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News

Include the excluded - or else

Jan 26 2015 10:16

Our philosophical and moral sensibilities would all say all people matter but in fact it seems many don't, says a Davos regular who tackles the inequality issue.

Currencies

Rand stable, bonds up ahead of rates decision

Jan 26 2015 09:48

The rand has been stable against the dollar, while bond yields hovered near 20-month lows as emerging markets continued to benefit from the ECB's stimulus package.

Tech

Samsung has $63bn cash pile for tech takeovers

Jan 26 2015 09:55

Whether or not Samsung has BlackBerry in its sights, it should spend some of its $63 billion of cash on takeovers say experts.

Economy

Global focus on SA policies

Jan 26 2015 07:25

Unless there is a dumb political decision around the corner, South Africa's geographical isolation is a blessing in an increasingly aggressive world, says Alec Hogg.

Industrial

Sun rises on Northern Cape solar project

Jan 25 2015 22:00

Developers say the venture will help power 200 000 households and provide thousands of ­direct and indirect jobs.

Economy

New leader to form anti-austerity Greek govt

Jan 26 2015 08:56

Greek leftwing leader Alexis Tsipras will move to build a stable government that can take on international lenders and reverse years of painful austerity.

Economy

E-tolls: Motorists set to pay much less

Jan 25 2015 15:30

Free passes under e-toll gantries and a decrease in the monthly amount motorists with e-tags will pay. This is the early New Year’s gift awaiting Gauteng motorists.

News

Include the Excluded – or else

Jan 26 2015 07:59

Our philosophical and moral sensibilities would all say all people matter but in fact it seems many don’t, says a Davos regular who tackles the inequality issue.

 

In other news

France plans labour reform bill

20 minutes ago

The French government will use legislation to reform rules on worker representation after talks between trade unions and employer groups ended without agreement.

Workers in Europe's oil hub hope for the best

50 minutes ago

Oil workers are putting a brave face on hundreds of job cuts linked to sinking crude prices while union leaders warn that the worst is yet to come.

Japanese exports up 12.9% in Dec

Jan 26 2015 08:50

Japan's exports have jumped from a year earlier to ¥6.9trn in December for the fourth straight month of rise due to a weaker yen and rising vehicle shipments.

China blocks VPNs amid internet crackdown

Jan 26 2015 07:59

China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information.

Euro hits low, Asia falls on Greece fears

Jan 26 2015 07:52

The euro has sunk to a new 11-year low and Asian equities retreated after an anti-austerity party won Greece's general elections.

Wall St ahead: Eyes on Fed after ECB move

Jan 26 2015 07:49

The Federal Reserve could be key for Wall Street this week as investors get to hear from the bank for the first time since a series of moves by its global peers.

Oil prices down in Asia

Jan 26 2015 07:46

Oil has fallen in Asia after the anti-austerity party Syriza swept to victory in Greece's general elections, dealing a further blow to the struggling euro.

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Jan 15 2015 17:23

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