The poultry sector could start to emerge from an extended downturn in the second half of this year‚ making it one to watch for analysts and fund managers.
By Nick Hedley 23 Apr 2014 10:29
Facebook's persistent appetite for acquisitions was clearly not sated by the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp in February, with the company spending a further $2 billion on virtual reality company Oculus late in March 2014.
23 Apr 2014 10:13
South Africa's largest short-term insurer‚ Santam‚ said last week it was looking to unwind its Europe-focused international division.
By Phakamisa Ndzamela 23 Apr 2014 10:07
Companies tendering to deliver important government services risk being forced to open their books and operational information to the public, after a landmark decision of the Constitutional Court last week.
By Franny Rabkin 23 Apr 2014 08:43
The volume of goods transported (payload) decreased by 4.4% year-on-year (y/y) in February 2014.
23 Apr 2014 08:32
Stellenbosch-based PSG Group said it had about R500m available for investments and would use the bulk of the funds to subscribe for a rights issue in its investment Curro‚ a fast-growing company that provides private education.
By Phakamisa Ndzamela 22 Apr 2014 10:16
Motor trade sales (measured in nominal terms and current prices) increased by 3.3% year-on-year in February‚ Statistics SA reported last week
22 Apr 2014 09:30
The Government Employees Pension Fund - shaken in recent months by internal feuding‚ a succession of disciplinary procedures and the suspension of its principal executive officer - is finally getting a new board six months after the term of the last board ended.
By Carol Paton 17 Apr 2014 08:15
SABMiller's (SAB) fourth-quarter revenue growth fell short of analysts' expectations‚ sending the global brewing company's share price down by 2.21% on the JSE on Tuesday (15 April).
By Nick Hedley 17 Apr 2014 07:58
The Competition Tribunal has explained its decision to include an agreement reached between government departments and merging groups Afgri and AgriGroupe as part of its condition to approve the transaction.
16 Apr 2014 10:35
Retailer Pick 'n Pay reported an increase in headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the year ended March of 24.4% to 138.51c up from 111.30c for the previously reported 368-day period in 2013.
16 Apr 2014 10:17
Fishing company Oceana has been ordered to sell Foodcorp's fishing rights along with its Glenryck brand‚ as a condition for approval of a transaction allowing Oceana to take over the fishing business of Foodcorp.
By Amanda Visser 16 Apr 2014 09:31
Global brewing company SABMiller (SAB) reported a 3% rise in group net producer revenue for the 12 months ended March 2014.
16 Apr 2014 05:55
The soft drinks division of South African Breweries (SAB) plans to cut more than 10% of its workforce in a restructuring programme aimed at reducing costs‚ SAB confirmed on Monday, 14 April 2014.
By Nick Hedley 15 Apr 2014 16:33
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