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Tsogo plays losing hand in Western Cape

13 hour(s) ago

Competition Commission confirms opposition to Tsogo’s bid for a 40% stake in rival Sun International’s cash-spinning GrandWest casino in Cape Town and smaller Worcester casino

Property

Redefine leans on subsidiary in quest to conquer Europe

Redefine Properties International CEO Mike Watters. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
12 hour(s) ago

German property is attractive in Europe as it is available at high yields and is cheap to finance

Industrials

Afrox restructures as earnings fall sharply

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12 hour(s) ago

The group blamed prevailing economic conditions and intense competition for its weak earnings

Mining

Lonmin cuts capital expenditure as platinum price dips

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

Financial Services

Transaction Capital may use R1.2bn excess to grow businesses

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12 hour(s) ago

The company likes opportunities in risk-services businesses and may commit R60m for its bakkie finance pilot project

Financial Services

Hedges ‘saved African Bank from further losses’

African Bank. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
12 hour(s) ago

Abil has four Swiss franc bonds that were sold between 2012 and 2014 to help fund lending

Mining

Prices lead Glencore to close part of colliery

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1 day(s) ago

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

CZ Electronics. Picture: MARTIN RHODES

Local smartphone maker doubles its workforce

CZ Electronics prepares for an increase in demand for its locally assembled cellphones and tablet computers

Retail & Consumer

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

Blackheath Shopping Centre in Randburg, north of  Johannesburg. Picture: JONATHAN WOOD
2 day(s) ago

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

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
1 day(s) ago

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

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Spur; Redefine and Growthpoint

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Cash-rich Spur has kept its powder dry, while large property groups that dominate the listed sector are on aggressive acquisition trails


International companies


Europe

Shell dividend kept constant but share falls

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12 hour(s) ago

Royal Dutch Shell blames write-downs and forex losses for making almost no money in oil production

Europe

BNP Paribas makes significant changes in key positions to boost profit

French bank BNP Paribas. Picture: AFP PHOTO/PASCAL GUYOT
12 hour(s) ago

BNP Paribas is reviewing some corporate and investment banking businesses two months after Yann Gerardin, the unit’s new boss, reshuffled management

Americas

Conoco and Occidental cut 2015 budgets on crude slide

ConocoPhillips. Picture: BLOOMBERG
19 hour(s) ago

Conoco now expects spending to be scaled back a further 15% while Occidental to slash its capital budget 33%

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4, left, and Apple's iPhone 5 are seen in Seoul. Picture: REUTERS

Samsung versus Apple: who was top dog?

So did Apple top Samsung Electronics in fourth-quarter smartphone shipments or didn’t it? Or is it a tie, as data from one research firm suggest?

Europe

NEWS ANALYSIS: Franc’s strength may push Swiss firms to pursue US targets

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12 hour(s) ago

The unexpected rise in the franc is giving Swiss companies more acquisition firepower as they seek economic growth outside of Europe

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Caterpillar warns low oil price means a tough 2015 for sales

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

Americas

Facebook beats forecasts with strong profit gains

Facebook. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Facebook says profit soared on wings of mobile ad revenue but stressed it is more concerned with investing in the future than making quick cash

Property

Redefine expands portfolio with Leaf Capital purchase

1 day(s) ago

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

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
2 day(s) ago

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

Americas

Facebook denies hacker group was responsible for outage

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3 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

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3 day(s) ago

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

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Seardel; SA mall owners

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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

Americas

Apple bites into mobile payments market

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1 day(s) ago

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

Asia-Pacific

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

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1 day(s) ago

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

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
1 day(s) ago

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

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
1 day(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

Retail & Consumer

Specials keep Spur’s interim sales buoyant

Spur CE Pierre van Tonder. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
1 day(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.

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

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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