26 May 2021
Alcohol and tobacco restrictions held back local sales growth but its international operations have raced ahead.
The fund manager says it outperformed across its key mandates as markets benefitted from central bank stimulus.
The investment holding company has invested further win Pension Insurance Corporation while reducing its stake in British American Tobacco.
The electrical engineering, electronics and ICT group says while its businesses have adapted, operating profit is not yet back at pre-Covid levels.
The technology group says it has seen a structural shift in its business to software and services with growing annuity income.
25 May 2021
The telecoms group says next-generation technologies have overtaken other sources of revenue.
While down on last year due to Covid-19, the healthcare group says its interim results show a strong improvement from the prior six months.
The industrial holding company has resumed dividend payments, adding a special dividend to its first-half payout.
The packaging group says it benefitted from the non-recurrence of a number of limiting factors last year.
The insurance group says the value of new business more than doubled in the first nine months of its financial year.
24 May 2021
The discount pharmacy and healthcare group is preparing to help roll out Covid-19 vaccines to as many as 800,000 people a month.<
The luxury goods group says doubling its dividend is justified given its solid cash flow and the attractive long-term prospects for the industry.
The bank and wealth manager has reported a smaller-than-expected decline in full-year earnings.
The commodities company says the development of Gravenhage will increase its scale in the ferrous-metal value chain.
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Nervousness continues on global equity markets.
The gold mining company wants to extend the life of its Evander assets and move forward with a pre-feasibility study at Mintails.
21 May 2021
The fast-moving consumer goods group says strong first-quarter growth tailed off in the second three months.
Builders Warehouse has done well due to DIY trends but sales at Game are down as shoppers avoid malls.
The retailer says profit will be more than a fifth higher, partly due to an improved trading performance.
The private hospital group says its performance was hit by the second, more contagious wave of the pandemic.
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The poultry and eggs group says a rise in the international prices of key commodities could not be recovered from customers.
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20 May 2021
While sales were constrained by shipping and logistics challenges, its international operations returned to profitability.
The fund manager has reported record levels of assets under management due to a strong investment performance.
The fund has continued paying out dividends throughout the pandemic and says gearing levels leave it well positioned.
The industrial group says its first half performance was good considering the prior comparable period fell before Covid-19.
The platinum and chrome miner says first-half profit will be about six times higher than last year.
The real estate investment trust will decide on shareholder payouts at the end of its financial year.