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  • Mboweni on State Capture

    The new finance minister has described state capture as a 'great public sector heist'

  • Kganyago on Populism

    The central bank head says SA must learn economic lessons from Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

  • Up in the Air

    Uber Air could see SA shoppers flying to malls via skyports, says a company executive.

Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama. (Photo: File, Gallo I

Transnet's Gama slams dismissal as 'unlawful smokescreen'


Protect existing jobs first, says Fedusa general secretary

Oct 22 2018 22:00

Protecting existing jobs remains the first responsibility for organised labour in SA, Dennis George, general secretary of Fedusa, tells Fin24.


6 key lessons from the man who launched Beyoncé's career

Oct 22 2018 21:14

Dr Mathew Knowles – Music World Entertainment (MWE) founder, author, entrepreneur, professor, and dad to Beyoncé and Solange – launched his latest book in Cape Town. He shared some of his entrepreneurial insights with Fin24.


Eskom applies to Nersa for a tariff increase

Oct 22 2018 20:43

Eskom has asked the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for 15% tariff increase per year for three years, the power utility said in a statement on Friday.


Markets WRAP: Rand holds on to gains as budget day nears

Oct 22 2018 07:10

The rand held on to its gains by late Monday afternoon ahead of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's mid-term budget address on Wednesday.


Chinese equity rally lifts the JSE

Oct 22 2018 22:21

The JSE started the week on the front foot as it closed firmer mainly on the back of positive sentiment emanating from Asian markets.


Analysis & Opinion


OPINION: Impact investing is booming – and SA should step up

Impact investors manage some $224bn globally – which doubled in a year...


INSIDE LABOUR: The 'Buy SA' job creation myth

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This was clear at...


Ferial Haffajee: My great data heist - the tale of the disappearing data

Disappearing data is a corporate heist we need to pay attention to, writes...


BOOK REVIEW: Why age is just a number - and selling by demographics is pointless

Trillions of dollars depend on selling to stereotypes that no longer apply....


Informal trade may hold the key to food security

Research shows that urban food insecurity is a serious problem in SA,...

In other news

US stocks edge up at start of heavy earnings week

Oct 22 2018 16:05

Wall Street stocks have edged higher, as the market sought to shake off last week's volatility at the start of a heavy week of corporate earnings results.

Shanghai surge leads Asian markets rally

Oct 22 2018 14:06

Most Asian markets have risen, with Shanghai surging more than 4% to build on a rally at the end of last week but traders are still cautious over geopolitical tensions.

European stocks climb as Italy responds to EU

Oct 22 2018 13:54

European stock markets have climbed, helped by solid gains on the Milan index as investors looked beyond a credit downgrade for Italy, which has told Brussels it will stick to a controversial budget.

Italy set to tell EU it won't back down on 2.4% deficit target

Oct 22 2018 11:11

Italy’s populist coalition will tell the European Commission it’s sticking to a 2019 budget plan with a 2.4% deficit target, though changes are possible depending on the bond yield spread and economic growth.

Ryanair says Brexit concerns preventing more share buybacks

Oct 22 2018 09:48

Ryanair is putting plans for future share buybacks on hold due to uncertainty surrounding the UK’s proposed exit from the European Union.

Oil's swoon spurs investors to take off their rally caps

Oct 22 2018 07:05

Enthusiasm for oil is at its worst in a year as global financial woes and rising US stockpiles dim the demand outlook.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR52.80R1.733.39%
NPN Naspers LimitedR2810.00R87.003.20%
PPH Pepkor Holdings LimitedR16.50R0.493.06%
SNT Santam LimitedR295.00R8.542.98%
TRU Truworths International L...R81.27R2.222.81%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR10.49R-0.66-5.92%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R24.18R-1.48-5.77%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR15.75R-0.88-5.29%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R28.75R-1.15-3.85%
OCE Oceana Group LimitedR82.48R-2.72-3.19%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar



US investors call for policy certainty

Oct 18 2018 09:28

US investors seem less concerned about land reform and more concerned about policy direction, and how South Africa plans to weather the expected imminent correction in the global economy.

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