22 August 2018
Shares in the supermarket group fell sharply after it reported a drop in earnings and a lower dividend.
The retail giant says the impact of deflation on sales growth is starting is starting to decline, with last month’s sales particularly strong.
A strong performance from its automotive division resulted in record revenue from the motor and logistics group.
The company says there are downside risks to the global growth outlook this year due to rising trade protectionism.
The gold producer aims to lift production in the year ahead by 18% helped by the inclusion of Moab Khotsong and Hidden Valley.
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21 August 2018
The oil and chemicals group says the US chemicals project will transform its earnings profile.
The outgoing CEO says production at the gold miner is strong, costs are improving and its pipeline is well stocked.
It will use the proceeds to reinforce its balance sheet and accelerate growth in its classifieds, online food delivery and fintech businesses.
The platinum producer was been affected by impairments, a deferred tax charge and retrenchment costs.
The property fund owns 18.6% of Rebosis and expects a larger decline in its full-year dividend following a rebase of Rebosis’s earnings.
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20 August 2018
A vague cautionary announcement on Friday has raised speculation that moves are afoot to offload its ailing Gourmet Burger Kitchen subsidiary.
The furniture group’s shares jumped as much as 27% after it confirmed that the restructuring would be launched within the three-month deadline.
The real estate investment trust says the distribution of its Fortress stake to investors will affect future dividends.
The branded food producer and distributor has also been affected by lower margin business and share dilution after this year’s IPO.
The gold producer says impairments, a translation loss on dollar debt and lower derivate gains will deplete full-year earnings.
The company said the effects of the business rescue proceedings instituted at Esor Construction on the listed holding company were not known.
Pretoria's man in Caracas has retracted his offer to help Venezuela fight off a feared American invasion.
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17 August 2018
The bank says a growing number of customers are opting for digital banking channels, in South Africa and the rest of Africa.
The clothing and homeware chain is expanding its online offering as retailers battle to get feet through doors.
The gold producer has reported a first-half loss after impairing South Deep as it prepares to lay off workers.
The group says full-year earnings will be up to 37% lower due to higher costs and the impact of the listeriosis product recall.
A strong performance more than offset the Turkish Lira’s slide but the group is being cautious with capital for the rest of the year.
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16 August 2018
The Chinese Internet and gaming giant reported revenue and profit that fell short of expectations.
The property fund says due to an oversupply of offices it’s had to reduce rentals and provide tenants with more incentives.
After a strong first half, the construction and engineering firm expects full-year earnings to be more than 20% higher.
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