• Power to Gordhan

    SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan, it shows just how powerful he may be, says Daniel Silke.

  • Inside Labour

    The history of Valentine Day cards gives a glimpse of how technology resulted in job cuts, says Terry Bell.

  • Courage to do right

    A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.

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Land expropriation needed, Malema tells Cape businesses

Feb 12 2016 23:09

EFF leader Julius Malema has told Cape Town heads of industry that land expropriation without compensation was needed in South Africa.


The cost of moving Parliament to Pretoria

Feb 12 2016 19:30

Moving South Africa’s parliament from Cape Town to Pretoria could cost R7bn and bring a savings of around R500m to R750m a year, according to Cosatu and an economist.


Zuma releases guide for new era of state-owned entities

Feb 12 2016 18:16

President Jacob Zuma has released a report that will guide the state’s reformation of South Africa’s State Owned Enterprises.

Budget 2016

Moody's looks to Pravin for market confidence

Feb 12 2016 16:44

Ratings agency Moody’s says it is waiting for more detail in the Budget speech to determine if South Africa “will succeed in steadying (market) confidence”.


Tribunal approves sale of Autopage’s subscriber base

Feb 12 2016 16:59

Regulators have given Vodacom, MTN and Cell C the green light to acquire the subscribe base of mobile service provider Altech Autopage.


Gupta-Zuma coal deal cleared with vow to keep SA jobs

Feb 12 2016 15:09

A company controlled by the Gupta family says it will preserve jobs at a mine that it bought together with the son of President Jacob Zuma from Glencore.


Zuma's silence on Eskom privatisation worrying - Cosatu

Feb 12 2016 14:24

Cosatu says it is 'very worrying' that President Jacob Zuma is 'silent on Treasury’s crude plans to privatise Eskom' during his State of the Nation address.


JSE soars, bucks global downtrend

Feb 12 2016 13:57

The global sell-off in equities which threatens to become a full blown bear market has continued, but for once the Johannesburg Stock Exchange did not follow.


In other news

Emerging-market sell-off abates as Europe, Africa stocks rally

Feb 12 2016 15:24

Shares in emerging Europe and Africa have rallied, offsetting declines in Asia, as a rebound in oil prices helped ease the worst weekly rout in developing-country assets in a month.

The oil industry agreed things may never get better

Feb 12 2016 15:03

The thousands of attendees are seeking reasons for optimism didn’t find them at the annual International Petroleum Week.

Global stock rout eases amid oil advance

Feb 12 2016 13:43

Global equities have showed signs of respite after a turbulent week with European stocks advancing and oil rising from a 12-year low. German bonds fell with Treasuries.

Renault profit surges 44% on European demand for Kdjar SUV

Feb 12 2016 12:50

Renault SA’s profit has jumped 44% in 2015 as new models like the Kadjar sport utility vehicle helped the French car maker gain market share in Europe.

Gold heads for best week in 4 yrs as fear takes control

Feb 12 2016 10:34

Gold’s explosive start to 2016 has lifted prices to the highest level in a year as investors flee a bear market in global stocks and a weakening dollar.

Yen adds to gains as investors run for cover

Feb 12 2016 07:47

The Japanese yen has surged again as traders spooked by turbulence in financial markets continued to plow into the safe haven.

Wall St. traders dump Boeing, bank stocks

Feb 12 2016 07:44

Wall Street traders have dumped stocks of major banks and airplane manufacturer Boeing as the global markets selloff persisted.

Oil prices rally after plumbing new depths

Feb 12 2016 07:42

Oil has surged more than 5%, a day after tanking towards 13-year lows and following a suggestion that OPEC could possible cut output to stabilise volatile crude markets.

Analysis & Opinion


Inside Labour: A Valentine's Day lesson for labour

The history of Valentine Day cards provides a glimpse of how technology...


SONA 2016 defers power to Gordhan

SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan – and now shows just how...


Does President Zuma have the courage to do the right thing?

A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’...

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AGL Anglo American PlcR82.47R10.6714.86%
ASR Assore LimitedR106.00R12.9013.86%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR49.62R5.7713.16%
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R315.06R30.9710.90%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR68.24R6.2410.06%
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CRP Capital & Regional PlcR14.50R-0.60-3.97%
KST Psg Konsult LimitedR6.50R-0.21-3.13%
HCI Hosken Consolidated Inves...R99.55R-2.45-2.40%
CCO Capital & Counties Proper...R77.75R-1.32-1.67%
NPK Nampak LimitedR17.93R-0.21-1.16%
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