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ICT

Bribery: Pinnacle exec's case postponed

Apr 24 2014 14:45

The case against Pinnacle executive director Takalani Tshivhase, who allegedly offered a R5m bribe to a police official to win a contract, has been postponed.

Mining

Anglo American faces new silicosis protest

Apr 24 2014 14:02

The planned high profile protest at Anglo American's annual general meeting in London highlights renewed claims by miners suffering from the deadly silicosis disease.

Equities

JSE hovers in record territory

Apr 24 2014 13:33

The JSE could be heading for a new record close as the All-share index strengthened considerably in morning trade.

ICT

MTN reports scant subscriber growth

Apr 24 2014 13:02

MTN has reported slower growth in subscriber numbers for the first quarter after it disconnected nearly a million unprofitable users, sending its shares lower.

Economy

PPI quickens to 8.2%

Apr 24 2014 12:23

South Africa's headline producer inflation accelerated to 8.2% year-on-year in March from 7.7% in February, says Statistics South Africa.

Economy

Retired Transnet employees 'left homeless'

Apr 24 2014 12:10

Some retired Transnet employees live on the streets and some of them end up committing suicide because they cannot afford to pay rent, warns a political party.

Economy

Current account gap a threat to stability

Apr 24 2014 10:52

South Africa's current account deficit, while shrinking, presents a marked risk to the stability of the country's financial system, says the Reserve Bank.

Mining

Ups and downs in Anglo output

Apr 24 2014 10:43

Anglo American has posted an increase in its copper and iron ore production in the first quarter of 2014, but its platinum output slumped.

 

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Stiff penalties for illicit cigarettes

17 minutes ago

Penalties for those caught dealing in so-called illicit cigarettes are steep, according to the Tobacco Institute of SA.

Virgin Atlantic plots return to profit

26 minutes ago

British airline Virgin Atlantic expects the benefits of its cost-cutting plan and a tie-up with US carrier Delta Air Lines to help it back to profit.

More confidence in financial services - Sarb

32 minutes ago

Confidence in the domestic financial services sector improved marginally in the fourth quarter of 2013, says the SA Reserve Bank.

Russia may restrict Polish apple imports

39 minutes ago

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan may restrict imports of Polish apples due to concerns over the quality of food safety checks.

AstraZeneca seeking deals

47 minutes ago

AstraZeneca, the British drugs giant, would not be drawn over reports it faces a mega takeover bid from Pfizer, alongside news that its profits had halved.

Barclays chair defends staff bonuses

53 minutes ago

Barclays chair David Walker has defended pay levels at the bank, telling shareholders that it needed to raise bonuses to stop an exodus of senior executives.

Asian shares mixed after Wall St losses

58 minutes ago

Asian markets have been mixed following losses on Wall Street, while Japanese traders were disappointed by the lack of progress on a Pacific trade pact.

EU needs energy union, say France, Poland

Apr 24 2014 14:27

France and Poland have put forward a proposal for a European energy community to counter the dependence of some European countries on Russian gas.

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Gazprom: Ukraine owes extra $11bn for gas

Apr 24 2014 13:15

Russia's Gazprom has slapped Ukraine energy firm with an additional gas bill more than five times its previous claim, ratcheting up pressure on Kiev.

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Apple investors await next big thing

Apr 24 2014 14:02

A truly successful new product will boost Wall Street's confidence in the post-Steve Jobs leadership, while restoring Apple's reputation as a top innovator.

 

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