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JSE closes 1.02% in the red as global factors hold sway

2015-05-29 18:37:26.0

Local equities market closes weaker as profit-taking among banks and financials gain momentum and gold and resources fail to lift market

Harmony Gold plans to slash over 3,000 jobs, says NUM

2015-05-29 14:07:34.0

National Union of Mineworkers says Harmony Gold in talks with unions to cut more than 3,000 jobs at its Doornkop mine

Nhleko’s Nkandla report has ‘shortcomings’, says Madonsela

2015-05-30 11:38:25.0

Report into spending and security at President Jacob Zuma’s private home include misstatements, inaccuracies and false accusations, says public protector

Stock Watch

Stock Watch Pick

28 May 2015

Stephen Gunnion and his guests – independent analyst Ian Cruickshanks and Farai Mapfinya from JM Busha Asset Managers – discuss some of the day’s top performing stock and take your questions

News Leader

Creditors back African Bank restructure

29 May 2015

Bronwyn Blood from Cadiz Asset Management discusses how debt holders are affected by the restructuring agreement reached at African Bank;

Latest Business Features

Nation in Conversation

28 May 2015

We bring you highlights of the Nation in Conversation series, an event which draws major stakeholders in the agricultural sector under one roof, to discuss among other things new ways of doing business.

Talking Technical
with Frans de Klerk

28 May 2015

Independent Technical Analyst Frans de Klerk talks technical share analysis, and answers your questions LIVE this evening on 011 280 3899.

Spotlight on Small Caps

28 May 2015

This week on Spotlight on Small Caps, Vanessa van Vuuren, Portfolio Manager and Equity Analyst at Sanlam Investments joins Giulietta Talevi in studio to discuss which small cap shares have potential which don't and which ones might just shoot the lights out and turn you a profit.

Ask the Property Experts

27 May 2015

Building a new home comes with sentimental value, while buying an existing one comes with convenience. So do you Build or Buy? Kura Chihota examines this issue with, David Jacobs Regional Manager of Rawson Properties and Herschel Jawitz CEO of Jawitz Properties.

Editing Allowed
with Peter Bruce

27 May 2015

The Editing Allowed team takes a critical look at the top stories in the news this week.

Growth Engines
featuring Standard Bank and Snapscan

26 May 2015

This week we look at three strategies to harness the digital beast in your business. Pavlo Phitidis is one-on-one with Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala and Kobus Ehlers, co-founder of the game-changing app Snapscan.

The Business of the Arts

26 May 2015

Businessman Herman Mashaba takes us through The Field Band Foundation’s mission in educating the South African youth through song and dance, while using the arts as an instrument for change.

Traders Corner
with Garth Mackenzie

26 May 2015

The Traders Corner portfolio is at a new high for the year as its options structure starts to gain on recent market weakness. But founder Garth Mackenzie has still got his eye on some long positions and the latest is Mediclinic.

Share My Portfolio

26 May 2015

Galileo Capital’s Warwick Lucas and Trofin’s Claudius Rostoll join Stephen Gunnion to shed some light on your portfolio queries. Send your queries to portfolio@bdtv.co.za.

Global Investor
with Stephen Gunnion

25 May 2015

Steven Schultz from Momentum International tells us why he favours investing in Europe and Japan; Peter Hewett from the Financial Planning Institute discusses how he would construct a globally-diversified portfolio; and Standard Bank Webtraders Sandesh Ganasee unveils the third weekly winner in the Webtrader Challenge and discusses his winning strategy.

The Big Small Business Show
featuring Breeze Website Designers

25 May 2015

Bongani Gosa, Creative Director at Breeze Website Designers, get advice from the panel on the advantages of having many “smaller” contracts as opposed to one or two ”big” ones.

Straight Talk with Mark Barnes

25 May 2015

Stop objecting to privatisation - Mark Barnes, Business Day Columnist and Chairman at Purple Group on state capitalism

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