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Nicky Newton-King. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL

Reserve Bank caught in JSE error

2 hour(s) ago

The monetary policy committee's interest rate call was partly based on distorted inflow data

National

NPA assures Willie Hofmeyr he is not under investigation

Willie Hofmeyr. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
2 hour(s) ago

The Public Protector candidate and former Asset Forfeiture Unit head’s battle with strip club owner Andrew Phillips resurfaces

Markets

Miners likely to drag JSE down on Tuesday

JSE. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 hour(s) ago

Kumba Iron Ore is expected to report an earnings rise on Tuesday while AECI will report a drop of up to 60% and Ellies a narrower loss

Americas

Michelle Obama delivers glowing endorsement of Clinton

Michelle Obama. Picture: REUTERS
48 minute(s) ago

First lady makes link between Hillary Clinton and her hopes for her two teenage daughters, Sasha and Malia

Economy

EXCLUSIVE: Quality of education must be improved, says IMF

POINT OF VIEW:  IMF senior resident representative Axel Schimmelpfennig’s four-year term in SA ends in August. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 hour(s) ago

Outgoing IMF executive Axel Schimmelpfennig tells Business Day SA has made progress but must address poor education and high unemployment

Property

UK’s Hammerson poised to be the largest property stock on the JSE

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2 hour(s) ago

The blue-chip British real estate investment trust lined up for the JSE in September has a £9bn portfolio of retail and leisure assets

Economy

SA is top foreign direct investment destination in Africa

POWERLESS: Eskom has taken a decision to stop buying electricity from independent power producers, despite the significant foreign direct investment inflows the renewable energy sector has attracted. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

SA powers past key African states to attract investment into 130 projects, mostly in renewable energy, EY report shows

Industrials

Denel fires back in court battle over LMT Holdings

Denel's  Rooivalk helicopter. Picture: THE TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

In a responding in a affidavit Denel CEO Zwelakhe Ntshepe dismisses as ‘sensational’ LMT Holdings’s claims of ‘state capture by proxy’

National

Cape Town wants to control its energy future, says De Lille

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 hour(s) ago

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille questions Eskom’s decision to forego ‘cheapest form of new electricity generation’

Thuli Madonsela. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

EDITORIAL: The very public protector

SA's citizenry, with unprecedented access to the process of appointing a new public protector, must ensure the committee selects the best candidate

Columnists

Aubrey Matshiqi promo

The future of the ANC must be a new majority with new values and a different political culture, writes Aubrey Matshiqi

ANC should not be an old-age beauty contest

Columnists

Top guns in the Proteas Test squad have the talent and mental strength but the bowlers are a liability, writes Neil Manthorp

Proteas in need of some first-class practice

Politics

Gwede Mantashe rebukes Fransman for dividing party in Western Cape

Gwede Mantashe. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
2 hour(s) ago

Marius Fransman is not off the hook and cannot return to work, says ANC secretary-general

National

Expropriation bill returned to Parliament

DEFENDER:  Deputy Public Works Minister Jeremy Cronin has consistently defended the bill, claiming it was fully compliant with the Constitution’s property clause. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
2 hour(s) ago

In a surprise move, President Jacob Zuma sends the controversial Expropriation Bill back to Parliament over procedural concerns

National

Study for relocation of Parliament to Pretoria launched

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2 hour(s) ago

The feasibility study has a six-month timeline and must provide a cost estimate for the monumental undertaking

Retail & Consumer

Pick n Pay’s new structure ‘not enough’

Raymond Ackerman. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

Pikwik shareholders set for a R3bn-plus windfall cheer the changes while those holding Pick n Pay Stores shares riled by 34% dilution

Americas

Sanders blasts ‘demagogue’ Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders stand together during a campaign rally. Picture: REUTERS/BRIAN SNYDER
8 hour(s) ago

Donald Trump injects himself into the email controversy, saying it proves the system’s rigged

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks following victory in the New York state primary on Tuesday in New York City. Picture: AFP

Debt is no longer taboo for a new wave of politicians

Donald Trump has caught the policy mood: fiscal austerity is going out of fashion around the world, writes Gillian Tett

Telecoms & Technology

Cwele to fight Icasa spectrum decision

Siyabonga Cwele. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 hour(s) ago

The government's decision to seek court relief on spectrum licences follows unsuccessful meetings with Icasa

Asia-Pacific

Attacker in Japan stabs, kills 19 in their sleep at disabled centre

Japan disability facility. Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

This is Japan’s worst mass killing in decades

Financial Services

BEE partners drop R2bn suit against Abil

In modern capitalist countries, amassed economic power defines the royalty of the day, says the writer.  Picture: THINKSTOCK
2 hour(s) ago

BEE investors Hlumisa and Eyomhlaba hand back their shares to settle an old debt

National

ANC’s councillors being primed to govern in coalitions

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 hour(s) ago

The ANC looks past the local government election to prepare its councillor candidates in managing coalitions

Politics

Athol Trollip unfazed by claims of abuse

Athol Trollip addresses supporters during a rally outside mayor Danny Jordaan’s office in Port Elizabeth in April. Picture: AFP PHOTO/MICHAEL SHEEHAN
1 hour(s) ago

DA mayoral candidate tells Business Day the abuse claims are a politically motivated smear campaign ahead of elections

African News

Obama half-brother favours Republicans in November election

CONCERNS:  Malik Obama, half-brother of Barack Obama, is critical of the US president’s leadership. Picture: REUTERS/THOMAS MUKOYA
1 hour(s) ago

Kenya-based US citizen Malik Obama endorses 'down-to-earth' Republican Donald Trump

Americas

Trump boosts chance of Democratic gains in the US congress, says Nancy Pelosi

FRENEMIES: John Boehner kissed Nancy Pelosi when he took over her duties as speaker of the house in 2010. Picture: BLOOMBERG
1 hour(s) ago

The Republican minority leader calls Trump ’the gift that keeps on giving’ and says she knew Russians had breached the Democratic national committee’s email system

Asia-Pacific

Regional meeting glosses over ruling against China

DENIAL: Foreign ministers link hands during the Asean-US meeting. From left, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, John Kerry of the US, Tan Sri Othman Hashim of Malaysia and Saleumxay Kommasith of Laos. Picture: EPA/NYEIN CHAN NAING
1 hour(s) ago

China scores a diplomatic victory as Asean meeting drops references to a contentious maritime court ruling

Property

Arrowhead muscles in on smaller fund Emira with bid

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1 hour(s) ago

Arrowhead has clinched the support of shareholders holding about 22% of Emira’s shares for the proposed deal

Mining

Amplats wary of oversupply as profit slumps

Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith addresses the media on the company’s results in Johannesburg on Monday.  He said all things being equal, the firm  should be able to start paying dividends again. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
1 hour(s) ago

The world’s biggest platinum miner has delayed decisions on major projects for two years, into 2018, when it expects demand to improve

Property

Echo Polska’s JSE listing offers Polish exposure

Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 hour(s) ago

The September listing will be a boon for many South African property investors hungry for direct exposure to offshore real estate markets

Industrials

Hulamin doubles net profit at the half-way stage

1 hour(s) ago

The group says consistent manufacturing output and the weaker rand boost sales and revenue

Financial Services

Universal Partners to list on AltX and then seek investments

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1 hour(s) ago

The Mauritian-based company secures anchor investors' commitments but still lacks target assets for the R1bn it plans to raise from the IPO

Europe

Equity investors flee from the uncertainty in Europe

CHARTING HISTORY: Traders at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange. German voters will go to the polls in 2017, one of many political uncertainties bedevilling stock markets in the eurozone. Picture: REUTERS
1 hour(s) ago

Favourable valuations are not enough to attract buyers to an area of constant crises, writes Sofia Horta e Costa

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Cartoons

Introducing a game-styled environment can help motivate and manage younger workers. Picture: REUTERS/TORU HANAI

Games have a role in the workplace

Motivating a millennial-rich workforce means plugging into the prestige and social recognition of gaming rewards, writes Wynand Smit

Management

How a new MSCI study vindicates critics of CEO pay

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20 hour(s) ago

The research looked at 800 CEOs at US companies, and concluded that pay and performance were out of kilter, even over the long term

Opinion

BRAND COMMUNICATION: More clients want one-stop marketing services

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Integrated agencies offer clients more bang for their buck — traditional advertising, social media, shopper marketing, and public relations services

Sibusiso Vilakazi. Picture: SAMUEL SHIVAMBU/BACKPAGEPIX

‘Vila’ will fight for his spot at Downs

Vilakazi is the kind of player who enjoys being in the box and being on the end of a killer pass, if he is not providing it himself

Rugby

Whiteley input key to Lions’ final ambitions

Warren Whiteley. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/SYDNEY SESHIBEDI
3 hour(s) ago

Lions will increasingly rely on Warren Whiteley’s calming influence to make it to Super Rugby final

Other Sport

Chad le Clos opens up about his life in new documentary

Chad le Clos. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
17 hour(s) ago

Unbelievable: The Chad le Clos Story details his gruelling training schedule‚ takes a trip down memory lane to his high-school and gives a glimpse of his family

Other Sport

Russia spared Olympics blanket ban

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1 day(s) ago

The International Olympic Committee defers to sports federations after damning Wada report on drug use during the Sochi 2014 Games

Rugby

Confidence grows in the hunt for title

Courtnall Skosan (R) of the Lions scores a try despite tackle from Crusaders' Israel Dagg during the 2016 Super Rugby game between the Lions and the Crusaders at Ellis Park on Saturday.  Picture: EPA/RYAN WILKISKY
1 day(s) ago

The Lions may have finished the game with two sumptuous tries but everything was born from their heavenly start

Opinion

Proteas in need of some first-class practice

Top guns in the Proteas Test squad have the talent and mental strength but the bowlers are a liability

Standard Bank

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The Third Umpire

Cyclist Louis Meintjes, for finishing in the top 10 of the Tour de France at the weekend, the first South African to have achieved this feat, and just seven minutes behind the SA-educated winner, Chris Froome.

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ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransman, whose attempt to exonerate and reinstate himself while still facing harassment charges and a disciplinary hearing has only highlighted the factional divisions in the party.

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