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11 November 2018 9:38 AM China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record

Shoppers in China have once again broken records after spending more than $14bn within the first two hours of an annual online buying frenzy. Now in its 10th year, the clamor for deals and discounts known as Singles Day was heralded with characteristic fanfare by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which has turned an unofficial holiday for people without 24

08 November 2018 10:02 AM Annual gold production falls by a fifth in September

South Africa's mining production for September decreased 1.8% year-on-year, Statistics South Africa announced on Thursday, with gold production falling by a fifth. Gold production for September 2018 was down 19% when compared to September 2017. This contributed -3.1 percentage points to SA's overall production decrease of -1.8%. Gold sales, meanwhile 27

07 November 2018 10:40 AM Discovery Vitality made a massive R603 million profit last year – as members fail to use their perks

In its last full financial year Discovery Vitality’s profits increased by nearly 13 times to R603 million, its financial statements show. It credits people who failed to use their perks for part of that profit. Its healthy bottom line was also bolstered by a R491 million profit from Vitality’s sale of a joint interest in DiscoveryCard, as the group reorganised 30

06 November 2018 4:28 AM Debit order fraud: Beware of sharing your banking details

Consumers must be careful when sharing personal information that could be used by fraudsters to make unauthorised debit orders, Payments Association of South Africa CEO Walter Volker has warned. Banks are working with the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) to deal with debit order fraud – a situation when some companies process debit orders 23

03 November 2018 9:28 AM 2017 the costliest year on record for natural disasters

2017 has been flagged as the costliest year on record for natural disasters, according to international insurer Aon Benfield's latest Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report. The global economic cost of natural disasters in 2017 clocked in at a staggering US$353bn, while the insured cost was US$134bn, Aon Benfield said in a statement. "It would 40

02 November 2018 8:21 PM Khashoggi's fiancee appeals to Trump: 'Nothing has relieved me of the pain ... his corpse has still not been found'

The fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi called on Friday for President Donald Trump to back Turkey's efforts to investigate his death and recover his body. Khashoggi - a US resident and contributor to The Washington Post - was killed in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, where he had gone to obtain paperwork for his upcoming 38

30 October 2018 7:51 AM Sony boosts outlook as PlayStation heads for record year

Sony upgraded its earnings outlook for a second straight quarter, thanks to a plethora of hit video-game titles that are boosting the PlayStation business. Operating profit for the current fiscal year through March will be ¥870bn, up from the prior forecast of ¥670bn, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement on Tuesday. Revenue will be ¥8.7trn, compared 40

17 October 2018 4:48 AM Markets LIVE: Bias on the rand remains stronger

The rand benefited yesterday from surging stock markets worldwide, taking its cue from the Turkish lira which hit a two-month high against the dollar. Paul Muller, Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions says the dollar remains on the back foot against all major currencies, still reeling from the release of sluggish retail sales figures 67

10 October 2018 8:58 AM Mahindra’s crossover SUV duo in SA: Stylish new XUV500 and KUV100 NXT offer more value for local SUV-seekers

Mahindra South Africa has launched its new XUV500 and KUV100 NXT locally. Both new models are being introduced with greater value coupled with, says the Indian automaker, "with attractive finance schemes". Both models offer a very affordable entry into the range at R134 999 for the KUV100 NXT and R299 999 for the XUV500. We've included full model ranges 84

09 October 2018 8:39 PM WATCH: Google reveals new Pixel phone, speaker to chase Apple, Amazon

Google showed off a pair of new Pixel phones, a tablet computer and a speaker with a screen in a deluge of new products aimed at competing with the latest gadgets from big technology rivals. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones offer significant upgrades to prior models by adding a nearly edge-to-edge screen on the larger model, more display area on both phones 32