• Monday, August 31 2015
  • JSE Sens

Opinion & Analysis

Federal Europe the way to go after hard-nosed Greek deal

Evzone presidential guards near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside the Greek parliament in Athens, Greece, on Sunday. Picture: BLOOMBERG/MATTHEW LLOYD
10 hour(s) ago

To live up to its lofty ideals, the European Union must become more democratic, more caring and more legitimate, writes Gerrit Olivier

Columnists

ON THE MONEY: NDP set for welcome renaissance

Stuart Theobald promo
11 hour(s) ago

Resurgence starts with the appointment of former Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona as head of secretariat, writes Stuart Theobald

Columnists

ON WORK: Competitive dinner parties highlight the gender divide

Lucy Kellaway promo
11 hour(s) ago

Each time eating iron touches glass, the male half of the room perks up while the female half shuts up, writes Lucy Kellaway

Columnists

UNEMBARGOED: Introspection may just break vicious circle

11 hour(s) ago

Artificial measures will not halt South Africa’s economic death spiral, writes Songezo Zibi

Opinion & Analysis

Data-driven analysis should determine ratings

Greece has shut its banks and the stock market and imposed capital controls. Picture: AFP PHOTO/ARIS MESSINIS
10 hour(s) ago

Early-warning system for financial tsunamis may be difficult to create, but the world needs one today more than ever, writes Nouriel Roubini

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Africa’s potential remains huge

Picture: THINKSTOCK
10 hour(s) ago

Hard knocks aplenty call for structural reforms — it’s time to speed up growth and cut poverty

Starbucks. Picture: BLOOMBERG/CRAIG WARGA

Starbucks not guaranteed instant success in SA

Taste Holdings will have to wrestle with smaller coffee shops to establish Starbucks brand in South Africa, most obviously against Famous Brands, writes Dumile Sibindana

Brics policy note shows ruling party’s deference to thugs of the world, writes Neels Blom

ON THE WATER: ANC casts itself at feet of those rejecting us

Dianna Games promo

Continent’s long-term urbanisation trend gives rise to building boom, writes Dianna Games

Urbanisation positions property as key building block in Africa

Columnists

STRAIGHT TALK: Today algorithms rule the day

Mark Barnes promo
11 hour(s) ago

What are we ordinary individuals meant to do amid all of this turmoil? Stand still — don’t be moved by these gusts of wind blowing nowhere, writes Mark Barnes

Columnists

Boks lose out on balance, form and transformation

11 hour(s) ago

Real focus should be number of veterans and injured players on the list with free pass to World Cup, writes Mark Keohane

Opinion & Analysis

How to halt the violence against us all

Picture: DIEKETSENG MALEKE
10 hour(s) ago

More soft policing will prevent the killing of police, write Kopano Ratele and Mbuyiselo Botha

Opinion & Analysis

Maintenance law is window dressing

Picture: ISTOCK
10 hour(s) ago

Men are in a stronger position when it comes to protection by legal mechanisms in rural areas — where all people disempowered, writes Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

Lehlohonolo Mkhasibe with artworks made from rubber tyres. Picture: SUPPLIED

HALF-ART: Patterns of waste in politics and art

Patternality has been vital to evolution and is a prerequisite for ontogenetic development, the growth of each individual, possibily not for a politician

Columnists

THE INSIDER: Vintage law is just what the doctor ordered

Wine glass
3 day(s) ago

Pennsylvanian judge to rule on use of hospital wine donations

Opinion & Analysis

Starbucks not guaranteed instant success in SA

Starbucks. Picture: BLOOMBERG/CRAIG WARGA
10 hour(s) ago

Taste Holdings will have to wrestle with smaller coffee shops to establish Starbucks brand in South Africa, most obviously against Famous Brands, writes Dumile Sibindana

Columnists

STREET DOGS: The dead

3 day(s) ago

A lot? Not really. And, like it or not, we’re all related, writes Michel Pireu

Opinion & Analysis

Courts obey the Constitution, not the whims of politicians

Chief Justice Mogoeng Moegoen speaks during a conference looking at Africa’s troubled relationship with the International Criminal Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.  Picture: GCIS
4 day(s) ago

Alliance’s record of success in court is inversely proportional to its level of trust of the judiciary, writes Paul Hoffman

Columnists

Battling lay-offs is a matter of survival for Numsa

3 day(s) ago

Organised labour shows maturity with undercurrent of expediency as membership numbers come under threat, writes Natasha Marrian

Columnists

LIQUID INVESTMENTS: Different sites embody a common aesthetic

Michael Fridjhon promo
3 day(s) ago

Griers of Villiera, with vineyards on either side of the equator, show formula holds the key to ‘house personality’, writes Michael Fridjhon

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Migrants a tough test for EU

Migrants arrive in the landing dock of the HMS Bulwark in the middle of the Mediterranean on May 13. The migrants are from North Africa, according to the  British Ministry of Defence, which made the picture available. Picture: EPA/CARL OSMOND
6 day(s) ago

Beleaguered Greece bears the brunt of historic influx as Germany pushes for European Union asylum policy review and tensions rise

Opinion & Analysis

Zuma’s delay is a knockout punch for NDP

4 day(s) ago

Headless National Development Plan leaves South Africa’s economic policy implementation dangerously adrift, writes Michael Cardo

Columnists

Will proactive political citizens please stand up?

3 day(s) ago

Those mired in overtaxed complaints peddling half-truths on social media are not part of proactive political citizenry, writes Simon Lincoln Reader

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Steel crisis forges laudable approach

Steel coils.  Picture: BLOOMBERG
4 day(s) ago

Steel talks a model for social compacts and genuine partnerships — even if it took a crisis to get the parties together

Columnists

LETTER FROM AMERICA: ANC discussion papers are a bad joke, right?

4 day(s) ago

Foreign policy segment of ANC’s discussion documents laughable, writes Simon Barber

Columnists

ON THE WATER: ANC casts itself at feet of those rejecting us

11 hour(s) ago

Brics policy note shows ruling party’s deference to thugs of the world, writes Neels Blom

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Bank on message amid markets rout

Lesetja Kganyago.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
3 day(s) ago

Governor Lesetja Kganyago reiterates central bank will not move to defend the rand — nor use interest rates to try to stem currency’s weakening

Columnists

Urbanisation positions property as key building block in Africa

Dianna Games promo
11 hour(s) ago

Continent’s long-term urbanisation trend gives rise to building boom, writes Dianna Games

Opinion & Analysis

Minimum wage is no magic bullet

Mine. Picture: SOWETAN
3 day(s) ago

Higher pay helps, but South Africa requires a structural reform plan, writes Joel Netshitenzhe

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Mining pact is a good start

Workers drill in a gold mine in Kibali, Democratic Republic of Congo. Picture: BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
3 day(s) ago

Broader discussion on issues affecting industry long overdue since platinum sector labour crisis

Columnists

Saru should put funds to good use and develop rugby at grassroots

4 day(s) ago

Furore over paucity of black players in Bok squad has been dismissed in some quarters as par for course in a World Cup year. This is nonsense, writes Liz McGregor

Opinion & Analysis

National bodies fall flat in service delivery

Municipal workers fix potholes in Zola, Soweto, in this picture taken in February 2013. The Financial and Fiscal Commission says there is lack of investment by local government in the maintenance of roads and sewerage infrastructure.  Picture: SOWETAN
3 day(s) ago

Beyond less-than-stellar delivery record, municipalities often in a better position to understand community needs, write Sabelo Mtantato and Sasha Peters

Columnists

It suits ANC to push openness in funding

Anthony Butler promo
3 day(s) ago

Transparency in party funding could make contributors to opposition groups more vulnerable, writes Anthony Butler

Columnists

STREET DOGS: Corrections

4 day(s) ago

You don’t need analysts in a bull market, and you don’t want them in a bear market, writes Michel Pireu

Opinion & Analysis

Charity must begin at home for graft-riddled Department of Home Affairs

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

South African embassies around the world ill-equipped to issue visas on a large scale, writes Lorenzo Fioramonti

Columnists

THE INSIDER: Edgy young communists tilt at archives windmill

SABC television studios in Auckland Park. The uptake of digital broadcasting technology will see an increase from three SABC channels to more than 10 channels. Picture: KEVIN SUTHERLAND
4 day(s) ago

It's unclear why fire sale of South African Broadcasting Corporation's apartheid programming archives riles young reds

Columnists

THICK END OF THE WEDGE: When a recession is really a revolution

Peter Bruce promo
3 day(s) ago

What manufactured products, or technologies, does China buy from us? The Americans import 60,000 cars made in SA a year, writes Peter Bruce

Opinion & Analysis

The sorry state of retrenchments

Telkom. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
4 day(s) ago

Government entities South African Airways and Telkom bungle bids to cut costs, writes Bradley Conradie

View more

Letters

LETTER: Cruelty lost in a bookkeeper’s view

An image grab taken off a video on Tuesday reportedly released by the Islamic State group through Al-Furqan Media, one of the Jihadist platforms used by the militant organisation on the web, allegedly shows Japanese hostages Kenji Goto (L) and Haruna Yukawa (R) in orange jumpsuits with a black-clad militant brandishing a knife as he addresses the camera in English, standing between them at an undisclosed location. Picture: AFP PHOTO

Stalking Islamic State fanatics in Iraq will proved hunters with the same adrenalin rush

LETTER: Alcohol propaganda

LETTER: Steel pricing disaster

LETTER: Change policy makers

View more

Cartoons

View more

The Third Umpire

Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler, for ranting on about “negative” reporting after a reporter asked an awkward question about his thinking behind the team selection, as is a journo’s job. Feeling the pressure much, Eric?

thumb
Our Vote
Out
Cast your vote

Oger Telecom deputy CEO Mazen Abou Chakra. Considering the amount of debt Cell C is carrying it really needs a white knight, so the fact that there seems to be so much buyer interest out there is a stroke of luck.

thumb
Our Vote
In
Cast your vote

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie. It’s never going to be fun having to report the company’s worst figures in a decade, but when the fundamentals are out of your control what matters is how management responds.

thumb
Our Vote
Out
Cast your vote

Standard Bank

Share search

Type in a share code or part of a company’s name in the Company Lookup box, then select the company name from the list of results and click Go to view its tearsheet with share data, news and more.
  • All Share : 49894.22
    Change: -0.15%
    Top 40 : 44283.15
    Change: -0.23%
    Financial 15 : 16299.9
    Change: -0.81%
    Industrial 25 : 64088.18
    Change: 0.06%
    Resource 10 : 35889.76
    Change: -0.51%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data
  • FTSE 100 : 6247.94
    Change: 0.90%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 16508.85
    Change: -0.81%
    All Share : 49894.22
    Change: -0.15%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 5222.1
    Change: 0.00%
    S&P 500 index : 1976.97
    Change: -0.60%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data
  • ZAR/USD : 13.2507
    Change: -0.38%
    ZAR/GBP : 20.4054
    Change: -0.29%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.8831
    Change: 0.14%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1091
    Change: 0.18%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.4518
    Change: -0.66%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data
  • N/A : 1131.28
    Change: -0.22%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1008.88
    Change: -0.74%
    Silver US$/oz : 14.53
    Change: -0.41%
    Palladium US$/oz : 595.45
    Change: 1.59%
    Brent Crude : 48.65
    Change: -2.80%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data