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Ex-Telkom CIO Len de Villiers joins JSE

Former Telkom Group chief information officer Len de Villiers has joined the JSE as acting CIO with immediate effect. He has also been appointed as advisor on IT to Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe. De Villiers will work two

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Technical problems prevent JSE open

There was no equities trading taking place on the JSE on Monday morning after a technical glitch prevented the market from opening. In a statement, the JSE said the equity market has not opened due to “certain

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Tech-savvy JSE rival hunts big-fish listings

Since it started operating in October, the biggest breakthrough for South Africa’s A2X Markets for secondary listings came on a Monday in April. That was when shares in Sanlam, the largest South African-based

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Interview: Forus Holdings founder Sonny Fisher

In this episode, Duncan McLeod interviews Sonny Fisher, founder of the Forus Holdings, a company that hopes to reinvent the financial services industry using blockchain technology. The Forus Global Digital Exchange (Forus is pronounced

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Confusion, panic as EOH plunges 45%

EOH’s share price plunged more than 45% in intraday trading on Thursday, though industry analysts polled by TechCentral don’t know why it tumbled so precipitously. The company did not to respond to a request for comment

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Datatec pulls plug on dual London listing

Datatec said on Tuesday that it will terminate its listing on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market with effect from 8 December 2017. It will remain listed on the JSE. The technology group, which owns companies

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Successful market debut for 4Sight Holdings

The latest technology listing on the JSE, 4Sight Holdings, has had a successful market debut, trading above its listing price of R2/share. The company touched an intraday high of R2.50/share and was last

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Naspers, Richemont shield JSE from foreign exodus

At the rate foreign investors are deserting South African stocks, the country’s main index should be in decline. It’s not, thanks largely to two shares that draw their strength from Hong Kong and Zurich. The JSE’s benchmark is up 0.6%

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Third new stock exchange licence granted

The Financial Services Board on Wednesday granted a new exchange licence with an infrastructure to clear to A2X Markets. This is the third new stock exchange licence granted by the regulator in just over

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Technology made ZAR X launch possible

South Africa’s new stock exchange, ZAR X, listed its first companies on Monday, with Senwes and parent Senwesbel the first to join the bourse. It’s the first rival to the incumbent, the JSE, in decades. The new stock market, which is entirely electronic

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