NEWS: Guptas pay for unlawful dismissal

Mining Rustenburg

The Guptas will have to pay thousands for the unlawful dismissal of a mine captain at its Westdawn Investments mine. The Guptas will plan to have the ruling reviewed.

NEWS: ABSA challenge to stop fires in CT

fire

Fires in Cape Town have broken out since Sunday morning. While fire fighters are trying their best to put them out they have been struggling. Absa bank put out a challenge on twitter this morning for support.

VIDEO: The best employer brands and customer relations

Businessman running to success

In this episode of Finweek Money Matters we discuss: The best employer brands which attract the best talent, the importance of good business-customer relations, investing in Hyprop and debate on the best employers in South Africa. Finweek: Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focusses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.

NEWS: African Bank appoints chairman

Lois von Zeuner

African Bank has appointed Louis von Zeuner as Chairman designate to its Good Bank operation. Von Zeuner’s career in the banking sector spans over 32 years.

NEWS: Upcoming Financial Planner of the Year competition

Finance

Organisers of the Financial Planning Institute’s Financial Planner of the Year competition say that exceptional performance will be recognised through the 2015 FPI Financial Planner of the Year accolade. This is an opportunity for interested parties to receive professional recognition and elevate one’s profile in the industry and amongst peers.

INVESTMENT: New tax-free investment plan by Citadel

John Kennedy

With the initiative by National Treasury to have tax-free savings accounts, Citadel Investment Services announced the launch of their new product.

PROPERTY: Security remains top priority in 2015

House

When you buy property there are many things to consider. Proximity to schools, shopping areas etc. Security remains at the top of most buyers’ checklist.

OPINION: Currency Wars: when zero is too much

currency

In the current economic climate the only way central bank policy makers feel they can avert deflation risks and stimulate growth at the margins, is via a devaluation of the currency relative to other currencies. John hardy explains what is likely to happen across the globe if currency wars continue as is.

VIDEO: Cellphone recycling and e-commerce

Nothando Moleketi

In this episode of Finweek Money Matters we discuss: Cellphone recycling and e-commerce, Trencor optimism and debate on who is likely bear the burden of taxes in the 2015 Budget speech. Finweek: Money Matters is a weekly programme aired every Friday 13:00 CAT on CNBC Africa (DSTV Channel 410). The programme focusses on trends, investment analysis and economic debates.

NEWS: BHP Billiton to release earnings results

Mining Rustenburg

BHP Billiton will release its annual earnings results on February 24. Iron ore, copper, petroleum and coal are expected to make up the bulk of group revenue. The performance of non-core assets, aluminium, manganese and nickel is of interest considering a demerger of these assets is in the works.