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Further drop in GDP growth


Outa wants ‘rushed and defective’ energy plan trashed

Dec 06 2016 08:42

Outa says it has written to Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, requesting her to withdraw the draft Integrated Resource Plan.


How to invest in uncertain times

Dec 06 2016 08:31

The global changes taking place have an impact on markets and the uncertainty contributes to the higher risk to investments.


M-Net: 30 years of entertaining SA

Dec 06 2016 08:01

This year M-Net celebrated 30 years of delivering content to local audiences. CEO Yolisa Phahle explains why she thinks the company has managed to stay relevant throughout the years.

Investment Holdings

Ironic? Buffett’s Berkshire to get R400bn boost from Trump tax plan

Dec 06 2016 07:33

Hillary Clinton supporter Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway could get a $29bn (R399.32bn) boost to its book value under tax-rate cuts advocated by Donald Trump.


Land reform efforts lack a focus on struggling farmers

Dec 06 2016 06:37

Government makes much of its efforts of putting more land in the hands of the previously disenfranchised black majority, but many continue to wallow in poverty, academics say.


In other news

Hong Kong stocks gain on Italy optimism

Dec 06 2016 08:38

Hong Kong stocks have climbed, with the benchmark index poised for its steepest gain, as Asian investors shrugged off the defeat of Italy’s constitutional referendum.

European markets rise despite Italian political drama

Dec 06 2016 07:37

European stocks and the euro have rebounded as investors shrugged off an Italian referendum outcome that led to the resignation of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Tokyo stocks open higher

Dec 06 2016 07:35

Tokyo stocks have opened higher, taking a positive lead from European and US markets as they shrugged off an Italian referendum that led to the resignation of the prime minister.

US stocks back in rally mode, Dow hits new record

Dec 06 2016 07:32

The Dow has finished at a fresh record as US stocks powered higher following a report showing strong growth in the US services sector.

UK services pickup keeps economy on track

Dec 05 2016 13:46

The UK services sector has grown at the fastest pace in 10 months in November, keeping the economy on track to maintain its pace of expansion this quarter.

Eurozone gears for growth as companies look past political woes

Dec 05 2016 13:14

The eurozone economy has expanded at the fastest pace this year in November as companies took on workers and kept political concerns at bay.

European equities rise as traders shrug off Italian vote outcome

Dec 05 2016 12:02

After a tepid week marked by thin trading in the run up to the Italian referendum, European equities shrugged off its outcome to rally the most since the US election.

Gold whipsawed by Italian vote as dollar wins

Dec 05 2016 09:39

Gold has swung after voters in Italy rejected a referendum on constitutional reform and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation.

Analysis & Opinion


SA vs Cuba: Compare and contrast

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Macroprudential supervision in South Africa

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  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR89.80R2.002.28%
RPL Redefine International Pl...R6.58R0.132.02%
HYP Hyprop Investments Limite...R113.54R1.941.74%
BID Bid Corporation LimitedR248.74R4.241.73%
SNT Santam LimitedR241.61R3.671.54%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
ACL Arcelormittal South Afric...R10.80R-0.55-4.85%
DST Distell Group LimitedR151.56R-3.38-2.18%
AMS Anglo American Platinum L...R282.20R-4.30-1.50%
ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR6.60R-0.08-1.20%
RMI Rand Merchant Investment ...R38.02R-0.45-1.17%
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Quiz #144: 5-11 December

Dec 05 2016 10:04

Let's see if you get all the answers right in this week's quiz! As usual, we've got some current affairs questions as well as some that will test your general knowledge. Good luck!

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