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Rand weaker, focus on Fed minutes and retail sales data

In early morning trade the rand was at 14.21 per dollar, 0.32% weaker than its New York close on Tuesday.

Dis-Chem profit up as market share increases

Pharmacy group's half-year profit on a per share basis rose 10.5% as it lifted its market share across all divisions.

WeChat rivals can take social, Tencent is moving on

Pop and Echo, social apps created by former Tencent executives, have already secured venture-capital funding.

Netflix soars after blistering subscriber growth restores faith

Netflix also issued an upbeat outlook for the current three months, saying it plans to add 28.9 million customers in total this year.

World’s top miner embracing the boom in electric car batteries

BHP Billiton is boosting sales of the top-quality nickel that’s needed for electric vehicle batteries.

Wall St rallies over 2% with earnings, data boost

Tech leads all 11 S&P sectors higher.

Treasury says recession, falling revenue hurt public finances

Moody's warns of elevated government debt.

Solidarity to strike at Denel firm over pay

The state-owned company has not paid managers and specialists their full salaries in September.

Inquiry report urges Ramaphosa to fire suspended tax head

For the 'reckless mismanagement of Sars', says judge Nugent.

Rand firms as investors chase riskier assets, stocks up

Rand strongest since October 1.

Uber gets IPO proposals at potential $120bn valuation

An IPO at $120bn is almost double Uber’s recent valuation of about $70bn.

Amazon doles out freebies to juice sales of its brands

Excluded merchants, review watchdogs allege Amazon is guilty of review manipulation.

EFF confident in deputy leader over VBS allegations

EFF leader, Julius Malema says he wants proof that Floyd Shivambu benefitted from the bank's failure.



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