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Financial Services

Meet the judge, the ex-Reserve Bank boss and veteran stock-broker overseeing the PIC inquiry

Jan 22 2019 21:16

Fin24 profiles thee three commissioners heading the inquiry into alleged impropriety, mismanagement, abuse of whistle-blowers and information leaks at state-run asset manager the Public Investment Corporation.

Retail

MasterCard fined €570.6m for ramping up EU card fees

Jan 22 2019 21:36

MasterCard has been fined €570.6m by the European Union for imposing rules that regulators say may have artificially raised the costs of card payments in the region.

ICT

SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom

Jan 15 2019 18:33

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the second report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

ICT

SPECIAL REPORT Are we being overcharged for data? How SA stacks up against 9 peer countries

Jan 16 2019 18:30

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the third report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

ICT

SPECIAL REPORT This is why data still costs you twice what it could

Jan 14 2019 18:38

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the first of this four-part series that will be published daily this week on the cost of data in SA.

ICT

Tencent, Netease still frozen out as China approves latest games

Jan 22 2019 20:41

Tencent and Netease were left out again when regulators green-lit the latest batch of online games, spurring concern that China’s largest gaming companies may have to wait longer than anticipated to start making money off hit titles.

Industrial

Ghosn denied bail yet again, trial still months away

Jan 22 2019 12:45

Carlos Ghosn's bail application was rejected again, even after the fallen car titan offered to wear an electronic tracker and be monitored by guards.

Retail

Shoprite shares fall on weak operational update

Jan 22 2019 12:01

Shoprite shares slumped following the release of a weak operational update which showed that its turnover was flat over the six-month period ending in December 2018

Agribusiness

Why the tobacco industry wants a 0% tax hike and minimum price for cigarettes

Jan 22 2019 12:34

Tax collection from cigarettes has declined, despite successive "sin tax hikes", amidst an increase in illicit tobacco products, according to research conducted by Econometrix, on behalf of British American Tobacco.

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ICT

Google fined €50m as France uses new EU privacy law

Jan 21 2019 20:40

Google has been at the receiving end of a hefty fine of $56.8m by France’s privacy regulator, which used its new powers to levy much higher penalties for the first time under European Union data protection rules.

ICT

Tesla gets green light to start delivering model 3 in Europe

Jan 21 2019 21:16

Tesla has received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker’s top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

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