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Economy

Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

Jul 28 2015 07:41

The Commission for Employment Equity’s “fixation” on top management in its annual report has been criticised by a trade union Solidarity, who says its report is flawed.

Economy

Focus on SOE crises, not individuals, ANC tells govt

Jul 27 2015 21:05

The ANC wants the government to focus on the apparent crises within its state-owned companies, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Property

City of CT warns against illegal house sales

Jul 27 2015 20:30

The City of Cape Town urges potential buyers of State-subsidised houses to make sure that the house they are buying can be sold legally.

Economy

Sharp drop in liquidations, fewer insolvencies

Jul 27 2015 19:40

During the first six months of 2015, the number of liquidations have reflected a year-on-year decrease, says Stats SA.

Financial Services

Philosopher: Want to save lives? become a banker

Jul 27 2015 19:30

According to one of the world's most famous living philosophers, becoming a hot shot in finance may be the best way for a bright graduate to help the global poor.

Investment Holdings

Curro defends intentions with Advtech bid

Jul 27 2015 18:30

Curro Holdings will not change the names or ethos of Advtech schools and Curro’s vision for Advtech is clear, says Curro CEO Dr Chris van der Merwe.

News

NUM lowers wage demand by 9.5%

Jul 27 2015 17:30

The National Union of Mineworkers has reduced its pay demands for underground employees and is willing to negotiate further with gold producers.

International Markets

China to keep buying stocks amid market panic

Jul 27 2015 18:54

China will unleash more funds to stabilise its sharemarket, state media reports, after Shanghai stocks saw their biggest daily fall for more than eight years.

 

In other news

US equities fall as Chinese market dive rattles markets

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Wall Street equities have fallen after a big drop in the Chinese stock market sparked worries about global economic growth.

Asian markets sink as Shanghai falls further

11 minutes ago

Asian markets have tumbled further, dragged down by another massive sell-off in Shanghai a day after the mainland Chinese market's heaviest one-day losses.

Oil prices down in Asia as China stocks plunge weigh

17 minutes ago

Oil prices have fallen further in Asia after a plunge in Chinese stocks jolted global markets and added to fears about an oversupply of the commodity.

China equity rout hurts world stocks, commodities

Jul 27 2015 19:09

The biggest rout in Chinese shares in eight years have stoked concerns over the worldwide impact of slowing growth in the world's no. 2 economy.

European stock markets sink

Jul 27 2015 18:30

European equities have dropped reacting to the biggest one-day plunge since 2007 on China's stock market, with London's FTSE 100 index dropping 1.13% to close at 6 505.13 points.

Future of retail in spotlight at congress

Jul 27 2015 17:11

The annual SACSC congress will see shopping centres and retailers shine a light on the opportunities and challenges of the current market.

European stock markets slump on China plunge

Jul 27 2015 16:15

European stock markets have sunk as investors reacted to the biggest one-day plunge in Chinese equities in more than eight years.

US equities fall on Chinese sell-off

Jul 27 2015 16:03

Wall Street stocks have opened sharply lower following a plunge in Chinese equity markets.

Analysis & Opinion

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Buzzwords and truths

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Inside Labour: Of pink flags and infighting

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Entrepreneurs

A triumph of SA’s empowerment spirit

Jul 27 2015 13:40

Launching new premises has given a top black-owned company the opportunity to send a “proud statement about the existence of black excellence in South Africa”.

 

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