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Tshwane jacks up free Wi-Fi speed

Jul 29 2015 15:06

The City of Tshwane is racing ahead with its free Wi-Fi programme for residents by upgrading the speed of its network as well the number of sites.

Eskom

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

Jul 29 2015 14:53

Eskom says the power system is constrained and under pressure because of a shortage of generating capacity as some of its power stations are on maintenance.

Economy

Public, private sector take hands for tourism growth

Jul 29 2015 13:57

Key role players in the Western Cape’s tourism industry have committed to working together to address economic growth.

Equities

JSE set for more volatility

Jul 29 2015 15:12

Share prices on the JSE have lifted with industrials making the best recovery, but it seems a fair bit of volatility has become the trend for the local bourse.

In the news

Clem Sunter: Economic apartheid still exists

Jul 29 2015 13:00

Scenario planner Clem Sunter says he is as passionate about economic freedom as EFF leader Julius Malema, but it's not about nationalising the mines and banks.

Financial Services

Barclays Africa hastens talks to buy banks in Egypt, Zim

Jul 29 2015 12:06

Barclays Africa Group says talks to buy its parent company’s operations in Egypt and Zimbabwe have been accelerated following management changes at Barclays.

Agribusiness

BAT beats expectations, shares up

Jul 29 2015 11:48

British American Tobacco has reported a better-than-expected performance for the second quarter, helped by cost savings and market share gains.

 

In other news

EU probes Disneyland Paris over prices

10 minutes ago

European Union regulators are investigating prices charged by Disneyland Paris after complaints from foreign consumers who say they were charged more.

European stocks climb amid earnings, before Fed

40 minutes ago

Europe's main stock markets have risen, as traders reacted to a batch of company earnings updates ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.

Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks

Jul 29 2015 13:30

Conflicting statements and denials have flown between Athens and Brussels in a war of nerves highlighting the depth of mutual mistrust over a new €86bn bailout talk.

Oil market loses more ground

Jul 29 2015 13:13

Oil prices have slid as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting and a closely watched report on crude inventories.

Australia happy with Pacific trade progress

Jul 29 2015 13:00

Australia is pleased with discussions with Pacific Rim trading partners on resolving disputes with foreign investors but will not agree to a regional trade pact.

China stocks bounce back as stability is restored

Jul 29 2015 12:49

Chinese shares have bounced back more than 3%, as Beijing's latest efforts to prop up values restored a measure of stability to its unruly stock market.

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65

Jul 29 2015 12:41

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, died on Tuesday night at 65 due to surgery complications, a spokesperson at Kulczyk Holding says.

Total earnings slide 4% in second quarter

Jul 29 2015 11:40

French oil giant Total has announced a 4% slide in net profit while increased output, costs, savings and refinery margins helped offset plunging oil prices.

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CLS Clicks Group LimitedR96.85R4.354.70%
PFG Pioneer Food Group Limite...R195.81R6.813.60%
BTI British American Tobacco ...R718.15R22.383.22%
OCE Oceana Group LimitedR99.88R2.832.92%
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ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR77.00R-2.15-2.72%
BGA Barclays Africa Group Lim...R182.05R-4.85-2.59%
AFE A E C I LimitedR102.70R-2.30-2.19%
GRT Growthpoint Properties Li...R27.15R-0.60-2.16%
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Markets

China stocks fall for fourth day but declines ease

Jul 29 2015 10:15

China stocks have fallen for a fourth day but losses were more subdued than earlier in the week after Beijing reiterated its determination to stabilise its wild equity markets.

 

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