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Financial conduct body slaps Jooste with R162-million fine

The former Steinhoff chief executive and three others have been fined by the FSCA for insider trading in the days leading up to the company’s 2017 share price crash

Sasol share price spikes as bosses ousted

The company’s share price rose more than 12% in morning trading on Monday when its joint chief executives resigned

Steinhoff shares jump 40%, reach best price in two months

The retailer's stock is still down by over 95% from where it was before news of Jooste's resignation reached the market

Naspers’s tricky Tencent conundrum

Analysts say shareholders would win if the media giant unbundled its stake in the Chinese firm

Cash makes a comeback as local stocks lose their shine

Investors have been putting their money into cash-like securities to avoid losses.

Mediclinic drops R3-billion after share sale to fund acquisitions

The company stock dropped 4.7% after a share sale to institutional investors to generate cash for investment opportunities.

Massmart shares up as it anticipates an earnings gain

While other retailers battle with slow growth, Massmart has announced its earnings gained as much as 37% last year.

Pick n Pay shares gain most since 2008 as first-half profit rises

Markets have responded positively to Pick n Pay's announcement that it has reduced costs and slowed down market share decline.

Discovery profit declines 6% as claims and costs increase

An increasing number of medical aid claims and higher costs saw the company's full-year profits fall by 6%.

Discovery sees biggest share price fall since 2009

Discovery stock fell more today than in the past four and a half years on expectations of an up to 10% decrease in profit on the year.

Uncertainty hits MTN shares

CFO resigns during an investigation.

Global slowdown chips away at McDonald’s boom

McDonald's, the fast food giant that managed to ride out much of the Great Recession, has been bitten by the global slowdown.

School girls rule the market

A group of schoolgirls have won the JSE/Liberty Investment challenge, and were rewarded with real shares for their efforts.

Impressive quarter expected for Apple as shares soar

Apple is anticipated to report another dazzling quarter ropelled by strong demand for its perennial bestselling iPhone and the new, thinner iPad 2.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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