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Amcu: Gold producers ‘not moving’ pay offer

Jul 07 2015 16:42

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union say gold producing companies need to improve their pay offers or the union will leave the negotiations.

Tech

WATCH: Why you are going to love self-driving cars

Jul 07 2015 15:37

Watch as a journalist attempts to get ready for his busy day, while remaining firmly behind the wheel of a self-driving car on the scary highways of Germany's autobahn.

Your Voice

9 money savings tips you may not have thought of

Jul 07 2015 14:43

From medical savings accounts versus hospital plans to paying subscriptions upfront, it pays to think about everyday ways to save, says a Fin24 user.

Economy

Capetonians most confident about SA's future - survey

Jul 07 2015 15:28

Research shows that Western Cape residents have more confidence in the long-term future of the region than the rest of South Africa’s major regions.

Economy

Business confidence falls to 16-year low

Jul 07 2015 14:51

June's business confidence has fallen to its lowest in more than 16 years, as fundamental weaknesses in the economy weighed on productivity.

Economy

SA house price growth subdued - index

Jul 07 2015 14:27

Property market and house price growth prospects in the second half of the year do not look rosy, according to Absa property analyst Jacques du Toit.

Tech

Samsung ups security with BlackBerry partnership

Jul 07 2015 14:27

Samsung and BlackBerry have announced the first results of a partnership designed to provide secure Android smartphones for enterprise users.

News

South Africans among the world’s worst savers

Jul 07 2015 13:37

At 15.4% of its GDP, South Africa has one of the worst savings rates in the world. And it’s getting worse, according to statistics released by the Reserve Bank.

 

In other news

Study urges 10 climate actions to curb warming, lift GDP

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More efficient energy use and investments in greener cities are among 10 measures that can help the world to slow global warming while also spurring economic growth.

US stocks dip on fears about Greece, China

Jul 07 2015 15:49

US stocks dipped in opening trade Tuesday as worries about a potential Greek exit from the eurozone and Chinese market frailty hit global markets.

RBS may buy back £10bn of stock: Investec

Jul 07 2015 14:15

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group may buy back $15.5bn of stock in 2016 if the lender reduces its risk-weighted assets, according to Investec.

European stocks drop ahead of Greek talks

Jul 07 2015 13:45

Europe's main stock markets have fallen awaiting more high-level talks on the Greek crisis and following heavy losses the day before.

Greece has not asked us for financial help: Russia

Jul 07 2015 13:30

Athens has not asked Moscow for financial help though the two have discussed joint investments, says Russian economy minister.

Dollar surge sends sterling to three-week low

Jul 07 2015 12:56

Sterling has fallen to a three-week low against the dollar, suffering along with other European currencies from a jump in the greenback's value.

'Grexit' tips over to base case for big banks

Jul 07 2015 12:15

Greece leaving the eurozone has tipped over to become the base case for many international bank economists after Sunday's overwhelming 'No' vote against bailout.

Setback for M&S as clothing sales dip

Jul 07 2015 11:30

British retailer Marks & Spencer has reported a dip in underlying sales in its clothing, shoes and homeware business, a setback after a return to growth.

Analysis & Opinion

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Investments

The myth behind active management

Jul 05 2015 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.

 

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