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    SA bonds subdued ahead of Budget speech
    SA bonds subdued ahead of Budget speech
    South African bonds were subdued in early morning trade on Monday but bids and offers indicated a strengthening bias is possible for the day.
    Weaker rand and socio-economic uncertainty weigh on bonds
    Weaker rand and socio-economic uncertainty weigh on bonds
    The South African bond market was weaker on Thursday morning due to the rand‚ which had depreciated to more than R11 to the dollar‚ and...
    Rand firmer after Friday's price action
    Rand firmer after Friday's price action
    Bonds mixed as traders await rate decision
    Bonds mixed as traders await rate decision
    South African bonds were mixed early on Wednesday as the market awaits the Reserve Bank's rate decision at 3pm‚ with no change expected....
    SA beats global average on 'economic freedom' index
    SA beats global average on 'economic freedom' index
    South Africa has been ranked 75 out of 178 countries in the 2014 index of economic freedom‚ published by the Heritage Foundation this...
    November retail trade sales beat expectations
    November retail trade sales beat expectations
    Retail trade sales measured in constant (2012) prices rose by a more than expected 4.2% year on year (y/y) in November from a revised 1.4% (1.3%)...
    Electricity 'extremely tight' for next three days, warns Eskom
    Electricity 'extremely tight' for next three days, warns Eskom
    Power utility Eskom says the system will be extremely tight over the next three days as it anticipates a significant increase in electricity demand...
    Accelerate Property Fund announces plans to list on JSE
    Accelerate Property Fund announces plans to list on JSE
    Accelerate Property Fund‚ a newly formed retail-focused property fund‚ has announced it plans to list on the JSE. The company is...
    Rand steady ahead of key data releases
    Rand steady ahead of key data releases
    The rand held steady in early trade on Tuesday. Little changed from its overnight close against the major currencies‚ as traders awaited the...
    JSE at fresh high as SA awaits Gordhan's budget speech
    JSE at fresh high as SA awaits Gordhan's budget speech
    The JSE was at a fresh intraday high in early-morning trade on Monday as resources and industrial counters pushed the bourse into record...
    SA Breweries not budging on 7% wage offer
    SA Breweries not budging on 7% wage offer
    The South African Breweries (SAB) has offered workers a 7% average wage increase, which will increase the average monthly pay for shift workers by...
    South Africa's fuel prices to rise
    South Africa's fuel prices to rise
    All fuel raises will occur on Wednesday, February 6. While all grades of diesel will cost 17.8 cents per litre more. During the period under...