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2 days ago
European shares dip as airline stocks slump
European shares dip as airline stocks slump

European stock markets fell on Thursday, weighed down by a drop in the shares of major airlines.

Companies
2 days ago
SA’s Discovery looks to Japan
SA’s Discovery looks to Japan

SA’s third-largest insurer by market value partners with Sumitomo Life Insurance and SoftBank to develop products for Japan.

Business News
2 days ago
Zimbabwe’s energy regulator rejects tariff hike
Zimbabwe’s energy regulator rejects tariff hike

The energy regulator in Zimbabwe has turned down an application by the state-run power distributor to raise electricity tariffs by nearly 50%.

International
2 days ago
Roche’s profit rises 7%
Roche’s profit rises 7%

The Swiss drugmaker’s strategy of combining medicines to better treat cancers of the breast, blood and bowel is paying off.

International
2 days ago
EasyJet revenue slides as Brexit hits fares
EasyJet revenue slides as Brexit hits fares

EasyJet reports lower quarterly revenue - and says it’s preparing for volatility in the summer travel season.

International
2 days ago
Money stolen from Malaysian state fund - prosecutors
Money stolen from Malaysian state fund - prosecutors

US prosecutors are trying to seize more than $1bn in assets they said were tied to money stolen from the Malaysian state fund.

International
2 days ago
BoE sees no sign of slowdown - yet
BoE sees no sign of slowdown - yet

The Bank of England has seen no clear signs yet of damage to British companies after the vote to leave the European Union.

International
2 days ago
Wal-Mart names chemicals to be purged from products
Wal-Mart names chemicals to be purged from products

Retailer Wal-Mart pushes suppliers to remove or restrict the use of eight hazardous chemicals from a range of products.

Commodities
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Oil edges up in Asian trade
Oil edges up in Asian trade

Oil prices edged up in Asia on Thursday following US data showing a drop in crude inventories.

Currencies
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Yen weakens, euro ticks up
Yen weakens, euro ticks up

The yen slid to its lowest level in about six weeks on Thursday on expectations of fresh stimulus from Japan’s central bank.

Markets
2 days ago
Asian shares at nine-month highs
Asian shares at nine-month highs

Asian stocks climbed to nine-month highs on Thursday, helped by a recovery in global oil prices.

Markets
2 days ago
Microsoft boosts Wall Street
Microsoft boosts Wall Street

Wall Street gained on Wednesday and the S&P 500 and Dow industrials set fresh records, as Microsoft's strong results boosted the indexes.

Companies
2 days ago
Network investment pays off for Vodacom
Network investment pays off for Vodacom

Mobile giant Vodacom’s revenue was R19.9 billion in the three months through June.

Companies
2 days ago
SABMiller’s quarterly sales up
SABMiller’s quarterly sales up

Brewer SABMiller reports higher sales in the first quarter as it enters the final stretch before being bought by AB InBev.

Business News
3 days ago
Economists see end to rate-hike cycle
Economists see end to rate-hike cycle

The South African Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee will announce its rates decision today.