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Economy

R38bn Sanral toll contract increase questioned

Apr 01 2015 11:12

Business chamber has questioned how a R10bn contract to build Western Cape toll roads can turn into a R48bn revenue stream for a consortium.

Tech

Post Office fires employees for illegal strike

Apr 01 2015 11:07

The SA Post Office has dismissed six employees who violated a court order during the illegal strike that crippled postal operations in the last quarter of 2014.

Tech

Why Eskom should do a Telkom

Apr 01 2015 09:28

The state-owned power utility needs to get more private sector involvement in order to deal with the problems it is facing, says an expert.

Economy

DA challenges Eskom 25.3% tariff hike request

Apr 01 2015 08:22

The DA is set to deliver a memorandum to Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown to protest Eskom’s request to double its tariff hike to 25.3%.

Currencies

Rand firms, local data caps gains

Apr 01 2015 09:33

The rand has firmed close to half a percent against the dollar as the US currency floundered, dragged lower by worries over a nuclear deal with Iran.

Tech

Microsoft unveils cheaper Surface 3 tablet

Apr 01 2015 07:43

Microsoft has unveiled a low-cost version of its Surface tablet computer, cutting the screen size of the device which starts at $499.

Mining

Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland bags R28.2m in 2014

Apr 01 2015 07:30

Gold Fields, which is set to start biennial wage talks with workers next month, gave its directors and top executives a 21% pay increase in 2014.

Tech

SAA halts SA Post Office's global service

Apr 01 2015 06:52

South African Airways has ceased to carry mail to and from overseas postal services until the SA Post Office pays its bills.

 

In other news

Asian markets slip, Shanghai up on China data

5 minutes ago

Asian markets have mostly retreated following losses on Wall Street, with Tokyo also hurt by a disappointing reading of Japanese business confidence.

AngloGold may sell US asset

19 minutes ago

Africa's top bullion producer AngloGold Ashanti says it is seeking a partner or buyer for its Cripple Creek & Victor mine in the US.

HSBC scandal 'unsavoury' reminder of past

Apr 01 2015 10:15

Switzerland's bank regulator says that while the scandal surrounding HSBC's private Swiss bank is "unsavoury", the lender has been working hard to clean itself up.

European shares fall early, eurozone PMIs eyed

Apr 01 2015 09:37

European shares have dropped in early trading, starting the new quarter on a negative note after poor macro data from China.

Transport strike brings Argentina to a standstill

Apr 01 2015 09:15

A transport strike to demand an increase in the income tax floor has brought major portions of Argentina to a standstill.

EU introduces labels on origin of meat

Apr 01 2015 08:45

The EU will introduce labels showing the origins of pre-packed meat other than beef, but critics have sought even tougher rules in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.

Asian markets slip, Shanghai up on China data

Apr 01 2015 07:57

Asian markets have retreated following losses on Wall Street, with Tokyo also hurt by a disappointing reading of Japanese business confidence.

US stocks drop on final day of first quarter

Apr 01 2015 07:57

Wall Street stocks have tumbled, snapping a two-day winning streak to close the first quarter on a sour note as volatility in equity markets stays high.

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Yoox agrees to buy Richemont's Net-a-Porter

Mar 31 2015 19:21

Italian online fashion retailer Yoox has agreed to buy Net-a-Porter, its upmarket rival, in an all-share deal that creates an industry leader in the booming online luxury market.

 

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