Thu Feb 23 09:23:56 SAST 2017
Manufacturing sector produces a positive surprise

Manufacturing production rose 1.9% in November from a year earlier‚ offering a glimmer of good news .

The consumption of sugary and fizzy drinks has steadily fallen in the United States for the last 11 years.

Budget 2017: Sugar tax to come later this year

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday further consultations were taking place on the tax on sugary beverages and the proposed design was being revised to include both intrinsic and added sugars.

Boost for South African shipping industry

Local is lekker in the shipbuilding world‚ thanks to a R10-billion naval procurement package destined for South African shipyards.

Amcu loses argument in Constitutional Court

Miners hard hats Picture Credit: iStock images A collective agreement between the Chamber of Mines and the majority trade unions in the gold mining sector is also binding on members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU)‚ even though AMCU had majority representation at certain individual mines.

AngoGold Ashanti declares first dividend in three years

Picture Credit: AngloGold Ashanti‚ the world number three gold miner‚ declared its first dividend since 2013 on the back of improved cash flows.

Increasing personal taxes the only likely option: Davis

With increases in VAT and corporate income tax unlikely to be announced in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2017/18 budget on Wednesday‚ the only option was for personal income tax rates to increase‚ the head of the Davis Tax Committee Judge Dennis Davis said Monday.

'FNB moved my safety deposit box before robbery without telling me‚' victim says

One of the victims of the theft of FNB safety deposit boxes says her box was moved from Fourways to Randburg without her knowledge or permission.

UPDATE: Standard Bank‚ Absa‚ Investec face prosecution‚ huge fines over price fixing allegations

SA Reserve Bank welcomes price fixing probe into banks

Invest early with clear goals

SA’s net equity outflows surpass R22bn in 2017