Retail sales remain under pressure despite slight three-month lift

Retailers have benefited from nearly four months without load-shedding

Kumba expects first-half earnings to be up to 29% lower

The earnings decline is due to a lower average realised free-on-board export iron ore price and a fall in sales volumes

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Blade Nzimande denies VBS Mutual Bank paid SACP’s R3m hotel bill

‘The money received was a donation by a food company’

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Anglo reports strong second quarter, but cuts coal guidance

Work is progressing, with the aim of completing the company’s transformation by the end of 2025, says CEO Duncan Wanblad

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Amplats’ first-half earnings expected to be about 25% lower

An increase in PGM sales volumes partially offset the decrease in revenue

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Enoch Godongwana says Treasury is set on reducing debt

Debt is more than R5-trillion and repayments will exceed R380bn in 2024

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JSE old guard PPC, Shoprite, Sappi, LNF holding the fort

The companies are still growing while the exchange suffers delistings

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LUCKY MATHEBULA: Reimagining Mandela’s legacy

Unity government must return SA’s people, not the economy, to the centre of governance

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NANCY HOSSACK: No chasing investment rainbows when instability is our GNU reality

The highly factionalised ANC, with its many competing interests, is a tricky coalition partner

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EDITORIAL: Law and politics after VBS collapse

Former chair of VBS Tshifhiwa Matodzi’s revelations come at an inopportune time for the EFF

7 hours ago
DENNIS DAVIS: Competition Commission aims too high in applying act

The institution no longer seeks to engage with a holistic approach to assessing the impact of a merger on the public interest

7 hours ago
South Africans turn to loan sharks as banks tighten lending criteria

Economic environment has made it difficult for many consumers to accumulate emergency savings

7 hours ago
Page-turner about pragmatic alliance that won World War 2

British, Russian and US leaders created a relationship through persistence and uncomfortable decisions

7 hours ago
SIPHO NGWENYA: SA’s smartphone evolution — how Chinese brands are taking over

Growth has been driven by competitive pricing, comparable quality offerings and partnerships

7 hours ago
Seriti’s R4.8bn wind farm on track

With a completion date of mid-2026, the energy facility will be the largest of its kind in the country

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