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More pain as prices rise
24/4/2014 11:43
More pain as prices riseThe majority of South African consumers, especially the poor, are being affected by the prevailing upward inflation cycle, as food, power, transport and fuel prices soar.
3rd business snapshots
23/4/2014 19:48
3rd business snapshotsThe rand remained at three-week lows on Wednesday afternoon due to deteriorating risk sentiment towards emerging-market currencies.
Sound industrial policies for growth
24/4/2014 11:59
The longest global economic recession since the great depression in the 1930s led to the loss of 28 million jobs across the world and 1 million in South Africa.
Other SA Business News
SA wool prices riseSA wool prices rise
24/4/2014 8:49
South African wool prices continued to rise at this week's national sale
#TNABizBrief: SA must support localisation says Gigaba#TNABizBrief: SA must support localisation says Gigaba
24/4/2014 8:36
It is in South Africa's own interest to support localisation and small businesses, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said.
Platinum bosses, Amcu talks still underwayPlatinum bosses, Amcu talks still underway
23/4/2014 20:18
As negotiations continues on Wednesday afternoon, labour federation NACTU said the ball was on employers' court to reach agreement.
Costs of communicating have to drop: CarrimCosts of communicating have to drop: Carrim
23/4/2014 15:29
The costs of communicating have to drop, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said on Wednesday.
Midday business snapshotMidday business snapshot
23/4/2014 15:07
The JSE hit a new intraday record at 48‚810.03 points this morning. The bourse opened higher at 10am Wednesday amid strengthening global markets and firming gold shares after technical issues delayed trading.
Consumer price index hit 6% in MarchConsumer price index hit 6% in March
23/4/2014 11:34
Headline inflation (the consumer price index, or CPI) for all urban areas of South Africa hit 6% in March, according to a StatsSA report today.
Miners will not reap benefitsMiners will not reap benefits
23/4/2014 6:34
Despite a possible deal that could be struck soon between platinum mining companies labour union Amcu that could see the end of the three-month strike, experts are saying it will take years for workers to recoup the wages they have lost and repay the debt they have incurred during the stoppage.
Platinum producers, Amcu to meetPlatinum producers, Amcu to meet
23/4/2014 6:13
Talks between platinum producers and union Amcu to resolve the 12-week-long wage strike are expected to continue on Wednesday, the Chamber of Mines said.
FNB apologises for offensive tweetFNB apologises for offensive tweet
22/4/2014 20:46
First National Bank has apologised for an offensive tweet sent on Tuesday from the bank's "FNB Guy" account about a bomb being placed under a paralyzed person's wheelchair in Afghanistan.
Sekunjalo revenue up seven percentSekunjalo revenue up seven percent
22/4/2014 16:18
Empowerment company Sekunjalo Investments posted interim results showing a seven percent increase in group revenue.
Transnet pensioners get further R178m in bonusesTransnet pensioners get further R178m in bonuses
22/4/2014 16:12
Transnet pensioners are set to receive 13th cheques to a total value of R178 million.
Midday business snapshot on TuesdayMidday business snapshot on Tuesday
22/4/2014 14:33
Platinum sector wage talks were the talk of the JSE on Tuesday, although there was still no indication of what the unions’ response would be to Friday's new wage offer.
Royal Bafokeng Platinum output in 10% declineRoyal Bafokeng Platinum output in 10% decline
22/4/2014 11:24
Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBP) reported a 10% decline in production for the first quarter of 2014, citing safety related production stoppages.
Zuma reiterates ANC policy on black empowermentZuma reiterates ANC policy on black empowerment
22/4/2014 9:57
Africans, Indians and coloureds were deemed to be black in terms of the affirmative action policy which is aimed at redressing the economic imbalances of apartheid, President Jacob Zuma said.
Mango adds more flights to Port Elizabeth routeMango adds more flights to Port Elizabeth route
22/4/2014 8:41
Low-cost airline Mango said yesterday it would add flights on its Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth route from October.