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Mining

Many could lose jobs at Glencore mine

Jan 29 2015 17:49

More than 1 000 people will be without work if some operations at Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga close due to financial hardship, says Glencore.

Economy

Steady rates ‘wrong choice’ for heavily indebted

Jan 29 2015 16:29

For over-indebted consumers, as well as for business and commerce, the MPC's decision not to lower interest rates was the wrong choice, says an expert.

Economy

MEC must answer mobile tender questions - DA

Jan 29 2015 16:53

The DA has urged KwaZulu-Natal's health MEC to answer questions about a tender that will see the department fork out as much as R61m for two mobile clinics.

Economy

Sarb keeps rates steady

Jan 29 2015 15:31

SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has kept the repo rate steady at 5.75%

Tech

Uber in bid to meet Cape Town permit requirements

Jan 29 2015 14:22

Ride-sharing app Uber is trying to meet metered taxi permit requirements in Cape Town in the short-term as protests against the internet service kicked off in the city.

Economy

Interest rate to stay at 5.75% - as it happened

Jan 29 2015 13:04

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the interest rate will remain unchanged at 5.75%.

Economy

Good people running into difficulty - Kasrils

Jan 29 2015 16:17

People who are trying to do good work, such as Sars deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay, are running into difficulties, former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says.

Retail

V&A shows double digit retail growth again

Jan 29 2015 14:35

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has contributed R33.4bn to nominal GDP in 2014, almost three times the R10.37bn contributed in 2002, a study shows.

 

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Shares in Brazil's Petrobras continue to plunge

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Petrobras shares fell more than 4%, declining sharply for a second day after the company released third-quarter results without accounting for a major corruption scandal.

US stocks open higher amid earnings deluge

Jan 29 2015 17:07

Wall Street stocks have opened higher on a heavy day of corporate earnings reports, pulling up from a two-day skid that cut nearly 500 points off the Dow.

IAB Bookmarks Awards finalists announced

Jan 29 2015 16:43

News24 Event Partner: The finalists of selected agencies, publishers, developers and individuals have been confirmed for this year’s IAB Bookmarks Awards.

Germany sets record for wind-turbine installations

Jan 29 2015 16:00

German construction of wind turbines have reached a record high in 2014, with the equivalent of three nuclear reactors brought on stream, a trade association says.

US lawmakers seek to end Cuba travel restrictions

Jan 29 2015 15:30

Eight Republican and Democratic US senators will introduce legislation to end restrictions on US citizens' travel to Cuba, the first effort in Congress toward ending the US embargo.

Oil company shares rocked by plunging oil prices

Jan 29 2015 15:08

Shares in energy companies have slided after they announced falling profits on tumbling oil prices, though European markets were mostly higher overall.

Angola economy to slow as oil prices collapse

Jan 29 2015 14:30

Angola's oil-dependent economy is set to slow this year as a global crude price slump takes its toll on Africa's second-biggest producer.

McDonald's picks Briton as global chief

Jan 29 2015 14:04

The 91 000 people working in the UK for McDonald's have learned that their former boss, Steve Easterbrook, has become the first Briton to lead the US fast-food giant's global operation.

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Topping up your Retirement Annuity: Good or bad idea?

Jan 28 2015 14:36

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