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Heroic escape from the pit of debt

May 22 2015 14:33

A top achiever fell into a pit of debt which cast her into a desolate space. Luckily, some sound advice helped her embark on a journey of recovery.


MTN takes union to labour court

May 22 2015 14:26

MTN says it has taken the Communication Workers Union to the Johannesburg Labour Court for allegedly blocking entrances to the company’s offices and intimidating staff.


Debt is SA's destiny - report

May 22 2015 14:04

Rising government expenditure which outstrips tax revenue can only mean higher taxes and more financial pain for households, says a report.


Affordability impacts residential building sector

May 22 2015 14:01

Although the biggest demand in SA is for small housing units, fewer are built due to affordability and changing lifestyles, says an expert.


Rupert positive despite Richemont challenges

May 22 2015 11:39

Luxury goods group Richemont' s results show resilience despite some challenges and a volatile consumer environment, says its chair Johann Rupert.


Richemont takes centre stage on JSE

May 22 2015 14:00

Trading activity on the JSE has centred on Richemont as profit-taking started after the share's steady upward move over the past few days.

In the news

WATCH: In the chamber, politics has to play - Minister Zulu

May 22 2015 10:27

Political parties are working together constructively in the portfolio committee to find solutions for entrepreneurs, says Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.


In other news

Global banks await huge currency rigging fines

29 minutes ago

US regulators have fined Swiss bank UBS $342m for manipulation of foreign exchange markets, as other global lenders prepared for even larger penalties.

Oil falls back on profit-taking

May 22 2015 13:59

Global oil prices have fallen, unwinding recent sharp gains that were fuelled by hopes that a global supply glut could end soon, say dealers.

European shares slip off high, Richemont retreats

May 22 2015 13:42

European shares have slipped off three-week highs, with luxury goods group Richemont falling on weak sales, while a rebound in the euro also pegged back the region's stock markets.

US economy tepid, but jobs market resilient

May 22 2015 13:13

The US economy was on a modest growth path early in the second quarter with home resales falling in April and manufacturing activity on the back foot in May.

Asia stocks mostly up, early US rate hike unlikely

May 22 2015 07:45

Asian markets have mostly risen following another record close on Wall Street as the likelihood of a US interest rate hike in the near term dwindled.

S&P 500 at record on Best Buy earnings, CVS deal

May 22 2015 07:43

The S&P 500 has finished at a new record following strong earnings from Best Buy and news that CVS Health would buy senior pharmacy services firm Omnicare for $12.7bn.

Oil prices slip in Asian trade

May 22 2015 07:39

Oil prices fell in Asia, unwinding sharp gains in the previous session that was fuelled by hopes that a global supply glut could end soon.

Corn output to be cut over drought

May 22 2015 07:45

The estimate of corn production in 2015 would probably to be cut by 0.6%, after a drought earlier this year damaged crops, according to a survey.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
LON Lonmin PlcR26.06R0.682.68%
ASR Assore LimitedR106.39R2.592.50%
AFE A E C I LimitedR128.25R2.952.35%
INP Investec PlcR119.32R2.482.12%
INL Investec LimitedR117.88R2.312.00%
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ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R98.29R-2.64-2.62%
MDC Mediclinic International ...R108.61R-2.50-2.25%
HYP Hyprop Investments Limite...R122.15R-2.46-1.97%
CPF Capital Property Fund Lim...R14.49R-0.23-1.56%
CLS Clicks Group LimitedR87.98R-1.28-1.43%
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