Behind Anil Agarwal’s audacious bid for Anglo

Anglo American’s relatively low share price has opened the door to new takeover possibilities

5 days ago
CHECKOUT COUNTER: Better sales for Tiffany

A weekly round up of the hottest international retail and consumer news

5 days ago

We question Doug Smart, MD of KFC SA

5 days ago
Brait all healthy, except for one in ICU

UK fashion retail business New Look’s valuation has plummeted, but remedial steps are being taken to restore it

11 days ago
MTN down but certainly not out

Outgoing executive chairman says the share price does not reflect the future prospects of the business

12 days ago
Big build-up, small payoff for Aspen

Rapid expansion has taken a toll at the generic pharmaceuticals giant, with disappointing results and high turnover

12 days ago
Standard Bank taking big strides in Africa

Focus on the continent is paying off, but a turn to local customer experience is vital ahead of launch of Discovery’s bank

12 days ago
Hard work needs to be done at Lonmin

Lonmin is addressing the reasons for its disappointing first-quarter performance, which has spooked the market

11 days ago
BACKSTORY: Werksmans Attorneys' David Hertz

We question David Hertz, chairman of Werksmans Attorneys

8 days ago
ANALYSE THIS: Arqaam Capital's Victor Dima

We analyse Victor Dima, executive director of research at Arqaam Capital

8 days ago
If auditing firms can’t be trusted to pack envelopes, should we trust them?​

They not only make mistakes with envelopes, but they also might not be quite as independent as they should be after decades-long client relationships

18 days ago
Game vital to Massmart ’s revival

Appointment of vastly experienced Albert Voogd underscores important swing to food and fresh produce

14 days ago
Barclays divorce terms still unclear

BGA has not yet announced how many shares will be involved in the empowerment scheme

19 days ago
Is Nedbank heading in a new direction?

Old Mutual steps away as controlling shareholder after more than 30 years but there’s no need for alarm, says bank CEO

19 days ago
Santam: Never mind the weather

Insurance giant has a great many irons in the fire, locally as well as elsewhere in Africa — and in Asia too

18 days ago
Global uncertainty may offer up long-term opportunities

It’s a volatile period and it’s unclear how some of these things are going to pan out, both in SA and the world

1 month ago