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Labour

Nehawu demands 15% pay hike

Oct 01 2014 12:48

The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union says it wants a 15% across-the-board wage increase and will begin protest marches this week. s' wasted R35bn shocking - Nxesi

Multimedia

Inside the tallest green building in Africa

Oct 01 2014 12:37

Cape Town has added a striking "crystalline" skyscraper to its skyline - the first high-rise 5-Star Green Star building in Africa.

Financial Services

Wonga SA chief hits the road

Oct 01 2014 12:20

Wonga.com CEO Kevin Hurwitz has left the company in search of new opportunities after launching the online micro lending business in 2012.

Economy

Zim retailers forced to spurn SA stock

Oct 01 2014 11:52

Zimbabwean retailers, including Pick n Pay, no longer stock oil and poultry products from SA as government demands that 50% of stock be locally produced.

Commodities

Gold holds near 9-month low, as dollar weighs

Oct 01 2014 12:20

Gold has been near 9-month lows, weighed down by broad-based strength in the dollar on expectations that the US Fed Reserve is set to tighten monetary policy.

News

Two South Africans up for international tech prize

Oct 01 2014 11:28

Two South Africans have been shortlisted for an international technology prize that seeks to reward inventions that improve the quality of life in Africa.

Currencies

Rand on the ropes over trade, budget deficits

Oct 01 2014 10:26

The rand has remained on the back foot against the US dollar, still spooked by data showing yawning trade and budget deficits.

News

Samsung: Nothing wrong with the Galaxy Note

Oct 01 2014 09:00

Samsung has rejected claims that its new Galaxy Note smartphone had a defect.

 

In other news

Bonatla warns of earnings loss

26 minutes ago

Bonatla Property has advised that the earnings per share for the period ended June 30 2014 are expected to move from an earnings position to a loss position.

Germany to ban steep rent hikes

46 minutes ago

Germany's cabinet has agreed to cap ballooning property rents in high-demand urban neighbourhoods in a law set to come into force early next year.

Oil exploration returns to Alsace region

51 minutes ago

Sustainably high oil prices have lured small oil explorers back to Alsace, the cradle of the French oil exploration industry.

UK watchdog to investigate Tesco scandal

Oct 01 2014 12:36

Britain's financial watchdog has launched a full investigation into the Tesco accounting scandal that has now wiped £4bn from the grocer's stock market value.

UK manufacturing PMI hits 17-month low

Oct 01 2014 11:51

British manufacturing has grown at the slowest rate in 17 months in September as demand weakened at home and in Europe.

Hong Kong protest marks uneasy National Day

Oct 01 2014 11:01

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters have thronged the streets of Hong Kong as demonstrations spread, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government.

European shares dip after mixed data

Oct 01 2014 10:53

European shares have dipped following mixed manufacturing data, sales warnings from Sainsbury and Nexans fuelled worries over the outlook of corporate results.

Gem Diamonds sells white diamond for $10.6m

Oct 01 2014 11:30

London-listed Gem Diamonds says it has sold a 198-carat white diamond recovered from its Lesotho mine in August for $10.6m.

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Entrepreneurs

Boost for manufacturing sector

Sep 30 2014 18:39

Business Partners Limited, a specialist risk finance company for formal SMEs has unveiled a campaign aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship.

Markets

Dollar on six-year high against yen

Oct 01 2014 08:17

The dollar has broken the ¥110 barrier for the first time in more than six years, following upbeat US data and expectations of more Bank of Japan monetary easing.

Tech

EU: Ireland swapped Apple tax deal for jobs

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The EU has accused Ireland of swerving international tax rules by letting Apple shelter profits worth tens of billions of dollars from revenue collectors in return for maintaining jobs.

 

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