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Industrial

Power supply tight for rest of summer

Jan 27 2015 13:50

13:50 UPDATE: The power grid is extremely constrained and will remain so for the rest of the summer, says Eskom.

Economy

No mercy on Zim mining compliance

Jan 27 2015 14:09

ZImbabwe's insistence that the mining sector will not be exempt from the 49-51% compliance threshold is likely to create fresh uncertainty among foreign miners.

Question And Answers

Wannabe farmers battle for funds

Jan 27 2015 13:42

While the farming sector has a lot of appeal for entrepreneurs, getting off the ground is daunting, but with collaboration and government funding, there is a glimmer of hope.

Advertising

Treoc ad footage raises questions

Jan 27 2015 11:32

A video ad has raised questions on whether the R699 car scheme's Albert Venter and Coert Coetzee, founder of controversial property firm Treoc, could be in cahoots.

Tech

We weren't hacked, says Facebook

Jan 27 2015 11:38

The social network has denied that it was hacked after being briefly inaccessible on Tuesday morning.

Debt

Low credit score affects property buy

Jan 27 2015 10:47

A Fin24 user has tried to buy a house last year, but her application was declined due to a low credit scoring.

Retail

Challenging environment remains - Lewis Group

Jan 27 2015 13:35

Trading conditions remain challenging with continued weak consumer demand and constrained employment still in evidence, says the Lewis Group.

Currencies

Power woes weigh on rand, market awaits rate call

Jan 27 2015 10:08

The rand has been in danger of losing ground against the dollar for the third consecutive day as nagging electricity woes keep investor sentiment depressed.

 

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Qantas, Virgin use lower oil prices

19 minutes ago

Qantas Airways is restructuring its international tariffs to absorb fuel surcharges into base fares, adding that lower oil prices put airlines in a better position.

Bid to block fracking in Britain fails

49 minutes ago

A group of British lawmakers have failed to block plans for shale gas fracking in Britain, but the government has agreed to tougher regulation.

Coupons may help the poor cope - Russia

Jan 27 2015 13:00

With bread prices set to rise as suppliers pass on increased production costs, the Russian government is urged to use food coupons to aid low-income consumers.

Sterling dips after GDP numbers miss forecast

Jan 27 2015 11:55

Sterling has dipped but British stock markets inched higher after gross domestic product numbers came in marginally weaker than expected.

UK insurance mis-selling complaints drop

Jan 27 2015 11:32

The number of complaints received by Britain's Financial Ombudsman about the mis-selling of loan insurance by banks has fallen.

ECB divided on money-printing decision

Jan 27 2015 11:07

How the ECB went from being deeply divided over its stimulus programme to launching a bolder and more open-ended version than most investors had expected.

Asian shares inch ahead, euro steady

Jan 27 2015 10:28

Most Asian share markets have firmed and the euro clung to rare gains, relieved that European equities had weathered Greece's election outcome.

Derek Watts sees the light on green energy

Jan 27 2015 10:28

With Eskom increases inevitable and green technology becoming more efficient annually, we’re getting very close to the tipping point, says the Carte Blanche presenter.

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Jan 15 2015 17:23

People are often not diligent in planning their financial goals to ensure that they and their families are financially secure, says an expert.

 

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