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IMF warns banks on risks in Africa

1 day(s) ago

Other African countries tend to have weak rules for money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, raising the risk to SA, says report

Financial Services

Sanlam outperforms rivals on emerging-market strategy

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1 day(s) ago

Sanlam share price is not expected to deliver the same returns in 2015, but it is likely to stay strong

National

‘Jobs for pals’ claims groundless, says Wesgro CE

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1 day(s) ago

ANC and Cosatu in the Western Cape claim CEO Tim Harris’s appointment has exposed the corrupt practices of the City of Cape Town

Property

Redefine targets high-rise Johannesburg apartments

Redefine Properties' head office in Rosebank, Johannesburg.
1 day(s) ago

Redefine Properties making foray into high-rise apartments next year and chooses growing cosmopolitan area of Rosebank, Johannesburg, as launch pad

Industrials

PPC names mining executive Darryll Castle as next CEO

Ketso Gordhan. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
2 day(s) ago

PPC names mining industry veteran as CE, ending a three-month leadership vacuum that has hit its shares

Former MTN CEO Phuthuma Nhleko. Picture: KEVIN SUTHERLAND

Knight in shining armour envisions merger between PPC and Afrisam

Pembani Group’s Phuthuma Nhleko owns 30.5% of Afrisam and the merged entity is expected to compete with Dangote Cement and African producers

Financial Services

Trematon drums up cash ‘for Saldanha’

1 day(s) ago

Shares-for-cash issue — which represents almost 20% of Trematon’s market capitalisation — is a departure for the firm, says market source

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Eqstra; CoAL

Eqstra Holdings Interim Results with CEO Walter Hill in Sandton. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Eqstra acknowledges price drop but does not it is a true reflection of its financial performance, while CoAL’s ordinary shareholders are likely to feel more unease


International companies


Americas

Sony ‘sets worrying precedent for corporate extortion’

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21 hour(s) ago

Sony Pictures’ capitulation over The Interview sends companies scrambling to guard sensitive data amid fear that extortionists’ success will encourage others

Asia-Pacific

Chinese bank shares flirt with five-year highs

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1 day(s) ago

Industrial & Commercial Bank of China and 15 peers have rallied an average of 48% this year in China, after losing about one-third over the previous four years

Antony Jenkins.  Picture: REUTERS

Barclays CEO still not impressing investors

The lender has been analysts’ most-favoured British bank this year, with the proportion recommending buy never falling below 62%, data show
The new Blackberry Classic smartphone. Picture: REUTERS

BlackBerry launches new phone

BlackBerry unveils the Classic, a new offering meant to lure back traditional customers with signature features such as a physical keyboard and trackpad

Europe

France fines cosmetic companies €950m for price collusion

The logo of French cosmetics group L'Oréal on the company's building in Clichy, near Paris. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Thirteen top manufacturers of cosmetics and cleaning products slapped with €950m in fines for price collusion between 2003 and 2006

Business Times

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

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

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

Americas

PayPal follows startups into alternative loan market

COMPROMISED: EBay said cyber criminals raided its network three months ago, stealing some 145-million user records, including passwords, from a database. Picture: BLOOMBERG
3 day(s) ago

Programme seen as crucial for payments-processing group before it spins off from eBay next year

Mining

Tharisa shareholder opposes share conversion

Tharisa CEO Phoevos Pouroulis at the JSE on Thursday. Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS
3 day(s) ago

Platinum and chrome miner CEO says the latest potential claim is unrelated to the recently reported claim of $4.8m against Tharisa chairman Loucas Pouroulis

Financial Services

MMI enters broking with Imara SP Reid deal

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3 day(s) ago

MMI plans to leverage off its distribution networks in Momentum and Metropolitan

Industrials

Estcourt blast plunges Masonite into full-year loss

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4 day(s) ago

Hardboard group to post headline loss per share of 77c-92c, a sharp drop from the previous year’s 500c earnings, as it finalises an insurance claim

Mining

Pouroulis faces $4.8m shares claim

Mining magnate Loucas Pouroulis. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
5 day(s) ago

Cayman Islands-registered fund claims Loucas Pouroulis has not paid for shares he had agreed to buy

Financial Services

Peer-to-peer lender moves into SME field

Sean Emery. Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA
5 day(s) ago

Rainfin’s decision to diversify can help in facilitating growth in the small business sector

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: PPC; Specialised property funds

Bheki Sibiya. Picture:  RUSSELL ROBERTS

PPC comes full circle — but with dents and globally specialised property funds are proving popular among investors

Property

MAS Real Estate to list on JSE to ‘boost visibility, improve liquidity of shares’

MAS Real Estate CEO Lukas Nakos. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 day(s) ago

Western Europe-focused MAS Real Estate will list on Thursday as it looks to become more liquid rand hedge counter for South African investors

Mining

Cons Murch applies for business rescue

Village Main Reef CEO Ferdi Dippenaar. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Parent Village Main Reef is in a buyout process in which a number of its businesses and assets are being sold

Transport & Tourism

Visa rules dampen Cullinan confidence

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3 day(s) ago

CEO says perceptions around Ebola and the government’s new visa regulations could mute the company’s performance

Industrials

OneLogix to invest PostNet proceeds in growth plans

OneLogix CEO Ian Lourens. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

The deal involves the sale of the master franchise for the PostNet brand in SA, which was started in 1994 and now has 287 stores

Mining

Harmony mine plan weighs on stock

Harmony Gold CEO Graham Briggs. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
3 day(s) ago

Harmony’s shares fall 1.71% to R20.18 as investors worry over significant financing requirements

Opinion

ON THE MONEY: Restoring African Bank not on cards

African Bank will never be the standalone entity that the Reserve Bank had hoped back in August, writes Stuart Theobald

Opinion

ON THE MONEY: Fidentia decision a perversion of justice

‘Actual’ loss means destroying your investors’ wealth, most obviously by stealing it

Education

Advtech’s Centurus deal gets nod but shares fall

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4 day(s) ago

Competition Commission approves education group’s purchase of Pecanwood, Southdowns and Tyger Valley colleges as group fends off competition from Curro

Americas

McDonald’s to pare menu, review ingredients

Fast Food. Picture: BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO
8 day(s) ago

Fast-food giant outlines plans for major changes to its food offerings — from items it sells to how they are made

Americas

Have publishers shot themselves in the foot with Google News shutdown?

PRIVACY ISSUES: Pedestrians walk in front of Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. The US company has started to comply with the EU’s ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling. Picture: BLOOMBERG/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
8 day(s) ago

Google shuts down news offering in Spain after court ruling that will compel search engine to pay licence revenue to Spanish publishers

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