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Economy

NUM to oppose Eskom asset sales

Mar 06 2015 17:14

NUM says it will oppose any attempt by cash-strapped Eskom to sell assets, especially its finance company which helps provide home loans to employees.

Economy

Sub-Sahara mobile money at $1.5bn by 2019

Mar 06 2015 15:55

Sub-Sahara Africans are open to other financial products delivered using mobile phones, including loans and insurance, according to a report.

Tech

Amazon sets up shop in China on Alibaba platform

Mar 06 2015 14:46

Amazon has set up shop on the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba as it seeks a greater presence in the massive Chinese market.

Investments

Middle, high earners to feel post-budget pinch

Mar 06 2015 14:24

It is likely that middle to high income earners will feel the post-budget pinch, according to Hugo Malherbe, product development executive at PPS Investments.

Investments

Building standards, trust in financial services

Mar 06 2015 16:18

Transparency and fairness are lacking in the financial services industry in general, according to the CEO of a global association of investment professionals.

Tax

SA tax after emigrating to Australia

Mar 06 2015 16:40

A Fin24 user plans to live in Australia permanently and is not sure about the tax implications regarding his salary from an SA company.

Mining

SA miners in Zim encounter headwinds

Mar 06 2015 14:25

Zimbabwe's mining output is declining as miners - including units of South African groups - grapple with low commodity prices and a challenging operating framework.

Equities

JSE surges on financial and industrial stocks

Mar 06 2015 14:30

The All-share index has hit yet another new high as financial and industrial shares pushed the JSE higher by midday.

 

In other news

British Airways wins top awards

1 minutes ago

British Airways has "done the double" at the Superbrands 2015 awards, winning both the business and consumer titles.

SAA Cargo wins award

26 minutes ago

South African Airways Cargo has been named the African Cargo Airline of the Year at the STAT Times International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo.

Euro tumbles to new 11.5-year low

43 minutes ago

The euro has dived to another 11.5-year low, one day after the European Central Bank announced it would launch its massive stimulus package next week.

US stocks fall on Fed speculation after jobs report

56 minutes ago

Wall Street stocks have opened lower after the Labor Department reported that the US added a strong 295 000 jobs in February, sending the unemployment rate down.

Women entrepreneurs making it happen

58 minutes ago

International Women's Day highlights the need for various countries around the world to celebrate the achievements of women, says an expert.

Hormone disrupting chemicals may cost EU billions

Mar 06 2015 16:31

Human exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals could cost the EU some €157bn a year in health care and lost productivity, according to a study published in a scientific journal.

China's Fosun buys 5% stake in UK Thomas Cook

Mar 06 2015 15:30

Fosun International has bought a 5% stake in Thomas Cook Group, deepening its interest Europe's tourism sector and will help the UK firm to compete with TUI Group.

New union not replacing Numsa - Cosatu

Mar 06 2015 14:58

The new Liberated Metalworkers' Union of SA is not replacing expelled National Union of Metalworkers of SA, Cosatu says.

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