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People should be grateful for violent taxi fare strikes - economist

Aug 04 2015 21:15

Taxi commuters staging a violent backlash to a R1 increase in fares in Ezakheni near Ladysmith are merely a symptom of a greater problem, a leading economist says.


SA resource sector performs dismally

Aug 04 2015 20:04

The resource sector has performed dismally since the start of the year and prices are on the decline, says OAM in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.


Maternity leave: who qualifies?

Aug 03 2015 17:00

When does a man qualify for paternity leave? It’s a complicated issue, as a recent case has demonstrated.


Free standing homes could dwindle in SA - survey

Aug 04 2015 19:12

The SA property market could reach a point where free standing houses close to big metropolitan areas become the exception rather than the rule, a survey finds.


Davies confident of Agoa renewal

Aug 04 2015 18:00

SA will present a strong case for its continued participation in Agoa at a public hearing in Washington, says Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.


Govt to issue gas-to-power tender in 2015

Aug 04 2015 16:55

The government will issue a tender for a gas-to-power project before the end of the year, a senior government official says.


ArcelorMittal suspends job cuts plan - Solidarity

Aug 04 2015 19:13

ArcelorMittal has temporarily withdrawn a notice on job cuts at its Vereeniging steel mill, says trade union Solidarity.


In other news

European stocks close mixed

Aug 04 2015 18:56

Europe's main stock markets have closed mixed, with London's FTSE 100 index slipping 0.03% to finish at 6 686.57 points.

China, Asia on shaky ground as factories back up

Aug 04 2015 17:20

Headwinds for China have intensified at the start of the third quarter, with manufacturing conditions in China deteriorating to their worst in two years in July.

Push for US to cede internet domain control

Aug 04 2015 16:00

Experts have explained how the US government can let go of oversight over a non-profit global internet body that is responsible for names such as .com and .net.

US stocks flat as oil prices rally

Aug 04 2015 16:00

US equities have opened little changed as oil prices rallied and the Chinese stock market notched strong gains following new government measures.

Oil prices rebound, owing to weak Chinese data

Aug 04 2015 15:45

Oil prices have rebounded after falling steeply owing to weak Chinese and US manufacturing and continued worries about the global supply glut.

Tips for buying a sectional title property

Aug 04 2015 15:28

When buying a sectional title property, an owner invests in a community rather than just acquiring a property, states the Absa Homeowners Insights survey.

UK takes £1bn hit in RBS sell-off

Aug 04 2015 15:05

Britain took a £1.1bn loss on its first sale of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland, sparking accusations of an unnecessarily rushed and costly disposal.

European stock markets drop amid Greece fallout

Aug 04 2015 14:00

European stock markets have fallen as investors reacted to the fallout from Greece, with focus on the banking sector.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
NED Nedbank Group LimitedR271.02R13.115.08%
RMH Rmb Holdings LimitedR70.62R2.844.19%
SHP Shoprite Holdings LimitedR172.17R6.904.17%
TBS Tiger Brands LimitedR298.60R11.704.08%
REM Remgro LimitedR265.24R9.163.58%
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ITE Italtile LimitedR12.01R-0.49-3.92%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR15.54R-0.62-3.84%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR98.36R-3.71-3.63%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR69.57R-1.87-2.62%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR31.82R-0.63-1.94%
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Challenges of the sandwich generation

Aug 03 2015 07:49

Not saving for your children’s education because you’re also supporting aged parents will result in an uneducated generation which is less able to find work, warns an expert.


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