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Economy

BREAKING: Yet another big petrol price drop

Jan 30 2015 15:10

The retail prices of both grades of petrol and all other fuel will drop significantly, says the department of energy.

Economy

Nene: No budget impact from funding parastatals

Jan 30 2015 15:00

Funding for South Africa's state firms will be raised in a way that has no effect on the national budget deficit, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Travel & Leisure

SAA CEO remains suspended - As it happened

Jan 30 2015 15:05

SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe will remain suspended, SAA chair of the board says, as acting CEO dismisses questions about his qualifications.

Economy

SA records R6.85bn trade surplus in December

Jan 30 2015 14:43

South Africa has recorded a trade surplus of R6.85bn in December after a revised R5.27bn shortfall in November, Sars data show..

Tech

Cyber scammers blow holes in SA wallets

Jan 30 2015 14:05

South Africans are facing an increasing threat from cyber criminals who want to steal their money.

Mining

Zimplats posts 17% revenue drop

Jan 30 2015 14:47

Revenue for Impala Platinum-owned Zimplats in the quarter to December 2014 dropped 17%, amid subdued commodity prices on the international market.

Equities

JSE edges up in tandem with world markets

Jan 30 2015 14:22

The previous session's share price drop on the JSE was nothing more than the market taking a breather, as the major indices continued their upward trend.

Economy

De Lille: CT wants new energy future

Jan 30 2015 12:46

The City of Cape Town is willing to engage with prospective IPPs, partners and stakeholders to explore how it can accommodate its future energy needs.

 

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European shares head for best month in 3 years

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European stocks have dipped, with Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena skidding 6.5% after sources say a planned capital increase at the lender might be bigger than expected.

Choc maker Hershey to enter 'biltong' business

Jan 30 2015 14:15

Hershey has agreed to buy jerky maker Krave Pure Foods for its first foray into meat snacks, a fast-growing market that is tempting consumers away from chocolate.

Strong growth in Namibia's hospitality industry

Jan 30 2015 13:45

The hospitality industry of Namibia has experienced a record growth in room and bed occupancy last year, according to new statistics.

Facebook rides mobile to strong profit

Jan 30 2015 12:21

Facebook has reported that its quarterly profit jumped 33.8% from 2014 to $696m as ad revenue and membership grew at the leading social network.

Google profit up 41%, but short of forecasts

Jan 30 2015 11:55

Google has reported that its profit in the recently ended quarter jumped, but the leap fell short of market expectations.

ANA orders planes worth $2.2bn

Jan 30 2015 13:15

All Nippon Airways has said it has placed a $2.2bn order for a total of 15 planes from Boeing and Airbus, as it expands routes at Tokyo's Haneda airport.

UK to review loan insurance compensation

Jan 30 2015 12:45

Britain's markets watchdog will collect evidence on whether consumers mis-sold loan insurance are being compensated properly.

Greece won't curb all-inclusive resorts

Jan 30 2015 12:15

New Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared war on popular packages after the tourism minister promises to curb all-inclusive resorts.

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