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Eskom

Eskom to implement stage 2 load shedding

Aug 04 2015 15:38

Eskom has announced that it would implement stage 2 load shedding due to a shortage of generation capacity.

News

Bruggemans looks ahead to 2018 and R22.50/$

Aug 04 2015 14:43

There are two outcomes for the rand: a manageable mangling over three years or a potential 80% free-fall at R22.50 to the dollar by mid-2018, says Cees Bruggemans.

News

Maternity leave: who qualifies?

Aug 03 2015 17:00

When does a man qualify for paternity leave? It’s a complicated issue, as a recent case has demonstrated.

Economy

E-toll testing kicks off in Durban

Aug 04 2015 13:43

An e-toll collection system testing phase has commenced on the N3 Toll Route between Durban and Gauteng.

Tech

Hackers rob SA of 1 billion data points - IBM

Aug 04 2015 13:16

Cyber crime is costing South African industry a fortune as data leaks hamper business growth, says a study that seeks to quantify the losses.

Equities

Nedbank fillip boosts JSE

Aug 04 2015 14:06

A strong performance by Nedbank has given the Financial index on the JSE a firm lift, which in turn helped pull the whole market higher.

Financial Services

FNB re-appointed as bank of Gauteng government

Aug 04 2015 12:38

Gauteng has re-appointed First National Bank as its banker for the next five years, a contract worth an estimated R20m a year, according to finance MEC Barbara Creecy.

Tech

Asteroid mining could 'rescue' industry

Aug 04 2015 11:09

As mining companies struggle with the falling price of precious metals, the answer may lie in space

 

In other news

Tips for buying a sectional title property

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When buying a sectional title property, an owner invests in a community rather than just acquiring a property, states the Absa Homeowners Insights survey.

UK takes £1bn hit in RBS sell-off

42 minutes ago

Britain took a £1.1bn loss on its first sale of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland, sparking accusations of an unnecessarily rushed and costly disposal.

European stock markets drop amid Greece fallout

Aug 04 2015 14:00

European stock markets have fallen as investors reacted to the fallout from Greece, with focus on the banking sector.

Greek stock market normalising: Greek chief

Aug 04 2015 13:46

The head of the Greek stock market says that trading appeared to be settling down after the previous day's record losses that followed a five-week shut down.

Greece expects bailout deal by August 18

Aug 04 2015 13:00

Greece expects to conclude a bailout deal with international lenders, with the drafting of the accord to start, says a government spokesperson.

Asian stocks mixed, China surges on new rules

Aug 04 2015 12:36

Asian stocks have been mixed in afternoon trading, as China announced new rules restricting short selling after a recent market rout.

Greek banking stocks plunge again

Aug 04 2015 11:23

Greece's banking stocks have plunged for the second day in a row, dragging the main Athens index down and reflecting continuing financial and economic woes.

European shares slip on earnings disappointment

Aug 04 2015 10:26

European stock markets have lost ground, with French bank Credit Agricole and BMW among the worst performers after reporting results.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Real reasons why companies succeed

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Opinion

Shutting down good citizens

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Opinion

ESG reporting in SA: where are the gaps?

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  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
NED Nedbank Group LimitedR272.69R14.785.73%
TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR65.49R2.493.95%
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings Limit...R27.02R1.023.92%
MMI Mmi Holdings LimitedR29.94R1.013.49%
RMH Rmb Holdings LimitedR70.13R2.353.47%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR97.88R-4.19-4.11%
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.01R-0.49-3.92%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR68.78R-2.66-3.72%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR31.70R-0.75-2.31%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR15.80R-0.36-2.23%
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Savings

Challenges of the sandwich generation

Aug 03 2015 07:49

Not saving for your children’s education because you’re also supporting aged parents will result in an uneducated generation which is less able to find work, warns an expert.

 

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Scenario planner Clem Sunter says he is as passionate about economic freedom as Julius Malema, but his bet is on entrepreneurs to open up the whole economy.
 

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