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Fresh offer in platinum strike18/4/2014 12:02
Amplats, Implats and Lonmin have presented the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union with a new offer in a bid to end the strike in the platinum sector.
Mbete hints at SME department17/4/2014 13:36
The creation of a small and medium enterprises department is very likely, African National Congress national chairwoman Baleka Mbete said on Thursday.
Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million17/4/2014 7:48
Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant.
Dollar lower in Asia after upbeat data, Beige Book17/4/2014 7:43
The dollar drifted lower in Asia Thursday as upbeat US data and dovish comments from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen suggested the central bank would hold steady on the pace of its stimulus tapering.
Oil prices mixed in Asian trade17/4/2014 7:33
Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Thursday as dealers weighed lingering concerns over the Ukraine crisis with a weaker-than-expected US stockpiles report, analysts said.
Healthcare costs to be probed17/4/2014 7:30
Market inquiries, such as the one into private healthcare, were not accusations, or punishment, but may end up helping markets to function better, former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo said in Johannesburg yesterday.
SA banks fined for money laundering16/4/2014 11:53
The Reserve Bank has fined South Africa's big four banks a total of R125m after conducting inspections regarding anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism.
SABMiller hurting in Western Europe16/4/2014 11:06
Global beer brewing giant SABMiller continues to suffer from the under-performance of its Western Europe markets which have been a drag on it since the dawn of the global financial crisis.
Samsung exec says Galaxy S5 to outsell S416/4/2014 9:39
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets.
Tourism on the increase16/4/2014 9:21
Close to 1 million tourists visited South Africa during December, the highest ever recorded number of tourists in any one month.