7 things you need to know today
Compiled by Dhivana Rajgopaul
CAPE TOWN - Good morning. This is all the latest business news that you need to know today.
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has revealed that it suffered a R22 billion impact when the price of Sasol shares collapsed in March as a result of the oil price war.
Famous Brands, Africa’s leading food services franchisor, said yesterday that it slid into a first-half loss as the trading restrictions and poor performance by Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) continued to knock its performance.
Partially state-owned mobile operator Telkom yesterday urged the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) to investigate the roaming deals of rivals MTN and Vodacom, charging that effective competition was absent from the telecommunications sector.
The South African currency oscillated ahead of a stacked economic calendar, both at home and abroad, against a global risk-off mood backdrop fuelled by dwindling potential for new fiscal stimulus, United States election risk and a sharp rise in global coronavirus cases according to NKC Research.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni should show a credible path to debt stabilisation and in the longer term to debt reduction, DA MP Geordin Hill-Lewis said on Monday.
The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) is the only business school in Africa to feature in the prestigious Financial Times Rankings for its ground-breaking Executive MBA programme.
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., the indebted South African state power utility, will announce its annual results this week after a three-month delay.
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