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Economy

Eskom implementing stage 1 load shedding

Jan 26 2015 11:16

The power system is severely constrained due to unforeseen technical problems at power stations and as a result Eskom has had to go into stage 1 load shedding.

Mining

Soft diamond market impacts Petra Diamonds

Jan 26 2015 11:06

Petra Diamonds expects full-year results below analysts' average forecast, citing softness in the diamond market.

Economy

Don't get your hopes up on oil price drop

Jan 26 2015 10:58

The finance minister will probably use the low oil price as one reason to foist some R15bn of additional taxes on us on next month’s budget day, says Edward West.

News

Strike on the cards for Comair cabin crew

Jan 26 2015 10:57

A strike certificate has been issued to Solidarity after salary negotiations with Comair broke down, the trade union says.

Tech

Wearable tech to 'erode' your privacy

Jan 26 2015 10:45

Modern smart wearable devices and their accompanying apps pose a risk to those who are concerned about personal data, according to an expert.

News

Include the excluded - or else

Jan 26 2015 10:16

Our philosophical and moral sensibilities would all say all people matter but in fact it seems many don't, says a Davos regular who tackles the inequality issue.

Retirement

Investing a tax-free lump sum

Jan 26 2015 11:38

A Fin24 user wants to invest a tax-free lump sum in an investment policy.

Currencies

Rand stable, bonds up ahead of rates decision

Jan 26 2015 09:48

The rand has been stable against the dollar, while bond yields hovered near 20-month lows as emerging markets continued to benefit from the ECB's stimulus package.

 

In other news

Libya oil production down - rival minister

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Oil output from Libya, where ports and oilfields have been shut due to fighting, has fallen to 363 000 barrels a day with exports at about 200 000.

Imperial Tobacco launches caffeine mouth strips

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Imperial Tobacco Group is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit, launching a melt-in-your-mouth strip designed to give an energy boost.

Nampak gets share acquisition notice

50 minutes ago

Nampak receives a formal notification of acquisition of an interest in the ordinary shares of the company.

Italy eyes 'bad bank' to clean up risky loans

Jan 26 2015 11:00

Italy is considering setting up a state-backed 'bad bank' to help clean up its banking sector, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan says.

European stocks open lower on Greek election

Jan 26 2015 10:52

European stock markets have slid in opening trade after an anti-austerity party won Greece's elections, throwing its international bailout into doubt.

Germany's toy industry looks to latest trends

Jan 26 2015 10:30

It's all about the latest trends, established classics and the biggest earners at the largest toy fair in the world, but the volume of choice is overwhelming.

France plans labour reform bill

Jan 26 2015 10:00

The French government will use legislation to reform rules on worker representation after talks between trade unions and employer groups ended without agreement.

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Provide for your children, make them money wise

Jan 15 2015 17:23

People are often not diligent in planning their financial goals to ensure that they and their families are financially secure, says an expert.

 

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