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Gold Fields production unaffected by safety stoppages

12 hour(s) ago

Gold miner says it maintained its full-year production forecast despite severely disrupted production due to work to improve support in tunnels

Mining

Exxaro coal exports shoot up by 43%

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14 hour(s) ago

Trading conditions during past six months challenging as the average price of export coal dropped more than expected

Energy

State set for tighter control of Eskom

Tshediso Matona. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
17 hour(s) ago

New CEO Tshediso Matona cites failure to account and will have to ensure utility complies with proposed bill that Department of Public Enterprises is working on

Mining

Billiton spin-off offers JSE investors a rarity

BHP Billiton CFO Graham Kerr. Picture: PUXLEY MAKGATHO
15 hour(s) ago

Miner still committed to South Africa, and demerger plan is beneficial to the country

Europe

Glencore keeps promise to return cash to shareholders

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17 hour(s) ago

Commodities group announces share buyback programme of up to $1bn as it report forecast-beating first-half profit

Industrials

ARB posts growth across divisions despite stasis of SA’s infrastructure plans

ARB Holdings CEO Byron Nichles. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO
15 hour(s) ago

Electrical and lighting equipment supplier sees continued growth in year ended June despite subdued markets

Property

Property springs pleasant surprises

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1 day(s) ago

Listed property share prices rally about 5% over the past two weeks, on better than expected results reported by real estate counters

Industrials

Invicta’s plans for secondary listing gain pace

Invicta CEO Arnold Goldstone. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
1 day(s) ago

The company wants to derive half of its revenue from outside SA in the medium term, from about 22% now

The Big Picture

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Capitec is in the same market as African Bank, so it is hard to see how it can be unaffected by Abil’s woes   Read More

Industrials

Smaller margins offset Transpaco volumes

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15 hour(s) ago

Packaging group sees better sales volumes offset by contracting margins

Property

Hospitality falls despite beating growth forecast

The Radisson Blu hotel in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth.  Picture: THE HERALD
15 hour(s) ago

Hotel-focused real estate investment trust’s shares decline despite beating its forecast distribution growth for year ended June

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Glencore; Shoprite

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Glencore’s payout may be a bit stingy while Shoprite results reveal extent of consumer slowdown and its exorbitant costs

Opinion

Transformation is about more than just black CEOs

If we are serious about real transformation, people need to be thinking of how to transform the credit committees


International companies


Europe

Glencore keeps promise to return cash to shareholders

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17 hour(s) ago

Commodities group announces share buyback programme of up to $1bn as it report forecast-beating first-half profit

Europe

Beer industry looks bearish as top brewers cut revenue forecasts

An employee looks through the inspection hatch of a beer brewing vat at the Paulaner Brauerei GmbH brewery in Munich, Germany, on Monday. (Aug. 18, 2014) Picture: BLOOMBERG/MARTIN LEISSL
18 hour(s) ago

Geopolitical events in eastern Europe add to brewers’ woes as drinkers shift to rival craft brews and spirits, writes Katarina Gustafsson

Americas

Better weather sees good gains in quarter for Home Depot

Home Depot CEO Frank Blake is focusing on boosting sales at existing centres and investing in e-commerce, rather than on opening new shops. Picture: BLOOMBERG
1 day(s) ago

Largest home-improvement retailer in US posted second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates and raised its forecast for year

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US probe clears AstraZeneca over heart drug trial

US government has cleared AstraZeneca Plc over a major clinical trial used to win marketing approval for important new heart drug

Asia-Pacific

Billiton down after disappointing investors

BHP Billiton’s signboard outside Richards Bay. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
1 day(s) ago

Billiton’s share price fell after it disappointed investors hoping for share buyback programme

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Massmart leads fall in retail shares as consumers battle

Massmart’s trading warning is the retail sector’s second blow following Shoprite’s full-year earnings miss earlier this week

Mining

Gold Fields sells stake in Peruvian project

Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
2 day(s) ago

Gold miner says it will retain 1.5% net smelter royalty on sales of gold, copper, silver coming from Chucapaca concession area

Transport & Tourism

Sun International in deal with Thai group

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2 day(s) ago

South African gaming giant teams up with Minor International to reduce exposure to African hotel operations

Industrials

Logistics plan gives Super Group’s results a lift

Super Group CEO Peter Mountford. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
2 day(s) ago

Industrial transportation operator’s earnings growth is due to its integrated logistics plan

Americas

Discount retail battle heats up

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn. Picture: REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

Dollar General has offered to buy Family Dollar Stores for $8.95bn, trumping an offer by Dollar Tree

Asia-Pacific

BHP unveils spin-off as profit just misses forecasts

People walk through the foyer of the BHP Billiton headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, in this file picture. Picture: BLOOMBERG
2 day(s) ago

Top global miner will spin off a roughly $14bn company to shareholders, mostly offloading assets acquired in 2001 merger with Billiton, as it looks to focus on strongest businesses

Asia-Pacific

Rio Tinto reviews stake in Papua New Guinea mine

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2 day(s) ago

An abandoned mine with a potential copper and gold resource worth more than $60bn is in play after Rio Tinto Group said it is reviewing its controlling stake

Financial Services

Reserve Bank disputes Moody’s downgrade of Capitec

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4 day(s) ago

Central bank disagrees with the rationale behind the two-notch rating cut for the local lender

Retail & Consumer

Truworths results expected to show consumers under pressure

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2 day(s) ago

Plight of SA’s indebted consumers will likely be reflected when clothing retailer Truworths reports its full-year results

Asia-Pacific

China finds Mercedes-Benz guilty of price-fixing

A Mercedes-Benz sign is seen at a dealership in downtown Shanghai, China, in this August 5 2014 file photo.   Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

German car maker guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, foreign manufacturers have cut prices in effort to appease regulators

Markets

STOCKWATCH: Capitec falls in wake of Moody’s downgrade

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3 day(s) ago

Shares in unsecured lender tumble after rating downgrade, but analyst calls decision ‘illogical’, says business model is vastly different to African Bank

Healthcare

Litha Healthcare expects drop in first-half headline earnings

Litha Healthcare CEO Selwyn Kahanowitz. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

Company expects earnings per share and headline earnings per share for six months ended June 2014 to be between 100% and 120% lower from year-earlier period

Business Times

STOCK TALK: Naspers uses its cents to keep in Beijing's good books

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4 day(s) ago

Strong results from Tencent shows just how much money you can make in that Asian country when you stay on the government's right side, writes Ann Crotty

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Resilient; Metair

Metair CEO Theo Loock.  Picture: ROBERT BOTHA

Resilient leads rally in listed property sector, while Metair’s start-stop battery technology is a big market opportunity

Opinion

SIGN POST: Smartphone taxi apps go Uber large

Exactly a year after Uber arrived in SA to change the face of private taxi services, it is about to disrupt the world of metered taxis

Financial Services

Capitec moves to reassure funders

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2 day(s) ago

Moody’s downgrade of unsecured lender draws flak as action seen as reaction to fallout from African Bank’s spectacular implosion

Companies

STOCKWATCH: Pinnacle Holdings share price bounces back

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1 day(s) ago

After losing 65% of value in past six months, information and communication technology group’s stock climbs 21.4% in late afternoon after release of update

Mining

BHP Billiton confirms sale plans for most SA assets

TIME TO ACCOUNT: BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie prepares to discuss the company's annual results at a meeting in Sydney on Tuesday. Picture: REUTERS
1 day(s) ago

Global resources group plans to spin off noncore businesses estimated to be worth $16bn — including most of its assets in SA

Asia-Pacific

NEWS ANALYSIS: Demerger brings deal between BHP and Billiton full circle

People walk through the foyer of the BHP Billiton headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, in this file picture. Picture: BLOOMBERG
2 day(s) ago

Shareholders stand to reap benefits of having high-margin resource company with top-quality assets that should be able to deliver stronger profits, writes Clyde Russell

Opinion

COMPANY COMMENT: Litha; Capitec

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The market has recently grown immune to the charms of Litha, while the ghost of Saambou is sending shivers through the market, with Capitec falling 5%

Opinion

THE LAST WORD: Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in trouble

There's a special place in corporate hell for companies that release crucial announcements late on Fridays, before public holidays or over Christmas

Europe

Telecom Italia targets Vivendi Brazilian unit

2 day(s) ago

Telecom Italia is reportedly preparing an offer valued at as much as €7bn to outbid Telefónica in the race to buy Vivendi’s Brazilian broadband unit GVT

Asia-Pacific

Samsung buys Quietside to enhance its smart home business

A man tours a showroom of Samsung Electronics in Seoul. Picture REUTERS
2 day(s) ago

This is the South Korean firm’s second such acquisition within a week after saying on Friday it purchased SmartThings, a US-based platform developer

Mining

Harmony to shut unprofitable shaft, with job cuts on cards

Harmony Gold CEO Graham Briggs. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
2 day(s) ago

Miner says it will temporarily close Target 3 shaft because it is bleeding money, a move that could affect up to 1,500 jobs

Industrials

Turkish unit bolsters Metair revenue

Metair CEO Theo Loock.  Picture: ROBERT BOTHA
2 day(s) ago

Automotive product manufacturer and distributor’s Turkish vehicle and industrial battery acquisition boosts half-year revenue

Industrials

KAP lifts dividend on disposals

Jo Grove.  Picure: MARTIN RHODES
2 day(s) ago

KAP Industrial Holdings shares close 3.58% higher after company reports 21% rise in earnings, 50% dividend increase for year to June

Energy

SA urged to harness fuel cell project

It is the first time ever in the world that platinum fuel cells, used in a Kroonstad community test project, are being used as a prime power source for households. Picture: CHARLOTTE MATHEWS
2 day(s) ago

Development could spur a high-technology downstream industry — if Energy Department includes fuel cells in masterplan

Property

MAS aims at listing on JSE main board

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2 day(s) ago

AltX-listed Europe-focused property investment company believes it is on track to graduate to the JSE’s main board this year

Business Times

More jitters as Moody's whacks Capitec

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4 day(s) ago

Moody’s warned of its ‘heightened concerns’ about the risk of Capitec’s consumer lending focus

Business Times

Board beguiled by toxic charm

Leon Kirkinis. Picture: BUSINESS DAY
4 day(s) ago

Loose Cannon Abil CEO Leon Kirkinis wielded the power and could talk himself out of trouble, writes Chris Barron

Mining

BHP Billiton spinoff of assets to raise up to $12bn

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie.  Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

Company has already sold assets worth $5.2bn since January 2012 as part of plans to simplify its portfolio

 
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