• The mp3 revolution

    Ian Mann takes a look at the war between digital music and the compact disc.

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

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    Parastatal leaders have lost focus of what they're supposed to do, says Nonkululeko Gobodo.

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Exclusive: SAA not obliged to share everything - Myeni

Nov 24 2015 21:23

SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni says that while the public has a right to know certain things about SAA, the national carrier is not obliged to share everything.


Further 'burst' of rand weakness likely

Nov 24 2015 21:05

When the US Fed actually hikes rates there is likely to be a further burst of rand weakness, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.


Media reports on SAA, Airbus swap deal premature - ministry

Nov 24 2015 19:58

Media reports about the position of the National Treasury and the minister of finance on the swap transaction of SAA with Airbus are premature, says the Ministry of Finance.

Financial Services

Sanlam eyes Africa expansion with R5.3bn acquisition

Nov 24 2015 19:04

Insurer Sanlam has announced that it would acquire a 30% stake in Morocco-based Saham Finances, as it seeks to expand its footprint in Africa.


Media24 to fight SAA gag order

Nov 24 2015 18:07

Media24 has given notice to SAA lawyers that it will fight a High Court order gagging it from publishing the contents of a leaked memo to the SAA board.

Financial Services

US company's CT call centre to boost job creation

Nov 24 2015 17:11

EXL, a Nasdaq listed business process solutions company, has celebrated the opening of its new call centre in Cape Town and expects to create up to 3 000 jobs.


New Sapo CEO to ‘remain involved’ at Purple Group

Nov 24 2015 15:42

Mark Barnes, the new chief executive officer of the South African Post Office (Sapo), will take a non-executive role within Purple Group.


Prepare for 2016 recession, warns Mike Schussler

Nov 24 2015 14:30

The drought, low commodity prices and visa restrictions could shift South Africa into a recession by early next year, warns economist Mike Schussler.


In other news

US stocks fall after Russian war plane shot down

Nov 24 2015 19:12

US stocks fell early Tuesday, joining European equity markets in retreating following news that Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border.

US economy grows more than first estimated

Nov 24 2015 16:31

The US economy has expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories.

Travel sector stocks rocked on terror fears

Nov 24 2015 15:28

Heightened terror fears have battered tourism sector stocks, with airlines especially affected after the US issued a travel warning.

Oil climbs as Turkey shoots down Russian jet

Nov 24 2015 15:19

Global oil prices have risen after Turkey shot down a Russian jet on the Syria border, sparking fresh tensions in the crude-rich Middle East.

Fed rate-increase odds at 72% in market

Nov 24 2015 12:59

The odds the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its next meeting in December has been at 72%, and Pacific Investment Management says a move is likely.

China banks pay most for state funds before IPOs

Nov 24 2015 12:38

Chinese lenders’ cost of borrowing from the central bank has risen to the highest since July as they competed for cash before a resumption in new share sales.

HSBC to cut 2 000 commercial banking jobs

Nov 24 2015 12:01

HSBC Holdings is eliminating 2 000 jobs in its commercial bank as part of a plan to cut costs, according to a person briefed on the matter.

Greece gets aid infusion as EU counts on Tsipras

Nov 24 2015 11:37

Greece has unlocked more of its rescue funds as the eurozone called on its prime minister to maintain commitment to meeting its bailout requirements.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR48.81R3.437.56%
GLN Glencore PlcR19.92R1.065.62%
JSE Jse LimitedR131.30R3.742.93%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR35.85R0.972.78%
AGL Anglo American PlcR95.46R2.432.61%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R198.12R-11.88-5.66%
PFG Pioneer Food Group Limite...R171.00R-10.00-5.52%
ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR6.66R-0.31-4.45%
AFE A E C I LimitedR88.00R-3.90-4.24%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R31.20R-1.26-3.88%
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