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Parastatals weigh up Islamic bond issues

State-owned companies Eskom and Transnet are considering selling Islamic bonds after the government issued its first sukuk at a record-low cost.

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Ma hits the jackpot as Alibaba lists in US

China’s richest person got even wealthier on Friday as Alibaba Group Holding soared on its first day of trading.

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Alibaba in fourth spot for techs listed in US

ALIBABA Group Holding surpassed Facebook by market capitalisation on its first trade as a public company.

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Nene unruffled as Marcus’s exit hits ...

The rand hit a fresh seven-month low on Friday in a market still coming to terms with the news of SARB governor Gill Marcus’s exit.


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