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Economy

Interest rate could peak near 11% next year

Jul 29 2014 14:15

Due to an ever increasing cost of living, many South Africans could lose their middle class status and fall (back) into poverty, warns an expert.

Economy

SA's jobless rate increases

Jul 29 2014 13:33

South Africa's unemployment rate has increased in the second quarter of 2014, data shows.

Equities

Strong run in resources propels JSE

Jul 29 2014 14:05

The All-share index on the JSE has traded solidly above the 52 000-point level, as the big market capitalisation shares pushed all the major indices higher.

Industrial

Eskom to get new CEO soon

Jul 29 2014 13:09

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says a new Eskom CEO will be appointed in the next few weeks to replace Brian Dames, who stepped down in March.

News

Fraud probe against estate agency, CCMA official

Jul 29 2014 11:45

A fraud case is being investigated against an estate agency and a CCMA commissioner for allegedly colluding to dismiss a man, reports Beeld.

News

Metal workers return to work after 4-week strike

Jul 29 2014 11:23

Metal workers have started returning to work, but the Reserve Bank has expressed concern that increases could trigger a wage-hike spiral and cost jobs.

Agribusiness

Bad pricing costs maize farmers 'millions'

Jul 29 2014 11:14

Maize farmers in South Africa are losing millions of rands by not carefully making use of pricing opportunities available to the sector, says FNB.

Financial Services

Investor sues over Barclays 'dark pool'

Jul 29 2014 10:24

A US investor is suing Barclays and current and former bosses over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying to customers.

 

In other news

Petra dives as big investor dumps stake

28 minutes ago

Petra Diamonds says its second-largest shareholder sold more than two-thirds of its stake in the diamond miner through a discounted stock placement.

European shares steady as sanctions risk mutes

Jul 29 2014 13:21

European shares have steadied, with earnings reports offset by the threat to the region's economy from any more sanctions against Russia by the West.

France wages 'peach war' on Spain

Jul 29 2014 12:19

French fruit-growers' anger is boiling over amid fears that their industry is on the verge of disappearing entirely because of diving prices.

China firm flees after illegally mining gold

Jul 29 2014 12:03

A Chinese firm suspected of illegally mining gold along the Mekong River in Laos has fled the country.

Gem Diamonds shines on Lesotho mine

Jul 29 2014 11:36

Gem Diamonds has posted an 80% jump in first-half revenue from its flagship Letseng diamond mine in Lesotho, driven by higher prices.

Brent dips as ample supplies weigh

Jul 29 2014 11:03

Oil prices have slipped for a second session as ample supply offset geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

UBS pays €300m to end tax row

Jul 29 2014 11:15

Switzerland's biggest bank UBS has settled a major tax evasion case in Germany and has agreed to pay a huge penalty.

Gold holds steady, focus on Fed meeting

Jul 29 2014 11:00

Gold was little changed at just above $1 300 an ounce, supported by geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

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ACL Arcelormittal South Afric...R35.54R1.183.43%
MUR Murray & Roberts Holdings...R24.95R0.702.89%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR382.00R9.802.63%
MNP Mondi PlcR195.30R4.802.52%
ITU Intu Properties PlcR58.55R1.402.45%
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OAO Oando PlcR1.80R-0.10-5.26%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R8.90R-0.20-2.20%
TON Tongaat Hulett LimitedR153.04R-1.96-1.26%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR26.43R-0.32-1.20%
GRT Growthpoint Properties Li...R24.91R-0.19-0.76%
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