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Fin24.com | SA pig farming is ethical, says Sappo

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Pig farming by commercial pork producers in the country is ethical and well-managed, says SA Pork Producers' Organisation CEO Simon Streicher.

Fin24.com | Lekgotla tackles mining woes

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Transformation is one of the key challenges in the mining industry, that also needs better collective bargaining and living conditions for workers.

Fin24.com | Mining sector is in crisis, says Sangqu

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
The mining sector needs to acknowledge it has a crisis on its hands, says Chamber of Mines state intervention in the minerals sector committee chair Andile Sangqu.

Fin24.com | Eskom focuses on illegal connections

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
During the Eskom National Electricity Safety Week Eskom is promoting and educating the public on the safe use of electricity.

Fin24.com | Mining communities march on Lekgotla

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Hundreds of people from mining towns have marched on the mining lekgotla in protest over not being included in matters affecting the industry.

Fin24.com | Cosatu warns of break-up

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
The Congress of SA Trade Unions says that requests for a special congress may lead to a split within the trade union federation.

Fin24.com | Bank of England slashes wages forecast

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
The Bank of England has forecast that wages would grow far more slowly than previously expected and linked their rate of increase closely to borrowing costs.

Fin24.com | Power system remains tight - Eskom

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
The power system remains tight and will be for some time, but it is manageable, says Eskom.

Fin24.com | China's economic data points to further softness

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
China's economy has shown further signs of softening in July despite a burst of government stimulus measures, suggesting more policy support may be needed.

Fin24.com | Retail sales flat at 0.0%

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Retail sales have been flat at 0.0% year-on-year in June, sharply undershooting market expectations, compared with a revised 2.6% expansion in May.

Fin24.com | Israel faces tricky economic outlook

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Israel’s war with Gaza has added fuel to a Palestinian boycott movement and may damage investor sentiment even if the economy looks set to emerge unscathed.

Fin24.com | Farmers raise concerns on land reform

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Commercial farmers have raised questions and concerns about land reform with ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

Fin24.com | Mining must benefit majority: Ramatlhodi

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
"We have a unique opportunity to change this industry for the better, to ensure that it represents our ideals," Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says.

Fin24.com | BoE likely to keep a guess on rates

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is likely to give little away when pressed on how soon the central bank will raise the interest rates.

Fin24.com | Mantashe: Farmers need funding to survive

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says farmers need support programmes to succeed, and has urged commercial farmers to help groom emerging farmers.

Fin24.com | Sarb warns on high wage expectations

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Rand weakness is beginning to affect consumer prices, while labour and business wage inflation expectations are "uncomfortably high", says the SA Reserve Bank.

Fin24.com | India's Modi disappoints some fans so far

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
As an election campaigner, Narendra Modi promised sweeping market reforms to revive India's economy and put the country to work.

Fin24.com | Madonsela: Auditors should act as conscience

Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says internal auditors should be less like policemen and be the conscience of their organisations.

Fin24.com | Trump plans investment in India

Tuesday, 12 August 2014
American real estate mogul Donald Trump is planning "substantial investments" in the Indian property and hotel sectors.

Fin24.com | Steep toll hikes not justified - chamber

Tuesday, 12 August 2014
There are concerns that, if the N1 and N2 tolls roads go ahead, toll fees will be low at first and then increased regularly, warns a business chamber.

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