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Truworths falls 6% on JSE after restructure call

Truworths falls 6% on JSE after restructure call

03/07/2019 - 15:32
Truworths fell more than 6 percent on the JSE after it told investors that it had approached lenders to embark on steps to restructure the R801 million debt of its UK-based Office shoe brand, whose operational performance has continued to deteriorate. read more
Clicks CEO to retire after 13 years at the helm

Clicks CEO to retire after 13 years at the helm

21/09/2018 - 10:36
Clicks Group CEO David Kneale is retiring after 13 years at the helm of the retail and healthcare group. read more
Sluggish economy hits Cashbuild as consumers tighten belts

Sluggish economy hits Cashbuild as consumers tighten belts

28/08/2018 - 14:15
Building materials retailer Cashbuild reported a 9% drop in full-year net profit to R425.25m, which it blamed on sluggish economic growth putting pressure on consumer spending.  read more
Higher taxes take a toll as retail index slumps to a three-month low

Higher taxes take a toll as retail index slumps to a three-month low

21/06/2018 - 08:53
The JSE’s general retail index, which includes the likes of Woolworths and Mr Price, has posted its worst rolling three-month period since the end of 2013, as depressed consumer confidence and a brewing US-China trade war ruin projections of a significant uptick in consumer spending. read more
Why the weaker SA economy may be good for local investors

Why the weaker SA economy may be good for local investors

13/06/2018 - 10:55
With confirmation that local GDP declined by 2.2% in the first quarter on the year, followed by a major dip in the rand, doubts have been cast over South Africa’s so-called ‘Ramaphoria’. read more
AB InBev jumps 3% in intraday trading on improved growth prospects

AB InBev jumps 3% in intraday trading on improved growth prospects

11/05/2018 - 08:50
The share price has fallen more than 25% since the SABMiller merger. read more
Consumer-goods manufacturer Libstar aims to raise R1.5bn

Consumer-goods manufacturer Libstar aims to raise R1.5bn

25/04/2018 - 08:42
The company plans to list on the JSE on May 9. read more
Consumer group Libstar mulls JSE listing

Consumer group Libstar mulls JSE listing

09/04/2018 - 10:32
Before the listing the company plans to conclude a black economic empowerment deal that will establish an employee share trust. read more
Steinhoff pins hope on Moelis and AlixPartners

Steinhoff pins hope on Moelis and AlixPartners

11/12/2017 - 09:29
Steinhoff International attempted to staunch the bleeding by appointing US investment bank Moelis & Company and management consultants AlixPartners on Sunday. read more
Pep and Ackermans give Star a boost

Pep and Ackermans give Star a boost

04/12/2017 - 10:32
Star, the JSE-listed holding company of Pep, Ackerman and other retailers unbundled from Steinhoff on September 20, released its first financial results as a standalone group on Monday morning. read more
Trade report delay of Distell shares hints at high premium

Trade report delay of Distell shares hints at high premium

20/11/2017 - 10:45
It is still not clear why the parties involved in the R10bn trade in Distell shares waited six months to report the trade to the JSE as required by the exchange’s rules. read more
Spar to rotate external auditors

Spar to rotate external auditors

16/11/2017 - 11:41
The Spar Group is the second JSE-listed company to move to comply with the new requirement of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (Irba) that external auditors be rotated every 10 years. Mandatory audit firm rotation will come into force in 2023. read more
Hunt in Poland pays off again for Bounty

Hunt in Poland pays off again for Bounty

29/09/2017 - 11:01
Bounty Brands, the fast-moving consumer goods business with plans to list on an international bourse and the JSE, has made another acquisition in Poland. read more
Investors agree to sell 54.37% of Sovereign Foods’ shares to Capitalworks

Investors agree to sell 54.37% of Sovereign Foods’ shares to Capitalworks

27/09/2017 - 12:02
Investors holding 54.37% of poultry group Sovereign Food Investments’ shares have voted in favour of the general offer by Capitalworks Private Equity to buy them at R12 each, Sovereign said on Tuesday. read more
Steinhoff Africa soars on JSE debut

Steinhoff Africa soars on JSE debut

21/09/2017 - 09:23
In Africa's biggest IPO this year, Star rockets on its first day of trading, as investors ignore allegations of accounting fraud at its European parent read more
Some positives in tough year for Clover

Some positives in tough year for Clover

13/09/2017 - 13:19
Clover Industries was savaged on all fronts in the year to June. Prolonged drought was followed by a wetter, cooler summer, which affected beverage sales. At the same time, rand volatility was compounded by SA’s ugly political environment. read more
Prolonged drought and volatile rand squeeze Clover

Prolonged drought and volatile rand squeeze Clover

12/09/2017 - 17:18
Dairy and foods group Clover reported a dismal set of results, as expected after last week’s trading update, with sharp drops in profit at almost all levels. read more
Clover lowers earnings outlook, on effects of drought and rand

Clover lowers earnings outlook, on effects of drought and rand

07/09/2017 - 13:23
Food, beverage and dairy group Clover has warned that earnings will be worse than previous guidance, as it reels from the after-effects of the 2015-16 drought and volatility in the rand, which inflated input costs. read more
TFG performs better than its peers ahead of full-year results

TFG performs better than its peers ahead of full-year results

25/08/2017 - 09:29
TFG CEO Doug Murray says the company’s diversification strategy has served it well in the past three years allowing the group to perform better than its peers. read more
Analysts predict some upside for Richemont

Analysts predict some upside for Richemont

15/08/2017 - 08:43
As the JSE flirts with new highs, analysts are divided as to whether one of its top performers, Richemont, can continue to support the market into the last quarter of 2017. read more
Steinhoff could get stake in Shoprite in new setup

Steinhoff could get stake in Shoprite in new setup

07/08/2017 - 09:44
Steinhoff's African assets will list separately on the JSE by the end of next month in a deal that may also result in Steinhoff acquiring a 22.7% stake in Shoprite. read more
Sappi shares wobble after quarterly earnings report

Sappi shares wobble after quarterly earnings report

03/08/2017 - 13:45
Sappi shares wobbled in early trade on the JSE, losing 2%, after the paper and pulp producer forecast lower operating performance in its fourth quarter. It cited higher prices for raw materials and a stronger rand. read more
Dis-Chem succession 'in works'

Dis-Chem succession 'in works'

31/07/2017 - 09:28
Before taking a family picture at the Dis-Chem AGM on Friday, Lynette Saltzman fixed her son Saul's collar. He is the 36-year-old group executive of the pharmaceutical retailer Dis-Chem, and has been punted as the next CEO as the family talks succession planning. read more
H&M outpaces its slower rivals

H&M outpaces its slower rivals

30/06/2017 - 09:48
Swedish fashion chain H&M continued its winning streak in SA, growing interim sales 32% in rand terms. read more
Dis-Chem sale pumps up RECM and Calibre

Dis-Chem sale pumps up RECM and Calibre

22/06/2017 - 09:16
Long-term investment company RECM and Calibre (RACP) — headed by asset-management personalities Piet Viljoen and Jan van Niekerk — easily outsprinted the JSE in the year to March. read more
Big decline in consumer goods industry

Big decline in consumer goods industry

14/06/2017 - 13:36
Consumer goods companies have been through the mill due to a slowdown in consumer spending, with interim earnings of 13 JSE-listed companies falling an average of 15%. read more
Bounty Brands on track for listing

Bounty Brands on track for listing

05/06/2017 - 09:45
Bounty Brands, the acquisitive, fast-moving consumer goods conglomerate, has enticed the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to become a strategic investor ahead of a listing in London and the JSE in April 2018. read more
Tongaat’s earnings growth in line with expectations

Tongaat’s earnings growth in line with expectations

30/05/2017 - 13:09
Tongaat Hulett on Monday reported a 44.6% rise in headline earnings to R982m, which was in line with its recent guidance. read more
Tongaat expects earnings to rise after sugar operations rebound

Tongaat expects earnings to rise after sugar operations rebound

19/05/2017 - 13:02
Tongaat Hulett expects its full-year headline earnings to rise by up to 45%, helped by the rebound in the performance of its sugar operations, which compensated for a weak performance in the starch operations and the land management and development arm. read more
Richemont’s full-year net profit plummets

Richemont’s full-year net profit plummets

12/05/2017 - 09:58
Luxury goods maker Richemont on Friday reported a 46% slide in net profit to €1.21bn in the year to March partly due to the one-off gain on the merger of Net-A-Porter with Yoox in 2015. read more
JSE firmer as Naspers shines and miners gain on rand

JSE firmer as Naspers shines and miners gain on rand

09/05/2017 - 12:10
The JSE opened firmer on Tuesday as the weaker rand boosted resources and mining stocks with an exposure to foreign markets. read more
Downgrade means less investment but ‘not dramatically so’

Downgrade means less investment but ‘not dramatically so’

10/04/2017 - 14:08
It is not as if SA is suddenly going to go into a recession, economist Dawie Roodt says, despite sovereign credit rating downgrades. read more
Sea Harvest debuts on JSE Main Board under Share Code: SHG

Sea Harvest debuts on JSE Main Board under Share Code: SHG

23/03/2017 - 11:18
The Sea Harvest Group (SHG) listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) today, 23 March 2017, with 42% of the company floated at a trading price of R12,50 per share raising R1.33 billion, resulting in a group market capitalisation of c.R3.14 billion. The money raised will be used to pay down debt and fund growth both locally and internationally allowing it to fulfil its vision of becoming a diversified global seafood company.  read more
Rand threatened by looming Fed rate hike

Rand threatened by looming Fed rate hike

15/03/2017 - 09:09
Cape Town - The chief cause of the rand’s depreciation over the past week was anxiety over the upcoming Fed rate hike, said Overberg Asset Management (OAM) in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape. read more
Queenspark interim profit plummets

Queenspark interim profit plummets

13/03/2017 - 09:32
Clothing retailer Queenspark reported interim profit of R3m for the six months to end-December — a fifth of the matching period’s R15m — but hopes online sales via Zando and Spree websites will improve its fortunes. read more
Truworths Zim posts 40.8% half-year sales drop

Truworths Zim posts 40.8% half-year sales drop

10/03/2017 - 16:33
Harare - With the Zimbabwean government now predicting a 3.7% GDP growth rate in 2017, the story is completely different at one of the country’s leading clothing retailers, Truworths. read more
JSE cheers collapsed Shoprite, Steinhoff merger

JSE cheers collapsed Shoprite, Steinhoff merger

20/02/2017 - 14:55
Johannesburg - News that the proposed merger between Steinhoff and Shoprite has collapsed gave the JSE a massive boost on Monday. read more
Slump hurts Truworths most

Slump hurts Truworths most

20/02/2017 - 09:27
Truworths has reported the worst decline in interim sales volumes of all the listed retailers on the JSE. read more
Dis-Chem turnover fails to move investors

Dis-Chem turnover fails to move investors

13/02/2017 - 08:59
The trading update is largely upbeat, but investor enthusiasm for the JSE’s retail sector has been tempered read more
Christmas cheer lifts JSE retailers

Christmas cheer lifts JSE retailers

09/12/2016 - 11:14
The JSE’s general retailers gained 4% on Thursday as punters bet on strong Christmas sales. But mixed signals from Asian markets on Friday morning made it unclear its the bourse could end the week on a high note. read more
Sappi cracks it back into JSE top 40 index

Sappi cracks it back into JSE top 40 index

01/12/2016 - 15:54
Paper and pulp producer Sappi has made it back into the top 40 index, marking a roundly successful year in which it paid a dividend for the first time since 2008 after nearly doubling full-year net profit while cutting net debt. read more
Dis-Chem Pharmacies dips on market debut

Dis-Chem Pharmacies dips on market debut

18/11/2016 - 12:36
Chemist chain Dis-Chem made its debut on the JSE on Friday, with its shares opening at R23.26 and valuing it at around R20bn. read more
Foreigners offload R100bn in local stock

Foreigners offload R100bn in local stock

26/10/2016 - 15:09
Foreign investors have sold nearly R100bn worth of South African equities in 2016 on a net basis, even as the country’s bond market attracted R62bn from foreigners in the same period, according to JSE data. read more
Retailer Steinhoff posts surge in revenue as market share increases

Retailer Steinhoff posts surge in revenue as market share increases

07/09/2016 - 10:28
FRANKFURT-and JSE-listed retailer Steinhoff has reported a 33% surge in revenue for the year to June, to €13.1bn, and a 32% increase in operating profit to €1.5bn. read more
JSE likely to follow Wall Street up on Monday

JSE likely to follow Wall Street up on Monday

08/08/2016 - 08:56
STOCK exchanges trading ahead of the JSE on Monday took their cue from Wall Street where the S&P 500 gained 0.86% to a fresh record 2,183 points on Friday. read more
Pick n Pay hits new high on ownership vote

Pick n Pay hits new high on ownership vote

25/07/2016 - 14:47
Cape Town - Minority shareholders at Pick n Pay on Monday voted in favour of changing the ownership structure to increase its free float in a bid to boost demand for its stock. read more
Shoprite triggers run in retail stocks

Shoprite triggers run in retail stocks

20/07/2016 - 14:41
Johannesburg - Shoprite surprised the market with remarkably strong sales figures on Wednesday, triggering a run in retail share prices in morning trade with some of the biggest retail groups trading at new 52-week highs. read more
Warm weather impacts Woolworths winter sales

Warm weather impacts Woolworths winter sales

15/07/2016 - 16:27
Cape Town - Woolworths Holdings [JSE:WHL] said on Thursday group sales for the 52 weeks ended June 2016 increased by 16.4% (12.0% excluding David Jones, acquired in August 2014). read more
SA already in a recession - economist

SA already in a recession - economist

10/06/2016 - 12:15
Cape Town - Dark clouds are gathering for South Africa with fears the ailing economy - which shrunk by 1.2% in 2016's first three months - could fall into recession after hitting a slump in the first quarter of 2016. read more
Clicks to manage Netcare’s Medicross pharmacies

Clicks to manage Netcare’s Medicross pharmacies

09/06/2016 - 16:18
Retailer Clicks will take over managing private hospital group Netcare’s 37 Medicross branded retail pharmacies and its 51 hospital "front shops", the two JSE-listed groups said in a joint-statement on Wednesday (8 May). read more
Rand stumbles after economic data

Rand stumbles after economic data

09/06/2016 - 11:49
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand retreated on Thursday as investor confidence was rattled by data showing the economy had contracted sharply in the first quarter, raising the risk of recession just as the country dodged downgrades to sub-investment grade. read more
Poultry imports destructive - Astral

Poultry imports destructive - Astral

17/05/2016 - 08:58
Johannesburg - Poultry producer Astral warned that cheap imports coming into the country threatened to destroy South Africa’s poultry industry. read more
Mall of Africa opens on 28 April

Mall of Africa opens on 28 April

06/04/2016 - 13:08
Developed on a scale beyond anything the country has known by leading South African property developer and investor Atterbury, the iconic new Mall of Africa is set to open in less than a month, on 28 April 2016. read more
Rand reverses losses after rate hike

Rand reverses losses after rate hike

18/03/2016 - 10:18
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand reversed losses, rallying more than 3 percent to its strongest in more than a week after the central bank hiked interest rates amid a political showdown that has jolted President Jacob Zuma's government. read more
Report warns of similarities between South Africa and Zimbabwe

Report warns of similarities between South Africa and Zimbabwe

01/03/2016 - 09:20
Last year was a particularly bad year for SA millionaires, according to the latest South Africa 2016 Wealth Report by New World Wealth. read more
Super rich ditching SA - report

Super rich ditching SA - report

29/02/2016 - 09:05
Cape Town - Last year was a particularly bad year for SA millionaires, according to the latest South Africa 2016 Wealth Report by New World Wealth. read more
Pain deepens for SA stocks

Pain deepens for SA stocks

15/02/2016 - 10:49
Johannesburg - Options traders are betting that the worst start to a year for South African equities since 2009 isn’t over yet. read more
Bleaker outlook hits Woolworths stock

Bleaker outlook hits Woolworths stock

15/02/2016 - 10:44
Shares in upmarket retailer Woolworths (Woolies), the darling of the JSE’s consumer sector, were shredded on 11 February with nervous investors fretting over less compelling prospects for the financial year ahead. read more
AB InBev cuts a path to overcome local hurdles

AB InBev cuts a path to overcome local hurdles

19/01/2016 - 10:22
Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has a plan that will attend to the concerns of all the key South African stakeholders about its acquisition of SABMiller — a plan that AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito hopes will help it fast-track the regulatory approvals the deal needs in SA. read more
AB InBev listing will add some fizz to JSE

AB InBev listing will add some fizz to JSE

18/01/2016 - 09:19
SA will enjoy a rare bit of truly good news on Friday, when the JSE welcomes a R3-trillion listing by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB Inbev). read more
AB InBev chief to conduct road show ahead of JSE listing

AB InBev chief to conduct road show ahead of JSE listing

13/01/2016 - 08:31
Carlos Brito, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) CE, jetted into the country on Tuesday night to begin a road show and charm offensive ahead of the global brewer’s listing on the JSE on Friday. read more
AB InBev gets green light to list on the JSE in January

AB InBev gets green light to list on the JSE in January

17/12/2015 - 12:23
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is forging ahead with its quest for SABMiller, announcing on Monday (14 Dec) its plans to list on the JSE next month, despite political turmoil in the country this past week that wiped billions of rands off the stock market. read more
AB InBev intends to list on JSE

AB InBev intends to list on JSE

15/12/2015 - 09:43
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (AB InBev) says its intention to list on the JSE in mid-January shows it’s "commitment to SA and the African continent". read more
Worse in store for South African economy

Worse in store for South African economy

10/12/2015 - 11:56
There are ominous signs that SA could be on the edge of a defining economic event, and one cannot ponder the country’s prospects next year without feeling anxious. read more
SA businesses could be forced to pay a 1% ‘graduate tax’

SA businesses could be forced to pay a 1% ‘graduate tax’

17/11/2015 - 09:44
The government is considering ways to fund tertiary education in South Africa, which includes business paying an additional 1% tax. read more
Best performing companies in South Africa

Best performing companies in South Africa

28/10/2015 - 10:51
The Sunday Times Top 100 companies list reveals which South Africa companies have delivered the best return for investors over the past five years. read more
There’s room for two, says Clicks of Dis-Chem listing

There’s room for two, says Clicks of Dis-Chem listing

23/10/2015 - 10:09
Clicks Group has downplayed any concern regarding the imminent initial public offering (IPO) of smaller rival Dis-Chem on the JSE, saying there was room for more than one player in the listed pharmaceutical space. read more
Expensive retail shares fuel bourse rise

Expensive retail shares fuel bourse rise

08/10/2015 - 10:39
Expensive as retail shares look after their strong run over the past few years, they remain the prime mover behind the JSE all share index’s recent gains. read more
Homechoice lifts sales

Homechoice lifts sales

25/08/2015 - 10:25
Cape Town - Listed home shopping retailer Homechoice International said on Monday it had overcome weakness in the consumer economy to lift revenue by 15.6 percent, from R861 million to R995 million, in the six months to June.  read more
Clover sees jump in earnings

Clover sees jump in earnings

11/08/2015 - 11:35
Johannesburg - Food and beverage group Clover forecast a surge of 64.2 percent to 74.2 percent in headline earnings a share for the financial year to June, putting them 65.9c to 76.2c higher than the 102.7c reported for the previous financial year.  read more
SABMiller: MillerCoors’ net income rises

SABMiller: MillerCoors’ net income rises

07/08/2015 - 09:04
Johannesburg - Millercoors yesterday reported that its second quarter net income grew by 9.4 percent to $487.2 million (R6.21 billion) compared with the previous comparable quarter last year.  read more
Slowing growth hits local industries

Slowing growth hits local industries

06/07/2015 - 09:21
A slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter hit local industries hard, with official data showing on Tuesday that the total turnover they generated fell over the period. read more
Choppies to buy Kenyan supermarkets - Botswana

Choppies to buy Kenyan supermarkets - Botswana

02/06/2015 - 09:13
Botswana multinational grocery retailer, Choppies Enterprises, yesterday announced its plan to buy 10 stores in Kenya for $10 million (R121m) a week after listing on the JSE.  read more
Shoprite posts slightly faster H1 profit growth

Shoprite posts slightly faster H1 profit growth

25/02/2015 - 10:19
Johannesburg - Africa's biggest grocer Shoprite posted slightly faster first-half profit growth on Tuesday, as debt-laden consumers took advantage of lower fuel prices and a price war between supermarket chains.  read more
Black vs white ownership on the JSE

Black vs white ownership on the JSE

23/02/2015 - 09:29
New research finds that black South Africans hold at least 23% of the Top 100 companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange as at the end of 2013. read more
Sovereign Food: Poultry business’s earnings to rise

Sovereign Food: Poultry business’s earnings to rise

18/02/2015 - 08:43
Sovereign Food announced that it expected its earnings per share for the year to February to be at least 70.20 cents, up from 58.5c in the previous reporting period. read more
Rhodes Food to buy fruit juice firm Pacmar

Rhodes Food to buy fruit juice firm Pacmar

09/01/2015 - 13:10
Rhodes Food Group said on Wednesday it would buy a Western Cape fruit juice business for R165m, its first major acquisition since the company raised R600m when listing on the JSE in October last year. read more
Retailer in African expansion initiative

Retailer in African expansion initiative

03/12/2014 - 10:05
Online retailer HomeChoice International will sell a minority stake to private-equity firm Development Partners International (DPI) as it prepares to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.  read more
Clover fights conditions for merger

Clover fights conditions for merger

28/11/2014 - 09:32
JSE-listed diary producer Clover has objected to a proposed condition set by the Competition Commission for the approval of the company’s takeover of DairyBelle’s yoghurt and long life milk businesses. read more
Palestinian solidarity group takes to shareholder activism

Palestinian solidarity group takes to shareholder activism

20/11/2014 - 10:58
The Palestinian solidarity movement in SA has taken shareholder activism a step further, saying on Tuesday its members are buying shares in JSE-listed retail giant Woolworths ahead of the company’s annual general meeting later this month. read more
JSE retail index rises to record

JSE retail index rises to record

18/11/2014 - 09:52
Johannesburg - South African retailers jumped to a record, led by Lewis Group, as a lower oil price eases pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates.  read more
SA online retailer to list on JSE in December

SA online retailer to list on JSE in December

12/11/2014 - 09:08
SA online retailer, HomeChoice Holdings, says it aims to list on the Johannesburg stock exchange (JSE) as it eyes the African market. read more
Truworths shares tank on sales update

Truworths shares tank on sales update

07/11/2014 - 11:32
Johannesburg - Clothing retailer Truworths [JSE:TRU] has issued a trading update on Thursday showing slowing sales growth, sending its shares down more than 8% in early trade. read more
JSE stocks rally strongly

JSE stocks rally strongly

05/11/2014 - 09:05
Johannesburg - South African stocks made their biggest daily gain in over a year on Friday as the Bank of Japan's surprise boost to stimulus lifted global markets, although gold producers took a hard knock as the precious metal's price tumbled.  read more
JSE stocks gain most in two months

JSE stocks gain most in two months

10/10/2014 - 10:24
Johannesburg - South African stocks advanced the most in two months and yields on government bonds fell as speculation that US policy makers will keep interest rates near zero bolstered demand for emerging-market assets.  read more
Quantum Foods slips to weak finish after its debut on JSE

Quantum Foods slips to weak finish after its debut on JSE

09/10/2014 - 11:44
Cape Town — Quantum Foods finished weakly on its opening day on the JSE despite making a plucky start. read more
Newly listed Rhodes to speed up growth

Newly listed Rhodes to speed up growth

06/10/2014 - 11:41
Rhodes Food Group’s debut on the JSE on Thursday means it can accelerate its growth strategy and take advantage of acquisitions, says CEO Bruce Henderson. read more
Markets in a tailspin over China fears

Markets in a tailspin over China fears

23/09/2014 - 10:52
Johannesburg - South Africa’s equity and currency markets went into a tailspin yesterday, with the rand hitting a fresh seven-month low and the JSE’s benchmark indices sliding 2 percent as investors around the world grappled with the prospect of a slowdown in China.  read more
Rand flirts with R11 to the dollar

Rand flirts with R11 to the dollar

10/09/2014 - 14:09
The South African rand was dangerously close to breaching R11 to the dollar on Wednesday 10 September 2014, as the country’s current account deficit widened amid slight economic recovery. read more
JSE stocks falter

JSE stocks falter

10/09/2014 - 14:06
Johannesburg - South African stocks fell on Monday as investors dumped index heavyweights such as Barclays Africa and Shoprite on concerns about valuations.  read more
JSE named best regulated in WEF report

JSE named best regulated in WEF report

05/09/2014 - 08:58
Johannesburg - The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, operator of the continent’s largest equities and bond markets, ranked first among 144 nations for the effectiveness of regulation and supervision, the World Economic Forum said.  read more
JSE ends 0.68% higher after getting a lift from banks‚ miners

JSE ends 0.68% higher after getting a lift from banks‚ miners

03/09/2014 - 09:52
The JSE finished higher on Tuesday after receiving support from banks and diversified miners. read more
Imperial earnings down, shares fall

Imperial earnings down, shares fall

27/08/2014 - 11:14
Johannesburg - Auto dealer and logistics group Imperial Holdings [JSE:IPL] reported a 7% drop in full-year profit on Wednesday, as a weakening rand weighed on its auto importing business. read more
Shoprite's profit growth lags consensus

Shoprite's profit growth lags consensus

19/08/2014 - 11:44
Johannesburg - Shoprite Holdings missed estimates with a 3.3% rise in full-year profit on Tuesday as consumers battling high personal debt and rising prices cut spending. read more
RCL Foods falls after flagging loss

RCL Foods falls after flagging loss

06/08/2014 - 12:32
Johannesburg - Shares of RCL Foods fall more than 3 percent as the South African firm flags a loss in the year to end June, hit by an acquisition and restructuring costs.  read more
Soft drink sales drive gains by SABMiller

Soft drink sales drive gains by SABMiller

25/07/2014 - 16:50
SABMiller’s first-quarter sales numbers beat consensus forecasts, though volume gains were largely driven by the global brewer’s lower-margin soft drinks business. read more
How to clamp down on executive pay

How to clamp down on executive pay

24/07/2014 - 08:59
Legislation giving shareholders a “say on pay” needs to be introduced if South Africa is ever to narrow the pay inequality between executives and employees in listed companies. read more
JSE vs global markets

JSE vs global markets

15/07/2014 - 10:14
South Africa is one of the top-performing markets in the world, according to new findings by CNN Money. read more
Shoprite annual profits grow

Shoprite annual profits grow

15/07/2014 - 09:54
Cape Town – Retailer, Shoprite Holdings [JSE:SHP], increased its turnover over the past year, growing 10.5% to about R102.2bn. read more
Foreign institutions buy into Steinhoff

Foreign institutions buy into Steinhoff

07/07/2014 - 14:47
Steinhoff’s foreign shareholding rose to about 55% on Thursday, ahead of its planned listing in Frankfurt, from about a third, thanks to placing shares with international investors. read more