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Risk of litigation, business closures due to load shedding, industry warns

Mar 22 2019 09:13

The leaders of industry bodies have told Fin24 that load shedding is not just a minor pain for companies, but poses a risk of closures, lost clients and even litigation.


Markets LIVE: Rand clings to gains despite ongoing load shedding

Mar 22 2019 08:32

"While Eskom continues with rolling blackouts that will see the rally in the rand under pressure, their intensity has been reduced," says Peregrine Treasury Solutions's Bianca Botes.


Exxaro to cut ties with Group Five; 740 contract workers at risk

Mar 22 2019 08:22

Exxaro has said that the construction of a new small coal plant at its Grootegeluk mine in Limpopo would be delayed after it terminated its agreement with Group Five Projects, a subsidiary of Group Five Construction.


Load shedding schedules for Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and more

Feb 15 2019 12:12

Find your load shedding schedule for Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Polokwane.


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Mar 21 2019 13:31

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Brexit standoff takes UK to edge of no-deal as May seeks delay

Mar 21 2019 09:31

Theresa May gambled on a desperate bid to get her Brexit deal approved by Parliament, as a standoff with the EU drove Britain to the brink of an economically disastrous no-deal divorce.

NBA strikes YouTube deal for dedicated African channel

Mar 20 2019 18:09

The National Basketball Association has signed a deal with YouTube for a dedicated African channel to boost its presence on the continent.

Standard Bank appoints new chief risk officer

Mar 20 2019 18:49

Standard Bank has appointed David Hodnett as group chief risk officer.

US Fed sees no rate hikes in 2019

Mar 20 2019 21:02

Federal Reserve officials scaled back their projected interest-rate increases this year to zero.



3 ways to maximise your retirement savings

Mar 17 2019 10:50

Maximising your contributions or making a lump sum payment towards your pension, provident or retirement annuity is the most efficient way to minimise the impact of rising taxes while building long term capital, says Regard Budler, head of product solutions at Momentum Corporate.


Why investors shouldn’t be looking exclusively for salvation offshore

Mar 20 2019 14:36

Although we’ve definitely experienced some of the worst times in our local market over the last five years, the JSE’s underperformance isn’t exclusively because of what happened in South Africa.

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