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28 February 2020
The brewer says the pandemic is likely to result in a 10 percent decline in first-quarter EBITDA, with the impact continuing to evolve.
The furniture manufacturer and retailer says it is taking a number of steps to mitigate against any potential effect of the pandemic.
The platinum producer has benefited from a 41 percent rise in the rand price of its metals while sustaining its operating performance.
The retailer and wholesaler has swung to its full-year loss and is now preparing to rejig its business and close unprofitable stores.
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The cigarette maker has grown its share of a declining market and raised prices to compensate for lower volumes.
The paper and packaging group says it remains highly cash generative and is seeing evidence of pricing stability in certain segments.
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27 February 2020
The budget aims to cut the public sector wage bill instead of hiking taxes and may stave off a credit rating downgrade next month.
The automotive group says the impact of the coronavirus on the production and supply of cars and spare parts is an added risk.
The airline operator has swung to a half-year loss and has suspended dividend payments due to its current financial status.
The London property owner has reported a decline in its property portfolio and net asset value after selling its Earls Court development.
The shipping group says the pandemic has shown the high interdependence of all regions and industries due to globalisation.
26 February 2020
The retailer is also forming a joint venture with Equites Property Fund to manage and develop a portfolio of logistics properties.
The private school group says it was affected by its decision to retain learners in a depressed economy, while its interest bill rose.
The chemicals and explosives group is taking measures to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on its African mining operations.
The logistics group has benefitted from the rationalisation and cost-cutting it implemented last year.
The shopping centre owner has maintained its 2019 dividend but warns that it will come down sharply this year.
The food group has benefited from margin improvement and a lower interest bill after it used its listing proceeds to reduce debt.
25 February 2020
The oil and chemicals group has cut its interim dividend as a weaker oil price and costs at its Lake Charles project decimated earnings.
The stock exchange operator says a strong cash position supports its unchanged full-year payout despite lower earnings.
The shopping centre owner says its conservative gearing provides a buffer against the current economic climate.
By the end of February, most taxpayers are looking for every opportunity to reduce their tax liabilities.
The logistics and supply chain group says it faced difficulties in all its main operating geographies.
The software and digital solutions provider is not paying an interim dividend as it reviews its capital structure due to elevated debt.
The prepaid products group wrote off its investment in Cell C last year and said it would have no impact on current earnings.
24 February 2020
The gold producer has increased its dividend by more than 50 percent as rising metals prices boosted its cash flow.
The pharmaceuticals group says the recent sale of its Japanese business will bring debt close to its medium-term target.
The sugar producer and KZN and owner is selling assets to reduce debt to levels negotiated as part of a financial arrangement with banks.
The shopping centre owner has benefited from rising rentals as more shoppers visit its centres in Central and Eastern Europe.
The mining holding company has cut its dividend by 30 percent after weaker commodity prices resulted in lower annual earnings
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The engineering and infrastructure group says mining services subsidiary Moolmans turned in a first-half operating profit.