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Economy

No load shedding for first half of the day

Apr 21 2015 09:03

Eskom has announced that there will be no load shedding for the first half of the day as the power grid is stable at present.

Eskom

WATCH: Molefe could be Eskom’s saviour - Yelland

Apr 21 2015 07:57

"Every problem and issue that arises [at Eskom] needs to be looked at systematically and a systematic solution found to the problem," says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Retail

Cost cuts lift Pick n Pay full-year profit

Apr 21 2015 08:38

Pick n Pay has posted a 28% rise in full-year profit, helping grow dividend payouts for the first time in four years as cost cuts offset slack consumer spending.

Currencies

Rand on back foot as Greece fears hit markets

Apr 21 2015 08:58

The rand has slipped to near a one-week low as the US dollar recovered recent losses, boosted by market fears that Greece may default on its debt.

Eskom

Medium to very high chance of load shedding

Apr 21 2015 05:47

Chances of load shedding is medium for the morning and very high for the evening and dependent on the performance of the power plant, says Eskom.

Economy

SA companies not pulling out of Africa amid xeno threats

Apr 21 2015 05:00

SA mining companies in Zimbabwe and several other Africa operations, have not been targeted by retaliatory action over the recent xenophobic attacks in Durban and Johannesburg.

MyFin24

Joburg water disruption cancelled amid complaints

Apr 20 2015 20:02

Johannesburg Water has informed residents that water disruptions scheduled to take place this week have been cancelled.

 

In other news

European stocks firm at open

23 minutes ago

Europe's stock markets have climbed in opening trade, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.08% at 7 058.40 points.

US Supreme Court rejects Gupta's appeal

26 minutes ago

The US Supreme Court has left the 2012 insider trading conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group director Rajat Gupta intact.

Dollar ticks up despite US rate hike uncertainty

Apr 21 2015 09:08

The dollar has ticked higher despite comments from a Federal Reserve official that cast doubt on a mid-year interest rate hike.

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Apr 21 2015 07:35

Asian markets have followed a positive lead from Wall Street, with investors keeping an eye on Europe as Greece struggles to pay off its debts.

Oil slips in divided market

Apr 21 2015 07:22

Oil prices eased in Asia Tuesday as dealers weighed China's fresh monetary stimulus against a supply glut in the United States, analysts said.

US stocks surge on China stimulus

Apr 21 2015 07:16

US stocks have gained sharply on the latest Chinese stimulus measures and some prominent earnings that bested forecasts.

Bain in talks with Edcon funders

Apr 20 2015 20:16

Bain Capital, the US private equity firm that owns Edcon, is in talks with the retailer’s biggest funders to refinance debt.

Europe stocks higher on Chinese stimulus

Apr 20 2015 20:00

Europe's main stock markets have closed higher after China announced a raft of stimulus measures to bolster growth, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index ending the day 0.82% up.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings Limit...R23.23R0.964.31%
PIK Pick N Pay Stores LimitedR53.40R1.903.69%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1884.28R54.282.97%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR28.85R0.521.84%
INP Investec PlcR110.05R1.851.71%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR91.08R-1.89-2.03%
ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R93.37R-1.58-1.66%
ASR Assore LimitedR112.75R-1.33-1.17%
AGL Anglo American PlcR184.64R-2.17-1.16%
VKE Vukile Property Fund Limi...R19.26R-0.22-1.13%
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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.
 

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