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Tech

Motorola Moto Maker on the cards for SA?

Mar 03 2015 10:00

The world's biggest computer maker Lenovo says it is adopting a phased launch process regarding its smartphone and customisation options in SA, reports Fin24's Gareth van Zyl from Barcelona.

Insurance

Alarming increase in suicide claims

Mar 03 2015 07:54

Accidents on South Africa’s roads resulted in 49% of all unnatural deaths being claimed through life insurance in 2014, according to Momentum.

Tech

Zuckerberg: Facebook drives data usage

Mar 03 2015 08:57

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of social media giant Facebook, says his company is looking to work with mobile operators on ensuring their sustainability.

Mining

Royal Bafokeng earnings up on sales, cost cuts

Mar 03 2015 08:54

Royal Bafokeng Platinum says its full-year earnings have risen 38% due to higher sales, cost cuts and as currency weakness lifted the rand price of its metals.

Currencies

Rand seen rangebound in data-sparse week

Mar 03 2015 09:06

The rand has recovered after hitting a two-and-a-half week low in the previous session, with traders and analysts expecting trade in a narrow range this week.

Financial Services

Barclays Africa applies for Nigerian licence

Mar 03 2015 08:57

Barclays Africa has applied for a licence to operate in Nigeria and says it is keen to take over operations in Egypt and Zimbabwe that still belong to its parent firm.

Budget

Fuel levy likely to more than cover RAF claim costs

Mar 03 2015 07:02

The government expects the hike in the fuel levy to cover the monthly claim costs of the embattled Road Accident Fund with a bit to spare, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Industrial

Transnet to roll out new locomotives in July

Mar 03 2015 08:34

Transnet will roll out new locomotives in July after General Electric completed their technical design, CEO Brian Molefe says.

 

In other news

German retail sales rise at fastest pace

12 minutes ago

German retail sales have posted their biggest gain in two years in January as higher wages, economic optimism and low oil prices boosted domestic demand.

US agriculture delegation visits Cuba

Mar 03 2015 09:38

The most important US agricultural delegation to visit Cuba has begun, hoping to urge the US Congress to lift the trade embargo against the Caribbean nation.

Dollar weak after mixed US data

Mar 03 2015 08:58

The dollar has slipped following mixed US data, but it was sitting near a two-year high against China's yuan after Beijing cut interest rates.

Sharp dives nearly 10% on loan news

Mar 03 2015 07:30

Shares in Sharp have tumbled nearly 10% on news that the struggling electronics maker plans to request aid from two main lenders.

Asia markets struggle on profit-taking

Mar 03 2015 07:31

Asian equities have stuttered in early trade after healthy gains in the previous session attracted profit-takers, offsetting a strong lead from Wall Street.

Nasdaq closes over 5 000 for 1st time in 15 years

Mar 03 2015 07:23

The Nasdaq has finished above 5 000 for the first time in 15 years, capping a long-running recovery in the exchange after the dot-com bubble burst in 2000.

Oil prices rise in Asian trade

Mar 03 2015 07:16

Oil prices have lifted in Asia, but gains were capped as dealers sat on the sidelines eyeing negotiations aimed at ending a strike at some US crude refineries.

European stocks close mixed with more records set

Mar 02 2015 19:40

Europe's main stock finished the day down despite the London and Frankfurt markets hitting record highs during the trading sessions.

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Business model as medicine

Revisiting your business model is a useful way to revive your business,...

Economy

No sugar-coated pill

The cost of uninformed medical consent runs into billions, says Mandi...

Economy

Greek tragedy

Athens' relations with the EU was an accident waiting to happen, says...

  • Winners
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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
TFG The Foschini Group Limite...R169.91R4.352.63%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR17.99R0.291.64%
BVT The Bidvest Group LimitedR319.00R5.001.59%
SAB Sabmiller PlcR667.20R10.291.57%
NEP New Europe Property Inves...R140.26R2.071.50%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
ASR Assore LimitedR142.91R-6.50-4.35%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R27.84R-1.26-4.33%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR351.43R-13.57-3.72%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR51.76R-1.67-3.13%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R68.47R-2.10-2.98%
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