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The Sunday Times's weekly Business Times section. A selection of this content is also featured in various sections of BDlive
Ketso Gordhan.  Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO

Ketso out in the cold?

19 hour(s) ago

Workers who hold a 6% stake in the company are likely to be unhappy about the potential loss of Gordhan

Business Times

Full steam ahead for resurgent Transnet

Picture: JEAN LOUIS HUISMAN
14 hour(s) ago

Siyabonga Gama has presided over an impressive turnaround at SA transport parastatal

Business Times

Suddenly it’s about sharing and caring

Sipho Maseko. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
13 hour(s) ago

Telkom should not be the whipping boy of the telecoms industry, says CEO

Business Times

Treasury puts faith in $500m Islamic debt

Picture: THINKSTOCK
15 hour(s) ago

National Treasury issues R5.5-billion Islamic sukuk bond to tap alternative sources of capital

Business Times

Put pedal to the metal or stall, Ford boss warns SA

A sign on a fence at Ford's stamping operations in Dagenham, London. Picture: REUTERS
15 hour(s) ago

Trade blocs vital for access to new customers, which would provide better returns for foreign direct investment in SA, says Ford SA CEO

Business Times

Anti-Israeli campaign aims at AGM

Picture: THINKSTOCK
15 hour(s) ago

Activists buy Woolworths shares and head for the boardroom

Business Times

Mills headache doesn’t sour Tiger on Nigeria

15 hour(s) ago

Nigeria the right strategic opportunity for Tiger Brands, says Thabi Segoale, group executive of corporate strategy and business development

Business Times

Government’s belt tightening hits Tsogo Sun

Tsogo Sun CEO Marcel von Aulock.   Picture: TSOGO SUN
16 hour(s) ago

Tsogo Sun reports flat headline earnings a share for the interim period, spent nearly R7-billion on assets and refurbishments to bulk up for future growth

Business Times

Pricey cloud of smoke over BAT

Picture: THINKSTOCK
16 hour(s) ago

A fine by the UK government raises further concern about the global business practices of British American Tobacco

Business Times

Nedbank expected to merge corporate and capital units

Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
15 hour(s) ago

Nedbank’s second shake-up in fewer than six months fuels speculation the company’s capital and corporate divisions will merge

Business Times

Mr Chairman, meet Theo Botha

Shareholder activist Theo Botha. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
18 hour(s) ago

Sasol’s new chairman has had his first tense encounter with shareholder activist Theo Botha

Business Times

Pricey cloud of smoke over BAT

Picture: THINKSTOCK
16 hour(s) ago

A fine by the UK government raises further concern about the global business practices of British American Tobacco

Business Times

Telkom snub shows battle ahead

Picture: GALLO IMAGES
18 hour(s) ago

Could data networks to homes still be a solution for Telkom, even with the snubs it has experienced?

Business Times

Communities left in the dark over MRC allegations

17 hour(s) ago

Various government departments have failed to respond to queries on the claims against MRC

Business Times

Coastal residents fear mining impact

Mining. Picture: THINKSTOCK
18 hour(s) ago

Without more effective monitoring, economic benefits will be overwhelmed by damage to the environment

Business Times

THE BIG READ: Retailers heading for a bleak Christmas

Blackheath Shopping Centre in Randburg, north of  Johannesburg. Picture: JONATHAN WOOD
18 hour(s) ago

Christmas is unlikely to bring much cheer to retailers this year as consumers are unable to splash out as they have done before

Business Times

PPC staff hold trump card

13 hour(s) ago

Prospect of the PPC board being removed may be avoided if current efforts by PPC shareholders and management to hammer out a solution to the protracted boardroom battle are successful

Business Times

Mobile apps mean cash no longer king

18 hour(s) ago

Increase in mobile apps that allow people to pay for services and merchandise without needing hard cash or bank cards means that more people are able to run their lives with just their cellphones

Business Times

Property sales peak as buyers splash out

Picture: THINKSTOCK
18 hour(s) ago

Some of SA’s biggest real-estate companies achieved record sales last month as pent-up demand from local buyers spurred sales

Business Times

‘Naked chef’ kitchens may help to end violence

18 hour(s) ago

French chefs are calling for an end to the culture of violence that they say is a stain on the kitchens of the country’s top restaurants

Business Times

More hotel rooms on the way as foreign investors pile in

Picture: THINKSTOCK
14 hour(s) ago

The oversupply of Cape Town hotels that has depressed the industry since the 2010 World Cup appears to have ended

Business Times

Reprieve for battling consumers

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
18 hour(s) ago

Rate hikes likely to be delayed until second half of next year, given significantly improved inflation outlook brought about by a sharp plunge in international oil prices and tepid growth

Business Times

Pay or this croc will eat you up

18 hour(s) ago

Italian police have revealed an enormous collection of animals confiscated from jailed or arrested mafia bosses

Business Times

Nestlé studying exercise in a bottle as line between food and pharma blurs

Picture: THINKSTOCK
13 hour(s) ago

Scientists are working on realising every couch potato’s dream exercise that comes in a bottle

Business Times

Stock market leaps on China rate-cut surprise

18 hour(s) ago

SA share prices soar more than 3% on Friday, led by mining and tracking global markets after China, a major commodity consumer, cuts interest rates to spur growth

Opinion

Fear drives Facebook to invade workplace

Facebook. Picture: REUTERS

Taken to the office the ultimate distraction will lose its mischievous nature, writes Emma Barnett

Opinion

RANTS AND SENSE: In a jam over nutting much

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Corporate battle involving company behind Nutella and Kinder Surprise has no shortage of irony, writes Bruce Whitfield

Opinion

Q & A: Following in the footsteps of SA’s greats

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Engineering equipment group Invicta may be the next South African company to make its mark abroad. CEO-designate and deputy CEO Charles Walters talks about his plans

Opinion

Band Aid fails to heal tax scourge

Picture: THINKSTOCK

The commitment that wealthy companies put into tax avoidance and their ability to dictate government policy on the matter highlight just how trivial the Band Aid affair is, writes Ann Crotty

Opinion

Makro goes online locker, stock & barrel

Company’s aggressive moves into the e-commerce space could ruffle feathers among the internet pure-plays, writes Duncan McLeod

Opinion

Resolving to do more with less in 2015

Several harsh realities will re-emerge for South Africa early in 2015, writes Raymond Parsons

Opinion

STOCK TALK: Bird flu boon for SA companies

Picture: THINKSTOCK

The freeze on European Union imports is a gift for local poultry producers, writes Ann Crotty

Opinion

SIGN POST: New phone system aims to set SA afire

Finally, there is an alternative for smartphone users who want their operating system free of business encumbrance, writes Arthur Goldstuck

Opinion

BULL’S EYE: Pity JSE resources, blown to bits by oil

The oil price has sucked the entire JSE resources complex into a pit not of its own making, writes Jeremy Thomas

Opinion

THE CHATTER: Africa’s Ebola victims suffer as two worlds fall apart

A health worker prepares to disinfect a van used for burial purposes in Freetown, Sierra Leone, this week.  Picture: REUTERS

The Ebola crisis has wiped out years of development gains and is threatening to increase the fragility and the stability of the affected regions, writes Marianne Buenaventura Goldman

Business Times

MY BRILLIANT CAREER: Putting quality in hotel experiences

ADVENTUROUS: Victoria McLachlan says having free rein keeps her engaged in her work at Boulevard Hotels.  Picture: SIMPHIWE NKWALI
13 hour(s) ago

Victoria McLachlan, business optimisation director at Boulevard Hotels, tells Margaret Harris that she left a career in banking to join the family business

Business Times

CORRUPTION WATCH: Private sector is not untainted

14 hour(s) ago

The Corruption Watch experts help resolve ethical dilemmas and issues of corruption

Business Times

HOW TO ... Run an effective, memorable conference

13 hour(s) ago

A recent conference run by the Journey to Excellence programme with the Southern Africa Initiative of German Business provided an example of a conference that worked

Business Times

Guptas to list uranium firm

14 hour(s) ago

Gupta family plans to raise about R800-million for a uranium mining company with assets in North West

Business Times

FAME & FORTUNE: The author of her own success story

BESTSELLER: Novelist Lauren Beukes.
13 hour(s) ago

Lauren Beukes, one of South Africa’s most successful writers, tells Adele Shevel why R2 000 spent on sleep-training her baby was her best investment ever

Business Times

Inspired by old hat from the emperor

15 hour(s) ago

The South Korean chicken mogul who bought one of Napoleon's famous two-pointed hats sees the French emperor as a guiding spirit for modern entrepreneurs

Business Times

STRANGE BUT TRUE ... ‘Simpsons’ creator helps save gay bull

18 hour(s) ago

bull destined for the slaughterhouse because he appears to be gay saved after campaign supported by co-creator of The Simpsons

 
All Share 50855.090.00% same
Top 40 45250.630.00% same
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FTSE 100 6750.760.00% same
Dow Jones 17810.060.00% same
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ASX 5343.000.96% up
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USD/ZAR 10.9392-0.11% down
GBP/ZAR 17.13370.02% up
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Gold 1200.4500-0.11% down
Platinum 1227.50000.56% up
Silver 16.4100-0.06% down
Palladium 792.00000.64% up
Brent Crude Oil 80.6700.20% up
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    Top 40 : 45250.63
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    Resource 10 : 48188.54
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    Dow Jones : 17810.06
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    Hang Seng : 23875.97
    Change: 1.87%
    ASX : 5343.70
    Change: 0.97%
    S&P 500 : 2063.500
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  • ZAR/USD : 10.9392
    Change: -0.11%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.1340
    Change: 0.02%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.5615
    Change: 0.10%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0928
    Change: -0.21%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.5029
    Change: -0.03%
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  • Gold : 1200.1050
    Change: -0.14%
    Platinum : 1226.5000
    Change: 0.48%
    Silver : 16.4050
    Change: -0.09%
    Palladium : 791.5000
    Change: 0.57%
    Brent Crude Oil : 80.680
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