INVESTMENT: Representing the true risk of Money Market

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Many investors consider money market and income funds to be low risk and assign a low probability to losing their money. But do investors actually consider the consequences when a larger majority of the investor community, require withdrawal at the same time? We take a look.

INSIGHT: CPI slows to 6.3%

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It has been found that the Consumer Price Index inflation rate has slowed down to 6.3% which is still outside the SARB 3-6% target range. A mild rise in interest rates are still expected. We take a closer look.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Precautionary closure of Bimha mine

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Implats has announced that a decision has been made to cease all mining activity at the mine with immediate effect, to ensure the safety of all employees. This comes after the collapse at a section of the Bimha Mine in July 2014. We take a closer look.

MARKET SNIPPET: 20 August 2014

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INSIGHT: BHP Billiton results fail to impress investors

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Shaun Murison, a market analyst at IG South Africa provides us with the latest news on BHP Billiton’s results.

TECHNOLOGY: Beware the masquerading app

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Recently ESET discovered a Remote Access Trojan that was masked as several legitimate Android applications. This is concerning to users because it hasn’t gone by unnoticed with cyber criminals. We take a look at the dangers of downloading from an unsecure source.

NEWS: Good news for international pharmaceutical industry

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Access to affordable medicines across the globe will be much easier from now on thanks to a proposal put forward by the International Generic Drug Regulators Pilot. We take a look at what benefits this holds for pharmaceutical companies.

MANAGEMENT: Choose the right location for your franchise

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If you’re considering opening a franchise, you might want to take a look at these few pointers on how to select the perfect location for your business. We take a closer look.

MARKET SNIPPET: 19 August 2014

Global markets

To get your daily fix on all things related to global market movements, tune in to Finweek.com for a snippet of what the experts have to say.

WORKPLACE: Working through conflict

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The very existence of conflict in the office is toxic, and potentially damaging to the organisation on a variety of levels. We take a look at factors surrounding conflict in the workplace and how it can be solved effectively.