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SA avation needs new niche markets - official

Oct 31 2014 12:13

Aviation in Africa supports about seven million jobs and SA must identify new opportunities in niche markets to be competitive, says the department of transport.


R13m worth of copper stolen in September

Oct 31 2014 11:05

Copper theft has increased to R13m in September, the fourth monthly rise in a relatively volatile year so far, a barometer shows.


Emerging markets the 'engine' of smartphone growth

Oct 31 2014 09:32

Global smartphone sales have grown at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low-cost handsets in emerging markets.


Rand bides time before trade data

Oct 31 2014 09:33

The rand has weakened but stayed within its recent trading range, marking time before the release of volatile trade numbers that usually hurt the currency.


Another Russia arrest over Total CEO crash

Oct 31 2014 11:17

Total's new CEO has promised continuity at his first public appearance as Russia charged a second person over the plane crash that killed his predecessor.


Zim to receive funds as EU lifts sanctions

Oct 31 2014 08:34

The EU has lifted trade sanctions against Zimbabwe and will resume direct aid this weekend, when some sanctions imposed over alleged rights abuses expire.


Android boss leaves Google

Oct 31 2014 08:29

Google has confirmed that an executive behind leading mobile device software Android is leaving the company.

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Facts, falsehoods and hopes

Oct 31 2014 07:28

Only a national delegate congress can decide the way forward for Cosatu, says Terry Bell.


In other news

LinkedIn fired up as hiring drives profit

21 minutes ago

Corporate networking site LinkedIn has reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue as more businesses used its services to hire staff.

India considers ban on e-cigarettes

47 minutes ago

India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official says.

Japan's jobless rate up to 3.6%

Oct 31 2014 11:15

Japan's unemployment rate has climbed to 3.6% in September for the first rise in three months, the government says.

Yen plunges to near seven-year low

Oct 31 2014 11:05

The yen has plunged to a near seven-year low after the Bank of Japan announced that it would expand its already vast asset-purchasing programme.

Japan shares soar, yen skids after BOJ data

Oct 31 2014 10:45

Japanese stocks have soared to their highest close since November 2007 and the yen skidded to near seven-year lows against the dollar.

European shares rally after surprise BoJ easing

Oct 31 2014 10:26

European shares have surged in early trade, tracking sharp gains in Tokyo after the Bank of Japan stunned global financial markets by easing policy further.

Germany's new road toll to cost foreign drivers

Oct 31 2014 10:30

The German government has introduced a controversial road toll which will force foreign car drivers to pay up to €130 a year.

Japan Airlines' H1 net profit slips 2%

Oct 31 2014 09:53

Japan Airlines' net profit for the April to September period has slipped to $724m as a weak yen pushed up fuel costs.

Analysis & Opinion


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SA's scourge of violence

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HCI: Cool heads needed

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GFI Gold Fields LimitedR37.20R-1.30-3.38%
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German unemployment drops

Oct 30 2014 16:00

Germany's tally of unemployed has fallen by 22 000 in October, showing that fears of recession in the eurozone have not translated into a fall-off in hiring yet.


How to get your ‘team’ right

Oct 28 2014 17:34

Human capital is the greatest asset of any business, and compiling the right team of quality people is an important part of making a business successful, says an action coach.


Asia shares rally after US growth figures

Oct 31 2014 07:46

Asian markets have recovered and the dollar edged back after the United States released forecast-busting economic growth data that soothed global concerns.

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