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France fines cosmetic companies €950m for price collusion

2014-12-18 16:05:57.0

Thirteen top manufacturers of cosmetics and cleaning products slapped with €950m in fines for price collusion between 2003 and 2006

France fines cosmetic companies €950m for price collusion

2014-12-18 16:05:57.0

Thirteen top manufacturers of cosmetics and cleaning products slapped with €950m in fines for price collusion between 2003 and 2006

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Recent Interviews

16 December 2014

Throughout the year we interviewed CEOs and executives whose companies have made headlines in 2014. Take a look at some of our latest interviews.


Business News

Darryl Castle - New PPC CEO

17 December 2014

PPC ends its three-month long leadership vacuum, as it hires a new CEO, Russia takes measures to stabilise the rouble after this week's massive plunge and Amplats may have found a buyer for its stake in the Bokoni mine.

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SA's Ratings Reprieve

15 December 2014

Ed Parker, Head of EMEA Sovereign Ratings: Fitch Ratings discusses why they kept SA's rates unchanged, despite widespread anticipation of a downgrade.

Latest Business Features

The Year That Was

12 December 2014

In the last programme of the year, Gulietta Talevi, Simon Brown and guests David Shapiro and Graeme Korner sharpen their elbows as they review the most outrageous, funny and bizarre boardroom behaviour, business decisions and backstabbing of the past 12 months.3

Africa Business Today

12 December 2014

On the show this week, Chris Becker from African Alliance looks at the economic implications of a falling oil price for countries including Nigeria; Mohale Masithela, PwC partner for Capital Projects & Infrastructure Financing, chats to us about the sheer scale of infrastructure investment and opportunity on the continent; and Joseph Rohm, Portfolio Manager at Investec Asset Management, wraps up the week that was on the markets.

Talking Technical

11 December 2014

For a call on whether to Buy/Hold /Sell your shares, Giulietta Talevi and Independent Technical Analyst Frans de Klerk take your calls LIVE this evening on 011 280 3899.

Share My Portfolio

09 December 2014

Nesan Nair of Barclays Africa and Kyle Dutton of Mercato Financial Services join Stephen Gunnion to share their portfolio strategy pearls of wisdom. Please send us an e-mail: portfolio@bdtv.co.za

The Money Show

09 December 2014

Gerald Mwandiambira, Winnie Kunene, Diliza Khumalo and Mrs X chat about Mrs X’s spending behaviours as an adult based on how she grew up.

The Business of the Arts

09 December 2014

Janice Honeyman's Peter Pan The Pantomime is a South African retelling of the classic tale of Peter Pan. With some spectacular scenes, effects and pulsating music, we find out why the kids will enjoy this panto in the holiday season.

Business Q & A with Michelle Beetar, Experian SA MD

09 December 2014

The Q3 Experian Business Debt Index slid to 0.31 points, more than half the 0.64 recorded in the first quarter of this year. Experian Managing Director, Michelle Beetar explains why this doesn't mean business debt conditions are deteriorating.

Bisquit - Business Lunch

09 December 2014

Offering sophisticated fine dining in Gardens - Cape Town and occupying two historic buildings, built in the 1830 the building was originally owned by the Cape Town Justice Minister. The wine cellar and functions rooms are situated up the road at Auslese, a traditional Cape home built in the 1920's. If the aim is to impress, Aubergine is the ideal business lunch venue.

Straight Talk with Mark Barnes

08 December 2014

The last edition for this year ends of with a delicate question: What should our policy on immigration be? Mark Barnes, Business Day Columnist and Chairman of Purple Capital joins us in studio to discuss.

New Retirement Thinking

08 December 2014

Kura Chihota talks post-retirement strategies and inflation with Galileo Capital’s Executive Director, Warren Ingram.

TUNING INTO AFRICA - The Growth of the TV Sector

18 November 2014

Africa is on the precipice of exponential growth in the TV sector, in particular Pay TV across Sub-Saharan Africa. These are exciting times for the viewer but they are especially exciting if you work in the industry or are looking for an investment opportunity.

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