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Women still carry burden of unpaid care work

Apr 27 2015 17:15

In an era of unprecedented global wealth, millions of women are still consigned to work in low paid, poor quality jobs, according to a report.

Eskom

Medupi: ANC makes millions

Apr 27 2015 15:29

Chancellor House, the ANC's investment company, has allegedly earned R50m from shares in a company with huge contracts from Eskom, reports Netwerk24.

Economy

Gauteng pays the best salaries

Apr 27 2015 13:42

Salaries in Gauteng are on average still the best in South Africa, according to the latest salary review by Career Junction.

Industrial

Ford recall because door could 'fly open'

Apr 27 2015 12:33

Ford has issued a safety recall for certain models due to a door latch issue that creates the potential for a door to unlatch while driving.

Economy

Zim a very difficult environment - Old Mutual

Apr 27 2015 11:25

Old Mutual Zimbabwe says vacancies at its properties have grown to 19% as the operating environment in the country continues to deteriorate.

Commodities

Oil near 4-month high amid supply risk

Apr 27 2015 10:43

Oil has traded near the highest price since December on concern that Middle East supplies may be disrupted as Saudi Arabia expands its military campaign in Yemen.

Eskom

Eskom breaks load shedding streak

Apr 26 2015 19:26

Eskom has kept the weekend free of power cuts as it started a massive maintenance drive to improve the performance and reliability of its power generating units.

Eskom

Outcry over Molefe's plan to solve Eskom woes

Apr 26 2015 17:14

A suggestion that Eskom supply electricity directly to all South Africans, bypassing municipalities, would in effect destroy local government and derail service delivery.

 

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Big UK banks face further misconduct charges

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Britain's biggest banks face another $29bn of charges relating to past misconduct over the next two years, says ratings agency Standard & Poor's.

US stocks extend record-setting rally

Apr 27 2015 16:00

US stocks have opened higher, extending last week's record-breaking rally at the start of a busy week on Wall St.

UK govt will oppose BP takeover - reports

Apr 27 2015 15:45

The British government has warned oil giant BP that it would oppose a foreign takeover of the company, according to media reports.

Atlas Mara to build top Rwandan bank

Apr 27 2015 15:00

Atlas Mara, the African b, is in talks to invest $22.5m in Banque Populaire du Rwanda and merge it with its existing Rwandan bank.

Airbus upbeat on sales as A380 marks anniversary

Apr 27 2015 14:00

Airbus has pledged to boost sales of its A380 Superjumbo, as the world's largest passenger jet prepares to celebrate a bitter-sweet 10-year anniversary.

Egypt's currency black market brings challenges

Apr 27 2015 12:00

Egypt's currency black market, a thorn in the side of successive governments, has virtually disappeared following a central bank crackdown.

Dollar soft as hopes for rate hike fade

Apr 27 2015 11:06

The yen has extended its gains after a batch of weak US data fuelled more doubts about a mid-year interest rate hike.

European shares fall, Greek concerns weigh

Apr 27 2015 10:59

European shares have edged lower in early trading, with lingering concerns over Greece's debt situation prompting investors to trade cautiously.

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ACP Acucap Properties LimitedR57.01R0.000.00%
AFE A E C I LimitedR136.00R0.000.00%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R10.00R0.000.00%
AGL Anglo American PlcR199.41R0.000.00%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR303.85R0.000.00%
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ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR8.80R0.000.00%
WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R92.20R0.000.00%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR149.14R0.000.00%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R28.10R0.000.00%
TRU Truworths International L...R91.87R0.000.00%
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World

Solar power shaking up global energy

Apr 26 2015 13:25

A crash in the prices of photovoltaic panels and improved technology that harnesses more power from the sun has placed solar on the cusp of a global boom, analysts say.

 

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