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28 March 2018
The bank plans to introduce funeral plans underwritten by Sanlam as it heads for 10 million customers.
At the proposed offer price, the company’s independent board believes the prospects of ATON successfully delisting the company is very low
Sanlam says partly funding the deal with equity will allow it to maintain a conservative level of leverage.
The group has delayed a R40 million special dividend and says it will reconsider paying it after it’s sold its Kagiso Tiso stake.
The construction and engineering group is restructuring, with a planned rights offer and corporate reorganisation.
On Monday afternoon the ANC finally published the resolutions from its Nasrec Conference, which finished in December 2017. Yes. There has been a gap of three...
In the wake of Vladimir Putin's latest crushing electoral victory, J. BROOKS SPECTOR tries to come to grips with the ideas that motivate the Russian president's...
27 March 2018
If successful, the deal will lead to foreign direct investment into South Africa of up to R4.5 billion.
The freight, financial and shipping group wants to proceed with the separation of its businesses and a NASDAQ listing.
A slide in Torre’s share price and a lower valuation for Tellumat have led to a decline in Stellar’s net asset value.
The UK property investor has bought an industrial and office property near Liverpool as it focuses on returns.
A spate of acquisitions has fuelled higher revenue and profit at the technology investment group.
The US Fed’s FOMC met for the first time last week under the chairmanship of Jay Powell. As expected, rates were increased by 25bp and the...
The door to cricket's moral high ground hit the Australians on their way out, and the sound reverberated through Newlands on Saturday. But let's not be...
In a series that was dangerously close to being overshadowed by persistent controversy, it was going to take something special to claw back the reason why...
26 March 2018
The ratings agency has maintained its investment-grade rating for the country and has lifted its outlook to stable.
The Tencent stake Naspers bought for $32 million in 2001 was worth $175 billion last week.
An investigation by amaBhungane and Corruption Watch’s court action mean close to R317 million will be returned to the discus for the benefit of those for...
The Botswana-based retailer says it needs to reverify and value its inventories and its trading statement can no longer be relied upon.
The maker of All Joy tomato sauce expects first-half profit to be 167% higher.
After the ascent of Cyril Ramaphosa, several members of the commentariat suggested that this would put both the DA and the EFF in difficult positions. Some...
When avid television bingers go cold turkey on DStv and sign up for Netflix et al - and more such platforms will come our way in...
23 March 2018
The company has pledged not to sell any more shares for at least three years due to its long-term belief in Tencent.
The lights and wiring group plans to sell a stake to black shareholders as it restructures for a turnaround.
The cement producer says 2017 profit is down but it expects improving growth to support the building materials industry.
Old Mutual has agreed to sell its Latin American businesses to China Minsheng Investment Group International based in Singapore. The businesses include Old Mutual Colombia, a...
The company announced its intention to sell up to 190 million Tencent shares to select institutions reducing its stake from 33.2% to 31.2%. The funds will...
While the term FinTech has become something of a buzzword in financial services circles of late, the concept is certainly not new. In fact, FinTech has...
The president's resignation shows that mechanisms of holding politicians to account are still working. By Simon Allison for ISS TODAY.
Ghosts in the Machine
22 March 2018
The Western Cape High Court found that parts of the National Credit Act were discriminatory and fell foul of the Constitution.
The niche bank and asset manager has reported a sharp drop in first-half profit due to a large credit event related to a single client
The drilling services specialist says its businesses should benefit from an uptick in the global economy and commodity cycle.
The food producer expects first-half profit to be up to 47% lower due to acquisitions costs, the strong rand and more expensive canned fruit.
Enbridge is currently a high dividend yield company, high dividend growth, company that appears to be undervalued. This share may be worth buying.
The group plans to offload its stakes in Jupiter and Sedibelo Platinum and change its name to Gemfields.
Word coming out of weekend talks is that new Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe is intent on retaining the outline of the controversial Mining Charter championed...
The suspension by President Cyril Ramaphosa of SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane on Monday night brings to an end a 42-months' long reign of terror which not...