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 2020-02-18 07:00 

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BHP warns coronavirus may bite commodities...

Commodity demand could fall should the viral outbreak not be contained by the end of March, diversified miner says...

 2020-02-18 07:00 

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Oil slips as traders worry about effect of coronavirus...

International Energy Agency expects global demand to fall by 435,000 barrels a day...

 2020-02-17 06:03 

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Oil dips ahead of data on effect of coronavirus on Asia demand...

Virus is set to cause demand to fall 435,000 barrels per day in the first quarter from the same period a year ago...

 2020-02-17 03:16 

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The science behind throwing a knockout punch...

Heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder exemplifies complex movement that involves most of the body, writes Devlin Brown...

 2020-02-17 03:16 

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Discovery loses appeal on basic-care benefits...

Regulator opens door for patients to force schemes to fund treatments unavailable in state sector...

 2020-02-17 03:16 

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Gwede Mantashe will not commit to renewable energy time frame...

Mineral resources & energy minister says he is not a ' 'fundamentalist' about bid window despite undertaking made by President Cyril Ramaphosa...

 2020-02-16 21:43 

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Democrats sharpen attacks on billionaire rival Michael Bloomberg...

Bloomberg faces criticism over past policies and 'crude, racist or misogynistic' comments...

 2020-02-16 19:53 

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Tesla's plan for Berlin factory put on hold by German court...

Berlin court blocks further forest clearing over environmental concerns...

 2020-02-16 18:57 

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Plenty of room for improvement, says Stormers coach...

John Dobson welcomes third Super Rugby win but admits the team is not firing on all cylinders...

 2020-02-16 18:57 

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LUKANYO MNYANDA: The good and the bad: lessons from Greece and the UK...

Greek turnaround reveals what can be achieved with a credible government...

 2020-02-16 18:57 

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Market data - February 14 2020...

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

 2020-02-16 18:02 

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Peter Moyo asks court to stop appointment of Old Mutual CEO...

Former CEO files an urgent application after a full bench of the high court opens the way for Old Mutual to seek a new boss...

 2020-02-16 18:02 

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GAVIN RICH: Why SA Rugby needs to keep Rassie happy...

A good start to our rugby on the field this year suddenly appears to be not so good off the field...

 2020-02-16 18:02 

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Pirates leave it late to down Leopards and keep title race alive...

Buccaneers do a smash and grab at Thohoyandou Stadium to take all the points back to Soweto...

 2020-02-16 17:07 

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New UK research & development agency will require nifty balancing...

A British version of the US's famed unit will need just enough failures and the right amount of funding, writes Tim Harford...

 2020-02-16 17:06 

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Rise in world defence spending hits a decade high...

China's military modernisation programme is alarming the US, which is also upping expenditure...

 2020-02-16 16:11 

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Development bank slams World Bank claim that it worsens Africa's debt problems...

We have good governance and transparency and do not lend too quickly, says AfDB...

 2020-02-16 16:11 

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LETTER: Airfares way too high...

Expensive Airlink fares put frequent visitor off travelling further in SA...

 2020-02-16 16:11 

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Retail stocks face another tough year as economic growth sputters...

Rising unemployment and the threat of load-shedding also cast a shadow over the sector...

 2020-02-16 15:16 

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Construction industry hails pledge to crack down on building criminals...

The president says specialised units will tackle illegal groups blamed for derailing projects worth billions...

 2020-02-16 15:16 

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SA rallies behind Northern Cape farmers amid woeful government drought relief...

Red meat production plummets, causing devastating losses and knock-on effects in communities...

 2020-02-16 15:16 

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Build-up to budget dwarfs expected jump in inflation...

Uncertainty about the budget hangs over the main data release this week — CPI — and what it means for interest rates...

 2020-02-16 15:16 

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AYABONGA CAWE: Tackling jobs crisis needs clear post-school pathways...

Statistics show a worrying reality of SA's unemployment trends...

 2020-02-16 14:21 

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: State of the nation address to come under scrutiny...

MPs will debate the president's speech during a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces...

 2020-02-16 14:20 

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Xi Jinping implicated in bungled early response to coronavirus...

Account appears to contradict the narrative that local officials were to blame for allowing the epidemic to spiral...

 2020-02-16 08:49 

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Coronavirus cases on Japan ship rise to 355...

Not all those on board have been tested due to limited supplies of testing kits and manpower...

 2020-02-15 22:40 

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VAT hike may be only option...

Another increase will not be popular, but Tito has few options...

 2020-02-15 22:40 

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Amazon founder sets the consumer pace with art and a Beverly Hills mansion...

The purchase comes after Jeff Bezos recently cashed in $4.1bn of Amazon shares...

 2020-02-15 22:40 

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Finding opportunity in times of uncertainty...

Both global and local uncertainty are affecting how economies and markets behave...

 2020-02-15 22:40 

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SAA pins hopes on ticket insurance...

Domestic flights will pose a challenge as travellers generally don't take out travel insurance...

 2020-02-15 22:40 

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Private hospitals seek specialist nurses in India to meet shortage...

Between 2008 and 2014, Life Healthcare SA employed 135 nurses from India...

 2020-02-15 22:40 

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HILARY JOFFE: Tito can pull a couple of levers, but they will take time to work...

Bleak budget numbers likely for at least next two years...

 2020-02-15 13:27 

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South Sudan president offers key compromise for peace...

Kiir and his counterpart chief Riek Machar are under increasing pressure to resolve their differences by February 22 and form a unity government...

 2020-02-15 12:32 

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Chinese tourist becomes Europe's first coronavirus death...

The 80-year-old Chinese man died at the Bichat hospital in Paris...

 2020-02-15 07:55 

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Reduced-nicotine cigarettes get FDA nod for 22nd Century...

Known as VLN, 22nd Century says its cigarettes have 95% less nicotine than normal ones, an easily verifiable metric...

 2020-02-15 07:55 

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LUNCH WITH THE FT: Nobel laureate Olga Tokarszuk on the impermanence of populist nationalism...

The Polish writer says nationalist populism is an anachronistic project, that identity is no longer singular but manifold and fluid...

 2020-02-15 07:55 

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Celebrating with two-ply in Singapore and Hong Kong...

Face masks and toilet paper are being given as timely, and essential, gifts to individuals and staff as supplies run out...

 2020-02-15 07:55 

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Sona 2020 — is the driver half-asleep at the wheel?...

The state of the nation address was all smoke and mirrors, lacking substance, that needed a good stir, writes Paul Hoffman...

 2020-02-14 17:10 

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MARKET WRAP: JSE caps second week of gains...

The rand also firmed on the day, ending its first week of gains in three...

 2020-02-14 17:10 

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Adapt IT to report more than 40% drop in earnings...

The technology group's results were affected by the difficult trading environment and the adoption of new accounting standards...

 2020-02-14 16:14 

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Good news for SAA as Flight Centre lifts its stop-sell suspension...

The global travel group, which stopped selling SAA tickets in November has reviewed its position and started selling them again...

 2020-02-14 15:22 

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Love and money: How soon should you bring it up with your partner?...

Before you expect your partner to merge their finances with yours, you should be able to manage your own...

 2020-02-14 15:22 

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Alviva shares fall sharply on expected earnings drop...

The tech company said its headlines earnings for the year to December dropped by as much as 46%...

 2020-02-14 15:21 

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Smart cities forgotten as Ramaphosa focuses on 'stark realities' in 2020 Sona...

EFF denied its spectacle as Modise keeps a firm grip on the house...

 2020-02-14 15:21 

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SACP welcomes plan to set up sovereign wealth fund...

The party wants the fund to hold equity stakes in companies on behalf of the nation, rather than individuals doing so as a result of BEE...

 2020-02-14 14:24 

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Wage agreement sacrosanct, not open for review, says union...

The government agreed a three-year public sector wage deal with Nehawu in 2018 that runs until the end of March 2021...

 2020-02-14 14:24 

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Sona 2020 long on promises, short on detail, says Fitch...

The ratings agency says little was said at the state of the nation address on key issues such as energy, public finances and land reform...

 2020-02-14 13:28 

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LETTER: The new virus: too soon to panic...

Jeremy Sampson is right about one aspect of this latest worldwide virus outbreak...

 2020-02-14 13:28 

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Anger, frustration, daily deaths — living with Covid-19 in China...

Chinese officials say 1,716 health workers were infected as of Tuesday, with $3.7bn spent on medical equipment and protective gear...

 2020-02-14 12:34 

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LETTER: Three swallows may not be enough...

The government must realise it needs to create an environment that eases the constraints of doing business...

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