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Opinion
24 mins ago
#AfricaDay: Time for economic transition
#AfricaDay: Time for economic transition

Africa needs to move from being an extractive-based set of economies to ones based on learning, writes Calestous Juma.

International
29 mins ago
Exxon, Chevron push back against environmentalists
Exxon, Chevron push back against environmentalists

Climate activists seeking to pull investors into their camp are pushing Exxon Mobil and Chevron to limit money spent on exploration.

Companies
36 mins ago
SARB warns on security after Japan ATM heist
SARB warns on security after Japan ATM heist

SA’s Reserve Bank urged local institutions to boost their security after criminals used counterfeit Standard Bank cards to ...

Companies
45 mins ago
Taste’s ambitions cost its bottom line
Taste’s ambitions cost its bottom line

Taste Holdings, which recently brought Starbucks to SA, pays a hefty price for its expansion strategy as it reverses its previous profitable position.

International
46 mins ago
Jobs at risk as Microsoft pares phone ambitions
Jobs at risk as Microsoft pares phone ambitions

Microsoft is set to slash as many as 1 850 jobs as CEO Satya Nadella pares back the company’s ambitions in smartphones.

Business
49 mins ago
SA’s minimum-wage talks have stalled
SA’s minimum-wage talks have stalled

Talks on a national minimum wage for South Africa have effectively deadlocked, dashing hopes of its implementation this year.

Markets
66 mins
Energy, banking stocks boost European shares
Energy, banking stocks boost European shares

European equities climbed to a four-week high on Wednesday, with energy shares rising on the back of a rally in oil.

Markets
67 mins
Hong Kong stocks jump more than 2%
Hong Kong stocks jump more than 2%

The Hang Seng Index rose 2.7 percent on Wednesday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 2.8 percent.

Companies
88 mins
Slower economy hits Lewis’s earnings
Slower economy hits Lewis’s earnings

Furniture retailer Lewis says its full-year profit fell 26.5% as consumers continued to face a tough economic climate.

Companies
96 mins
Tsogo Sun posts 12% rise in profit
Tsogo Sun posts 12% rise in profit

Tsogo Sun’s gambling and accommodation sales grew more than expected in the last quarter.

International
99 mins
M&S dips as plan to revive clothing hits profit
M&S dips as plan to revive clothing hits profit

Marks & Spencer chief Steve Rowe’s strategy to reboot the UK retailer’s moribund clothing business gets a cool reception from investors.

International
100 mins
Now it’s Huawei vs Samsung
Now it’s Huawei vs Samsung

Huawei Technologies files patent suits against Samsung in the US and China after the two weren’t able to reach a licensing deal.

International
117 mins
Bayer confident about meeting Monsanto’s demands
Bayer confident about meeting Monsanto’s demands

Bayer is sure it can overcome Monsanto’s concerns about the regulatory risks related to a proposed deal.

Business
2 hours ago
Zimbabwe wants trade ban on ivory lifted
Zimbabwe wants trade ban on ivory lifted

Zimbabwe says its elephant population is twice what can be supported by available food and land.

Companies
2 hours ago
MTN looking to the longer term
MTN looking to the longer term

Regulatory pressure in Nigeria hit MTN’s organic revenue, but the telecoms company is confident about its future prospects.