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04/26/2017 11:57 PM | No secret nuclear deal, court ruling must be appealed - expert
An expert has lashed out at the anti-nuclear lobby for implying that South African nuclear professionals are incompetent, and has rubbished claims of a secret nuclear deal.

04/26/2017 11:27 PM | Zuma said to plan meeting to reassure business leaders
President Jacob Zuma will meet members of the CEO Initiative to assure them of the government’s willingness to bolster investor confidence, says a person familiar with the matter.

04/26/2017 08:09 PM | Sinking rand causes petrol price pain
Petrol prices will go up next Wednesday as the average international prices of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin increased and the rand lost ground against the dollar.

04/26/2017 06:27 PM | Samsung posts biggest quarterly net profit since 2013 despite Galaxy woes
Samsung has posted its biggest quarterly net profit for more than three years after shrugging off the debacle over exploding Galaxy Note 7 batteries.

04/26/2017 05:50 PM | SIM-swap fraud: Consumers must be alert
Although banks have measures in place to curb SIM-swap fraud, consumers must be vigilant, urges specialist business and IT consultant Liron Segev.

04/26/2017 05:45 PM | Capitec CEO earned R13m in 2016 - report
Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie earned over R13m for the financial year, trailing behind counterparts like Maria Ramos of Absa at R29.5m and Mike Brown of Nedbank's R22.2m.

04/26/2017 05:30 PM | Zuma's nuclear ambitions dealt blow by court ruling
The ruling setting aside government's nuclear deals signed with vendor countries is a major blow for President Jacob Zuma and his allies, says political analyst Somadoda Fikeni.

04/26/2017 01:00 PM | Labour Wrap: When unity calls spell danger
New trade federation Saftu epitomises the ongoing, slow implosion within the governing tripartite alliance, says Terry Bell.

04/26/2017 03:25 AM | Dhanyal Davidson: A response to Saffers complaining about proposed expat tax
A planned tax regime, aimed at South Africans living in tax free havens, will contribute to the redistribution of some of the wealth in the country, writes Dhanyal Davidson.

04/26/2017 03:13 AM | JSE maintains positive momentum
The JSE continued its good run as most sectors finished the trading session positive.

04/26/2017 03:00 AM | SABC seeks Treasury guarantee as cash crunch bites
The SABC is in talks with the Treasury to secure a guarantee to help it claw its way out of a financial crisis after it failed to pay some of its content suppliers in March.

04/26/2017 02:33 AM | Doubtful if nuclear ruling will derail Moody's ratings cut - economist
It is doubtful whether the nuclear high court decision would derail a ratings cut from Moody’s, according to emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto.

04/26/2017 01:56 AM | 'Justice is served', say applicants in nuclear court bid
A court ruling declaring unlawful government’s actions to secure a nuclear build plan occurred on the very same day a nuclear disaster happened in Chernobyl in Russia.

04/26/2017 01:35 AM | UK man jailed for running global cyberattack business
A British man has been jailed for creating and selling programmes used in global cyber attacks

04/26/2017 01:21 AM | Rand skids on dollar strength, bond exit rumours
The rand has lost almost 2% against the firmer US dollar and on rumours that South Africa is leaving the JP Morgan Bond Index.

04/26/2017 12:24 AM | Travel and tourism can make world more sustainable
The travel and tourism sector should lead the world in the eradication of poverty, cleaning up the oceans and protecting habitats, says the CEO of the WTTC.

04/26/2017 12:19 AM | Nuclear battle not over yet, warns OUTA
Organisations have welcomed a high court ruling that nuclear agreements between South Africa and vendor countries are illegal. However, OUTA says the battle is not over.

04/26/2017 12:01 AM | Nuclear ruling to cause 'great unhappiness' in Russian camp
New trade union federation Saftu and opposition parties Cope and the DA are jubilant about a court ruling setting aside government's initial plans to procure nuclear energy.

04/25/2017 11:16 PM | Era of the bank branch may soon be over - expert
Financial technology experts believe the advent of digital disruption has placed the current bank branch model under severe threat.

04/25/2017 10:27 PM | Inflation is effectively a tax, says SARB's Kganyago
Inflation is essentially a regressive tax impoverishing those in society who should be helped, says SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.