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    ANC general secretary Gwede Mantashe rebukes those who feel SA can't afford nuclear power.

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Industrial

Volkswagen delays earnings report

Feb 07 2016 15:19

Volkswagen AG has pushed back the release its annual results and shareholders’ meeting as the firm determines the financial fallout from the diesel emissions scandal.

Economy

How much the Road Accident Fund costs you

Feb 07 2016 13:59

The bulk of the Road Accident Fund's revenue comes from a levy that you pay every time you fill up your tank at the petrol pumps.

Tech

LinkedIn shares dive on weak forecast

Feb 07 2016 12:29

LinkedIn shares have plunged more than 40% after a weak outlook from the career-focused social network fueled fears of a slowdown.

Travel & Leisure

More Chinese choose tourism over tradition

Feb 07 2016 11:46

While hundreds of millions of Chinese return to their ancestral homes for the Lunar New Year celebration, others choose to defy custom and travel.

Mining

Mining heavyweights descend on Cape Town

Feb 07 2016 10:47

Local and international mining industry heavyweights will descend on Cape Town for the 2016 Investing in African Mining Indaba.

Economy

Beware of impact of new laws on investment - Chamber

Feb 05 2016 20:00

The impact of the investment promotion protection bill and the expropriation bill on foreign investment in SA will only become visible in future, warns a business chamber.

Agribusiness

SA private wildlife numbers inflated threefold

Feb 05 2016 18:24

SA's privately-owned wildlife farms may be overstating the animal populations in their care, weakening claims by industry organisations that they are contributing to conservation.

Economy

Possible protection for SA steel - dti

Feb 05 2016 17:19

The SA government is working closely with the steel sector to agree on measures to support SA’s primary steel production capabilities, says the dti.

 

In other news

China puts coal production capacity on chopping block

Feb 07 2016 12:57

China plans to chop coal production capacity as part of efforts by President Xi Jinping’s government to cut industrial overcapacity and use cleaner energy sources.

France's Cahors wine is new frontier for Argentina, China

Feb 07 2016 12:30

France's southwestern Cahors region is a new frontier for foreign investors, from Argentine winegrowers to potential investor ambassadors from China.

Oil ends lower on supply glut concerns

Feb 07 2016 11:35

Oil prices have dropped, leaving the market lower for the week, as a prolonged supply glut weighed on sentiment.

Dollar up as US jobs data leaves Fed rate hike in play

Feb 07 2016 10:58

The dollar climbed against the euro after a US jobs report showed that unemployment ticked lower and wage growth rose.

Wall St. lower as US jobless rate falls to 4.9%

Feb 05 2016 19:15

Wall Street stocks have opened lower as fresh data on the US jobs market added some support for another interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

Cheap soybeans risk palm oil's top spot in Indian kitchens

Feb 05 2016 13:46

Indian housewives and food processors are using more soybean oil than ever, cutting the country’s reliance on palm oil shipped from Southeast Asia.

Japanese airlines to alter routes to avoid missile

Feb 05 2016 13:08

Japan's two major airlines are changing routes for some flights as North Korea plans to launch what it says will be a satellite-bearing rocket later this month.

European shares fall as investors assess earnings

Feb 05 2016 11:23

European shares have headed for a fifth day of losses as investors assessed earnings reports, while awaiting data on US payrolls.

Analysis & Opinion

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AGL Anglo American PlcR82.74R8.6411.66%
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR39.00R2.978.24%
ASR Assore LimitedR106.00R7.507.61%
GLN Glencore PlcR23.46R1.597.27%
CPI Capitec Bank Holdings Lim...R494.53R24.535.22%
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BAT Brait SeR161.00R-8.02-4.75%
SAP Sappi LimitedR70.00R-2.96-4.06%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR155.20R-6.56-4.06%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR62.00R-2.45-3.80%
PSG Psg Group LimitedR183.10R-6.21-3.28%
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Finweek

Time to fix interest rates?

Feb 05 2016 06:15

With South Africa's monetary policymakers deciding to raise interest rates by 50 basis points, many home owners are considering fixing their interest rates at the current level.

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SMALL BUSINESS

Marketing is a big concern in SA's small business community, followed by a lack of confidence and partnering with the wrong people, according to a survey.
 

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