Media24 to unbundle majority stake in Novus

2017-08-03 16:31

The Competition Tribunal has approved a merger filing between printing group Novus Holdings and Naspers shareholders, which will retain a non-controlling 19% stake in the company.

Naspers awards CEO R134m in share options

2017-07-23 11:52

Naspers has awarded CEO Bob Van Dijk about R134m in long-term share options as it seeks to boost its global internet businesses.

MTN awards new SA CEO R8m in shares

2017-03-10 13:59

Mobile network MTN has awarded the new CEO for its South African unit millions of rands in shares as part of its performance plan.

Over 149 000 Reserve Bank shares available for purchase

2017-03-02 11:16

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that 149 200 of the bank’s shares are available for the public to purchase.

MTN 'moves millions of dollars' out of Iran

2016-12-13 13:52

MTN Group, the South African wireless carrier that’s been trying to repatriate $1bn from Iran, has managed to extract several hundred million dollars from the country with the help of European banks, according to people familiar with the matter.

Naspers issues scam alert

2016-11-21 09:47

Internet and media giant Naspers has issued a fraud alert, warning South Africans of a scam that promises high returns on share trades made on their behalf.

'Cloud' IT companies offer good value - analyst

2016-11-09 19:11

Companies that are at the forefront of cloud-based digital services of the information technology sector offer attractive investments, says an analyst.

MTN launches new R10bn BEE scheme

2016-09-12 10:44

Mobile network MTN has officially opened up its ‘Zakhele Futhi’ black economic empowerment transaction to the market.

Mr Price shares dive on tough winter season

2016-08-31 17:56

The shares of Mr Price tumbled after it reported poor growth in its trading update.

Telkom stops awarding share purchase loans to directors

2016-08-22 16:30

Telkom has agreed to stop giving financial help to directors to buy shares in the company after a loan to a former CFO was found to have breached the Companies Act.


Companies that cash in on returning customers

2017-07-24 08:30

Some stocks keep making money because customers have to keep coming back to buy some part of their offering. Are there any locally listed examples of such stocks?

Honour of Kings slam sees Tencent, Naspers shares fall

2017-07-04 12:30

Tencent and Naspers shares have fallen by almost 4% after a Chinese newspaper criticised the internet giant's most profitable smartphone title - Honour of Kings - in an editorial.

Why the SARB should be nationalised - analyst

2017-03-03 21:15

Given that Reserve Bank shares do not serve a profit making objective, Wits Professor Christopher Malikane argues that it should be nationalised.

Trading kicks off on SA’s newest stock exchange

2017-02-20 14:12

South Africa’s newest stock exchange, ZAR X, kick-started trading on Monday with the listing of one the world’s largest white maize providers.

Facebook to buy back shares for the first time

2016-11-21 13:41

Facebook Inc. said it will buy back as much as $6bn in shares, its first repurchase program, in a bid to appease shareholders awaiting the results of big investments in potentially risky new growth areas.

Dis-Chem share price falls after JSE listing

2016-11-18 17:24

Dis-Chem's share price fell by over 8% after making its debut on the JSE.

Twitter shares fall in Europe after deal interest cools

2016-10-10 15:37

Twitter Inc. fell as much as 10.6% in Frankfurt trading on Monday after potential bidders were said over the weekend to have lost interest in making offers to buy the company.

Ted Black: Pricking the Naspers bubble? Declining Cash ROAM

2016-09-12 10:09

An analyst who specialises in cash return on assets managed takes a stab at Naspers, and asks if Koos Bekker and his team are still producing the goods.

The basics of shares

2016-08-24 09:29

Companies can use shares to create wealth, pay off debts or even to pay director bonuses. But this has a direct impact on the value of the shareholder’s investment.

Vodacom CEO awarded R18m in shares

2016-06-23 14:39

Mobile network Vodacom has dished out R18m worth of shares to its chief executive officer as part of its forfeitable share plan.

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