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Why SA shouldn't be overly pessimistic

Feb 20 2017 20:04

There are seven reasons why South Africans should guard against being overly pessimistic, says the chief economist of Old Mutual Investment Group.


Who will Steinhoff target next after talks sour with Shoprite

Feb 20 2017 19:31

The collapse of the talks between Steinhoff and Shoprite to create Africa’s biggest retailer raises questions about Steinhoff’s next move, according to an analyst.

Budget 2017

DA to call for comprehensive spending review

Feb 20 2017 18:31

The DA says it will propose a comprehensive spending review to reprioritise spending in the next two financial years, once the Budget Speech has been delivered.


In other news

How to spot the next big share

Feb 20 2017 19:57

Investors often think the best way to find the next Capitec is by looking for a brand new company in an emerging sector, but this is not necessarily the best strategy.

Egypt pound rebounds from flotation slide

Feb 20 2017 19:30

The Egyptian pound has strengthened against the US dollar, regaining ground after record lows which followed the central bank's decision to float the currency in November.

A shoe business with a different beat

Feb 20 2017 19:00

Corrida Shoes has been around for more than three decades, but it is their Tsonga brand that the company is best known for. finweek interviewed owner Peter Maree.

FSB fines Lombard Life

Feb 20 2017 18:54

The Registrar of Long-term Insurance has referred a case against Lombard Life to the Enforcement Committee of the Financial Services Board.

In the markets: What to watch this week

Feb 20 2017 18:32

Investors will be watching closely when finance minister Pravin Gordhan delivers the Budget Speech on Wednesday.

Discovery expects profit increase

Feb 20 2017 16:12

Discovery has advised that normalised profit from operations is expected to increase by between 10% and 15% for the six month period ended 31 December 2016.

Yellen can't halt Trump gold rally

Feb 20 2017 14:34

Gold bulls are acting as if they can’t believe a good thing when they see it.

RBS rises to one-year high after bank scraps plans to sell unit

Feb 20 2017 14:25

Royal Bank of Scotland has risen to a 12-month high in London trading after scrapping plans to sell its Williams & Glyn banking unit, removing one of the biggest obstacles to paying dividends.

Analysis & Opinion


Friends & friction: Our young leaders must rise to the fore

It doesn’t matter whether you are on the left or right of the political...


Zuma statue: Let's get the facts right

False news makes a difference to what people think - it shifts policymakers’...

Budget 2017

Unleash South Africa's business spirit, dear Minister

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan should structure fiscal policy to improve...

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
SHP Shoprite Holdings LimitedR188.00R14.958.64%
SNH Steinhoff International H...R70.11R3.314.96%
HMN Hammerson PlcR96.10R4.094.45%
NPN Naspers LimitedR2206.00R54.002.51%
CCO Capital & Counties Proper...R48.12R1.122.38%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
SPG Super Group LimitedR35.35R-1.79-4.82%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R35.50R-1.58-4.26%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR165.83R-7.35-4.24%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR42.50R-1.66-3.76%
MEI Mediclinic International ...R130.24R-4.76-3.53%
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The great annual national tax parade

Feb 20 2017 10:15

South Africans are among the highest-taxed individuals in the world, while companies are more heavily taxed locally than businesses in many rich countries. This hampers investment and job creation.

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