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The great untethering and the airlines’ flat spin

If record vinyls and iTunes can co-exist in the Technological Age, Wi-Fi will allow ocean liners a slice of the airlines’ global travel monopoly

How a rogue trader crashed UBS

The alleged rogue trades have killed any remaining ambitions UBS might have to compete with the titans of Wall Street.

New UBS boss seeks fresh start after trading scandal

The new interim boss of UBS has been charged with reorganising its investment bank, a task which will take two to three years to complete.

UBS chief shoulders blame for ‘trading incident’

UBS's chief executive Oswald Gruebel resigned on Saturday, taking the blame after its banking business lost $2.3-billion in alleged rogue trading.

UBS head not resigning over $2-bn fraud

Swiss banking giant UBS's boss does not feel guilty about the $2-billion rogue trading that occurred in his bank and isn't resigning.

$2-bn UBS fraud scandal could see forced resignations

Pressure is mounting on bosses of Swiss bank giant UBS to quit for failing to prevent a $2-billion trading loss.

We really do want clean, green products

Ethical consumerism is on the rise. Do ethical companies really trump the rest? Research suggests they do, and investors want to follow the money.

JSE dragged lower by world markets

Miserable world markets dragged the JSE deeper into the red by noon on Wednesday. At noon, the all-share index dropped 1,23% and banks retreated 1,98%. Financials retreated 1,57% and industrials were off 1,81%. The platinum-mining index was down 1,36% and the gold-mining index pulled back 0,56%, while resources gave up 0,52%.

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