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Sasol Inzalo debuts on JSE

Dec 01 2015 10:50

Sasol Inzalo ordinary shares have started trading on the JSE Empowerment Segment, its second listing after MTN's Zakhele shares commenced trading in November.


Eskom on Arnot job losses: SA can't afford output costs

Dec 01 2015 10:12

Eskom says it is deeply concerned over the potential loss of over 1 000 jobs at a coal mine but that neither Eskom nor SA can afford the mine's high production costs.


John Battersby: Why Malema was a hit with UK investors

Dec 01 2015 07:56

London-based director of the SA-UK Chamber of Commerce reports back on Julius Malema’s visit to London where he enthralled UK investors, attracting record crowds wherever he went.


Rand recovers from record lows

Dec 01 2015 09:28

The rand has reversed losses against the dollar after touching a record low in the previous session as the greenback retreated from a 13-year peak.


High-tech Barbie stokes privacy fears

Dec 01 2015 09:15

The new Wi-Fi connected Barbie doll, which connects to cloud servers, has some privacy activists up in arms


Naspers expands in US as Fed mulls rate rise

Dec 01 2015 07:35

Naspers is to increase its exposure to US tech startups as Africa’s biggest firm by market value seeks to limit the impact of a US rate hike, says CEO Bob van Dijk.


Val de Vie eyes 'super-estate' with Pearl Valley buy

Dec 01 2015 07:18

Val de Vie Estate has acquired the luxurious Pearl Valley golf estate between Paarl and Franschoek for an undisclosed amount.


New credit fees, rates laws to hit consumers in 2016

Nov 30 2015 20:30

Recently announced regulations limiting fees and interest rates in the unsecured lending space may boost the loan shark industry, warn industry experts.


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European stocks climb at open

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European stock markets have advanced in opening deals, with London's FTSE 100 index up 0.6% at 6 394.87 points.

China’s stocks rise as developers jump

Dec 01 2015 10:02

Chinese stocks have risen as property companies rallied the most in three months on speculation the government will loosen monetary policy.

China factory data disappoints, yuan lifts spirits

Dec 01 2015 09:45

China's factory activity has weakened further in the latest sign of a growth slowdown, but analysts say the yuan's inclusion was a sign of confidence.

Euro to bear brunt of yuan’s inclusion in IMF basket

Dec 01 2015 09:19

The euro’s worst year in a decade is looking even grimmer after the Chinese yuan’s inclusion in the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies.

Oil prices rise in Asia with OPEC meeting in focus

Dec 01 2015 07:55

Oil prices have risen in Asia, three days before an OPEC meeting in which the cartel is expected to maintain high output levels despite a global supply glut.

Dollar rally hits roadblock in Asian trading

Dec 01 2015 07:56

The dollar has fallen against the yen and other emerging Asian currencies as investors turned cautious and markets increasingly price in a long-awaited US interest rate hike.

UK mortgage approvals rise on housing demand

Nov 30 2015 15:46

UK mortgage approvals have risen in October, indicating continued robust demand in the housing market.

Eurozone stocks higher awaiting ECB help

Nov 30 2015 14:46

Eurozone stocks have risen with all eyes on this week's policy meeting of the ECB, which is widely expected to boost the single currency with more stimulus.

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Why South Africa needs to ‘save itself’

Dec 01 2015 08:30

Most of us are aware of the sad state of our national savings in South Africa (SA) and the important role that savings plays in the country’s sustained economic growth has not always been appreciated, writes René Grobler, Head of Investec Cash Investments.

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