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A man rides his bicycle past the Lonmin mine outside Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. Picture: REUTERS

Lonmin cuts capital expenditure as platinum price dips

14 hour(s) ago

World’s third-largest platinum producer will cut capital expenditure for 2015 as uncertainty around platinum prices in short to medium term weighs

Mining

Prices lead Glencore to close part of colliery

Picture: REUTERS
20 hour(s) ago

The closure is a sign of the increasing pressure on coal mines as global prices fall

Industrials

Oil plunge sees Sasol rethink US $6bn plant

Sasol's headquarters in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 day(s) ago

Gas-to-liquids decision delayed as petrochemicals company scrambles to cut costs

Property

Lahleni Lakes director ‘hiding its liquidation’

Picture: THINKSTOCK
20 hour(s) ago

Golf estate development is at the centre of a court battle between former director Ralton Smith and Mr Singh

Mining

Anglo to impair some mining assets

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1 day(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

Retail & Consumer

Specials keep Spur’s interim sales buoyant

Spur CE Pierre van Tonder. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
19 hour(s) ago

Despite disposable incomes coming under pressure because of debt and rising living costs, specials attract consumers to casual dining over pricier formal restaurants and preparing food at home.

Industrials

Merger with AfriSam ‘likely to boost PPC’

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
20 hour(s) ago

Despite PPC having resolved its board ructions at its annual general meeting this week, the share price has failed to claw back lost ground

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

Property

Redefine expands portfolio with Leaf Capital purchase

19 hour(s) ago

Redefine has struggled to find sizable acquisition targets over the past year

Retail & Consumer

Clicks Group reaps rewards of strong promotional activity

KNOCK-ON EFFECT: Clicks CEO David Kneale said at the group’s results presentation that generally, consumers are feeling uncertain about the future. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
20 hour(s) ago

South African retailers are increasingly relying on markdowns and specials to drive sales

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Seardel; SA mall owners

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Curious difference in Seardel share prices, while the strong performance by SA’s retail-focused property firms is linked to the country’s growing mall culture


International companies


Europe

VW persists with loss-making model

A technician cleans a Phaeton at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2013. The €76,000 Phaeton, a pet project of chairman Ferdinand Piech, has failed to take off. Picture: BLOOMBERG
19 hour(s) ago

The Phaeton, a pet project of chairman Ferdinand Piech, has never met VW’s original sales target

Americas

Apple bites into mobile payments market

Picture: BLOOMBERG/JEROME FAVRE
20 hour(s) ago

Contactless cellphone payments in the US alone are projected to jump to $142bn in 2019 from $52bn last year, research shows

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Samsung’s smartphone primacy under threat from Apple after weak quarter

Samsung Electronics is closer to losing its crown as global smartphone leader after posting plunge in quarterly mobile earnings
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

Do the easy stuff first, says GE’s Immelt

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

Americas

Caterpillar warns low oil price means a tough 2015 for sales

Picture: SUSANA GONZALEZ/BLOOMBERG
2 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

Americas

Facebook denies hacker group was responsible for outage

Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

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

Industrials

New PPC board retains Ramano, Sibiya

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
2 day(s) ago

Cement company’s shares drop after warning of earnings plunge

Mining

Investec sees sparkle in diamond miners

Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 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
2 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

Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

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

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Life Healthcare; PPC

Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

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

Americas

Apple iPhone sales trample expectations as profit sets global record

Picture: BLOOMBERG/JEROME FAVRE
1 day(s) ago

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

Retail & Consumer

Lewis warns of tough trading conditions

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2 day(s) ago

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

Financial Services

Old Mutual to merge Kenya unit with new acquisition

Old Mutual. Picture: BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
1 day(s) ago

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

Financial Services

Markets left guessing as Kantor sells shares

Investec. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 day(s) ago

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

Mining

Sibanye hoards uranium for deals

Uranium concentrate, commonly known as yellowcake. Picture: BLOOMBERG
1 day(s) ago

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

Property

Investec Property Fund announces change in leadership

Sam Leon. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 day(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

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

Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

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

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