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Financial Services

SARS Inquiry resumes amid looming Constitutional Court bid

Oct 15 2018 13:15

The Nugent Commission of Inquiry into SARS resumed on Monday, despite a brewing Constitutional Court bid by suspended tax boss Tom Moyane to have it halted.


A murder claim involving missing journo gives Turkey leverage over Saudi and Trump

Oct 15 2018 14:25

After Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, Turkish officials said privately that they knew exactly what happened to him: Two weeks later, they’ve yet to go public or release conclusive evidence.


Tremors rattling world economy: The key highlights from IMF talks

Oct 15 2018 13:47

Woken one night by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake at the IMF annual meetings in Bali, global finance chiefs have spent the week assessing the tremors now rippling through the world economy.


Oil rises as Saudi Arabia vows to hit back against any sanctions

Oct 15 2018 12:45

Oil has risen as traders assessed a threat by Saudi Arabia to retaliate against any punishment over the disappearance of a government critic.


Famous Brands warns of R874m impairment

Oct 15 2018 12:03

Famous Brands has decided to recognise an impairment of R874m pre-tax at Group level, with the basic loss per share expected to be up to 623 cents per share for the six months ended August 31, 2018.


Analysis & Opinion


Why is Treasury the ANC's recycling plant?

Hours before Tito Mboweni was announced as finance minister, deputy minister...


Diary of the unemployed: The fear, the desperation and the despair

The Jobs Summit was all about the unemployed. So where were they? asks...


Ferial Haffajee: Inside Trevor Manuel’s notes to a new finance minister

An internal document describing the work of a Finance Minister provides...


Beyond jobs summits: Can SA grow jobs and investments long-term?

Is a social compact really possible for South Africa that will encourage...


An entrepreneur's guide to running a clean business

Though indiscretions at Steinhoff, McKinsey and KPMG shone a spotlight...

In other news

'Shock not over' as Asian stocks extend slide

Oct 15 2018 10:02

Asian stocks have opened the week on the back foot, with investors still in gloomy mood after several days of market turbulence sparked by trade rows and a spat over the US central bank.

European stocks steady at open

Oct 15 2018 09:57

European stock markets have steadied at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.1% to 7 004.03 points.

Tokyo stocks start week in the red

Oct 15 2018 07:50

Tokyo stocks opened lower, kicking off the week in the red following several days of extreme volatility on global markets, with higher oil prices and an expected tax hike weighing on the Japanese market.

Hong Kong stocks resume slide in early trade

Oct 15 2018 07:54

Hong Kong stocks fell in early trade, continuing a slump sparked by concerns over the global economy and trade tensions between China and the United States.

US stocks open higher after two-day rout; Dow +1.3%

Oct 12 2018 16:17

Wall Street stocks have jumped in opening trading, recovering some of losses from a two-day rout following upbeat comments from the US Treasury Secretary and leading bank executives.

World stock markets rebound from rout

Oct 12 2018 13:57

Global stock markets have staged a mild rebound, one day after ferocious losses sparked by heightened economic concerns, notably over rising US interest rates that have drawn attacks from President Donald Trump.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR12.70R1.6815.25%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R31.01R2.759.73%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR145.27R8.566.26%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR40.59R1.423.63%
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR40.99R1.383.48%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
CLS Clicks Group LimitedR156.05R-6.94-4.26%
SNT Santam LimitedR292.87R-12.13-3.98%
SLM Sanlam LimitedR70.77R-2.88-3.91%
CML Coronation Fund Managers ...R47.55R-1.90-3.84%
NPN Naspers LimitedR2797.12R-110.88-3.81%
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