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Rising prices from Saudi oil attack boost Sasol's market cap by R20 billion

Sep 17 2019 10:58

After attacks on a key Saudi oil facility cut output for one the world's largest producers by half, a subsequent rise in the global oil price has buoyed Sasol shares.


ANALYSIS: Bleak outlook for SA coal

Sep 17 2019 11:21

South Africa’s coal mining industry appears to be on the brink of permanent decline as the country’s main export markets prepare to reduce reliance on imports and global divestment from fossil fuels increases at an exponential rate.


Analysis & Opinion


OPINION: Don't be fooled - SA has a jobs crisis, and the informal sector isn't fixing it

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'I write with a sense of shame': Kieswetter's letter to SARS staff about gender-based violence

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Hong Kong shares suffer fresh losses

48 minutes ago

Hong Kong shares have extended losses Tuesday on growing geopolitical fears after the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities, while traders were also on edge over increasingly violent protests that have rocked the city for months.

European stock markets steady at open

51 minutes ago

European stock markets have steadied at the start of trading as oil prices calmed following record gains.

Tokyo shares edge higher as dollar climbs

55 minutes ago

Japanese stocks have ended higher for a tenth straight session, thanks to a stronger dollar and despite concerns about the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities.

Pound jumps on Brexit hopes as global stocks firmer

Sep 13 2019 13:55

The British pound has hit a seven-week high against the dollar Friday on easing fears of a no-deal Brexit.

Asian markets boosted by fresh trade hopes and ECB easing

Sep 13 2019 10:20

Equities have risen in Asian trade after the European Central Bank unveiled a fresh round of economic stimulus and another interest rate cut while a report said the US was considering a short-term trade agreement with China.

Trump to hold meeting on vaping after reports of mysterious illness

Sep 12 2019 21:16

US president Donald Trump will convene a meeting Wednesday on vaping, according to a person familiar with the matter, after reports of hundreds of US cases of a mysterious illness that’s sickened and killed people who have used e-cigarette devices.



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