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Mobile operators, govt must step up to reduce data prices, fast – competition watchdog

Apr 26 2019 07:00

The Competition Commission has called for immediate relief on data pricing, among other things, following an inquiry into the data services market.


Markets LIVE: Asian stocks retreat on earnings; dollar steady

Apr 26 2019 07:57

n unexpected tumble in Japanese industrial production, following yesterday’s contraction in South Korea’s GDP, underscored that economies outside the US and China aren’t doing as well.


'Kusile should be cancelled' – Greenpeace report

Apr 26 2019 06:30

Greenpeace believes there should be no further investment in coal-fired power stations and that it 'makes no sense' for Eskom to complete the Kusile Power Station project.


Analysis & Opinion


INSIDE LABOUR: On chicken, dumping, and union power

The cut-price Dutch are back again, but there's been little protest that...


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When the average consumer pays a merchant in Europe via PayPal, their...


Ferial Haffajee: Election 2019 - Keep an eye on your pensions

It's been whispered that prescribed asset legislation is unlikely, but...


Solly Moeng: Here's how auditors can help rebuild SA

Corrupt auditors did substantial damage to the country. The profession...


Why nonfiction books dominate SA's bestseller lists

Controversial subjects, protests and threats of book burning get us talking...

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Battle for 5G networks pushes Nokia to loss, shares slump

Apr 25 2019 21:02

Wireless equipment maker Nokia Oyj has reported an unexpected quarterly loss as it took an early hit in the battle to supply the next generation of mobile networks.

Marlboro maker Altria slides as cigarette sales keep falling

Apr 25 2019 22:30

Altria Group, the Marlboro maker that’s been diversifying into cannabis and vaping, fell after reporting first-quarter results that missed the lowest analyst estimate.

Royal Bank of Scotland says CEO resigns

Apr 25 2019 10:18

Britain's bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland says that chief executive Ross McEwan has resigned after steering it to a "stronger" financial position over the last five years.

European stocks slip at open

Apr 25 2019 09:29

European stock markets have edged downwards in opening trade, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index 0.2% lower at 7 457.21 points.

US stocks slip from record as dollar advances

Apr 24 2019 16:19

US equities edged lower along with European stocks as investors assessed corporate earnings and economic data.

Tokyo stocks open higher with eyes on earnings

Apr 24 2019 09:05

Tokyo stocks have opened higher supported by record levels in New York but investors remained cautious amid corporate earnings season and ahead of an unprecedented 10 days of holidays next week.



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