MARKET WRAP: JSE around best levels seen in December

The week is starting with a rally in precious metals as the commodities trade at record highs

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SA Elections 2024

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Top Anglo shareholder backs break-up plan as BHP deadline looms

Legal & General Investment Management supports the break-up plan

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ALEXANDER PARKER: Murky amendments raise questions about draft energy law

Bill hands significant powers to energy minister and dispenses with transparency in unacceptable ways

Altron bulks up dividend by 74%

HEPS from continuing operations advance 36% after tech group sheds noncore units

updated 5 hours ago
MTN’s Bradwin Roper appointed chief of payments partnerships at Jumo

The executive had joined the telecom giant in 2023 and played a big role in the growth of the fintech division

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Weak opposition puts 50% ANC support back on the table

There seem to be only two scenarios worth talking about: either the ANC wins a relative or outright majority

11 hours ago
Netcare laments ‘lost chance’ to listen to private sector on NHI

Total paid patient days for the first half decreased by 0.8% compared with a year ago due to sector seasonability

updated 8 hours ago
Astral to trial canned chicken

The company cites diesel costs, bird flu and El Niño as possible risks to the industry

updated 8 hours ago
Girl injured in ANC-EFF conflict outside Polokwane

Limpopo police investigate cases of attempted murder after two suffer gunshot wounds

9 hours ago
Analysts cross off more unlikely election scenarios

Expectation of final ANC bump suggests a relatively market-friendly election outcome, says economist

EDITORIAL: Shell’s Wild Coast saga a litmus test

Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision will have far-reaching consequences for corporate responsibility

PETER ATTARD MONTALTO: Coalitions make weird, exciting things happen

Stirrings of younger leaders below the surface is interesting as SA will immediately look to 2026

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MTN’s Bradwin Roper appointed chief of payments partnerships at Jumo

The executive had joined the telecom giant in 2023 and played a big role in the growth of the fintech division

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State to weigh options after bid to appeal load-shedding ruling fails

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High court confirms order to provide uninterrupted power supply to public institutions such as schools and hospitals

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It’s a final hurrah for the slinky SUV before an all-new model is revealed

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Weak opposition puts 50% ANC support back on the table

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ALEXANDER PARKER: Murky amendments raise questions about draft energy law

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