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Budget

Nene faces difficult battle - chamber

Oct 23 2014 19:58

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has a tough time ahead if he is to curb the ballooning cost of the public service, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says.

News

Giant federation mooted

Oct 23 2014 18:15

Trade unions both within Cosatu and among other federations and independent bodies are being approached about the possibility of forming a single “super federation” .

News

Zim's slowdown hits Econet hard

Oct 23 2014 18:09

Profitability in Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless has declined 30% in the half year to August, a development executives attribute to a slowdown in the country's economy.

In the news

Big business must step up, says Zulu

Oct 23 2014 18:00

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says big business needed to work together with government to fix problems in the country.

Equities

JSE drifts lower, MTN weighs

Oct 23 2014 17:59

South African shares have ended in the red, dragged lower by MTN, which surprised investors with news it was struggling to sign on new subscribers in Nigeria.

News

Numsa faces imminent expulsion from Cosatu

Oct 23 2014 17:29

South Africa's biggest union is facing expulsion from Cosatu as ballots are being cast on whether or not to keep the Numsa in their ranks.

 

In other news

New Tesco boss starts long journey

Oct 23 2014 19:16

New Tesco boss Dave Lewis has unveiled a flurry of small tweaks to Britain's ailing No.1 grocer, but not the big rescue plan many think it needs.

Alternative to e-filing

Oct 23 2014 18:27

As the November 21 tax season deadline fast approaches, tax payers now also have an alternative to e-filing.

Rea Vaya drivers on strike

Oct 23 2014 18:16

The City of Johannesburg says that passengers using Rea Vaya services should expect disruptions due to labour action by bus drivers.

Tsogo Sun tops lists at two wine auctions

Oct 23 2014 17:57

Tsogo Sun has spent just under R3.2m at two wine auctions this year – the Nederburg and Cape Winemakers Guild auctions.

Mbeki: Leaders in Africa don't deliver

Oct 23 2014 17:30

African leaders do not deliver and the dialogue between business and government needs to be more open, political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki says.

Imperial to take €46m stake in Imres BV

Oct 23 2014 17:16

Imperial Holdings will buy 70% of Imres BV, a Dutch wholesaler of medical supplies, in the hope of expanding its pharmaceutical distribution in Africa.

Global economy: US business activity slips

Oct 23 2014 17:14

Eurozone businesses have performed much better than forecasters expected this month but US manufacturing activity sputtered to its slowest since July.

Race for property finance is 'unfair'

Oct 23 2014 15:42

The practice that allows estate agents to give multiple offers to a seller so that the first one with financing gets the property seems unfair, a Fin24 user says.

Analysis & Opinion

Budget

Mini budget worth a cheer

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Economy

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Opinion and Analysis

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World

Zuma to attend Brics summit in London

Oct 23 2014 15:15

President Jacob Zuma will lead a delegation of government and business leaders to participate in the annual Brics conference in London, the presidency says.

Companies

SAA chair stays, 2 others on board

Oct 23 2014 16:02

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has decided to stick by Duduzile Myeni as chair of the embattled SAA board despite admitting the airline is struggling.

 

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