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Fast News

Roche creates PCR tests that can single out Omicron variant

3 Dec 2021  /  Thomas Mulier, Bloomberg  
Which would help countries monitor the spread of the new strain.


Simon’s weekly wrap: Do EMs really offer structural benefits?

3 Dec 2021  /  Simon Brown  
This week MoneywebNOW looked at the exit of Twitter's Jack Dorsey, Capital Appreciation results, US inflation and more.

Thanks for the great market ride in 2021, but prepare for some bumps in 2022

3 Dec 2021  /  Ciaran Ryan  
Global and local equities surprised to the upside in 2021, but the spectre of rising inflation looms as we enter 2022.


South Africans expected to spend over R250bn this festive season

3 Dec 2021  /  Palesa Mofokeng  
Consumers say they are in a better financial position compared with 2020 and are planning to spend more over this period.

Fast News

Omicron cases now stretch from the US to South Korea

2 Dec 2021  /  Bloomberg News  
Underscoring the difficulties of curtailing contagious new strains. 

South Africa

Daily number of Covid cases doubles to over 8 500 in SA

1 Dec 2021  /  Promit Mukherjee and Estelle Shirbon, Reuters  
Omicron rapidly becoming main variant in SA; data suggests it gets around some, not all immunity.

Companies and Deals

Ster-Kinekor business rescue process delayed once again

1 Dec 2021  /  Akhona Matshoba   2
The delay comes after receiving an updated investment offer from potential investors.

November 2021 economic report

1 Dec 2021
The rand lost 4.40% against the greenback and pushed above the 16 mark for the first time in about a year.

Fast News

SA factory activity expands at faster pace in November – Absa PMI

1 Dec 2021  /  Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Reuters  
As business activity and new sales orders grew.

Companies and Deals

Rand recovers to below R16 to the dollar

1 Dec 2021  /  Suren Naidoo  
Firms to R15.81 in early morning trade on Wednesday.

South Africa

How South African scientists spotted the Omicron Covid variant

30 Nov 2021  /  Tim Cocks, Reuters  
Omicron driving most cases in capital, commercial hub. Big questions on variant's severity, vaccine escape.

Fast News

Omicron variant was detected in the Netherlands before SA flights

30 Nov 2021  /  Anthony Deutsch and Bart Meijer, Reuters  
'We have found the Omicron coronavirus variant in two test samples that were taken on November 19 and November 23,' the RIVM said.


Rand falls as Omicron worries linger

30 Nov 2021  /  Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Reuters  
In early trade the rand was at R16.21 against the dollar, 0.46% weaker than its previous close.

Fast News

Why we shouldn’t write off Omicron cases as ‘mild’

30 Nov 2021  /  Jason Gale, Bloomberg   1
Because they may not reflect the new variant’s severity across a broad range of people. 

Fast News

Xi pledges a billion more vaccines for Africa

30 Nov 2021  /  Bloomberg News   1
As the world’s poorest continent grapples with the emergence of a new and potentially more transmissible Covid-19 variant.  

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