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Economy

Africa project to tap ocean potential, SA's Phakisa takes off

Mar 03 2015 20:00

A new pan-African project has been launched to strengthen the continent’s potential for increased trade in fish, as South Africa's operation Phakisa takes off.

Economy

Samwu not boycotting Cosatu

Mar 03 2015 20:00

Samwu says it is not one of the unions boycotting the Congress of SA Trade Unions' (Cosatu) central executive committee meeting.

Insurance

Time to build trust in insurance industry

Mar 03 2015 18:58

The biggest hurdle facing the insurance industry is that consumers don’t trust financial advisers, says a life insurance expert, who has a vision for a client centric future.

Economy

Patel: Youth jobs created, but not fast enough

Mar 03 2015 19:00

Although 400 000 jobs have been created for youths, newcomers to the market outrun the pace of job creation, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Economy

Sarb responsible for Shuttleworth payment - minister

Mar 03 2015 18:00

The Sarb was responsible for repaying the exit levy imposed on billionaire Mark Shuttleworth when he took his capital out of SA, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Currencies

Rand recovers after weakening on downgrade alert

Mar 03 2015 18:27

The rand has firmed after tumbling to two-and-a-half week lows earlier when rating's agency Fitch warned that South Africa could lose its investment grade status.

Economy

Petrol price hike at midnight

Mar 03 2015 17:26

Motorists should get to their nearest petrol stations before midnight if they want to save some cash at the pumps.

Economy

One in three municipalities dysfunctional - Gordhan

Mar 03 2015 17:53

One in three municipalities are dysfunctional, according to a study conducted nationwide, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan says.

 

In other news

European stocks close lower

Mar 03 2015 19:17

Europe's main stock markets have finished the day lower with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index sliding 0.74% to 6 889.13 points.

Germans working most hours since 1992

Mar 03 2015 18:39

German workers last year clocked up the most hours at work since 1992, according to a report by the German Institute for Research into the Labour Market and Careers.

Fuel shortages hit Nigeria

Mar 03 2015 18:06

Nigeria's main cities are facing acute gasoline shortages as importers feel the pinch of a plummeting currency, tighter credit lines and unpaid government subsidies.

US stocks retreat, Best Buy lifts dividend

Mar 03 2015 17:02

Wall Street stocks have retreated a day after the Nasdaq topped 5 000 for the first time in 15 years, as electronics retailer Best Buy announced big shareholder payouts.

Barclays, Glencore earnings knock FTSE down

Mar 03 2015 16:51

Britain's blue-chip share index gave up dropping back from record highs, as Glencore and Barclays weighed on the market after earnings releases.

Swiss signs tax info sharing deal with Australia

Mar 03 2015 16:30

Switzerland has signed a deal with Australia to exchange tax information, the first such agreement under an international framework to swap tax information.

Singapore is world's most expensive city

Mar 03 2015 16:00

Singapore has been named the world's most expensive city for the second year running, a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit shows.

China fails to audit $637.42bn of overseas SEOs

Mar 03 2015 15:30

Chinese government does not audit assets of state owned firms hold overseas, highlighting difficulties it faces when expanding its anti-corruption drive to SOEs.

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Business model as medicine

Revisiting your business model is a useful way to revive your business,...

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Govt rules out Telkom stake sale

Mar 03 2015 16:30

Minister says government does not plan to sell its stake in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed telecoms company in order to raise money for Eskom.

 

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