30 Jul 2014 20h00 South African stocks stumbled on Wednesday after two straight days of gains, lead by banks such as FirstRand with the sector caught in the cross hairs of a technical sell-off. Read more
09h16 Japan's Sony Corp warned
it doesn't now expect to make money on smartphones this year,
citing weak demand, but said restructuring will help it turn a
profit in its loss-making consumer electronics division for the
first time in four years.
09h00 Rescuers in India were digging through swirling mud to uncover dozens of submerged homes on Thursday and find more than 100 people swallowed up by a landslide that flattened almost an entire village, with the confirmed death toll at 21.
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As of 1 January 2014, the JSE will be instituting an increase across all their services. Sharenet, as from the same date (1 January 2014) will similarly be initiating an increase. We have managed to keep the increase down to 7.5%... Read more
http://www.sharenet.co.za/v3/events/ As 2013 draws to a close, Sharenet will be hosting the last of our trading and investing seminars for the year. This is your final opportunity to broaden your knowledge and develop the skills that will enable you... Read more
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On Wednesday the JSE closed 0.9% weaker to trade at 51,770 points, suffering the ramifications of value investors who bought after a market correction and then sold out once the market had gained... Read more
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