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Cosatu: Further VAT exemptions may not benefit the poor

Economy

Why being gluten free is so expensive

Aug 14 2018 07:40

A photo of a loaf of 375g gluten-free bread at Woolworths, selling for R52.99, went viral on social media to the amusement of some while others questioned how a staple food item could be so expensive.

Markets

Rand will rally - even though it's hit second-hardest, say analysts

Aug 13 2018 21:00

At present there's no reason to believe the rand won't "pull back" - although it has been badly hit, and the Ramaphoria honeymoon is over, say analysts from RMB.

Property

Esor Construction files for business rescue

Aug 13 2018 22:29

Esor Construction, a subsidiary of Esor, has applied for business rescue, citing financial distress amid challenges to the construction sector.

 

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 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.

Markets rattled as Turkish lira dives to record lows

Aug 13 2018 13:53

Turkey's troubled lira has tumbled to fresh record lows against the euro and dollar, sending stock markets sliding.

Bayer shares plunge after Monsanto cancer ruling

Aug 13 2018 10:30

Shares in German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer have tumbled more than 10% as markets opened, as investors reacted to a shock US ruling against freshly-acquired Monsanto.

European equities slide at open on Turkey crisis

Aug 13 2018 10:00

European stocks have sunk in opening deals on fears over Turkey's currency crisis, while Frankfurt also fell with chemicals giant Bayer plunging on Monsanto cancer ruling.

Turkish lira hammered again as crisis spills into Asian markets

Aug 13 2018 09:56

Asian markets have tumbled and the Turkish lira dived almost 8% on fears that the economic crisis gripping Turkey could spill over into the global economy.

Tokyo shares open lower on Turkey crisis

Aug 13 2018 09:06

Tokyo stocks have opened lower as investors watched tension between the US and Turkey that has driven down the lira, fanning fears of possible wider financial instability.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR18.20R1.207.06%
AGL Anglo American PlcR307.50R10.213.43%
RES Resilient Reit LimitedR56.00R1.643.02%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR298.09R8.182.82%
FFB Fortress Reit LimitedR16.06R0.432.75%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
SAP Sappi LimitedR91.30R-9.60-9.51%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR119.89R-6.82-5.38%
AMS Anglo American Platinum L...R408.46R-15.20-3.59%
FSR Firstrand LimitedR63.05R-2.30-3.52%
ITU Intu Properties PlcR29.13R-0.97-3.22%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar

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Finweek

How to spot burnout

Aug 08 2018 12:24

Many people today suffer from burnout in the workplace. If the signs aren’t taken seriously, and help isn’t provided, the consequences can be far-reaching.

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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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