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Economy

Growing concern over sustainable growth in Africa

Mar 05 2015 06:00

There is a growing unease about sustainable growth in Africa and whether inclusive growth is created, say experts at an Africa trade summit.

Economy

Makhura must take people's side - DA

Mar 04 2015 21:15

The DA has called on premier David Makhura to stand up for the people of Gauteng by scrapping e-tolls.

Economy

Zim needs credible plan to clear arrears - IMF

Mar 04 2015 21:15

The IMF says it will consider extending new financial support to Zimbabwe only if it agrees to clear arrears with international financial institutions.

Economy

Follow lawyers, accountants to money in Africa

Mar 04 2015 19:07

Look at where the lawyers and accountants are going in Africa as they usually follow the money, an expert told delegates at a summit on trade in Africa.

Financial Services

Church plans interest free loans for indebted

Mar 04 2015 19:51

A Harrismith church wants to start offering interest free loans to the indebted to save them from the clutches of money, Beeld reports.

Equities

SA stocks down as defensive shares wilt

Mar 04 2015 18:42

SA stocks have pulled back weighed down by defensive stocks as traders sold off shares in health care providers Netcare and Mediclinic.

South Africa

Unions reject Salga offer

Mar 04 2015 19:00

Unions have rejected SA Local Government Association's three-year wage increase proposal during the first round of negotiations for municipal workers.

Currencies

Rand falls to 3-week low on economy woes

Mar 04 2015 18:01

The rand has hit a three-week low as the US currency strengthened and the deputy central bank governor warned that domestic economic growth continued to disappoint.

 

In other news

US stocks continue slide after record run

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US stocks have fallen for a second day after a run that saw new Dow and S&P records and a 15-year high for the Nasdaq.

Oil up in Asia despite US inventories rise

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Oil prices have climbed in Asian trade as signs that a refineries strike in the United States is weakening overshadowed a rise in US crude stocks.

Pay gap widens most in North America, Asia

Mar 04 2015 20:00

The pay gap between senior managers and lower-level employees has widened much more sharply in North America and Asia than in Europe since the financial crisis, a study shows.

European stocks close higher

Mar 04 2015 19:26

Europe's main stock markets have finished the day slightly higher with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.44% to 6 919.24 points.

S Arabia, S Korea sign MOU on nuclear power

Mar 04 2015 19:05

Saudi Arabia and South Korea have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-operate on the development of nuclear energy, Saudi state news agency SPA says.

Areva nuclear group announces €4.8bn loss

Mar 04 2015 18:04

French nuclear group Areva has confirmed record net losses in 2014 of €4.8bn after it was forced to absorb costs linked to delays to its flagship next-generation reactor.

US stocks slip for 2nd day after record run

Mar 04 2015 17:21

US stocks have opened lower for a second day after the run that saw new Dow and S&P records and a 15-year high for the Nasdaq.

UK sells Eurostar stake for £757bn

Mar 04 2015 16:30

The UK government has agreed to sell its 40% stake in the Eurostar International rail operator for £757m to UK and Canadian-based buyers.

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Rand falls to 3-week low on economy woes

Mar 04 2015 18:01

The rand has hit a three-week low as the US currency strengthened and the deputy central bank governor warned that domestic economic growth continued to disappoint.

 

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