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 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....

 2020-03-31 20:30 

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How to sanitise your finances...

Minimising the long-term impact of Covid-19 on our household finances is critical at this time....

 2020-03-31 19:30 

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Atlantic Leaf in a strong liquidity position...

UK-based and JSE-listed real estate investment trust Atlantic Leaf said it was in a strong liquidity position....

 2020-03-31 18:30 

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Wind-power industry heads for record year...

Developers are set to boost capacity by 9% this year to 66,422 megawatts, according BloombergNEF....

 2020-03-31 17:30 

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Covid-19 and Competition Law: clothes, coffee shops, care services and more...

What businesses in the retail sector need to know about competition law in the time of Covid-19....

 2020-03-31 17:00 

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12L Tax Incentive delivers billions of rand in energy savings rebate...

At the forefront of the incentive's energy savings were the mining and manufacturing industries, both rolling out 69 certified projects each since 2015....

 2020-03-31 16:30 

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Snapchat's new filter advises people on how to stay safe during coronavirus pandemic...

Snapchat will be doing their part in joining the larger public health efforts to help slow the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 16:00 

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Responding to a disaster doesn't give National Treasury more alternatives...

Tito Mboweni gives a rich picture of the government's financial position and its inability to respond to the economic challenges and the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 15:30 

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Worst ever quarter for South African stocks has a gold lining...

South Africa's stock market is set for its worst quarter on record as the coronavirus ravages global equities....

 2020-03-31 14:30 

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Here's how much a downgrade to junk will cost South Africa...

What's the cost of becoming junk? South Africa will soon find out....

 2020-03-31 14:27 

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Nedbank to help facilitate loans to small business for new Oppenheimer trust...

Nedbank will be helping facilitate the distribution of loans to small businesses for the newly launched South African Future Trust (SAFT)....

 2020-03-31 14:22 

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Massmart says it has enough funding to weather lockdown...

Massmart said on Monday it was confident it had sufficient funding in place to weather a 21-day nationwide lockdown....

 2020-03-31 14:20 

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TFG will suspend store rental payments due to lockdown...

TFG said it will suspend store rental payments for April due to a country-wide coronavirus 21-day lockdown that has forced all its stores to temporarily close....

 2020-03-31 14:08 

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Business as (un)usual during Covid-19...

How to earn 18% pa with Opportunity Private Capital, who offer proven high fixed annual returns, fixed asset-backed security and secure structures to protect investors....

 2020-03-31 13:42 

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SA lockdown: Watchdog probes hundreds of complaints of excessive pricing by retailers...

The Competition Commission said on Tuesday it was investigating over 300 complaints against retailers and suppliers for charging excessive prices for essential products during the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-31 13:34 

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Coronavirus in SA: SA startup launches gamified e-learning platform...

South African-based EdTech startup, Digemy, has launched a data-light e-learning platform to educate Africa on coronavirus Covid-19....

 2020-03-31 13:30 

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Barloworld confident that it has headroom to weather the storm...

Barloworld said trading in the five months to end February was challenging due to low business confidence....

 2020-03-31 12:30 

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Netcare removes its 2020 earnings guidance...

Netcare has decided to remove its earnings guidance for the year to end September due to uncertainty around the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-03-31 12:00 

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What does life after lockdown look like for business?...

With the 21-day nationwide lockdown in place, the full effects will now ripple through all sectors and industries at least until the end of this year....

 2020-03-31 11:59 

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The impact of coronavirus and self-isolation on the tech industry...

'Do not touch' is probably the most important precautionary three words given the current global situation due to the Covid-19 aka Coronavirus pandemic that we face. The impact on every economy, industry and aspect of our lives is being re-calcula...

 2020-03-31 11:30 

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Sanlam reserves R760m for Covid-19...

Financial services group Sanlam yesterday flagged that it had coronavirus (Covid-19) reserves of R760 million to fight the pandemic....

 2020-03-31 10:30 

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FirstRand establishes R100m Pandemic Intervention Relief Effort...

FirstRand yesterday established a R100m SA Pandemic Intervention and Relief Effort fund to assist the government,...

 2020-03-31 10:00 

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Global Bitcoin mining revenue increases 10 times in three years...

Cointelegraph reported on Tuesday that Bitcoin had in total suffered just 10 percent from the coronavirus outbreak, which obliterated stocks....

 2020-03-31 09:47 

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Sanlam appoints new CEO, to take over by July...

South Africa's largest insurer Sanlam announced new faces to its top three jobs on Tuesday....

 2020-03-31 09:30 

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Solidarity Fund receives more than R500m in donations to fight virus...

The Solidarity Fund that was established a week ago to fight the spread of the coronavirus yesterday announced that it had received more than R500m....

 2020-03-31 09:20 

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How to create a secure password in 2020...

Approximately 81% of breaches are caused by weak or re-used passwords, according to the Verizon Data Breach Report....

 2020-03-31 09:20 

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How to create a secure password in 2020...

Approximately 81% of breaches are caused by weak or re-used passwords, according to the Verizon Data Breach Report....

 2020-03-31 09:19 

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Moody's downgrade a mixed blessing for SA...

Anchor Capital fund manager Nolan Wapenaar said: "It's not the end of the world, we're still on the field and we can make it back to where we were..."...

 2020-03-31 09:09 

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WhatsApp may introduce 'Expiring Messages' Here are all the details...

There have been some new and exciting updates for WhatsApp on Android devices....

 2020-03-31 09:09 

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WhatsApp may introduce 'Expiring Messages' Here are all the details...

There have been some new and exciting updates for WhatsApp on Android devices....

 2020-03-31 09:04 

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Samsung says chip factory worker tests positive for coronvirus, output not affected...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said that one of its chip factory workers in South Korea had tested positive for coronavirus, but its output has not been affected....

 2020-03-31 09:04 

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Samsung says chip factory worker tests positive for coronvirus, output not affected...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said that one of its chip factory workers in South Korea had tested positive for coronavirus, but its output has not been affected....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

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Sasol jumps after locking in fuel prices...

Sasol Ltd. has started a hedging program as it looks to tackle plummeting prices and a crash in demand for its oil products and chemicals....

 2020-03-31 08:32 

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Standard Bank withdraws guidance over coronavirus...

Standard Bank withdrew its financial guidance citing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus which has forced SA into a 21-day lockdown....

 2020-03-31 08:30 

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Tax subsidy of R500-a-month for low earners...

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has announced the introduction of a tax subsidy to employers of up to R500 a month....

 2020-03-31 08:19 

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Brent crude tumbles to 18-year low to below $20 a barrel overnight...

Brent crude tumbled to an 18-year low overnight yesterday before slightly recovering....

 2020-03-31 08:18 

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SA downgrade reverberates through the JSE...

Ratings agency Moody's decision to downgrade South Africa's sovereign credit rating to sub-investment grade reverberated throughout the JSE yesterday....

 2020-03-31 08:15 

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FNB looking at customers that were already in trouble before...

FNB CEO Jacques Celliers said FNB was still working on solutions for customers who did not qualify for this first phase of its Covid-19 support....

 2020-03-31 07:30 

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How to strengthen society in a time of crisis...

Development foundations and philanthropic organisations should play an indispensable role in the national response to the Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-03-31 07:06 

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WATCH: Rand slumps to a record low against the greenback...

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

 2020-03-31 06:40 

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Ford teams up with General Electric to produce 50 000 ventilators...

Ford said the simplified ventilator design relies on air pressure, without the need for electricity....

 2020-03-31 06:30 

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Web based guide for businesses on how to apply for finance relief...

Spartan SME Finance opened a web-based guidance resource, called the Covid-19 Relief Registry....

 2020-03-31 05:30 

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Our society mirrors the dichotomy between the haves and have-nots....

Perhaps, the coronavirus crises presents the perfect opportunity to rapidly implement the various infrastructural reforms....

 2020-03-31 04:30 

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JSE launches virtual AGMs - historic first for SA...

The JSE said it had partnered with The Meeting Specialist (TMS) to launch fully remote and web-based shareholder meeting annual general meetings....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

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South Africa loosens pollution limits even as virus sets in...

South Africa has doubled emission limits for sulfur dioxide pollution that will come into effect April 1....

 2020-03-30 20:30 

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FinTech disruptors set to shake up SA financial services...

FinTechs are challenger brands that use technologies to offer completely new products and services....

 2020-03-30 19:30 

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Share to watch: Remgro hit from Covid-19 hard to quantify yet...

On March 18 Remgro released half-year results, with headline earnings per share up 2.14%....

 2020-03-30 18:30 

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Financial Markets improved despite volatility and Covid-19...

The release of core economic data that prove that the recession around the world is well and alive...

 2020-03-30 17:30 

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Global maritime transport and coronavirus...

As the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic, the global maritime transport industry is playing a critical role in their response....

 2020-03-30 16:44 

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Interim CEO leaves SA Express after 18 months...

Siza Mzimela is leaving SA Express after 18 months as entering CEO "to pursue other options", the airline's board said....

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