Idyllic Vaal riverfront ‘lifestyle’ farm on auction November 25

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Court orders SocGen to relinquish $150m deposited by fraudster Allen Stanford

The court ruled that Societe Generale failed to do proper due diligence before accepting Stanford’s money

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VW CEO takes grievances with unions and company public

In a German business newspaper op-ed, Herbert Diess likened VW to a ‘tanker’ amid the automotive world’s electrifying innovation

BMW’s China JV partner is on the brink of bankruptcy

Huachen Group, which has defaulted on $987.48m in debt obligations, has angered investors who no longer have faith in the group, despite its state backing

Bidvest reports boost from acquisition amid Covid-19 headwind

Revenue in the first four months of Bidvest’s financial year are in line with that of 2019, with acquisitions and cost control offsetting the pandemic’s effects

Wealth management: uncertainty is not over yet

Wealth managers are operating in a challenging environment, writes Pedro van Gaalen

Huawei founder defends sale of smartphone unit

Ren Zhengfei says Honor division should be free of US restrictions

PBT Group ups interim dividend by a third as demand for digital services grows

The pandemic had little effect on the group’s ability to operate, saying it is benefiting from rapid demand for cloud-based services

WATCH: How Covid-19 weighed on Kaap Agri

Kaap Agri CEO Sean Walsh talks to Business Day TV about the group’s financial performance

FirstRand profit guidance signals how banks are coping

The bank warns earnings could fall by a quarter to end-December

Acquisition and baby range expand Mr Price’s markets

New baby product line and purchase of low-end clothing retailer Power Fashion could see it encroach on Pepkor’s territory

Disney cuts 4,000 more jobs as Covid-19 hits theme parks

The latest cuts take the number of layoffs, mostly at Disney’s entertainment parks, to 32,000

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AstraZeneca prepares extra global vaccine trial amid growing scrutiny

CEO Pascal Soriot says he does not expect the additional trial to hold up regulatory approvals in the UK and EU, while clearance from the US FDA may take longer

Nampak cuts its debt while its losses worsen

Impairments, currency devaluation and restructuring costs hit the packaging company

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