• BEE winners and losers

    Creating real change and real jobs requires a new ideology, says Gerhard Papenfus.

  • Governance matters

    Addressing risk well and timeously can be a source of growth, says Ian Mann.

  • Road to riches

    Taxpayers keep funding structures with big plans but who knows what efficacy, says Mandi Smallhorne.

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Tech

WhatsApp calling comes to all Android users

Mar 31 2015 16:28

Android users don't need an invite to use the voice calling feature on the instant messaging service anymore.

Tech

Novus Holdings lists on the JSE

Mar 31 2015 16:51

Printing business Novus Holdings has kicked off its first day of trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Economy

Chamber urges Eskom to hire experts

Mar 31 2015 15:43

Experts must urgently be appointed to deal effectively with the severe crisis at Eskom, which has become a big embarrassment for SA, says a business chamber.

Economy

Opposition slams Zuma favourite in Eskom hot seat

Mar 31 2015 14:14

Opposition political parties have reacted with scepticism over the appointment of former SABC chairperson Dr Ben Ngubane as acting chairperson of Eskom.

News

Cosatu dismisses Vavi with immediate effect

Mar 31 2015 13:54

Cosatu has confirmed the suspension of general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and accused him of several violations.

Economy

February trade deficit narrows to R8.48bn

Mar 31 2015 15:18

South Africa's trade deficit has narrowed to R8.48bn in February after a substantial rise in exports, data from the South African Revenue Services shows.

Mining

Courts to decide on mines ownership compliance

Mar 31 2015 14:51

Mines minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says there has been 'no consensus' with industry over a mandated target of 26% black ownership.

Equities

JSE slows down ahead of Easter break

Mar 31 2015 14:20

The JSE seems set to end the first quarter of 2015 on a quiet note, with the major indices dropping slightly by midday.

 

In other news

German conservative quits after Greek extension

Mar 31 2015 16:19

A prominent Eurosceptic in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc has resigned, due to being pressured to back an extension of Greece's bailout.

US stocks drop as volatility reigns

Mar 31 2015 15:56

US stocks have dropped in opening trade, giving back some of the prior session gains as volatility in equity markets stays elevated.

UK pub group snaps up beer business

Mar 31 2015 13:15

British pubs and brewery group Marston's says it has agreed to buy the beer division of Thwaites for £25m.

Eurozone price fall slows as expected

Mar 31 2015 13:45

Eurozone consumer prices have fallen again, as expected, but the decline was the smallest this year, indicating the price of goods and services could start rising.

Asian shares close slightly higher

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Asian shares have ended slightly higher after China's central bank eased mortgage rules to boost the mainland property market.

China probes senior power official for graft

Mar 31 2015 12:45

A top official of state-run China Southern Power Grid is being investigated for "serious disciplinary violations", as government intensifies graft fight.

UK coal imports jump ahead of carbon tax

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Britain's coal imports should soar for the first quarter of 2015 as utilities hoard ahead of a tax rise to entice them away from coal-fired power generation.

Windsor Castle faces labour dispute

Mar 31 2015 09:00

Staff at Windsor Castle, one of Queen Elizabeth's residences, are considering withdrawing some services such as guided tours in a dispute over low pay.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BEE winners and losers

Creating real change and real jobs requires a new ideology, says Gerhard...

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Grappling with governance

Addressing risk well and timeously can be a source of growth, says Ian...

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The yellow brick road to riches

Taxpayers are funding another structure with big plans but who knows what...

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.35R1.109.78%
CPI Capitec Bank Holdings Lim...R527.66R26.465.28%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R27.47R1.074.05%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR93.79R3.293.64%
COH Curro Holdings LimitedR34.30R1.103.31%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
AGL Anglo American PlcR183.06R-7.68-4.03%
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings Limit...R21.56R-0.73-3.28%
TBS Tiger Brands LimitedR304.72R-10.31-3.27%
PPC Ppc LimitedR18.37R-0.53-2.80%
PIK Pick N Pay Stores LimitedR49.73R-1.32-2.59%
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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.
 

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