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Thursday, 17 April 2014
This Morning's Headlines
No need to worry over grant payments
There will be no disruptions in the paying out of social welfare grants to more than ten million recipients, following a ruling of a R10bn tender by Sassa.
ANC backtracks on employment equity clause
The ANC has made a submission to amend a controversial clause in draft employment equity regulations, says Western Cape leader Marius Fransman.
Financial Services
Interest grows in Alexander Forbes
Alexander Forbes says it has received expressions of interest from several different parties interested in acquiring it.
JSE ticks up, led by platinum stocks
South African stocks have ended in positive territory as talks to end a platinum-sector strike injected fresh optimism in the sector.
Latest News
Amcu, mine CEO's set for more talks
Obama to boost tax revenues, cut deficits - CBO
Hotel property industry could pick up
London underground rail union to strike
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Consumers get back R16m from banks
ANC backtracks on employment equity clause
NPA seizes Durban businessman's assets
Amcu, platinum bosses in fresh talks
Whither SA's platinum sector?
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Amcu's senseless strike
The union may be on a straight course for a steep precipice, says Leopold Scholtz.
Behind the strike madness
Peter Montalto looks at the underlying issues around Amcu's platinum strike.
Markets Data »   View full markets data
SA Indices Level % Change
Top 40 43 446.52 +0.47%
All Share 48 362.22 +0.46%
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World Markets Level % Change
DOW IND 16 441.10 +0.10%
FTSE 100 6 625.25 +0.62%
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Commodities Price % Change
GOLD $1 294.72 -0.62%
OIL $ 109.43 +0.23%
PLATINUM $1 418.00 -1.29%
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Currencies Price % Change
ZAR/EUR R 14.50 -0.57%
ZAR/GBP R 17.63 -0.22%
ZAR/USD R 10.50 -0.60%
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SA Equities Top 100
Selected from the SA Equities Top 100 by market cap.
Winners Price % Change
NHM Northam Platinum Lim... R41.62 3.61
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings ... R23.48 3.21
ILV Illovo Sugar Limited R28.90 3.18
AMS Anglo American Plat ... R506.54 3.09
MDC Mediclinic Internati... R74.08 2.97
Losers Price % Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore Limit... R378.20 -4.24
ATT Attacq Limited R17.95 -2.39
AIP Adcock Ingram Holdin... R60.65 -2.15
GFI Gold Fields Limited R42.39 -1.78
PPC Ppc Limited R30.40 -1.75
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Data provided by McGregor BFA.
Company News
Interest grows in Alexander Forbes
Hotel property industry could pick up
London underground rail union to strike
Goldman Sachs' earnings dip on trading decline
Strike at giant shoemaker's China plant
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Hedge fund regulations published
Draft regulations and a related explanatory memorandum for hedge funds have been published for public comment, the Financial Services Board and Treasury say.
Consumers get back R16m from banks
The banking ombudsman has recovered about R16m from banks out of more than 1 900 complaints which were found in favour of the consumer.
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