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Standard Bank full-year earnings up 1%

Mar 05 2015 09:22

Standard Bank has reported an expected 1% growth in full-year earnings after increases in lending and transactional activity.


Exxaro posts 6% drop in adjusted earnings

Mar 05 2015 09:07

Coal producer Exxaro says its adjusted full-year earnings have fallen 6% due to an impairment charge of R5.8bn related to an iron ore project in the Congo Republic.

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Labour Wrap: Cosatu - damage and regeneration?

Mar 05 2015 07:51

Just as the fynbos of the Cape mountains requires fire to ensure regeneration, the same might apply to Cosatu, says Terry Bell in his Labour Wrap.


Nene seeks to cut UIF contributions

Mar 05 2015 07:48

The finance ministry has invited comment from the public on a proposal to lower employers and employees’ contributions to the Unemployment Insurance Fund.


Growing concern over sustainable growth in Africa

Mar 05 2015 06:00

There is a growing unease about sustainable growth in Africa and whether inclusive growth is created, say experts at an Africa trade summit.


Zim needs credible plan to clear arrears - IMF

Mar 04 2015 21:15

The IMF says it will consider extending new financial support to Zimbabwe only if it agrees to clear arrears with international financial institutions.


SA's future hangs in the balance

Mar 04 2015 15:41

The future of SA is at a crucial strategic point, where key decisions by government and business could make or break the Rainbow Nation, according to Chantell Ilbury.

Financial Services

Church plans interest-free loans for indebted

Mar 04 2015 19:51

A Harrismith church wants to start offering interest-free loans to the indebted to save them from the clutches of money, Beeld reports.


In other news

Car industry welcomes Google, Apple but battles loom

5 minutes ago

Auto giants at the Geneva Motor Show say they welcome the potential move of Silicon Valley players into their sector but experts warn of major disruptions.

ExxonMobil predicts higher output

28 minutes ago

US oil giant ExxonMobil says it would reduce investment spending by nearly 12% this year in response to lower crude-oil prices, but projected higher production.

Euro hovers near 11-year lows on dollar

Mar 05 2015 08:53

The euro has remained under pressure after falling to an 11-year low against the dollar as investors waited for the ECB'S announcement on its bond-purchase plan.

Uber enables ‘mobile virtual credit card’ payments

Mar 05 2015 08:34

Passengers can now use a ‘mobile virtual credit card’ to pay for a ride on internet transport service Uber in South Africa.

US stocks continue slide after record run

Mar 05 2015 06:00

US stocks have fallen for a second day after a run that saw new Dow and S&P records and a 15-year high for the Nasdaq.

Oil up in Asia despite US inventories rise

Mar 05 2015 05:47

Oil prices have climbed in Asian trade as signs that a refineries strike in the United States is weakening overshadowed a rise in US crude stocks.

Pay gap widens most in North America, Asia

Mar 04 2015 20:00

The pay gap between senior managers and lower-level employees has widened much more sharply in North America and Asia than in Europe since the financial crisis, a study shows.

European stocks close higher

Mar 04 2015 19:26

Europe's main stock markets have finished the day slightly higher with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.44% to 6 919.24 points.

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