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 2020-04-01 03:19 

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World sport on this day, April 1...

From football to icy hockey, here are 10 standout events from the past 22 years...

 2020-04-01 03:19 

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ANDREA BURGENER: When it comes to cleanliness, best do away with gloves...

Gloves make little sense when used to stop the spread of pathogens....

 2020-04-01 03:19 

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MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Farewell to the father of the wine investment market...

Michael Broadbent was probably the last direct link to wines from the mid-18th century...

 2020-03-31 21:47 

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Covid-19 cases are rising 'slower than expected'...

However, Zweli Mkhize warns it is too early to gauge the effect of the national lockdown...

 2020-03-31 21:47 

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Hanratty takes Sanlam's helm during a critical time for SA...

Current CEO Ian Kirk will remain with the group until the end of the year...

 2020-03-31 21:47 

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SA passes first post-Moody's test with record bond auction demand...

The bid-to-cover ratio, a proxy for investor demand, was almost twice that of last week's auction, despite SA's new junk status rating...

 2020-03-31 20:52 

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Turmoil sent Bitcoin to worst level since crypto bubble burst...

Cryptocurrencies have been hit hard as markets around the world buckle amid the coronavirus crisis...

 2020-03-31 19:57 

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Market data — March 30 2020...

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

 2020-03-31 19:57 

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Eskom issues 'force majeure' to wind plants as demand falls during lockdown...

The power utility says independent wind-power producers will be compensated...

 2020-03-31 19:02 

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SA-born Conway on brink of debut for Black Caps...

International Cricket Council grants batsman exceptional circumstance dispensation to free him for selection...

 2020-03-31 19:01 

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TeleMasters shares fall despite bet on a new business model...

The company is moving away from the traditional variable billing service to subscription-based services...

 2020-03-31 19:01 

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We cannot afford to switch SA's economic engine off, says Oppenheimer...

Jonathan Oppenheimer says South Africa doesn't have the luxury of using fiscal stimulus to revive the economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-03-31 18:06 

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Government spells out support for spaza shops during lockdown...

Stores to benefit from an R500m fund to support small enterprises, but must meet certain conditions, including a willingness to buy locally made goods...

 2020-03-31 18:06 

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Sasol share surges despite more rating cuts...

Positive market reaction is due to producer's ability to secure oil hedging above current prices, analyst says...

 2020-03-31 17:11 

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Josef Zinnbauer is not the only coach to get Bucs off to a flying start...

Roger Da Sa equalled the stellar performance, but honours go to Zimbabwean Roy Barreto...

 2020-03-31 17:11 

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Spain suffers deadliest day as Europe considers extending lockdowns...

Total Spanish virus deaths rise by 849 to 8,189, while Italy and the Netherlands consider extending coronavirus measures...

 2020-03-31 17:11 

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MARKET WRAP: JSE has worst month in almost 12 years amid virus worries...

The rand and JSE gained on Tuesday as better-than-expected Chinese PMI data lifted global markets...

 2020-03-31 17:11 

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Glencore shelves dividend over Covid-19 concern...

Company braces itself for 'risk of material production disruption' due to pandemic...

 2020-03-31 16:16 

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Thando Ntini has huge promise as a Proteas all-rounder, says Titans coach...

The son of legendary fast bowler Makhaya has signed with the Pretoria team, leaving the Cobras in Cape Town...

 2020-03-31 16:15 

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MTN reducing stake in Nigerian business slowed by Covid-19...

The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic doesn't change the importance of selling part of the 79% shareholding to local investors, says CFO...

 2020-03-31 16:15 

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Trump pivots from the coronavirus to US infrastructure...

The US president called on Congress for $2-trillion for infrastructure because interest rates are close to zero — due to Covid-19...

 2020-03-31 16:15 

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Letter: SA's debt precipice beckons...

IMF may not care for our begging bowl once the government sees the fallout from Moody's downgrade...

 2020-03-31 15:21 

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Medicines regulator: do not use rapid home test kits for Covid-19...

The regulator says the tests are potentially inaccurate and may fail to detect the disease in its early stages, thus giving a false negative...

 2020-03-31 15:21 

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Formal jobs figures rose at the end of 2019 — before Covid-19...

Economists are gloomy about jobs numbers for 2020 with the coronavirus lockdown's effects likely to be felt in the second quarter...

 2020-03-31 15:21 

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Cricket SA close to deal with Graeme Smith for full-time job...

Decision expected next week on permanent post for acting director of cricket...

 2020-03-31 15:20 

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LETTER: Downgrade was inevitable, even without Covid-19...

The factors that brought about the downgrade will remain with us long after the pandemic has subsided...

 2020-03-31 15:20 

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R60m boost for community media amid Covid-19 crisis...

The MDDA says it is grateful for the 'vital contribution the community and small commercial media sector make to communities across SA'...

 2020-03-31 15:20 

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Tech giants seek respite on Indian digital tax...

Executives from the leading US firms including Google would like the tax put on hold for at least six months, people familiar with their position claim...

 2020-03-31 15:20 

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What the pandemic means for already-fragile emerging markets...

Stimulus efforts 'are largely insufficient to deal with a prolonged crisis, and it is crucial that current measures suffice to contain the pandemic globally'...

 2020-03-31 14:25 

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Chipmakers in good health as global lockdowns lift demand...

Micron Technology forecasts higher revenue as more people shop and work from home...

 2020-03-31 14:25 

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Steve Komphela implores citizens to look after each other...

Lamontville Golden Arrows coach uses his EQ as he takes to social media like never before while on lockdown...

 2020-03-31 14:25 

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Authorities receive record number of complaints against retailers milking Covid-19 crisis...

Most of the complaints relate to hand sanitisers, face masks and toilet paper, Competition Commission says...

 2020-03-31 14:25 

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CHRIS GILMOUR: Market at odds with African Rainbow's valuation of unlisted investments...

African Rainbow Capital Investments' discount to NAV remains stubbornly wide...

 2020-03-31 13:30 

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Millions of stateless people may not be treated for Covid-19...

Campaigners urge all countries to ensure their stateless, who may be too scared to report symptoms, get access to screening...

 2020-03-31 13:30 

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Lest we forget the informal sector during Covid-19...

The state must come up with a series of robust interventions that will cushion this segment of our economy before and after the crisis...

 2020-03-31 12:34 

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STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Lockdown more of an African than a 'white' solution...

Westerners are seen as the natural leaders, but for once Chinese, Koreans and Ethiopians are showing the way against Covid-19...

 2020-03-31 12:34 

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'Our basic needs are covered for now', but SA citizens stranded at Malaysia airport worry...

Allan Huysamen is one of the South Africans stuck in transit at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where he has been since March 25...

 2020-03-31 12:34 

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Rand firms as markets welcome upbeat Chinese data...

Meanwhile, government bonds found support on Tuesday morning during the weekly bond auction...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

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Ban on virtual consults with new patients dangerous, doctors say...

Unlike the rest of the world, SA will not allow medical doctors to use telemedicine for new patients during the Covid-19 pandemic...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

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Pubs and restaurants contravene lockdown rules...

The CIPC says certain companies not designated essential services have either fraudulently or negligently applied for such status...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

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Cosatu's unions declare dispute over salary increases...

This was after the unions rejected public service minister Senzo Mchunu's revised offer of a 4.4% pay increase...

 2020-03-31 11:39 

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Oil firms as Trump and Putin confab behind Saudi's back...

The two presidents have agreed to talks on energy market stabilisation as demand plummets...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

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PETER BRUCE: Can Cyril change the ANC's tune amid Moody's blues?...

Ramaphosa has to move ahead or get out of the way. Reform has to come or we all crumble, rich and poor, big companies and small...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

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Harmony cuts gold output to a quarter during lockdown...

SA's largest source of domestic gold shuts its nine underground mines and reduces output during the three-week Covid-19 lockdown...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

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US warehouse and delivery staff warn of stoppage over Covid-19...

Amazon and Instacart workers demand better safety measures and threaten a 'sick-out'...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

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WATCH: Why Moody's downgraded SA to junk...

Business Day editor Lukanyo Mnyanda, Intellidex's Peter Attard Montalto and economist Duma Gqubule talk to Business Day TV...

 2020-03-31 10:44 

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WATCH: Stock picks — oil and BAT...

Gary Booysen from RandSwiss and Ricus Reeders from PSG Wealth talk to Business Day TV...

 2020-03-31 09:49 

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Workforce Holdings says minimum wage hike has hit clients...

The group has opted not to pay a dividend for its 2019 year in a recessionary economy compounded by the coronavirus lockdown...

 2020-03-31 09:48 

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Lockdown: Pictures of the day...

Police officers and members of the SANDF patrolled the streets and various houses in Eldorado Park. There is a nationwide lockdown to halt the spread of the Covid-19 virus...

 2020-03-31 09:48 

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Lockdowns may slow Covid-19, but global economy is bleeding...

Developing countries, particularly, are feeling the financial pinch — and its poor are battling to find food...

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