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Govt to issue gas-to-power tender in 2015

Aug 04 2015 16:55

The government will issue a tender for a gas-to-power project before the end of the year, a senior government official says.


Maternity leave: who qualifies?

Aug 03 2015 17:00

When does a man qualify for paternity leave? It’s a complicated issue, as a recent case has demonstrated.


Bruggemans looks ahead to 2018 and R22.50/$

Aug 04 2015 14:43

There are two outcomes for the rand: a manageable mangling over three years or a potential 80% free-fall at R22.50 to the dollar by mid-2018, says Cees Bruggemans.


European exposure the focus in 5 shares to watch

Aug 04 2015 16:05

With a weak euro, low rates and a bond buying programme scheduled, European equities, at their current valuations, appear to be offering value, says an expert.


E-toll testing kicks off in Durban

Aug 04 2015 13:43

An e-toll collection system testing phase has commenced on the N3 Toll Route between Durban and Gauteng.


Hackers rob SA of 1 billion data points - IBM

Aug 04 2015 13:16

Cyber crime is costing South African industry a fortune as data leaks hamper business growth, says a study that seeks to quantify the losses.


Nedbank fillip boosts JSE

Aug 04 2015 14:06

A strong performance by Nedbank has given the Financial index on the JSE a firm lift, which in turn helped pull the whole market higher.


In other news

China, Asia on shaky ground as factories back up

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Headwinds for China have intensified at the start of the third quarter, with manufacturing conditions in China deteriorating to their worst in two years in July.

Push for US to cede internet domain control

Aug 04 2015 16:00

Experts have explained how the US government can let go of oversight over a non-profit global internet body that is responsible for names such as .com and .net.

US stocks flat as oil prices rally

Aug 04 2015 16:00

US equities have opened little changed as oil prices rallied and the Chinese stock market notched strong gains following new government measures.

Oil prices rebound, owing to weak Chinese data

Aug 04 2015 15:45

Oil prices have rebounded after falling steeply owing to weak Chinese and US manufacturing and continued worries about the global supply glut.

Tips for buying a sectional title property

Aug 04 2015 15:28

When buying a sectional title property, an owner invests in a community rather than just acquiring a property, states the Absa Homeowners Insights survey.

UK takes £1bn hit in RBS sell-off

Aug 04 2015 15:05

Britain took a £1.1bn loss on its first sale of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland, sparking accusations of an unnecessarily rushed and costly disposal.

European stock markets drop amid Greece fallout

Aug 04 2015 14:00

European stock markets have fallen as investors reacted to the fallout from Greece, with focus on the banking sector.

Greek stock market normalising: Greek chief

Aug 04 2015 13:46

The head of the Greek stock market says that trading appeared to be settling down after the previous day's record losses that followed a five-week shut down.

Analysis & Opinion


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Shutting down good citizens

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ESG reporting in SA: where are the gaps?

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  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
NED Nedbank Group LimitedR271.02R13.115.08%
RMH Rmb Holdings LimitedR70.62R2.844.19%
SHP Shoprite Holdings LimitedR172.17R6.904.17%
TBS Tiger Brands LimitedR298.60R11.704.08%
REM Remgro LimitedR265.24R9.163.58%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.01R-0.49-3.92%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR15.54R-0.62-3.84%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR98.36R-3.71-3.63%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR69.57R-1.87-2.62%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR31.82R-0.63-1.94%
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Challenges of the sandwich generation

Aug 03 2015 07:49

Not saving for your children’s education because you’re also supporting aged parents will result in an uneducated generation which is less able to find work, warns an expert.


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