Nedbank chairman takes sick leave

Lead independent director Mpho Makwana will become acting chairman until Naidoo’s return

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The R2030 government bond firmed, with the yield slipping four basis points to 8.78%

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US Senate approves Joe Biden nominee to lead the Pentagon

Retired army general Lloyd Austin will serve as secretary of defence — the first black American ito do so

House to deliver Trump impeachment charge on Monday

Senate majority leader, Democrat Chuck Schumer, says the trial will be a full but fair one

Redefine won’t pay a dividend for 2020 financial year

This is the first time the Reit has not paid an annual dividend since listing in 2000, citing Covid-19 and its attendant financial pressure on tenants

Consumer spend dips slightly in December

South Africans spent only 1%, or R300m less, at R68.7bn, dropping from R69bn in the previous year

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Competition Tribunal orders Facebook to keep GovChat on WhatsApp

The tribunal said the order is because the parties are unable to agree on arrangements among themselves during this interim period

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Jackson Mthembu to be honoured with official funeral on Sunday

Before his death on Thursday, the ANC’s former parliamentary chief whip had been at the forefront of SA’s Covid-19 government communications in his role as ...

Residential property boom may run out of gas in 2021

Pent-up lockdown demand and lower interest rates can only take the market so far as South Africans adjust after a tough 2020

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VW enjoys robust sales in second half of 2020 despite Covid-19

Robust demand in China, VW’s largest market, helped it rebound as it pushes aggressively into electric cars to challenge Tesla

Pan African Resources maintains production guidance despite Covid-19 issues

The mid-tier gold producer says gold production rose 5% to 98,836oz in its half-year to end-December

WATCH: Vaccines, damned lies and statistics

Michael Avery talks to a panel about SA’s tax payers having to pay for overpriced vaccines

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