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‘Brics bank’ must learn as it grows

To succeed where others failed, it has to monitor what works

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The epic rise of the $50 000 rental

The market for high-end rentals is booming, with plenty of enticing options for tenants of every taste, writes Patrick Clark.

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AIIB: China, India set to be main shareholders

China is likely to hold a 25-percent stake in the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

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Young entrepreneurs impress Buffett
May 19 2015 at 09:06

What can the world’s third-richest person learn from a group of children? Plenty, says Warren Buffett.

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Egypt: Capital gains tax shelved
May 19 2015 at 04:54

Egypt’s government froze plans for a 10 percent tax on capital gains yesterday, reversing a central component of its economic reform agenda that investors had criticised.

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US: Part of Apple’s verdict reversed
May 19 2015 at 04:51

A US appeals court yesterday reversed part of the $930 million (R11 billion) verdict that Apple won in 2012 against Samsung Electronics, saying the iPhone maker’s trademark-related appearance could not be protected.<... Read Story
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Endgame nears for Tsipras as bank collateral runs dry
May 19 2015 at 04:48

Greek banks are running short on the collateral they need to stay alive, a crisis that could force Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s hand after weeks of brinkmanship with creditors.

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Nigerian eurobonds offer president-elect new funding route
May 19 2015 at 04:46

A rally that drove yields on Nigerian eurobonds to six-month lows has created an opportunity for President-elect Muhammadu Buhari to tap international markets soon after he is sworn in on May 29.

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Honeywell eyes big buys in new areas
May 18 2015 at 15:49

Honeywell International chief executive Dave Cote is open to considering acquisitions in water and health care, both potential new business lines, as he examines a pipeline of more than 100 possible deals.

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It makes cents to go to a Chinese eatery in a miniskirt
May 19 2015 at 04:37

A Chinese restaurant is measuring women upon arrival in order to hand out discounts for those dining in the shortest skirts.

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BHP Billiton: Aussie gas project put on back burner
May 19 2015 at 04:37

BHP Billiton is lowering the priority of its Scarborough liquefied natural gas (LNG) project with Exxon Mobil in Australia amid a fall in prices and increasing competition from the US.

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Endo to acquire Par for $8.05bn in drug deal
May 19 2015 at 04:32

Endo International agreed yesterday to buy Par Pharmaceutical Holdings from investment firm TPG Capital in a deal valued at $8.05 billion (R94.6bn), two months after dropping an effort to purchase Salix Pharmaceuticals. Read Story
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Google inches closer to logging users out of passwords
May 19 2015 at 04:29

This week, Google’s email service Gmail made a tiny change to its log-in procedure. A first screen asks for a username and leads to a separate screen asking for a password. It’s a sign of big things to come. Read Story
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