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New minimum wage bill has gaping holes

Dec 17 2017 10:38

The long-awaited draft bill has flaws that will exclude vulnerable workers and could even pull wages down in certain sectors, according to one expert.


Agriculture MEC faces legal action

Dec 17 2017 06:01

Environmentalists are taking Vusi Shongwe to court as part of continued efforts to stop a coal mine being set up in a protected Mpumalanga area.


Just 340 corporations pay most of SA’s company tax

Dec 17 2017 06:02

A relatively small number of businesses pay the majority of South Africa’s corporate income tax, according to the research head at the SA Revenue Service.


Wind farms can be deadly

Dec 17 2017 06:02

The turbines are not necessarily the sustainable developments they are touted to be, with bird experts and environmentalists calling for stricter policing of wind farms.


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Land reform can be win-win

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Friends & Friction: Nature’s the way to find your purpose

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BOOK REVIEW: How to get into the excellence habit

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We are only human, after all

Dec 17 2017 06:02

If you find yourself overspending this festive season, don’t fret: you are not alone. Even the Chinese, arguably the world's biggest savers, are as in love with spending as the rest of us.

Save money on free trials, without getting burnt

Dec 17 2017 06:01

To entice customers to sign up for a service or buy a product they’re not familiar with, many companies offer free trials.

Europe stocks struggle, bonds gain, dollar steady

Dec 15 2017 13:22

Stocks in Europe have struggled and bonds gained as investors assessed messages from the Fed and European Central Bank meetings this week, while concerns about the US tax overhaul lingered.

Nigeria takes $1bn from oil savings to fight militants

Dec 15 2017 12:39

Nigeria will take $1bn from a special account for oil-revenue savings to boost its war against Boko Haram Islamist militants in the country’s northeast.

Africa needs a commodity-price surge to avert debt crunch

Dec 15 2017 10:13

Sub-Saharan Africa faces a potential debt crunch unless commodity prices improve and boost the pace of economic growth.

US stocks decline on reports of tax cut opposition

Dec 15 2017 07:47

Wall Street stocks have retreated as reports of congressional opposition to the tax cut plan and worries about lofty equity valuations ended the Dow's run of records.

  • Winners
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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
SNH Steinhoff International H...R8.03R-0.89-9.98%
EPP Echo Polska Properties N....R17.64R-1.15-6.12%
SHP Shoprite Holdings LimitedR209.90R-13.61-6.09%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR145.23R-7.68-5.02%
ASR Assore LimitedR289.46R-14.61-4.80%
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IN-DEPTH: A financial survival guide for 2018

Dec 15 2017 16:00

Any change in political leadership might bring reprieve for the local economy. Regardless, the experts warn that investors will need ‘a good dose of common sense’ in 2018.

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