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Gauteng govt finance head fired

May 05 2015 17:18

The Gauteng government's finance department head has been fired for wasting R50m on an IT contract.


PIC ‘exploring’ Vodacom deal

May 05 2015 17:49

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa’s biggest money manager, is said to be considering increasing its stake in telecoms company Vodacom.


Eskom: Stage 1 load shedding kicks in

May 05 2015 16:22

Eskom has announced that it would implement Stage 1 load shedding from 17:00 on Tuesday.


Ebrahim Patel: Invest in infrastructure to grow SA

May 05 2015 16:21

A shift in investment towards SA’s ambitious long-term infrastructure strategy should be put under the spotlight, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.


New tool reveals heart of SA internet

May 05 2015 15:59

A locally developed tool can show you exactly what the beating heart of the South African internet landscape is like.

Financial Services

Transaction Capital shows solid growth

May 05 2015 17:09

Transaction Capital has delivered solid growth in its headline earnings per share, according to its results for the first half of 2015.


'Technically insolvent' SAA wanted more money - Comair

May 05 2015 14:56

Instead of facing the music and going into business rescue, the ''technically insolvent'' SAA opted for another government bailout, the Comair lawyer has argued.


Health food group buys out Kauai

May 05 2015 14:10

Real Foods has bought the Kauai group, ending the journey of three friends who were inspired on a trip to Hawaii and launched the first store 19 years ago in Cape Town.


In other news

Garden Route one of Mango’s top performing areas

May 05 2015 17:01

The Eastern Cape has become one of low cost airline Mango’s fastest growing network areas.

European shares fall as Greek stocks slide

May 05 2015 16:45

European shares have fallen as renewed worries over Greece weighed on the region's stock markets.

US stocks dip as trade deficit swells

May 05 2015 16:06

Wall Street stocks have opened lower after the US trade deficit surged more than 40% in March to a six-year high.

India to sign port deal with Iran

May 05 2015 14:30

India will push ahead this week with plans to build a port in southeast Iran, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen to develop trade ties with Central Asia.

Asian bourses drift as IPOs roil China stocks

May 05 2015 14:00

Asian stocks have drifted, reversing earlier gains, with China stocks taking fright as new share issues raised the prospect of a sell-off.

Greece steps up diplomacy to avert cash crunch

May 05 2015 13:43

Greece has stepped up diplomacy with eurozone partners to try to avert a potentially catastrophic funding crunch this month, when it is due to repay debt to the IMF.

European stocks advance on UBS, Adidas earnings

May 05 2015 12:15

European stocks have advanced for a second day as companies including UBS Group AG and Adidas AG posted better- than-estimated results.

Urbanising India best bet for Chinese steel

May 05 2015 10:15

India will be the lone bright spot for Chinese steelmen trying to cut bloated inventories as Asia's third-largest economy embarks on an urbanisation drive.

Analysis & Opinion


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WinnersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR184.11R17.1110.25%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR106.31R6.446.45%
LON Lonmin PlcR27.82R1.636.22%
RLO Reunert LimitedR65.00R3.665.97%
OMN Omnia Holdings LimitedR171.98R9.685.96%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
CCO Capital & Counties Proper...R72.00R-2.70-3.61%
PFG Pioneer Food Group Limite...R183.80R-5.20-2.75%
ROC Rockcastle Global Real Es...R32.79R-0.92-2.73%
RMI Rand Merchant Insurance H...R46.20R-1.27-2.68%
BTI British American Tobacco ...R650.00R-17.73-2.66%
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Get help from outside

May 05 2015 09:11

Six professional women in the Midlands have established a co-operative, the Business Skills Alliance, to offer business skills, support and training to small and medium enterprises.


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