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Absa cuts staff in retail bank

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Rand is world's best-performing currency in October

The longer-term outlook for the currency is positive.

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JSE general corporate finance activity up 55%

Hopeful signs for M&A in the near future.


Property group warns of depressed economy

Adrenna remains cautious.


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Abil collecting $230 million of debt a month - supervisor

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Ellies directors back the company

Take steps to recapitalise.

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SA’s financial system is sound - Sarb

At odds: Bad debt has decreased, but overdraft rates are lower.


Vodacom exposing your number to every website you visit

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