• Inside Labour

    Without radical policy change SA's social fabric will continue to fray, says Terry Bell.

  • Long live your gadget

    Real gadget protection tends to cost real money, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

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    The ANC seems to think all South Africans are idiots, says Mzwandile Jacks.

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Economy

Massive petrol price drop

Aug 29 2014 15:38

Cash-strapped consumers will get a breather at the pumps with the prices of petrol and diesel falling in September.

Tech

Naspers delivers solid performance

Aug 29 2014 15:24

Naspers’ strategy has remained one of organic growth of existing businesses and limited acquisitions that add value to the group, says chair Ton Vosloo.

Economy

Trade deficit widens

Aug 29 2014 15:19

South Africa's trade deficit has widened more than expected in July, from a R190m shortfall in June, data from the South African Revenue Service shows.

Retail

Woolworths plans R10bn rights offer

Aug 29 2014 14:12

Woolworths says it plans to raise R10bn through a rights offer to help repay financing for its acquisition of Australia's David Jones

Economy

Household credit growth slows

Aug 29 2014 14:46

The year-on-year growth in outstanding credit balances within the household sector has slowed to 4.1% at the end of July, Absa says.

Mobile

Samsung woos SA with sexy S5 Mini

Aug 29 2014 14:14

Samsung has announced that it was launching the Mini version of the Galaxy S5 as the company looks to boost its smartphone sales.

Equities

JSE feels market ripples from Ukraine tension

Aug 29 2014 13:32

Renewed tension in the Ukraine has put a damper on stock markets worldwide, and the JSE did not escape as investors shied away from high-risk emerging markets.

News

Censorship forces Tencent to block WeChat accounts

Aug 29 2014 13:00

Tencent Holdings has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat mobile messaging app and banned around 40 others.

 

In other news

Brazil enters recession in pre-election blow

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Brazil has suffered a recession in the first half of the year as investment plunged and the country's hosting of the World Cup suffocated economic activity.

Asia shares mixed on Ukraine tensions

Aug 29 2014 13:12

Asian markets have been mixed as the prospect of a military confrontation between Ukraine and Russia knocked confidence and offset forecast-beating US data.

European shares inch up, Tesco sinks

Aug 29 2014 12:53

European shares have risen in early trade, recovering some of the ground lost in the previous session as investors awaited inflation figures.

Disappearing EU inflation heightens ECB concerns

Aug 29 2014 12:48

Euro zone inflation has dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, something likely to concern the European Central Bank.

Japan publishers slam Amazon rules

Aug 29 2014 10:42

Japanese publishers have lashed out at Amazon's new rules, after US and European authors accused the online retailer of using strong-arm negotiating tactics.

Eurozone inflation dips as expected

Aug 29 2014 12:30

Eurozone inflation has dropped as expected to a fresh five year low, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into policy intervention.

Cameron: Scottish breakaway economic threat

Aug 29 2014 12:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron has told Scots that much of their industry and a million jobs could be put in jeopardy if they vote to leave the UK.

Japan's household spending drops

Aug 29 2014 11:30

Household spending in Japan has been down year-on-year for the fourth consecutive month in July after a controversial sales tax increase in April.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Inside Labour

Without radical policy change SA's social fabric will continue to fray,...

Opinion

Long live your gadget

Real gadget protection tends to cost real money, writes Arthur Goldstuck....

Economy

Taking SA for a ride

The ANC seems to think all South Africans are idiots, says Mzwandile Jacks....

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South Africa

Toll verdict a win for transparency - Outa

Aug 29 2014 11:08

Detailed costs of proposed tolling projects, planned tariffs and expected revenues must be open for scrutiny by those expected to pay for them, says Outa.

 

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