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General Motors has fired "several employees" after violations of company policy led to the recall of 114,000 of its Chevrolet Tavera sport-utility vehicles in India.
House prices along KwaZulu-Natal's North Coast and around the Cape Peninsula grew "relatively strongly" the past year, according to Absa's latest quarterly housing review.
A one-degree Celsius drop in temperature in Gauteng alone can add an extra 400MW or more onto the country's electricity demand.
The wage talks in the gold sector are set to resume on Thursday.
New Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani has vowed to slash spending. He's undertaken an extensive review of the business.
The JSE finished weaker on Friday‚ led lower by gold‚ industrial and banking stocks.
South Africa's economic growth prospects have weakened and constraints in electricity supply pose further downside risks, Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said on Friday.
Resources group Anglo American plc (AGL) has reported a 30% decline in underlying earnings per share to 98 US cents for the six months ended June 2013‚ from $1.41 a year ago.
The global smartphone market showed healthy growth in the second quarter, but Apple's iPhone squeezed by competition from Samsung and other Asian manufacturers, surveys showed.
The rand maintained a weaker bias against the major crosses on Friday‚ with demand for the dollar from foreign buyers supporting the greenback in the late session.
South African bonds were softer in afternoon trade on Friday as investors squared positions ahead of a busy week.
The US economy looks like it grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter, the International Monetary Fund said in a report on Friday.
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.
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