Less than a third in SA have matric

2012-10-30 10:39

Less than a third of South Africans have completed matric, according to the Census 2011 results – 28% of the populations completed grade 12, compared to 20.4% in 2001.

SA factory gate prices ease

2012-02-23 12:13

The producer price index edged down to 8.9% in December as sharp rises in food prices moderated.

Rand remains firmer against dollar

2011-10-27 13:14

The rand remained over 1% firmer against the dollar in noon trade, after the euro strengthened following the EU summit.

Retail sales surge bodes well for sector

2011-10-19 13:38

Growth in retail sales, which have been a key driver of economic growth, rose to an unexpected 7.1% year-on-year in August, showing recovery in consumer spending.

Wrong gear?

2011-04-28 00:00

JD Group’s planned acquisition of Unitrans Auto – the car dealership division currently housed in the Steinhoff stable – is being touted as income-stream diversifying and revenue enhancing by group management.


Social grants weighing on govt coffers

2012-06-27 15:33

Latest Statistics SA figures suggest social grants and a large public service are taking their toll on government finances.

Factory gate prices continue to rise

2011-10-27 13:14

Prices at SA's farms and factories went up by a more-than-expected 10.5% in September, says Statistics SA.

Fewer firms closing down

2011-10-24 18:10

Liquidations decreased in September compared to a year ago, says Stats SA.

More firms in voluntary closures

2011-09-26 15:54

Liquidations rose 24.3% in August compared to a year ago, fuelled largely by firms willingly closing down.

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