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 2018-07-23 16:41 

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MARKET WRAP: JSE starts week on negative note as industrials and banks retreat...

Markets have seesawed in recent months, reacting to heightened rhetoric on trade, with investors fearing an escalating global trade war...

 2018-07-23 16:41 

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Top Fiat Chrysler executive Alfredo Altavilla leaves after new CEO named...

The resignation raises the stakes for CEO Mike Manley when he faces investors on Wednesday...

 2018-07-23 16:41 

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Google's attempts to settle antitrust probe was 'too little too late'...

The EU's competition commissioner says the whopping 4.3bn penalty handed to the search giant could have been avoided if it had reached out earlier...

 2018-07-23 15:41 

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PIC's Dan Matjila will hear his fate by the end of the week...

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene is planning to announce 'decisive steps' to deal with governance issues at the PIC as well as allegations of dodgy dealings against its CEO...

 2018-07-23 15:41 

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How do you store a universe worth of data? Three SA universities have the answer...

We already have the technology to know how the universe was made, but the challenge for scientists now is to store and process the massive amounts of data needed to do this...

 2018-07-23 15:41 

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Outcry over move to classify education an essential service...

Teachers unions and Equal Education say it will take away teachers' right to strike and won't solve any of the real problems facing education...

 2018-07-23 15:40 

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More than 57-million people live in SA, with Gauteng the most populous province...

Statistics SA figures show that there is about a six-year gap in life expectancy between men and women, and about 30% of the population is younger than 15 years...

 2018-07-23 14:40 

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Mkuseli Apleni 'misused taxpayers' money', Public Servants Association says...

The PSA is pleased the Home Affairs director-general has resigned, saying he will be remembered for implementing weekend working hours without compensation...

 2018-07-23 14:40 

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Rand on the back foot as global tension casts shadow on emerging markets...

There is still an air of uncertainty about trade tension, analysts say, after Donald Trump's comments last week that further tariffs could be imposed on China...

 2018-07-23 13:40 

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PETER BRUCE: Cyril's chance to consolidate power...

The big loser in this weekend's provincial elections was Jacob Zuma; it makes no sense to support him any longer...

 2018-07-23 13:40 

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Emirates has no plans to invest in struggling SAA...

The national airline is hoping for an investor to save it from financial disaster and avoid more government bailouts, but the Gulf carrier has ruled out being its saviour...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

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About 330 sewer blockages per day in Cape Town cost the city R170m a year...

City official Xanthea Limberg says residents are abusing the sewerage system, with items including garden chairs and car engines being found discarded...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

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Systems are down 20 times a month at Home Affairs due to power outages...

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the downtimes due to power cuts and problems with Telkom lines affected the department's service delivery...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

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AngloGold Ashanti appoints Barrick's Kelvin Dushnisky as CEO...

The company has replaced departing CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan with the president of the world's number one gold producer...

 2018-07-23 12:40 

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As dollar picks up again, gold slides towards one-year low...

A war of words between US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani helped to lift prices only briefly...

 2018-07-23 12:39 

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Brics loans to Eskom and Transnet in the spotlight ahead of summit...

Civil Brics Forum says their poor financial track records should have disqualified them for loans from the New Development Bank...

 2018-07-23 12:39 

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Duduzane Zuma is in Dubai but 'will be back' his lawyer assures...

Rudi Krause says Zuma's bail conditions specifically provide for him to travel, and returning to Dubai is in compliance with those...

 2018-07-23 11:39 

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Mexican leftist appeals to 'anti-establishment' Trump, seeks new Nafta deal...

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, in an upbeat letter to Trump, says he wants to 'start a new chapter in the relationship between Mexico and the US'...

 2018-07-23 11:39 

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Zim poll: the bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it's a close race...

A new survey says the opposition MDC-Alliance is rapidlyclosing the gap on the ruling party, casting doubts on a clear-cut victory for the post-Mugabe Zanu-PF...

 2018-07-23 11:39 

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What to watch as commodities rout takes hold...

It is a busy week as commodity companies release their results just as investors fret about the fall-out from rising trade tension...

 2018-07-23 11:39 

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Mduduzi Manana off the hook for alleged assault on domestic worker...

The NPA announces that it will drop the case against the former deputy minister of education as it has no chance of a successful prosecution...

 2018-07-23 11:39 

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Fiat Chrysler shares drop after Sergio Marchionne quits due to ill health...

Marchionne has suffered serious complications following surgery on his shoulder in June and 'will not come back to work', the vehicle giant says...

 2018-07-23 10:38 

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Controversial home affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni quits...

Malusi Gigaba praised Apleni's contribution to improving financial management and service delivery at the department since 2009...

 2018-07-23 10:38 

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EDITOR'S LUNCHBOX: Farm ownership by black South African higher than thought...

This is how Naspers secured backing for its pay policy, and do we really pay attention to Madiba and Obama's messages?...

 2018-07-23 10:38 

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No more ANC support for Jacob Zuma, Sihle Zikalala vows...

The newly elected KwaZulu-Natal leader's backing for the NEC's decision — flouted by previous leaders in the province — cuts off a key support for Zuma...

 2018-07-23 10:38 

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SA's hotels lose out as tourists turn their attention to other holiday spots...

Statistics SA reports that local hotels suffered a decline in income as foreign tourist numbers fell in May...

 2018-07-23 09:38 

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Eskom swings into net loss as finance costs soar...

Auditor says its going-concern status is in doubt, though it announced improvements in operational performance, and governance and controls...

 2018-07-23 09:38 

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Multiparty democracy is the only option, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says...

Ethiopia's ruling party has also announced plans to open up state monopolies, including sugar, airlines and telecommunications, to foreign investors...

 2018-07-23 09:38 

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Bond market takes a knock on Japanese policy uncertainty...

European stock markets fell on Trump's threats of further tariffs on US imports from China, as investors brace for a bumper week of corporate earnings...

 2018-07-23 09:38 

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Comrades winner vows to stand up to Athletics SA's attempts to 'bully' her...

Athletics SA has started disciplinary action against Ann Ashworth that could lead to her being banned from running and even possibly stripped of her crown...

 2018-07-23 08:38 

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Death toll in Islamic State Afghan suicide blast rises...

More than 100 people were injured in the explosion that took place near Kabul's airport on the return of deputy president and former warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum...

 2018-07-23 08:38 

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A tight leash on costs helps Petra Diamonds whittle away its debt pile...

The diamond miner says higher prices and improved production led to an increase in full-year revenue...

 2018-07-23 08:38 

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Rand weakens as tariff jitters take hold...

The failure of G-20 officials to reach an accord on trade issues at the weekend keeps risk assets under pressure, with local focus on the looming Brics summit...

 2018-07-23 07:38 

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Daniel Mminele is clear on central bank independence: it is 'absolutely sacrosanct'...

The Reserve Bank's deputy governor also warned of the risks of escalating trade tension, saying 'there are no winners from a trade war'...

 2018-07-23 07:38 

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Glencore exits platinum as Amplats buys its stake in the Mototolo joint venture...

Anglo American Platinum enjoyed a robust first half, returning R1bn to shareholders, and declared an upfront payment of R800m for Mototolo...

 2018-07-23 07:38 

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WATCH: Stock pick — AB InBev...

Warren Jeffery from Nedbank Private Wealth talks to Business Day TV about Anheuser-Busch InBev, his stock pick of the day...

 2018-07-23 07:38 

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THE FT COLUMN: Europe should weigh its response to US tariff threats with care...

The EU is in no position to win a trade war, and its members' interests are not aligned, writes Wolfgang Mnchau...

 2018-07-23 07:38 

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WATCH: What SA needs to do to attract investors...

EY markets and business development lead Schalk Barnard talks to Business Day TV about foreign direct investment...

 2018-07-23 07:38 

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Blade Nzimande commends police for swift response to deadly taxi driver ambush...

The transport minister has condemned the killing of 11 taxi drivers in KwaZulu-Natal, saying such killings are 'symbolic of organised crime'...

 2018-07-23 06:38 

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China rallies Brics support as Trump trade war heats up...

China, Brazil, Russia, India and SA have agreed to 'fight against trade protectionism together', China's finance ministry says, after a G20 meeting and ahead of a Brics summit...

 2018-07-23 06:38 

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Gold holds steady as dollar slips to almost two-week low...

Metal is hardly changed after President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve's rate tightening policy takes its toll on the greenback...

 2018-07-23 06:37 

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Sanlam's campaign The 200 Year Old includes a podcast series...

The 200 Year Old, a four-part podcasting series produced the King James Group, illustrates the benefits of podcasting for marketers...

 2018-07-23 05:37 

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SPECIAL REPORT: The truth about land ownership in South Africa...

'A total of 17,439 million ha have been transferred from white ownership since 1994, which is equal to 21% of the 82,759 million ha of farmland in freehold in South Africa'...

 2018-07-23 05:37 

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What to look out for this week for clues to SA's economic health...

The Brics summit dominates a quiet week on the economic front, though second-tier economic data such as tourism stats and producer inflation are due...

 2018-07-23 05:37 

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Asian shares dip, drama in Japanese bond market...

The dollar eased in response to Donald Trump's attack on the Federal Reserve's tighter monetary policy...

 2018-07-23 04:38 

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Brics summit should attract most attention...

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will open a conference in Sandton on SA's key finance priorities for the Brics summit, writes Sunita Menon...

 2018-07-23 04:38 

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ANC elective conferences shore up Ramaphosa...

The new provincial leadership in contested Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal is a blow to Zuma loyalists...

 2018-07-23 04:38 

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Small business boon as state rolls out new clearing house model across SA...

Only Gauteng and the North West have so far implemented the model...

 2018-07-23 04:37 

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Why PIC's execs got the bullet...

The departure of two executives from the PIC is linked to the bank scandal. The FM has uncovered disturbing deals involving these executives...

 2018-07-23 04:37 

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JUSTICE MALALA: It's time to shut up and get some stuff done...

'Before Barack Obama became US president in 2008 we were talking about universal healthcare. Ten years later we are still talking about it'...

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