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Economy

Profit shifting changes could hit mining - report

Feb 08 2016 21:00

Rule changes regarding base erosion and profit shifting could add an additional layer of uncertainty for the future of the mining industry, according to a report.

Eskom

Over 8 000 oppose Eskom price increases

Feb 08 2016 19:01

The hearings into Eskom's application for a tariff increase to recoup R22.8bn for the 2013/14 financial year, have drawn strong public opposition.

Mining

South32 CEO says time for action is now

Feb 08 2016 20:03

The last thing South Africa and the manganese industry needs at the moment is increased export capacity, says South32's CEO.

Economy

Ex-Prasa boss snubs graft allegations, lists property deals

Feb 08 2016 18:08

Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana has rejected all allegations that he received property through corrupt dealings.

Mining

Zwane warns mining companies sitting on assets

Feb 08 2016 16:15

Industries that acquire mining rights with the intention of selling them without being productive must give others a chance, says Mineral Resources Minister Zwane.

Tech

WATCH: How to keep your data costs down

Feb 08 2016 15:36

There are ways to cut back on your smartphone's monthly costs just by changing the way you consume data, explains this video.

Economy

Gordhan, CEOs agree status quo in SA can’t continue

Feb 08 2016 16:16

A meeting between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and business leaders on how to avoid a junk rating resolved the current situation in the economy can’t continue.

 

In other news

US stocks down 2% as global rout accelerates

Feb 08 2016 18:27

Losses in Wall Street stocks have accelerated, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping more than 2% as global equities retreated after another drop in oil prices.

India sees growth exceeding estimate

Feb 08 2016 16:00

India has seen its growth exceeding economists’ estimates to overtake a slowing China, a pace Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be under pressure to sustain.

Oil prices slide as output cut hopes fade

Feb 08 2016 15:21

Oil prices have sunk, matching a fierce selloff on stock markets, as hopes of a cut to crude output faded.

Emerging currencies gain Middle East shares on oil rebound

Feb 08 2016 12:13

Emerging-market currencies have advanced, led by Russia’s rouble, shares in the Middle East climbed amid speculation Saudi Arabia and Venezuela will stabilise crude prices.

Asian stocks slip, Japan rebounds in trade

Feb 08 2016 11:13

Asian shares have pared losses as a weaker yen helped Japan's Nikkei snap a four-day losing streak, but trade was thin with many regional markets closed.

European stock markets rebound at open

Feb 08 2016 10:37

Europe's main stock markets have rebounded slightly at the start of trading following heavy losses caused by persistent concerns over global economic strains.

Uber's surge pricing applied to smoothies

Feb 08 2016 10:19

By raising prices as demand increases, Uber is able not only to influence demand in line with supply, it also can encourage more drivers to take to the road.

Dollar gains as US jobs report keeps alive rate hike hopes

Feb 08 2016 07:42

The dollar has extended its gains as a closely watched US jobs report fanned speculation that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates as early as next month.

Analysis & Opinion

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR175.20R20.0012.89%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R39.80R4.2011.80%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR69.00R7.0011.29%
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R300.00R30.2711.22%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR45.95R3.658.63%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
FBR Famous Brands LimitedR106.50R-5.95-5.29%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1850.00R-86.06-4.45%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR116.00R-5.00-4.13%
DTC Datatec LimitedR42.21R-1.60-3.65%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR47.00R-1.60-3.29%
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Does your will say what you mean?

Feb 08 2016 12:51

Is your will clear to the executor of your estate? Make sure it is by following advice from Willie Fourie, head of estate and trust services at PSG.

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Marketing is a big concern in SA's small business community, followed by a lack of confidence and partnering with the wrong people, according to a survey.
 

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