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News

Vavi: It would be a mockery for me to attend Cosatu meeting

Mar 30 2015 12:02

The fate of Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi could be decided during a special Central Executive Committee meeting.

Tech

SA police overwhelmed with ID theft - expert

Mar 30 2015 11:03

Identity crime in order to commit fraud in SA overwhelms an already stretched police force, says an expert.

Eskom

No load shedding plans, says Eskom

Mar 30 2015 10:39

There are no scheduled power outages for Monday but Eskom warns that if it loses any of its generators, load shedding could follow.

BizNews

Biznews responds to Belvedere defamation letter

Mar 30 2015 09:13

The Kellermann strategy of using the law to try to silence the perceived soft target was also used by now defunct Sharemax after it was exposed by Deon Basson, says Biznews.

Currencies

Rand weakens as public sector strike looms

Mar 30 2015 09:25

The rand has extended losses against the dollar as inflation pressures increased with local petrol prices set to rise 14% and a public sector wage dispute.

Resources

Criminals sophisticated in attacks on businesses

Mar 30 2015 09:44

Criminals have become increasingly sophisticated and strategic in their attacks on businesses during the movement of cash, warns an expert.

News

Public sector strike threat looms

Mar 29 2015 07:56

Talks are continuing between the government and public sector unions as their existing agreement expires on Tuesday.

Economy

February credit growth slows

Mar 30 2015 09:34

South Africa's private sector credit demand slowed to 8.67% year-on-year in February from an unrevised 9.15% in January, says the Reserve Bank.

 

In other news

Rivals to focus on organic firms after Kraft deal

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The macaroni and ketchup merger of Kraft Foods and HJ Heinz may prove a boon to the far smaller natural and organic food companies that have seized market share.

Total sells Nigerian oil field stake

Mar 30 2015 11:30

French oil giant Total says it has sold its stake in a Nigerian oil field to a local company for $569m.

World bank admits Chinese bank pressure

Mar 30 2015 11:30

A World Bank Group executive has admitted the bank is under pressure to reform as more countries are joining a new China-backed investment bank.

British Airways frequent flyer accounts hacked

Mar 30 2015 11:00

British Airways says tens of thousands of its frequent flyer accounts have been hacked and that it has frozen those affected to sort the problem out.

Rallying techs help European stocks bounce back

Mar 30 2015 10:40

European stocks have risen early, bouncing back from last week's losses with tech shares rallying after merger talks in the sector spurred a late-session rally.

SAA celebrates inaugural Abu Dhabi flight

Mar 30 2015 10:21

South African Airways flight SA278 took off for the first time this weekend, opening the national carrier up to a significant expansion in intercontinental reach.

Crucial round of German pay talks under way

Mar 30 2015 10:15

A fourth and concluding round of German public-sector pay negotiations have gotten under way in the town of near Berlin, with both sides willing to compromise.

US jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate

Mar 30 2015 09:46

The state of the US labour market in March will consume economists and investors in the week leading up to Easter.

Analysis & Opinion

Economy

The yellow brick road to riches

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Inside Labour

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  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR81.50R3.604.62%
NPK Nampak LimitedR41.79R1.794.48%
MPC Mr Price Group LimitedR261.59R9.633.82%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1837.00R63.443.58%
ACP Acucap Properties LimitedR57.78R1.983.55%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR26.76R-0.82-2.97%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R58.52R-1.60-2.66%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR102.41R-2.51-2.39%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR116.05R-2.34-1.98%
LON Lonmin PlcR21.40R-0.34-1.56%
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Markets

Euro struggles on lingering Greek debt fears

Mar 30 2015 09:04

The euro has eased in Asian trade, hurt by worries over talks between Greece and its creditors as it prepares to submit proposals to reform its bailout.

 

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SMALL BUSINESS

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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