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JSE wrap | Financials lead surge amid consecutive gains

The JSE closed firmer for a second consecutive session led by strong gains from the financials index.The financials index rebounded ...


SA records biggest trade surplus in 14 months

South Africa recorded its biggest trade surplus in 14 months in February as exports to Europe surged.The trade balance swung ...


Athletics SA happy with dates of 2021 Olympic Games

Athletics South Africa (ASA) has expressed happiness at the announcement on Monday of the new dates of the Olympic Games ...


Taxi strike called off, Mbalula, Santaco to brief the nation

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) and National Taxi Alliance will brief the nation on ...


Africa

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Coronavirus poses latest threat to battered health system in DR Congo

As the DRC has also been battling an Ebola outbreak in the volatile eastern region, UNICEF fears mounting cases of ...

Harmony warns of limited gold production during lockdown

Harmony Gold [JSE: HAR] has said production of gold in South Africa will be limited to between 650 kg and ...

MTN to move ahead on Nigeria stock sale amid market turmoil

MTN [JSE:MTN] will push on with a plan to reduce its majority stake in the wireless carrier's Nigerian business, though ...

JSE wrap | Financials lead surge amid consecutive gains

The JSE closed firmer for a second consecutive session led by strong gains from the financials index.The financials index rebounded ...

SA records biggest trade surplus in 14 months

South Africa recorded its biggest trade surplus in 14 months in February as exports to Europe surged.The trade balance swung ...

Telkom to take on SARS in ConCourt over tax judgment

Telkom is taking its fight with the South African Revenue Service to the Constitutional Court, following an adverse judgment handed ...

Business

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Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

Real Estate market in Dubai under severe pressure

DUBAI, UAE - The Dubai property crash Mark II which began in 2014 is gaining momentum due to the coronavirus ...

Australian stocks defy Asian regional trend, finish higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia generally were sharply weaker on Monday, as investors and traders brace themselves for another ...

Wuhan stays grounded, but rest of Hubei province starts flying again

WUHAN, China - China's Hubei province has resumed domestic flights except for Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus after a ...

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Worldwide cases of Covid-19 approaching 800,000

WASHINGTON, DC - As the cases of coronavirus worldwide approaches 800,000, deaths in the United States have now passed 3,000.Another ...


Thousands of stranded cruise ship passengers told to 'piss off'

SYDNEY, Australia - Australia has taken a hard line, turning away six cruise ships with thousands of people on board.The ...


Chinese, Russian and European countries get OK from U.S. on Iran

PanARMENIAN.Net - The U.S. government has extended for another 60 days sanction waivers that allow Russian, Chinese, and European countries ...


New York City gets injection of 250,000 face masks, courtesy of UN

NEW YORK CITY, New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterreswas were on ...


Duke and Duchess of Sussex quit Canada for California

LOS ANGELES, California - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and their son Archie, have moved from Canada to California - ...


The Crucial Experiment in the Case of Cardinal George Pell

Cardinal George Pell's accuser claimed to be familiar with the layout of a renovated sacristy and this fact means we ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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