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Economy

Ivan Pillay, Peter Richer quit SARS

May 07 2015 10:19

Suspended SA Revenue Service deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay and strategic planning risk group executive Peter Richer have resigned from SARS with immediate effect.

Economy

Move to Gauteng or lose out, says David Makhura

May 07 2015 10:01

If your business does not have a base and footprint in Gauteng within the next five years, it will miss out “big time”, says Gauteng premier.

Tech

Local micro-jobbing service hits 70 000 users

May 07 2015 10:15

Local internet app Money for Jam (M4JAM) is expanding its payment amid growing user figures.

Eskom

Eskom starts stage 1 load shedding

May 07 2015 09:01

Eskom has broken its pattern of evening load shedding over the last week and implemented stage 1 load shedding from 08:35.

Economy

New mega city for Gauteng

May 07 2015 07:47

Two decades after the collapse of the steel industry in Gauteng’s Southern Corridor, the development of South Africa’s first post-apartheid city has just been launched.

Tech

SA e-commerce market still in baby shoes

May 07 2015 07:55

Online shopping in South Africa was birthed in 1996, but e-commerce is only forecast to reach 1% of total local retail sales in 2016.

ICT

Media moguls take copyright battle to court

May 07 2015 06:54

Two South African media companies are due to slug it out in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg over claims of copyright infringement.

Economy

Zim worst in SADC in protecting investors

May 07 2015 06:29

Zimbabwe’s investment climate is the worst in the SADC region with a ranking of 170 in terms of protecting investors, an official says.

 

In other news

Asian shares down as Wall St tumbles

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Asian shares have fallen after Wall Street dropped on weaker-than-expected US economic data and a warning from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

Smaller, high quality wine grape harvest expected

40 minutes ago

The current SA wine industry season is one of the driest and earliest in years, with a smaller wine grape harvest, says an industry body.

European shares dragged to two-month low by euro

37 minutes ago

European shares have fallen to their lowest level in more than two months, mirroring losses on Wall Street and Asia, with a stronger euro following a global bond rout.

ArcelorMittal cuts forecast on iron ore gain

50 minutes ago

ArcelorMittal cut its annual profit target as decade-low iron ore prices overwhelm a recovery in steel.

Dollar ticks up after drop on weak jobs data

May 07 2015 08:40

The dollar has notched up modest gains after tumbling on weak US jobs data and a warning from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

Asian shares down as Wall St tumbles on poor data

May 07 2015 07:52

Asian shares fell after Wall Street dropped on weaker-than-expected US economic data and a warning from Fed Reserve Chair that stock valuations were "quite high".

Oil prices down in Asian trade

May 07 2015 07:50

Oil prices have slipped in Asia as dealers fretted over a lower-than-expected drop in US crude production that dimmed hopes of a quick end to a global supply glut.

US stocks drop on jobs data, Yellen's warning on values

May 07 2015 07:49

Wall Street stocks have dropped for a second straight session following disappointing jobs data and a warning from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on high equity valuations.

Analysis & Opinion

Economy

'Marshall Plan' for SA

In light of recent xenophobic violence, Eskom, SAA, the poor state of...

Economy

It's the economy, stupid...

...Or perhaps not, judging by the expected outcome of the UK elections,...

Eskom

To prepay or not to prepay Eskom – that is the question…

Some questionable public statements by Eskom’s Brian Molefe make one wonders...

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