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    The ehailing firm is constantly trying, succeeding - and sometimes failing, says Ian Mann.

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    The very people elected to bring benefits to all are undermining SA, says Solly Moeng.

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    Five years after the bloody massacre calls for justice are growing louder, says Terry Bell.

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Tech

Guptas sell ANN7 and The New Age to Mzwanele Manyi

Aug 21 2017 09:06

A firm owned by Mzwanele Manyi has bought Gupta-owned media units ANN7 and The New Age, it has been announced.

Mining

AngloGold makes strong second-quarter recovery

Aug 21 2017 09:41

AngloGold Ashanti achieved a strong operating recovery in its second quarter, setting new safety records and keeping all its brownfield projects on budget and on schedule.

Property

Rental boost for Gauteng’s rising middle class with R6.4bn deal

Aug 21 2017 07:57

A strategic alliance between a JSE-listed firm and a real estate investment trust will bring about 8 900 new affordable rental apartments to Gauteng in a deal worth about R6.4bn.

Industrial

Sasol blames recession and strong rand as profits drop

Aug 21 2017 08:35

Sasol's headline earnings per share dropped by 15%, despite reporting record sales volumes. A strong rand and challenging macroeconomic environment were the main culprits, Sasol has said.

Tech

Uber's Kalanick calls Benchmark lawsuit a 'fabrication'

Aug 21 2017 09:22

Uber’s co-founder Travis Kalanick has fired back at investor Benchmark, saying its lawsuit seeking to oust him from the company’s board is based on 'a fabrication.'

 

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Decriminalising dagga can create jobs

Legalising dagga and treating addicts rather than making criminals of...

Opinion

Innovation on the final frontier: mining asteroids in space

Technological advances and courageous innovation are set to unlock the...

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Behind the Uber success story

Ace book reviewer Ian Mann debunks some myths about the popular ehailing...

Opinion

The spectre of Marikana still looms large

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not...

Opinion

Trapped in a democracy we fought for

Our democracy is being undermined from within by the very people who were...

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Oil holds gains near 1-week high as drilling slows further

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Oil has held gains near the highest close in a week as US drillers reduced the number of active rigs by the most since January.

Pound vulnerable as UK prepares to provide Brexit plans

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Brexit may dominate factors influencing the pound’s fortunes again, with the UK set to lay out its position in at least three areas of negotiation with the European Union.

Wall Street tumbles on Spain terror, Trump policy worries

Aug 21 2017 07:32

US stocks have fallen sharply following a deadly attack in Spain and amid rising concerns Trump may have endangered his economic agenda after alienating business leaders.

Brent oil steals show as hedge funds leave US crude aside

Aug 21 2017 07:28

While enthusiasm in the US oil market dwindles, things are looking a little brighter across the pond.

Stocks drop as concerns mount about Trump agenda

Aug 18 2017 16:36

Stocks have been lower following the S&P 500 Index’s second-biggest selloff of the year, as investors digested the political upheaval in the US.

Gold futures punch through $1 300 as global stocks extend losses

Aug 18 2017 15:16

Gold futures have broken above $1 300 an ounce, rising to the highest level since November, as global stocks dropped

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR194.45R5.112.70%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR114.60R2.602.32%
HCI Hosken Consolidated Inves...R134.00R3.002.29%
SNT Santam LimitedR254.97R4.971.99%
BVT The Bidvest Group LimitedR173.17R2.671.57%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR130.44R-4.23-3.14%
ITE Italtile LimitedR13.50R-0.27-1.96%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR18.99R-0.25-1.30%
CCO Capital & Counties Proper...R46.10R-0.50-1.07%
COH Curro Holdings LimitedR40.62R-0.38-0.93%
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Five investment ideas from fund managers

Aug 17 2017 10:41

On many fronts the world is in turmoil. Therefore taking the right investment decisions become very difficult. There are, however, certain principles that remain constant.

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