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  • The Ramaphosa Plan

    The president said on Friday that the work "starts now". He wasn't wrong, writes Pieter du Toit.

  • Stimulus recap

    Seven key points in the president's package of economic reforms and spending plans.

  • Supporting role

    Meet the members of President Cyril Ramaphosa's new 10-person advisory panel on land reform.


Japanese cars tops in SA for affordability, easy maintenance

Sep 23 2018 19:45

Japanese-made cars dominate the top five positions in the newly-released Car Maintenance Index.


How climate change could be driving up your insurance premiums

Sep 23 2018 18:45

Extreme weather patterns don't just hit your pocket when disaster strikes. They drive up the cost of insurance, affecting the entire industry and consumers too.


SARB on no rate cut: we are not the reason for SA's weak growth

Sep 23 2018 17:55

The SA Reserve Bank might have made a different decision about interest rates last week, if economic growth was not so weak, says deputy governor Kuben Naidoo.


Ramaphosa’s ‘new deal’ plan will invest billions in agriculture, townships and infrastructure

Sep 21 2018 09:49

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a package of economic reforms and spending plans on Friday morning in an effort to boost South Africa's sluggish economy.


DBSA's financial health steady as it runs tight ship

Sep 23 2018 16:58

The Development Bank of Southern Africa has had a rocky few years after publicly falling out with previous Eskom leadership on governance challenges.


Analysis & Opinion


Muzi Kuzwayo: We are a nation of outlaws

September 19 passed without fanfare, but it was an important date because...


Be the Branson of business, the Clarkson of cars

With knowledge and no personality, you're just a specialist. With personality...


The economy of sport - and 6 gender myths stunting growth

If sporting market revenue could double between 2005 and 2017 with negligible...


What Ramaphosa's stimulus package should look like

In the quest to stimulate economic activity in South Africa, the government...


Warren Ingram: Keep calm and carry on investing

Don't get caught up in the mayhem afflicting emerging markets - focus...

In other news

Beware of potential double estate tax on your offshore property

Sep 23 2018 18:18

For South Africans who have invested in offshore property, estate planning can be challenging given the legal and tax frameworks of another country.

Val de Vie achieves record sales over past twelve months

Sep 23 2018 17:52

Resale transactions in excess of R885m were concluded on the Val de Vie Estate near Paarl over the past twelve months.

UK's Labour Party mulls backing new Brexit referendum

Sep 23 2018 17:15

Britain's Labour Party is facing a huge choice at its annual conference - whether to back a new referendum that could halt the country's departure from the EU.

Ether cryptocurrency, a victim of blockchain success

Sep 23 2018 16:32

For all the attention afforded bitcoin, it is its rival ether that is hitting the headlines, with the popularity of its blockchain technology Ethereum driving concerns that have sent investors fleeing.

Mediclinic Parkview Hospital opens in Dubai

Sep 23 2018 16:25

Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, a brand new 182-bed in- and outpatient facility has opened in Dubai six months ahead of the original schedule.

Global markets breeze higher on growth outlook

Sep 21 2018 19:09

Global stock markets rose Friday as optimism on the US economic outlook outweighed lingering trade war worries, dealers said.

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R27.55R4.9221.74%
ASR Assore LimitedR345.41R34.1510.97%
LBH Liberty Holdings LimitedR116.92R6.425.81%
OMU Old Mutual LimitedR30.96R1.464.95%
BAT Brait SeR38.51R1.814.93%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
DGH Distell Group Holdings Li...R108.25R-7.75-6.68%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR8.87R-0.53-5.64%
EPP Epp N.v.R20.68R-0.87-4.04%
MNK Montauk Holdings LimitedR91.01R-3.69-3.90%
BID Bid Corporation LimitedR303.52R-9.60-3.07%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar



MultiChoice BEE scheme gains R3.8bn

Sep 23 2018 12:03

The value of MultiChoice SA’s empowerment scheme Phuthuma Nathi, which has a 20% stake in the company, gained as much as R3.8 billion this week on the news that Naspers would unbundle video interestsinto a new group called the MultiChoice Group.


Protecting SA from Trump’s anti-trade action

Sep 20 2018 09:45

Although, as trade and industry minister Rob Davies has said, South Africa is ‘collateral damage’ in the US’s trade war with China, we can and should act at least to mitigate the fallout from the gathering global contest.

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