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The real estate investment trust says the value of its properties has been affected by falling rentals and an increase in vacancies.
The property group says full-year distributable earnings will be down and it is reconsidering its payout policy to shareholders.
The pharmaceuticals group says the fine by the Competition and Markets Authority brings the matter to a close after close to three years.
The chrome and platinum producer says mining output reached a record in May and June as it returned to full production.
The emerging natural gas and helium producer expects the first well at its Virginia gas project to spud towards the end of the month.
Interest in the poultry group has surged since Country Bird acquired a stake from Zeder Investments last month.
The group explored various options after it was unable to secure a state-guaranteed loan to support Conforama during the Covid-19 crisis.
The group entered business rescue in March as its board resolved that it was in financial stress after shareholders opposed a rights issue.
The investment group will proceed with its share consolidation and name change in a fortnight.
The construction group denies it was overpaid for work on the Kusile power station and says it is still owed money.
A number of third parties have been snapping up shares in the poultry group after Country Bird bought a big stake.
The chemicals, fertiliser and explosives group has reduced debt and implemented a turnaround plan that has placed it in a strong position.
Section 189 consultations with unions and stakeholders follow a similar process at DionWired and its Masscash division.
As conditions turn more favourable, former parent company Redefine Properties has exited its stake in the UK real estate investment trust.
The gases and welding products group says it remains focused on containing cost and preserving cash and liquidity for the foreseeable future.
The short-term insurer says its balance sheet is strong enough to accommodate claims if it loses in court.
The agri group is pushing ahead with approvals for the transaction while it awaits third party determination on the impact of Covid-19 on the business.
It says its 2020 performance will still take a R330 million hit after it closed its WiConnect retail stores as Covid-19 halted a turnaround.
The agricultural group reported a weaker performance from its macadamia and deciduous fruit crops and wrote down the value of its biological asset.
The IT services company says full-year growth benefitted from continued demand for its services.
The property investor says it signed a non-binding memorandum with AFI Europe at the weekend that could end a dispute between the two companies.
The shopping centre owner is talking to its tenants after collecting just over a third of rent for the third quarter.
The pan-African real estate company says rent collections have been strong since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis.
The appointment will provide certainty for stakeholders after the insurance giant sat without a permanent CEO for over a year.
The bank says credit sales are unlikely to return to normal levels before next year.
The direct marketer and fintech company says it wants to conserve its cash to support its continued financial health.
The sale of its remaining Sun Slots stake to Sun International lapsed after all the conditions were not met by the end of June.
The printing and packaging group has written down the value of its operations as demand for printing declines.
The gold producer and tailings process has launched an ADR programme through the Bank of New York Mellon.
The platinum producer says it has bought back more than 40 percent of the preference shares issued to fund its empowerment deal.
The higher education group says just 51 students have withdrawn from its programmes specifically as a result of the pandemic.
Its businesses were hit hard by the Covid-19 lockdown but it is confident they will produce a positive return in the second half of the year.
The stock exchange operator says for years Tongaat published financial information that was incorrect, false and misleading.
The retail group says fees should reduce this year although it still has to pay its legal advisors.
The mining services requires external funding support which will be easier to secure in an unlisted environment.
The latest divestments are part of a response strategy aimed a mitigating the impact of Covid-19 and a lower oil price.
The property fund says it will adopt a lower and more prudent pay-out ratio in the future as it focuses on its long-term sustainability.
The industrial group is cutting costs after reporting a first-half loss as it impaired its operations by R1.7 billion.
The drinks group will report a decline in full-year earnings but says its financial health has been boosted by the easing of alcohol restrictions.
The shopping centre owner says non-metropolitan malls have recovered quicker and consumers are doing their shopping closer to home.
Lenders have agreed to relax covenants as long as it does not declare any further distributions this year.
Naspers, which owns global consumer internet group Prosus, says it is well positioned as Covid-19 accelerates the shift online.
The workplace solutions group says it is exploring opportunities to exit Australia following a review of its portfolio of businesses.
The property fund says some tenants in the food, beverages and entertainment sectors may not recover from Covid-19.
The Polish property investor already pulled its previous payout as it focuses on ways to strengthen its balance sheet and retain maximum liquidity.
Following a negative return on its investment, the group is selling parts of its 7 Arrows security business as it adopts a new strategy.
The investment company says it will use the proceeds to reduce debt secured by the property and will consider distributions to shareholders.
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The aluminium products manufacturer has booked a R1.3 billion impairment of its businesses as it prepares for a further decline in demand.
Its shares plunged between the time it warned that administration was likely and their suspension hours later.
The stock and bond exchange operator says market volatility has supported first-half earnings, masking weakness in the economy and financial markets.
The industrial group says most of its businesses were performing well until faced with Covid-19 and the lockdown.
The hotel and casino operator says its Latin American partner has not yet made an actual offer nor addressed any of its concerns.
The budget retailer says it remains to be seen whether the growing move to online shopping is a permanent step change in consumer behaviour.
Sales at its Entyce and Snackworks divisions helped offset the impact of Covid-19 on its footwear and fashion businesses.
The group says just as it was recovering from severe load shedding in December, trading conditions were overwhelmed by Covid-19.
The agri group and land owner will report return to profitability when its releases its annual results at the end of next month.
Anthony Ball is non-executive chairman of Value Capital Partners, a big shareholder of the cement producer.
The real estate investment trust says by retaining additional cash it will be better positioned to withstand the impact of Covid-19 on its portfolio.
As it prepares for a cash call, a Chilean suitor may bid R22 per share for a controlling stake in the hotels and casinos group.
The platinum producer has lifted force majeure on its contractual deliveries and says most customers have elected to receive their metal.
The investment holding company says a R5.6 billion equity capital raise also contributed to a big decline in its net asset value per share.
If it is unable to negotiate a deal with its lenders, the shopping centre owner may have to enter administration.
The last remaining unit at the US project is on track for beneficial operation by the end of September.
The financial services group says its investments and assets under management remain well diversified as markets experience continued volatility.
The packaging group says the lockdown resulted in reduced demand for its packaging, while some non-essential lines stopped operating.
The automotive group is adjusting its inventory to match reduced demand for vehicles as it also scales back its car rental business.
The capital raise is just the latest in the retail sector aimed at reducing debt or funding growth opportunities created by the Covid-19 crisis.
The hotel group needs to reduce debt and cover a cash shortfall as most of its hotels remain closed due to the lockdown and travel restrictions.
The Swiss Attorney General is investigating the company for failing to have measures in place to prevent graft in the DRC.
The chemicals, fertiliser and explosives group has reduced debt significantly after a R2 billion rights issue last year.
The telecoms group says it needs to preserve capital due to Covid-19 and as it prepares for an imminent auction of valuable spectrum.
The self storage property specialist has increased its final dividend but says it is not providing any guidance for the year ahead.
While it entered the Covid-19 crisis with a strong balance sheet and prudent cash-flow management, it may still reconsider dividend payouts.
The automotive group plans to close dealerships and scale back its car rental business due to the economic impact of the coronavirus.
The aluminium products manufacturer delayed the release of its 2019 results as it resolved certain accounting issues.
The companies have commenced a section 189 process due to the worsening operating environment across the local ferrochrome industry.
The business rescue practitioners still believe the full implementation of the rescue plan will get a better result than a liquidation.
The telecoms group will report a big drop in full-year earnings due to restructuring costs and Covid-19 related impairments.
The retail group wants to reduce its debt and have cash on hand to take advantage of any opportunities that arise.
The leaner Sasol 2.0 will focus on its core Chemicals and Energy businesses to ensure that it remains sustainable at lower oil prices.
The steelmaker says previous cost-saving initiatives will not be enough due to the impact of Covid-19 on its business.
Majority shareholder PSG Financial Services will follow its rights and mop up more shares if they are not taken up by minorities.
Results have been distorted by the listing of Prosus last year, while Covid-19 may impact its 2021 numbers.
The platinum producer says it will remain an active participant in the development project and will retain its minority shareholding.
The investment company has reported a basic loss after impairing its hotel and gaming interests, as well as some oil and gas exploration assets.
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The tile manufacturer and retailer expects sales to continue recovering after they ground to a halt in April.
The sugar producer and land owner is disposing of non-core businesses in a bid to reduce debt by at least R8.1 billion by next March.
A clinical trial found that the steroid treatment reduced the death rate in patients requiring respiratory intervention as a result of Covid-19.
The coal producer expects demand to improve from next month as the economy continues to reopen.
The health insurer and financial services group says full-year earnings will take a hit and it will not pay dividends until it is appropriate to.
Although sales have picked up sooner than expected, the food services company says it is too early to determine whether it will pay a dividend.
The telecoms group says its full-year results were affected by retrenchment costs, Covid-19-related impairments and a decline in fixed-line business.
It will use the cash to support its other portfolio companies and may consider new investments, share buybacks or a special dividend.
The real estate investment trust says it would not meet liquidity requirements if it made the payment due to its capex obligations.
The logistics group says it has become fully operational again and no significant impairments of its assets are currently required.
The industrial group booked higher credit losses and impairments as a result of the global economic slowdown and the pandemic.
The property group says the pandemic may lead to opportunities to buy more properties to meet growing demand for its multi-let industrial estates.
Some hotels are now operating on a limited basis to accommodate stranded guests, business travellers, essential workers, and those in quarantine.
The property fund says its apartments were almost half full by the end of February, bringing more traffic into its shopping centre.
The investment holding company plans to delist due to the impact the virus is expected to continuing to have on equity capital markets.
The company expects to return to full production in mid-July as shareholders approve an equity raise to fund its latest acquisition.
The takeover consortium will need to re-examine the value of the records management and documents storage business once the virus has run its course.
The fund says its balance sheet is now significantly weighted to SA and Europe after it disposed of its minority position at an attractive return.
The pan-African real estate company wants to consolidate its three listings into two in order to save on costs and boost liquidity.
The fund manager doubled first-half profit despite big swings in asset prices as Covid-19 escalated in March.
The shopping centre owner says its core focus is on retaining tenants as it negotiates rent relief packages with retailers.
The platinum producer says a leak at its ACP Phase B unit was unconnected to recent repair work and it would be ready next week.
While the year started well for the insurer, it has been impacted by extreme market volatility and pressure on new business volumes.
The technology company says a resilient third-quarter performance has helped it pay down debt faster.
The retailer has also agreed to help the criminal authorities fund an additional forensic probe into its accounting fraud.
The food group says it expects its performance to improve as restrictions on quick-service restaurants are eased.
The casino operator says it is faced with the uncertainty of when its casinos will be allowed to reopen and the restrictions they may face.
The group says patient care has not been affected but it is still trying to determine the extent to which sensitive data has been compromised.
The real estate investment trust is also evaluating a merger with subsidiary Indluplace Properties due to current market conditions.
The employee benefits business will distribute most of the cash it received from the sale of its insurance business.
Debt repayments have been pushed out to the end of next year, alleviating the need for a fire sale of its assets.
The food producer says full-year earnings will be down due to Covid-19 and it may have to impair the carrying value of its assets.
The disposal forms part of a five-year strategy to maximise value through the realisation of the assets in its portfolio.
The bank and financial services group says there has been a big increase in impairments, which it expects to continue for now.
The real estate investment trust says its disposals team continues to receive enquiries for its non-core industrial and office properties.
The shopping centre owner expects almost all of the floor space at its malls to be open for business by the end of the month.
The auto component and battery manufacturer will invest in a new factory in KwaZulu-Natal to support contracts worth billions from Ford SA.
The pay-TV group says it benefitted from cost containment and reduced losses at its African operations outside SA.
The private equity group says it plans to wind up Ecsponent Financial Services, which has also been fined R3 million by the FSCA.
The fishing group reported a rise in operating profit as steady demand for products like Lucky Star canned fish made up for weakness in the US.
The banking group says full-year earnings will decline as it accounts for an expected increase in credit impairments.
The two companies have been unable to agree on an arbitrator to decide whether a material adverse change has occurred due to Covid-19.
The property fund has granted tenants most affected by Covid-19 concessions and has deferred some rentals for up to a year.
The construction and infrastructure group will report a full-year loss as its Probuild business in Australia attracts a possible offer.
The insurer says business interruption as a result of the national lockdown is not covered under insurance protection against infectious diseases.
The platinum producer says the temporary closure to fix a leak is unrelated to recent repair work at its ACP Phase B unit.
The real estate investment trust says Rory Mackey has been made permanent again.
The pan-African real estate company says it has been supported by the structure of its leases, blue-chip tenants and a diversified portfolio.
The private hospital group says a high degree of uncertainty remains regarding the progression of the Covid-19 pandemic and its full impact.
The logistics group says it will report a decline in full-year earnings due to the impact of Covid-19 and further rationalisation costs
The airline operator, currently in business rescue, has not earned any revenue since mid-March when flights were cancelled.
The beleaguered shopping centre owner says it is likely to collect a third less rent than last year as some tenants remain shuttered.
The bank says credit impairments may exceed those recorded during the global financial crisis.
The group says it may retrench some employees as it right-sizes its operations to keep them competitive in a changing environment.
The German-focused real estate group has grown its rent roll by more than 5 percent for a sixth consecutive year.
The London real estate investor has bought a significant stake in Shaftesbury, which owns property near its Covent Garden estate.
The niche bank and financial group says shareholders should still exercise caution due to the potential disposal of its stake in Efficient Group.
The FinTech business says its business continued to operate throughout the lockdown, buoyed by growing demand for new technologies.
The packaging group says it has been impacted by weak demand that has been aggravated by the Covid-19 lockdown.
The construction and road-building group wants to participate in some of the projects aimed stimulating the economy post Covid-19.
Separately, a deal was announced that will see EasyEquities launch investing services on the new Capitec mobile banking app.
The investment group says the decrease in its net asset value from January to March topped one billion euros.
The hotel operator has appealed for the government to continue opening the economy as quickly as possible.
The value retailer has dismissed speculation that it could be poised to buy clothing retail chain Jet.
The life assurer says many of its agents have been unable to sell policies, impacting productivity and new business acquisition over the past two months.
The industrial group says its Automotive and Logistics and Equipment southern Africa operations will be most affected by the job cuts.
The vehicle tracking and asset management solutions group has suspended guidance due to market uncertainty.
The retailer has suspended dividends until the trading has stabilised after reporting a big drop in clothing, home and beauty sales.
The retailer says it lost out on an estimated R5 billion in revenue during the lockdown in April.
The tech group says it was able to adjust quickly to a remote working environment and has seen increased demand for work-from-home technologies.
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The investment holding company aims to reduce the discount its shares trade at and avoid any new regulatory requirements that may lie ahead.
The private education group says collections fell in April and it has been helping families affected by the lockdown.
The minerals exploration and development company says an updated bankable feasibility study has delivered a number of improvements on a previous study.
The restaurant group is concerned about how long trading restrictions will remain in force and how consumer spending is impacted after the lockdown.
Fund under management declined sharply in March due to the Covid-19 driven market crash and net outflows but it is still paying a dividend.
The group may make a firm offer for Unicorn as it targets Nkomati Anthracite to beef up its Bulk Commodities division.
The bank says impairments have risen sharply since late March and its return on equity has fallen materially.
The shopping centre owner has grown its annual dividend by more than expected but is not providing guidance for the year ahead.
The private hospital operator says the pandemic has introduced significant uncertainty and forecast risk for the remainder of its financial year.
The group has withheld an interim dividend as it prioritises cash preservation due to the Covid-19 uncertainty.
The specialist engineering and construction group has grown its order book and believes clients will go ahead and award new tenders.
The Polish shopping centre owner will retain the 53 million euros it would have paid out to preserve capital and maintain liquidity.
The fund management, advisory services and commodities trading business says full-year earnings will fall by as much as 87 percent.
Apart from ongoing tough trading conditions, the packaging group is preparing to impair its operations outside SA.
The retail group says it is considering all possibilities for its Office chain of shoe stores, which remain shut under the UK lockdown.
The renewable energy investment company has written off its investment in Ignite Energy Projects as it focuses on its SA operations.
The deal will give large shareholder Vukile Property Fund the opportunity to exit as it disposes of non-core investments.
The bank has restructured loans amounting to R81 billion to affected customers as it prepares for a decline in profitability.
The oil and chemicals group says its full-year earnings will be at least 20 percent down from last year.
The casino operator will has booked large impairments as its casinos and bingo outlets remain closed under the lockdown.
The bank and wealth manager says the pandemic has already impacted trading income, investment income and expected credit losses.
The retailer and wholesaler says Covid-19 has delayed the restructuring of its Polish supermarkets and is likely to lead to higher food prices.
The construction materials and bulk commodities producer says it is ready to capitalise on government infrastructure programmes aimed at stimulating the economy.
Nulaid eggs recorded a first-half loss as prices fell and feed costs rose but the demand supply balance is expected to improve.
The group says it is preserving cash due to the impact of the lockdown on its businesses and uncertainty over when demand will return.
The group has deferred the declaration of a dividend to its next cycle when it has a better understanding of normalised trading conditions.
The property fund says its expansion into European logistics properties is timeous given the accelerated shift to online retail as a result of Covid-19.
The group has impaired some export operations due to ongoing trading difficulties that have been exacerbated by Covid-19.
The maiden results from the asset manager following its recent demerger from Investec were marred by the recent Covid-19 market correction.
The construction group will delist on 22 June, a week after Group Five also exits the exchange due to the slump in the sector.
The Fleet business was recorded as held for sale at the end of its most recent report period before the deal fell through.
The retailer says internal market research has identified attractive growth areas that a capital raise will enable it to pursue.
The food producer says its international segment was held back by reduced shipments to China and foreign exchange losses.
The luxury goods group says the additional capital will help it weather potentially tougher times while supporting business development.
The logistics group says its resources are best conserved at this time due to ongoing uncertainty in the global economy.
The mine-to-metals company is relocating its fine chrome recovery plant from DCM to one of its larger chrome sites.
The property fund is selling non-core assets as it focuses on strengthening its balance sheet and reducing debt.
The specialist storage property fund says strong rental collections are evidence of the defensive and resilient nature of its business model.
The poultry producer has also delayed a major capital programme to expand volumes as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown.
The residential property developer will reconsider a dividend once it has greater certainty about the impact of Covid-19 on its business.
The residential property and memorial parks developer is exiting its rental portfolio and outsourcing construction as it reduces debt.
The retailer and wholesaler was unable to sell items that contributed more than half of its sales last year.
The shopping centre owner says once the market has normalised there will be a greater opportunity to explore alternative capital structures and solutions.
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The drinks company says earnings for the year to end-June will be significantly lower as a result of alcohol restrictions.
The discount pharmacy chain says Baby City has been in its sights for many years and there are clear opportunities to harness synergies.
There has been elevated demand for some products, while others have suffered due to declines in elective surgical procedures due to Covid-19.
The luxury goods group is investigating a scheme to reward shareholders after halving its 2020 dividend to preserve cash.
The retailer and wholesaler says its other businesses delivered strong results and it is positive about the prosects for Poland.
The retailer says the Covid-19 lockdown and store closures will have a significant impact on its business this year.
The life assurer says volatile markets will affect returns from its Shareholder Investment Portfolio while new business volumes are likely to come under pressure.
The company says it has a strong balance sheet, cash on hand and minimal debt, positioning it to take advantage of acquisition opportunities.
After a strong year, the technology group expects revenue to dip in the period ahead due to Covid-19.
The network operator says it is too early to assess the impact of Covid-19 on its customers and quantify the effect on its business.
The Cape-focused real estate investment trust met its guidance for this year but says the outlook for the year ahead is less certain.
The investment group says results for the year to end-March will reflect the impact of Covid-19 on the value of its portfolio companies.
The financial services group says it wants to preserve financial flexibility and liquidity as the lockdown affects taxi drivers.
The vehicle telematics group says it continues to generate lots of cash despite a decline in new subscriptions since the lockdown started.
The restaurant franchisor says customers have so far reacted favourably to delivery-only services from some of its restaurant chains.
Despite a defensive portfolio with government as its biggest tenant, the property fund says liquidity remains of paramount importance at present.
The exploration and development company is preparing to move towards its first potash production in the Republic of Congo.
The supermarket group says it will consider a final dividend once it can properly assess the full impact of Covid-19 on its operations.
The mining and materials group says it will increase capacity at its open cast operations in line with market demand and government health regulations.
Barloworld subdiariary KLL issued a material adverse change notice to Tongaat due the expected impact of Covid-19 on its starch operation.
The precious metals group has reported a rebound in first-quarter production amidst rising prices for the metals it digs out the ground.
The affordable housing developer says it is well positioned for growth and should be able to absorb the impact of Covid-19.
The network operator says the trend of increased data traffic has continued into its new financial year after it reduced tariffs again last month.
The private hospitals group is holding back on an interim dividend so it can preserve cash due to uncertainty brought on by the pandemic.
The gold producer says free cash flow more than trebled despite lost production as a result of Covid-19 restrictions.
The business rescue practitioners says there is no realistic prospect of anything remaining for shareholders.
The real estate investment trust says it will re-evaluate its cash and liquidity position at year end.
The agency does not rate banks above the national ratings given the direct and indirect impact that sovereign distress would have on their debt.
The company says stringent Covid-19 restrictions and return to work processes have been implemented as it commences some operations.
The horse racing and sports betting group says business rescue is the best option to ensure its long-term survival.
The recruitment company says earnings were impacted by impairments as it struggled with constrained trading conditions.
The REIT says it will also write of its remaining investment in Edcon, which entered business rescue at the end of last month.
While the black-owned investment group has considered exiting its energy investments, it says the focus is now on returning Force Fuel to profitability.
The pulp and paper producer says orders for dissolving pulp have fallen sharply due to lower demand for textiles.
The group expects a worse second-quarter after more governments restricted its ability to brew and sell beer.
While retail trade is likely to remain under pressure in the short term, it expects its good agri-trade performance to continue.
The gold producer sold down its inventory in anticipation of the lockdown, benefitting from a rising gold price.
While global demand for its products remains high, the fisheries group has been hampered by restrictions on exports and pressure on selling prices.
The fund says it is holding back on providing any guidance for the year ahead due to the potential impact of Covid-19.
The gold producer may raise up to $200 million in share capital to part fund the acquisition of Mponeng from AngloGold Ashanti.
The shopping centre owner says it has no idea how Covid-19 will impact distributable income in the months ahead.
The shopping centre owner says close to half the floor space at its shopping centres is trading again as lockdown restrictions are eased.
The fund manager and stockbroker says it benefited from strong inflows and rand weakness in the first quarter of the year.
The property group has also continued to benefit from interest in its multi-let industrial properties in the UK.
Bidvest declined to extend the deadline to give the Prudential Authority more time to approve the R3.1 billion Eqstra transaction.
The group says it is engaging with suppliers of PGM concentrate to lift force majeure imminently as it restarts refined production.
The telecoms group says investors should not draw undue adverse inferences as a result of it making use of the extension.
The airline operator says its business model remains sounds and it believes it will return to the skies once restrictions have been lifted.
The specialist logistics property fund has reported strong rental collections, with most of its tenants continuing to operate during the lockdown.
The casual dining restaurant group says it has started reopening some of its local restaurants for delivery-only services.
Unless talks to raise capital are successful it will have to decide whether there is a reasonable prospect that its business can be rescued.
The real estate investment trust has withdrawn full-year guidance and is holding back on its interim dividend.
The logistics group says shipping was identified as being non-core to its Gateway to Africa strategy.
Due to the impact of Covid-19, the property fund says it would not be prudent to proceed on the original commercial terms.
The tobacco giant says cigarette sales have only been restricted in a few countries as it reports a good start to its 2020 financial year.
The airline operator says the lockdown has caused conditions to deteriorate to the point where it is in a very difficult financial position.
After lockdown restrictions are over, the takeover consortium will need to take a fresh look at its books before making a firm offer.
The Polish property investors says retailers will be able to resume trading sooner than previously expected.
The cement producer says overall SA sales volumes for April were about 95 percent lower than last year.
The food producer says it is trying all avenues to facilitate timeous access to an important circular by all shareholders.
The investment group wants to narrow the discount its shares trade at and avoid the burden of new regulations.
The lockdown was the final blow for the retailer, which was restructuring its business in a battle for survival.
The platinum producer has withdrawn full-year guidance and will defer capital expenditure to safeguard its position.
The earthmoving equipment and articulated dump truck group is implementing short time across its operations and reducing executive and director remuneration.
The mobile network operator reported strong first-quarter growth from both operations but said future conditions were likely to be more challenging.
The investment holding company is considering exiting its fuel investments to focus on growing its healthcare business.
The coloured gemstones group says the listing is no longer required following its admission to AIM on the London Stock Exchange.
The real estate investment trust says the only vacancy was the one left by collapsed travel firm Thomas Cook.<
The automotive and industrial parts distributor will take the number of securities on the alternative market to 37 when it lists on 5 May.
The exploration and development company expects to publish the pre-feasibility study next month as it moves towards its first potash production.
The banking group has pulled its earnings guidance for the year to end-June due to the continued deterioration in trading conditions.
The coal producer continues to engage with potential capital providers and expects to have funding for the project in place by the end of September.
Shares of the platinum producer rallied on news of a 200 percent improvement in its profitability.
The investment holding company says it is in a comfortable financial position and its Generation Schools business has adapted to online education.
The Glencore Merafe Chrome Venture put its operations on care and maintenance last month due to the national lockdown.
The investment holding company is also looking for ways to unlock the discount its shares trade at as it considers corporate action.
While retail outlets are operating under sales restrictions, pharmaceutical distribution business UPD is in prime position to supply healthcare facilities with medicine.
With a number of its mines operating at reduced capacity, Anglo has trimmed production guidance for the year and is cutting back on spending.
The oil and chemicals group says it has to take all necessary measures to manage current market volatility and uncertainty.
The building materials retailer says its SA stores are operating under strict guidelines and reduced hours.
The property group says future payouts are at the mercy of a shrinking economy, rising unemployment and declining disposable income.
The Mozambican government recently released prisoners to reduce overcrowding in its prisons, including around 150 illegal miners.
The consumer electronics group is expanding products and brands offshore as it battles weak consumer demand in SA.
The bank says says credit impairment charges in the first three months of the year were significantly higher than a year ago.
The industrial group says it is cutting costs, including its wage bill, and its board is unlikely to declare a dividend this year.
The life assurer says the impact of volatile market conditions has been felt mostly in its Shareholder Investment Portfolio.
The mining giant expects full-year production to be in line with last year but may trim capital spending going into 2021.
The oil and chemicals group fell sharply before recovering most of its losses as oil futures contracts for May expired.
The wealth manager says its financial position remains strong after completing part of its share buyback programme.
The group says it continues to attract new tenants for its multi-let industrial properties through digital channels.
Wescoal says Eskom has not yet indicated how its coal supply agreement with its power stations will be affected.
German firm RIB Software has accelerated its call option for the outstanding stake in CCS, while EOH has also sold LSD back to its sellers.
The private hospitals group has suspended all non-urgent procedures, freeing up beds for an expected influx of Covid-19 patients.
Phumelela says an extended lockdown could spell disaster for the local industry, resulting in rationalisation and job losses.
The retailer says restrictions on trade due to social distancing and lockdown measures will hurt revenue this year.
The diversified miner says apart from some SA and Colombian operations, full-year production guidance remains intact.
The gold producer says it will take up to five working days to restart its underground operations and steps have been taken to protect workers.
The resources group says after consulting its lawyers, it does not believe the event constitutes a force majeure.
The small cap financial services company wants to convert R2.56 billion in preference shares into equity following a change to its business model.
The engineering and construction services group says lockdown conditions will have a considerable negative impact on earnings.
The platinum miner recalled some of its workforce last week as it prepares to increase production under government guidelines.
While providing essential services, the food and agriculture investment company says it is not to immune to challenges posed by Covid-19.
The private hospitals group has suspended non-urgent elective surgery to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
The aluminium products manufacturer says it is managing cash flows and costs daily as the lockdown continues.
Sky News reports that a professional services firm has been appointed to run an accelerated sales process for the UK shoe chain.
The direct marketer and fintech company says it will release a revised dividend timetable with its interim results in August.
The network operator has applied for additional spectrum and plans to spend millions to add capacity due to more customers working from home.
The pharmaceuticals and healthcare group says the proceeds will be used to reduce debt and enhance its balance sheet and liquidity.
The fast-moving consumer goods group says staff who tested positive for the virus working in the admin building.
The real estate investment trust has collected most of its rent for April but says it may postpone further dividends due to market uncertainty.
The fintech group wants to maintain liquidity in the current uncertain environment and focus on opportunities closer to home.
The Mponeng gold mine in SA is the only one of its 14 operations where production remains suspended.
The ICT group is determining the impact of market volatility on the timing of the potential flotation.
The automotive group says full-year earnings will be as much as 15 percent down on last year.
Lower interest rates and the impact of Covid-19 and recent ratings downgrades are expected to weigh on earnings this year.
The bank had planned a final payout but decided to heed the guidance of the Prudential Authority to hold back on dividends.
Wealth management and insurance made up for a weak performance from asset management as market volatility took its toll.
Alexander Forbes is exiting insurance so it can focus on its employee benefits operations and free up statutory capital.
The German-focused real estate group says it is reviewing requests for deferred rent payments from a small number of tenants.
The coronavirus curves appear to be flattening.
The shopping centre owner says five large national retailers are among those who have not paid rent this month.
The group will post a solid rise in full-year earnings thanks to its Industrial Minerals business and the Demaneng iron ore mine.
The food and agriculture investment holding company says most of its businesses reported improved performances.
The group says it will consider an additional interim dividend for 2019 when it has a clearer view of the impact of the coronavirus.
The bank joins Absa and Nedbank in making their final dividend payment for 2019 but may hold back on any distributions this year.
The group is suspending production at its Natref refinery and reducing output at Secunda as fewer motorists fill up due to the lockdown.
The food producer says a payout will depend on circumstances, as it pledges to keep prices on hold for the duration of the lockdown.
A large number of its drugs, supplements and medical devices are in demand to help treat patients with the coronavirus.
The global consumer internet groups have cash on hand and measures are in place to protect employees and support key partners affected by the virus.
The construction group says most governments in the countries where it operates have clamped down on non-essential projects.
The company says it is committed to assisting tenants to navigate through the period as part of its retention strategy.
The Prudential Authority of the SARB has relaxed capital requirements for banks but wants them to preserve cash in return.
The logistics group has withdrawn earnings guidance but says a number of its businesses continue to deliver critical products.
The technology group is taking a number of measures to secure its sustainability as a key player in the SA IT infrastructure.
The UK and German property owner says it has a strong track record of income resilience dispute current short-term disruptions.
The retail group has warned that earnings are likely to be more than 20 percent down from last year as the lockdown curtails sales.
Sales will come under pressure as the group cannot hold its regular auctions of coloured gemstones.
The decision to allow some mines to continue operating may mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on its Port and Terminals operations.
The engineering and capital equipment supplier says conditions are likely to continue deteriorating due to Covid-19.
The airline operator gave no reason for pulling out of the deal, which was aimed at extending its diversification strategy.
Apart from its Lamberts Bay Foods business, all restaurants and manufacturing plants have shut for the duration of the lockdown.
The healthcare group says there has been a spike in demand for some products, while Medscheme continues to process claims and assist members.
The technology group says it will report a much reduced first-half loss but is unsure of what lies ahead due to the pandemic.
The steel producer has suspended operations and says it will be reducing the salaries of workers for the next three months as conditions deteriorate.
The online share investment platform has reached a tipping point, with more than 150-thousand active users.
Due to exemptions for goods critical to the economy, the group can continue loading iron ore at two of its mines in the Northern Cape.
The poultry producer says rising volumes were not enough to offset the impact of lower egg prices and higher feed production costs.
The technology group says it will start to lay the groundwork now and will assess market conditions for a listing closer to the time.
The casual dining restaurant group may impair the full value of its investment in Gourmet Burger Kitchen due to the open-ended lockdown.
The food group says retail channels have picked up but sales to restaurants, cafes and bars have dried up.
The ratings agency says borrowers will find it more difficult to repay loans due to the weak economy, resulting in higher credit impairments.
The materials group says the government has created exemptions for goods deemed critical to the health of the economy and its recovery post-crisis.
The timber producer says dumping of uncertified Brazilian plywood resulted in a sharp decline in international prices.
The special dividend is less than planned as the investment group is holding some of the sale proceeds back due to uncertain market conditions.
The REIT has already paid its interim dividend but says it does not know how its full-year payout will be affected by Covid-19.
The fintech and payments group says while the third-quarter impact will be muted, the three months to June are the ones to watch.
The oil and chemicals group has put hedges in place as it warns that weaker demand and pricing could impact earnings this year.
Former Old Mutual executive Paul Hanratty replaces CEO Ian Kirk, who will stay on until December to help address Covid-19 challenges.
The group says while some of its clients and businesses have been affected by the lockdown, it has the resources to deal with the situation.
The investment holding company says it is committed to the restructuring of its portfolio but Covid-19 has caused unprecedented market turmoil.
The gold producer says output from its SA mines will fall by around three quarters during the 21-day lockdown.
The community shopping centre owner says it is engaging with retailers after collecting just half of its second-quarter rent.
The coronavirus that started in Wuhan in China in late 2019, has now engulfed the world and wreaked havoc upon the global economy.
The industrial group is implementing austerity measures but says its strong balance sheet should support it through a tough period.
The group says it wants to provide its underlying businesses with additional financial flexibility due to the impact of Covid-19.
The diversified packaging group has also warned that prolonged disruption to its supply chain could impact future operating results and cash flows.
Orders for graphic paper and dissolving wood pulp have come under pressure but it expects packaging material to be more resilient.
Sanlam says it has a R760 million pandemic reserve created specifically for an event of this nature while Santam is assessing its exposure.
Sasol is attracting significant attention from clients following a massive decline in its share price this year.
The coal producer says it will keep supplying Eskom as well as export customers to help generate foreign exchange for the country.
The diversified mining group has trimmed production guidance for coal and iron ore this year as it temporarily reduces its workforce and output.
The diversified mining group is trimming its capex budget and has suspended its share buyback programme in order to protect its finances.
The well-known businessman replaces Jabu Moleketi, who has been on the Vodacom board for the past 11 years.
The shopping centre owner has been giving rental concessions to Edcon but may now receive no rent from the retail group at all.
Dame Inga Beale, the first CEO of Lloyds of London, will replace Dr Edwin Hertzog at the AGM of the hospital group in July.
The wine and spirits producer is halting most of its production but will continue to make alcohol for sanitisers.
The shopping centre owner received less than a third of rent owed to it by the due date this week.
The London property owner says it is conserving cash as it negotiates payment plans with tenants who are affected by trading restrictions.
The industrial minerals, bulk commodities and construction materials group says it is too early to quantify the potential impact.
The real estate investment trust says given the current uncertainty it has withdrawn its full-year guidance.
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The German real estate group says underlying occupancies are likely to dip but demand for storage space is on the rise.
The construction and infrastructure group says it remains committed to future dividends once circumstances permit.
The company says as an essential services provider, it will continue supplying coal to Eskom and other essential services like hospitals.
The resources group will become the third from the sector to list on the alternative exchange.
Its petrol stations remain open and it is supplying commercial customers but there has been a drop in aviation and transport volumes.
The property fund says it is unclear how Covid-19 will impact its balance sheet and distributable income.
The niche bank and financial services group says discussions with the European investment and development company are ongoing.
The group is placing its local mines on care and maintenance and scaling back on new project work in the US.
The pulp and paper producer says the Vulindlela expansion project will undergo a controlled shut down due to the pending lockdown.
Most mines are being placed on care and maintenance but some remain critical to the economy, including those supplying coal to Eskom.
The drilling services specialist has maintained a stable order book as it develops new technology and makes complementary acquisitions.
The investment group says companies in its portfolio will be affected differently by the pandemic, with most of its Virgin Active gyms closing.
Operators in the hospitality sector are preparing to close almost all their operations for the duration of the countrywide lockdown.
Mpact and Trellidor have delayed payment of their dividends until September in order to preserve financial liquidity due to current uncertainty.
Standard Bank says it remains well capitalised and liquid but cannot estimate the likely negative impact Covid-19 will have on its performance.
The casual dining restaurant group is beefing up its home delivery capability but says trading will become increasingly difficult, impacting sales this year.
Households are stocking up on long life products including canned meat and vegetables and baby food due to Covid-19.
A growing number of property groups say retaining cash will help them weather the difficult conditions that are likely to continue for the short term.
The private education and staffing group says it will revisit the situation at its May board meeting and may resort to share buybacks.
The companies say they will revisit the share repurchase at a later date once markets have settled.
The investment group has liquidated loss-making franchises and is disposing of businesses so it can improve shareholder returns.
The network operator says it will reduce the price of its monthly bundles by up to a half next month.
The bank and wealth manager will report a decline in full-year earnings, with the pandemic impacting fourth-quarter results.
The ICT group says its Logicalis and Westcon division have reported rising orders for remote access computing, security and collaboration networks.
While supply chain disruptions are easing, the retail group says turnover will be impacted as European countries restrict trading.
The gold producer says it is developing plans to help regain delayed production once mining operations resume.
The group is reviewing its capex plans for the year due to the expense of fixing the converter plant at its Waterval smelter.
The investment group has grown its intrinsic value during a turbulent period thanks to an increase in the value of the data network operator.
The mass market bank and lender has defended the resilience of its business model following a sell-off of its shares this week.
The technology group is halfway through a two-year turnaround as it cuts costs, sells non-performing businesses and reduces debt.
The bank says it is taking steps to protect stakeholders and has appropriate capital, liquidity and funding buffers in place.
The manufacturer has benefited from new vehicle launches but says it is already seeing declines in new vehicle sales and exports due to the pandemic.
The branded food producer and distributor has benefited from improving profit margins and a lower interest bill.
The residential property developer says it is keeping a close watch on the Covid-19 virus despite strong demand for its lifestyle apartments.
The cement producer says year-to-date sales are down in SA but most of its international operations have continued to grow revenue.
The telecommunications solutions company credits a debt recovery for the improvement.
The mining services group is no longer selling its Nkomati Anthracite and Benison Coal operations but has earmarked others for disposal.
The company has reported a small rise in first-half earnings but the outlook is uncertain due to the impact of Covid-19.
The oil and chemicals group has outlined a package of measures aimed at resetting its balance sheet so it can endure a low oil price.
The diversified mining company says the polyhalite project supports its ongoing transition to supplying essential metals and minerals to meet evolving needs.
The network is ensuring that it has enough network capacity to enable people and businesses to seamlessly work from home.
The platinum producer will process most of the metal it used to deliver to Amplats using spare capacity at its Markina operations.
The hotel and casino group says the authorities have closed its operations and there is no certainty on when they will be allowed to reopen.
Investec decided against a global offer of its shares due to current market volatility.
The investment group says a deal could not be concluded on acceptable terms and further financial support was not forthcoming.
The insurance giant says it is likely to miss its targets this year due to market disruptions and weaker growth.
The group blames weaker demand, particularly in its home market, and a rising interest bill due to higher inventory levels.
The group says its production facilities and operations were unaffected after it restricted access to its IT infrastructure.
Restricted trading in several European countries will place pressure on tenants and rentals as governments try to contain the coronavirus.
The real estate investment trust says occupancy numbers are satisfactory but it is unable to push through big rent increases due to the weak economy.
Capitalworks is offering shareholders R21 per share to take the company private, with the option of retaining unlisted stock.
The coal producer says it has made good progress with the Makhado coal project as it targets the premium hard coking coal market.
The Medscheme owner says its growing trading businesses contributed to a strong rise in first-half operating profit.
The first phase of a restructuring process will result in costs of about R1.5 billion, which will affect earnings this year.
The insurance group says its operational performance was strong last year, while earnings declined due to one-off costs.
The diversified resources group plans to include more renewable energy in its portfolio as part of its response to climate change.
The shopping centre owner has blamed a massive write-down in the value of its portfolio for a loss last year.
The group is confident its foundation business is capable of generating positive cash flow from operations in a low oil price environment.
The financial services group decided against selling a stake in Ninety One to new investors due to the current market turmoil.
The network operator also says CEO Rob Shuter will step down when his four-year contract expires next year.
The banking group has grown full-year earnings thanks to stronger performances from its operations outside the country.
The pharmaceuticals group plans to slash costs and sell more businesses as it restructures its balance sheet and reduces debt.
The real estate investment trust says growth in its annual dividend will be nominal at best.
The wealth manager says it will halve its shareholder base, including many Old Mutual policyholders who received shares during its unbundling.
The effect of the coronavirus has not been significant so far but the retail group says it could affect stock availability later this year.
The banking group says it is not immune to the serious macroeconomic challenges facing the country, which it is affecting all customer segments.
The network operator will slash the price of data bundles and provide some free services after the Competition Commission weighed in.
The real estate investment trust has faced headwinds in SA and the UK and expects its operating environment to remain challenging for now.
The financial services group says its taxi finance and debt collection services businesses have remained highly defensive in a tough market.
The group plans to issue additional N shares to investors as it holds onto its cash to reduce debt and make investments.
The fast-moving consumer goods group has reported mixed fortunes as South Africans watch their spending.
The group reported a loss due to lower production, weaker prices and an impairment due to the discount its shares trade at relative to its NAV.
The security gate and shutters group says the weak economy, house price deflation and poor confidence have weighed on sales.
Shareholders will receive the interim dividend on top of the offer price made by the Housatronics Consortium.
After 70 years on the JSE, the mining holding company says it is more suited to an unlisted environment.
The ratings agency says free cash flows will not materially reduce debt built up following delays and cost overruns at its US chemicals project.
The insurance group says stripping out one-off charges, results for 2019 reflect a sold operational performance.
The bank expects full-year earnings to be up to 21 percent higher than last year.
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The approval of the Competition Tribunal means Pioneer will go ahead with its delisting in just over two weeks.
The banking group says its core operations proved resilient despite difficult trading conditions.
Halfway through its Reset and Grow strategy, the insurance group had delivered a double-digit increase in earnings.
The higher education group grew student numbers last year despite a decline in enrolments at Milpark Education.
The general insurer has maintained an underwriting margin at the top end of its target range despite higher claims.
The group says excluding the potential impact of the coronavirus, it has set a strong solid base for its full-year performance.
The shopping centre owner says it remains focused on fixing its balance sheet and may sell more properties.
The group says there has been no impact on sales or supply chains from the coronavirus yet but it is keeping a close watch.
The gases and welding group has reported a big rise in full-year profit thanks it its growing healthcare business.
The freight, logistics and financial services group is positioning itself for opportunities in key trade corridors in Africa.
The engineering and construction group says its Oil and Gas platform is positioned to become a meaningful contributors to earnings.
The software and digital solutions provider is prioritising getting its debt back to targeted levels.
The construction and infrastructure group has made further provisions as it completes the Western Roads Upgrade project in Australia.
The building materials retailer says strong cash flows supported its interim dividend even though earnings declined.
The real estate investment trust says its first-half performance was supported by its SA portfolio and strong dividends from MAS Real Estate.
The platinum producer says the ramp-up of its Styldrift mine and strong cash flow generation should support future dividends.
The property funds have called off a merger of their businesses for the second time, sending their shares higher yesterday.
The banking group expects earnings for the year ahead to grow in line with the economy plus inflation.
The industrial services group says its debt levels remain comfortable and it will consider strategic investments here and offshore.
Industry frameworks are being developed to address challenges local poultry and sugar groups continue to face due to cheap imports imbalances.
The group has benefited from acquisitions and improved margins at its SA operations but has warned of weaker abalone sales due to the coronavirus.
The property investors aims to dispose of the remainder of the Western European property investments by next year.
The ICT solutions and services group has appointed advisors to look into a possible flotation of its Latin American business on the B3 exchange.
The group says a foreign investor proposes floating a restructured group on a major stock exchange with a secondary listing on the JSE.
The platinum producer says it may consider resuming dividends in the medium term after it has de-risked the Zambezi preference share structure.
The commodities group has lifted its interim dividend by a quarter, supported by a strong rise in prices for platinum group metals.
The group is now focused on improving cash generation, reducing debt and improving returns to shareholders.
The sugar producer and land owner will use the proceeds to reduce debt in line with a financing agreement with its lenders.
The infrastructure group says although its turnaround will still take some time a solid platform has been established.
The cigarette maker has grown its share of a declining market and raised prices to compensate for lower volumes.
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 retailer and wholesaler has swung to its full-year loss and is now preparing to rejig its business and close unprofitable stores.
The paper and packaging group says it remains highly cash generative and is seeing evidence of pricing stability in certain segments.
The platinum producer has benefited from a 41 percent rise in the rand price of its metals while sustaining its operating performance.
The furniture manufacturer and retailer says it is taking a number of steps to mitigate against any potential effect of the pandemic.
The shipping group says the pandemic has shown the high interdependence of all regions and industries due to globalisation.
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 private school group says it was affected by its decision to retain learners in a depressed economy, while its interest bill rose.
The retailer is also forming a joint venture with Equites Property Fund to manage and develop a portfolio of logistics properties.
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.
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 shopping centre owner says its conservative gearing provides a buffer against the current economic climate.
The logistics and supply chain group says it faced difficulties in all its main operating geographies.
The stock exchange operator says a strong cash position supports its unchanged full-year payout despite lower earnings.
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.
The gold producer has increased its dividend by more than 50 percent as rising metals prices boosted its cash flow.
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
The pharmaceuticals group says the recent sale of its Japanese business will bring debt close to its medium-term target.
The engineering and infrastructure group says mining services subsidiary Moolmans turned in a first-half operating profit.
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 retailer says it is looking for ways to mitigate the risks associated with the coronavirus at its Australian operations.
The retailer has been affected by difficult trading conditions including weak economic growth, load shedding and Brexit uncertainty in the UK.
The diversified mining group has increased its payout by 9 percent following a strong performance from its PGM and iron ore operations.
The financial services group says its performance was affected after it mitigated its exposure to low interest rates in the UK.
Anglo American head of processing Natascha Viljoen will replace Chris Griffith at the AGM in April.
The private tertiary education group says core headline earnings will be up to 29.9 percent higher than the previous year.
The food and casino investment group will dish out the proceeds from the Burger King sale to shareholders as a special dividend.
The global food services group says the unfolding coronavirus pandemic is likely to impact growth prospects in the months ahead.
The discount pharmacy group says the weak macroeconomic environment is unsupportive of business as customers trade down.
The gold and platinum producer is confident it can continue reducing debt after a strike disrupted its operations early last year.
The property fund has rebalanced its portfolio over the past three years, including a bet on US retail property.
The airline group has now increased the loss allowance for a settlement owed by SAA to the full outstanding amount of R790 million.
The group will pay out 92 percent of headline earnings to shareholders after rising iron ore prices boosted earnings.
The mining group says unless the virus is contained by the end of March it could affect global commodities demand.
The gold producer says its Evander project achieved on all development milestones, on schedule and budget.
The commodities producer and trader impaired some of its assets following a decline in commodity prices.
The diversified industrial group will assess its polymers unit for a possible impairment due to a cyclical downturn.
The construction and engineering group says first-half earnings per share are likely to triple.
The group blames weaker chrome prices and an impairment it raised after its shares traded at a discount to NAV.
The group has reported record earnings and declared a special dividend helped by buoyant metals prices in a fatality-free year.
The global food services group says first-half earnings reflect the challenging environment in many of its operational geographies.
The financial services group will report a decline in first-half earnings due to a hit at VitalityLife and increased investment spend.
The holding company for the new black economic empowerment scheme will list on the JSE so black investors can trade in its shares.
The diversified mining group says higher earnings from PGM metals and iron ore were offset by weaker results from manganese, nickel and coal.
The paper and plastics packaging group raised the impairments due to a weak trading environment and weakness in its share price.
The real estate investment trust says distributable income was impacted by its renegotiated rental agreement with the retail group.
After a difficult first half, the gold and platinum producer has reported a strong turnaround for its second six months.
After a weaker first-half, the group will report a rise in full-year earnings as the benefits of strategic realignment projects start to emerge.
The prepaid airtime and services group is selling some smaller investments to reduce debt and strengthen its balance sheet.
The IT solutions group has been affected by a difficult trading environment, rising finance costs and new accounting standards.
The precious stones miner and marketer has listed on the Alternative Investment Market as it tries to lure more investors.
The packaging group maintains that the relationships with the companies it acquired stakes in were above board.
The diversified mining group says its operating profit remained strong and it has paid a special dividend due to its robust financial position.
The agricultural processing group is disposing of some assets as it tries to get its debt under control.
The tile manufacturer and retailer has continued to open new stores and is piloting a new lighting division.
Recent headwinds include rising operational costs, the grounding of its Boeing MAX 8 aircraft and the SAA business rescue.
Given its healthy position, the gold producer says it has decided to go ahead with the construction of its Salares Norte project in Chile.
The Commission has attached a number of conditions including job retention, investment and an empowerment deal worth at least R1.6 billion.
Separately, AngloGold Ashanti said a non-cash impairment charge following the sale of Mponeng would result in flat to lower full-year earnings.
The food group says it has made good progress with the disposal of its processed meats business as it prepares investors for lower earnings.
The gold mine tailings retreatment specialist benefitted from a 26 percent rise in the gold price as it increased production by a third.
Amid already weak macroeconomic and trading conditions, the group says there is concern over its negative impact on growth and commodity prices.
The gold producer has lowered full-year production guidance due to grade issues at its Kusasalethu and Moab Khotsong mines.
The small cap financial services company says it will not be in a position to redeem preference shares that are due for payment next month.
The shopping centre owner says it remains engaged with shareholders and potential new investors after the Hong Kong REIT withdrew.
The property fund has increasing its stake in its Pan European Logistics platform as it takes advantage of growth in e-commerce.
The retailer and wholesaler has faced challenging conditions in all three of its main geographies as it expands into Poland.
Full-year results will be distorted by the adoption of new accounting standards and a number of non-operational items.
First-half operating profit likely tripled and the platinum producer has bought more of its Zambezi prefs without increasing its debt ratio.
The shareholder vote paves the way for Ninety One to demerge from Investec on 13 March and list three days later.
The debt-laden shopping centre owner says it is in discussions with shareholder Peel Group and and Link REIT to back a cash call.
The logistics and supply chain group has been impacted by the weak local economy and a big decline in German car making.
The transaction fits its strategy of having control or significant influence over its portfolio of unlisted investments.
The services holding company says its training cluster will make a bigger contribution to future revenue and earnings.
The group considered a number of external candidates but Mthembu stood out due to his industry experience and knowledge of the company.
The tile manufacturer and retail has managed to grow first-half earnings but has toned down its guidance for the second six months.
After the Competition Tribunal upheld a recommendation that the takeover be prohibited, the matter was referred to the Competition Appeal Court.
The fintech and payments group will spend some of the proceeds from the sale of its Korean business to grow its SA and European operations.
The food group says it is waiting for news from the relevant authorities and will provide more feedback this week.
The steel producer has faced falling prices for its products, rising input costs and weak demand due to the stagnant local economy.
Its shares fell close to 10 percent at their worse despite it flagging a strong rise in first-half profit.
The gold producer exceeded its production target while cutting costs and benefitting from a higher gold price.
The gold producer will report significantly higher first-half earnings despite a dip in production due to grade issues at two of its SA mines.
The consumer goods group says 2020 earnings will be boosted by the sale last year of its interest in the Simplot Australia joint venture.
The niche logistics group has reported a big drop in cross-border volumes and expects trading conditions to remain tough.
The embattled retailer has rallied this week following reports that private equity buyers are circling its Pepco Group subsidiary.
A good performance at its packaging and specialities segment was not enough to make up for the unprecedented fall in DWP prices.
The pharmaceuticals business has reported strong international sales and an improvement at some of its SA businesses.
The investment will be the sixth since the company listed on the Alternative Exchange of the JSE in August 2016.
The mobile network operator says a roaming agreement with Liquid Telecom means it can launch fifth generation wireless technology this year.
The group is evaluating and undertaking a number of strategic and operational initials including a review of its capital allocation.
The hotels group says trading conditions have been weak and it has also been impacted by the implementation of new accounting standards.
The commodities producer and trader grew cobalt production by 10 percent as it boosted output at the DRC mine.
A consortium majority owned by Astoria Investments plans to refocus CNA as a retailer of books, stationary and magazines.
The decline in its shares will make it more expensive to use equity to pay down its massive debt pile.
The platinum producer has paid in full for the remaining stake in BRPM that it acquired from Amplats late last year.
The earthmoving equipment has bought Wagner Asia Equipment in line with its strategy to allocation capital to opportunities that complement its competencies.
The Australian minerals explorer says the Fraser Range Belt in Australia bears similarities to the Areachap Minerals Belt in the Northern Cape.
The decision by Eskom to increase load shedding in December was one of a number of factors leading to lower ferrochrome production.
The energy and chemicals group blames lower prices for its products and costs associated with its Lake Charles Chemicals Project in the US.
The asset manager aims to demerge from Investec and list in London and Johannesburg in mid-March.
The sugar producer and land owner is expected to resume trading of its shares on the JSE after releasing interim results on Friday.
The automotive and industrial parts distributor says meaningful action is needed from the government to kickstart the economy.
The insurance group says the acquisition of AFI will position it in the top three short-term insurers in SA
CFO Brenda Berlin will take over in an acting capacity as the coal miner continues to secure funding for its Makhado project.
The chemicals and energy group says the ethoxylates unit at Lake Charles has achieved beneficial operation, ahead of schedule.
The pharmaceuticals group says it remains committed to deleveraging its balance sheet but will not sell Remedica on the cheap.
The tailings retreatment specialist says its interim results include the first period of full production at Far West Gold Recoveries.
The technology group says it has continued trimming the fat as trading conditions remain difficult.
The retail and wholesale giant will collapse its four divisions into two amid a deteriorating performance.
The consumer and commercial electronics manufacturer is expected to release its interim results by tomorrow.
The mutual bank and lender says buying back undervalued shares makes good use of its excess liquidity.
The emerging gas and helium producer says it is happy with the support it received and now owns 100 percent of its Virginia Gas Project.
Noel Doyle will have to deal with the sale of Enterprise Foods and a class action lawsuit following the 2017 listeriosis outbreak.
The sugar producer and land owner says its suspension may be lifted next week, giving investors time to absorb its latest financials.
The shopping centre owner is disposing of assets and planning a rights issue as it tries to get its balance sheet in order.
The decline came despite a debt standstill and after Blue Label impaired its investment in the mobile network operator.
The platinum producer will report headline earnings up to two-and-a-half times higher than 2018 thanks to stronger PGM prices.
The furniture and appliance retailer says strong Black Friday sales helped boost revenue as it extends its focus.
The restaurant group says conditions have been challenging due to the weak economy, rising unemployment and increasing costs.
Strong food sales stood out in a tough period for clothing and homeware and continued difficult conditions in Australia.
The petrochemicals group says the secondary listing is aimed at increasing value for shareholders and providing more trading options.
Investec Property Fund has sold two SA malls which will provide further funding capacity for its growing European logistics portfolio.
The group said KSNET was not reflected in its overall value as it sold it for more than its current market capitalisation.
The private schools group says its CEO is resisting after being placed on temporary leave as it investigates various concerns.
The petrochemicals group says an explosion a fortnight ago only affected one unit at the US chemicals project.
The late start to the school year meant many parents put off buying new uniforms until January.
Despite electricity constraints and unrest at Barberton Mines, the gold producer is more than half-way towards its target.
The plastics manufacturer says its trading results have been restored after a crippling strike in the plastics sector last year.
The investment group now has the scope to increase its exposure to certain key assets in the long-term interest of shareholders.
The steel producer says 2019 was the most challenging year for the world steel industry since the global financial crisis.
The pharmacy, health and beauty retailer credits a resilient brand and defensive offering for cash-strapped consumers.
The consumer goods group says stronger operating profit from its food and beverages was offset by a decline in its personal and footwear brands.
The diversified mining group benefited from increased PGM output and the continued ramp up of its Minas-Rio iron ore mine in Brazil.
The supermarket group has reported strong first-half sales despite the impact of load shedding and currency depreciation in some markets.
Naspers says increasing the Prosus free float will allow more investors to get exposure to the largest European consumer internet stock by value.
For the time being, the metals exploration company says it sees limited additional incremental value from continued drilling.
The net asset value of the Reinet Fund has been supported by an improvement in its holding in British American Tobacco.
The real estate investment trust is developing a number of properties in SA and the UK for blue chip tenants.
The emerging helium producer will use the cash to fund the additional stake in Tetra4, the holder of the production rights.
The investment group plans to use the proceeds to reduce debt as it prepares to realise value from its portfolio of investments.
The diversified miner says first-half output at its energy coal operation was impacted by the fires as well as a focus on higher quality products.
The real estate investment trust says the deal fits its strategy of enhancing its Polish logistics portfolio while improving its loan-to-value.
The cement producer says net proceeds from the rights issue will be used to ensure compliance with debt covenants imposed by its lenders.
A number of new directors have boarded the airline after it was accused of poor governance due to the independence of some previous members.
The shopping centre owner has been affected by a number of retailers entering company voluntary arrangements due to the weak retail environment
The fertiliser development company says given its current cash constraints it was left with no alternative but to recommend the offer.
The Rustenburg smelter has suffered material financial losses despite investment aimed at making the operation more competitive.
The logistics-focused property fund is building a new KwaZulu-Natal warehouse for the retail giant.
Following strong November sales thanks to Black Friday, December sales were affected by load shedding and bad weather.
The retailer says its SA and Australian operations held up well, while UK sales continued to be impacted by Brexit uncertainty.
Stronger sales in Europe, the US, China and Korea more than compensated from a marked contraction in Hong Kong.
Chief financial officer Pieter van der Westhuizen has been made acting CEO while the private hospital group searches for a successor.
The coloured gemstones group says its shares will start trading on 14 February as it strives to grow its investor base.
The property fund used the proceeds from the transaction to settle debt facilities with Investec Bank.
The gold and platinum producer has found job opportunities for some workers at other operations.
The IT security specialist has been demoted from the highest to the lowest reseller ranking in a move that will reduce group turnover.
Competition authorities are reviewing the Moroccan fuel retailing industry, including Vivo as a Shell licensee in that country.
The diversified miner expects the sale of SA Energy Coal to close in the second half of the calendar year.
The horse racing and sports betting group says it may also sell an equity stake to black empowerment partners.
Retail sales rose more than expected in November as consumers took advantage of specials for early Christmas shopping.
The shopping centre owner has breached covenants with its banks due to a decline in the value of its properties.
A decrease in sales at the chain of UK shoe shops has detracted from positive growth at Truworths Africa.
The specialist logistics group has warned of a sharp decline in first-half earnings as pricing and volumes comes under pressure.
Roy Bagattini, who has spearheaded the turnaround of several companies, will take over as CEO in the middle of next month.
Massmart has plans to close as many as 23 of its DionWired stores as part of a turnaround plan for the retail and wholesale group.
Ethos will use the proceeds of its capital raise to help fund its participation in a rights issue Brait has planned.
The group is selling its loss-making retirement villages operation to help secure the long-term future of the remainder of its business.
The shopping centre owners says the sale is in line with its strategy to dispose of property to reduce its loan to value ratio.
The real estate investment trust plans to reduce its exposure to the retail sector while strengthening its balance sheet.
Dion-Wired and some of its Masscash stores will be affected as the retail and wholesale group culls unprofitable units to restore earnings.
A number of minority shareholders have taken up a mandatory offer that was triggered as RAC built its stake in the investment firm.
The platinum and chrome producer has maintained full-year production guidance despite a number of obstacles as the year got underway.
Shares rallied after the Attorney General withdrew a letter of demand for billions of dollars in back taxes.
Subsidiary OUTsurance owns Australian insurer Youi, which is counting the cost of the devastation.
DRDGOLD will use the cash for the additional stake to fund the second phase of its West Rand tailings project.
Rival bidder Takeaway.com will now merge with the UK food delivery group to create the biggest food delivery platform outside China.
Private equity firm Phatisa will become part-owner of the specialty chemicals group as it prepares to delist from the JSE.
The former Comair chair occupied a board position since 1993 and had an intimate knowledge of the alpine and the aviation industry.
The construction group says it is considering its position and taking advice after Legacy Group moved to terminate its contract for the Joburg skyscraper.
Sirius Minerals is developing what may be the biggest deposit of polyhalite in the world but needs more cash.
The group plans to focus on its African equipment distribution business and rejig its engineering operation.
Recently-appointed chair Lindsay Ralphs has promised a shake-up of the board of directors due to the perceived lack of independence.
The investment holding companies plan to distribute their holdings in FirstRand to shareholders, while Remgro will also distribute its RMB stake.
The former SARB deputy governor will become the first black CEO at the bank.
The German business park operator says the last month has been particularly successful on the acquisitions front.
The EOH chair was appointed last year as the group tried to mend its reputation following allegations of poor corporate governance.
New US regulations are aimed at reducing the appeal of vaping to the youth market while providing a non-tobacco alternative for adult smokers.
The shipping group remains in talks with lenders to provide it with the capital it needs to acquire an additional stake in IVS Bulk.
Former Bevcan executive Erik Smuts assumes the role slightly early after its previous CEO left to tend to the Eskom generation crisis.
The network operator says it is making progress with its R15 billion asset realisation programme but faces a lawsuit over alleged bribes.
The mine in Mali is one of three the gold producer had earmarked for disposal.
The shopping centre owner is also in advanced talks to sell another centre as it fixes its balance sheet.
The diversified miner has received the final operating licence it needs for the tailings facility at its Brazilian iron ore mine.
The ICT company says public sector spending is under scrutiny as the government tries to reverse endemic corruption.
Just Eat continues to recommend that shareholders accept the Takeaway.com offer as it gains more acceptances.
The investment group says the disposal is in line with its strategy to focus on core investments and to hold controlling interests.
The land will help Kamoto Copper Company operate its mines, facilities and infrastructure more efficiently.
Once-off charges and a decline in trading activity will leave earnings up to 26 percent lower this year.
Share in the pharmaceuticals group have tumbled further despite strong growth at Remedica, which has been marked for sale.
The gold producer expects to produce gold at an annual run-rate of 350,000 to 400,000 ounces a year for the next 10 years.
Both companies say higher offers made yesterday are final and Just Eat shareholders have until 10 January to make up their minds.
The additional tax place it at a disadvantage to Colombia and Brazil, which have no export duty and low mineral royalties.
The industrial services group says it is in negotiations that could affect the price of its shares if they are successfully concluded.
The construction group has received a third tranche of funds and says it is exploring longer term cost-effective funding solutions.
An independent metallurgical report shows saleable concentrate quality of the lead, zinc and silver, with good grades reported for each concentrate.
The energy company says its shares are undervalued by about 80 percent relative to its net asset value.
The Central and Eastern European shopping centre owner has signed a new revolving credit facility which will help fund growth.
The property investor is channeling the proceeds from asset sales into its growing portfolio of multi-let industrial properties in the UK.
The former deputy finance minister has been a non-executive director since June last year.
The group says it will still try and sell the business but only at a price that reflects its market value.
The oil and chemicals group says its ethane cracker is now producing at 85 to 90 percent of capacity after it took steps to fix it.
The company has invited proposals from interested parties on gas fired power solutions as well as those looking to receive power in the Free State.
The gases and welding group will report a big rise in full-year profit thanks it its growing healthcare business.
The Central and Eastern European landlord says it will use the proceeds to fund its pipeline of acquisitions as it grows its retail exposure.
The potash exploration and development company says there is potential to reduce capital and operating costs for the project.
The group says it will focus on growing and expanding its luxury goods brands once it has sold its remaining food interests.
The disposal means EOH has passed its targeted asset sales this year as it reduces debt.
The packaging group has not disclosed the sale price but says the transaction will remove the pension fund liability from its balance sheet.
The real estate investment trust says its auditors have given a qualified opinion after coming up with a lower value for its properties.
The agreement at Booysendal provides for continuity, certainty and allows all stakeholders to focus on the sustainability of the business going forward.
The platinum producer has merged its Canadian assets into Impala Canada, which will be lead by former NAP CFO Tim Hill.
The group plans to develop and operate a portfolio of small-scale reserve power generation projects in the UK.
The network operator says while there is work to be done on price transformation it needs more spectrum to carry traffic cost effectively.
European logistics have been the top performer for the Investec Property Fund on a risk-adjusted basis over the last 18 months.
The private healthcare group says full-year revenue is likely to rise by about 6.5 percent and profit margins will be in line with guidance.
The battery and automotive components group says it has also had an unsolicited approach for its Turkish operation.
The tile manufacturer and retailer has reported a small improvement in retail turnover and expects its second half to be better.
The sugar producer and land owner wants investors to have a clearer view of its most recent performance before its shares start trading again.
The group has increased black ownership of two large SA divisions to a majority in a top-up transaction.
The investment group issued over a billion new shares earlier this year to shore up its operations.
The investment group has reported a sharp rise in its net asset value but a full-year loss as it restructures its business.
The Spanish Markets and Competition Commission has cleared the acquisition of Just Eat shares by Prosus subsidiary MIH Food Delivery Holdings.
Auditors Deloitte and Touche have raised concern about its ability to continue as a going concern.
The platinum producer says power outages make it even more likely it will miss its cost guidance this year.
While the diversified miner is targeting a strong rise in production, it has trimmed its short-term guidance for diamonds, coal and iron ore.
The company says the power outages threaten the future viability of some of its operations and the wider ferroalloys sector.
The gold producer says it will resume underground shifts once it has the assurance of reliable power supply.
Increasing its offer provided Just Eat shareholders with compelling value and a good reason to accept its all cash offer.
The tertiary education group says Southern Business School CEO Chris Vorster will replace Chris van der Merwe as it buys out minorities in the school.
The financial services group is wrapping up the sale of its insurance businesses as it prepares to expand its employee benefits operation.
The current corporate structure has the SA gold assets at holding company level and platinum assets as subsidiaries.
The investment company says shareholders will benefit from a stake in a larger and more diversified financial services group.
If the offer proceeds, shareholders will receive R3.30 per share as well as the rights to an interim dividend if it pays one.
The investment group is making good progress with TymeBank and data network operator rain but Kropz still faces challenges.
The engineering and construction group says it is exploring alternatives after a deal to sell its Grinaker-LTA Ground Engineering business could not proceed.
The fertiliser company says the acquisition is in line with its strategy to fund its development plans cost effectively.
The group will own a smaller stake of a larger asset following a series of agreements with Shumba Energy.
New shares issued to Growthpoint will start trading on the JSE and LSE this morning.
The airline says it does not know what will happen with its settlement after the state-owned carrier was placed into business rescue.
Charles Pettit heads up Apex Partners, which has built up a stake in the engineering and capital equipment supplier.
The anti-fraud body says it is looking into the conduct by the Glencore group of companies, its officials, employees, agents and associated person.
The Wearne quarry sits adjacent to Drift Supersand, a subsidiary of Consolidated Infrastructure Group.
The minerals explorer expects to receive the results of an independent metallurgical report on its Toral project by the end of the year.
The fund manager has bucked the trend in a shrinking institutional savings market as the economy stagnate and retrenchments rise.
The property fund has maintained full-year guidance as it pays down debt incurred to grow its stake in the Fourways mall.
The group has benefited from last year’s acquisition of the remaining stake in Morocco’s Saham Finances.
The group blames weaker demand, particularly in its home market, and a rising interest bill due to higher inventory levels.
The investment group plans to divest from the US burger chain that it has spent the past six years building up.
The Botswana-based retailer is selling its SA operations for R1 and outstanding debt.
The minerals explorer says potential equity partners have indicated interest in taking stakes in its miner operating subsidiary companies.
The private education group has bought a school and two pre-schools in deals that it says are not material but are strategic.
The shipping group is also in talks with lenders to provide it with the capital it needs to acquire an additional stake in IVS Bulk.
The struggling property fund says its lenders want it to remain a listed entity as it repays debt through property disposals.
The Covent Garden landlord says a strong balance sheet and financial flexibility position it to capitalise on investment opportunities.
Shareholders will receive shares in the container group as a distribution in specie following its inward listing on the JSE.
The real estate investment trust now generates close to half its earnings from Spain, where it is well placed to deliver sustainable returns.
The power and energy infrastructure group is trying to reduce interest-bearing debt following a recapitalisation earlier this year
The group is exiting its food brand franchise businesses and will focus on luxury goods after failing to raise capital for expansion.
The Germany property owner will fund the deal with a mixture of debt and the proceeds from recent disposals.
The struggling mobile network operator has spurned a potential takeover by its rival.
Investec plans to sell a stake in Ninety One in a secondary cash placing when it lists in the middle of March.
The group says horse racing is at an unenviable juncture and that a more equitable funding dispensation is needed for the sport to survive.
A probe has found that some senior executives fiddled the books at the sugar producer and land owner, resulting in an overstatement of profit.
The construction group says it was an unwitting contributor to what may have been a slush fund for the benefit of certain Eskom executives.
The property fund says initiates taken to engage customers at its shopping centres have resulted in trading density growth.
Production was curtailed as the group redesigned the mining operation as chrome concentrate prices declined.
The agricultural group credits its ongoing diversification, growth strategy and resilience for an improvement in earnings.
The construction group has raised funding requirements as it battles to get payment from some clients.
The group says investment in its less cyclical feeds, farming and other African business should cushion the impact of weak egg prices.
Its total order book has swelled to R54.8 million after US subsidiary Clough won a large petrochemical project.
Ethos will become the new strategic equity partner and advisor to the investment group as it prepares for a R5.25 billion rights issue.
While SA sales are showing a continued improvement, its operations in Australia remain challenging.
The packaging group has been impacted by a decline in the value of the Zimbabwe currency that left it with a massive devaluation loss.
The cigarette and nicotine replacement manufacturer says it is on track for a strong year as it delivers on its priorities.
The REIT says distributable income next year will be negatively impacted by its listed investment and a major tenant failure.
A turnaround at the chemicals, fertilizer and explosives group is gaining traction following its recent rights issue.
The financial services company plans to grow organically as well as through earnings accretive acquisitions.
The coal producer faced a number of operational challenges in the first half of its financial year, leaving it with a loss.
The EasyEquities owner has narrowed its losses thanks to cost control and a big increase in revenue from the online investment platform.
Buying North American Palladium will provide geographical diversification and increased palladium exposure.
The day hospital operator is selling a quarter of Presmed Australia to management and doctors.
The oil and chemicals group has also warned of a decline in first-half earnings.
The mass-market retailer has impaired The Building Company and closed up shop in Zimbabwe after incurring a loss from its operations there.
Gearing at the engineering and capital equipment group has increased following a tax settlement with SARS in 2018.
The packaging group will report a loss from total operations due to foreign exchange losses in Zimbabwe and higher tax in Angola.
The German real estate investor says it will either buy assets using its own balance sheet or through its joint venture with AXA.
The industrial group says its priority is to turn around underperforming businesses following the disposal of its fleet management unit to Bidvest.
The real estate investment trust is bringing more of its German properties to market as it focuses on the UK industrial sector.
Full-year earnings have declined following a slower than expected recovery at its processed meats division and a challenging trading environment.
The services group says an aggressive turnaround plan under a new CEO should turn its security business around.
The groups say they plan to grow investments in food delivery as it is a sector that can be transformed by technology.
Interim results last year were impacted by a software write-off and a penalty for terminating an IT contract.
The company will report a drop in full-year earnings after missing its production targets and fetching a lower price for its chrome concentrate.
The retailer was left with too much inventory in its stores last winter, resulting in bigger markdowns and lower sales of full-priced clothing.
The specialist bank and asset manager has reported a decline in first-half earnings due to weak market conditions in the UK.
The private hospital group says it is exploring options for Scanmed after selling its stake in Max Healthcare in India this year.
The construction group says first-half earnings will be impacted by provisions and project losses totalling more than R1 billion.
The investment group has also resolved to maximise value through the realisation of assets in its portfolio over the next five years.
The furniture and appliances retailer has expanded into the upper end of the market and is also growing online sales.
The cement producer has resorted to hyperinflationary accounting for PPC Zimbabwe, while volumes in Southern Africa also declined.
With less than a month to go before the first closing date, neither side is budging in the takeover battle for Just Eat.
The fund has declared a lower combined dividend due to longer lead times on new leases, higher costs and the weak economy.
The infrastructure investor says the increase is due to the dividend income it earns from its portfolio of renewable energy assets.
The black empowerment investment holding company says its results were affected by impairments and equity losses.
Following last year's big loss and its recent capital raise, the chemicals, fertiliser and explosives group has delivered some positive news.
Baked beans was the fastest growing sales category last year, giving the food producer a welcome tail wind.
The investment manager says the challenging markets of the past five years have resulted in many attractively priced opportunities for active managers.
The self storage property fund says its defensive business model will help support it despite challenging conditions in SA and the UK.
The investment company is seeing a growing contribution Pension Insurance Corporation as British American Tobacco stays under pressure.
The investment holding companies plan to distribute their holdings in FirstRand to shareholders, while Remgro will also distribute its RMB stake.
The two mobile operators have signed an extended roaming agreement that could assist its recapitalisation, leaving Telkom out in the cold.
Candy Ventures has abandoned its plan to make an offer for Capco after it sold its Earls Court development property.
After record profit last year, the group has reported a decline in earnings as the weak consumer and high imports put pressure on prices.
The branded food producer expects to finalise the transaction early next year if it gets regulatory approval.
While acute patient day numbers declined marginally last year, its Akesa network of mental health facilities reported strong growth.
The earthmoving equipment agent generated strong free cash flows in the year to end-September.
The telecoms group is close to completing a due diligence but says any deal would hinge on Cell C reducing its debt.
The retailer has sold a UK unit to specialist retail sector investor Alteri as it reduces debt through asset sales.
Platinum producers have inked a three-year wage deal with unions without mediation or industrial action.
The group says profit will be up to 7 percent higher despite a number of negative factors that continue to hamper its performance.
The engineering and capital equipment group says profit will be significantly higher after a big tax provision affected its previous earnings.
The IT security specialist says the key drivers of the information security market remain robust.
The private hospitals group has returned to a first-half profit after adapting to a tougher regulatory environment in Switzerland.
The group has cut back on capital expenditure and will manage its working capital as it rides out weakness in dissolving wood pulp prices.
While most of its operations have performed well in a difficult trading environment, the retailer has impaired its building materials division.
European investment fund Arise may become a shareholder of reference in the niche bank and financial services group.
The cement producer says competitors have engaged in aggressive market tactics and it has also had to contend with rising imports.
The retail and wholesale group has grown earnings in a tough environment in all its geographies.
The real estate investment trust says its offshore investments supported an increase in its interim distribution.
The financial services group says its businesses have been affected differently by current economic conditions.
The residential property group says vacancies are likely to remain flat this year, with subdued rental escalations and rising costs.
The gold producer reported good momentum at most of its mines, with a higher rand gold price boosting revenue.
It is rumoured the group may make another attempt to buy Cell C to grow its mobile offering as its legacy business declines.
The iron ore producer says the bulk of its sales are outside SA but it will continue to assess the impact of the AMSA strategic review.
The specialty chemicals group says it took measures as soon as it became aware of accounting irregularities, including notifying the exchange.
The European property investor says it will grow distributions by at least 5 percent next year.
The private equity investors has benefitted from a strong performance from some of its underlying holdings.
The infrastructure group says its auditors have questioned its ability to continue as a going concern.
The mobile network operator has trimmed its interim payout but declared a special dividend as its international operations grow.
The group has reported a strong rebound in earnings thanks to a number of renewable energy contracts that are underway.
The group is selling the operation to German-based drug group Sandoz and will use the proceeds to further reduce its debt.
Just Eat has snubbed the Prosus offer, saying a merger with Takeway.com will create more value for shareholders in the long-term.
The steelmaker says there is little prospect of Saldanha Works turning around its severe financial losses in the short to medium term.
The food producer says an evaluation of its Value Added Meat Products division was delayed after the listeriosis outbreak last year.
The furniture retailer says it is considering an equity issuance as part of its overall strategy to settle litigation against it.
The pharmaceuticals manufacturer says it may sell a commercial business in the Asia Pacific region.
The luxury goods group reported double-digit sales growth in a number of markets but was hindered by recent street protests in Hong Kong.
The group has been affected by a number of factors, including six weeks of downtime at its Vanggatfontein mine due to violent protests.
The gold producer expects production to reach the top end of its forecast as South Deep makes progress.
The discount pharmacy group has reported a decline in first-half earnings despite higher revenue as it rolled out more stores.
Ahead of the peak season for retailers, the group says trading conditions have continued to tighten in its biggest market.
The retail group has grown sales by 2 percent in the first four months of its financial year and expects conditions to remain challenging.
The group reported a small increase in first-quarter sales and says earnings will be boosted by the disposal of its Australian joint venture.
The cement producer may report a first-half loss after it was forced to apply hyperinflationary accounting to its operations in Zimbabwe.
The shopping centre owner says its top priority is to fix its balance sheet as rental income comes under pressure.
Seriti Resources will make an upfront payment of R100 million for SA Energy Coal and share its free cash flow until March 2024.
The engineering and construction group expects to finalise the sale of non-core businesses by next June.
If Notable Pioneer exercises its option it will become the largest shareholder of the liquefied natural gas and helium producer.
The coal producer says the Soutpansberg right supports its strategy to become the top coking coal producer in SA.
RAC will offer minority shareholders R2.40 per share after its Livingston subsidiary increased its stake in the investment company above the mandatory threshold.
The telecoms group will report a significant decline in first-half earnings due to higher net finance charges and hedging costs.
The real estate investment trust has warned of a lower full-year payout as it converts its Pier 14 office tower into apartments.
The investment holding company says its earnings are inherently volatile and it will report a higher intrinsic net asset value.
After reporting a decline in profitability last year, the retailer has posted strong first-quarter sales at its SA stores.
The food producer has benefitted from resilient local sales and a weaker rand versus its major trading currencies.
The REIT says without action, weak local property fundamentals are likely to prevail as the economy operates in a virtual vacuum.
The property fund is finalising bulk lease renewals with the Department of Public Works as it refinances its debt.
The group has already found a buyer for Starbucks as it prepares to exit its food operations and focus on its luxury brands.
The real estate investment trust says the office building in Montague Gardens ticks all the boxes for for its Western Cape property portfolio.
The real estate investment trust has renewed or re-let expiring leases on the bulk of its properties, with an inflation-beating increase.
The discount pharmacy chain faced a number of once-off expenses, including the cost of a five-month strike.
The hotels and casinos group says its results will be affected after the worst unrest in decades disrupted the operations of Sun Dreams.
Shareholders will get a premium for their shares but the offer price is well below the all-time high.
The platinum producer expects to meet its targets despite challenges at its Mimosa and Two Rivers mines.
The gold and platinum producer says it is on track to reach its debt targets and may resume dividends at the end of next year.
The group has almost doubled profit due to a strong showing from its iron ore assets and a recovery in construction materials.
The network operator has faced challenging conditions in SA due to weak consumer demand and regulatory changes.
The logistics group expects high single-digit revenue growth and a low double-digit increase in profit this year.
The network operator has reported big increases in service revenue from its businesses in Nigeria and Ghana.
The fund says its reduced gearing following its listing and subsequent capital and its balance sheet is well-positioned for growth.
The pharmaceuticals and healthcare group has swung to a full-year loss due to hefty impairments across its business.
The real estate investment trust expects 2020 to be another challenging year, impacting its ability to grow distributions.
The group denies associate Delivery Hero was being opportunistic when it reduced its stake in rival bidder Takeaway.com.
The logistics group says recent acquisitions and a stronger offshore performance will reduce its reliance on South Africa.
The assets lie next door to the Eland mine and will positively impact its build programme and provide additional planning optionality.
The property developer and manager expects to deliver Asciopolis at the end of its 2021 financial year.
The Australian regulatory authority has told manufacturers to withdraw products containing ranitidine, including Zantac.
Its joint-CEOs have taken the fall for a significant cost overrun at its chemicals project in the US.
Although the UK chain narrowed its losses, Famous Brands does not expect Gourmet Burger Kitchen to return to profit for another two years.
The gold producer says due diligence by prospective buyers of its Mponeng mine is complete.
The poultry group says full-year earnings will decline by between 50 and 60 percent due higher feed costs and lower selling prices.
The real estate investment trust wants to ensure the optimal capital structure if a merger with Delta Property Fund goes ahead.
The consumer electronics group has introduced new ranges and is looking for more opportunities to maintain and grow its market share.
After a tough third quarter, the brewer expects only moderate group in EBITDA this year.
The industrial property company says demand is outstripping supply in the sector that it expects to be more resilient as Brexit approaches.
The pan-African property fund is adding more blue-chip tenants as it grows its portfolio across the continent.
The fishing industry has faced a challenging environment due to a reduction in allowable catch rates and unrest in Hong Kong.
The retailer and marketer of Shell and Engen-branded fuels and lubricants expects another year of strong growth in gross cash profit.
The fund has earmarked sales worth about R2.5 billion as it reduces its loan-to-value ratio.
Market share gains have helped the pharmacy, health and beauty retailer deliver double-digit earnings growth.
The ICT and electronics group is ahead of its target to double EBITDA by the end of its 2022 financial year.
The poultry and feeds group has warned of lower earnings due to a decline in egg prices and higher feed input costs.
The founders of the company have nominated new members to the Cell C board as they focus on their core business.
The private healthcare group has reported strong revenue growth at its local and international operations.
The vehicle telematics group expects double-digit growth in subscription revenue for the foreseeable future.
The wealth manager says assets under management have grown for the year despite big client outflows after a team of managers left the firm.
The wine and spirits group has grown first-quarter revenue in the single digits as it leverages current trends.
The diamond miner says it will not oppose the liquidation of West Coast Resources and will proceed with its general meeting next week.
The newly-listed group has trumped a rival bid from Takeaway.Com with its 710p per share offer.
The retailer has lifted its interim dividend by 9.5 percent after a strong first half, sending its shares as much as 13 percent higher.
The diversified miner has raised its production target for the Brazilian iron ore mine after it bounced back from its suspension last year.
The automotive group has managed to grow earnings in a declining market for new and used vehicles.
The pharmaceuticals and healthcare group has impaired its businesses due to adverse trading conditions in SA and Europe.
The fund believes demand for logistics and data centres is likely to grow in the digital economy.
Despite its focus on cash preservation, the housing developer has declared an interim payout after selling almost a quarter more apartments.
The affordable housing and memorial parks developer had suspended some of its projects to preserve cash due to the tough economic climate.
The building materials retailer has reported a small rise in first-quarter revenue, supported by new store openings.
The central London property owner says it has not yet been approached by Candy Ventures with a possible cash offer for the group.
The sports betting and horse racing group already warned it would not be in a position to pay a final dividend.
Three companies linked to Sekunjalo are looking for new auditors after BDO South Africa said it would not seek reappointment.
The property investor plans to have 60 percent of its portfolio in multi-let industrial properties by the end of March.
The lifestyle investment group bought 50 million of its own shares last week in a move that will boost shareholder returns.
Loans extended to SASSA clients declined by close to 95 percent following the switchover to the SA Post Office card.
Full-year headline earnings per share will be as much as 166 percent lower due to the treatment of loans to liquidated steelmaker Robor.
The diversified miner says exclusive negotiations with Seriti Resources have progressed and it will update investors in the December quarter.
The ICT group has benefited from a positive turnaround at Westcon International and an ongoing good performance from Logicalis.
The logistics and distribution group is expanding its customer base as the weak economy weighs on volumes.
EOH Mthombo has reached a deal to dispose of Data World Group to Terra Analytics as it works on reducing debt.
The Western Cape-focused REIT attributes its performance to demand for its high-quality rental properties.
The labour broking, outsourced services and training group has slipped into a loss due to weak conditions in SA and bad weather in Australia.
The private hospitals group has stabilised Hirslanden in Switzerland while its SA and Middle East operations have met expectations.
The platinum producer will strengthen its balance sheet with the cash it gets for selling gold upfront.
Its 2019 results were impacted by a big tax settlement with SARS over a number of historical transactions that it believed were tax compliant.
The property investment company says it has enough support to ensure that a scheme of arrangement has no prospect of succeeding.
The group has blacklisted 50 enterprise development partners and wants implicated employees arrested after reporting a full-year loss.
It says there is a reasonable prospect it can be saved as its operating subsidiaries are profitable businesses, generating large cash reserves.
The investment group says it benefited from positive results from a number of investments, offsetting a poor showing from Zeder.
Some conditions still need to me met after almost all Pioneer shareholders voted in favour of the takeover proceeding.
The logistics group says the weak economy has resulted in a decline in shipping volumes in the SA region.
The lifestyle investor plans to continue repurchasing its shares to maximise shareholder returns.
The IT group says it will revisit a dividend at the half-way stage as it tries to reducing its gearing.
Shareholders get to vote today on the US food and beverage giant's R110 per share offer.
The investment group wants shareholders to alert it to any tax exemptions ahead of a vote on its Textainer unbundling.
The property investor says it is in advanced talks regarding a potential significant direct retail property acquisition in Iberia.
Gmeiner Investment Holdings plans to take the real estate company private with its 2c per share offer after it lost its REIT status.
The food producer says it is optimistic about future growth prospects as it focuses on export growth.
The financial services group says underlying results from its operating divisions will reflect a rise of up to 15 percent.
The group is looking for acquisitions to expand its diversified financial services offering.
The group says its headline loss from continuing operations will not be as big as previously forecast.
The technology group is taking steps to reduce debt as its losses widened due to the cost of restructuring.
The paper and packaging company says lower average selling prices offset some of the benefits of its ongoing profit improvement initiatives.
The specialist logistics property group says demand from e-commerce and large logistics companies has supported growth in distributable earnings.
Its wealth and insurance operations compensated for a disappointment performance from asset management.
The poultry producer says full-year earnings will be up to 60 percent down on its 2018 record.
The technology services group has already warned of a full-year loss and the suspicious transactions could make it worse.
The affordable housing developer suspended operations on some projects to preserve cash, impacting profit for the period.
After warning of a first-half loss, the group is putting corrective measures in place, including an immediate search for a suitable CEO.
Despite reporting lower full-year production, it says work done over the past year provides it with a clear path to meet its targets.
The bank will use Mercantile as a springboard into business banking as it targets the SME market.
The UK regional shopping centre owner has asked for the deadline for a possible offer to be extended by nine days as talks reach an advanced...
The real estate investment trust has been filling vacancies at its 24 Central property in Sandton.
The metals recycler says its first-half performance was hampered by floods in KwaZulu-Natal and subdued commodity prices.
The investment group has added a big shareholding in the restaurant group to its investments in other lifestyle businesses.
The investment company says it will distribute up to R4.75 billion to shareholders if the PepsiCo takeover of Pioneer Foods proceeds.
The payment solutions company has exercised an option to take a majority stake in the Liechtenstein-based bank.
The distribution and logistics group has coped with a stagnant economy by trimming costs and expanding its customer base.
The pharmacy and health and beauty retailer expects to beat its own full-year earnings forecast.
Non-executive director Geoffrey Carter quit after he said his position had been compromised to a point of no return.
The healthcare investment company has made 12 acquisitions as it makes its presence felt in the healthcare sector.
The mandatory offer was triggered after CEO Zak Calisto's investment company took a 68% stake in the group.
The sugar producer and land owner says an internal review process has been complex and extensive, going back some six years.
Buying North American Palladium will provide geographical diversification and increased palladium exposure.
The restaurant group will report a big rise in first-half earnings after a hefty impairment last year.
The group is selling its stake in Monteagle Africa to customer SPAR.
Drought and flooding in Australia are just a couple of the factors that have impacted its first-half earnings.
The gold and platinum producer plans to list a new holding company, which will acquire Sibanye Gold.
The group will use the proceeds from the sale to redeem a corporate bond, strengthen its balance sheet and free up management time.
The group has sold its Mechanical and Electrical business to a black consortium as it continues to dispose of non-core operations.
The group will report a much-improved start to its financial year thanks to work on renewable energy projects.
The investment holding company says its portfolio continues to feel the impact of tough conditions in the food and related business sector.
The financial services group says community unrest resulted in an 80 percent decline in production at its commodities trading business.
The ICT company expects to report a big increase in first-half earnings as the recovery at Westcon International continues.
Current liabilities exceed current assets but the group has put its retirement villages business up for sale as it focuses on education.
The investment company says it was unable to commit any further capital to support the steelmaker, particularly as it was a non-core asset.
The fleet management and vehicle recovery group has benefitted from a strong rise in subscriber numbers over the past year.
Bidcorp says the QSR contract logistics market is non-core which is why it is selling Best Foods Logistics.
The pharmaceuticals and healthcare group has blamed the complexities of accounting for discontinued operations and new reporting standards.
The German-focused property group has a pipeline of acquisitions lined up and is also growing its Titanium joint venture.
The telecommunications solutions company is cash generative due to its annuity-based business model.
The mining exploration company will soon be able to make an initial determination of the lead, zinc and silver at its Toral project.
The platinum producer is closer to commissioning its 1-million tonne per year mine outside Rustenburg.
The German investment company has dropped its hostile takeover bid but will remain a significant shareholder in the local company.
The group appealed a High Court ruling that return back an additional payment it received for biometrical registrations of social grant recipients.
The coal producer says it expects to start Phase 1 of the project before the end of March.
The pan-African real estate company says currency headlines and the costs of corporate activity reined in its total shareholder return.
After paying a 4c interim dividend, the specialty chemicals group said it had deferred consideration of a final payout due to buyout talks.
The group plans to repurchase shares in an odd-lot offer and will unbundle its Textainer holding to shareholders.
The group made a strong comeback in the second half of the year and has implemented measures to safeguard its operations.
The group has swung to a loss due to mark-to-market losses on its equity portfolio and weaker results from its motor books.
The coloured gemstone miner says it will announce what it plans to do with its surplus money at the end of next month.
The investment group says the value of its equity investments declined as markets and business confidence came under intense strain.
The dairy and drinks group says all conditions for its takeover have been fulfilled.
The shopping centre owner says an assessment by BDO puts the Comprop buyout offer at the lower end of a fair range.
The packaging group has sold its glass unit to a joint venture between Kwande Capital and SA Breweries.
The payment systems group says it has now stabilised its SA business and is focused on turning a profit next year.
The prepaid services and telecoms group has reported a significant full-year loss largely due to its investment in Cell C.
The bank plans to open more branches and is preparing to integrate Mercantile Bank as it expands into business banking.
The fund suspended trading in its shares as it raised new capital to pay for three industrial properties in Australia.
The increase in tenant failures and business rescues is one of the most significant risks facing the Fund.
Despite ongoing challenging retail conditions in the UK, the retailer says Office has been suitably stabilised.
The dairy and drinks group says the scheme is progressing but it reserves its right to appeal new restrictions.
The group says the restructuring is aimed at ensuring the sustainability of Marikana, which is not a going concern as an independent entity.
Budweiser APAC is expected to make its debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange next Monday.
The group has impaired its Agri and Water businesses due to the difficult trading environment and subdued outlook.
The packaging group has partly offset currency volatility and weak demand with operational efficiencies.
OUTsurance subsidiary Youi plans to focus its attention on its Australian business.
The platinum producer will report a big improvement in first-half earnings as it progresses with the development of the Bakubung platinum mine.
The capital growth fund planned to use the proceeds to pay down its debt.
The mining services group says earnings for the year to end-June will be up, but its headline loss will widen.
The chemicals, fertiliser and explosives group says its R2 billion capital raise was fully subscribed.
Former Absa veteran Louis von Zener will chair Tongaat as it takes steps to sort out its accounts and turn around its business.
The investment group plans to slash debt, cut costs and restructuring its investment portfolio.
The burger chain has turned a profit, while the group cut its losses by liquidating some loss-making investments.
Uncertainty around Brexit and global trade wars have impacted investment banking fees and trading income at its UK Specialist Banking business.
The coloured gemstones miner is still intent on a London listing by the end of the year so it can reach a wider pool of international...
Roland van Wijnen takes over next month after receiving a permit to work in SA.
The industrial property owner wants three-fifths of its portfolio to consist of multi-let industrial properties by the end of March.
The retailer launched an internal investigation following allegations of non-compliance with its code of conduct by two managers and a supplier.
The Gauteng High Court set the contract aside in July due to tender irregularities.
The real estate investment trust has trimmed its dividend by 20 percent due to tough conditions in SA and the UK.
Trading losses and impairments at the mobile network operator are largely to blame for an expected loss at Blue Label.
The real estate investment trust grew its 2019 distribution by over 10 percent on a comparable basis.
The printing and publishing group says it has shown some resilience by posting a relatively small decline in headline earnings.
The company only expects to see the benefits of key strategic initiatives next year.
The group has resumed dividend payments and says it is in a good position to benefit from the current gold price environment.
The group’s Demaneng mine has benefitted from a strong rise in iron ore prices this year.
The real estate investment trust will use the proceeds from the sale to reduce debt as it focuses on more lucrative sectors.
The coloured gemstone group says revenue from its ruby mine in Mozambique declined in the first half of its financial year.
The JSE has warned the group that it will suspend its shares or even remove them if its results are not out this month.
The coal and heavy minerals producer is buying out its joint venture partner in Cennergi.
The niche banking group says it has decided to retain more capital than previously, resulting in a reduced payout.
The tailings processor says the project has received keen interest from other miners who want to process their metal at its refinery.
The airline has reported a sharp rise in earnings due to its settlement with SAA over anti-competitive behaviour.
The capital equipment and services group says it continues to pursue identified opportunities after taking a knock on the zinc project.
The gases group says it will continue to focus on specific growth opportunities as the local economy remains under pressure.
The food producer is selling more higher-margin products globally and has been assisted by a weaker rand.
Sasol has benefitted from a sharp rise in the price of oil following weekend attacks on facilities in Saudi Arabia.
The poultry and feeds group will report lower full-year earnings as egg prices continue to decline.
The group says low business confidence levels and consumer caution will continue to constrain growth.
The ICT group says it remains cautiously optimistic despite being surrounded by despondency due to the weak trading environment.
Reports say the new government in Papua New Guinea wants to retain two-fifths of the gold from Wafi-Golpu
The financial services group says a second letter terminating Peter Moyo’s contract remains valid and he is not welcome in the building.
The Medscheme owner has made a number of purchases as it grows its retail business.
Its shares have jumped following a series of transactions as it establishes a cannabis businesses.
The shopping centre owner says the attraction of bricks and mortar stores complemented by unique experiential offerings continue to attract customers
The property fund says weak macro-economic conditions in SA and the UK have had a big impact on its 2019 dividend.
News reports say the flotation could be announced as early as next week, with the share sale aimed at paying down debt.
The shopping centre owner says the ball is in Comprop’s court as it waits for it to address its concerns.
The restaurant group has reported a healthy rise in earnings as it grows its global franchise.
Positive revaluations of data network operator Rain and digital bank TymeBank made up for weaker valuations on other investments.
To avoid penalising innocent shareholders further, the FSCA has remitted a portion of an administrative penalty.
The plastics manufacturer says the sector is likely to remain volatile and it will buy back some of its undervalued shares.
The stock traded almost a third above its indicative reference price in early trade, valuing the company at over 120 billion euros.
The real estate investment trust says its 2020 dividend will be nominally higher at best.
The shopping centre owner reported a first-half loss due to a fall in property valuations, driven by negative sentiment towards the sector.
The restaurant group says its first-half results will be satisfactory, with revenue in line with expectations.
The casino and quick service restaurant group expects to report a improvement in full-year profit.
The specialty chemicals group, which may be bought out, says it remains positioned for growth despite a difficult trading environment.
The pharmaceuticals maker has slashed debt by more than a quarter after selling assets and boosting its cash flow.
The drilling services specialist reported a decline in first-half dollar earnings as it battled a number of headwinds including a firmer rand.
The real estate investment trust has raised its full-year dividend by more than expected but says Edcon will weigh on its next payout.
The group has reported a mixed performance from its portfolio of investments due to higher claims and investment spend at Discovery and OUTsurance.
Community Property Company has challenged Safari to publish letters from shareholders it claims are against the buyout.
As part of its Winning Cities strategy, the group has been redeploying the proceeds from property sales into higher growth sectors.
The consumer goods group says its business has remained resilient in tough times and it starts the new year from a sound operating base.
The security gate specialist says middle-income SA customers have cut back on spending, but it is making headway elsewhere.
The heavy equipment maker says its diversification has helped cushion it from weak conditions in its home market.
The staffing and training solutions group says its growing diversification will add a layer of protection in the future.
Media reports say private equity investors may be preparing to bid for the beleaguered shopping centre owner.
An analyst said he would expect an offer to come in at between R2.25 and R2.50 per share.
The group will only release its financials by the end of October due to an in-depth investigation of its Lake Charles project.
The ICT and electronics group says a forensic probe picked up an estimated R23 million in procurement deviations.
The Polish shopping centre owner is close to achieving its aim of having 28 shopping centres in its portfolio by the end of next year.
The group may consider investments in businesses where partnerships with entrepreneurial and industry-disruptive management teams can add value.
The ICT products and services group says investments of the past six years are starting to make a meaningful contribution to revenue and earnings.
The banking group has grown earnings and its dividend despite subdued growth and rising risks.
The platinum producer blames uncertain and volatile conditions and the ongoing restructuring of its Rustenburg mines.
The group is selling its assets in Africa outside SA due to a difficult trading and declining property prices.
The purchase of the remainder of the Moroccan business last year contributed to a decent rise in operating profit.
The documents storage business reported a much stronger second half and said the benefits would continue to flow through.
The group has benefited from high iron ore prices and a weak rand but says geopolitical risks are weighing on global commodity markets.
The financial services group says a temporary decline in earnings has been addressed and it expects profit growth to return to normal.
The food producer and importer says capex projects completed last year helped lift its performance.
The financial services group has benefited from lower impairments after improving its credit processes.
The insurance group says it remains committed to its three-year earnings target.
The group says last year’s earnings included a big gain after it deconsolidated the container group from its accounts.
The asset manager and stockbroker has grown assets strongly since December due to a shift to safe interest rate products.
The pharmaceuticals group expects to report a fall in annual earnings but has slashed debt following asset disposals.
The engineering and construction group says a number of new large public sector contacts could reignite the local industry.
Holders of the B shares will get less than previously forecast next year due to impairments on development land.
The mine tailings retreatment specialist has quadrupled its dividend due to rising production and a stronger gold price.
The retailer says cash turnover has grown strongly as the year gets underway but it is closing the credit taps.
The group will retain its primary JSE listing and its share capital will not be affected by the secondary listing.
The building materials retailer expects trading conditions to remain challenging but will continue with its store expansion and relocation strategy.
The life assurer doesn’t expect a significant financial impact from litigation over its decision to fire Peter Moyo as its CEO.
The industrial group has grown earnings following strong performances from its services businesses.
The hotels and casinos group plans a comprehensive review of Sun City due to falling occupancies.
A big rise in earnings at subsidiary Sea Harvest helped offset the cost of exiting the consortium that is taking Clover private.
The branded food producer has impaired its Sugar business due to what it sees as a permanent reduction in local demand.
The platinum producer bought 13.7 million preference shares from the Public Investment Corporation in a move that should benefit shareholders.
The diversified miner says it continues to benefit from portfolio diversification with a strong performance from its iron ore operations.
After a big first-half decline, the financial services group’s full-year earnings won’t be down as much.
Shareholders could be in for a special dividend or buyback as the group exits its investment in the limited payout machine operator.
The fleet management and vehicle recovery group says it will grow full-year revenue in the double digits.
The property developer plans to preserve cash even as sales of its sectional title units improve.
The retail group has more than halving the value of its investment in the Australian chain, which has been hit by a cyclical downturn.
The mass retailer and wholesaler has swung to a loss due to constrained consumers and internal missteps.
The private education group is growing its mid-fee schools as emigration and affordability impact premium campuses.
With the strike over and the inclusion of Lonmin, the group says it may resume dividend payments next year.
The retailer has reported a rise in revenue despite current challenges thanks to Pepkor Europe and Pepkor Africa.
After a relatively benign start to 2018, the insurer faced big claims for fire and hail damage this year.
The automotive group expects solid financial results for 2020, subject to stable currencies and SA retaining its investment grade rating.
The food services group says the UK and Eastern Europe delivered strong performances, while SA showed a recovery.
Shares in the pharmaceuticals manufacturer jumped after it reported a strong increase in annual earnings.
The wine and spirits group has reported strong growth in Africa but was hit by currency issues in Angola and Zimbabwe.
The engineering and construction group is positioning itself for more big contract wins in the natural resources sector.
The discount pharmacy chain has also benefitted from a bigger increase in the Single Exit Price for drugs.
The platinum producer is buying the Kwanda North and Central Block rights from Atlatsa, which is in the process of delisting from the JSE.
The logistics group says the benefits of a big reorganisation should reflect in its bottom line in the year ahead.
The mine tailings re-treatment specialist has benefitted from a higher gold price and the inclusion of Far West Gold Recoveries.
The black empowerment investment group says its interim loss and headline loss will be lower, partly due to its Sea Harvest investment.
The group has also recognised a fair-value loss on its dollar convertible bonds due to a rally in its share price this year.
More than a quarter of the retail property owner’s shareholders say they won’t support Comprop’s proposed R5.90 per share offer.
The private education group has grown student numbers and earnings following a spate of acquisitions.
The oil and chemicals group has revised its earnings guidance for the project lower due to problems at the Ethane Cracker.
The logistics group continues to benefit from positive momentum in the commodities cycle as consumer-facing business come under pressure.
The property owner says it has had more visits to its shopping centre as retail spending by Eastern Europeans grows.
The platinum producer says its current capital structure, project commitments and the difficult economy preclude the payment of a cash dividend.
The aluminium products manufacturer says it has taken corrective action after a number of factors impacted interim earnings.
With its non-core businesses held for sale, the freight and financial services group is focused on trade corridors and finance.
Investors will get one share in Prosus for each Naspers share they hold when it lists next month.
The specialised engineering and construction group expects a rebound in annual earnings and says its order book remains strong.
The life assurer and asset manager served CEO Peter Moyo with a further notice terminating his employment.
The diversified mining group says selling its SA coal operations will strengthen its balance sheet and improve margins.
The budget retailer says an imbalance in its clothing assortment resulted in bigger markdowns but it is seeing a spring recovery.
The tile maker and retailer said it ended the year with cash in excess of its requirements.
The resources group has benefited from increased income from its investments and selling down its Tronox stake.
The private education and staffing group will report an increase in earnings when it publishes its interim results at the end of the month.
The mining holding company says full-year headline earnings will rise by as much as 28%.
The group says it is normal to engage with investors after making an announcement and they weren’t privy to any price sensitive information.
The construction and infrastructure group’s business rescue practitioners says they will present a rescue plan on 30 August.
The investment group says annual earnings will be higher helped by an improvement at its Queenspark fashion chain.
The packaging maker and recycler has reported a sharp dip in earnings after a strike affected its business trading period.
The supermarket chain says an improvement in fourth-quarter sales has continued into its new financial year.
The gold producer says it is well positioned to benefit from the uplift in gold prices.
The diversified miner has increased its final payout by more than expected despite disappointing growth in earnings for the year.
The industrial group has reported a 31% dip in net profit partly due to charges associated with an empowerment deal last year.
The diversified mining group will report lower basic earnings after impairing Nkomati Nickel and its investment in Malaysia’s Sakura Ferroalloys.
The group has delayed the release of its annual results as it assesses the value of its investment in the mobile network operator.
The engineering and construction has attributed a fall of as much as 40% in profit to losses taken on an Australian roads project.
Mitchell Slape will take control at the ailing retailer the day after it reports an operating loss due to weak sales growth and rising expenses.
The logistics company says buying MLG Maritime Cargo Logistics will increase its presence along key international trade routes.
The life assurer says first-half earnings will decline by up to 35% due to once-off charges linked to a recent empowerment deal.
The group has delayed the release of its results due to problems at the US project but does not expect further cost overruns.
The medical aid administrator says the rollout will take place over an extended period and there will still be a place for private health insurance.
The private education group expects to report a rise of as much as 50% in interim earnings.
The hotels group says it is working on growing market share in a depressed environment.
Impairments on discontinued operations will result in an interim loss but its continuing businesses have done well despite the weak economy.
The logistics group expects to reported lower earnings with no quick recovery due to weak economic conditions in SA and Europe.
The retailer has impaired its investment in the UK shoe chain but is not contemplating a major financial restructuring of the business.
The gold producer expects its cash-generating ability to continue increasing as it reduces capex and gets more out of new projects.
The platinum producer will report a return to profitability thanks to higher prices for its metal and an improved operational performance.
The food producer is impairing its sugar business due to the impact of the Health Promotion Levy.
The gold producer has benefitted from the full-year inclusion of its Moab Khotsong and Hidden Valley mines as well as lower impairments.
The pharmaceuticals group will pay £8 million and ensure competition in the supply of the medicine used to treat Addison’s Disease.
The group says it has benefited from operational improvements but looming wage talks are clouding its outlook for the rest of the year.
The private schools group says its focus will be on increasing its existing capacity rather than greenfield campuses.
The real estate investment trust says investments in the US and in residential property have made it more defensive.
The coal producer says a bigger contribution from its equity-accounted investments has compensated for weaker coal sales.
Safari says its independent board is now in a position to properly engage with Comprop on its rival bid for the property group.
The banking group says a bigger share of the retail market helped prop up interim earnings.
The furniture retailer says its only hope for survival is to become a pure investment holding company focused on the retail sector.
The industrial group says costs associated with the empowerment deal stripped 7.3c from earnings per share.
The group says the unprecedented three-month plastic industry strike and a stagnant economy are to blame for a decline in its performance.
Ingham Analytics says unless rand weakness is maintained over an extended period, Kumba’s earnings are likely to come under pressure.
Shareholders who do not take up the deeply discounted rights shares face dilution.
The group has improved its profit margins but has been impacted by impairments and the adoption of new accounting standards.
The project is Clough USA’s first major contract since the group was established in North America.
The shipping group expects to take delivery of the IVS Prestwick vessel next month as it bulks up its fleet.
The investment holding company says a number of its listed investments should show an improvement in the period ahead.
The platinum producer says its two mines reported solid operating performances as it benefitted from higher metals prices.
Shareholders on the Naspers register this Friday will be allowed to vote on its plan to list Prosus in Amsterdam next month.
The bank's operations outside SA have reported a strong rise in profit, compensating for flat earnings in its home market.
Revenue from the network operator's businesses in Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda compensated for muted growth in its home market.
The gold producer says it has received strong interest in its remaining SA gold mine after reporting a strong first half performance.
The mining group's US platinum operations bounced back in the three months to June as its SA gold mines recovered from a five-month strike.
The wine and spirits maker has impaired its Angolan investment and recognised a credit loss provision in Zimbabwe due to currency issues.
The packaging and recycling group says improvements to its business have more than offset the challenging trading environment.
The commodities group says it has taken measures to address challenges at its copper and cobalt operations and plans to halt production at Mutanda.
The tile manufacturer will still report a rise in full-year earnings despite a significant deterioration in trading conditions since April.
The retailer says it has continued to grow its share of the market through its pricing strategy and value approach.
The group expects to list Investec Asset Management on the London and Johannesburg bourses in the first quarter of next year.
The platinum producer has been hit with higher cash costs and levels of depreciation due to the ramp-up of its Styldrift project.
Excluding a sizeable tax adjustment, the private schools group will report single digit profit growth.
The deal is just the latest to be announced as consolidation in the property sector accelerates.
The engineering and capital equipment group’s listing will take the number of securities trading on A2X to 28.
Buying the shares will reduce its Zambezi preference share liability and the dividends it pays on them.
The bank says structural reforms need to be tackled more urgently to avoid a downgrade, which would result in lower growth and more job losses.
Global uncertainty has curtailed demand, resulting in a surplus of ferrochrome on the market.
Shareholders are likely to get an extra distribution after the wealth manager sold its non-core life assurance business.
The metals group says its processing projects are tracking ahead of schedule as it diversifies its earnings base.
The real estate investment trusts are cutting their exposure to Africa outside SA due to difficult trading conditions and declining property prices.
The seafood and fisheries group will benefit from last year’s acquisition of Viking Fishing.
The REIT says proposals from Dipula and Emira are not in its best interests as Rory Mackey agrees to stay on for another year.
The investment holding company has returned to profitability following the disposal of Radiant Group.
The shopping centre owner says its focus on community centres has helped it weather slower consumer spending and structural changes in the retail sector.
The gold producer will report a near doubling in normalised earnings when it releases its interim results next week.
The technology services group has appointed a chief risk officer to its board on top of other measures taken to improve its corporate governance.
Investors will receive shares in Prosus unless they choose to receive more Naspers stock instead. Either way, there are capital gains tax implications.
The retailer has impaired its investment in the department store chain due to a poor performance and ongoing weakness in the Australian retail sector.
The group says the impairments are unlikely to be as big as those made at the half year stage as it scrutinises its balance sheet.
The steel producer says the new carbon tax will make it even less competitive as imports are exempt.
The life assurer and asset manager has reported a strong rise in first-half earnings but has kept its dividend unchanged.
The group is converting capacity towards packaging to lessen the impact of weak graphic paper markets.
Although production declined marginally in the first half of its financial year, its earnings were boosted by once-off factors.
The steel producer plans to cut jobs as part of a large-scale restructuring of its operations aimed at reducing costs.
The bank says it will make its policy on lending to coal mining operations public once it has been through the appropriate processes.
The shopping centre owner says radical transformation is needed as more retailers struggle to remain relevant.
The commodities producer and trader says its African copper business missed expectations, while it has taken a $350 million paper loss on cobalt inventories.
The retailer and wholesale group expects to report an interim operating loss of up to R30 million as sales weakened and expenses rose.
Fourth-quarter sales at the supermarket group were particularly strong, but not enough to boost full-year earnings.
Steven Joffe will take over on 1 January from Arnold Goldstone, who will become non-executive chairman of Kian Ann Engineering.
The coal miner expects the development of the hard coking coal project to make it the pre-eminent SA producer.
The stock exchange operator says CEO Nicky-Newton King will be replaced by former JSE executive Leila Fourie when she retires.
Private equity fund Apis is subscribing for shares in the financial services group and may extend an offer to minority shareholders.
The shopping centre owner says the quality of its properties have helped cushion it against the tough economy.
The UK shopping centre owner has reported a loss after lowering the value of its properties.
Almost all votes cast at last week’s general meeting were in favour of issuing new shares as the group grapples with high debt.
Its shares are worth less than half their value of two years ago despite the positive effects of a restructuring.
The telecommunications solutions company has declared a 1.5c per share dividend although its 2019 earnings have tumbled more than 90%.
The construction group has raised R120 million of ring-fenced project capital as part of a larger funding plan.
The empowerment group expects to incur once-off costs running into the millions following its decision to withdraw from the transaction.
The R1.94 billion disposal forms part of its strategy to focus on its employee benefits business.
The group says the buyback recognises the resilience of its position and builds upon the $3.4 billion returned to shareholders since mid-2017.
Despite a higher rand-oil price, the group will report a fall in full-year earnings after writing own its assets by R18.1 billion.
The mobile network operator anticipated slower growth in SA due to new data regulations, price cuts and the weak economy.
The brewer had its best quarterly beer sales in over five years in the three months to end-June.
The London property owner plans to list Covent Garden as a separate REIT while it mulls expressions of interest in Earls Court.
The automotive components and energy storage business has flagged a rise of as much as 23% in first-half earnings.
The chemicals and explosives group expects the benefits of realignment projects to outweigh the costs in the second half of its financial year.
The branded consumer goods group says the difficult trading environment has limited sales growth.
The electronics group says impairments, increased provisions and legal fees have pushed it into the red.
The black-owned financial services group plans to list on A2X markets at the end of the month as it progresses to the JSE’s Main Board.
The paper and packaging group says underlying earnings rose by up to a third, supported by its containerboard operations.
Close to 100% of the bondholders have accepted, or indicated their interest in, an early offer to convert their bonds to equity.
The iron ore producer has raised its payout ratio due to its strong cash position.
The trading statement came ahead of the suspension of Mondi Ltd shares as the group starts operating under a single holding company.
The investment group has reported a decline in its net asset value due to continued pressure on the share price of British American Tobacco.
The investment group has disposed of most of its listed investments as it returns capital to shareholders.
The platinum producer has warned of bigger first-half losses despite record production.
Shareholders holding 55.7% of Safari have agreed to support a R1.83 billion buyout instead of a merger with Fairvest Properties.
Following a strong first-half, the platinum producer says there are further opportunities to unlock full potential from its operations.
The residential property fund says the 225 units at Midrand Village do not fit the typical profile of properties it includes in its portfolio.
Fourth quarter sales at the building materials retailer have help support an otherwise tough year.
The brewer will use the proceeds to pay down debt after postponing the listing of its Asia Pacific subsidiary due to market conditions.
The Competition Commission has recommended that the deal be approved, conditional on the preservation of jobs and local procurement.
The chrome and ferrochrome producer says it was affected by substantially lower chrome ore and ferrochrome prices in the first half of the year.
The Competition Commission believes ATON’s acquisition of the local group could potentially throttle competition in the sector.
PepsiCo says the deal is a vote of confidence in SA and could help attract further foreign direct investment to the country.
A mandatory offer was triggered after CEO Zak Calisto’s investment company took a 68% stake in the group
The luxury goods group says Japanese and Chinese sales were particularly strong, while protests in Hong Kong affected its business there.
The life assurer expects a strong rise in first-half earnings due to stronger equity markets and a continued turnaround of its business.
The diversified miner says it is on track to meet this year’s production target as Minas-Rio ramps up production ahead of schedule.
The Department of Mineral Resources has granted its unconditional consent for the transfer of the mining rights to RBPlat.
The group says it is not ruling out an appeal after the High Court set the contract aside due to tender irregularities.
The chemicals and explosives group says once-off restructuring costs will be offset by the resultant benefits.
The world’s biggest mining company reported a strong fourth quarter after a cyclone disrupted its Australian iron ore operations in March.
The platinum producer wants to use the tailwind of higher rand PGM prices to reduce debt and optimise its balance sheet.
A report by ENS has uncovered unsubstantiated payments, tender irregularities and other unethical business deals in public sector business.
Shareholders are in line for a bigger dividend as the group benefits from higher rand PGM prices and a recent restructuring.
AFI Europe has exclusivity for eight weeks to conduct a due diligence exercise on the €309 million office portfolio.
The company says it has not experienced material benefits from being on the JSE and delisting will allow it to focus on its performance.
The brewer said the decision not to proceed with the public offering was partly due to prevailing market conditions.
Bidvest will pay an enterprise value of R3.1 billion for the fleet management and logistics business.
The R245 million facility will be used to develop the west pit and modify the existing Vele Colliery processing plant.
It was suggested that Pioneer may be about to make an acquisition or that Zeder could unbundle its stake in the food producer.
The two divisional CEOs resigned with immediate effect ahead of the release of a report into public sector contracts.
The gold producer has benefited from a restructuring but says protest action at its Barberton Mine has resulted in lost production days.
Losses have narrowed but unless it’s given the space to stabilise its business, its ability to continue as a going concern will be hampered.
The aluminium products manufacturer is looking for new markets due to a decline in demand from the US and carmakers.
The real estate investment trust blames its stake in the UK shopping centre owner for its depressed share price.
The sports betting and horse racing group says it won’t be in a position to pay a final dividend as conditions continue to deteriorate.
The paper and packaging group will start trading under a single holding company structure at the end of the month.
Sales at the retailer’s Fashion, Beauty and Home divisions have picked up but conditions in Australia remain challenging.
The packaging group says it and the prospective buyer are fully committed to concluding the transaction.
Cell C’s biggest shareholder says no material concerns or issues have been uncovered in a “deep dive” into the network operator's business practices.
In the latest proposed merger in the property sector, the real estate investment trust says there’s compelling rationale for a tie-up.
The steel producer says cost-saving initiatives won’t be enough to counter the significant challenges it faces.
The platinum and chrome producer has reported an increase in third-quarter chrome production following a pit redesign.
In a structured equity transaction, Kuwait’s Cale Street Investments will pay £186.3 million for half of the intu Derby shopping centre.
The energy company says the change in approach to its application has provided further clarity on its coal to power project in that country.
The property fund will use the proceeds of £12 million to pay down debt and fund capex requirements.
The industrial group hasn’t received the subscription price from its prospective empowerment partner.
After a year and a half in the job, Philip Dieperink is vacating his position and will be replaced by operations director Theodore de Klerk.
The platinum producer is the JSE’s top performer this year, buoyed by higher metals prices and an operational turnaround.
The ICT group says their combined portfolio will offer a better range of services and solutions to local and international customers.
The Australian minerals explorer has also received environmental authorisation for its Prieska Zinc-Copper Project in the Northern Cape.
Arrowhead’s reverse take-over of Gemgrow is expected to benefit both sets of shareholders and improve liquidity and access to capital markets.
The pharmaceuticals group says it’s now in a position to explore options with other potential partners for its European pharmaceuticals business.
The diamond producer says operating in an unlisted environment would reduce costs, while shareholders would get the chance to exit at a premium.
The engineering and construction group will use the proceeds to strengthen its financial position and reduce debt as it’s turnaround continues.
Chief financial officer Tiffany Purves will take on a dual role while the investment group looks for a replacement CEO.
The wealth manager is undertaking a strategic view of its Old Mutual Wealth Life Assurance business which could lead to its disposal.
The bank says taking a secondary listing for its three precious-metal ETFs will help reduce overall costs for investors.
SAA’s settlement over anti-competitive behaviour will lift Comair’s headline earning’s by 277c per share.
The logistics group says the transactions will bolster its position in the refrigerated and retail sectors.
The group’s Kamoto Copper Company has asked armed forces near its mines to exercise restraint against illegal artisanal in the area.
The construction materials and commodities group has ended talks to buy the ASX-listed coal producer for R2.1 billion.
The group says it has assessed a report by law firm ENSafrica and will make the relevant findings public later this month.
The resignation of the construction group’s auditors follows the departure last week of its chair and three other non-executive directors.
Due to the illiquid nature of the AIM-listed group’s shares, Astoria said selling its stake was in the best interests of shareholders.
The furniture retailer has gone to court to recoup payments made to its former CEO and CFO.
The retailer's shares fell after it confirmed talks to restructure debt at its UK shoe chain as difficult trading conditions continue.
The “friendly merger” of the two real estate investment trusts is expected to result in immediate cost savings and improved funding costs over time.
The technology services group says it will still be able to participate in CCS’s growth as it gains more international exposure.
The group is cancelling its existing share incentive scheme following the sale of its media assets to Lebashe Investments.
The services group says it’s retaining cash and reducing debt but will reassess its position in six months time.
The group says Apex’s services will help facilitate and support its own investment activities.
The group says a new class of “B” shares will align the long-term interest of its corporate advisor with those of its investors.
The industrial group says the government needs to implement measures to kick-start the economy.
The roads, construction and civil engineering group says skilled employees are emigrating due to economic challenges and the weak construction sector.
The real estate investment trusts are scaling back their exposure to Africa outside SA after writing down the value of their properties.
The data management group hasn’t declared a 2019 dividend but says payouts are likely in the future due to improved operating conditions.
The group says it’s confident it can continue as a going concern due to shareholder support and a planned capital raise.
The group is moving to smaller premises after laying off most of its employees a year after entering rehabilitation.
Fifteen months on, the German firm has extended its offer to M&R’s minorities by another three months due to delays in getting regulatory approval.
The restaurant franchisor wants to repurchase the 10% held by the casino and fast-food group before a five-year lock-in expires.
The cement producer has cut overhead costs and improved its cash flow, helping it to reduce its SA debt.