MAIL & GUARDIAN: Business

Those big wheels keep on turning

SA's private sector land freight volumes rose by 8% year-on-year in September to 45,754 million metric tons, while the volume of goods transported by state-owned Transnet declined by 1% y/y to 14,686-million metric tons.

We’re in for a slog

Economic growth figures released this week paint a mutedly optimistic picture, but are unlikely to dissuade Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni from pushing for an interest rate hike.

Radebe:Privatisation to yield R12-billion

Government is fast-tracking its partial privatisation drive this year through major changes to arms manufacturer Denel - including the sale of a third share in the business - and the drawing in of private-sector skills in running South Africa's main port at Durban.

Shareholders approve Naspers buy-out of MIH

Shareholders of media group Naspers (NPN) have approved the group's proposed buy-out of the minorities of MIH Holdings (MIHH) and MIH Limited (MIHL).

Telkom’s charmed life is over

What a week it has been for Telkom. On Wednesday, a day after its exclusivity deal from the government expired, it was taken to the Competition Commission for discriminatory pricing.

Maize heads for all-time high, wheat up

South African white maize on the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa rocketed on Friday on the back of the continued lack of widespread rain in the country's maize belt, at a time when farmers are trying to sow maize.

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