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 2020-04-02 12:00 

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Market turmoil resumes as Covid-19 fears deepen...

Psychology has impacted asset prices, and with more people realising that the virus could reach them in some way or has infected someone they know....

 2020-04-02 11:38 

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African governments team up with tech giants to fight coronavirus lies...

Governments across Africa are teaming up with technology giants including Facebook and WhatsApp to fight misinformation about coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 11:32 

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CIPC takes key functions online, suspends business rescue proceedings...

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission have taken some of its key services online....

 2020-04-02 11:30 

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Property industry approaches Treasury for help...

The listed property industry, already one of the worst-performing sectors on the JSE, has approached the National Treasury for financial relief....

 2020-04-02 11:24 

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WHO secures 2 million USD to contain Covid-19 pandemic in Africa...

The grant will contribute toward a 50-million-dollar WHO preparedness and response plan, which other partners including the United Nations system, are also supporting....

 2020-04-02 11:24 

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WHO secures $2m to contain Covid-19 pandemic in Africa...

The grant will contribute toward a 50-million-dollar WHO preparedness and response plan, which other partners including the United Nations system, are also supporting....

 2020-04-02 11:00 

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Supermarkets hiked food by 10% ahead of lockdown regulations...

Supermarkets have come under fire for allegedly marking up prices ahead of the gazetting of pricing regulations under the Disaster Management Act related to Covid-19...

 2020-04-02 10:49 

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Nedbank pledges R12m to help alleviate the Covid-19 pandemic...

Nedbank has committed to helping alleviate hunger and provide emergency relief to the most vulnerable South African communities....

 2020-04-02 10:43 

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SAA, Airlink working on ticket revalidation and booking re-accommodation solution...

The unprecedented nature of the Covid-19 crisis had compelled SAA to reassess and amend their respective refund policy....

 2020-04-02 10:30 

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FNB has announced a new eBucks partner, Clicks...

FNB's partnership with Clicks will allow eBucks customers to earn and spend eBucks at Clicks stores and online....

 2020-04-02 09:40 

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7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2020-04-02 09:34 

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Telkom steps up fight against Covid-19 with track-and-trace solution...

Telkom said it had partnered with Samsung to distribute 1 500 handsets to trackers across the country....

 2020-04-02 09:30 

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Sars shortfall of R66bn an improvement on 2019...

Revenue collection in the country worsened during the financial year to the end March....

 2020-04-02 09:14 

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Uganda medical aid scheme will not cover Covid-19 patients...

Medical aid company International Air Ambulance (IAA) Healthcare says it will not pick up the bills for clients in Uganda infected with Covid-19....

 2020-04-02 09:09 

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The latest statistics on volume and growth of online trading...

Digital markets are accessed by millions of individuals across the world and we have the latest facts and figures related to growth....

 2020-04-02 09:00 

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TMH Africa achieves milestone certification from welding institution...

TMH Africa chief executive Jerome Boyet said welding was the backbone of the company's manufacturing operations....

 2020-04-02 08:30 

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Eskom tells country's wind farmers to stop producing electricity...

South Africa's 22 wind farm power operators say that they were not consulted about Eskom's plan for them to cease producing electricity....

 2020-04-02 07:39 

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Earn commission by reselling cloud mining packages online...

With SAFCOIN you can now become a reseller and earn a commission from home when reselling discounted cloud mining packages to the public, online....

 2020-04-02 07:30 

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A deepening jobless crisis looms...

Frankly speaking, the state doesn't have the "bazookas" to respond to the economic and jobs crises....

 2020-04-02 07:01 

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WATCH: Rand is clobbered as fears mount over a global economic recession...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2020-04-02 06:42 

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Cell C plan for free daily lifeline data...

Cell C's prepaid customers can expect some relief from next month after the mobile operator committed to providing free daily lifeline data....

 2020-04-02 05:30 

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Quantifying the economic cost of livestock disease outbreaks...

The world is reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and South Africa is no exception....

 2020-04-02 05:00 

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Algeria's troubling economic fears as the Covid-19 pandemic adds pressure...

Algeria's economic and sociopolitical challenges, among others, have raised concerns about the country's capacity to deal with the global crisis...

 2020-04-02 04:30 

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Mozambik partners with TutorBox to launch online high school catch-up classes...

Mozambik has partnered with education group TutorBox, Mix 93.8FM, Edgars Club and Mango Airlines to launch free online high school catch-up classes....

 2020-04-01 20:30 

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India's top carmaker Maruti Suzuki reports 16% sales fall...

Sales at India's biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India, which sells one in every two cars in the country, fell 16 percent in the last fiscal year....

 2020-04-01 19:30 

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TymeBank's SendMoney service has now been made 100% free...

TymeBank has announced that they will be offering support to its customers during the coronavirus pandemic by making its SendMoney service free...

 2020-04-01 18:30 

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Zambia Eurobonds extend losses as country flags restructure...

Zambia's Eurobonds extended losses on Wednesday and its currency tumbled to a record low....

 2020-04-01 17:48 

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Covid-19: Experts says SA should brace for massive job losses...

South Africans should brace themselves for significant job losses in the next few months as a result of disruptions caused by Covid-19, warn economists....

 2020-04-01 17:30 

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Big hike in MTN bosses' salaries...

Chief executive Rob Shuter received a 26percent increase in his total package to R58.2m...

 2020-04-01 16:30 

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South African factory sentiment weighed down by virus lockdown...

Sentiment in South Africa's manufacturing industry had the worst quarter in 11 years....

 2020-04-01 15:30 

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Hospitals tell U.S. doctors they'll be fired if they speak out about lack of gear...

Hospitals are threatening to fire health-care workers who publicize their working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic -- and have in some cases followed through....

 2020-04-01 14:30 

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More people employed in fourth quarter...

South Africa's unemployment rate continued to slip in the fourth quarter of 2019, despite a slight uptick in formal non-agriculture jobs....

 2020-04-01 14:09 

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Numsa condemns Comair's retrenchment plans...

Numsa has condemned Comair's proposed retrenchment of 200 employees to improve efficiency....

 2020-04-01 13:30 

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Capital & Regional keeps shopping centres open...

Capital & Regional, the UK-based property group also listed on the JSE, said yesterday that all seven of its community shopping centres remained open....

 2020-04-01 12:30 

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Moody's decision comes amid further currency weakness and higher bond yields - FNB...

On Friday, 27 March 2020 Moody's downgraded South Africa's sovereign credit rating to sub-investment grade while maintaining a negative outlook....

 2020-04-01 11:30 

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Pick n Pay rolls out perspex screens at till points to prevent the spread of Covid-19...

Perspex screens are being rolled out at all Pick n Pay till points countrywide as preventative measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-04-01 10:30 

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MTN to move ahead on Nigeria stock sale amid market turmoil...

MTN Group Ltd. will push on with a plan to reduce its majority stake in the wireless carrier's Nigerian business....

 2020-04-01 09:46 

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South Africa should seek IMF funding to deal with pandemic - IIF...

South Africa should seek funding from the International Monetary Fund given its high debt levels....

 2020-04-01 09:39 

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Confidence on the rise among uncertainty...

The FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index rose for a fourth consecutive quarter to 24points in the first three months of 2020....

 2020-04-01 09:38 

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Woolworths to close all Country Road stores in Australia amid coronavirus...

Woolworths Holdings has temporarily closed all Country Road Group stores in Australia....

 2020-04-01 09:30 

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Demand for online services drives Naspers' shares higher...

A bad start to the year for stocks? That hasn't applied to Naspers Ltd....

 2020-04-01 09:08 

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Unions oppose SA Express business rescue liquidation bid...

Unions Numsa and the SA Cabin Crew Association are at loggerheads with the government over the application by business rescue practitioners....

 2020-04-01 08:37 

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Rand trades on the front foot...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world....

 2020-04-01 08:30 

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Trust to trust: Are your and your family's wealth protected in a trust?...

A trust deed contains a clause, which triggers the immediate removal of a trustee in the event of his or her sequestration or liquidation....

 2020-04-01 07:56 

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SA banks cut deeper into junk by Fitch on virus...

The credit ratings of South Africa's five largest banks were downgraded deeper into junk territory by Fitch Ratings....

 2020-04-01 07:30 

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The role of probable spatial progression and Covid-19...

Dr Tshepo Mabela, an official in the Presidency, at the weekend unveiled the probable spatial progression and intensity of the pandemic....

 2020-04-01 06:27 

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Sasol shines a bit brighter after progress with hedging programme...

Sasol shined a little brighter after reporting that it was making progress with its hedging programme aimed at absorbing further oil price shocks....

 2020-04-01 05:30 

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Is the SA Reserve Bank doing Quantitative Easing?...

The time for QE is long overdue and the Covid-19 has added more urgency....

 2020-04-01 05:00 

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BUSINESS/PARTNERS ready to take applications for the Rupert funding this week...

The disruption brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has left many small and medium-sized enterprises across the world uncertain about their future....

 2020-04-01 04:30 

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SA corporates pledge financial support to fight coronavirus in SA...

South Africa's large corporates on Tuesday continued to pledge financial support to the aid the government's response to the Covid-19 crisis....

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