Six key tips for sound business budgeting

2015-03-08 19:54

In light of the recently announced budget speech, an executive director at Business Partners provides SMEs with essential tips for sound business budgeting.

Cost cuts help Acacia Mining report profit

2015-02-16 10:45

Acacia Mining has reported a profit for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with a loss a year earlier, and forecasts a rise in gold production for 2015.

Sibanye Gold to lift capex

2015-01-27 10:45

South African-focused Sibanye Gold will increase its capital expenditure in 2015, a rare case of a mining company boosting capex as rivals cut costs.

Success starts with vision

2015-01-14 15:55

It's an exciting time for entrepreneurs filled with opportunities, where growing businesses can contribute to job creation, says SekelaXabiso CEO Lindani Dhlamini.

Randgold quarterly gold production rises

2014-11-06 14:34

Randgold Resources' quarterly production from its African gold mines have risen to 28% more than in the same period the previous year.

Survival of the fittest in the new iron age

2014-08-28 17:15

The spot iron ore market is sinking under the weight of new supply, says Reuters columnist Andy Home.

JSE loses steam after strong start

2014-06-02 13:07

The JSE All-share index has opened almost 250 points higher, but lost most of that gains before starting to recover again.

Wealthy Gulf investors eye Africa

2013-01-02 16:49

Gulf Arab firms are boosting their investment in Africa, marking a shift for investors who have traditionally directed their money towards the US and Europe.

JSE inches up on upbeat global mood

2012-03-26 17:59

SA stocks edged up in line with global markets but investors, awaiting an interest rates decision later in the week, refrained from making large moves.

Resources drag JSE into the red

2011-12-29 13:59

Resources stocks came under pressure from a weaker euro, pulling down the JSE.


Natural resources, population worry accountants

2015-02-17 17:52

The deterioration in natural resources would have the most impact on business in 2024, according to a survey conducted by an accounting body.

Lonmin sees no let-up for belt tightening

2015-02-11 13:08

The days of more volume giving benefits are gone, supply discipline is key and loss-making must stop, sayd Lonmin CEO Ben Magara at the Mining Indaba.

Soft diamond market impacts Petra Diamonds

2015-01-26 11:06

Petra Diamonds expects full-year results below analysts' average forecast, citing softness in the diamond market.

Opec sees global energy demand soaring

2014-11-06 16:20

Global energy demand will increase by 60% by 2040 compared to 2010 levels, says Opec.

Beijing's thirst may stunt regional growth

2014-09-10 10:15

China is about to realise a dream to redirect China's river flows, but critics say the resources grab by the political capital will harm regional China.

Harmony Gold falls into loss as write-downs bite

2014-08-14 10:30

Harmony Gold fell to a steep fourth-quarter loss because of a R1.4bn write-down on an expansion project at its Phakisa operation.

Africa still too dependent on resources

2013-04-26 19:05

Africa's brisk economic growth over the past decade has been consumer driven, a trend masking the uncomfortable fact that it remains over-reliant on commodities.

SA must look at resources - nature body

2012-05-15 14:40

South Africa can tackle its ever-increasing ecological footprint by looking at its commodities holistically, says the World Wide Fund for Nature.

JSE ends in red on resources rout, Shoprite

2012-03-22 18:31

SA stocks ended in the red again as worries about Chinese demand hit mining stocks and Shoprite slid steeply after it said it would issue new shares and convertible bonds.

JSE higher as commodities rebound

2011-05-13 09:51

The JSE has opened firmer, with resources rallying on the back of rebounding commodity prices and bargain-hunting.

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