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Careers

Report: Few black students major in high-paying fields

Feb 09 2016 09:07

Research shows that the good jobs (secure, high-paying, non-manual labour) are going to people with a Bachelor's degree.

Mining

Junior miners ready to pounce on bargains

Feb 09 2016 07:22

Junior mining companies are starting to lick their lips for some of the assets of bigger miners currently up for sale, says EY Africa's mining and metals sector leader.

Economy

Obama signs Africa electricity initiative into law

Feb 09 2016 07:09

President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure aimed at expanding electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan Africa, a move that will boost growth.

Retail

Lewis in move to curb cost confusion

Feb 09 2016 06:25

Lewis Group is launching a specialised call centre to limit any potential misunderstandings of the costs, services and fees to be paid by customers.

Eskom

Over 8 000 oppose Eskom price increases

Feb 08 2016 19:01

The hearings into Eskom's application for a tariff increase to recoup R22.8bn for the 2013/14 financial year, have drawn strong public opposition.

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The power of changing your mind

Feb 09 2016 06:47

Through the mind-set of persuadability, good leaders can become the best leaders, says Ian Mann.

Economy

Profit shifting changes could hit mining - report

Feb 08 2016 21:00

Rule changes regarding base erosion and profit shifting could add an additional layer of uncertainty for the future of the mining industry, according to a report.

 

In other news

Yen jumps to 2014 high as Japan 10-year yield drop

13 minutes ago

The yen has strengthened past ¥115/$ for the first time in more than a year and Japan’s benchmark 10-year yield fell in an unprecedented decline below zero.

US stocks drop as credit worries sink banks

Feb 09 2016 07:12

Wall Street stocks have finished sharply lower, joining a European equity rout, as fears of an economic slowdown weighed especially hard on financial and technology shares.

Asian stocks extend global rout as traders flee to safety

Feb 09 2016 07:10

Tokyo stocks have led a rout across Asian markets, while Japanese government bond yields turned negative, the dollar dived against the yen and gold jumped.

Oil prices stage mild recovery after sell-off

Feb 09 2016 07:08

Oil prices have rallied after a three-day sell-off that saw the US benchmark sink back below $30 a barrel, analysts warned the ongoing supply glut will keep a lid on oil.

India sees growth exceeding estimate

Feb 08 2016 16:00

India has seen its growth exceeding economists’ estimates to overtake a slowing China, a pace Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be under pressure to sustain.

Emerging currencies gain Middle East shares on oil rebound

Feb 08 2016 12:13

Emerging-market currencies have advanced, led by Russia’s rouble, shares in the Middle East climbed amid speculation Saudi Arabia and Venezuela will stabilise crude prices.

Uber's surge pricing applied to smoothies

Feb 08 2016 10:19

By raising prices as demand increases, Uber is able not only to influence demand in line with supply, it also can encourage more drivers to take to the road.

Dollar gains as US jobs report keeps alive rate hike hopes

Feb 08 2016 07:42

The dollar has extended its gains as a closely watched US jobs report fanned speculation that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates as early as next month.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The power of changing your mind

Through the mind-set of persuadability, good leaders can become the best...

Opinion

Without water, SA anticipates mammoth crop failure

Climate-related consequences are raising food prices, joblessness, crime,...

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When unions later this year start to demand double digit pay rises, do...

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AVI Avi LimitedR83.00R2.773.45%
FBR Famous Brands LimitedR109.00R2.502.35%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R40.65R0.852.14%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R40.10R0.741.88%
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INL Investec LimitedR97.04R-3.71-3.68%
TRU Truworths International L...R92.64R-3.25-3.39%
SPP The Spar Group LimitedR173.56R-5.65-3.15%
REM Remgro LimitedR238.50R-7.50-3.05%
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