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 2018-01-24 07:22 

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Rebuild confidence and clean out the rot: Christine Lagarde's message from the IMF to Cyril ....

'Recent initiatives to improve governance and strengthen public institutions are steps in the right direction. These efforts need to be sustained'...

 2018-01-24 07:22 

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WATCH: Bonds hold their breath, waiting for further political developments...

Jonathan Myerson Head of Fixed Interest at Granate Asset Management talks to Business Day TV about global and local bond market activity...

 2018-01-24 07:22 

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MPs unimpressed by Anoj Singh's amnesia over Eskom's Gupta contracts...

Pravin Gordhan says Singh should be declared a delinquent director and charged with contravening the Public Finance Management Act...

 2018-01-24 07:22 

Business Live

Anglo American confident it will get the its long-awaited licences to expand in Brazil...

The licences will allow the company to expand its iron ore extraction capacity at Minas-Rio mine...

 2018-01-24 06:22 

Business Live

Gold is firm on support from weaker dollar...

Metal holds near a four-month high as the greenback sinks to a fresh three-year low, while the worry about potential trade wars leads to some risk-off trade...

 2018-01-24 05:21 

Business Live

Consumer spending trends in 2018...

To survive and thrive in the future, brands need to take changing consumer shopping and spending trends into consideration...

 2018-01-24 04:21 

Business Live

Minimum wage activists object to bill's exclusion of contractors...

National Minimum Wage Initiative argues that existing definition of 'employee' exposes workers to exploitation...

 2018-01-24 04:21 

Business Live

Investors choose to hold on to Resilient...

Some asset managers are refusing to sell Resilient 'based on rumours'...

 2018-01-24 04:21 

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Injured Nadal retires on day of Aussie Open upsets...

Mertens becomes the first Belgian to make the semis...

 2018-01-24 04:21 

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Bra Hugh's trumpet blast rings on...

Masekela was a master of the trumpet tongue-ing technique — fast, sharp and strongly articulate...

 2018-01-24 04:21 

Business Live

Market data - January 23 2018...

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices...

 2018-01-24 04:21 

Business Live

CHRIS GILMOUR: Black Friday spending gave Santa a run for his money...

Market ratings appear rather optimistic, given the economic headwinds that are likely to prevail...

 2018-01-23 21:19 

Business Live

Justice department to lead state capture inquiry, says Presidency...

Justice Raymond Zondo emphasises the gravity of the inquiry and promises rigorous work in line with his terms of reference...

 2018-01-23 17:17 

Business Live

Anoj Singh denies misleading Brown, saying McKinsey was not in question...

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has been accused of lying to Parliament but says she was misinformed by Eskom...

 2018-01-23 17:17 

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Minister Faith Muthambi is sending long-serving staff into 'exile'...

Muthambi has forced the transfer of her director-general to another department following a breakdown in their working relationship — and he is not the first...

 2018-01-23 17:17 

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Steinhoff creditor groups join forces ahead of a potential debt restructuring...

Some holders of the European unit's bond hire advisers ahead of a creditors at meeting on Friday; Steinhoff raised R7.1bn from a sale of stake in PSG Group on Monday...

 2018-01-23 17:16 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE rallies to record high on banks and retailers...

However, miners have a bad day with Anglo American dropping 3.22%, Glencore 3.16%, Kumba Iron Ore 4.38%, Assore 4.87% and Exxaro 5.2%...

 2018-01-23 16:17 

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NPA denies being pressured to get preservation orders against Gupta businesses...

NPA boss, Shaun Abrahams reportedly only agreed to pursue the Guptas after being threatened with court action, which the authority says is not true...

 2018-01-23 16:17 

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Fikile Mbalula promises Kagiso community that he will stop corrupt police...

Community members of Krugersdorp Kagiso and Munsieville demonstrated on roads and torched houses they say are being used as drug dens and brothels...

 2018-01-23 16:17 

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Twitter's Noto jumps ship to head online lender SoFi...

The shares drop on word that Anthony Noto, the microblogging site's business guru who lead its IPO in 2013, is leaving...

 2018-01-23 16:16 

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De Lille may face no-confidence motion by DA — for defiance...

A councillor says the Cape Town mayor 'does not consider herself part of the DA, or at least considers herself ... above the rules of the party'...

 2018-01-23 16:16 

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Cape Town's 'day zero' for water supply moved closer as disaster plans are put in place...

Day zero is now April 12; the operational plan for the day and beyond is still being finalised based on international best practice...

 2018-01-23 16:16 

Business Live

South African futures rally as JSE all share reaches new heights...

Meanwhile, the Dow closed at a record on Monday after the Senate reached a compromise deal to keep the US government open until February 8...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

Business Live

Gold rises as dollar weakens to near three-year lows...

Gold was mostly unaffected by the US government shutdown; platinum off highest in more than four months...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

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Court questions delays in commission's hate speech case against Edward Zuma...

The Equality Court voices concerns after a three-month delay in filing its court document by the SA Human Rights Commission...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

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Minister wants to interfere with SABC board positions, opposition parties say...

EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says the SABC's board is not bound by Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane's views on proposed candidates...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

Business Live

Overheard at Davos: WEF showmanship begins with Klaus Schwab — will it end with Donald Trump?...

On day one of the meeting, actor Cate Blanchett, singer Elton John and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan received a Crystal award for their various leadership roles...

 2018-01-23 15:16 

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Anoj Singh says the Reserve Bank has already investigated him...

The former Eskom finance director told a parliamentary inquiry into state capture that he has no knowledge of any company registered in his name globally...

 2018-01-23 14:16 

Business Live

Rand weaker as positive political sentiment fades...

Scepticism that Ramaphosa can fix all the country's economic ills is starting to creep into market sentiment...

 2018-01-23 14:16 

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African Democratic Change says David Mabuza could be SA's president in 2024...

Adec's leader, former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza, says Ramaphosa is limited by the ANC's top six and its 'unity without morality'...

 2018-01-23 14:16 

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'I will investigate anybody and everybody,' Raymond Zondo assures SA...

The deputy chief justice says he would not have taken on the job of running an inquiry into state capture if he had any fear...

 2018-01-23 13:16 

Business Live

Fried not boiled: how Cape Town restaurants are responding to the water crisis...

Re-using water from ice-buckets to wash the floor — or taking pasta off the menu completely — all are doing what they can...

 2018-01-23 13:16 

Business Live

Anoj Singh defends his role in Eskom contracts with Gupta-owned Tegeta and with McKinsey...

Singh — who resigned on Monday — insists the transactions were authorised by higher authorities within Eskom and that he did not contravene the PFMA...

 2018-01-23 12:16 

Business Live

EDITOR'S LUNCHBOX: Qedani Mahlangu continues to play the blame game...

Lonmin impairment pushes the miner's net worth to $674m, and Daily Maverick reports on Zuma-linked businessman Robert Huang's controversial dealings...

 2018-01-23 12:16 

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Cosatu wants Ramaphosa to fend off Cape Town water's 'day zero'...

Dimissing the city's mayor and the province's premier, the union federations wants someone with 'political authority' to intervene in the crisis...

 2018-01-23 12:15 

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Nehawu members at Wits strike for 8% wage increase...

The union also wants a 1% medical aid increase an end to outsourcing sports management and the reinstatement of long-term service awards in cash form...

 2018-01-23 12:15 

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Sassa kept information about paying social grants from me, Bathabile Dlamini says...

The social development minister says she only heard that the SA Social Development Agency would not make the deadline when the work streams approached her in October 2016...

 2018-01-23 12:15 

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Poundland seeks management buyout after Steinhoff scandal...

Former Asda CEO Andy Bond, who was headhunted by Steinhoff and named Poundland chair in November 2016, has approached various private equity firms...

 2018-01-23 12:15 

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Russian athletes banned from winter Olympics — despite no doping results...

At least three sportsmen are not on a list of potential participants; the Russian Olympic Committee is to request specific reasons for their exclusion...

 2018-01-23 12:15 

Business Live

JSE reaches new record in line with world markets...

The JSE is at 61,568.7 points at midday, with retailers and banks rising, some to record highs, but miners slipping...

 2018-01-23 11:15 

Business Live

UCT plans for Day Zero, urging students and staff to help save water...

Acting vice-chancellor Prof Loretta Feris says the university is developing contingency plans which include installing digital water meters and creating a detailed water management plan...

 2018-01-23 11:15 

Business Live

Tesla says Musk to receive no compensation — unless the company does well...

The electric-vehicle maker's market capitalisation must increase to R100bn for Musk's stock options first tranche to be vested...

 2018-01-23 10:15 

Business Live

Niki Lauda makes winning bid for the airline he founded, Niki...

His bid scuppers a previously agreed sale to the airline to British Airways' owner IAG...

 2018-01-23 10:15 

Business Live

Constitutional Court dismisses former KwaZulu-Natal health department head's case...

Sibongile Zungu took former premier Senzo Mchunu to court to get her job back, lost, and then went all the way to the top court to ask that he be made to pay her legal costs...

 2018-01-23 10:15 

Business Live

Bathabile Dlamini caught in a contradiction at Sassa inquiry...

The minister was evasive on the matter of the controversial work streams, but admitted to receiving a letter from former Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza raising concerns...

 2018-01-23 10:15 

Business Live

Bonds slightly firmer as the rand consolidates...

The rand is range bound as it waits for further political news locally; CPI figures are due out on Wednesday...

 2018-01-23 10:15 

Business Live

DA mayors part of the reason behind the party's mounting problems...

Instead of capitalising on voter antagonism towards the ANC and President Jacob Zuma over a succession of scandals, the DA has stumbled...

 2018-01-23 09:15 

Business Live

Afro-jazz superstar Hugh Masekela dies...

Masekela gained international recognition with hits such as Soweto Blues...

 2018-01-23 09:15 

Business Live

Bonds soften slightly in line with weaker rand...

Sasfin Securities bond analysts say emerging-market bonds have been buoyed recently, but the focus will now shift to central bank commentary...

 2018-01-23 08:15 

Business Live

Netflix subscriber numbers and profits soar, but it's not chilling...

Its market cap breached $100bn as the stock leapt 9% — a sign of investors' faith that its heavy spending will continue to bear fruit...

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