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Greek stocks bashed at restart, while Chinese commodities woes persist

2015-08-03 12:34:22.0

Greek stock market slumps after being shut for five weeks, while weak data from China help push oil prices to lowest in six months and Asian stocks close at 2015 lows

Zimplats reports loss in fourth quarter as sales dip

2015-08-03 12:19:33.0

Zimbabwean platinum producer swings into loss during quarter to June as lower sales, weaker metal prices take their toll

Greek stocks bashed at restart, while Chinese commodities woes persist

2015-08-03 12:34:22.0

Greek stock market slumps after being shut for five weeks, while weak data from China help push oil prices to lowest in six months and Asian stocks close at 2015 lows

Business News

Gold miners remain steadfast

31 July 2015

Gold miners dig in their heels with their final wage offer to unions; ArcelorMittal SA’s first-half loss widens on weak growth at home and lower international demand; And rising exports keep South Africa’s balance of trade in a surplus.

Stock Watch

Stock Watch Pick

30 July 2015

Greame Korner, Korner Perspective and Nick Kunze, Consilium Securities chat to Stephen Gunnion on Stock Watch. SMS ‘stock’, followed by your questions, to 33814 or email: stockwatch@bdtv.co.za.

Latest Business Features

The Big Small Business Show
Psyche of Success

31 July 2015

Sello Malatji, founder of Rothe Plantscapers, shares the sacrifices he had to make, especially when it came to family, in order to build a successful business.

The Week That Was

31 July 2015

Out with the old and in with the … older! Edcon has a new boss, but after going out to pasture from his previous job, will he swing it at the ailing retail giant? Buckle up; SAA’s back on auto pilot. And new visa regulations have pitted our Tourism and Home Affairs Ministers against each other. It’s been a humdinger of a week, not least of all for Cecil, Zimbabwe’s most celebrated lion. Kick back, relax and scratch your head with astonishment

Africa Business Today

31 July 2015

In the show this week, Aly Khan Satchu CEO of Rich Management takes us through the slew of results out this week. We chat to Rhett Power - an entrepreneur who attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, about how relevant the forum is. And while President Barack Obama's African tour has generated quite a bit of excitement, it's also put some focus on whether enough is being done to keep Africa on the move, and change "old stereotypes".

Talking Technical

30 July 2015

A half hour of entertaining technical share analysis… That’s Talking Technical with Giulietta Talevi and Independent Technical Analyst Frans de Klerk. Call in on 011 280 3899 and Frans will give you his take on buying levels for ANY listed share.

Sasria: Our Stories

29 July 2015

The number of qualified Black African actuaries in South Africa remains comparatively low and accounts for the creation of the South African Actuaries Development Programme. In Episode 2, we look into how special risk insurer Sasria started this non-profit organisation and evaluate its impact thus far.

Editing Allowed

29 July 2015

Peter Bruce and the Editing Allowed team take a critical look at the news making headlines this week

The Business of the Arts

28 July 2015

In just 3 years, the Turbine Art Fair has managed to chart its way to the top of the art calendar. With over 40 galleries exhibiting works and innovative art projects, find out what this year’s fair had in store for all art lovers.

Traders Corner

28 July 2015

Garth Mackenzie's Traders Corner portfolio stands at a new high for the year thanks to some canny short calls in the market. Join Garth and Giulietta Talevi as they discuss his recent trading decisions, at 8.30pm this evening.

Smart Money
with Kura Chihota

28 July 2015

The month of July is declared as National Savings Month and in light of this initiative, Kura Chihota and Warren Ingram chat about saving more and spending less with Debt Management Expert, Wikus Olivier from Debtsafe.

Share My Portfolio
with Stephen Gunnion

28 July 2015

Stephen Gunnion goes through some of your portfolio queries with his guest; Chris Gilmour. Send your portfolio queries to portfolio@bdtv.co.za

Global Investor
Brought to you by Standard Bank Webtrader

27 July 2015

Momentum Wealth International’s Steven Schultz looks at the implications of the slump in Shanghai-listed shares for global investment portfolios. Sandesh Ganasee discusses Apple’s results last week and how it has fared compared to its tech-sector peers, including Google, Microsoft and Samsung. And he tells us which exchange-traded fund to get exposure to consumer discretionary stocks.

The Big Small Business Show

31 July 2015

Lebo Letsoalo, founder of Morish Cuisine, get advice from the panel on whether a move to an industrial kitchen is really the answer to secure more contracts.

You and Your Money
with Bryan Hirsch

27 July 2015

Bryan Hirsch and his guests talk all things financial planning. Join in on the discussion as they take you through the necessary steps to gain total control of your finances

The Roffey Review

27 July 2015

Focusing on how big will the correction be and for how long is what is being discussed on The Roffey Review

Ask the Property Experts
with Kura Chihota

27 July 2015

CEO of Rode and Associate, Erwin Rode and specialist property publication founder and editor-in-chief of Real Estate Investor magazine, Neale Pietersen join Kura Chihota in discussing where South Africa is on the property clock, from the rising demand in residential property to double digit profits made in the student accommodation industry.

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