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Eskom

JUST IN: Brian Dames steps down from Eskom task team

Dec 19 2018 08:38

In a media statement on Wednesday morning, the Presidency said that Dames had noted concerns raised regarding a 'perceived conflict of interest relating to the scope of work and terms of reference of the Eskom Sustainability Task Team'.

Markets

Markets LIVE: Dollar treads water ahead of Fed's interest rate, rand steady

Dec 19 2018 08:27

TreasuryONE said in a morning note to clients that the dollar was treading water against most currencies ahead of the Fed's interest rate decision expected later on Wednesday.

Opinion

Daniel Silke: Why SA's economic reform is on pause - again

Dec 19 2018 07:00

SA will have to rely on external factors beyond its immediate control for some modicum of economic improvement, at least in the short term, says Daniel Silke.

Commodities

WATCH: Oil prices trumble

Dec 19 2018 07:45

Oil prices fell 4% on Tuesday after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record US and Russian output combined with a sharp sell-off in stock markets.

 

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Daniel Silke: Why SA's economic reform is on pause - again

SA will have to rely on external factors beyond its immediate control...

Opinion

How to avoid overspending: The psychology behind why people buy

Up to 95% of our decisions can be determined by impulsive, unconscious...

Opinion

Why Xolobeni's win against a mining company matters

An SA High Court passed an important judgment putting a stop to the pervasive...

Opinion

Terry Bell: Rest up - 2019 is coming

With 16 000 jobs lost in the last quarter, it's not the jolly season for...

Opinion

Ferial Haffajee: Where Ramaphosa failed on land in 2018

There's been a failure in land reform, and it's not where you think, says...

In other news

Tokyo stocks open lower ahead of Fed outcome

Dec 19 2018 08:10

Tokyo stocks opened lower as investors awaited the outcome of the US central bank policy meeting while the Japanese mobile unit of SoftBank Group flopped on its debut.

Softbank mobile unit flops on market debut

Dec 19 2018 08:16

Shares in Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank's mobile unit traded well below its IPO price in a disappointing debut on the Tokyo stock market despite raising a record amount.

European stock markets drop at open

Dec 18 2018 13:07

Europe's leading stock markets have fallen further at the open, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shedding 0.5% to 6 738.49 points.

Oil dives lower as surging US output overshadows OPEC+ curbs

Dec 18 2018 09:44

Oil has dived lower near $49 a barrel as investors sought more assurance that OPEC’s output cuts will work in the face of surging US supply.

Tokyo stocks open lower after Wall Street tumbles

Dec 18 2018 08:20

Tokyo stocks opened lower, extending losses on Wall Street, as investors looked ahead to meetings of the US and Japanese central banks.

Euro risks remain to the downside as Fed may do little for bulls

Dec 16 2018 10:34

Euro bulls may not be able to count on the Fed meeting next week for support as European policy makers grow more concerned over the region's growth prospects.

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Quiz #206: 18 Dec - 7 Jan

Dec 13 2018 13:06

This is our final quiz for 2018! We will be giving away a copy of 'Steinheist' by Rob Rose to one lucky winner. Why not try your luck while you're enjoying some downtime this festive season?

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