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Is it worth going offshore now?

Oct 06 2015 15:42

Interest in offshore investments has ramped up massively in the last two months, says investment analyst Tamryn Lamb.


SA governance in gender, health, safety declines

Oct 06 2015 16:01

Although South Africa has retained its rank on the 2015 Ibrahim Index on Africa Governance, there are concerns about declines in various areas like safety.


Radebe: Transfer more business wealth to blacks

Oct 06 2015 14:38

Business leaders must be more courageous to ensure SA's wealth is transferred to more black South Africans, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.


Bold declaration for renewables in Africa

Oct 06 2015 15:10

By 2030 half of all electricity in eastern and southern Africa could come from clean, indigenous, cost-effective renewable energy, according to a draft declaration.


Renewables attract R192.6bn of investment for SA

Oct 06 2015 13:47

The renewables sector has attracted R192.6bn in investment, of which 28% is much-needed foreign investment, shows a report by the Department of Energy.


Jail threat for company bosses over Popi

Oct 06 2015 13:27

Company executives who fail to secure data in South Africa may face jail time, the Protection of Personal Information Act, known as Popi says.


Sibanye's Aquarius offer gives JSE a boost

Oct 06 2015 14:09

News about Sibanye Gold's cash offer for Aquarius Platinum has lifted the Resources index, which also helped pull the All-share and Top 40 indices higher by midday.


SABMiller said to have snubbed AB InBev offer

Oct 06 2015 12:46

SABMiller has rejected an informal takeover offer from Anheuser-Busch InBev it considers too low, according to people familiar with the matter.


In other news

US stocks up as DuPont surges

0 minutes ago

An unexpected chief executive resignation at DuPont has lifted the Dow in early trade as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq edged higher.

Greece sticks to bailout targets in draft budget

10 minutes ago

Greece has stuck strictly to the targets enshrined in its international bailout programme in unveiling a draft budget which sees the economy shrinking in 2016.

OPEC chief sees oil market improving

40 minutes ago

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries sees the oil market improving because of higher demand for crude and a drop in supply growth from non-members.

St Helena goes solar

42 minutes ago

The island of St Helena in the Atlantic Ocean is now able to supply more than a third of its energy needs from renewable sources.

Property expo in Gauteng

58 minutes ago

A national and international property exhibition will take place at Sandton City.

US trade deficit widens by most in five months

Oct 06 2015 15:30

The US trade deficit has widened in August by the most in five months as imports picked up and weaker overseas growth limited sales to customers abroad.

Oil sags as supply glut weighs

Oct 06 2015 14:50

Global oil prices have weakened, weighed down by abundant supplies that have plagued the market for months.

European equities build on hefty gains

Oct 06 2015 14:00

European stock markets have mostly risen, building on hefty gains won in the previous session, while the aviation and beverage sectors were in focus.

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  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR19.85R1.9210.71%
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR30.64R2.438.61%
GLN Glencore PlcR24.70R1.928.43%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR124.02R7.526.45%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R42.74R2.145.27%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
FBR Famous Brands LimitedR130.60R-6.90-5.02%
TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR67.38R-2.21-3.18%
TFG The Foschini Group Limite...R146.49R-4.60-3.04%
SAB Sabmiller PlcR754.52R-23.47-3.02%
CML Coronation Fund Managers ...R65.94R-1.85-2.73%
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Five small-cap stocks for your portfolio

Oct 05 2015 19:36

South Africa’s stock exchange is dominated by large companies and in the process a number of small caps companies are forgotten. Finweek spoke to analysts about the outlook of five such stocks.


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