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Numsa wary of wage offer amendment24/7/2014 14:11
Trade union Numsa expressed fears that an amendment by employers to the new wage offer will result in retrenchments or restructuring in the next three years.
Holiday town prices show improvement24/7/2014 13:54
There has been a noticeable improvement in house price performance in the holiday town residential market, an FNB estate agent survey revealed on Thursday.
FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv aiport24/7/2014 12:50
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
Banks must help in nuclear bid: Ramaphosa24/7/2014 12:37
The country's financial institutions should assist government to cost and fund the intended nuclear build programme, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa suggested on Thursday.
China avoids second corporate bond default: report24/7/2014 10:50
A construction firm narrowly avoided becoming the second company in China's modern financial history to default on a corporate bond after a last-minute rescue by local authorities, state-run media said Thursday.
Nokia reports renaissance, shares jump24/7/2014 10:36
Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia jumped back into profit in the second quarter, it reported on Thursday, boosted by restructuring after it lost its leading position in handsets and sold its phone division to Microsoft.
Nokia intros most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device yet24/7/2014 7:54
With a retail price of €99 (around $135), the Nokia Lumia 530 promises to make Microsoft's mobile operating system accessible to a wider clientele. In light of its low price, it's no surprise that this four-inch Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone is not 4G-ready.
Hong Kong stocks up 0.39% by break24/7/2014 7:10
Hong Kong shares ended the morning session 0.39 percent higher on Thursday after preliminary figures showed an index of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in June.