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UPDATE: Rand soars on Ramaphosa optimism, trading under R13.15/$

Retail

Shoprite deal unravels as Wiese scurries to save Steinhoff

Dec 15 2017 21:46

The spectacular collapse in the share price of Steinhoff International Holdings is hindering Christo Wiese’s plans to pool his African retail assets.

Retail

#Steinhoff: Govt and business working together to protect pensions, financial markets

Dec 15 2017 20:31

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says SA Inc will implement a number of initiatives following the Steinhoff fallout to protect investors and SA financial markets.

Economy

Court action buoys Ramaphosa's bid

Dec 15 2017 20:08

The fractious race to succeed President Jacob Zuma as leader of the ANC is facing further disarray by court rulings likely to disqualify more than 100 delegates who were scheduled to vote at the elective conference this weekend.

 

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: How to get into the excellence habit

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Inside Labour: The future of 'a people united’ beckons

Civic groups are starting to coalesce and to demand at least changes to...

Opinion

Zuma judgment a headache for succession frontrunners

The last thing Cyril Ramaphosa or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma would want is...

Opinion

How ready are you to manage a data breach?

While many organisations see the Protection of Personal Information Act...

Opinion

Steinhoff vs state capture: which is the lesser of two evils?

Any claim that the Steinhoff drama eclipses the economic and reputational...

In other news

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.

Asian markets slip with Wall Street as tax reform fears bite

Dec 15 2017 07:42

Asian markets have mostly headed into the weekend with losses following a sell-off on Wall Street as traders fear US lawmakers will fail to pass much-vaunted tax cuts.

Oil in 2018 is a duel between visions of Opec victory or defeat

Dec 15 2017 07:36

The two most critical forecasts of global oil markets offer contrasting visions for 2018: one in which Opec finally succeeds in clearing a supply glut, and another where that goal remains elusive.

  • Winners
  • Losers
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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Money Clinic

Consider your goals when investing offshore

Dec 04 2017 13:09

Rather than measuring performance purely based on returns or benchmarks, investors should also consider investment specific goals. The same principle applies for offshore investments.

Tech

Net Neutrality rules swept aside by Republican-led FCC

Dec 15 2017 21:23

The US Federal Communications Commission swept aside rules barring broadband providers from favouring the internet traffic of websites willing to pay for speedier service, sending the future of net neutrality on to a likely court challenge.

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