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Business Times

PPC’s chair pulls a fast one on the activists

Bobby Godsell. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
6 day(s) ago

Bobby Godsell’s decision to withdraw from nominees for ‘new board’ dismantles pretence that behind-the-scenes deal to scrap this week’s special shareholders meeting was a ‘compromise’

Business Times

Media moguls’ brave new world

Blackstar executive chairman Andrew Bonamour.   Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
6 day(s) ago

Shareholders will welcome tie-up with Tiso, but journalists might bite their nails

Business Times

’Twas the nightmare before Christmas

Charly's Bakery in Cape Town. Picture: ESA ALEXANDER
6 day(s) ago

With shopping disrupted by severe power cuts it may be a dismal festive season for retailers, who rely on Christmas spending sprees to fill the coffers

Business Times

A crisis for SA, but not for Eskom, says Matona

Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona. Picture: SIMPHIWE NKWALI
6 day(s) ago

Parastatal ordered by government to delay maintenance for World Cup and beyond, CEO admits

Business Times

Empire-builder Wiese heads for the High Street

Christo Wiese. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
6 day(s) ago

Pepkor planning to take on dominant players Marks & Spencer and Next in Britain’s retail market

Business Times

‘Cement tie-up does not make business sense’

Paul Stuiver, CEO of PPC. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
6 day(s) ago

A tie-up between PPC and Afrisam would create an entity with just under 60% of the South African market and raise considerable competition concern

Business Times

Court cuts off inventor of Please Call Me

Nkosana Makate. Picture: SOWETAN
6 day(s) ago

Nkosana Makate says he is baffled by a high court refusal this week to let him appeal against an earlier judgment in favour of Vodacom

Business Times

Unpicking why the lights went dim at Ellies

Ellies CEO Wayne Samson. Picture: Russell Roberts
6 day(s) ago

It has been a torrid year for Ellies — a share-price slump, a mid-year cash crunch, an expected first-half loss, a rights offer and a restructuring. CEO Wayne Samson finally breaks his silence

Business Times

Caxton trumpets R2bn cash pile

Picture: THINKSTOCK
6 day(s) ago

Company’s R2.2bn cash pile represents a ‘war chest’ that enables it to exploit any opportunities that are available, says chairman

Business Times

All Share bucks like a wild pony

Picture: JSE
6 day(s) ago

Which are the stocks you should have piled Granny’s money into and which ought you to have steered well clear of in 2014?

Business Times

Ivanhoe drills into mistrust at Platreef

Robert Friedland, executive chairman of Ivanhoe Mines. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
6 day(s) ago

Secret payments and confusion about who benefits from resource extraction have bred mistrust between communities, traditional authorities and Ivanhoe

Business Times

STOCK TALK: No longer watching cement dry

Gijima Group chariman Robert Gumede. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
6 day(s) ago

Gijima fails to live up to its name, limping to new low, writes Ann Crotty

Opinion

THE LAST WORD: Naspers coy on role as China’s internet cop

The new Freedom of the Internet rankings report paints a gruesome picture of a brutal Chinese censorship regime far worse than you’d ever imagine

Opinion

Get set for SA’s 2015 digital migration fiasco

South Africa’s digital migration project has stumbled from farce to tragedy

Opinion

BULL’S EYE: I'm off, in pursuit of a Bull’s Eye

After more than a decade, this is my last Bull’s Eye column in the Sunday Times

Opinion

SIGN POST: How electric cars keep the beer cold

In the near future it will be part of a vehicle category that can keep giving back even when petrol pumps, which depend on electricity, dry up

Opinion

RANTS AND SENSE: The big, painful lessons from 2014

Marcel Golding.  Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA

This year may have been rough, but it's also provided us with some good lessons

Opinion

Corporate practices faced big tests in 2014

John Oliphant. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

Our system of corporate governance works well , until it doesn’t

Opinion

Thirty years of mistakes at Eskom

Picture: BUSINESS DAY

Eskom has made all the mistakes it could possibly make in the past 30 years. There is no reason to continue making more

Opinion

Value investing is a beautiful thing — in the long term

Picture: THINKSTOCK

As a value investor one needs to decide sooner rather than later whether your boat is actually sinking

 
All Share 49386.710.00% same
Top 40 43655.860.00% same
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Industrial 25 61813.160.00% same
Resource 10 42100.680.00% same
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FTSE 100 6545.270.00% same
Dow Jones 17804.800.00% same
All Share 49386.710.00% same
ASX 5312.700.00% same
S&P 500 2070.6500.00% same
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Gold 1195.87000.04% up
Platinum 1197.50000.29% up
Silver 16.10500.16% up
Palladium 807.00000.31% up
Brent Crude Oil 61.3800.00% same
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  • Gold : 1195.8700
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    Platinum : 1197.5000
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    Silver : 16.1050
    Change: 0.16%
    Palladium : 807.0000
    Change: 0.31%
    Brent Crude Oil : 61.380
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