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    Moody's has (again) said that weak state-owned entities are a risk to SA's sovereign credit rating.

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    Judge Nugent has recommended the president sack suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane.

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    Simon Brown says savvy investors worked out how the rand would react to uncertainty at Treasury.


SARS admits it may have 'thrown out the book' with Bain, Gartner contracts

Financial Services

Ramaphosa reveals terms of reference into PIC probe

Oct 17 2018 19:34

The government has gazetted the terms of reference into an investigation into the Public Investment Corporation, initially announced in August.


DA's Mazzone lays charges against SOE accounting bosses

Oct 17 2018 21:01

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has acknowledged to Parliament that some of these entities battled with timeous submissions of their financial statements.


Fed officials debated hiking rates to restrictive territory

Oct 17 2018 22:00

Federal Reserve officials stepped deeper into a debate over how high to push interest rates, with a majority appearing to favour an eventual and temporary move above the level they deem neutral for the economy in the long run.


Scopa decries delays in Public Service Commission's report on probe

Oct 17 2018 21:37

The Public Service Commission has requested an extension to submit a report on the appointment of Boitumelo Mokgoro as chief financial officer at an entity of the Public Works department.


Analysis & Opinion


The problem with being a net importer of wheat

These are tough times for Africa – the shocks will be felt in terms of...


Solly Moeng: SA needs a rebrand, stat

If SA wants a new dawn, maybe it needs to reconsider its country brand...


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...

In other news

US housing starts fell last month amid Hurricane Florence

Oct 17 2018 15:04

US new-home construction has fallen in September on a decline in the South that may reflect disruptions from Hurricane Florence, according to government figures.

European equities mostly drop as outlook darkens

Oct 17 2018 14:08

European stocks have mostly sunk on stubborn worries over global trade and high oil prices, but London rose after the EU offered to extend Britain's Brexit transition period.

UK inflation slows more than expected on food, transport

Oct 17 2018 11:07

UK inflation has slowed more than expected in September, dragged lower by the cost of food and transport fares.

Chinese stocks end with healthy gains

Oct 17 2018 10:19

Chinese stocks have ended a two-day losing streak with a healthy gain as investors tracked a rally on Wall Street.

European stocks rise at open

Oct 17 2018 10:16

European stock markets have advanced at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.4% at 7 088.08 points.

Tokyo shares rise after Wall Street rally

Oct 17 2018 08:23

Tokyo stocks ended higher with investor sentiment boosted by robust corporate earnings that triggered a rally on Wall Street and lifted shares in Asia.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
AVI Avi LimitedR102.43R2.882.89%
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.85R0.292.31%
SPG Super Group LimitedR38.85R0.842.21%
BTI British American Tobacco ...R615.50R13.192.19%
PSG Psg Group LimitedR215.92R3.181.49%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
MEI Mediclinic International ...R73.96R-15.04-16.90%
APN Aspen Pharmacare Holdings...R158.66R-10.54-6.23%
MNK Montauk Holdings LimitedR88.99R-4.47-4.78%
VVO Vivo Energy PlcR22.30R-0.93-4.00%
MSM Massmart Holdings LimitedR91.55R-3.61-3.79%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar



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