• Wednesday, October 07 2015
  • JSE Sens
  • Register


Cosatu renews campaign against e-tolls

2 hour(s) ago

Congress of South African Trade Unions marches in downtown Johannesburg, protests against labour broking demands decent jobs


Specialist tobacconists seek exemptions from display laws

4 hour(s) ago

Owner of country’s oldest specialist tobacconist describes as ‘absurd’ proposed regulations to restrict display of tobacco, tobacco-related products at point of sale


Africa needs ‘strong political parties, state bodies to prevent conflict’

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
1 hour(s) ago

At dinner to celebrate anniversary of Tiso Foundation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says conflict in Africa has taught us need for ‘strong rule of law, strong political parties’

African Business

Credit Suisse CEO warns on African debt ‘madness’

Tidjane Thiam. Picture: REUTERS/ARND WIEGMANN
1 hour(s) ago

Tidjane Thiam says it is ‘madness’ for African nations to rely on loans in foreign currencies to fund vital infrastructure including roads, power, clean water


Fitch likely to downgrade SA, says Barclays Africa economist

Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Rating agency likely to downgrade country in December, on deteriorating economic growth outlook, continuing job losses


Power is the ‘ability to tell people the truth’, says Lagarde

International Monetary Fund MD Christine Lagarde. Picture: REUTERS
54 minute(s) ago

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde shares her thoughts on Greek restructuring talks, governance reforms, her inner sense of justice


Sibanye’s new deal raises its PGM play

Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
10 hour(s) ago

Aquarius shares surge as acquisition puts it in top five platinum group miners


Leadership battle in starting blocs

All eyes will be on this week’s ANC mid-term review, writes Natasha Marrian


Leon Louw promo

His crypto-Marxism, moribund ideology and muddled thinking are concealed by an intellectual sleight of hand in his book, Capital in the Twenty-First ...

Piketty fails to convince on inequality


World Economic Forum survey a ‘world opinion’ fallacy of prismed views to support business and blame government, writes Steven Friedman

Local business views recycled as world opinion


North Korea prepares to pay tribute to Workers’ Party

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a New Year's address in this Thursday photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang. Picture: REUTERS / KCNA
1 hour(s) ago

Diplomatically elusive North set to put on goose-stepping, tank-rumbling, missile-bristling show to honour party that has served Kim family for generations

Retail & Consumer

Brewers’ merger ‘would hurt consumers’

NO DEAL:  Public Investment Corporation CEO Daniel Matjila. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
10 hour(s) ago

Public Investment Corporation CEO Daniel Matjila says Anheuser-Busch InBev takeover of brewer SABMiller would create ‘some kind of monopoly’

Trade & Industry

SA hits Agoa ball back into US court

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies addresses Parliament’s trade and industry portfolio committee on Tuesday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
9 hour(s) ago

Rob Davies says SA has done all it can to address African Growth and Opportunity Act concerns, as new report shows retaliation for controversial private security bill will hurt


Samsung flags nearly 80% jump in operating profit

A worker walks at a construction site of Samsung Engineering in Seoul.   Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Samsung Electronics indicates jump in quarterly profit, as sales of chips, displays offset stiff competition in smartphones from Apple, cheaper Chinese rivals


IMF downbeat on SA as it warns global growth worst since 2009

International Monetary Fund’s revisions released as a separate business confidence index falls to a 22-year low


London listing in sight for Mediclinic

10 hour(s) ago

Listing hinges on Mediclinic International clinching a reverse takeover with United Arab Emirates-based Al Noor Hospital Group

Opinion & Analysis

Copyright should last 30 years

COMMERCIAL VALUE: The copyright for Happy Birthday to You has been struck down, but Mickey Mouse will enjoy protection until 2024, or longer if terms are extended yet again. Picture: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE
9 hour(s) ago

Holders of creative rights get too many happy returns, writes Tim Harford

Transport & Tourism

Prasa berated for wasteful spend

Prasa chairman Popo Molefe and acting CEO Nkosinathi Khena face a tough job putting the rail parastatal back on track. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
9 hour(s) ago

Auditor-general condemns almost R20m in ‘fruitless and wasteful’ expenditure including interest on late payments and cash to employees and consultants

Middle East

Russia denies hit on historic Syrian city, flying over Turkey

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg attends a Nato ambassadors meeting on Turkey at the Nato headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday. Picture: EPA/JULIEN WARNAND
10 hour(s) ago

Russian defence ministry angrily dismisses reports that it launched air strikes against the Syrian city of Palmyra as false

Telecoms & Technology

Huawei bids for Telkom contract

Wu Cong Cheng. Picture: SUPPLIED
9 hour(s) ago

Chinese telecoms equipment supplier Huawei solicits partnerships for Telkom’s engineering and field workers contract

Middle East

Abbas wary of conflict, Israel destroys homes

9 hour(s) ago

Palestinian president says he does not want spike in violence in East Jerusalem and Israeli-occupied West Bank to spiral into armed conflict with Israel


Sit out the dance, Gross tells investors

Job seekers attend a Job Fair Giant career fair in Sterling Heights, Michigan, US. Picture: BLOOMBERG
10 hour(s) ago

Bill Gross says US equities have another 10% to fall and investors should sit out current volatility in cash


China’s yuan surpasses yen in global payment rankings

Yuan Renminbi. Picture: EPA/WOO HE
10 hour(s) ago

Chinese currency shrugs off surprise devaluation to rise to its highest ranking to date and boosts its claim for reserve status


Birthday wishes pour in for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: REUTERS
40 minute(s) ago

President Jacob Zuma, former president FW de Klerk among those sending Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu messages on his 84th birthday


Minister Brown says no to privatisations

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown addresses the media on Thursday.  Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
9 hour(s) ago

Antiprivitisation stance effectively puts to rest any prospect of mixed ownership for state-owned entities

Law & Constitution

Four women picked as Gauteng High Court judges

TIME OUT: Adv Ishmael Semenya (left), EFF leader Julius Malema and Justice Minister Michael Masutha during a tea break at the interviews for judicial appointments in the Northern Cape on Tuesday. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
9 hour(s) ago

Plain sailing and no surprises at Judicial Service Commission interviews that yield four women of the six new appointments


Neutrino research nets Nobel for physics

Takaaki Kajita.  Picture: REUTERS
9 hour(s) ago

Japanese and Canadian scientist win the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics for discovering that elusive subatomic particles called neutrinos have mass


Motsoaledi signs health deal with China

Aaron Motsoaledi. Picture: THE SOWETAN
9 hour(s) ago

Framework agreement says China will match 20 of its tertiary hospitals with African facilities to strengthen clinical practice

Retail & Consumer

Currency slides hit SABMiller revenue

9 hour(s) ago

Increased lager sales in brewer’s growing African and Latin American markets more than offsets lower volumes in North America and Asia Pacific


Scandal-hit VW moves to reel in all spending

A measuring hose for emissions inspections in diesel engines sticks in the exhaust tube of a Volkswagen Golf 2,0 TDI diesel car at a garage in Frankfurt an der Oder, eastern Germany. Picture: AFP
10 hour(s) ago

New Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller says company will delay or cancel nonessential projects as pressure mounts to slash spending in wake of the diesel-emissions scandal


Resurgent Sirius to seek SA investment after German deal

9 hour(s) ago

Property company’s management team set to meet South African investors after ‘active and successful period’

View more


Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, whose department has already committed to 13,225MW of renewable energy generation by 2025. Picture: SIYABULELA DUDA

SA’s renewable energy plan a global success story

World Wildlife Fund calls South Africa’s renewable energy sector 'a flagship public-private partnership model for SA and the rest of Africa', writes Kevin Nassiep

Opinion & Analysis

Proposed new customs regime a step backwards

New border management proposals will impede the flow of goods, critics say. Picture: SOWETAN
9 hour(s) ago

Regulations would undermine progress made in customs management and ultimately hurt the economy, writes Virusha Subban


Power? Let the men have it

Picture: ISTOCK
9 hour(s) ago

Harvard Business School research shows women aren’t in leadership positions because they just don’t want the jobs, writes Rebecca Greenfield


Lagos whizzes sow digital seed

Lagos, Nigeria. Picture: EPA/AHMED JALLANZO
9 hour(s) ago

With exclusively Nigeria-focused clickbait, listicles and quizzes, Zikoko is doing what BuzzFeed cannot do for Nigerians, writes Maggie Fick


Working across time zones to woo the world, a hotel MD never clocks out

Clive Bennett. Picture: SUPPLIED
9 hour(s) ago

One&Only MD Clive Bennett attributes hotel’s success to global market penetration and reach, and attracting local clientele, writes Eugene Yiga

NO MISTAKES: Springbok scrumhalf and captain Fourie du Preez passes the ball during a training session in Teddington, west London on Tuesday. The skipper wants the Boks to have a healthy halftime lead against the USA on Wednesday. Picture: AFP

Du Preez wants to avoid USA dogfight

A fast start and healthy lead by halftime would be ideal for Springbok captain Fourie du Preez in Wednesday’s clash against USA


Beckenbauer backs Sexwale for top Fifa job

Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
10 hour(s) ago

German Football Association’s Franz Beckenbauer backs Tokyo Sexwale as possible candidate for Fifa presidency


Bulls coach hunts home semi before Super Rugby

Bulls coach Nollis Marais.   Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LEE WARREN
10 hour(s) ago

Bulls coach Nollis Marais upbeat on good start to his reign as Super Rugby coach in revamped southern hemisphere competition


Five areas Springboks will look to dominate

10 hour(s) ago

Key areas the Springboks will have to pay attention to during clash against USA on Wednesday


Bafana travels unfair on Pirates players

10 hour(s) ago

Orlando Pirates question fairness of three key players joining Bafana Bafana's Central American tour following their Caf Confederation semifinal win


Counting unhatched chickens after Bucs win par for the course for country

Lavish pre-victory celebrations a unique South African distraction Pirates can ill afford — just ask Carlos Alberto Parreira

JSE Sens

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.
View more

The Third Umpire

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, who has egg all over her face after a court ruled she failed to apply her mind fairly when opting to remove registrar Johan Crouse from his position. Political expedience at its worst.

Our Vote
Cast your vote

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel, whose call for a “Chinese-style” crackdown on corruption in SA is right on the money, even if the chances of the country’s current leadership following his advice are slim to none.

Our Vote
Cast your vote

Justice Minister Michael Masutha, whose decision to delay Oscar Pistorius’s release has been upheld by the parole review board on the basis that he had not served a sixth of his sentence when parole was considered.

Our Vote
Cast your vote


No events scheduled

Like us on Facebook

  • All Share : 52533.56
    Change: 0.89%
    Top 40 : 47115.39
    Change: 1.05%
    Financial 15 : 16533.35
    Change: 0.30%
    Industrial 25 : 69734.72
    Change: 0.25%
    Resource 10 : 35796.25
    Change: 6.10%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data
  • FTSE 100 : 6375.88
    Change: 0.79%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 16790.19
    Change: 0.08%
    All Share : 52533.56
    Change: 0.89%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 5228.4
    Change: 0.00%
    S&P 500 index : 1979.92
    Change: -0.36%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data
  • ZAR/USD : 13.396
    Change: -0.95%
    ZAR/GBP : 20.472
    Change: -0.44%
    ZAR/EUR : 15.0664
    Change: -1.12%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1112
    Change: -0.71%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.6805
    Change: -0.10%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data
  • N/A : 1146.88
    Change: -0.03%
    Platinum US$/oz : 943.3
    Change: 0.82%
    Silver US$/oz : 15.96
    Change: 0.44%
    Palladium US$/oz : 696.57
    Change: -1.39%
    Brent Crude : 52.76
    Change: 1.19%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by Profile Data