Markets shouldn't place bets on ANC leadership candidates - analyst

Dec 13 2017 20:09

While it is unlikely that the ANC’s 54th national conference would yield unfavourable policy, what is of concern is whether the successful candidate will implement the policy, says an analyst.


Black Friday, Cyber Monday distort SA picture - economist

Dec 13 2017 20:18

Sales prompted by Black Friday and Cyber Monday have likely disguised indications of remaining weakness in the SA economy, says economist Mike Schüssler.


Govt pension fund wants seat at the Steinhoff table in future

Dec 13 2017 18:19

SA's government employees pension fund and its asset manager the Public Investment Corporation will insist on appointing two independent directors to Steinhoff’s board following its dramatic share price collapse.


'Tis the season for cybercrime...

Dec 13 2017 19:50

Consumers planning on purchasing their Christmas gifts online could be at risk of losing up to R70 000 per incident to cybercrime, says global IT group Dimension Data.


Analysis & Opinion


Zuma judgment a headache for succession frontrunners

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


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

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


Why listing state-owned enterprises is not the solution

Unless the mismanagement, corruption and looting at the core of SA's state-owned...


Irrational IRP madness grips SA's energy sector

The Integrated Resource Plan outlined by Energy Minister David Mahlobo...


Regulators gone mad: Ban Bitcoin before the bubble bursts

Regulators are allowing the Bitcoin bubble to grow so that many people...

In other news

Airbus faces possible leadership change amid CEO exit report

Dec 13 2017 12:00

Airbus faces the prospect of having to find a new leader after CEO Tom Enders reportedly decided not to stand for a third term, sparking a leadership contest.

EU warns UK over breaking Brexit promises

Dec 13 2017 11:22

The European Union has warned the UK against rowing back on the agreements it made as leaders prepare to hand Britain its first reward in the Brexit negotiations.

Hong Kong stocks up by break

Dec 13 2017 07:50

Hong Kong shares have gone into the break on a high following a record close on Wall Street as investors await the end of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.

US, European stocks rise ahead of Fed announcement

Dec 13 2017 07:47

Equities have risen Wall Street and on major European bourses, with US indices finishing at records again, as Congress made progress on the tax cut plan and amid expectations for higher interest rates.

Asia markets swing as traders focus on Fed meeting

Dec 13 2017 07:39

Asian markets have swung in and out of positive territory as investors brushed off another record close on Wall Street and looked ahead of the Fed's latest policy meeting.

UK inflation climbs above 3%

Dec 12 2017 12:29

UK inflation has unexpectedly accelerated to the fastest in more than five-and-a-half years in November, forcing Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to explain.

  • 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...R9.80R-1.96-16.67%
IPF Investec Property Fund Li...R15.00R-0.80-5.06%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R29.00R-1.40-4.61%
ASR Assore LimitedR287.66R-11.34-3.79%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR143.76R-5.33-3.58%
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Rather than measuring performance purely based on returns or benchmarks, investors should also consider investment specific goals. The same principle applies for offshore investments.

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