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AngloGold Ashanti CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

AngloGold investors revolt

3 day(s) ago

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti faces possible shareholder revolt over plans for $2.1-billion rights issue and asset split

Business Times

Accounts of Pikoli row don’t add up

Nonkululeko Gobodo. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Nonkululeko Gobodo says her firm does not bow to ANC influence — despite the state contracts

Business Times

High noon for Net1

Net1 UEPS chairman and CEO Serge Belamant.  Picture: ROBERT BOTHA
3 day(s) ago

Showdown looming between Net 1 UEPS Technologies and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini over whether third parties should be allowed to "deduct" money from social grant payments

Business Times

Musk’s end goal is a city on Mars

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

ELON Musk's SpaceX and Boeing are competing for more than $3-billion (about R33-billion) in funding for the first commercial venture to fly humans into orbit.

Business Times

There’s no more shaking the Apple tree

A man waits outside the Apple Store in advance of an Apple special event in the Manhattan borough of New York on Tuesday.  Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

Lack of surprises at product launch keeps share steady

Business Times

Retail power gives Steinhoff muscle

Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Even furniture rivals admire group's success

Business Times

Bitter turnaround medicine for Ellerines

An Ellerines store in Randburg, Johannesburg.  Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
3 day(s) ago

Group may shut 40% of its stores, axe 2 800 jobs

Business Times

Cops delay Telkom CEO's day in court

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
3 day(s) ago

Delays in police inquiry stall court bid by the man who accused Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko of driving with cloned number plates

Business Times

Watch rivals scorn new Apple timepiece

The new Apple Watch is pictured during an Apple event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday.  Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

Long-awaited smartwatch looks 'too feminine', design will not stand the test of time, says luxury giant LVMH’s watch guru

Business Times

New ‘African Bank’ to list by February

Financial services leader in Africa for PwC Tom Winterboer. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

A new 'African Bank' will be listed on the JSE by February, though details remain murky

Business Times

Return to sender as Post Office staff strike

A van smoulders after burning out at the Saxonwold depot in Rosebank, Johannesburg, after it was set alight by striking workers.  Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK.
3 day(s) ago

South African Post Office has been plagued by five long strikes over the past three years, with the biggest strike costing the organisation more than R100-million

Business Times

Cash-flush FirstRand is not in a hurry to hoist its flag in every country

FirstRand group CEO Sizwe Nxasana. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
3 day(s) ago

Bank has lots of money but cannot find good acquisitions to spend it on

Business Times

Steady SABMiller a good bet in emerging markets

Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Emerging markets have become a focal point for investors wanting to ride on the profits of consumer goods companies that are either entrenched in, or moving into, developing countries

Business Times

Crisis of relevance for unions

OPPOSITION: Cosatu members attend a protest against labour brokers in Port Elizabeth in March 2012. Picture: THE HERALD
3 day(s) ago

Union membership is waning as workers lose confidence, writes Asha Speckman

Business Times

Currency weakness a bitter pill

Aspen Pharmacare CEO Stephen Saad. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

Heavier regulatory burdens, significant exchange-rate movements making it potentially unviable for some products to remain on the shelves, says Aspen Pharmacare CEO

Business Times

Rand takes a knock but there’s life in it yet

Picture: GALLO IMAGES/FOTO24/LOANNA HOFFMAN
3 day(s) ago

On a trade-weighted basis the rand has strengthened slightly, meaning it is unlikely to hit the outcome of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy meeting next week

Business Times

JSE on flat note, but AngloGold rebounds

Picture: MICHAEL ETTERSHANK
4 day(s) ago

Share prices ended flat on Friday, but AngloGold Ashanti makes up some of this week's sharp losses, triggered by planned demerger and $2.1-billion rights issue

Business Times

Meet tech’s new wearable

3 day(s) ago

Not since Steve Jobs’s black turtleneck has a piece of clothing been so talked about after an Apple product unveiling

Business Times

HOW TO ... Ensure honesty on CVs

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3 day(s) ago

More companies are ensuring that candidates’ claims are investigated to pick up instances where they have not been truthful about their qualifications, writes Margaret Harris

Business Times

CORRUPTION WATCH: Bribes could be masked as commissions

3 day(s) ago

Do you face an ethical dilemma? Do you suspect corruption? If you need help to resolve such issues, write to Corruption Watch experts at letters@businesstimes.co.za. Mark your letter 'Dear Corruption Watch'

Opinion

Investors can’t ignore ‘non-financial’ issues

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Pension fund trustees must ensure the mandates they give to investment managers include responsible investment, writes David Couldridge

Opinion

THE LAST WORD: Aliens, the CIA and Kebby's tinfoil hat

Rob Rose: What psychological break causes someone to witness an event and immediately ascribe it to ‘American spooks’?

Opinion

African Bank board failed everyone

Leon Kirkinis. Picture: BUSINESS DAY

A combination of factors led to a disastrous conclusion, writes Peter Mushangwe

Opinion

THE CHATTER: Scotland vote risks ‘scary’ Asian flight from sterling

A pro-independence supporter flashes the victory sign as people gather in Edinburgh for a rally in support of a yes vote in the Scottish Referendum. Picture: AFP

Powerful investors across the world have woken up to the possibility that Scotland may vote to break up the UK, writes Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

Opinion

Skip the zoo, live it up in London and New York

London and New York are more than influential — as cultural centres they have no competitors, writes Michael Skapinker

Opinion

Global events drive SA pension fund returns

Picture: THINKSTOCK

The fate of our market is increasingly in the hands of overseas investment managers, writes Peter Brooke

Opinion

RANTS AND SENSE: Kirk’s also from the Santam CEO factory

Ian Kirk. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

Ian Kirk’s appointment as heir-apparent at Sanlam is a break with tradition for the company founded in 1918 as an Afrikaner empowerment vehicle, writes Bruce Whitfield

Opinion

SIGN POST: Techno innovations are all in the family

The true innovation we are seeing from Apple, Sony and Samsung is as much in their technology as in their sense of family, writes Arthur Goldstuck

Opinion

Building a strong third player beats whingeing

One moment Cell C is shrieking in delight as Icasa gives it a price advantage over its bigger rivals; the next, it is crying out in terror as those benefits are torn away from it, writes Duncan McLeod

Opinion

BULL’S EYE: Yes, we do practise what we preach

The world of research reports falls far short of providing that all-important 'feel' for a company and its prospects, writes Jeremy Thomas

Business Times

FAME & FORTUNE: Giving back and nurturing talent

3 day(s) ago

Buhle Mda, the only female member of the multi-award-winning a cappella group The Soil, tells Jana Marais about investing in young designers and learning to play bass guitar

Business Times

MY BRILLIANT CAREER: Thrilled by the ‘dance’ of selling

Mike Greeff.  Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Mike Greeff, CEO of Greeff Properties, began is career in confectionery, where, he tells Margaret Harris, he discovered what a good salesman he was

 
All Share 51217.340.09% up
Top 40 45866.980.12% up
Financial 15 14974.580.87% up
Industrial 25 60492.980.12% up
Resource 10 54680.13-0.45% down
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FTSE 100 6813.160.48% up
Dow Jones 17156.850.00% same
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Gold 1224.01500.56% up
Platinum 1350.00000.45% up
Silver 18.52450.18% up
Palladium 830.00000.24% up
Brent Crude Oil 98.750-0.22% down
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  • All Share : 51247.62
    Change: 0.15%
    Top 40 : 45905.26
    Change: 0.20%
    Financial 15 : 14987.02
    Change: 0.96%
    Industrial 25 : 60545.25
    Change: 0.20%
    Resource 10 : 54722.29
    Change: -0.37%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6803.87
    Change: 0.34%
    Dow Jones : 17156.85
    Change: 0.00%
    Hang Seng : 24167.92
    Change: -0.86%
    ASX : 5419.00
    Change: 0.14%
    S&P 500 : 2001.570
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    Change: -0.46%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.9125
    Change: -0.04%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.1462
    Change: -0.08%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1011
    Change: -0.50%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.8461
    Change: -0.13%
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  • Gold : 1223.3500
    Change: 0.51%
    Platinum : 1350.0000
    Change: 0.45%
    Silver : 18.5254
    Change: 0.19%
    Palladium : 830.0000
    Change: 0.24%
    Brent Crude Oil : 98.930
    Change: -0.04%
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