• Dangerous games

    Employers' body Neasa is playing a potentially dangerous game, says Terry Bell.

  • Rational thinking

    All players should first consider the net result of their actions, says Leopold Scholtz.

  • Telkom's property poser

    BEE may be hindering Telkom's plans to offload redundant real estate, says Gugu Lourie.

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Economy

AA: Fuel price hike will be lower

Jul 31 2014 17:02

The fuel price increase for August will probably be lower than predicted in the mid-July data, the AA predicts.

Industrial

Nampak seeks to expand Zim operations

Jul 31 2014 16:30

Nampak plans to expand its footprint in Zimbabwe through a consolidation deal which will make the enlarged group the largest packaging company in that country.

Economy

Middle class status in jeopardy - index

Jul 31 2014 15:50

While more South Africans are getting richer, many middle class workers' suburban aspirations are coming to an end, according to experts.

Industrial

Sappi hit by Russia, Ukraine crisis

Jul 31 2014 15:53

Pulp and paper maker Sappi says its sales in Russia and Ukraine have been affected by the political crisis in the region.

Economy

Trade deficit narrows sharply

Jul 31 2014 15:28

SA's trade deficit has narrowed more than expected in June from a revised R7.44bn shortfall in May, statistics show.

Economy

Crisis brewing within Sanral - Outa

Jul 31 2014 14:48

Outa says the sudden stepping down of Sanral chair Tembakazi Mnyaka is no surprise, while a Fin24 user says "more rats are now leaving the sinking ship".

Retail

Food scare tests loyalty to fast food brands

Jul 31 2014 15:41

A food safety scare in China is testing local consumers' loyalty to foreign fast-food brands, including McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut.

Equities

Uncertainty returns to the JSE

Jul 31 2014 13:49

Uncertainty has returned to the JSE on fears that the scenario of low interest rates might soon be a thing of the past.

 

In other news

BNP Paribas posts loss after US fine

Jul 31 2014 16:09

BNP Paribas bank has revealed a net loss for the second quarter, holed by charges for a record US fine for sanctions busting.

Sanctions to impact Russia's Lukoil

Jul 31 2014 16:20

Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil says Western sanctions would force the company to reduce its investment programme.

US stocks slump; Dow, S&P may turn negative

Jul 31 2014 16:20

US stock index futures have pointed to a sharply lower Wall Street open, with the Dow and S&P 500 likely to turn negative for the month.

European shares hit two-week low

Jul 31 2014 15:08

Europe's FTSEurofirst 300 index of top shares has slipped to a two-week low, led lower by Adidas after the group warned about business in Russia.

Kenya's inflation rises to 7%

Jul 31 2014 14:30

Kenya's statistics office says the country's inflation rate has crept up to 7%, just a touch higher than predicted.

Russia must pay Yukos shareholders - court

Jul 31 2014 15:00

Europe's top human rights court has awarded shareholders $2.6bn in damages, a new blow to Russia on the brink of recession.

Food scare tests loyalty to fast food brands

Jul 31 2014 15:41

A food safety scare in China is testing local consumers' loyalty to foreign fast-food brands, including McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut.

China seizes melamine-tainted sweets

Jul 31 2014 14:00

Chinese police have seized almost 12 tonnes of yoghurt sweets tainted with melamine, an industrial chemical at the centre of a scandal in which six infants died.

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South Africa

Green light for R80bn Transnet class suit

Jul 31 2014 13:14

A judge has decreed that a class action suit may be launched on behalf of impoverished Transnet pensioners, in an attempt to recover R80bn in lost assets.

Companies

Bidvest teams up with Vodacom M-Pesa

Jul 31 2014 16:14

Bidvest Bank has been selected as the provider of the banking platform for Vodacom's revamped m-pesa mobile phone-driven money transfer service.

 

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