Enterprises ranging from retailers to mines and bank headquarters will close for the former president's funeral.
As US budget negotiations keep markets on their toes, South Africa is set to eye October's mining and manufacturing reports and retail trade figures.
At a special council meeting, the City of Cape Town has approved an operating budget of R72-million for a contingency plan to Mandela's passing.
Travel agencies say top-tier hotels and rental cars in Johannesburg and Cape Town have been booked out as dignitaries prepare to enter the country.
In a move unprecedented in its 125-year history, the Johannesburg stock exchange stalled trading for five minutes on Friday in a tribute to Mandela.
Critics say that Sanral should have questioned the escalating costs of the highway project.
The JSE has halted trade for five minutes as business leaders mourn Madiba's passing and analysts dismiss SA-economy doomsayers.
Hospital insurance appeals to a segment of the market, research shows, and fills an important gap.
Hydro power and gas in nearby countries have brought about a shift in South Africa's schemes.
Adcock's largest shareholder is looking for an all-cash offer of up to R74 a share in the takeover being battled out between Bidvest and Chile's CFR.
Standard Bank is selling over R1-billion of Discovery shares for an unnamed client.
France looks to Africa to boost its economy and will contribute 20-billion euros to fund develoment projects on the continent.
The retailer will open its first store in Angola next week, with the help of an unnamed local partner.
Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says the country needs farmers to respect early-warning systems for drought.
A day after putting in an offer to acquire part of Adcock Ingram, Bidvest is taking the company to court over an "unlawful" guarantee.
The Reserve Bank's last quarterly update for the year shows that the current-account deficit widened to the biggest gap in half a decade.
The rand was volatile as it anticipated Tuesday's release of data on the current-account deficit.
Major companies like Amazon are looking to outsource their call centres to SA, listing South Africans' "English premium voice quality" as ideal.
Bidvest has put in a R4-billion offer for pharmaceuticals company Adcock, countering that of Chilean company CFR Pharmaceuticals.
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