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SARB to probe African Bank collapse

African Bank Investments Ltd will be probed by the central bank for evidence of fraud, reckless lending and lack of disclosure.

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Reuters.

“Back to normal for AstraZeneca”

Though speculation is rife of a new Pfizer bid, AstraZeneca's chief executive is not holed up with advisers in London or New York.

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REUTERS

Halliburton pays R12bn for oil spill

Oil services company Halliburton said it would pay a $1.1 billion (R11.8 billion) settlement over its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig blowout that led t... Read Story

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Mumbai hit by blackouts
September 2 2014 at 13:32

A power outage left large swathes of India's financial capital Mumbai without electricity for hours.

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McDonald's to boost China supplier audits
September 2 2014 at 12:54

McDonald's will increase the number of audits it conducts of suppliers in China, the firm said.

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Cape chamber: Cut power demand
September 2 2014 at 12:23

Reducing demand for electricity is the quickest and cheapest way to relieve the crisis and rising tariffs.

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Cashbuild rises after profits, dividend up
September 2 2014 at 12:21

Shares of South African building retailer Cashbuild are up sharply after company lifts final dividend by a third to 253 cents per ordinary share and says year headline earnings increased by 12 percent.

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Uber blocked by injunction in Germany
September 2 2014 at 12:18

A US-designed smartphone application that connects passengers with cars for hire was blocked from operation in Germany by court injunction.

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JD Group soars on finance unit sale
September 2 2014 at 10:44

Shares of JD Group jumped more than 5 percent after the struggling furniture retailer said it would sell its financing arm, after getting hit by exposure to the troubled consumer debt market.

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Steps to Alibaba's twelve-figure valuation
September 2 2014 at 11:18

How do you value a tech company? What about a fast-growing tech company with no peers that operates in an opaque economy?

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Burger King maneuveres to cut US tax bill
September 2 2014 at 11:34

Burger King may have taken a lot of flack in the past week for a deal that should curb its US tax bill.

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PMIs slip as factories in China slow expansion
September 2 2014 at 04:57

China’s manufacturing sector activity expanded at a slower pace last month, joining weaker-than-anticipated credit, production and investment data in suggesting the economy is losing momentum.

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PIC backs its platinum holdings
September 2 2014 at 04:50

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Africa’s biggest fund manager, favours South African platinum equities over those of gold, betting against the price performance of the metals and the share performance of the... Read Story
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