Economy

SA retails sales show solid fourth quarter

The Rand strengthened more than 1% on Wednesday as October’s retail sales showed that the economy began the fourth quarter on a firm footing, shrugging off the poor November inflation data that came in at an 18-month high.

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Capitec results shake off negative report

Capitec Bank's share price has gained more than 22% in the past six months, shrugging off the impact of Viceroy Research’s report on the bank.

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China bans sales of old Apple iPhones models

A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chip maker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said enforcement of the ban was likely still a distant threat.

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Google trusts AI makers to regulate the technology

Google Chief, Sundar Pichai, said fears about artificial intelligence are valid but that the tech industry is up to the challenge of regulating itself, in an interview published on Wednesday.

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Lesotho cited as Africa’s top marijuana investing ground

Lesotho has emerged as an unlikely hotspot for global cannabis companies, according to a Cape Town-based economist.

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Stock markets surge across the globe

Stock markets around the world rose along with United States (US) Treasury yields yesterday as US President, Donald Trump, sounded upbeat about a China trade deal and sterling bounced on bets that UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, would keep her job.

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Standard Bank launches youth platform banking

Standard Bank has launched a platform that is aimed at the youth market that combines banking, lifestyle and social functions.

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SA union gears up for strike at British Airways, Kulula

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said on Wednesday that workers were preparing to go on strike at international airline, Comair, from next week, over a 12% wage demand and other basic conditions of employment.

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Africa key market for exports

South African businesses should consider the continent an extremely important market, especially for trade in value added products, South Africa's Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has said.

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Nigeria expects economy to grow by in 2019

Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow by 2% this year and by 3% in 2019, the country’s Minister of Budget, Udoma Udo Udoma said on Wednesday.

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