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Business Day is a national daily newspaper in South Africa, published from Monday to Friday and also available as an e-edition (a digital replica of the print edition). Based in Parktown, Johannesburg, it is edited by Alexander Parker and published by Arena Holdings. Our digital editor is Pearl Sebolao.

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The newspaper, launched on May 1 1985, covers all major national and international news, with a specific focus on the South African economy and business sector, the political economy, companies and financial markets. It also contains an influential opinion section with popular columnists, along with coverage of sport, travel, books, arts and entertainment.

The Business Day website has a responsive design, making it easy to read on mobile devices. We offer quality reporting throughout the day, seven days a week, breaking the news with stories, email newsletters, and multimedia. 

You can also download the Business Day app for mobile phones and tablets from Apple’s App Store, the Google Play store or the Huawei App Gallery. The app offers all Business Day content from the printed edition and from the website, including both free and subscriber-only articles.

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Our website is part of BusinessLIVE, the showcase business portal bringing you the best of Business Day, the Financial Mail, the Sunday Times's Business Times and Investors Monthly

Much of the website is free to read. Readers who register – it’s quick and free – can comment on articles and subscribe to a range of email newsletters. That registration is valid across BusinessLIVE, Business Day and the Financial Mail.

Readers who then subscribe to BusinessLIVE Premium from R129 per month also have access to the best of our columnists, exclusive news and analysis along with daily international news and analysis.

BusinessLIVE Premium Plus subscribers get all the benefits above for R369 per month along with full digital access to the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE Premium (a daily digital edition of in-depth news) and e-editions (digital replicas of the print editions) of Business Day, the Financial Mail and the Sunday Times.

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