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Anglo shares fall 5% as BHP walks away from deal

BHP’s decision to kill the deal on Wednesday came just minutes before the deadline for it to submit a formal bid for Anglo

8 hours ago
SA elections 2024: All you need to know

Business Day's comprehensive coverage of Elections 2024, with contributions by our colleagues at the Financial Mail

updated 35 minutes ago
PayShap transactions push through 30-million mark

Huge jump in number and value of transactions on BankservAfrica’s digital payments platform

1 hour ago
SA on cusp of major shift in politics as voter turnout surges

IEC projects surge in turnout to 66% in ANC’s toughest test yet

Woolworths shares slump 9% after saying full-year earnings will fall

Trading conditions so far in the second half have proved tougher than expected for Woolworths’ apparel businesses

updated 8 hours ago
IVO VEGTER: Creaking criminal justice system tries to do too much

Section 12 initiative shows how police and courts are tied up with petty and non-violent crimes

Rand weakens on mixture of local and global factors

The final election results are only expected by the weekend and some volatility in the rand could be expected

6 hours ago
BOOK REVIEW: Bill Maher’s book will shock you

The comedian and late-night TV host’s book is not for the overly sensitive

With the BHP bid dead, Anglo must deliver

Australian miner’s decision to kill deal came minutes before deadline to submit formal offer

EDITORIAL: New government must speed up climate action

Mature carbon tax and trading regime would mean more money to help fund critically needed projects in SA

Cyril Ramaphosa signs cannabis bill into law on eve of election

The legislation legalises the use of cannabis for private use however dealing of  of the herb remains prohibited.

Nedbank CIB spurs healthcare revolution in Zambia

SPONSORED | Bank partners with NMSI on a groundbreaking initiative providing rural communities with more than 100 mini hospitals and job opportunities

Mike Brown reviews his 14 years at the helm of Nedbank

The technology foundations that have been laid are positioning the bank as a leader in digital, he says

Election outcome may lead to PIC board overhaul

Public Investment Corporation could get change of leadership if ANC is ousted

BHP walks away from Anglo deal

BHP confirms it has not been able to reach an agreement on its Anglo offer

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Julius Malema singing ‘shoot the boer’ is not hate speech, SCA rules

SCA judge Halima Salduker says AfriForum did not make a case for overturning the high court’s findings on the song

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Reserve Bank keeps repo rate steady at 8.25%, as expected

Andrew Linder

The Bank now expects inflation to return to the midpoint of its 3%-6% target band in the second quarter of 2025

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PA makes gains in Western Cape’s rural areas, says DA

The gains made so far have been at the expense of the ANC, DA election manager Ashor Sarupen says

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Local banks take a beating amid worry that ANC may fare worse than expected, opening the door for an unstable coalition

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