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23 January 2019
Softer than expected sales, particularly over the crucial November and December period, have resulted in a decline in 2018 earnings.
Big currency devaluations in many of its markets outside of South Africa left first-half turnover almost flat.
While the health and beauty chain grew sales by close to 8% over the past five months it trades on a demanding price-earnings ratio of close...
Until a forensic report into what went wrong at Steinhoff is released, along with its financial accounts, the extent of its troubles remains unknown.
With about four months to go before South Africa's election, traders are holding their nerve.
The Public Investment Corporation inquiry kicked off with two executives saying they witnessed no legal breaches -- or employees acting for their own personal benefit.
22 January 2019
If you own shares in Naspers on 26 February the unbundling will give you a direct interest in the group's video entertainment business.
The video entertainment group says it will focus on returning its loss-making operations outside of South Africa to profitability as it prepares for a February listing.
The R20 million administrative penalty follows a drawn-out case by the Competition Commission, which had recommended a heftier fine.
#ChrisGilmour - Is the S&P 500’s current strength signaling a bull trap?
Will the Bosasa's Angelo Agrizzi testimony at the Zondo Commission change the balance of power in the ANC and could it have an impact on the...
21 January 2019
While the engineering and construction group targets complementary markets to grow its order book, ATON’s buyout offer provides a further underpin to the stock.
While the proceeds of the sale will help to reduce debt further, investors aren’t yet buying the infrastructure and engineering group’s turnaround story.
The nightmare scenario of a Zimbabwean migration may be the result of the current crisis in that nation. If it happens, is South Africa's government ready...
Four months after Parliament passed the National Minimum Wage Bill - it was signed into law by the President in late November 2018 to be effective...
It is often forgotten that the Anglo-Boer War was one of the great liberal and left-wing causes of the late 19th century. The first leader of...
Flamboyant anachronism, or engineering marvel? The new Mercedes-AMG G63 is both, while also flaunting a proud and capable off-road heritage, and offering true performance talent. But...
18 January 2019
Mr Price led a slump in general retailers yesterday after posting disappointing third-quarter sales but The Foschini Group bucked the trend.
The company is disposing of its manufacturing businesses as it repositions itself and pays down debt.
Shareholders have voted in favour of a R1.50 per share offer to take the company private.
The platinum and chrome recovery company said it ended 2018 on a high, with record production at Hernic and the commissioning of its DCM plant.
On the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, President Cyril Ramaphosa directly contradicted his party's secretary-general, Ace Magashule, on the ANC's election...
17 January 2019
Naspers is unbundling its pay-TV business as it evolves into a global consumer internet company.
The close to R100 billion spent at SA retailers in November may have come at the expense of December's sales.
The gold and platinum producer says the union refuses to co-operate with a union membership verification process.
This promises to be an important year for the legal system and in some cases will call for out-of-the-box thinking.
Cape Town - Scotland have named South African Shane Burger as the new coach of their men's cricket side, it was confirmed on Tuesday.