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17 November 2017
he private hospitals group has to announce a firm intention by Monday evening or walk away.
The group’s interims results have been flattered by the rand’s relative strength.
So I don't want to get too optimistic too quickly, but I have noticed that the volumes trading though the market has picked up a little...
Sales at David Jones have fallen, partly due to store refurbishments, while non-food sales in South Africa are also down.
Sappi is seeing the benefits of growth in its dissolving wood pulp and speciality packaging businesses.
Your weekly M&A Pulse: News on JSE-listed, unlisted and companies in Africa.
Your corporate finance activity of the week includes Investec Australia, Old Mutual, Interwaste, Sirius Real Estate and Sandown Capital among others...
While it's unlikely that a company changing hands would deliberately conceal any employee costs and liabilities from potential buyers, due to the buyer's unfamiliarity with the...
16 November 2017
The group’s investment in New Look dragged down its first-half results.
The Swiss operations reported a better second half, while Ireland compensated for weakness in South Africa.
Army Chief Constantino Chiwenga on Monday called for end to purges in the ruling party, which he says have been causing instability and anxiety in the...
Overall occupancies remain stable due to a decline in retail and industrial vacancies.
The property investment group says it's looking for deals after its failed offer for Group Five’s European assets.
Some crime stats in brief - INCREASE: Murder, house robbery, robbery with aggravating circumstances, drug-related offences...
Um, WHAT economy? By RICHARD POPLAK.
15 November 2017
The private hospitals group says full-year earnings will be up to 135% lower than last year due to impairments.
A confluence of factors has affected profit at its Power Projects division.
Ocean Cruising can be likened to the Babotie of holidays - loved by those who have done one, dismissed erroneously by those who haven’t yet!
The company expects its early growth to continue as companies adopt new technologies.
Investec Property Fund has managed to hold its head above water during the first half of its financial year despite a very challenging market.
With the ANC leadership battle now entering its final stretch, it is becoming apparent that it is going to be a nail-biter. For the moment, it...
President Jacob Zuma is reported to want to introduce free higher education. The poor and middle-class might rejoice, but Zuma's plans will only worsen their plight....
Evita Bezuidenhout celebrates 20 years of her Darling venue Evita se Perron with a weekly episode of Evita's Free Speech. Here's Episode 116. By PIETER-DIRK UYS.
14 November 2017
Data revenue has surpassed voice revenue for the first time, but the group says lowering data prices will affect revenue in the short term.
PPC says it's received a second non-binding expression of interest in the company from Irish materials group CRH.
Global economic growth keeps on rising, with some analysts now forecasting a peak of around 4% in 2018 and that momentum being sustained into 2019, albeit...
The group says it’s benefitted from its portfolio approach, with land conversions offsetting weaker starch operations.
The furniture retailer says while the market remains tough, sales have started to improve.
Following the disposal of Westcon, the technology group will distribute about R5 billion to shareholders as a special dividend.
13 November 2017
Richmond chairman Johann Rupert says a generally improved macro environment in its main geographies has resulted in an uplift in first-half sales and profit.
Weaker results from its IT services and fixed-line business were partly offset by higher mobile revenue.
The leaders of the the US and China, the world's two largest economies, are expected to lay out competing visions for the future of global trade...
The print and packaging group says magazine and newspaper volumes continue to fall.
The steel producer is already seeing the positive effect of safeguards on hot rolled coil.
One of the great ironies pertaining to human society is the following: when huge institutions implode, comedy is the principal byproduct. Sure, there will also be...
While we celebrate the work of investigative reporters in exposing state capture and corruption, we also need to interrogate where some of our colleagues went wrong...