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Tech

Uber brings Christmas shopping relief to SA

Dec 18 2014 08:20

With Christmas around the corner and malls being packed with shoppers, an online partnership hopes to bring back the "ho ho ho" into the festive season.

Currencies

Rand rallies after Fed soothes sentiment

Dec 18 2014 09:24

The rand has rallied against the dollar as the US Fed's statement signalling interest rates would remain near zero offered respite to emerging market currencies.

Economy

Earthlife Africa slams nuclear 'pipe dream'

Dec 18 2014 09:06

Earthlife Africa has criticised plans to build nuclear power stations, saying they are not transparent and large infrastructure projects won't solve energy ills.

Industrial

Transnet pensioners in R80bn suit dying off

Dec 18 2014 07:55

Some 7 000 Transnet pensioners have died since the first steps were taken to launch a class action case against the state-owned transport company, it has emerged.

Inside Labour

Labour Wrap: May majority will prevail

Dec 18 2014 07:35

In his last Labour Wrap of 2014, Terry Bell looks back over what he maintains was perhaps the most turbulent and taxing year in the past 20.

Economy

Judgment expected in Sars Pillay case

Dec 18 2014 07:34

The Labour Court in Johannesburg is expected to hand down judgment in SA Revenue Service deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay's bid to have his suspension overturned.

South Africa

Bogus Pikitup workers' arrest welcomed

Dec 17 2014 19:52

The Pikitup acting MD has welcomed the arrest of four bogus employees who have been arrested for harassment and demanding donations or Christmas gifts.

Africa

Zimbabwe, Zambia get $275m for Kariba repairs

Dec 17 2014 17:18

The World Bank has extended $275m in loans to Zimbabwe and Zambia for urgent repairs to the Kariba Dam on the border between the two countries.

 

In other news

Rouble rises as Russia acts to halt collapse

14 minutes ago

The rouble has made gains against the dollar and the euro after the Russian government pledged to defend the currency after it plunged to record lows.

US consumer prices fall on looming rate hike

29 minutes ago

US consumer prices have recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years but did little to change views the Fed Reserve will start raising interest rates.

Dow gains as Fed keeps rates low

Dec 18 2014 07:57

The Dow has jumped nearly 300 points after the US Federal Reserve made no monetary policy changes, saying it can remain "patient" before raising interest rates.

Asian markets up after Fed meeting

Dec 18 2014 07:49

Asian markets have rallied with investors rushing back after a recent sell-off, spurred by a Wall Street recovery and an indication from the US Federal Reserve that interest rates will not likely rise until mid-2015.

Oil up on stabilising rouble, US supply drop

Dec 18 2014 07:45

World oil prices have rallied somewhat after the rouble stabilised and the US reported lower crude inventories.

JSE ends lower, with a drop in Naspers, FirstRand

Dec 17 2014 18:58

The JSE has ended lower as a gain by Amplats was outweighed by a drop in index heavyweights Naspers and FirstRand.

European stocks close mostly higher

Dec 17 2014 19:19

Europe's main stock markets have mostly closed higher, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rising 0.07%.

Kansai reactors clear initial safety rules

Dec 17 2014 19:15

Japan's nuclear regulator has given an initial safety clearance to two reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power.

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SOL Sasol LimitedR423.99R20.565.10%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1367.24R53.724.09%
ASR Assore LimitedR152.89R5.904.01%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR95.40R3.453.75%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR330.54R9.472.95%
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OCE Oceana Group LimitedR98.02R-3.98-3.90%
HCI Hosken Consolidated Inves...R138.25R-3.75-2.64%
ILV Illovo Sugar LimitedR23.22R-0.41-1.74%
KAP Kap Industrial Holdings L...R4.81R-0.08-1.64%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R9.38R-0.12-1.26%
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