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Mar 2015
China, Japan stocks up as Beijing steps up stimulus
Source: Reuters

Stock markets in China and Japan rose on Monday after Beijing's latest stimulus to shore up the world's second-largest economy underpinned sentiment and helped limit losses across the rest of Asia.
20 April 2015

Energy minister’s new plans for electricity lauded
Source: Business Day

ENERGY Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson on Thursday announced a raft of new plans for the acceleration of electricity generation by private-sector power producers, including the expansion of renewable energy programmes and progress on gas, coal and co-generation initiatives.
17 April 2015

SA and US edge closer to settlement on chicken dispute
Source: Business Day

Negotiators for the South African and US chicken industries have agreed on the principles for settling the dispute that has been threatening SA’s preferential access to the US market, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday night.
16 April 2015

Kleinhandelverkope kry ‘laaste’ hupstoot in Februarie
Source: Netwerk24

Statistieke Suid-Afrika het Woensdagmiddag ’n stewige styging in die kleinhandelverkope van Februarie aangekondig. In reële waarde (in konstante 2012-pryse) het verkope jaar op jaar met 4,2% gestyg.
16 April 2015

China growth slows to six-year low as stimulus fails to find traction
Source: Reuters

China grew at its slowest pace in six years at the start of 2015 and weakness in key sectors suggested the world's second-largest economy was still losing momentum, intensifying Beijing's struggle to find the right policy mix to shore up activity.
15 April 2015

FNB Civil

After rising to 59 last quarter, the FNB/BER civil confidence index shed 20 points to register a level of 39 in 1Q2015. Confidence was lower largely due to a sharp slowdown in construction activity. In addition, the outlook for construction activity in the short term, particularly for new work, deteriorated.
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