All claims of fact made in the media should be verifiable, says Mandi Smallhorne.
It has been a grave mistake to defy both Russia and France, says Leopold Scholtz.
No political figure seems to have the guts to speak out against Dudu Myeni, says Solly Moeng.
Despite steady gains by the Industrial and Financial indices, the steep fall in commodity shares has pulled the overall market lower on the JSE.
Lack of liquidity has pushed South African financial markets lower, with the rand and share prices losing ground.
Share prices on the JSE have drifted lower as the major indices seem unable to breach important resistance levels, adding to selling pressure
The attention on the JSE has been more focused on the growth data from the US than on local growth figures as investors search for rate hike clues.
All major JSE indices have slipped amid growing confidence of a US Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December, with resources and gold the biggest losers.
What was left of Lonmin's market capitalisation has almost been wiped out, as JSE investors mostly tread water after the previous session’s workmanlike gains.
Social media mentions of Black Friday grew more than 300% this year in South Africa compared to 2014, according to an online customer engagement agency.
Going to negatively affect consumers this festive season
Not that bad - it’s a small increase
I don’t care, it doesn’t affect me
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