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Economy

SA records a R24bn trade deficit for Jan

Feb 27 2015 16:12

SA's trade balance has swung into a wide deficit in January, after exports fell sharply, data from Sars shows.

Tech

Facebook warned over data protection

Feb 27 2015 14:28

German consumer groups say they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.

Tech

China deletes 1000s of internet accounts

Feb 27 2015 16:32

Some of China's largest internet companies have deleted more than 60 000 online accounts because their names did not conform to regulations.

Budget

Budget offers glimmer of hope for SMEs

Feb 27 2015 13:03

The budget showed support for SMEs with tax relief for the smallest enterprises but could have done more to help businesses prosper, says Sage Pastel's Daryl Blundell.

Profiles

Innovating with the right mentorship is key

Feb 27 2015 14:52

Mentorship is the cornerstone to building a successful career as an entrepreneur, according to the founders of FlavaLite Innovations.

Tech

Top tech tools that will revolutionise education

Feb 27 2015 13:02

As the cost of the technology decreases, particular solutions will take centre stage, says a research firm.

Equities

JSE consolidates in line with world markets

Feb 27 2015 13:59

The JSE has continued to consolidate, following world markets which are moving mostly sideways after recent records.

Budget

No miracles, no apocalypse for SA - expert

Feb 27 2015 12:27

Budget 2015 shows it could be the first time government is more pessimistic about economic growth than the private sector, says an economist.

 

In other news

BoE's next move likely to be rate hike

1 minutes ago

The Bank of England is expected to increase the interest rates because the factors that have pushed down inflation sharply are largely transitory.

London stocks high at end of record-breaking week

36 minutes ago

London's stock market has hit a record high, rounding off a successful week for European indices thanks to a deal on Greece's bailout and positive company results.

UK consumers more confident as pay grows

Feb 27 2015 15:55

British consumers have turned more upbeat as faster pay growth and low inflation make them more confident about their finances, ahead of the national elections.

Russia to tap $50bn from emergency fund

Feb 27 2015 15:00

Russia plans to spend more than $50bn from its emergency Reserve Fund in 2015 as falling oil prices cause the government's deficit to rise.

Sanral welcomes Nene's e-toll stance

Feb 27 2015 14:20

The SA National Roads Agency has welcomed Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's endorsement of the e-tolling system in Gauteng.

How restaurants get you to spend more

Feb 27 2015 13:55

The tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realise.

Clickbait secrets revealed

Feb 27 2015 10:27

Experts reveal the trickery used by brand marketers to entice internet users into clicking on certain pages.

Walmart joins growing US march on wage hikes

Feb 27 2015 13:45

Walmart, the largest retailer in the United States, is increasing wages, and economists are hoping to see a chain reaction.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

More leadership, Mr Nene

Nene's prudent budget may be a touch too conservative, says Jaco Leuvennink....

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State firm let-downs

Parastatals' lacklustre performance is a reputational threat to firms,...

Opinion and Analysis

Generational rethink

Technology is blurring age-related generational divides in business, says...

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Tech

Mystery Apple event planned for March 9

Feb 27 2015 11:48

Apple has sent out invitations for a mystery event due to take place next month, amid speculation about an imminent launch of its much anticipated Apple Watch.

 

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