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Rand consolidates post Fed gains

Dec 19 2014 11:13

The rand has consolidated recent gains against the dollar as positive sentiment towards emerging markets continued to favour local assets.


Apple supplier workers treated poorly - report

Dec 19 2014 10:35

Workers in Chinese factories making Apple products are poorly treated, with exhausted employees falling asleep on their 12-hour shifts, the BBC has found.


Big Chinese opportunity for W Cape winery

Dec 19 2014 10:08

A Chinese businessman has purchased a majority stake in a Western Cape winery because of the big opportunity he sees for this region's wine in China.


Oil dive means rough ride for Gulf states

Dec 19 2014 09:14

Gulf countries are bracing for tough times as oil revenues fall and after they missed a golden chance to diversify in a decade of unprecedented windfalls.

Inside Labour

Silver linings to dark global clouds

Dec 19 2014 07:12

SA labour seems to have a growing sense of living in a system well beyond its sell-by date, says Terry Bell in his final Inside Labour column this year.


Putin: Russia will overcome 'perfect storm'

Dec 19 2014 07:52

President Vladimir Putin has assured Russians the economy will rebound after the rouble's dramatic slide, but offers no remedy for a deepening financial crisis.


SA stocks log biggest gain in nearly 6 years

Dec 18 2014 18:09

Sasol has led the charge as stocks on the JSE booked their biggest daily gain in nearly six years, swept along by a wave of positive global equity sentiment.

South Africa

Eskom: All OK, but keep on saving

Dec 18 2014 17:23

Eskom has called on all customers to reduce electricity usage, especially in the early evening, but says it expects power supply to remain stable.


In other news

Germany takes delivery of its first Airbus A400M

24 minutes ago

Airbus Defence and Space has delivered the first Airbus A400M military transport ordered by Germany.

Stores fight back as Christmas delivery delays

23 minutes ago

The Christmas rush is exposing the limitations of internet-only retailers as surging orders cause delivery delays.

Paul: US trade with Cuba 'probably a good idea'

38 minutes ago

Senior Rand Paul says starting to trade with Cuba "is probably a good idea" and the lengthy economic embargo against the communist island "just hasn't worked."

Marine protection campaign launched

50 minutes ago

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has kicked off its annual festive season marine protection awareness campaign.

The Interview’s Kim Jong Un death scene leaked

Dec 19 2014 09:58

The climax scene of the Sony Pictures’ comedy film has been leaked after the studio suffered one of corporate America's worst-ever hacking incidents.

Portugal invokes measures to stop airline strike

53 minutes ago

The Portuguese government has moved to halt a four-day strike at the TAP national airline, invoking special powers that allow dismissal.

UK targets financial fraud with police unit

Dec 19 2014 10:15

Britain is to set up a specialist police unit focused on corruption and bribery, aiming to bolster its defences against white-collar crime in the financial sector.

EU calls for free trade deal with US in 2015

Dec 19 2014 09:45

The European Union and the US should do do everything possible to finish negotiating their landmark free trade deal in the new year, say EU leaders.

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR23.16R0.924.14%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR18.20R0.603.41%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR240.00R4.681.99%
RMI Rand Merchant Insurance H...R41.59R0.711.74%
MNP Mondi PlcR188.09R3.091.67%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
SOL Sasol LimitedR431.01R-14.99-3.36%
ASR Assore LimitedR154.87R-3.90-2.46%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR322.07R-7.93-2.40%
CML Coronation Fund Managers ...R110.67R-1.88-1.67%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR96.08R-1.06-1.09%
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