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5 days ago
Rand steady in cautious trade
Rand steady in cautious trade

SA’s rand pulls back from seven-week highs against the dollar on Wednesday as caution prevails on the eve of Britain’s EU referendum.

International
5 days ago
China’s Tencent buys Supercell for $8.6bn
China’s Tencent buys Supercell for $8.6bn

Tencent will buy a majority stake in game-maker Supercell from SoftBank in a deal valued at roughly $8.6 billion.

Business News
5 days ago
Fed cautious on rates
Fed cautious on rates

The US Federal Reserve’s ability to raise interest rates this year may hinge on a rebound in hiring, says Janet Yellen.

Industry news
5 days ago
Would Brexit damage UK car industry?
Would Brexit damage UK car industry?

Carmakers warn of dire consequences, while the leave campaign believes deals would happen.

Companies
5 days ago
NUM rejects Eskom’s wage offer
NUM rejects Eskom’s wage offer

The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom’s improved wage offer still falls short of its demands.

Currencies
5 days ago
Dollar takes the lead as sterling stalls
Dollar takes the lead as sterling stalls

The dollar held on to modest gains early on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before Congress.

Markets
5 days ago
Wall Street ticks up on economy bets
Wall Street ticks up on economy bets

American stocks rose on Tuesday, led by gains in technology shares.

Markets
5 days ago
Asian stocks edge up
Asian stocks edge up

Asian stocks made tentative gains on Wednesday as nervous investors counted down to Britain's make-or-break EU referendum.

Companies
5 days ago
Ban on welfare grant deductions unlawful - Grindrod
Ban on welfare grant deductions unlawful - Grindrod

Grindrod Bank has accused the South African Social Security Agency of acting unlawfully.

Business News
5 days ago
SA battles low growth as leaders unite
SA battles low growth as leaders unite

The Presidential Labour Working Group held talks on Tuesday to look at how SA’s economy can “weather the storms”.

Business News
5 days ago
Retail motor industry wage talks move too slowly
Retail motor industry wage talks move too slowly

A new wage and conditions of service deal for the retail motor industry is unlikely to be in place before the current agreement lapses.

Companies
5 days ago
Holdsport buys 100% of Second Skins
Holdsport buys 100% of Second Skins

The owner of the Sportsman’s Warehouse and Outdoor Warehouse stores has acquired a 100% interest in Second Skins.

Business News
5 days ago
Container trade falls - Maersk report
Container trade falls - Maersk report

China’s economic slowdown and the slump in commodity prices negatively affected SA’s container trade in the first quarter of this year.

Companies
5 days ago
Telkom ‘piggybacks’ Vumatel fibre
Telkom ‘piggybacks’ Vumatel fibre

Telkom’s move to piggyback on the open-access fibre network of Vumatel in Gauteng could pave the way for similar deals with ...

Companies
5 days ago
Metair expects drop in earnings
Metair expects drop in earnings

Complexities in the ramp-up for production of the new Toyota Hilux dented the financial results of Metair in the six months to June.