01 September 2020
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The hotel and gaming group says there will be no quick recovery to previous trading levels but it will continue to reduce debt.
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The branded food producer has maintained its annual dividend despite the impact of Covid-19 on its business.
The private education and resourcing group says its schools division reported an improved performance due to measures taken before the pandemic.
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The energy and chemicals group says it has insurance cover as its manufacturing facilities in Lake Charles remain closed.
The mining company says higher PGM and iron ore prices made up for a decline in manganese and thermal coal.
The private hospital group says revenue has recovered as it prepares for the resumption of elective procedures at its facilities.
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The insurer and financial service group says full-year headline earnings could be wiped out by the impact of Covid-19.
The retail group says its main trading subsidiaries are poised to gain market share due to their resilient and defensive discount offerings.
The platinum producer says it has returned value to shareholders by buying back Zambezi preference shares.
The shipping group says the pandemic has exacerbated an environment that has been challenging and volatile for the last several years.
The European real estate company says while the pandemic hampered disposals, it is proceeding with the sale of Western European assets.
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The drinks group says it is working to make alcohol consumption safer as prohibition is a blunt instrument.
With sales under pressure, the retail and wholesale group racked up additional costs due to the pandemic and an internal restructuring.
The company says the outlook for the second half of the year is extremely positive as its local operations achieve optimal production.
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The freight, logistics and financial services group says its cash generation and balance sheet remain strong.
The distributor of airtime, data and electricity vouchers says most of its products and services have been essential during the lockdown.
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The banking group is hopeful that impairments will decline and client activity will continue to improve as the year progresses.
The food services company says a majority of its customers emerged from hibernation and sales continue to recover.
The pharmaceuticals group says it prefers to adopt a prudent cash preservation approach until the full impact of Covid-19 is better understood.
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The engineering and construction services group says its exposure to natural resources positions it well for a recovery.
The tertiary education group says Covid-19 has created a shift in the perception and attractiveness of distance learning.
The real estate investment trust says it cannot provide any guidance for the year ahead due to the ongoing uncertainty.
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The discount pharmacy chain says Covid-19 has matured the e-commerce environment and consumer adoption by three to five years.
The furniture and appliances retailer plans to open 20 new stores this year despite the lingering impact of the pandemic.
The logistics group has been impacted by Covid-related costs but says it is well positioned to capture new opportunities that arise.
The tile retailer and manufacturer is paying a final dividend and plans to grow its store network in the year ahead.
The drilling specialist says many of the 23 countries where it operates imposed restrictions due to Covid-19.