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Taxed to the sky

Lloyd Gedye

Durban's La Mercy Airport is at the heart of a disputed 133% increase in airport taxes, reports Lloyd Gedye.

Rosy future for SA online retail

Franklin Paul, Franklin Paul and Nicole Maestri

South African online retail is turning into a healthy and attractive business as more consumers access broadband and become more comfortable with online shopping, internet research firm World Wide Worx reported on Monday. By the end of this year, online spending on retail goods is expected to have grown by more than 35%.

JSE weak in quiet trade, miners weigh

Tiisetso Motsoeneng

South African stocks were weaker at noon on Wednesday with miners under pressure on retreating metal prices, but the session was quiet as most traders are still away on a long weekend break. At noon, the JSE's broader all-share index was down 0,46%, with the gold and platinum mining indices down 1,47% and 1,65% respectively.