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 2018-07-21 18:00 

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Dreaming of driving a Peugeot in U.S.? Trump may be a roadblock...

Car buffs with a taste for Gallic style may have to wait a while longer for French cars to return to the U.S., thanks in part to President Trump....

 2018-07-21 16:00 

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Sanctions push North Korea's economy into reverse...

North Korea's economic trajectory has u-turned from surprisingly strong growth in 2016 to a sharp contraction last year....

 2018-07-21 13:00 

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For drought-slammed farmers, changing old ways takes time - and cash...

In the parched, mountainous hills of Leliefontein, in SA's northwest Namakwa district, farmers have long made a living raising oxen and goats....

 2018-07-21 10:29 

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BRICS Business Council to address trade bottlenecks, says Davies...

The business meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is an important strategic element to address trade bottlenecks among the five countries....

 2018-07-21 10:00 

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Murdoch caps long career by laughing all the way to bank...

Rupert Murdoch had one more blockbuster deal in him. And it might be the grizzled veteran's sweetest yet....

 2018-07-21 08:00 

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#ICYMI: The 10 most read articles on Business Report this week...

We take a look at the business stories that trended on Business Report Online this past week....

 2018-07-21 07:00 

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Hollywood Braces for Collateral Damage From Trade War With China...

This was supposed to be a big year for Hollywood in China....

 2018-07-21 05:00 

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Tiffany & Co. bets on secret jewelry lab to regain diamond crown...

At Tiffany & Co.'s new workshop in Manhattan, jewelers sit at wooden desks peering through magnifying glasses as they polish silver rings....

 2018-07-20 20:30 

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SA policy uncertainty could push economy to recession in second quarter...

South Africa's economy still faces the risk of further contraction, hurt largely by policy uncertainty, economists have cautioned....

 2018-07-20 19:30 

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Excess Crude Account is illegal, Nigeria's Auditor-General warns...

Nigeria's Auditor-General Anthony Ayine has advised the Nigerian government to legalise its continuous maintenance of the Excess Crude Account....

 2018-07-20 18:30 

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Rural Kenya to get high-speed Internet access via balloons...

Loon says it will deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya from next year to cover rural and suburban areas....

 2018-07-20 17:30 

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OPINION: South Africa is a country of 'hardy rebels' ......

You're unlikely to find anyone who is not a fan of innovation writes Elton Bondi....

 2018-07-20 16:30 

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Calgro in expansion mood for memorial parks enterprise...

Listed property and property-related investment holding company Calgro M3 has expanded its memorial parks business to include two more provinces....

 2018-07-20 15:30 

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Swiss properties sold for R1.38bn...

Stenprop has reported the disposal of 7 properties in Switzerland for a total of R1.38bn....

 2018-07-20 14:30 

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Adient puts $7.4m into new car trim plant...

Automotive supplier Adient South Africa has expanded its local operations through the investment of $7.4m (R100m) in a new trim plant in Rosslyn....

 2018-07-20 13:30 

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Services firm joins 4 Africa Exchange...

Diversified financial services group Vunani Capital has joined 4 Africa Exchange (4AX) as its newest approved issuer agent....

 2018-07-20 12:30 

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WBHO expands its footprint in the UK market by 33m...

Construction group WBHO has expanded its presence in the UK market further with the acquisition of 60% of contractor Russells Limited....

 2018-07-20 11:30 

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OPINION: Promise of gold can only be kept through BEE and transformation...

Eight of the 15 members of Standard Bank's executive committee are black Africans writes Karabo Mashugane....

 2018-07-20 10:56 

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MTN customers lose airtime and data due to technical error...

MTN customers have lost airtime and data overnight because of a technical error....

 2018-07-20 10:30 

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De Beers buys Canadian company for R1bn...

Anglo American yesterday said that its subsidiary De Beers had bought a Canadian company for about R1.07billion....

 2018-07-20 10:19 

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Cell C's UltraBonus will triple your recharge value...

Cell C's newly launched UltraBonus will be available from July 19th, 2018...

 2018-07-20 09:30 

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Kumba expects drop in headline earnings...

Iron-ore producer Kumba said yesterday it expected its headline earnings to fall between 34 and 37percent for the half year to end June....

 2018-07-20 09:00 

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Sasol sees profit falling up to 11%...

Sasol said full-year profit probably fell as the world's biggest producer of fuel from coal takes a 16 billion-rand depreciation charge....

 2018-07-20 08:55 

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SA businesses happy with progress of Angolan trade and investment mission...

SA companies are happy with the progress of the Angolan five-day trade and investment mission...

 2018-07-20 08:47 

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Fashion world uproar after Burberry destroys $38m of unsold clothes and accessories...

Luxury clothing brand Burberry destroyed $38m of unsold clothes and other accessories instead of selling them at a cheaper price....

 2018-07-20 08:30 

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Massmart total sales steal leadon competition...

Massmart reported that its total sales for the 26 weeks to end July rose to R41.6bn from R40.78bn last year, while comparable store sales rose 0.2%....

 2018-07-20 08:26 

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EOH appoints Stephen van Coller as new CEO...

Stephen van Coller who will be exiting MTN at the end of August will join EOH as its CEO from the beginning of September....

 2018-07-20 08:00 

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More investment in research could improve Ethiopia's teff crop...

Ethiopia could increase production of its gluten-free and nutrient-rich cash crop teff....

 2018-07-20 07:53 

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7 things you need to know today...

We take a look at the latest business news this morning and top stories from our newsrooms across SA, Africa, and the world....

 2018-07-20 07:36 

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OPINION: Wikipedia hosts conference in Africa to save African languages...

If nothing is done to preserve African languages and knowledge online, they will die and be non-existent online writes Wesley Diphoko....

 2018-07-20 07:20 

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WATCH: Business Report TV - Market Update...

Get the latest market update and top stories from our newsrooms across South Africa, Africa and the world...

 2018-07-20 07:00 

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Roger Federer signs reported $300m deal with Uniqlo...

Swiss tennis player has signed a deal with Uniqlo that is reportedly worth $300 million....

 2018-07-20 06:30 

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Time's up: Your smartwatch could be spying on you...

After this, you may eye your smartwatch with some suspicion, and maybe that's not such a bad idea, writes Marchelle Abrahams....

 2018-07-20 06:00 

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Mango wins Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa Award...

Mango wins Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa Award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards....

 2018-07-20 05:30 

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Murray & Roberts lands four contracts in Australasia worth R4bn...

Listed engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts has been awarded four contracts in Australasia valued at R4 billion....

 2018-07-20 05:00 

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Nigerians bury cash in backyards as mobile money stumbles...

Every few days, Tasiu Abdurrahman takes the money he makes from selling spices in Nigeria's biggest northern city and buries it in his yard....

 2018-07-20 04:40 

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Reserve Bank slashes growth outlook by 0.5%...

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) said yesterday that it had slashed South Africa's gross domestic product growth outlook for this year by 0.5%....

 2018-07-20 04:30 

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Woolies profits to plummet by 20%...

Woolworths yesterday reported it expects its first full-year loss in 16 years as local sales fell....

 2018-07-19 20:30 

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Dis-Chem bolstered by solid sales growth in March-June...

South African drugstore chain Dis-Chem Pharmacies said on Thursday sales rose by 11% in the first four months of the financial year....

 2018-07-19 19:30 

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Steinhoff says around 90% of creditors support debt lock-up...

Steinhoff said around 90% of creditors for several subsidiaries supported an agreement to hold off debt claims for three years....

 2018-07-19 18:30 

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Anglo American says total production up 6%, driven by copper, coal...

Multinational mining company Anglo American on Thursday reported a six percent increase in total production on a copper equivalent basis....

 2018-07-19 17:30 

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MTN says exec committee member resigns...

MTN said its vice president of digital services, data analytics and business development Stephen van Coller had resigned....

 2018-07-19 16:30 

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Nigeria opens new light railway network in Abuja...

Nigeria has opened a new Chinese-built light railway network in the capital Abuja after 11 years of construction....

 2018-07-19 15:30 

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Ethiopia plans to sell state enterprises...

Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely....

 2018-07-19 14:55 

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#BRICSMedia Forum adopts Cape Town 2018 declaration...

The BRICS Media Forum summit, in acknowledging the centenary commemoration of Nelson Mandela, unanimously agreed to adopt the Cape Town 2018 declaration....

 2018-07-19 14:36 

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#BRICSMEDIA Forum adopts Action Plan for 2018 - 2019...

Dr Iqbal Surv presented the BRICS Media Forum Action Plan at the two-day conference....

 2018-07-19 14:30 

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Vukile acquires four retail assets in Spain for R7.1bn...

Vukile , the JSE-listed property fund, is set to double its retail property investments in Spain....

 2018-07-19 13:52 

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Public Servants Association says attacks on PIC viewed as political interference...

The wave of attacks on the PIC is viewed by the Public Servants Association as political interference....

 2018-07-19 13:36 

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#BRICSMEDIA: Africa needs to find its own voice...

Africa needs news told by Africans for Africans. This was the crux of the round table discussion on day 2 of the BRICS Media Forum....

 2018-07-19 13:30 

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Liviero Group in voluntary business rescue...

The Liviero Group, one of SA's largest construction groups with an annual turnover of more than R3bn has been placed in voluntary business rescue....

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