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SA firms dragging their heels on Popi

Oct 23 2014 10:10

The implementation phase of the Protection of Personal Information Act is around the corner, but the majority of South African enterprises have not yet made an effort to comply with the legislation.

Mining

Amplats' strike-hit mines bounce back

Oct 23 2014 10:11

Full production at Anglo American Platinum's strike-hit Rustenburg, Union and Amandelbult mines has resumed a month ahead of schedule.

Mining

Harmony posts a R1.27bn net loss

Oct 23 2014 10:59

Mining company Harmony Gold has recorded a net loss of R1.27bn for the 2013 to 2014 financial year, according to its audited financial results.

Currencies

Rand retreats as Nene cuts growth outlook

Oct 23 2014 09:51

The rand has weakened against the dollar, following Finance MInister Nhlanhla Nene's warning that the economy was struggling to reduce poverty and create jobs.

Investment Holdings

Hosken suspends chair for alleged misconduct

Oct 23 2014 09:44

Hosken Consolidated Investments says it does not expect the suspension of its executive chairperson over alleged misconduct to impact financial performance.

Tech

MTN subscribers rise as competition bites

Oct 23 2014 09:17

MTN Group has reported a slight increase in quarterly subscribers, squeezed by stiff competition as well as tougher regulations in its key Nigerian market.

Economy

ANC not in favour of Numsa expulsion

Oct 23 2014 08:59

The ANC is not in favour of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA being expelled from Cosatu, deputy ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Industrial

R253m in bonuses for Transnet pensioners

Oct 23 2014 07:57

Transnet pensioners will receive a total of R253m in ad hoc bonuses from the funds including a voluntary bonus, taking the total to R2.3bn since 2010.

 

In other news

African Barrick Gold reins in costs

1 minutes ago

African Barrick Gold has reported a fall in overall expenses for the eighth consecutive quarter and expects full-year costs at the lower end of its target range.

EU leaders seek climate deal

6 minutes ago

European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions out to 2030 at an EU summit.

Nestlé ready to act if Ebola spreads - CEO

27 minutes ago

Nestlé has no plans to curb output in cocoa and coffee-rich West Africa because of Ebola, but is ready to adapt if the disease spreads, says the company's CEO.

EU aids €200m to help develop Ebola vaccines

36 minutes ago

Europe is to earmark €200m into the development of Ebola vaccines, as well as drugs and diagnostic tests, according to reliable sources.

Tesco CEO says more ways to win back shoppers

51 minutes ago

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis says there is more it can do on prices, but it was not the only way for the embattled British supermarket to win back lost market share.

Skill shortage drives salaries up in UK

Oct 23 2014 10:15

A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6% in the last year.

UK consumer confidence tumbles

Oct 23 2014 10:00

Consumer confidence in Britain has taken its biggest tumble in four years this month as workers in low-paid sectors worry about losing their jobs.

Buffett copycats risk a pounding

Oct 23 2014 09:35

Sharp drops in many of the stocks owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in recent weeks have hit the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio hard.

Analysis & Opinion

Budget

Mini budget worth a cheer

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Zuma king of free spenders

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Opinion and Analysis

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Ian Mann explains why Warren Buffett's son chose happiness over great...

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Bonds hit 7-week low on inflation, budget

Oct 23 2014 08:34

Yields on South African government bonds have dropped to seven-week lows, pushed down by inflation data and a mini budget that went down well with investors.

 

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