What's trending in BizTrends2017?
What's trending in BizTrends2017?

Not only are Bizcommunity's BizTrends reports a respected resource for local and global audiences on par with leading research organisations, but they also enjoy above-average engagement.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

Professional email marketing software for banks and insurance companies
Professional email marketing software for banks and insurance companies

Just because your privacy policies dictate that you need to run email marketing from within your own IT infrastructure, doesn't mean that you can't use a professional email marketing software system. Generally CRM or other software does not provide the necessary functionality that dedicated email marketing software can provide.

Issued by LOW FAT 2 days ago

Earnings for Astral Foods at least 20% higher
Earnings for Astral Foods at least 20% higher

Headline earnings per share for Astral Foods over the six months to March will be at least 20% higher when compared with last year‚ the company said on Tuesday (4 February).

5 Feb 2014

PayU doubles merchants in 2013
PayU doubles merchants in 2013

PayU, South Africa's online payment solutions provider, doubled its merchant count during 2013. The significant increase is made up of merchants from various industries, with a notable increase in general retail.

Issued by PayU 4 Feb 2014

Actis invests in AutoXpress, EA's tyre distributor
Actis invests in AutoXpress, EA's tyre distributor

Actis, the global emerging market investor, recently announced a 36% equity investment in the AutoXpress group, East Africa's leading tyre wholesaler and retailer.

4 Feb 2014

Moody's predicts 'difficult' times ahead for cellular operators
Moody's predicts 'difficult' times ahead for cellular operators

Ratings agency Moody's said on Monday, 3 February, that the next three years would be "difficult" for MTN and Vodacom to maintain or increase their market share and compete more aggressively on price without reducing their margins and returns on investment.

By Thabiso Mochiko 4 Feb 2014

Repo rate increase good news for savers - FNB
Repo rate increase good news for savers - FNB

The latest Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announcement by Governor Gill Marcus saw the repo rate increase from 5% to 5.5%. Rates have remained flat for just over 18 months and the last MPC announcement, which saw an increase in the repo rate, was more than five and a half years ago. This is quite a momentous occasion for those savers who waited in anticipation for a higher return on their cash investments.

30 Jan 2014

Interest rate hike - consumer confidence is key
Interest rate hike - consumer confidence is key

The interest rate increase announced by the Reserve Bank yesterday was not unexpected and should have very little impact on the residential property market.

30 Jan 2014

SAA reports another loss but raises revenue
SAA reports another loss but raises revenue

South Africa's national carrier, SAA, reported a loss of R1.2bn before tax in results for 2012 and 2013, published months late.

30 Jan 2014

Icasa's final regulations on mobile termination rates
Icasa's final regulations on mobile termination rates

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) released the final regulations on mobile termination rates on Wednesday, 29 January, that will see Vodacom and MTN pay 44c a minute to small operators‚ a decision the JSE-listed companies are likely to oppose.

By Thabiso Mochiko 30 Jan 2014

Forward-looking SARB backs its forecasts
Forward-looking SARB backs its forecasts

The general expectation was that the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) would hold interest rates steady. After all, domestic demand is soft, credit extension growth has been modest and the core inflation rate has been stable at 5.3% for the last four months of data up to December 2013.

By Arthur Kamp 30 Jan 2014

Repo rate increases to 5.5%
Repo rate increases to 5.5%

PRETORIA: The Reserve Bank has hiked up the repo rate to 5.5%.

30 Jan 2014

Impact of inflation on retirement annuities
Impact of inflation on retirement annuities

The weakening rand, record maize prices, and the country's current account deficit, has worsened expectations for South Africa's inflationary outlook. South Africa experienced a steady increase in inflation month by month in 2013 and Absa Capital forecasts that inflation could reach 6.1% in 2014.

29 Jan 2014

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