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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.

Financial Services

FNB re-appointed as bank of Gauteng government

Aug 04 2015 12:38

Gauteng has re-appointed First National Bank as its banker for the next five years, a contract worth an estimated R20m a year, according to finance MEC Barbara Creecy.

News

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.

Tech

Asteroid mining could 'rescue' industry

Aug 04 2015 11:09

As mining companies struggle with the falling price of precious metals, the answer may lie in space

Equities

Mining shares hammered as metal prices drop

Aug 04 2015 11:37

South African commodity stocks, including Kumba Iron Ore and Impala Platinum have sunk to multi-year lows as metal prices tumbled.

Financial Services

Nedbank lifts profit on fee income

Aug 04 2015 11:07

Nedbank has reported a 14.1% increase in first-half profit as growth in fee income helped offset muted growth in lending.

Tech

Your smartphone could land you in jail

Aug 04 2015 10:03

Simply taking a picture with your cellphone can land you in hot water in a foreign country, if you're not careful.

Currencies

Rand recovers but remains vulnerable

Aug 04 2015 09:43

The rand has recovered some lost ground against the dollar and its emerging market peers in early trade, but remains vulnerable ahead of US jobs data.

 

In other news

Greece expects bailout deal by August 18

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Greece expects to conclude a bailout deal with international lenders, with the drafting of the accord to start, says a government spokesperson.

Asian stocks mixed, China surges on new rules

Aug 04 2015 12:36

Asian stocks have been mixed in afternoon trading, as China announced new rules restricting short selling after a recent market rout.

Greek banking stocks plunge again

Aug 04 2015 11:23

Greece's banking stocks have plunged for the second day in a row, dragging the main Athens index down and reflecting continuing financial and economic woes.

European shares slip on earnings disappointment

Aug 04 2015 10:26

European stock markets have lost ground, with French bank Credit Agricole and BMW among the worst performers after reporting results.

Hackers hit German federal prosecutor website

Aug 04 2015 09:40

Hackers have blocked part of the German federal prosecutor's office, a spokesperson said, but she could not give any details about the scope of the attack.

Twitter shares tumble on growth worries

Aug 04 2015 08:28

Twitter shares fell to an all-time low, weighed down by doubts that the popular messaging platform isn't growing fast enough to thrive.

Euro under pressure after Greek stock plunge

Aug 04 2015 07:57

The euro has been under pressure following a sell-off in New York as a plunge on the Greek stock market revived worries about Athens' future in the eurozone.

US stocks drop as oil equities tumble

Aug 04 2015 07:51

US stocks have fallen with petroleum-linked equities retreating on a big drop in oil prices as Wall Street girds for a busy week of economic reports.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Real reasons why companies succeed

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Opinion

Shutting down good citizens

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Opinion

ESG reporting in SA: where are the gaps?

What are the gaps in sound environmental, social and governance policies...

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
NED Nedbank Group LimitedR273.48R15.576.04%
RMH Rmb Holdings LimitedR69.82R2.043.01%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR17.49R0.462.70%
FSR Firstrand LimitedR56.00R1.402.56%
WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R101.08R2.342.37%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR97.44R-4.63-4.54%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR68.91R-2.53-3.54%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR31.60R-0.85-2.62%
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.20R-0.30-2.40%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR15.78R-0.38-2.35%
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Savings

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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