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Collecting rent will incentivise efficient use of land - expert

Feb 25 2018 11:35

“Land value capture” is receiving widespread attention and many economists are beginning to talk about the merits of rent as a source of revenue, explains an expert.

Budget 2018

Gupta dust clouds Budget Speech

Feb 25 2018 08:55

While the winds of change have been sweeping through Parliament, the dust of the Guptas still clouded the place on Budget Day.

Industrial

CemAir pleased with lifting of civil aviation suspension

Feb 25 2018 12:13

CemAir is pleased that the South African Civil Aviation Authority has lifted the suspension of CemAir’s Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO) approval.

Mining

Deal wizard of South African gold mining is scaring investors

Feb 25 2018 08:13

Investors might be running out of patience with Sibanye Gold Ltd.’s colorful chief executive, Neal Froneman.

Economy

IDT allegedly ‘canned' forensic report to recoup R100m

Feb 25 2018 06:00

Bankrupt state-owned entity the Independent Development Trust (IDT) has been sitting on a forensic investigation report that recommends that it recoup almost R100m in overpayments that were made for a major project in KwaZulu-Natal.

 

Analysis & Opinion

Budget 2018

Mr Gigaba, SA is missing the smart mobility revolution

Malusi Gigaba should have spent more on transport in his budget, says...

Budget 2018

Schizophrenic budget a desperate attempt to balance the books - Daniel Silke

Cyril Ramaphosa's Budget 2018 was presented in a vacuum of shifting political...

Budget 2018

ANALYSIS: A fair budget in a difficult environment

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's budget represents a fairly good balancing...

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Why it's important to have a best friend at work

Creating a culture in the workplace that helps people ‘shine’ inevitably...

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Time to confront 21st century realities

Union battles often take little cognisance of the new era we have entered...

In other news

US stocks close week higher as rate hike fears abate

Feb 25 2018 11:52

Technology and petroleum-linked shares have been among the standouts as US stocks rose solidly to finish a choppy week on a positive note.

May's cabinet backs the Brexit plan the EU is poised to reject

Feb 23 2018 12:53

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has won the backing of her divided Brexit 'war cabinet' to ask for an ambitious trade deal with the European Union after a marathon eight-hour meeting. But the EU isn’t buying it.

US stocks end choppy session mostly up

Feb 23 2018 07:45

Wall Street stocks have finished mostly higher as worries about increased interest rates ebbed somewhat, but market insiders continued to warn of more volatility ahead.

Cathay Pacific launches direct flight to Cape Town

Feb 22 2018 16:19

Cathay Pacific will launch a seasonal non-stop service to Cape Town later this year, directly linking with Hong Kong for the first time.

UK net migration falls more than a quarter since Brexit vote

Feb 22 2018 12:41

Net migration to the UK has fallen by 92 000 since the June 2016 Brexit referendum as European Union nationals arrive in fewer numbers.

Stocks under pressure as dollar pauses, gold slips

Feb 22 2018 11:58

Global stocks have taken another leg down in the wake of Federal Reserve minutes that painted a healthy picture of the US economy, raising the prospect of tighter monetary policy.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
SNH Steinhoff International H...R5.28R0.5110.69%
JSE Jse LimitedR190.25R9.255.11%
SPP The Spar Group LimitedR221.12R10.274.87%
REM Remgro LimitedR243.07R10.824.66%
PPC Ppc LimitedR8.37R0.374.63%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
BLU Blue Label Telecoms Limit...R12.76R-0.79-5.83%
FFB Fortress Reit LimitedR15.48R-0.57-3.55%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR17.50R-0.49-2.72%
ITE Italtile LimitedR14.50R-0.38-2.55%
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR42.88R-1.12-2.55%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by INET BFA

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Finweek

Leadership lessons from a Formula One pit-stop team

Feb 23 2018 15:45

High-performance teams whose members work as a unit and pull in the same direction tend to deliver superior results, and the members also enjoy what they do. But how do you build such a team?

Company Snapshot

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The finance minister faces a tough task as he has to find ways for South Africa to plug a R50.8bn hole in the country's finances.
 

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