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Currencies

Rand seen stable in data-dry week

Sep 22 2014 09:51

The rand has steadied and is expected to drift in a narrow range in a week bereft of market moving data and interrupted by a public holiday.

Economy

Rockefellers pledge $50bn fossil fuel divestment

Sep 22 2014 08:26

The Rockefellers and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals are set to announce pledges to divest a total of $50bn from fossil fuel investments.

News

CSIR signs radar deal to protect SA oceans

Sep 22 2014 07:50

South Africa may soon have a more effective means of protecting territorial waters from illegal fishers.

Economy

Eskom: Where will help come from?

Sep 21 2014 17:38

Economists say the state might dispose of its key assets to ease utility Eskom’s massive R225bn cash crunch.

Economy

No to fuel levy replacing Gauteng e-tolls

Sep 21 2014 15:13

Gauteng's e-tolls will not be replaced with a fuel levy after the country's other eight provinces overwhelmingly rejected this idea.

Economy

Hawkers vital to economy - MEC Maile

Sep 21 2014 14:55

Informal traders are a vital part of the provincial and national economy, says Gauteng economic development MEC Lebogang Maile.

Health

Private hospital staff: We are money-making slaves

Sep 21 2014 14:07

Private hospital staff have added their voice to the lively debate on the high cost of private hospital care.

Economy

Don't flash your cash, government urges public

Sep 21 2014 13:13

The government has reportedly urged the public not to flaunt their wealth, a "criticism that is meant for everyone".

 

In other news

High-flying dollar slips in Asia

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The dollar has retreated in Asia after surging last week on hints by the Fed of higher than expected interest rates and Scotland's decision to stay in the UK.

Nasa Maven begins Mars orbit

Sep 22 2014 09:03

Nasa's Maven spacecraft has begun orbiting Mars in a mission to study how the red planet's climate changed over time from warm and wet to cold and dry.

As it happened: Day 2 of the Loerie Awards

Sep 21 2014 19:04

News24's coverage of the Loerie Awards from the Cape Town ICC, where the country’s top creative minds come together to honour the leaders in their field.

US stocks gain on Fed, Scottish vote, Alibaba

Sep 22 2014 07:31

US stocks emerged stronger from the past week following a favourable Fed decision, rejection of Scottish independence and Alibaba's record stock offering.

Asian shares slip on profit-taking

Sep 22 2014 07:21

Asian markets mostly fallen on profit taking after the big gains at the end of last week, while the dollar eased from more than six-year highs against the yen.

Oil prices down ahead of Chinese data

Sep 22 2014 07:13

Oil prices have fallen as dealers await key Chinese manufacturing data for clues about demand in the world's top energy consumer, analysts have said.

R65m blown on canned Tshwane festival

Sep 21 2014 10:14

R65m from the City of Tshwane has been squandered on the cancelled TribeOne music festival, the City Press newspaper reported.

JSE investors turn to rand for direction

Sep 21 2014 18:20

Local markets will be closed for Heritage Day mid-week, and all eyes will be on the rand for further direction, after a lacklustre week on the SA bourse.

Analysis & Opinion

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World

Huge grain crops spell painfor US armers

Sep 21 2014 19:50

US corn and soybean crops could break records this year, but for farmers the bounty has a dark side: falling prices and a logistics nightmare getting crops to market.

 

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