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Brent steady below $60, heads for 4th weekly decline as glut persists

19/12/2014 09:52:04

Brent crude held below 60 dollars a barrel, near a five and a half year low, on Friday.

Tanzania’s GDP expands by 32% after rebasing - officials

19/12/2014 09:50:50

Tanzania said its GDP has expanded by 32 per cent after it rebased its calculation to incorporate new sectors in the economy.

Kenya security law approved despite disruptions in parliament

19/12/2014 09:44:52

Kenya's parliament approved new anti-terrorism laws on Thursday.

Nigerian central bank intervenes to prop up sliding naira

19/12/2014 08:19:10

Nigeria’s central bank intervened Thursday to prop up the failing naira.


Ellies to separate divisions, increase focus on core operations

18/12/2014 16:38:51

Ellies has said that the separate listings of its two businesses will allow for increased focus on their respective core operations.

Brent edges up to $62.35 after earlier crash in volatile trade

15/12/2014 08:49:55

Oil markets saw volatile trading in Asia on Monday as Brent prices first fell to a 5-1/2 year low.

Oil sinks below $63 to lowest in over 5 years on glut, weak demand

12/12/2014 11:12:51

Brent crude oil slipped on Friday to below 63 dollars a barrel.

Sliding rand helps South African shares rebound, gold miners shine

11/12/2014 06:48:26

South African stocks rebounded on Wednesday.

Special Reports

Introducing clean cooking solutions to Africa

28/11/2014 09:00:41

Traditional stoves and open fires for cooking may become a thing of the past with the introduction of clean alternative cooking solutions.

The next generation in cyber security

28/11/2014 08:49:02

With cyber criminals becoming increasingly sophisticated, technology has had to evolve more rapidly and is being introduced to South Africa.

Innovative energy storage devices to solve Africa’s power problems

21/11/2014 07:14:00

Energy storage devices could be used as a viable solution for power outages in South Africa as well as across the continent.

Healthcare innovation, vital to Africa’s economic growth

21/11/2014 06:14:58

Poor healthcare remains an issue in Africa however, innovations aimed at tackling African focused issues could increase economic growth.


Please beat the count Ali

24/10/2014 12:54:21

There are many Africans who are praying that Muhammad Ali will beat the count and rise from the hospital bed where he lies critically ill.

The rise of the island paradise

03/10/2014 11:32:19

From the moment you step on the plane you know Mauritius means business.

TB Joshua Lagos church collapse: the cheapness of life in Africa

19/09/2014 14:41:52

As a journalist, it makes me sick.

Farewell to a brave journalist: Steven Sotloff

05/09/2014 16:33:11

I never read any of his work, yet this week I mourn the gentle soul that was lost to journalism this week.

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  • All Share49,387.00
    Financial 1515,387.00
    Industrial 2561,813.00
  • ZAR/EUR14.20
  • Brent Crude Oil60.6
    GOLD USD/oz1,196.6
    Platinum USD/oz1,198.7
JSE All Share Index49,387.00Up4.26%
JSE Financial 1515,387.00Up3.77%
JSE Industrial 2561,813.00Up4.63%
JSE Resources 1042,101.00Up5.08%
JSE Top 4043,656.00Up4.67%
Brent Crude Oil60.6Up1.23%
GOLD USD/oz1,196.6Up0.07%
Platinum USD/oz1,198.7Down-0.27%



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