• BEE winners and losers

    Creating real change and real jobs requires a new ideology, says Gerhard Papenfus.

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    Addressing risk well and timeously can be a source of growth, says Ian Mann.

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    Taxpayers keep funding structures with big plans but who knows what efficacy, says Mandi Smallhorne.

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Vavi vows to fight on

Mar 31 2015 11:27

I don't just walk away, says Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi to reports that he intends accepting his dismissal and establishing a rival federation.

Financial Services

Standard Bank's Zim unit stays profitable

Mar 31 2015 13:03

In an environment of bank closures and a liquidity crunch, Standard Bank's Zimbabwean unit has reported 13.11% profit growth for the year to end-December 2014.


Telkom delays outsourcing date

Mar 31 2015 11:10

Telecoms network Telkom has pushed forward the date on which it plans to transfer staff affected by its outsourcing plans by one month.


Eskom's Tsotsi resignation sends rand down

Mar 31 2015 11:07

The rand has weakened against the dollar, after the overnight resignation of Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi following an evening board meeting about his position.

Financial Services

Top five insurers earn R28.4bn in 2014

Mar 31 2015 12:43

SA's top five long-term insurance companies recorded total earnings of R28.4bn last year, according to the latest PwC Insurance Industry Analysis survey.


Tsotsi's resignation long overdue - NUM

Mar 31 2015 09:25

The National Union of Mineworkers says it hopes the resignation of Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi will bring stability to the power supplier.


Orange has no plan to buy Cell C

Mar 31 2015 08:28

While the future of Cell C is uncertain, Orange officials say they are not in talks to buy a majority share in the operator.


Household credit growth sinks to five-year low

Mar 31 2015 06:00

Growth in the total value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector has hit its lowest level since January 2010, says Absa.


In other news

UK pub group snaps up beer business

3 minutes ago

British pubs and brewery group Marston's says it has agreed to buy the beer division of Thwaites for £25m.

Asian shares close slightly higher

-11 minutes ago

Asian shares have ended slightly higher after China's central bank eased mortgage rules to boost the mainland property market.

China probes senior power official for graft

33 minutes ago

A top official of state-run China Southern Power Grid is being investigated for "serious disciplinary violations", as government intensifies graft fight.

British coal imports jump ahead of carbon tax

-12 minutes ago

Britain's coal imports should soar for the first quarter of 2015 as utilities hoard ahead of a tax rise to entice them away from coal-fired power generation.

Windsor Castle faces labour dispute

Mar 31 2015 09:00

Staff at Windsor Castle, one of Queen Elizabeth's residences, are considering withdrawing some services such as guided tours in a dispute over low pay.

Euro falls on jitters over Greece debt deal

Mar 31 2015 08:43

The euro has drifted lower in Asia with investors following talks between debt-hit Greece as Athens looks to reform its bailout obligations.

Asian shares track US rally on stimulus hopes

Mar 31 2015 07:46

Asian markets have rallied, led by Hong Kong and Shanghai after China's decision to ease mortgage rules fuelled hopes for further stimulus measures.

Oil edges lower as Iran nuke deadline looms

Mar 31 2015 07:40

Oil prices have fallen in Asia as dealers monitored last-ditch efforts between global powers and Iran to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.35R1.109.78%
CPI Capitec Bank Holdings Lim...R524.00R22.804.55%
COH Curro Holdings LimitedR34.21R1.013.04%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R27.13R0.732.77%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR93.00R2.502.76%
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PPC Ppc LimitedR18.27R-0.63-3.33%
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings Limit...R21.75R-0.54-2.42%
AGL Anglo American PlcR186.25R-4.49-2.35%
PFG Pioneer Food Group Limite...R176.81R-3.19-1.77%
BIL Bhp Billiton PlcR268.36R-4.18-1.53%
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