Higher excise duties another blow to embattled wine farmers

Producer body says the industry will find it difficult to absorb the increase in excise duties on wine and brandy announced in the 2017-18 budget

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How do the Budget’s tax changes affect your business?

SPONSORED | Regulation of tax and exchange control to become tighter amid efforts to broaden the tax base

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Northam Platinum buys Eland mine from Glencore

Revenue and operating profit grew, but it still posted a bottom-line loss, and production was hit by labour unrest

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Why the Compensation Fund says this turnaround will work

Backlogs at the fund, which provides compensation for workers injured or made ill at work, have left claimants destitute and medical practitioners out of pocket

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Liberty feels the pain of constrained consumers

Financial services company says lower investment returns and a decline in earnings from Stanlib were behind the slide in earnings

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Barclays Africa wins R12.8bn fee

CEO Maria Ramos plans to use the ‘divorce’ payout for rebranding and investing in operations outside SA

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Nersa caps Eskom tariff hike at 2.2%

The National Energy Regulator of SA is wary of Eskom's regulatory clearing account mechanism after court ruling throws it into doubt

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Fireblade to probe leak to ANN7 TV

The Oppenheimer aviation company launches an investigation into ‘internal statements’ about the ‘green suitcase affair’

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Treasury lambasts banks for 'unbridled greed'

The Treasury says that if forex manipulation is proven to be true 'such behaviour has potential to collapse national and global financial systems'

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Dumping of chicken hit group’s performance, says RCL Foods CEO

The company had to impair R142m of plant and equipment related to the decision to reduce commodity chicken volumes

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Why investors rushed to buy Discovery shares

Discovery’s half-year results reveal no rights issue while emerging businesses deliver improved performance

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Why Distell toasts acquisitions

Liquor conglomerate Distell has its eye on game changers in the industry

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Barclays Africa gets R12.8bn 'divorce settlement'

Barclays plc has pleasantly surprised the market by agreeing to pay a R12.8bn "divorce settlement" to subsidiary Barclays Africa, in which it is selling down ...

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Glencore profit drive

Mining producers are resuming dividends after prices of bulk commodities recover

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COMPANY COMMENT: Trans Hex starts to chip off its rough edges

The sale of South African production in March should be intriguing, with Trans Hex directors noting improved market conditions

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Sibanye sets mine profit deadline

CEO Neal Froneman says its loss-making Rustenburg mines have just nine months to return to profitability

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