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Base metals rise as China spends

1 week ago - 08 January 2019 | Business

Nampa / Reuters and Fin24Base metals moved higher yesterday, led by steel-linked nickel and zinc, after top metals consumer China took measures to boost lending following a contraction in industrial growth and focus shifted to...

Copper recovers on fresh round trade talk plans

1 week ago - 07 January 2019 | Business

London copper rose more than 2% on Friday, recovering from an 18 month low hit in the previous session, as investor sentiment was bolstered by China's announcement of a new round of trade talks with...

Apple's bombshell and the trillion-dollar question

1 week ago - 07 January 2019 | Business

Rob Lever - Apple's bombshell news - a sharply weaker revenue outlook and lower iPhone sales - has raised questions over the future of the California giant, which until recently had been seen as the...

Vendors ready for 2019

1 week ago - 07 January 2019 | Business

Vendors across Windhoek are waiting with baited breath for the school week to resume so that they can make some money owing to losses encountered over the festive break. This was the sentiment on the...

Spotlight on role of automated trading amid Wall Street...

1 week ago - 04 January 2019 | Business

Juliette Michel - The recent tumult in financial markets has shined a light on the rising role of automated trading on Wall Street and whether it is exacerbating volatility.Since the 2008 financial crisis, investors have...

Company news in brief

1 week ago - 04 January 2019 | Business

Total starts production at Nigerian oilfieldTotal SA said on Wednesday it had started production from the Egina oilfield off Nigeria's coast, part of a shift...

Big IPOs eyeing a brittle Wall Street in 2019

1 week ago - 03 January 2019 | Business

Ali Bekhtaoui and John Biers - Investors have been priming themselves for a potentially huge influx of companies selling stock to the public for the...

'Consider privatising SOEs'

1 week ago - 03 January 2019 | Business

The government has once again been urged to consider the privatisation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in an effort to help the economy back on its...

Barbie will soon be 60 - and is still...

1 week ago - 03 January 2019 | Business

Laurent Banguet - She is turning 60 this year and still doesn't have a single wrinkle.Blonde or brunette, slender or curvy, black or white, princess...

Lab-grown diamond prices slide as De Beers fights back

2 weeks ago - 02 January 2019 | Business

Eric Onstad and Barbara Lewis - Since De Beers abandoned its decades-old policy of refusing to sell lab-grown diamonds as jewellery, the price gap between...

First graphite plant commissioned

2 weeks ago - 02 January 2019 | Business

Namibia's first graphite processing plant was recently commissioned by Next Graphite. The plant was constructed between December 2017 and March 2018.The plant quickly achieved optimisation,...

Husab anticipates bumper production in 2109

2 weeks ago - 27 December 2018 | Business

Swakop Uranium (SU) plans to ramp up its production to 5 000 tonnes of uranium in 2019, a few short years since its first drum...

Business

Calling Namibian business owners

3 weeks ago - 20 December 2018 | Business

The 21st St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) will be held from 6 - 8 June next year, in St Petersburg. The forum is an...

BCM more upbeat about prospects

3 weeks ago - 20 December 2018 | Business

The leading indicator of the IJG Business Climate Monitor (BCM) in September experienced one of its biggest improvements so far this year, the Institute for...

Telecom Namibia expands mobile network...

3 weeks ago - 20 December 2018 | Business

Telecom Namibia, under its TN Mobile brand, has extended its 3G and 4G connectivity across the country by upgrading 22 mobile sites erecting ten new...

Company news in brief

3 weeks ago - 20 December 2018 | Business

Cash-strapped SAA expands Emirates code sharingSouth African Airways (SAA) said on Tuesday that it had signed a deal with Emirates to expand an existing codeshare...

Edgars jobs safe, for now

4 weeks ago - 19 December 2018 | Business

Edgars stores across southern Africa, which include its Namibian operations, will not close as was earlier reported this past weekend.The announcement was made by Edcon...

New oil, gas projects to...

4 weeks ago - 18 December 2018 | Business

Ron Bousso - The number of new oil and gas projects will rise five-fold next year from a 2015 trough but overall spending is still...

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