JSE All Share: 45 500 points and counting – Moneyweb

The JSE’s All Share Index has had a significant run over the past few months, gaining almost 20% since late in June on indications that the US Federal Reserve will delay tapering its quantitative easing programme. Which bodes the question: does the JSE still offer value for long-term investors? view article

When the price is right – Financial Mail

Gold miners around the world are squirming under the lash of weakening gold prices and rising costs. With a few exceptions, gold shares lagged a rising gold price and are falling faster than bullion in a bear market.  view article

Loyalty card and drug delivery lift Clicks – Business Report

Clicks shares leapt 8 percent yesterday to the highest level since early June after the health and beauty retailer said full-year turnover rose 13.6 percent despite a muted consumer spending environment. Sales were boosted by promotional activity and growth in the pharmaceutical distribution business boosted revenue.  view article

AgriGroupe bly systap oor wie sy beleggers is – Sake 24

Die sluier kon gister nie gelig word oor wie die AgriGroupe-beleggers is wat die genoteerde landboumaatskappy Afgri koop nie. Chris Venter, uitvoerende hoof, het by navraag oor waarom daar soveel geheimsinnigheid oor die beleggers is, gese by dink nie noodwendig dit is die geval nie. view article

Share market out of sync with tepid economy – Personal Finance

The local equity market continued to run this past quarter despite a weakening local economy, leading fund managers to warn that certain parts of the market are now “unsustainably high”. Global markets also delivered strong returns, with local investors who had invested offshore in rands benefiting greatly from a weak rand. view article

Amplats-Amcu deal minefield – Business Report

The compromise reached by South Africa’s largest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) may come back to haunt it. Analysts unpacking the decision on Friday expressed views ranging from Amplats having been pushed into a corner to that it had failed its shareholders, to speculation that […]

Company comment – Business Day

Metair is shifting focus from where vehicles are made to where they are sold. By taking a majority stake in Turkey’s leading lead-acid battery maker it has entered new markets in Eastern Europe and Russia, the Middle East and Africa. view article

Icasa offers relief for cellular callers – Business Report

Consumers look set to be the ultimate winners when the telecommunications industry shifts to reflect new call termination regulations. The proposed reductions in call termination rates in the draft regulations released last week are an inflection point for incumbents Vodacom and MTN, while encouraging smaller operators Cell C and Telkom Mobile to threaten aggressive cuts […]

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