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Wednesday, 30 July 2014
This Morning's Headlines
Eskom gets nod to increase prices
Eskom has been given permission to raise electricity prices next year above the 8% previously granted, which will help the utility to recover costs.
News
CWU staff at Sentech on strike
Communication Workers' Union members at Sentech have gone on strike over benefits and wage increases, CWU general secretary Thabo Mogalane says.
Equities
JSE falls into familiar groove
The JSE has repeated its pattern of the past few weeks, falling victim to profit-taking after the previous day's strong run.
Economy
Copper theft decreases slightly
Sacci says the Copper Theft Barometer has decreased for the first time since February, but it's too early to determine whether this decrease will continue.
Latest News
Oil market mixed before raft of US data
Asian stocks rise
European stocks dip before US data
US stocks rise on strong GDP report
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Massive smartphone shift
Graduates face jail over CV lies
Strike over but Neasa continues lock-out
SA must change 'crazy' labour laws
Small firms weather the strike storm
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Telkom's property poser
BEE may be hindering Telkom's plans to offload redundant real estate, says Gugu Lourie.
Massive smartphone shift
SA’s largest mobile retailer shows some startling numbers, says Arthur Goldstuck.
Markets Data »   View full markets data
SA Indices Level % Change
Top 40 46 596.78 -0.98%
All Share 51 779.04 -0.89%
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World Markets Level % Change
DOW IND 16 860.41 -0.31%
FTSE 100 6 772.69 -0.52%
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Commodities Price % Change
GOLD $1 294.24 -0.26%
OIL $ 107.52 +0.02%
PLATINUM $1 477.00 -0.17%
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Currencies Price % Change
ZAR/EUR R 14.28 +0.55%
ZAR/GBP R 18.04 +0.51%
ZAR/USD R 10.68 +1.08%
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SA Equities Top 100
Selected from the SA Equities Top 100 by market cap.
Winners Price % Change
OAO Oando Plc R2.00 11.73
ACL Arcelormittal South ... R38.25 5.26
GND Grindrod Limited R26.96 1.70
SUI Sun International Li... R105.61 1.26
TKG Telkom Sa Soc Limite... R49.96 1.11
Losers Price % Change
ABL African Bank Investm... R6.13 -5.40
RMH Rmb Holdings Limited R55.08 -3.66
FSR Firstrand Limited R42.83 -3.38
NED Nedbank Group Limite... R238.00 -3.00
ASR Assore Limited R359.32 -2.51
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Data provided by McGregor BFA.
Company News
SA consumers vote Edgars as icon brand
Zinc and Zambia weigh on Vedanta's earnings
Singapore Airlines Q1 net profit plunges
Lawyers spar over forfeiture for Madoff aides
Total posts profit fall
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