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Seven insights into the heart of Naspers

Jul 01 2015 13:25

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk has shared key insights with Fin24 into the success of the media company as well as what opportunities and obstacles lie ahead.

Economy

Call to transform KZN gaming and betting sector

Jul 01 2015 13:12

KZN Finance MEC Belinda Scott is calling for transformation in the gaming and betting sector after appointing a new board.

News

Vavi-loyal unions will attend Cosatu congress

Jul 01 2015 11:28

Nine trade unions loyal to expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will attend the union federation's special national congress, but are not happy with the agenda.

Agribusiness

Poultry body seeks load shedding mercy for chickens

Jul 01 2015 10:57

Chicken producers will ask the state to help them guarantee electricity supply to SA’s biggest abattoirs as almost-daily power cuts are harming the birds’ welfare.

Currencies

Rand flat, shrugs off govt sale of Vodacom stake

Jul 01 2015 10:18

The rand has been flat against the dollar, shrugging off news that the government hassold off its stake in Vodacom to raise money for troubled Eskom.

Tech

Telkom cuts DSL, fibre data bundle prices

Jul 01 2015 09:44

Telecommunications company Telkom has reduced its fixed line data bundle costs, the latest in a series of price reductions from the company.

Eskom

Govt sells Vodacom stake to fund Eskom

Jul 01 2015 08:12

The government has sold its 13.91% stake in Vodacom to help fund the R23bn allocation to Eskom, says the National Treasury.

Economy

Greece now in same bracket as Zim, Sudan and Cuba

Jul 01 2015 07:47

Greece's last-minute overtures to creditors for financial aid were not enough to save it from becoming the first developed economy to default on an IMF loan.

 

In other news

China and Japan show hints of healing

Jul 01 2015 10:30

Growth in China's services sector has picked up in June while big Japanese companies planned to ramp up spending at the fastest pace in a decade.

European stock markets rebound

Jul 01 2015 10:05

Europe's main stock markets have rebounded at the open, with investors waiting to see if Greece will be granted an extension to its bailout.

HSBC faces $2.4bn bill for new ringfencing rules

Jul 01 2015 09:30

HSBC will face a bill of around $2.4bn to shield its domestic retail customers from riskier parts of its operations, says the chairperson of its UK business.

China factory activity contracts in June

Jul 01 2015 09:00

China's factory activity has contracted for the fourth straight month in June but at a slower pace than in May.

Euro holds steady after Greece defaults

Jul 01 2015 08:25

The euro has held steady in Asia as traders shrugged off the widely expected default by Greece, with focus now turning to the weekend's referendum.

Asia markets mostly higher, eyes on Greek referendum

Jul 01 2015 07:35

Asian markets have mostly risen as investors shrugged off Greece's default, with Tokyo lifted by an upbeat survey on business confidence.

US stocks rise as Greek default looms

Jul 01 2015 07:41

US stocks have finished moderately higher, recovering some of the prior session's losses, as Greece edged closer to a debt default.

Oil eases after Greece misses IMF payment

Jul 01 2015 07:28

Oil prices have eased in Asian trading after Greece missed a €1.5bn payment to the International Monetary Fund.

Analysis & Opinion

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VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR142.22R3.522.54%
MDC Mediclinic International ...R104.51R2.172.12%
MTN Mtn Group LimitedR233.36R4.612.02%
RMI Rand Merchant Insurance H...R43.32R0.852.00%
OML Old Mutual PlcR39.43R0.731.89%
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NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR38.03R-2.23-5.54%
TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR61.00R-3.13-4.88%
ASR Assore LimitedR98.51R-4.99-4.82%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR144.62R-6.34-4.20%
LON Lonmin PlcR20.87R-0.61-2.84%
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Investments

Art: As good as gold?

Jun 14 2015 15:00

‘When we look at the subindices of the media, we see the now decade-old declining dominance of oil,” ­George Herman, a senior ­investment strategist at ­Citadel Investment Services, tells City Press.

 

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