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The rand barely moved after a Stats SA survey showed that unemployment eased slightly to 25%.

Rand a touch firmer as market bets on dovish Fed

Thursday 30 July 2015 05:33

The rand firmed for a third straight session against the dollar on Wednesday as investors bet that the US Federal Reserve might issue a dovish policy statement.

Rand a touch firmer as market bets on dovish Fed

Thursday 30 July 2015 05:33

The rand firmed for a third straight session against the dollar on Wednesday as investors bet that the US Federal Reserve might issue a dovish policy statement.

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South Africa’s unemployment rate drops

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:13

South Africa's unemployment rate has dropped from 26.4% to 25% in the second quarter of 2015, StatsSA said on Wednesday.

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Cosatu in favour of Expropriation Bill

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:05

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has overwhelmingly supported the Expropriation Bill, describing it as progressive and useful.

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Nestle India slips into loss as noodle scare hits sales

Wednesday 29 July 2015 18:21

Nestle India Ltd slipped to a second-quarter loss as sales plunged after its hugely popular Maggi noodles were pulled off shelves over safety concerns.

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Microsoft launches Windows 10 with an eye on mobile market

Wednesday 29 July 2015 16:04

Microsoft Corp launched its much awaited Windows 10 operating system at midnight on Wednesday.

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Big petrol price drop on the cards

Wednesday 29 July 2015 12:00

There might be good news for motorists at petrol pumps in August, the Automobile Association of SA (AA) said on Wednesday.

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Petro SA needs a rescue plan

Wednesday 29 July 2015 07:20

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Energy wants the entire board of Petro SA to resign and be reconstituted to rescue the state oil company.

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AGOA is a win-win for Africa,US

Wednesday 29 July 2015 06:45

The newly enacted 10-year Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a win-win for African nations and the United States (US).

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Airbnb: No impact yet from SA child visa laws

Wednesday 29 July 2015 05:39

Controversial child visa laws in South Africa have not hurt fast-growing internet accommodation sharing service Airbnb’s business in the country.

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Revised immigration policy could cripple SA tourism: Report

Tuesday 28 July 2015 20:54

The Western Cape Department of Economic Opportunities, Tourism and Agriculture says the country's tourism industry could collapse if new visa regulations remain in place.

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