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Economy

World Bank: Strengthen property rights for land reform

Aug 14 2018 21:11

The World Bank recognises the need for land reform, but it must happen within a regime of secure property rights.

Economy

WATCH: The world's best city to live in - and it's not in Africa

Aug 14 2018 21:11

Six out of 10 of the Economist Intelligence Unit's least liveable cities for 2018 are located in Africa.

Economy

World Bank: Contributory pension fund could help SA's poor

Aug 14 2018 19:17

The World Bank has proposed a contributory pension fund, as a way to redistribute wealth and help SA's poor acquire financial assets.

Tech

'Clean' new deal for SABC, DStv

Aug 14 2018 19:58

SABC News and SABC Encore will continue to be broadcast on DStv, thanks to a new deal announced on Tuesday.

Equities

Orders jump at SA bond sale as investors see value

Aug 14 2018 20:35

South Africa just had its strongest bond auction since March, a sign investors see value in the country’s debt after a sell-off sparked by Turkey’s currency woes.

 

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Investment tips for women from Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka

Start saving early, never be intimidated into making a financial decision...

Opinion

INSIDE LABOUR: Unemployment, malnutrition and decolonisation

As SA faces job losses in the mining, poultry and sugar sectors, Terry...

Opinion

The brilliant female engineers changing SA's sanitation scenario

Lack of sanitation is one of the world's leading development challenges....

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Succeeding at succession management

Your plan for 'business as usual' when key positions are vacated can make...

Opinion

SA politics: Same thing over and over, expecting different results

The SA version of Groundhog Day is in full swing, and we urgently need...

In other news

US stocks bounce as Turkish currency rises

Aug 14 2018 15:59

Wall Street stocks have gained early as a bounce in the embattled Turkish currency tempered worries about emerging economies.

Turkish lira, equities enjoy modest recovery

Aug 14 2018 14:14

Turkey's lira has recovered somewhat, while equities also rebounded from the previous day's turmoil thanks to upwardly-revised eurozone growth data.

European equities advance at open

Aug 14 2018 09:54

European stocks have risen in cautious opening deals, aided partly by rebounding German economic growth, as fears remain over Turkey's currency crisis.

Turkish lira struggles in Asia but equities see some stability

Aug 14 2018 09:15

Turkey's lira has remained under pressure in Asian trade but markets in the region enjoyed a little more stability after the previous day's turmoil.

Tokyo's Nikkei index jumps more than 2.2%

Aug 14 2018 09:09

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index has surged more than 2.2%, swiftly recovering from losses, with investors encouraged by an apparent hiatus in the Turkey lira crisis.

US stocks push higher, Tesla gains

Aug 13 2018 16:13

Wall Street stocks have risen early amid lingering worries over Turkey and other emerging market economies and Tesla shares advanced as CEO Elon Musk elaborated on a go-private proposal.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
KAP Kap Industrial Holdings L...R7.33R0.263.68%
FSR Firstrand LimitedR65.30R2.253.57%
ARL Astral Foods LimitedR289.91R9.233.29%
MNK Montauk Holdings LimitedR94.92R2.923.17%
TRU Truworths International L...R81.91R2.282.86%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR41.84R-6.71-13.82%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR16.89R-1.31-7.20%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR8.22R-0.44-5.08%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R17.02R-0.66-3.73%
S32 South32 LimitedR35.98R-1.23-3.31%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar

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Finweek

The misery of a jobless country

Aug 14 2018 12:42

South Africa’s already dismal unemployment rate rose even higher in the second quarter of the year. This illustrates the sad state of our economic affairs.

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#SAVINGSMONTH

Five of SA's top financial brains, including SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago share their best savings habits.
 

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