NEWS ANALYSIS: Tencent’s slump shows what happens when Beijing flips the switch

The media giant made the mistake of calling out China’s regulatory shakeup; the government’s response was swift and a clear show of who really has the power

Cashless is king: building a financially inclusive Africa with digital technology

SPONSORED | Mastercard’s innovative solutions are driving the move towards a cashless continent

Google employees demand to know if they’re helping censorship in China

Asked to work on a secret project, code-named ‘Dragonfly’, 1,400 Google employees have signed a letter about ‘urgent moral and ethical ...

Tasneem Karriem quits Spur directorship

The resignation of Karriem from Spur’s board follows her leaving as CEO of GPI in April. She has been replaced by Prabashinee Moodley

KAP’s ‘annus horribilis’ could be coming to an end

Compounding the Steinhoff woes, fires in the southern Cape burnt 10% of KAP’s planted forests, an explosion affected its car-parts unit, and storms ...

WATCH: How a stronger rand knocked Standard Bank’s earnings

Standard Bank CFO Arno Daehnke talks to Business Day TV about the bank’s results and provides some insight into the numbers

WATCH: Nick Holland on results and the embattled South Deep

Nick Holland the CEO of Gold Fields joined Business Day TV on the line to discuss their interim results released on Thursday.

WATCH: How Truworths has fared as tough conditions bite

Truworths CEO Michael Mark talks to Business Day TV about the results and gives some insight into the group’s performance during the period

Famous Brands issues cryptic statement, after warning of Gourmet Burger Kitchen loss

The fast-food franchiser says it is considering ‘strategic options’ for an unnamed subsidiary, a day after warning the UK burger brand lost more ...

No one checked bombshell Tesla tweet, Elon Musk tells the New York Times

In an often emotional interview, the Musk also revealed that Tesla had offered Sheryl Sandberg a job, and spoke about the Ambien use that has directors worried

Treasury investigators say Koko’s Eskom coal tests are shaky

Investigators say samples could have been switched in a deal that enabled the Guptas to pocket R1bn from utility

Why Adrian Gore has Standard Bank's Sim Tshabalala worried

Discovery Bank will be a 'fierce competitor', he says — but he is also watching Patrice Motsepe's Tyme Digital and tech giants like Amazon

No end in sight to Tiger Brands’s bad year

The company’s share price collapses as much as 10%, shedding about R6.2bn of its market capitalisation

Truworths to roll out lay-bye option in a move to boost sales

CEO Michael Mark predicts the offering could add 2% in extra sales at the fashion retailer

Aton is likely to stick to its guns over M&R offer

It’s tempting fate to suggest that the independent board of M&R have now run out of defence options

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