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Friday, 27 January 2017
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Th= is Morning’s Headlines
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Barclays Africa hit by protesters dem= anding apartheid-era money
Barclays Africa Group has been ta= rgeted by ANC Youth League supporters, who entered a Durban branch and dema= nded the bank pay back money from a bailout provided to Bankorp.

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Economy
SA banks becoming battleground in = Zuma war – analysts
South Africa’s banking sector is becoming a battleground between Pres= ident Jacob Zuma’s patronage-driven ANC and those opposing that faction, ac= cording to two analysts.

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Economy
http://www.fin24.com/Economy/defaulting-municipalities-also-finger= ed-in-ags-report-20170126″ id=3D"HeadlineContent_conHeadline_headlines_rptH= eadlines_newsletterSynopsis_1_lnkHeading_1″ style=3D"font-weight:bold; font= -size:13px;color:#000099; text-decoration:none;">Defaulting municipalities = also fingered in AG’s report
A number of municipalities that owe Eskom millions in unpaid electric= ity bills have also been fingered for irregular and wasteful spending.
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Tech
Uber now majori= ty of business travellers’ ground transport spend
Uber is a the popular choice of public transport for business travell= ers, new research shows.

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Latest News
Most= Asia markets up, Tokyo lifted by weak yen
Markets pause after surge as earnings season heats up
Rand cou= ld strengthen to best levels since late 2015
Record revenue = at 2017 Cape Yearling Sale

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Most Read
Chicken fight rocks SA’s trade relations with Europe
Rand could strengthen to best levels since late 2015
What is the FIC Bill all = about?
Print mogul Lamber= t Retief has died
SA drops 2 places o= n democracy index

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SA’s tax dilemma: Hiking VAT vs wealth taxes
As unwelcome as planned tax increases are at a time of general weak= ness in economic activity, they could have been substantially higher, says = an economist.

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Inside Labour: Still hoping -= after 22 years
An ongoing dispute has focused on Samwu’s debilitating factionalism= and moves by worker groups across the board to demand a return to grassroo= ts democracy, says Terry Bell.

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Markets Data »   View full markets data
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SA Indices Level % Change
All Share 53 416,56 +0.31%
Top 40 46 514,12 +0.32%
View more SA Indices
World Markets Level % Change
DOW IND 20 100,91 0.00%
FTSE 100 7 161,49 0.00%
View more World Markets
Commodities Price % Change
GOLD $1 183,74 –0.23%
OIL $ 56,17 +0.18%
PLATINUM $ 971,50 –0.69%
View more Commodities
Currencies Price % Change
ZAR/EUR R 14,32 +-0.60%
ZAR/GBP R 16,86 +-0.39%
ZAR/USD R 13,42 +-0.46%
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SA Equities Top 100
Selected f= rom the SA Equities Top 100 by market cap.
Winners Price % Change
KIO Kumba Ir= on Ore Limit… R199.53 4.06
MSM Massm= art Holdings Li… R137.86 4.00
MTN Mtn Group Lim= ited R131.38 3.08
SLM Sanlam Limited R68.01 3.00
CCO Capital & Counties P… R46.55 2.87
Losers Price % Change
EOH Eoh Holdi= ngs Limited R144.86 -3.74
SOL Sasol Limited R407.04 -3.55
IPL Imper= ial Holdings Li… R172.00 -2.27
OCE Oceana Gr= oup Limited R115.14 -2.26
ASR Assore Limited R276.02 -2.06
View more SA Equities Top 100
Data provided by INET BFA.

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Company News
Barclays Africa hit by protesters demanding ap= artheid-era money
Record revenue at 2017 Cape Yearling Sale
Tru-Cape cherry season delivers high value retu= rns
SA farmer wants local Witlof available = throughout the year
Ford profit falls ahead of pivot to appease Trump<= /a>
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Ruling the m= edia roost an old ANC tactic – An SABC TV veteran remembers.


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Former veteran journalist Ed Herbst recalls another astonishing= example of profligate and useless spending by the SABC in an attempt to tu= rn the corporation around.=20
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