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Industrial

Load shedding moves to stage 2

Jan 27 2015 12:00

UPDATE: 25% of Eskom's generator capacity is not operational due to technical problems, resulting in load shedding that will continue until 22:00, says the power utility.

Advertising

Treoc ad footage raises questions

Jan 27 2015 11:32

A video ad has raised questions on whether the R699 car scheme's Albert Venter and Coert Coetzee, founder of controversial property firm Treoc, could be in cahoots.

Tech

We weren't hacked, says Facebook

Jan 27 2015 11:38

The social network has denied that it was hacked after being briefly inaccessible on Tuesday morning.

Debt

Low credit score affects property buy

Jan 27 2015 10:47

A Fin24 user has tried to buy a house last year, but her application was declined due to a low credit scoring.

Currencies

Power woes weigh on rand, market awaits rate call

Jan 27 2015 10:08

The rand has been in danger of losing ground against the dollar for the third consecutive day as nagging electricity woes keep investor sentiment depressed.

Tech

Lobola app maker eyes money-making opportunity

Jan 27 2015 10:36

After the Android app has been downloaded over 23 000 times, the software maker behind the calculator is eyeing an expansion to BlackBerry and Apple devices.

Economy

Eskom power station stripped for scrap

Jan 27 2015 09:50

As renewed loadshedding plunges South Africans into darkness, embattled power provider Eskom is stripping a KwaZulu-Natal power station for scrap.

Retail

Steinhoff has green light for Pepkor deal

Jan 27 2015 12:04

Integrated retailer Steinhoff International says its shareholders have approved the company's acquisition of 92.34% of Pepkor.

 

In other news

Qantas lifts base ticket prices

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Qantas Airways will be raising base ticket prices to compensate for the axing of a separate fuel surcharge.

Sterling dips after GDP numbers miss forecast

24 minutes ago

Sterling have dipped but British stock markets inched higher after gross domestic product numbers came in marginally weaker than expected.

Complaints over insurance by UK banks drop

47 minutes ago

The number of complaints received by Britain's Financial Ombudsman about the mis-selling of loan insurance by banks have fallen.

ECB divided on money-printing decision

Jan 27 2015 11:07

When Mario Draghi announced the ECB's trillion-euro scheme to buy government bonds, he acknowledged that the bank had just played its last hand.

Asian shares inch ahead, euro steady

Jan 27 2015 10:28

Most Asian share markets have firmed and the euro clung to rare gains, relieved that European equities had weathered Greece's election outcome.

Derek Watts sees the light on green energy

Jan 27 2015 10:28

With Eskom increases inevitable and green technology becoming more efficient annually, we’re getting very close to the tipping point, says the Carte Blanche presenter.

Sibanye Gold to lift capex

Jan 27 2015 10:45

South African-focused Sibanye Gold will increase its capital expenditure in 2015, a rare case of a mining company boosting capex as rivals cut costs.

WikiLeaks blasts Google for handing emails to US government

Jan 27 2015 10:16

WikiLeaks has criticised Google, alleging that the company waited more than two years to notify members of the anti-secrecy group that it had turned over their private emails to the US government.

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