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    It's time for businesses to stop thinking consumers are gullible, says Mandi Smallhorne.

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Financial Services

UK fines Barclays £72m over 'elephant' deal

Nov 26 2015 19:36

The UK's financial regulator has fined Barclays bank £72m for failing to carry out proper checks on a vast so-called "elephant" deal for ultra-wealthy clients.

Financial Services

RMB to halt dollar supplies to Angola

Nov 26 2015 18:36

Rand Merchant Bank says it will stop supplying Angolan banks with US dollars from November 30.


Deflation-hit Zimbabwe to grow 2.7% in 2016

Nov 26 2015 16:07

Zimbabwe’s cash strapped and investment starved economy will grow by 2.7% in 2016 after sagging to 1.5% this year, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.


Possibility of SA junk downgrade remote - S&P

Nov 26 2015 16:50

South Africa is unlikely to immediately face credit downgrades that will rank the country’s debt junk at two ratings companies, according to Standard & Poor’s.


Business confidence at lowest level in 5 years

Nov 26 2015 15:34

Underlying activity in sectors such as retail, new vehicle trade and manufacturing has weakened by more than it had done in the third quarter.


SA firms funding shorter-term as economy falters

Nov 26 2015 18:07

South African companies are becoming reluctant to raise long-term funding as the country’s economic outlook deteriorates, according to Standard Bank Group.


Expect to pay more for red meat - cattle farmers

Nov 26 2015 15:45

Mpumalanga red meat producers are dismissing recent reports that meat prices will fall over the festive season.


Max du Preez forced to remove posts to leaked SAA memo

Nov 26 2015 14:14

Columnist Max du Preez says he was forced to remove the posts directing the public to a leaked South African Airways memorandum - or face legal action.


In other news

US stocks rise a bit on mixed data

46 minutes ago

US stocks have risen slightly in early trade following a stream of economic data in the last trading session ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

SA Halaal products showcased in Malaysia

Nov 26 2015 12:25

The Department of Trade and Industry is inviting South African exporters of Halaal-approved items and services to apply to participate at an exhibition in the Malaysia.

European stock markets steady at open

Nov 26 2015 11:39

Europe's main stock markets have opened steadily, with trading expected to be quiet amid the US Thanksgiving holiday.

Russia reinforces control over Turkish food imports

Nov 26 2015 11:07

Russia has said that it would reinforce control over Turkish food imports as tensions surged with Ankara over the downing of a Russian warplane in Syria.

US new-home sales rebound in October

Nov 26 2015 10:00

Sales of new single-family homes in the United States have rebounded in October from a September slump, as prices fell year-over-year, an official data shows.

Euro languishes near seven-month low

Nov 26 2015 09:14

The euro has been near the weakest in seven months against the dollar and yen as investors speculated the European Central Bank will expand stimulus.

Asian stocks rise on expectations of Europe stimulus

Nov 26 2015 07:58

Asian stock markets have been higher on stimulus outlook in Europe as Russia-Turkey jitters faded.

US stocks end mostly higher in pre-holiday session

Nov 26 2015 07:44

Wall Street stocks have finished mostly higher following a stream of US data ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.

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BOOK REVIEW: The mp3 revolution

In the war between digital music and the compact disc, the winners were...

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR51.40R4.058.55%
GLN Glencore PlcR20.55R1.226.31%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R32.87R1.575.02%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR36.62R1.624.63%
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R207.00R7.974.00%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR14.98R-0.62-3.97%
MMI Mmi Holdings LimitedR24.01R-0.69-2.79%
GND Grindrod LimitedR13.63R-0.35-2.50%
BIL Bhp Billiton PlcR179.95R-4.30-2.33%
APN Aspen Pharmacare Holdings...R321.59R-6.86-2.09%
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