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Toyota shrugged off China sales woes to stay the world's top selling automaker for the first half of this year.
Oil prices rose in Asian trade, with demand boosted by a weaker dollar but lingering concerns over China's economy capped gains, analysts said.
The dollar slipped in Asia as poor US data weighed, while the euro was mixed after an upbeat German business climate index propelled it higher in New York.
The outlook for the key commodities Transnet transports remained positive despite gloomier prospects for the world economy‚ the parastatal says in its annual report.
Rising fuel and electricity prices and unrest in core labour sectors are only some of the problems to address if South Africa is to implement solid carbon tax legislation.
Telkom and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) signed a three-year pay deal in Pretoria on Thursday.
The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods rose 5.9% year on year in June compared with 4.9% year on year in May‚ Statistics South Africa figures showed Thursday.
Britain's economic recovery accelerated in the second quarter, but finance minister George Osborne hinted at the government sticking to tough austerity measures.
Facebook's stock soared after the world's biggest social network posted higher revenue from mobile ads and delivered a healthy second-quarter profit that reversed a loss a year ago
The latest inflation data released by Stats SA has come as a pleasant surprise. Inflation for June slowed to 5.5 percent -- much lower than the 5.8 percent economists had forecast.
The Compensation Fund had paid R326-million to private hospitals from January 2013 to date as part of a process of clearing the backlog of late payments.
SA bonds were firm in afternoon trade on Wednesday despite the news that a strike at Eskom’s Medupi construction site had turned violent.
South African futures ended softer on Wednesday as profit-taking in some resource stocks weighed on market sentiment after recent gains.
The JSE fell in the opening trade on Wednesday on consolidation following two days of strong gains.
A Japanese appeals court Wednesday ordered the Tokyo Stock Exchange to pay $107-million compensation over its failure to stop a $400-million trade blunder in 2005.
The rand gained more than 10c against the dollar in late trade on Tuesday after a surprise rate hike in Turkey.
SA’s maize output estimate will edge lower for the fifth time in a row when the crop estimates committee releases the monthly report on summer crops on Thursday.
Total turnover on the JSE rose by only 4% from R3.3-trillion in 2011 to R3.4-trillion in 2012‚ the Reserve Bank’s annual economic report released on Tuesday shows.
Japan plans to encourage a “platinum valley” in SA similar to the US’s Silicon Valley‚ Minister in the Japanese embassy in Pretoria Ken Okinawa has said.
South African Airways and Standard Chartered Bank have signed a deal enabling the airline to acquire 10 Airbus A320-200 aircraft, the company said.
A Reserve Bank report has painted a mixed picture of the South African economy.
Kumba Iron says last year’s strike at its flagship Sishen mine has impacted its growth.
Sales of new vehicles rose over 8 percent in the second quarter of the year, according to the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
US fast-food giant McDonald's notched a 3.7% increase in second-quarter profits, but offered a cautious outlook on the rest of 2013 given the uncertain economic environment.
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