• Inside Labour

    Without radical policy change SA's social fabric will continue to fray, says Terry Bell.

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    Real gadget protection tends to cost real money, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

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    The ANC seems to think all South Africans are idiots, says Mzwandile Jacks.

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Retail

Woolworths plans R10bn rights offer

Aug 29 2014 14:12

Woolworths says it plans to raise R10bn through a rights offer to help repay financing for its acquisition of Australia's David Jones

Equities

JSE feels market ripples from Ukraine tension

Aug 29 2014 13:32

Renewed tension in the Ukraine has put a damper on stock markets worldwide, and the JSE did not escape as investors shied away from high-risk emerging markets.

News

Censorship forces Tencent to block WeChat accounts

Aug 29 2014 13:00

Tencent Holdings has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat mobile messaging app and banned around 40 others.

Economy

Ford, IBM apartheid lawsuit dismissed

Aug 29 2014 12:30

A US judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Ford and IBM of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa.

News

Post Office strike causes ripple effect

Aug 29 2014 11:55

A strike by South African Post Office part-time and casual workers has caused major issues for people trying to send and receive post.

Economy

Toll verdict a win for transparency - Outa

Aug 29 2014 11:08

Detailed costs of proposed tolling projects, planned tariffs and expected revenues must be open for scrutiny by those expected to pay for them, says Outa.

Debt

Are you financially fit?

Aug 29 2014 11:38

Stop living a fake life, get real about your finances and put yourself out of the debt monster's reach, says a Fin24 user.

Economy

Can China save Mugabe?

Aug 29 2014 10:26

Even Beijing's support may not be enough to rescue Zimbabwe's sinking economy, as President Robert Mugabe turns to 'old friend' China after being snubbed by the US.

 

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Asia shares mixed on Ukraine tensions

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Asian markets have been mixed as the prospect of a military confrontation between Ukraine and Russia knocked confidence and offset forecast-beating US data.

European shares inch up, Tesco sinks

Aug 29 2014 12:53

European shares have risen in early trade, recovering some of the ground lost in the previous session as investors awaited inflation figures.

Disappearing EU inflation heightens ECB concerns

Aug 29 2014 12:48

Euro zone inflation has dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, something likely to concern the European Central Bank.

Japan publishers slam Amazon rules

Aug 29 2014 10:42

Japanese publishers have lashed out at Amazon's new rules, after US and European authors accused the online retailer of using strong-arm negotiating tactics.

Eurozone inflation dips as expected

Aug 29 2014 12:30

Eurozone inflation has dropped as expected to a fresh five year low, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into policy intervention.

Cameron: Scottish breakaway economic threat

Aug 29 2014 12:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron has told Scots that much of their industry and a million jobs could be put in jeopardy if they vote to leave the UK.

Japan's household spending drops

Aug 29 2014 11:30

Household spending in Japan has been down year-on-year for the fourth consecutive month in July after a controversial sales tax increase in April.

Malaysia's Petronas signs Argentine shale deal

Aug 29 2014 11:15

The Malaysian and Argentine state energy firms Petronas and YPF have signed a deal to invest $550m to develop shale oil in Argentina.

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Inside Labour

Without radical policy change SA's social fabric will continue to fray,...

Opinion

Long live your gadget

Real gadget protection tends to cost real money, writes Arthur Goldstuck....

Economy

Taking SA for a ride

The ANC seems to think all South Africans are idiots, says Mzwandile Jacks....

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South Africa

Credit growth quickens to 9.77%

Aug 29 2014 09:41

Growth in credit demand from South Africa's private sector quickened to 9.77% year-on-year in July from a revised 8.63% in June,says the Reserve Bank.

 

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