| ||01/10/2013 - 11:18|
Commodity prices at retail level are, on the average, trading at more than 16 per cent of wholesale prices, the Esoko-GNA Commodity Index (EGCI) has revealed. read more
| ||13/06/2013 - 08:27|
Johannesburg - Global factors are the main contributors to the current volatility of the rand, analysts said on Wednesday. read more
| ||16/05/2013 - 09:50|
Johannesburg – For the third consecutive month in May‚ South Africa continued to be the least-favoured major emerging market according to fund managers polled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
| ||22/02/2013 - 07:38|
Johannesburg - The JSE experienced its biggest one-day fall since January 2 on Thursday‚ shedding almost 2% on the day‚ after a wide selloff in commodities across the world was extended from Wednesday‚ putting the JSE and other global markets firmly in risk-off mode. read more
| ||24/10/2012 - 07:26|
Johannesburg - SA's composite leading business economic indicator rose for the first time after eight declines on a year on year basis by 0.1 % year on year (y/y) in August‚ after a revised 1.8% (2.3%) y/y decline in July‚ data released on Tuesday by the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) showed. read more
| ||31/08/2012 - 09:13|
Johannesburg - Producer price inflation for July showed a good overall number, but there were signs of a food inflation rise, FNB warned on Thursday.
| ||27/07/2012 - 08:17|
London - Strong emerging markets helped consumer goods giant Unilever avoid issuing similar profit warnings as two of its main rivals, although it did warn of tougher times ahead due to difficult economies and volatile input costs.
| ||18/07/2012 - 09:36|
Coca-Cola Co. (KO), the world’s largest soft-drink maker, reported second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates, helped by pricing increases in North America late last year.
| ||04/07/2012 - 08:37|
Transnet will go to the international debt market before the end of March to raise capital for its R300bn capital expenditure programme, Transnet CEO Brian Molefe said on Thursday.
| ||22/06/2012 - 08:16|
The volume of merchandise exports contracted by 0,4% in the first quarter of 2012, largely due to relatively weaker global demand and domestic supply constraints, the SA Reserve Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin (QB) showed on Thursday. read more
| ||14/06/2012 - 08:12|
Johannesburg – As global demand firms and domestic demand remains robust‚ economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to strengthen to 5% in 2012‚ the World Bank says in its newly-released Global Economic Prospects (GEP).
| ||29/05/2012 - 08:29|
South Africa’s producer price index (PPI) is expected to clock in at 7,0% year on year (y/y) in April from 7,2% in March, a survey by I-Net Bridge has found.
| ||30/04/2012 - 08:13|
Johannesburg - South Africa’s producer inflation, which represents domestic output, slowed to 7.2% year-on-year (y/y) in March from 8.3% in February, Statistics South Africa said on Thursday. read more
| ||23/04/2012 - 14:29|
SA's producer price index is expected to clock in at 7.9% year on year in March from 8.3% in February read more
| ||09/03/2012 - 08:48|
Biotech crops in SA have for the second consecutive year increased by 100,000 hectares in 2011, according to an expert. read more
| ||08/03/2012 - 10:10|
As “panic” hit world markets, the Standard & Poor’s latest GSCI Spot Index of 24 commodities indicates a 1.5% fall to close at 692.61 in New York, marking the biggest slump since last December. read more
| ||14/02/2012 - 09:56|
Bunge, a leading supplier of agricultural commodities including grains and soyabeans, has said that it expects market conditions to remain challenging over the year ahead.
| ||03/02/2012 - 08:10|
Unilever (UNA), the world’s second-largest consumer-goods maker, reported the weakest volume growth in almost three years as higher prices deterred consumers, and said it expects “gloomy” economic conditions to persist this year.
| ||13/01/2012 - 09:40|
Food prices fell in December 2011 with the food price index dropping 2.4%, according to the UN Food Agricultural Organisation's monthly report. read more
| ||09/01/2012 - 07:49|
ICE sugar steadied but a stronger dollar helped push arabicas lower on Friday, after slides in both commodities the previous day, while cocoa was little changed with prices capped by ample African supplies. read more