Mr Price reports market share growth as it keeps costs down

The retailer says retail sales and other income grew 3.5% to R7.4bn in the quarter to end December 28, adding it intends to keep prices low

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The local bourse benefited from a surprise interest-rate cut, while progress in the US-China trade war supported global stocks

Pravin Gordhan defends government’s role in Eskom

The minister says the government is within its rights to hold Eskom board members accountable — which is not the same as interfering

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SOEs’ endless demands and public wages are biggest threats, Tito Mboweni says

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