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11 February 2019
Bad weather is one of the reasons given for a delay to Sasol’s biggest project yet, which has resulted in escalating costs.
Safety stoppages at its mines following two fatalities resulted in 95,000 tonnes of lost mining production.
Although first-half production increased by a third, amortisation and depreciation charges will lead to lower earnings.
The new Post Office card that some social grant recipients have been moved to doesn’t support EFT debits or stop orders.
Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address hit all the right notes: from restructuring Eskom to removing the biggest risk to the economy - the quantum of...
08 February 2019
Higher sales volumes and low cost increases helped the steel producer return to profitability last year.
The department store chain has had three CEOs since it was bought by Woolworths in 2014.
The platinum producer says its performance has been underpinned by its growth and diversification strategy.
The specialist logistics group says it’s well-equipped to both withstand economic headwinds and to exploit emerging opportunities.
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One key reason for financial difficulties faced by some large Kenyan companies is the decision to fund growth through foreign currency debt financing.
07 February 2019
With under two months until the expiry of ATON’s mandatory offer, its shares are still trading below the offer price but shareholders still have time.
The pulp and paper producer says it has benefited from the diversification of its portfolio of products.
The 45-day strike hurt fourth-quarter production at the mine, which has been restructured in an attempt to make it profitable.
There's been enough bad news about South Africa's state-owned electricity company in recent months to rattle the hardiest bond investor. Or so you'd think.
In the last 20 years, millions of glossy pages of “sustainability reporting” have been unleashed on the world. But it is clear...
06 February 2019
The group says the offer for Mareterram would further diversify its earnings and increase its market share in Australia.
The poultry producer says like many retailers it has been at the receiving end of constrained consumer spending.
The packaging and plastics group expects underlying earnings to much higher thanks to a strong showing from its Paper division.
Forecast profit growth may have disappointed the market due to the lofty P/E multiple the private schools group trades on.
The two things that stand out the most to me so far are; the ferocious relief rally that we have seen in most global markets and,...
ANC cadre Evita Bezuidenhout tries to expose fake news and highlight alternative facts with a weekly episode of EVITA'S FREE SPEECH.
05 February 2019
Clover says the offer is an attractive opportunity for shareholders to realise value in cash and divest of their holdings at a big premium.
The platinum producer benefited from better prices and higher production due to an improved operational performance and the release of an inventory build-up.
The gold producer’s shares declined despite it flagging a more than sevenfold rise in full-year earnings.
Analysts said clearer guidance was needed from the network operator after the disappointing results of the previous couple of years.
#ChrisGilmour: The US economy remains strong