08 April 2020
The technology group is taking a number of measures to secure its sustainability as a key player in the SA IT infrastructure.
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The logistics group has withdrawn earnings guidance but says a number of its businesses continue to deliver critical products.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 company says it is committed to assisting tenants to navigate through the period as part of its retention strategy.
The construction group says most governments in the countries where it operates have clamped down on non-essential projects.
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The retail group has warned that earnings are likely to be more than 20 percent down from last year as the lockdown curtails sales.
The decision to allow some mines to continue operating may mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on its Port and Terminals operations.
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Sales will come under pressure as the group cannot hold its regular auctions of coloured gemstones.
The UK and German property owner says it has a strong track record of income resilience dispute current short-term disruptions.
The engineering and capital equipment supplier says conditions are likely to continue deteriorating due to Covid-19.
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Apart from its Lamberts Bay Foods business, all restaurants and manufacturing plants have shut for the duration of the lockdown.
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 online share investment platform has reached a tipping point, with more than 150-thousand active users.
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 healthcare group says there has been a spike in demand for some products, while Medscheme continues to process claims and assist members.
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The airline operator gave no reason for pulling out of the deal, which was aimed at extending its diversification strategy.
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The casual dining restaurant group may impair the full value of its investment in Gourmet Burger Kitchen due to the open-ended lockdown.
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 food group says retail channels have picked up but sales to restaurants, cafes and bars have dried up.
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The poultry producer says rising volumes were not enough to offset the impact of lower egg prices and higher feed production costs.
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.
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02 April 2020
The ratings agency says borrowers will find it more difficult to repay loans due to the weak economy, resulting in higher credit impairments.
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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 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 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.