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  • Nakumatt opens former Shoprite store in Tanzania

    28/07/2014 15:05:18

    Kenya’s largest retail chain, Nakumatt, has opened the first of its three branches in Tanzania, formerly owned by a South African retailer.

    Numsa ends metal strike

    28/07/2014 13:37:58

    South Africa’s largest metalworkers union, Numsa, has ended the strike after settling for a 10 per cent wage increment.

    Exxaro to acquire Total Coal South Africa

    28/07/2014 13:33:04

    Exxaro Resources has entered into an agreement with Total South Africa to acquire 100 per cent of the issued shares in Total Coal.

    Kenya’s telecoms sector boasts increase in subscribers

    28/07/2014 13:11:47

    Kenya recorded a 1.7 per cent increase in mobile telephony to 31.8 million subscriptions during the third quarter of the fiscal year.

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  • Spur Corporation sales hit R5.5 billion

    28/07/2014 13:40:22

    The Spur Corporation reported a 13.5 per cent increase in total restaurant sales, reaching 5.5 billion rand for the year ended 30 June 2014.

    Merafe EPS to increase 600% due to ferrochrome production boost

    28/07/2014 11:05:25

    Merafe Resources expects its basic earnings per share (EPS) to rise dramatically due to an increase in ferrochrome production.

    Hulamin H1 results spring growth

    28/07/2014 09:04:30

    Hulamin Limited’s plans to bank on its growing profitability as a recovery in its manufacturing figures continue.

    Shareholders approve Rand Refinery’s loan facility

    25/07/2014 14:34:58

    Rand Refinery has announced that its shareholders have approved a 1.2 billion rand irrevocable, subordinated loan facility.

  • Challenges behind small business funding in S.Africa

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:48:14 GMT

    While large corporations of the world are taking their countries forward on rapid innovation and development, small businesses also play a vital role, contributing to a more equitable growth. South Africa's small businesses are no different, however funding for these enterprises seems to be a challenge. Joining CNBC Africa to give more insight on Small Business Funding is Simone Cooper, Head of Franchising and Enterprise development at Standard Bank.

    S.Africa's banks encouraged to tighten lending laws

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:27:35 GMT

    Consumers will be more sensitive to spending than ever before as South Africa's ailing economy faces a period of high interest rates, this according to Gary Palmer, CEO of Paragon Lending Solutions, who says that weaker consumer spending will also prompt banks to tighten their lending regulations to businesses and consumers.

    Numsa strike ends as union accepts wage offer from SEIFSA

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:18:52 GMT

    The NUMSA strike is over as the union has agreed to accept a 10 per cent wage increase from employer body Seifsa. NUMSA members will be back at work tomorrow after the conclusion on the three-year wage deal. For more CNBC Africa is joined by one of its reporters Christine Mhundwa from the Numsa headquarters in Johannesburg.

    Unlocking value in preference shares

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:11:59 GMT

    Investors have an opportunity to invest in preference shares which offer a guaranteed dividend and attract lower taxes. For more about how consumers can unlock value in preference shares CNBC Africa is joined by Graham Ledbitter, Senior Portfolio Manager at Nedbank Private Wealth.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    The shame of the boot of the bully

    27/06/2014 07:29:36

    The locking up of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt is another scar on the face of Africa and an insult to the intelligence of its people.

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JSE Financial 1514,768.00Up0.52%
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JSE Resources 1060,677.00Up1.2%
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