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Namibian mining faces uncertainty as strike begins

01/08/2014 14:59:03

The desert economy expanded by 1.6% y-o-y in Q1 of 2014, down from real growth of 4.9% y-o-y recorded during the last quarter of 2013.

S.Africa’s July PMI drops to 45.9

01/08/2014 14:25:06

Kagiso Tiso's Purchasing Manager’s Index declined to 45.9 in July from 46.6 in June, marking a decline for the fourth consecutive month.

Britam begins trading at NSE

01/08/2014 12:46:30

Kenyan financial services firm, British American Investment Company’s (Britam) 6 billion bond has started trading at the Nairobi bourse.

Redefine reshuffles its board and executive team

01/08/2014 11:30:06

South Africa’s Redefine Properties has made a number of changes to its board of directors and executive management team.


ArcelorMittal weathers challenging market conditions

01/08/2014 10:36:43

ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited recorded a headline loss of 6 million rand for the six months ended 30 June 2014.

Sappi focuses on cost cutting initiatives

31/07/2014 11:13:36

Global paper and pulp group Sappi posted an improvement in year-on-year performance due to cost cutting initiatives.

Sibanye Gold operating profit up 4 %

31/07/2014 08:05:47

Sibanye Gold reported a four per cent increase in its operating profit to 3.5 billion rand for half year results ending 30 June 2014.

BAT earnings impacted by adverse exchange rates

30/07/2014 14:39:21

British American Tobacco reported a ten per cent decrease in revenue to 6.7 billion British pounds due to adverse exchange rate movements.


BRICS bank a milestone for developing countries

17/07/2014 14:49:49

The creation of the BRICS bank and the CRA is a significant milestone, South Africa’s Ministry of Finance has said.

BRICS set up bank to counter Western hold on global finances

16/07/2014 11:42:40

Leaders of the BRICS emerging market nations launched a 100 billion dollar development bank and a currency reserve pool.

Update on BRICS New Development Bank

16/07/2014 10:13:13

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have signed an Agreement in relation to the functioning of their New Development Bank.

Outcome of BRICS trade ministers meeting

15/07/2014 13:25:10

BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) trade ministers met in Fortaleza on Monday ahead of the sixth BRICS summit.


Forecasting only works in a booming economy

29/07/2014 17:02:39

Through many courses at university, I have been made to believe that Excel can in fact, predict the future.

A glide down memory lane to my first job

11/07/2014 07:37:54

A little piece of me died this week.

How do you find time to cheat at the World Cup?

04/07/2014 07:42:24

The word cup is well underway and in response to the ‘let the games begin’ advertisements, I add my own slogan ‘let the cheating begin.’

The new king of mining in South Africa knows his Bible

27/06/2014 12:46:33

The world of mining in South Africa changed forever this week and at the top of it sits a new king who knows his bible and supports Chelsea.

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