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Economy

Bank downgrades: Sarb misses the point

Aug 22 2014 07:00

It is important to separate downgrades from the health of the banking system and the Reserve Bank's commitment to financial stability, says an economist.

Economy

R1.4bn tug building project for Durban

Aug 22 2014 06:00

South Africa is set to get nine tugboats, including the world's most powerful, over the next four years, and all will be built in Durban.

Economy

Prasa warns of shutting Metrorail services

Aug 22 2014 05:00

Continued violent attacks on Western Cape trains may force the Passenger Rail Agency of SA to suspend services, says CEO Mosenngwa Mofi.

Industrial

Nampak to invest $10m in Zim business

Aug 21 2014 20:08

Nampak says it will invest $10m in the next 12 months to expand its Zimbabwean business after consolidating the operations under one company.

Economy

No need for pension fears - govt

Aug 21 2014 18:42

The government has given assurances that proposed pension reforms will not see the state nationalise pension funds or prevent withdrawals when workers change jobs.

Mining

Exxaro managing costs well - CEO

Aug 21 2014 18:12

Exxaro is on firm ground to make great strides in the mining industry because it manages costs diligently, says boss Sipho Nkosi.

Equities

JSE little changed, retailers rebound

Aug 21 2014 18:01

Stocks on the JSE have ended little changed as investors weighed downbeat data on business activity in China that hit metal prices.

 

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JSE little changed, retailers rebound

Aug 21 2014 18:01

Stocks on the JSE have ended little changed as investors weighed downbeat data on business activity in China that hit metal prices.

S&P 500 cruises to new record

13 minutes ago

The S&P 500 has set a new record as US stocks powered higher, shrugging off geopolitical problems elsewhere, gaining from signs of strength in the US economy.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

14 minutes ago

Oil prices have edged lower in Asia as dealers digested downbeat Chinese manufacturing data.

Boeing completes review for space taxi

Aug 21 2014 20:00

Boeing has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, company officials say.

Media24 launches Afrikaans news website

Aug 21 2014 19:43

Media24 has launched an Afrikaans news website, which is a blend of Beeld, Die Burger, Volksblad and Rapport, expecting to reach over 100 000 consumers daily.

Top US bank fines since the financial crisis

Aug 21 2014 19:30

US authorities hit Bank of America with a record $16.65bn fine for selling billions of dollars in high-risk mortgage securities disguised as solid investments.

Lithuania, Statoil sign LNG deal

Aug 21 2014 19:15

Lithuania has signed a deal with Norway's Statoil to supply natural gas to the country's new terminal starting 2015.

Truworths meets expectations, shares surge

Aug 21 2014 19:00

Truworths has broadly met forecasts with a slight growth in annual profit, though the increase was at its slowest pace since 1999.

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TRU Truworths International L...R71.05R5.358.14%
ACL Arcelormittal South Afric...R40.90R1.403.54%
TFG The Foschini Group Limite...R116.50R3.713.29%
PIK Pick N Pay Stores LimitedR55.60R1.602.96%
LHC Life Healthcare Group Hol...R43.33R1.092.58%
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GND Grindrod LimitedR24.01R-1.23-4.87%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R101.00R-4.35-4.13%
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR44.00R-1.81-3.95%
ASR Assore LimitedR329.12R-11.84-3.47%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR24.60R-0.74-2.92%
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