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Economy

No use throwing stones over visa rules - deputy minister

Jul 07 2015 06:30

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Fatima Chohan says she is willing to try and help the tourism industry to tackle issues causing a drop in tourism numbers.

Commodities

Oil prices sink nearly 8% on Greece, China fears

Jul 07 2015 05:38

US oil prices have dived nearly 8% on worries about slowing global growth after the Greeks rejected a bailout offer and China moved to calm market turbulence.

News

Power to the people as Parkhurst gets off the grid

Jul 06 2015 21:15

Fed up with loadshedding, residents of Parkhurst in Johannesburg are taking the future into their own hands by encouraging homes to convert to off-grid solar energy.

Economy

Buffett $2.8bn closer in plan to give away wealth

Jul 06 2015 20:00

Warren Buffett has donated about $2.84bn of Berkshire Hathaway stock to charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth.

Tech

Uber drivers get protection in Johannesburg

Jul 06 2015 19:00

Internet taxi firm Uber says it is providing security for its drivers after verbal threats from other taxi operators in the latest outbreak of friction to hit the fast-growing company.

News

NUM may take legal action over Glencore layoffs

Jul 06 2015 19:51

The National Union of Mineworkers is considering taking legal action against the government if Glencore cuts over 600 jobs at its Optimum Coal unit, it says.

News

SAA warns of recruitment scam

Jul 06 2015 18:00

SAA has warned the public about a fake recruitment scam inviting interested parties to apply for training as cabin crew staff with the airline.

Economy

Greece to extend banking shut down - bankers

Jul 06 2015 17:36

Greece's government plans to extend the closure of banks beyond Monday by at least a few more days, four banking sources say.

 

In other news

What's next? as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

Jul 06 2015 19:58

Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.

10 days in the Greek debt crisis

Jul 06 2015 19:37

Greek voters' defiant rejection of the terms of an international bailout in Sunday's referendum capped a dramatic week for the country in its standoff with EU-IMF creditor.

Prof Tsakalotos named new Greece finance minister

Jul 06 2015 18:30

Greece has named economist Euclid Tsakalotos, its top negotiator in the stalled EU-IMF talks, as the country's new finance minister, the president's office says.

European stocks close down on fears of 'Grexit'

Jul 06 2015 18:04

Europe's main stock markets have fallen after Greece rejected creditors' austerity demands in a weekend referendum and fears rose that it could crash out of the eurozone.

US stocks drop after Greek vote

Jul 06 2015 15:58

US stocks have fallen in opening trade after Greek voters rejected a creditor austerity package, throwing Greece and the eurozone into turmoil.

Argentine president celebrates Greek 'no' vote

Jul 06 2015 15:59

While world markets tremble at the decision by Greek voters to reject conditions of a rescue deal from creditors, the Argentine president boldly welcomes the referendum result.

Rolls Royce cuts profit forecasts, CEO takes helm

Jul 06 2015 15:00

British engineer Rolls-Royce has cut profit expectations for the third time in nine months, increasing the challenge for its new chief executive.

Oil dives as Greek vote shakes world markets

Jul 06 2015 14:28

Oil prices have plunged as investors digested the implications of Greece rejecting austerity demands from creditors that could send the nation crashing out of the eurozone.

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South Africa

‘Border more chaotic than ever’

Jul 05 2015 15:14

It’s just after 3pm on a Wednesday afternoon when I arrive at the main Oshoek-Ngwenya border post between Swaziland and South Africa with my two children, aged seven and nine.

Investments

The myth behind active management

Jul 05 2015 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.

 

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