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  • The Ramaphosa Plan

    The president said on Friday that the work "starts now". He wasn't wrong, writes Pieter du Toit.

  • Stimulus recap

    Seven key points in the president's package of economic reforms and spending plans.

  • Supporting role

    Meet the members of President Cyril Ramaphosa's new 10-person advisory panel on land reform.

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Be the Branson of business, the Clarkson of cars

Sep 22 2018 10:45

With knowledge and no personality, you're just a specialist. With personality and no knowledge, you're a Kardashian, says Douglas Kruger..


China is said to cancel trade talks as new US tariffs loom

Sep 22 2018 09:31

China has called off planned trade talks with the US and is unlikely to sit down with Washington until after the mid-term elections, according to people familiar with the situation.


Reserve Bank rates decision may just be short-term property breather

Sep 22 2018 08:15

Although the SA Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged, a hike may well come sooner than anticipated, caution property experts.


Ramaphosa’s ‘new deal’ plan will invest billions in agriculture, townships and infrastructure

Sep 21 2018 09:49

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a package of economic reforms and spending plans on Friday morning in an effort to boost South Africa's sluggish economy.


Analysis & Opinion


Be the Branson of business, the Clarkson of cars

With knowledge and no personality, you're just a specialist. With personality...


The economy of sport - and 6 gender myths stunting growth

If sporting market revenue could double between 2005 and 2017 with negligible...


What Ramaphosa's stimulus package should look like

In the quest to stimulate economic activity in South Africa, the government...


Warren Ingram: Keep calm and carry on investing

Don't get caught up in the mayhem afflicting emerging markets - focus...


What is causing the JSE selloff?

Kirk Swart unpacks the external contributing factors....

In other news

Global markets breeze higher on growth outlook

Sep 21 2018 19:09

Global stock markets rose Friday as optimism on the US economic outlook outweighed lingering trade war worries, dealers said.

Emirates denies plans to take over Etihad

Sep 20 2018 18:42

Dubai's Emirates Airline has denied reports it is in talks to acquire struggling Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad.

Tokyo stocks close flat after PM Abe's win

Sep 20 2018 11:13

Tokyo stocks have closed flat, with traders taking Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's widely expected victory in the party leadership election in their stride.

European equities stabilise at open

Sep 20 2018 11:03

Europe's main stock markets have opened on a stable note, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index virtually unchanged at 7 332.41 points.

Asian markets edge up but rally wobbles

Sep 20 2018 11:01

Most Asian markets have risen but their recent rally lost its legs, though emerging market currencies held their own after Beijing's pledge not to weaponise the yuan.

Hong Kong stocks squeeze out fresh gains

Sep 20 2018 10:55

Hong Kong stocks have edged up on lingering hopes China and the United States will eventually reach an agreement to avert an all-out trade war.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R27.55R4.9221.74%
ASR Assore LimitedR345.41R34.1510.97%
LBH Liberty Holdings LimitedR116.92R6.425.81%
OMU Old Mutual LimitedR30.96R1.464.95%
BAT Brait SeR38.51R1.814.93%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
DGH Distell Group Holdings Li...R108.25R-7.75-6.68%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR8.87R-0.53-5.64%
EPP Epp N.v.R20.68R-0.87-4.04%
MNK Montauk Holdings LimitedR91.01R-3.69-3.90%
BID Bid Corporation LimitedR303.52R-9.60-3.07%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar



Try to hang on to some perspective

Sep 20 2018 09:26

It’s increasingly difficult for South African investors to not lose hope completely. But as an emerging country, we play a very small role in a very large investment world. And eventually, things will change.

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