Sasol shares fall after warning of 20% drop in earnings

2020-05-22 14:39

Anticipated lower earnings top a turbulent year for the company, in which it has battled several operational crises, including the effects of Covid-19 in markets where it operates.

Being a ‘fixer’ in the time of Covid-19

2020-04-02 09:37

David McKay interviewed Omnia’s CEO, Seelan Gobalsamy, about the strategy to ‘fix and stabilise’ the chemical manufacturing company. Not an easy task amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Shares in JSE-listed UK property group Intu tumble as Brexit jitters hit

2020-01-09 17:16

Shares in JSE-listed UK mall owner Intu Properties tumbled on Thursday as the company battles mounting debt and the market jittery prompted by a Brexit vote back at home.

Q&A: Vodacom's Carol Hall on climbing the corporate ladder

2019-08-04 14:59

Vodacom Managing Executive for the Western region Carol Hall started her career at the mobile communications company selling cellphone contracts, she shares lessons she's learnt on her journey.

Finding a point of entry

2019-03-05 08:23

Moving averages are technical indicators that can help you determine price trends and potential entry points more easily than merely looking at share price movement.

DStv’s owner is heading to the JSE – but there are wildly divergent views on what it’s worth

2019-01-23 12:34

Depending on who you speak to, Multichoice could be worth R27 billion – or almost R100 billion.

Saudi stocks drop as Pompeo lands in Riyadh amid Khashoggi probe

2018-10-16 11:40

Saudi Arabian stocks retreated as US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrived in the kingdom to meet with King Salman bin Abdulaziz over the disappearance of writer Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

Telkom turns to mobile and fibre as landline business takes knock

2018-05-28 10:19

Telkom is steering its business towards "new revenue streams", such as mobile, data and the Internet of Things, as its traditional business is in a decline, according to the group’s annual financial report.

Naspers plans to sell up to 190 million Tencent shares

2018-03-22 12:02

This will be the first time that Naspers has sold shares in the Chinese internet giant, the company said in a shareholder announcement.

Steinhoff shares rally, but investors urged to remain cautious - analyst

2018-01-04 18:09

Despite the recent rally in Steinhoff shares investors should still trade with caution, according to a financial analyst.


Sasol's share price plunge ups urgency for sale of stake in US project

2020-04-22 19:33

The biggest challenge for the 70-year-old industrial giant is finding an investor to take up a stake in the chemicals project, given the crash in international oil prices.

Capitec loses another 20% in minutes

2020-03-19 10:10

It is now trading around the R650 level from almost R1 500 towards the end of last year.

Steinhoff has just hit a new record low – it has now lost 99% of its value. These are the odds it will survive, according to a fund manager

2019-08-19 16:01

The main investor concern is whether it can outlive the many legal claims coming its way.

How to catch a falling knife

2019-05-06 11:45

When a stock’s price has experienced a downturn, buying it in the hope that it picks up again is tempting. It’s a strategy that can pay off, but knowing when to enter requires precision. Otherwise your portfolio could suffer.

Analysts predict tough times ahead for mobile operators as Vodacom shares slump

2019-01-25 15:47

Vodacom's share price slumped by 7% on Thursday after a trading update showed the group's SA service revenue had declined 0.9% to R13.9bn in the quarter ended December 31.

Mediclinic shares tank as H1 profits drop

2018-10-17 13:14

Mediclinic International's share price was bleeding on Wednesday afternoon after the group warned shareholders that profits would likely be lower than expected.

Jooste advised friends to sell Steinhoff stock before collapse

2018-10-10 19:38

South Africa’s financial regulator has been made aware of the message to sell the South African retailer’s shares days before the stock collapsed, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Steinhoff freeing up 200 million shares in STAR to refinance its debt

2018-04-11 18:50

As part of efforts to refinance its debt, Steinhoff is selling off 200 million of its shares in Steinhoff Africa Retail. This is 6% of its stake in the company.

Focus on the earnings, not the share prices

2018-03-07 08:30

Share prices are mainly determined by their ability to generate future profits. By keeping a close eye on any disconnect between earnings per share and the share price, investors may spot opportunities.

Updated: Casper Troskie leaves Liberty for 'competitor'

2018-01-02 11:58

The share price of Liberty Holdings has dropped slightly before making a quick recovery, following the announcement that its financial director has resigned.

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