WATCH: Live webcast of Standard Bank results

Standard Bank Group is announcing its interim results for the six months to June 2017 on Thursday at 10am.

Mary Mack is on mission impossible at Wells Fargo

The head of the scandal-hit bank’s branch network has a simple formula for overturning the hard-charging sales culture at the root of the bank’s ...

Barclays staff outraged at discovery of motion sensors under their desks

The London bank hotly denies that the tracking devices, called OccupEye, have anything to do with spying on their staff but are all about ‘assessing ...

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Ma and Bezos in a race to win the grocery store war

And Ma is winning with his online-offline Hema brand that has an app, a digital payment wallet and live seafood — but then Bezos bought Whole Foods for ...

Estée Lauder shares leap on strong profit forecast

The cosmetics house’s full-year earnings outlook beat expectations, as quarterly sales came in stronger than anticipated — led by a 16% surge at ...

Lenovo shares drop sharply as it posts first quarterly loss in two years

The PC group, overtaken by HP in the latest quarter, also warned of higher costs due to component shortages

Aveng’s battered stock falls further as it delays results

The construction group has postponed its full-year results as it renegotiates debt with banks, after a disappointing Australian settlement that has pummelled ...

African Development Bank says Eskom’s success is critical for Southern Africa

The bank signs a new host-country agreement with the government, noting that ‘SA cannot develop in the dark’

Philip Morris catches flak for marketing tactics in India

The government has threatened ‘punitive action’ in response to a Reuters investigation showing some of its marketing methods could be in breach of ...

Zwane sticks to his guns on Charter to bring ‘radical economic transformation’

The mines minister says he has been told he’s on the right track — and should even have set minimum black ownership at 50% rather than 30%

Afrox’s share price jumps on strong results forecast

The company has flagged improvements across most of its business in the half-year to end-June, and improved operational efficiencies

Disciplined trading practices lift ARB Holdings

The electrical wholesaler expects Eskom-related electrification projects next year

Edcon returns to profit in June quarter

But overall sales fell 6.1%, mainly due to the closure of Edgars Shoe Gallery and other unprofitable stores, and the sale of its Legit chain

Coastal tourism could create 116,000 direct jobs by 2026, says Tokozile Xasa

Tourism minister says the government wants SA to become a world-class coastal and marine tourism destination

Anchor Capital unfazed by short-term slide

Business Day asks CEO Peter Armitage about the company’s less-than-impressive results

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