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Private-sector business conditions slumped in May

The latest IHS Markit SA purchasing managers’ index hit new lows in May, despite SA’s move to level 4 lockdown restrictions

An uninterrupted supply of water, electricity and sanitation is what businesses need to survive the ...

Vehicles start trickling out of showrooms as motor industry begins to ease out of lockdown

Consumers get R95m back in claims battle with insurers

Business

Most Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance complaints are resolved in favour of the insurers, so read your household and ...

Beware the credit shortfall policy on car loans, warns short-term insurance ombud

News

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away. That line, penned by musician Tom Waits more than four decades ...

VWSA resumes production and export of vehicles

News

After a gradual ramp-up of its local production, the Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) plant in Uitenhage has ...

US mulls sanctions against Chinese officials and companies

World

Tensions put a damper on hopes for economic recovery as lockdowns are being eased across the globe

Tobacco ban expected to create a nation of quitters, Dlamini-Zuma says

News

The minister says ‘a sizeable number of South Africans will stop smoking’ as a result of the contentious tobacco ban

SA is hit by a diesel shortage, says Sapia

Business

The opening of the economy has led to an unexpectedly high increase in diesel demand

From beauty industry to building sector

Business

A 10-month enterprise development course dramatically shifted Zendile Nondumiso’s career choice as she moved from the ...

Unique sauces keep customers coming back

Business

From high school dropout to a booming fast food business owner, that is the journey of Sibabalwe Skosana. The ...

Tiger Brands eyes 'significant' job cuts

Business

Food producer Tiger Brands is looking to cut "significant" numbers of jobs and has scrapped its interim dividend due to ...

Tsogo Sun Gaming warns of writedowns equivalent to R2bn market capitalisation

Business

The group expects profits to fall by about a third in its year to end-March

Retail group warns of rising foods costs

Business

The group has reported a drop in interim profit as the coronavirus batters the retail sector

Uber has spent $19 million on coronavirus financial assistance for drivers

Business

Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday for the first time detailed how much it has spent to support its ride-hail drivers ...

JUST IN | Reserve Bank cuts repo rate a further 50bps to 3.75%

Business

This was the fourth meeting of the Bank’s monetary policy committee this year, after an emergency one was held in April

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