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Mining

Petra rare blue diamond sold for $27.6m

Sep 16 2014 11:05

London-listed Petra Diamonds says it has sold a rare blue diamond found at its mine in South Africa for $27.6m.

Economy

More jobs but fewer skills among blacks

Sep 16 2014 09:56

The rate of employment creation has increased with black people benefiting the most but skills levels among blacks have slipped 3%, says the presidency.

Currencies

Rand softens ahead of inflation, rates data

Sep 16 2014 09:40

The rand has weakened against the dollar as investors braced for domestic inflation numbers and a rates decision later this week.

Labour

Clothing union signs wage agreement

Sep 16 2014 08:31

A new wage agreement which would benefit about 80 000 clothing workers nationally has been signed, says the SA Clothing and Textile Workers Union.

Economy

Moody's: Strikes affected deficit

Sep 16 2014 07:31

Strikes, sluggish global demand and declining commodity prices have affected South Africa's worsening current account deficit, says rating agency Moody's.

Economy

No to e-tolls from Soweto residents

Sep 16 2014 07:02

Soweto residents, including government workers, have spoken out against the e-tolling system at a public hearing aimed at analysing the socio-economic impact of the tolls.

Tech

Fresh plan to commercialise Sapa

Sep 16 2014 06:00

The SA Press Association will be reconstituted and commercially revamped to become a modern fully multimedia provider of news coverage, its board has announced.

Economy

Radebe subpoenaed in race case

Sep 16 2014 07:00

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has been subpoenaed to appear in the Equality Court for alleged racial discrimination, according to Solidarity.

 

In other news

Dollar firms in Asia before Fed meeting

9 minutes ago

The dollar has picked up in Asia ahead of a US central bank policy meeting, with investors looking for signs of an earlier-than-expected interest rate hike.

Nature’s guide to business

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Is there a common thread between vaccines, mosquito nets and lean practices in your business, asks Professor Norman Faull.

Fed nerves hit European shares

24 minutes ago

European equity indexes have fallen as nerves about a tightening in US monetary policy sapped investor enthusiasm.

Britain pledges state funding to Scotland

9 minutes ago

Britain has promised Scotland high levels of state funding, granting Scots control over healthcare spending to shore up support before the vote on independence.

Ukraine should steer middle course - business

39 minutes ago

Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia and the EU and consider military non-alignment to help stabilise its economy, say business leaders.

Brakes on New York women-only taxis for now

Sep 16 2014 10:15

The debut of a car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficent number of drivers.

China posts biggest daily loss in 6 months

Sep 16 2014 09:53

China shares have had their worst day in more than six months, as investors continue to fret about weak economic data and started to worry about liquidity.

UK environmental record ranges from bad to worse

Sep 16 2014 09:45

British lawmakers say the government is doing a worse job of reducing air pollution, preventing flooding and protecting wildlife than it was four years ago.

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IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR182.82R1.000.55%
RMH Rmb Holdings LimitedR56.90R0.300.53%
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Lufthansa cancels strike, Air France strike on

Sep 16 2014 09:10

A German pilots' union has called off a scheduled strike due to advances in talks with Lufthansa, while Air France pilots have embarked on a week-long strike.

 

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