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MTN shares race on peaceful Nigerian vote

Apr 01 2015 15:45

MTN shares have climbed the most in almost five years after a largely peaceful vote in Nigeria, the mobile operator's biggest market.

News

Craven quits Cosatu following Vavi's expulsion

Apr 01 2015 15:00

Long-time Congress of SA Trade Unions national spokesperson Patrick Craven has resigned following the expulsion of general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Financial Services

Nedbank hikes CEO’s pay to R35.05m

Apr 01 2015 14:06

Nedbank Group, SA's fourth biggest bank which has beaten analysts’ profit expectations for a second year, has increased CEO Mike Brown’s pay by 7.7%.

News

Vavi: Expulsion from Cosatu was unfair, illegal

Apr 01 2015 13:42

Ousted Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is adamant that his expulsion from the trade union federation was unfair and illegal.

News

Vavi hits out at Cosatu, condemns dismissal as illegal

Apr 01 2015 12:35

Suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has condemned the decision of the federation’s NEC to dismiss him with immediate effect.

Equities

JSE resources drop on commodity price pressure

Apr 01 2015 14:11

The Resources index on the JSE has fallen 1.69% to bring the past month's losses to just over 10%, mainly due to renewed pressure on commodity prices.

Economy

Chamber questions R38bn Sanral toll contract hike

Apr 01 2015 11:12

A business chamber has questioned how a R10bn contract to build Western Cape toll roads could 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.

 

In other news

BP faces investor discontent over CEO 2014 pay

11 minutes ago

Leading consultants have urged BP shareholders to vote against chief executive $12.7m 2014 pay, saying it is not in line with the energy major's poor performance.

UK factory PMI rises to eight-month high

53 minutes ago

Britain's manufacturing sector has grown at the fastest rate in eight months in March, bolstered by strong domestic demand and a pick-up in export orders.

Thatcher's secret weapon in miners' strike shuts

Apr 01 2015 15:00

Littlebrook power station, which towers grimly over the lower Thames near Dartford in Kent, ceases operations today after almost 35 years.

Weak demand hits China factories, services

Apr 01 2015 14:30

Surveys of China's factory and services sectors have shown stubborn weakness in March, while Beijing is expected to give policy support.

Asian markets slip, Shanghai up on China data

Apr 01 2015 13:57

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

Global markets: Solid start for Euro stocks

Apr 01 2015 13:34

European stocks and the dollar have made solid starts to the second quarter as signs of a recovery in the eurozone cheered investors after their blowout.

AngloGold may sell US asset

Apr 01 2015 11:00

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.

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ITE Italtile LimitedR12.11R0.867.64%
MTN Mtn Group LimitedR216.19R11.195.46%
CML Coronation Fund Managers ...R101.72R3.473.53%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR307.82R10.303.46%
COH Curro Holdings LimitedR35.60R1.103.19%
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ASR Assore LimitedR126.87R-6.13-4.61%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR49.10R-2.22-4.33%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR149.56R-6.44-4.13%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR97.00R-3.50-3.48%
MSM Massmart Holdings LimitedR145.36R-4.64-3.09%
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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.
 

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