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Economy

Platinum talks continue behind closed doors

Apr 24 2014 07:26

Talks to end the platinum strike will continue behind closed doors at an undisclosed location in Johannesburg, says the Chamber of Mines.

Economy

Western Cape gets investment website

Apr 23 2014 19:59

A website showing the Western Cape's capital infrastructure investment and delivery in municipalities has been launched by Premier Helen Zille.

Economy

Peters: Provinces seek Sanral's help

Apr 23 2014 19:08

Provinces have asked Sanral to take over certain roads as they recognise their own limitations and challenges, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Financial Services

FNB takes disciplinary action over tweet

Apr 23 2014 16:44

FNB says that disciplinary processes are under way following an offensive tweet that sparked a backlash against the bank.

Economy

Print audience 23.8 million-strong - AMPS

Apr 23 2014 20:34

Print media readership remained stable in the last six months of 2012, with 47.8% of adults reading a newspaper, according to the All Media and Products Survey.

Currencies

Rand remains under pressure

Apr 23 2014 19:15

The rand has extended losses against the dollar, keeping in step with its emerging market peers.

Profiles

Waste a huge money, job spinner

Apr 23 2014 17:16

Waste is a fantastic job creator, in that you address one of the biggest problems in South Africa - that of unskilled labour, says Eco Smart founder Lisa Kuhle.

Travel & Leisure

Travellers plan to spend more on holidays

Apr 23 2014 17:38

South African respondents in the latest TripAdvisor TripBarometer study are planning to spend to R34 163.68 on their holidays in 2014.

 

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Asian shares mostly lower after Wall St losses

42 minutes ago

Asian markets have mostly slipped taking a lead from Wall Street, while Japanese traders are sitting back ahead of the corporate earnings season.

Tech losses break S&P's 6-day streak

47 minutes ago

Broad selling in tech stocks have pulled US markets lower, cutting short a six-day streak of gains by the S&P 500.

Oil prices rebound in Asian trade

50 minutes ago

Oil prices have rallied in Asian trade as heightened tensions in Ukraine overshadowed data showing US commercial crude oil inventories reaching an all-time high.

JSE stocks mixed after scaling records

Apr 23 2014 18:44

South African shares have ended mixed after reaching record highs, despite an hour-long technical glitch.

Russia offers to host gas talks

Apr 23 2014 19:00

Russia has proposed to host three-way talks on its gas supplies to Europe in Moscow with the European Union and Ukraine.

India to make $1.65bn oil payment to Iran

Apr 23 2014 18:45

India is set to pay Iran $1.65bn over the next three months under an interim nuclear deal that eases sanctions on Tehran, sources say.

US oil stockpiles peak amid production boom

Apr 23 2014 18:30

US commercial oil stockpiles hit a new record on the strength of continued growth in oil and gas production in the world's biggest oil-consuming country.

US new-home sales dive

Apr 23 2014 18:15

US new-home sales have dived in March, the second month in a row of slower sales, adding to signs of weakness in the housing market.

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ABL African Bank Investments ...R12.20R1.2411.31%
KAP Kap Industrial Holdings L...R3.99R0.225.84%
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings Limit...R25.50R1.295.33%
CPI Capitec Bank Holdings Lim...R223.10R10.625.00%
AEG Aveng LimitedR23.69R0.974.27%
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IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R120.52R-2.88-2.33%
SPG Super Group LimitedR27.97R-0.56-1.96%
ASR Assore LimitedR417.50R-7.83-1.84%
LHC Life Healthcare Group Hol...R40.07R-0.66-1.62%
MTN Mtn Group LimitedR215.45R-3.06-1.40%
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Mentorship key for SME survival - survey

Apr 23 2014 15:28

The benefits to small businesses of being supported and mentored by business enterprise specialists have been underscored by Fetola's annual scoping report.

 

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Cope loses members to ANC

President of the Cope Youth Movement, Abel Rangata, and three other Cope members have resigned from the party to join the ANC.

 
 

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