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Economy

Greece to extend banking shut down - bankers

Jul 06 2015 17:36

Greece's government plans to extend the closure of banks beyond Monday by at least a few more days, four banking sources say.

Economy

Brics bank to launch at summit this week

Jul 06 2015 17:04

The Brics emerging economies will launch a development bank at a summit this week, which may reduce Western dominance of world financial institutions.

In the news

WATCH: SA expats are losing out on their greatest asset

Jul 06 2015 15:58

South African entrepreneurs who leave for greener First World pastures are giving up their greatest asset, according to an international businessman based in SA.

News

NUM rejects gold wage offer

Jul 06 2015 15:24

The National Union of Mineworkers has rejected a wage offer from gold producers, says spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu.

Tech

MTN SA CEO quits

Jul 06 2015 14:15

Mobile network MTN has announced that the chief executive of its South Afican operations, Ahmad Farroukh, has resigned.

Economy

Greece can't take more austerity - UN

Jul 06 2015 13:36

Greece cannot take any more austerity as it will cause more social unrest and lessen the chance of an economic recovery, a UN debt expert says.

Equities

JSE rallies after steep dive on Greece vote

Jul 06 2015 14:12

The JSE has recovered remarkably well after opening sharply down, tracking global markets lower as the Greek contagion hit emerging market stocks.

Tech

Four more Johannesburg suburbs get fibre broadband

Jul 06 2015 14:07

Victory Park, Linden, Bryanston South and Blairgowrie are in line to get fibre to the home services as Vumatel rolls out broadband on a ask-and-build basis.

 

In other news

US stocks drop after Greek vote

Jul 06 2015 15:58

US stocks have fallen in opening trade after Greek voters rejected a creditor austerity package, throwing Greece and the eurozone into turmoil.

Argentine president celebrates Greek 'no' vote

Jul 06 2015 15:59

While world markets tremble at the decision by Greek voters to reject conditions of a rescue deal from creditors, the Argentine president boldly welcomes the referendum result.

Rolls Royce cuts profit forecasts, CEO takes helm

Jul 06 2015 15:00

British engineer Rolls-Royce has cut profit expectations for the third time in nine months, increasing the challenge for its new chief executive.

Oil dives as Greek vote shakes world markets

Jul 06 2015 14:28

Oil prices have plunged as investors digested the implications of Greece rejecting austerity demands from creditors that could send the nation crashing out of the eurozone.

China stocks rise after Beijing unleashes support

Jul 06 2015 14:12

Chinese stocks have risen after Beijing unleashed an unprecedented series of support measures to stave off the prospect of a full-blown crash.

Asian markets slip, Shanghai volatile again

Jul 06 2015 14:04

Asian equities have fallen after Greece rejected further austerity measures, while Shanghai underwent another day of volatility.

Russia hopes Greece reaches deal soon

Jul 06 2015 12:49

Russia hopes Greece will reach a deal with its international creditors as soon as possible, says a Kremlin spokesperson.

When a selfie is not enough: Here come velfies

Jul 06 2015 07:52

Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online.

Analysis & Opinion

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South Africa

‘Border more chaotic than ever’

Jul 05 2015 15:14

It’s just after 3pm on a Wednesday afternoon when I arrive at the main Oshoek-Ngwenya border post between Swaziland and South Africa with my two children, aged seven and nine.

Investments

The myth behind active management

Jul 05 2015 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.

 

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