• Power to Gordhan

    SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan, it shows just how powerful he may be, says Daniel Silke.

  • Inside Labour

    The history of Valentine Day cards gives a glimpse of how technology resulted in job cuts, says Terry Bell.

  • Courage to do right

    A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.

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Equities

JSE soars, bucks global downtrend

Feb 12 2016 13:57

The global sell-off in equities which threatens to become a full blown bear market has continued, but for once the Johannesburg Stock Exchange did not follow.

Economy

Cosatu: It can't be business as usual on jobs, corruption

Feb 12 2016 13:05

Cosatu has voiced concern that President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address was “thin on details” regarding the country’s unemployment crisis.

Budget 2016

Zuma passes the buck to Pravin

Feb 12 2016 12:08

The new/old Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will have a mammoth task when he delivers his sixth budget speech in less than two weeks on 24 February.

Tech

Cyber crooks stalk victims on Valentine's Day

Feb 12 2016 12:05

As Valentine’s Day encroaches, lonely hearts should beware who they try to date online, says an expert.

BizNews

Sunter to Malema: I'm also an economic freedom fighter

Feb 12 2016 11:38

Scenario planner Clem Sunter explains why he shares many of the ideals of Julius Malema and provides a clear argument on how to boost jobs and stimulate growth.

Mining

Zuma’s son, Guptas own firm that bought Glencore mine

Feb 12 2016 11:22

President Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, has a stake in a firm that’s buying Glencore's Optimum Coal mine along with the Gupta family, the country’s antitrust regulator says.

Tech

Telkom ‘close to’ reaching R750m deal with govt

Feb 12 2016 10:38

There have reportedly been extensive discussions between the company and officials about a broadband contract that plans to connect eight districts.

Commodities

Gold heads for best week in 4 yrs as fear takes control

Feb 12 2016 10:34

Gold’s explosive start to 2016 has lifted prices to the highest level in a year as investors flee a bear market in global stocks and a weakening dollar.

 

In other news

Global stock rout eases amid oil advance

16 minutes ago

Global equities have showed signs of respite after a turbulent week with European stocks advancing and oil rising from a 12-year low. German bonds fell with Treasuries.

Renault profit surges 44% on European demand for Kdjar SUV

Feb 12 2016 12:50

Renault SA’s profit has jumped 44% in 2015 as new models like the Kadjar sport utility vehicle helped the French car maker gain market share in Europe.

Gold heads for best week in 4 yrs as fear takes control

Feb 12 2016 10:34

Gold’s explosive start to 2016 has lifted prices to the highest level in a year as investors flee a bear market in global stocks and a weakening dollar.

Yen adds to gains as investors run for cover

Feb 12 2016 07:47

The Japanese yen has surged again as traders spooked by turbulence in financial markets continued to plow into the safe haven.

Wall St. traders dump Boeing, bank stocks

Feb 12 2016 07:44

Wall Street traders have dumped stocks of major banks and airplane manufacturer Boeing as the global markets selloff persisted.

Oil prices rally after plumbing new depths

Feb 12 2016 07:42

Oil has surged more than 5%, a day after tanking towards 13-year lows and following a suggestion that OPEC could possible cut output to stabilise volatile crude markets.

Protea Hotels expands with new development in Centurion

Feb 11 2016 18:38

Protea Hotels has identified a growing demand for accommodation and conference and meeting facilities in the expanding Centurion area.

SA REIT launches best practice recommendations

Feb 11 2016 17:18

The Real Estate Investment Trust sector has published its Best Practice Recommendations that will make financial reporting clearer and more comparable.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Inside Labour: A Valentine's Day lesson for labour

The history of Valentine Day cards provides a glimpse of how technology...

Opinion

SONA 2016 defers power to Gordhan

SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan – and now shows just how...

Opinion

Does President Zuma have the courage to do the right thing?

A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’...

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
AGL Anglo American PlcR81.57R9.7713.61%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR49.07R5.2211.90%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR68.00R6.009.68%
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R309.04R24.958.78%
GLN Glencore PlcR21.70R1.688.39%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
CRP Capital & Regional PlcR14.50R-0.60-3.97%
KST Psg Konsult LimitedR6.46R-0.25-3.73%
CCO Capital & Counties Proper...R77.81R-1.26-1.59%
BAT Brait SeR151.11R-2.43-1.58%
HCI Hosken Consolidated Inves...R100.56R-1.44-1.41%
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