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Going the Reit route could help Attacq

Attacq, which owns the Waterfall development precinct, anchored by the 131,000m2 Mall of Africa near Midrand, last week reported foreign exchange and impairment losses of R280m on its European and African interests

By Joan Muller 26 Sep 2017

GERMANY

Adidas sees steep costs from strong dollar next year

FRANKFURT - German sportswear and equipment giant Adidas expects costs to increase sharply next year as a result of the strong dollar, its chief financial officer said in a newspaper interview on Thursday.

28 Dec 2015

FRANCE

European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook; EU wants to 'finalise' Google market abuse probe

PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure

17 Apr 2015

GERMANY

German TV says no sign Varoufakis middle-finger video is fake

BERLIN, GERMANY: A video showing Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis making the middle-finger gesture to Germany does not appear to be fake, a German talk show said this week (Video)

18 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work

5 Mar 2015

GERMANY

Google sees Amazon as its biggest competition

BERLIN, GERMANY: Google boss Eric Schmidt said his company's biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce company Amazon, and not from other search engines.

14 Oct 2014

GERMANY

German book publishers 'not scared' of Amazon

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Germany's book publishers are ready to face down competition from online retailer Amazon as the retailer is probed by the European Union of its tax deals, pricing disputes and market dominance.

8 Oct 2014

GERMANY

Rocket Internet loses value in IPO

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany's ambitious start-up platform Rocket Internet made its high-profile arrival on the Frankfurt stock market on Thursday, 2 October, but got off to a disappointing start as shares slumped in early trading.

3 Oct 2014

GERMANY

Sky Deutschland against BSkyB offer

BERLIN, GERMANY: German pay-TV channel Sky Deutschland's management and supervisory board recommended that shareholders reject a purchase offer by Britain's satellite TV group BSkyB.

18 Sep 2014

GERMANY

Bosch buys ZF Friedrichshafen

BERLIN, GERMANY: German electronic car parts maker Bosch it had bought the share of ZF Friedrichshafen in their co-venture, which could pave the way for ZF to buy a US rival.

16 Sep 2014

GERMANY

Telefonic to raise cash to pay for E-Plus

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Telefonica Deutschland, the German subsidiary of Spanish telecommunications group Telefonica, said it was planning a capital increase to pay for the purchase of rival operator E-Plus.

11 Sep 2014

GERMANY

Porsche's former boss to stand trial

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: A German court ruled that Porsche's former chief executive and financial officers must stand trial for alleged share price manipulation in a failed attempt to take over Volkswagen in 2008.

29 Aug 2014

GERMANY

BMW gets off to roaring start in 2014

FRANKFURT - German top-of-the-range car manufacturer BMW said it got off to a strong start in 2014 with earnings and revenues rising in the first three months.

8 May 2014

GERMANY

Adidas profits hurt by strong euro

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Adidas, the German maker of sportswear and equipment, says that earnings are down in the first quarter, hit by unfavourable exchange rates and the strong euro.

8 May 2014

GERMANY

German recluse launches website on 'Nazi art' trove

BERLIN, GERMANY: The elderly German son of a Nazi-era art dealer has launched a website with information about an art trove discovered at his home, suspected to contain Nazi-looted works.

18 Feb 2014

GERMANY

Cloud-computing boosts German software giant SAP

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German software company SAP said that cloud-computing boosted sales and earnings in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the year as a whole.

13 Jan 2014

GERMANY

Audi to invest €22bn in new models and technology

BERLIN, GERMANY: Audi, the top-of-the-range car manufacturer owned by Volkswagen, announced a massive investment programme in new models and technology over the next five years.

31 Dec 2013

GERMANY

Deutsche Telekom sells 70% stake in Scout24 for €1.5bn

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom has agreed to sell Scout24, which owns the online classified portals ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, for €1.5bn.

22 Nov 2013

GERMANY

Germany puts 590 works from Nazi art trove online

BERLIN - Germany will catalogue online from this week 590 artworks thought to have been looted by the Nazis that is part of a vast art treasure trove found in a garbage-strewn flat.

18 Nov 2013

GERMANY

German TV maker Loewe files for bankruptcy

BERLIN, GERMANY: German high-end television manufacturer Loewe said on Tuesday (1 October) it had filed for bankruptcy but also voiced hope that an investor could be found to rescue the 90-year-old company.

2 Oct 2013

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