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MTN expects first-half profit knock

Jul 28 2015 10:01

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN is expecting a drop of between 10% and 15% in profits as fluctuating exchange rates hurt its bottom line.

Currencies

Rand edges off 14-year low, China risks loom

Jul 28 2015 09:47

The rand has recovered slightly after touching a fresh 14-year low in the previous session as emerging markets wobble on concerns over China's economy.

Economy

Appeals court dismisses apartheid case against Ford, IBM

Jul 28 2015 09:05

A US court has declined to revive a lawsuit against Ford and IBM in which the companies were accused of aiding human rights abuses in South Africa decades ago.

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Get ready for the DIY economy

Jul 28 2015 08:22

The world is on the verge of a new “sharing economy" which gives us a chance to correct the failures of the first curve, says Ian Mann.

Tech

SA escrow service to boost online trading safety

Jul 28 2015 09:02

Online transacting on classifieds sites for South Africans is set to be safer with the local launch of a dedicated escrow service.

Tech

Airbnb plans Africa expansion

Jul 28 2015 07:55

Airbnb says its listings in South Africa are increasing 138% a year and it is hoping to spread its unique brand of hospitality throughout Africa.

Economy

Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

Jul 28 2015 07:41

The Commission for Employment Equity’s “fixation” on top management in its annual report has been criticised by a trade union Solidarity, who says its report is flawed.

Economy

Focus on SOE crises, not individuals, ANC tells govt

Jul 27 2015 21:05

The ANC wants the government to focus on the apparent crises within its state-owned companies, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

 

In other news

Dollar under pressure on China equity rout

Jul 28 2015 09:15

The dollar has recovered slightly against the yen, although gains were limited as investors remain on edge after a sharp plunge in Chinese markets.

China shares sink again, Beijing scrambles

Jul 28 2015 09:00

Chinese shares have sunk more than 3%, as Beijing scrambled once again to stabilise a stock market whose wild gyrations have heightened fears.

Euro gets boost from eurozone growth data

Jul 28 2015 08:13

A rise in German business confidence and signs of a pickup in lending in Europe have given a boost to the euro.

US equities fall as Chinese market dive rattles markets

Jul 28 2015 07:38

Wall Street equities have fallen after a big drop in the Chinese stock market sparked worries about global economic growth.

Asian markets sink as Shanghai falls further

Jul 28 2015 07:34

Asian markets have tumbled further, dragged down by another huge sell-off in Shanghai a day after the mainland's heaviest one-day losses in over eight years.

Oil prices down in Asia as China stocks plunge weigh

Jul 28 2015 07:27

Oil prices have fallen further in Asia after a plunge in Chinese stocks jolted global markets and added to fears about an oversupply of the commodity.

China equity rout hurts world stocks, commodities

Jul 27 2015 19:09

The biggest rout in Chinese shares in eight years has stoked concerns over the worldwide impact of slowing growth in the world's No 2 economy.

European stock markets sink

Jul 27 2015 18:30

European equities have dropped reacting to the biggest one-day plunge since 2007 on China's stock market, with London's FTSE 100 index slipping 1.13%.

Analysis & Opinion

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BOOK REVIEW: Get ready for the DIY economy

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A triumph of SA’s empowerment spirit

Jul 27 2015 13:40

Launching new premises has given a top black-owned company the opportunity to send a “proud statement about the existence of black excellence in South Africa”.

 

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