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‘No reason to panic’ over Nigeria

2015-03-02 06:48:58.0

A weakened economy on the collapse of the oil price in the second half of 2014, and terrorism particularly in the north of the country, have dented Nigerian equities

Platinum price ‘set to remain weak’

2015-03-02 06:22:45.0

The main unknown in the market are the opaque above-ground stocks, which many in the market say have kept platinum prices subdued

‘No reason to panic’ over Nigeria

2015-03-02 06:48:58.0

A weakened economy on the collapse of the oil price in the second half of 2014, and terrorism particularly in the north of the country, have dented Nigerian equities

Bowlers are all the rage as CSA hands outs national contracts

2015-03-02 06:49:38.0

Curiously, Vernon Philander has had his contract extended by only one year and not the two years offered to Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, Morné Morkel and Dale Steyn

Business News

SA Reports R24.2BN Trade Deficit in Jan

27 February 2015

South Africa records a massive trade deficit for January as exports plunge; Currency fluctuations affects profit as Old Mutual expands further into Africa; And prepare to pay more at the pumps as oil’s recovery adds to a fuel-levy hike.

News Leader

Liberty Reports Strong Policy Sales

26 February 2015

Liberty Chief Executive Thabo Dloti speaks to Stephen Gunnion about full-year results from the life insurer, which show a strong improvement in operating earnings but weaker growth in investment returns;

Latest Business Features

Africa Business Today
With Alishia Seckam

27 February 2015

With South Africa’s Budget 2015 in focus we chat to Aly-Kan Satchu, CEO of Rich Management on how African governments are handling their finances on the back of that sharply lower oil price. Nerina Visser from etfSA looks at how investors wanting to tap into the African growth story can invest with exchange traded products. Plus all the week’s company and market news from around that continent.

The Week That Was
With Simon Brown, Giulietta Talevi and Sasfin Securities' David Shapiro

27 February 2015

If the working week's flown past faster than you can shout "austerity" then the weekend's likely to be as brief as holding the top post at a South African parastatal. And if you need a little reminder of what happened, tune in to The Week That Was. Corporate SA has us needing a tonic, Nene's Budget has us needing a drink and if a new head is what you're really after, there's a procedure in sight.

The Big Small Business Show

27 February 2015

Irvan Damon, CEO of carbonTRACK, gets advice from the panel on how to market his device which enables the user to switch major appliances on and off from any location

Talking Technical
with Frans de Klerk

26 February 2015

Independent Technical Analyst Frans de Klerk talks technical share analysis and makes a call on buying levels for ANY listed share. Call in LIVE this evening on 011 280 3899.

Spotlight on Small Caps

26 February 2015

This week, Thebe Stockbroking senior analyst Janine Weilbach analyses the construction stocks that have released numbers recently, and shares her thoughts on whether Aveng, Group Five, WBHO or Murray and Roberts are now worth a sniff.

Post Budget 2015 Panel Discussion and Analysis

25 February 2015

Stephen Gunnion and Alishia Seckam unpack Budget 2015 with Nazrien Kader - Managing Partner: Taxation Services Africa, Ian Cruickshanks - Independent Analyst and Lesiba Mothata - Investment Solutions

Budget 2015 - Editing Allowed

25 February 2015

Business Day editor in chief Peter Bruce and his guests are back to discuss the outcome of Budget 2015 on Editing Allowed

Budget 2015 - Property Panel

25 February 2015

Kura Chihota speaks to John Loos ; Property Economist at FNB and Property Analyst; Musa Ngcobo on the 2015 Budget outcomes

Budget 2015 - Political Analyst

25 February 2015

Stephen Gunnion is joined by Political Analysts: Sipho Seepe - Political Analyst and Nic Borain.

Budget 2015 - Tax Panel

25 February 2015

Leigh Roberts is joined by Roy Naude - Associate Director at KPMG., Ruaan van Eeden - Senior Tax Director: Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and Muneer Hassan - Technical Director on Tax: SAICA as they discuss Budget 2015

Budget 2015 - Personal Finance

25 February 2015

Bryan Hirsch talks personal finance with his panelists Werner Vos: Tax Practitioner and Harry Joffe: Head Legal Services Discovery

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