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Meat taxes seen joining carbon to help curb emissions

Dec 12 2017 09:26

Move over, taxes on carbon and sugar: the global levy that may be next is meat.

Tech

Top 10 countdown to the best phones of 2017

Dec 12 2017 07:43

This year was one of the most exciting for phones, with the launch of surprise devices building on the best features of previous smartphone models and a nostalgic nod to the past.

Retail

UPDATED: A Steinhoff guide for dummies

Dec 08 2017 07:45

Eight questions about Steinhoff you were too embarrassed to ask (including whether its stock price has by now rebounded. And no, it hasn't).

Retail

Teetering Steinhoff prepares to shop around its retail assets

Dec 12 2017 06:01

Steinhoff International Holdings, which sells $89 mattresses to Americans and two-for-a-pound cans of tomato soup to the British, faces a potential fire sale of its global retail holdings as it battles for survival.

Opinion

Regulators gone mad: Ban Bitcoin before the bubble bursts

Dec 12 2017 06:00

Regulators are allowing the Bitcoin bubble to grow so that many people will get hurt when they realise it must be banned simply to have space to manage their own monetary policy, says Edward Ingram.

 

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Irrational IRP madness grips SA's energy sector

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

Opinion

Regulators gone mad: Ban Bitcoin before the bubble bursts

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

Opinion

Catholic bishops and the tax haven conundrum

Would funds taken out of the country into tax havens really have been...

Opinion

Ethics must come from the people

There’s no corrupt government without corrupt business – and both of them...

Opinion

Steinhoff: it’s your money

Finances and politics have this in common: whether you are interested...

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UK wants 'virtually identical' deal with EU after Brexit

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A trade deal similar to the current arrangements would ensure a smooth transition period, says International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.

Brent oil jumps above $56 for first time since 2015 on pipe halt

Dec 12 2017 07:51

Global benchmark Brent crude has jumped above $65 a barrel for the first time in 2 1/2 years after one of the most important pipelines in the world was shut because of a crack.

Asian markets struggle to extend gains, eyes on central banks

Dec 12 2017 07:38

Asian markets have struggled to build on their recent rally as investors cashed in while also looking ahead to key central bank meetings that could provide an idea about monetary policy in the new year.

Global stocks mixed as bitcoin surges

Dec 12 2017 07:34

Global stocks have been mixed, with major US indices ending at fresh records as bitcoin futures surged in their debut on a major exchange.

Oil slips near $57 on Opec-cuts review, rising US rig count

Dec 11 2017 13:30

Oil has slipped to near $57 a barrel as US drilling expanded and Opec nations Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates signaled they can phase out production cuts if the market improves.

European shares follow Asia higher, dollar drifts

Dec 11 2017 12:27

European stocks have followed their Asian counterparts higher, after another record close in the US.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
DCP Dis-chem Pharmacies Limit...R34.70R-3.88-10.06%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR16.45R-0.55-3.24%
NPN Naspers LimitedR3529.96R-94.04-2.59%
SAP Sappi LimitedR95.34R-2.45-2.51%
BLU Blue Label Telecoms Limit...R13.79R-0.35-2.48%
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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.

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