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Anglo to impair some mining assets

4 hour(s) ago

Resources company says that due to ‘sharply lower commodity price environment’, it expects to record noncash impairment charges as special items for 2014

Property

Investec Property Fund announces change in leadership

Sam Leon. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
10 hour(s) ago

Fund to promote executive manager Nick Riley to position of CEO from end of March with current CEO, Sam Leon, moving into non-executive deputy chairman position

Mining

Sibanye hoards uranium for deals

Uranium concentrate, commonly known as yellowcake. Picture: BLOOMBERG
19 hour(s) ago

Mine has a stockpile of 180,000 pounds of uranium oxide extracted along with gold at its Cooke mines

Financial Services

Markets left guessing as Kantor sells shares

Investec. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
19 hour(s) ago

Investec's Bernard Kantor sells 700,000 Investec Limited shares worth R67.5m and stock worth R24.3m at Phumelela Gaming

Financial Services

Old Mutual to merge Kenya unit with new acquisition

Old Mutual. Picture: BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
19 hour(s) ago

Move follows Old Mutual’s announcement that it has invested about R1.8bn in newly acquired financial services company UAP

Retail & Consumer

Lewis warns of tough trading conditions

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1 day(s) ago

Growth over the period is an improvement from the retailer’s half-year, but largely driven by promotional activity

Blackheath Shopping Centre in Randburg, north of  Johannesburg. Picture: JONATHAN WOOD

NEWS ANALYSIS: Fashion retailers look abroad as golden era of consumption frays

SA’s dwindling economy and glacial employment prospects sees consumption boom taper off, writes Zeenat Moorad

Energy

Do the easy stuff first, says GE’s Immelt

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt waves as he leaves after a meeting with France's President Francois Hollande to discuss the future of French engineering group Alstom at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, in this April 28 2014 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS
19 hour(s) ago

General Electric CEO says nuclear energy will ‘have its day’ but it is a ‘really hard thing to do’

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Life Healthcare; PPC

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Do economics laws apply to hospitals? And PPC’s latest annual report shows a more cautious tone on the company’s plans to enter Algeria


International companies


Americas

Facebook denies hacker group was responsible for outage

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1 day(s) ago

Users unable to log on to Facebook and Instagram for about an hour on Tuesday morning

Americas

Caterpillar warns low oil price means a tough 2015 for sales

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1 day(s) ago

Energy and heavy duty machinery business expects construction equipment sales in China to be lower in 2015 due to a weaker market

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Apple iPhone sales trample expectations as profit sets global record

Quarterly results smash expectations with record sales of big-screen iPhones and 70% rise in Chinese sales powering company to largest profit in corporate history
PPC chairman Bheki Sibiya gestures at the group’s annual general meeting in Sandton on Monday. The position of chairman faces a vote on Tuesday. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

New PPC board retains Ramano, Sibiya

Cement company’s shares drop after warning of earnings plunge

Mining

Investec sees sparkle in diamond miners

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1 day(s) ago

There appears to be increased industry discipline, meaning no headlong rush into expansionary projects, say analysts

Industrials

Stimulus plan puts bonds in the limelight

FUTURE: Workers stand beside storage towers at Sappi’s Ngodwana wood mill in Mpumalanga on  Wednesday. Picture: BLOOMBERG
1 day(s) ago

Quantitative easing in Europe will make Sappi’s debt more enticing, ways analyst

Retail & Consumer

Fuel-hedging strategy sees AVI profit curbed

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2 day(s) ago

AVI uses fuel oil swaps for hedging purposes, so as to manage a portion of its exposure

Financial Services

Mergence plans to expand ‘impact’ investments to R2bn

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2 day(s) ago

Impact investing combines a social purpose, such as addressing environmental, social or governance concerns, while making competitive returns

Business Times

No ordinary windfall for Mr Price brass

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3 day(s) ago

Two founding directors of clothing retailer agree with analysts who believe company's high share price is not sustainable

Business Times Feed

Reserve Bank lashes fuel 'Ponzi'

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3 day(s) ago

Banking registrar warns Carmol's auditors over 'misleading' claims

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Shaft Sinkers; Tribunal delays

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Shaft Sinkers’ local branch needs lifeline, while the wheels of justice can grind extremely slowly and with much complexity in the competition arena

Industrials

Sappi seeks more product from every tree

FUTURE: Workers stand beside storage towers at Sappi’s Ngodwana wood mill in Mpumalanga on  Wednesday. Picture: BLOOMBERG
1 day(s) ago

The paper company will build a pilot plant to produce high-strength nanocellulose, writes Nick Hedley

Transport & Tourism

Bidvest and Budget sever ties

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1 day(s) ago

From next month, its vehicle hire business will trade as Bidvest Car Rental

Financial Services

Diversified portfolio on cards for Reinet

Richemont executive chairman and CEO Johann Rupert. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

For first time Reinet provides a rand-based update of net asset value, stating this figure at R65bn as at end of last month

Retail & Consumer

Lewis revenue for last nine months up 4%

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1 day(s) ago

This is an improvement on revenue growth of 1.6% and merchandise sales decline of 3.5% reported for six months ended September 2014

Mining

Sibanye Gold to boost capex 10% this year

Neal Froneman. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 day(s) ago

This is despite the mining company’s rivals cutting costs and reducing capital

Healthcare

Life Healthcare to take on commission

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1 day(s) ago

Commission says merger will result in Lowveld increasing its prices if it becomes part of Life

Opinion

ON THE MONEY: Problem is not the top 1% of society

Debate has nothing to do with top 1%, but rather with what, practically, would achieve outcomes we want against poverty, writes Stuart Theobald

Opinion

AB Inbev licking its lips over SABMiller

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Every set of results from SABMiller must remind shareholders just how much of an emerging-market player the group is

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