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 2020-04-06 20:44 

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EU ministers near cornavirus rescue plan, but no 'coronabonds'...

Eurozone's 410bn bailout fund set to disappoint Italy and Spain...

 2020-04-06 20:44 

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Reserve Bank urges banks to halt dividends and bonuses...

Banks also asked to keep lending taps open amid SA's national lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19....

 2020-04-06 20:44 

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US stocks rise on hopes of slowing coronavirus deaths...

Dow, S&P and Nasdaq up more than 5% after a drop in the daily death toll in New York...

 2020-04-06 19:49 

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WATCH: Miners supplying Eskom to remain operational...

Department of mineral resources & energy director-general Thabo Mokoena talks to Business Day TV about essential services in the mining sector during the 21-day lockdown...

 2020-04-06 19:49 

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Boris Johnson moved to intensive care...

Conservative Party calls for foreign secretary Dominic Raab to formally take over leadership while Johnson is in hospital...

 2020-04-06 18:54 

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Fast bowler Dane Paterson aims to play English county cricket...

The 31-year old is negotiating a deal with an unnamed side in the UK...

 2020-04-06 18:54 

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WATCH: How Covid-19 is putting SA's aviation sector at risk...

Airline Association of Southern Africa CEO Chris Zweigenthal talks to Business Day TV about the effects of Covid-19 on the aviation sector...

 2020-04-06 18:53 

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Cellphone data can be used only for combating disease, says Covid-19 judge...

Retired Constitutional Court justice Kate O'Regan says any other use or disclosure of tracing information will be unlawful...

 2020-04-06 17:58 

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Lifting Covid-19 lockdown too early could have disastrous consequences, says asset manager...

Governments around the world have imposed lockdowns in a bid to contain and manage the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-04-06 17:58 

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Tripartite alliance says no to seeking Covid-19 support from IMF...

Alliance secretariat calls on the government to explore all domestic sources of funds, including retirement funds...

 2020-04-06 17:58 

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Cheap as it is, Sasol remains a gamble...

As the Sasol share price plummeted to well below R30 in recent weeks many wonder if now is the time to buy...

 2020-04-06 17:58 

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MARKET WRAP: Rand and JSE gain amid uptick in global risk sentiment...

The SA Reserve Bank said on Monday that the local economy could contract by between 2% and 4% in 2020 due to the virus...

 2020-04-06 17:03 

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Signs global football competitions could be completed...

Bayern Munich players return to training and Uefa denies seasons must end on August 5...

 2020-04-06 17:03 

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EU warns that Copyright Amendment Bill will hit SA...

Ambassador says bill will have negative effects on creative community and foreign investments...

 2020-04-06 17:03 

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Vodacom and Safaricom buy M-Pesa platform from UK-based Vodafone...

The brand is the largest payments app in Africa with 40-million users, processing over a billion transactions every month...

 2020-04-06 17:03 

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Distressed farmers to get access to R1.2bn government grant...

Small-scale farmers will get some relief as agricultural commodity prices and demand from Asia decline...

 2020-04-06 17:03 

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Aluminium's future looks dim in the absence of significant supply cuts...

It's been a bad year for the base metal, with demand having slowed for a decade even before the virus crisis struck...

 2020-04-06 16:08 

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Richard Branson shifts Virgin Galactic stake to tax haven...

The move is unrelated to Branson's request for UK backing for Virgin Atlantic Airways, and many of his businesses do pay UK tax...

 2020-04-06 16:08 

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CAROL PATON: SA needs to prepare for the worst before the storm breaks...

As Covid-19 infections slowly rise, the Treasury's immediate concerns should be protective equipment, relief for the poor and support for businesses...

 2020-04-06 16:08 

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Western Cape records second death from Covid-19...

The province's department of social development sends out 50,000 food parcels to eligible households...

 2020-04-06 15:13 

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Coronavirus brings trouble for F1...

Zak Brown warns that the sport could lose up to four of its 10 teams...

 2020-04-06 15:12 

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EasyJets founder ups the stakes in battle over huge aircraft order...

Airline's biggest shareholder insists 4.5bn deal with Airbus should be cancelled...

 2020-04-06 15:12 

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Market data — April 3 2020...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2020-04-06 14:17 

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BUSI MAVUSO: Kick-starting the economy is an urgent but delicate matter...

How to restart a stalled economy in SA, and when, after the Covid-19 shutdown is the great question of our time...

 2020-04-06 14:17 

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British boxer Nigel Benn reveals his coronavirus loss...

Former world champion announces his brother's death from Covid-19...

 2020-04-06 14:17 

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Sharing is caring for Henley Business School...

Free online access to education during the Covid-19 pandemic...

 2020-04-06 14:17 

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City of Cape Town, government in feud over refugee housing...

Mayor says the state, via Saps, hastily moved the asylum seekers to sites that are not conducive to containing Covid-19...

 2020-04-06 13:22 

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Jockeys hope for financial assistance from sport department...

Riders seen as self-employed sportsmen who cannot earn while the sport is suspended...

 2020-04-06 13:22 

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Telecom masts set alight as social media fuels the flames of 5G virus conspiracy...

Despite the lack of evidence that new tech contributes to Covid-19, the UK government is battling to convince fearful citizens otherwise...

 2020-04-06 13:22 

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Budget deficit will reach world war levels, says SA Reserve Bank...

The Bank warned that the deficit could exceed 10% of GDP this year due to the coronavirus...

 2020-04-06 13:22 

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CLAIRE BISSEKER: What path will SA choose once the lockdown ends?...

A prolonged shutdown will destroy the informal sector and plunge more people into poverty...

 2020-04-06 12:27 

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How Africa's central banks are tackling the effects of Covid-19...

In countries such as SA, the burden of support has fallen on the central bank because the government lacks the resources to provide stimulus...

 2020-04-06 12:26 

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Employers body vows to combat effects of Covid-19 pandemic...

The International Organisation of Employers has called for the mobilisation of resources for a global Covid-19 fund...

 2020-04-06 12:26 

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We have seen poverty start to increase again in the UK, experts say...

'It seems like people in sectors involved with furloughing or even in less secure positions are going to be in serious trouble'...

 2020-04-06 12:26 

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Bafana face three games in a week...

Fifa plans to get international calendar of matches back on track before the end of the year...

 2020-04-06 11:31 

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Icasa seeks to speed up temporary allocation of radio spectrum...

But Icasa says the emergency release of spectrum does not 'negate the processes under way for permanent assignment of spectrum through an auction'...

 2020-04-06 11:31 

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Coronavirus as a raging brand mechanism...

The strategic brand narrative around Covid-19 contains all the elements required of a primal brand: a creation story, creed, icons, rituals, a specialised lexicon, nonbelievers and leader...

 2020-04-06 11:31 

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Market crash a threat to many pensions...

Devalued savings will not support high income levels...

 2020-04-06 11:31 

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Global markets lifts as Covid-19 death toll in Europe subsides...

However, the number of new coronavirus cases jumped in China on Sunday, while the number of asymptomatic cases surged too...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

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ALLAN GREENBLO: Ground has shifted for SA retirement funds...

Covid-19 and the recent ratings downgrades deal a double blow to retirement funds...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

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Moody's leaves MTN's rating unchanged...

This comes after SA's sovereign rating was downgraded to junk status in March...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

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Lockdown: Latest coronavirus numbers...

Number of Covid-19 infections in SA rises to 1,655, an increase of 70 from the previous day...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

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Oil falls as Russia and Saudi Arabia delay output cut meeting...

Opec+ is expected to now meet on Thursday to discuss cutting production by 10% of world supply to deal with the price crisis...

 2020-04-06 10:36 

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Covid-19 lockdown is old hat for Myanmar's former political prisoners...

Pro-democracy activist Bo Kyi was one of thousands jailed, spending eight years behind bars in the 1990s...

 2020-04-06 09:40 

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WATCH: Leadership in the time of coronavirus...

Prof Nick Binedell of from Gibs talks to Business Day TV about what future generations will say about leadership during the pandemic...

 2020-04-06 09:40 

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Abandoned to die alone at home — how virus claims scores in Italy as doctors shun home visits...

Lack of primary health care is proving just as costly because medics cannot or will not make home visits, doctors say...

 2020-04-06 09:40 

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Auction delays could affect going-concern status, Gemfields says...

The group generates about 90% of its revenue from auctions, and these may be delayed until the fourth quarter of 2020...

 2020-04-06 09:40 

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JSE gains as global mood lifts...

Investors comforted by declining new deaths in some countries...

 2020-04-06 08:45 

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WATCH: What can the IMF do to steady SA?...

Stanlib chief economist Kevin Lings and Cannon Asset Managers CEO Adrian Saville talk to Business Day TV about assistance from the IMF...

 2020-04-06 08:45 

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Wanted Online: Award-winning musician, academic, family man: Nduduzo Makhathini and all that jazz...

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