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Barloworld - opening of Khula Sizwe public offer

10/04 In the furtherance of its broad-based black economic empowerment objectives and as previously described in, inter alia, the following Barloworld announcements: Proposed Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Transaction dated 19 November 2018, Results of General Meeting dated 15 February 201  Full story

South Africa's Shoprite cuts chairman Wiese's voting influence

18/04 South African grocer Shoprite is to buy back deferred shares held by its chairman Christo Wiese to simplify its voting structure but substantially curbing Wiese's influence in the company he helped turn into an African powerhouse.  Full story

Oil surges amid OPEC caution to offset Iran sanctions

17h55 Oil prices hit their highest in about six months on Tuesday as sources said Gulf OPEC members were ready to raise output only if there was demand before offsetting any shortfall following a U.S. decision to end waivers for buyers of Iranian crude.  Full story

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Barloworld - opening of Khula Sizwe public offer

10/04 In the furtherance of its broad-based black economic empowerment objectives and as previously described in, inter alia, the following Barloworld announcements: Proposed Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Transaction dated 19 November 2018, Results of General Meeting dated 15 February 201  Full story

South Africa's Shoprite cuts chairman Wiese's voting influence

18/04 South African grocer Shoprite is to buy back deferred shares held by its chairman Christo Wiese to simplify its voting structure but substantially curbing Wiese's influence in the company he helped turn into an African powerhouse.  Full story

South Africa's PIC denies considering ex-Absa executive as next CEO

18/04 South Africa's state pension fund denied considering a former banking executive as its next chief executive as it seeks to fill a position which has become increasingly sensitive given the successive departures of its CEO and temporary replacement.  Full story

 

SA Business

Zimbabwe's Econet plots Botswana Mascom listing by October

15h50 Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa plans to list part of his Botswana telecoms operator Mascom by October this year, he said on Tuesday, in what he expects to be one of the biggest. . .  Full story

Atleaf final results February 2018

15h17 Revenue for the year jumped to GBP26.9 million (GBP24.1 million) whilst operating income rose to GBP21.7 million (GBP20.6 million). Profit for the year dropped to GBP9.2 million (GBP17.0 million). In addition,. . .  Full story

CMH final results February 2019

10h36 Revenue for the year increased to R11.155 billion (2018: R10.573 billion), gross profit rose to R1.825 billion (2018: R1.766 billion), operating profit decreased to R411.2 million (2018: R438.4 million), profit attributable. . .  Full story
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SA Company

South Africa's rand slips on stronger dollar, stocks up

17h52 South Africa's rand fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday as a firmer U.S. dollar weighed on developing world currencies, while stocks closed higher.. . .  Full story

South Africa's Omnia in debt restructuring talks, shares jump

17h11 South Africa's Omnia Holdings said on Tuesday that its creditors had agreed to restructuring talks and there was no need for it to make any unscheduled repayment, sending shares in the chemicals and fertiliser maker. . .  Full story

Combined Motor Holdings FY HEPS Of 305,2 Cents

09h05 Combined Motor Holdings Ltd:. . .  Full story
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S&P 500 flirts with record high on upbeat earnings

18h01 The S&P 500 was within striking distance of its all-time high on Tuesday as better-than-expected results from Twitter and a host of industrial companies eased concerns about slowing corporate profits.  Full story

Shipping on Rhine in Germany hampered by low water levels

18h00 Cargo vessels cannot navigate much of the Rhine in Germany when fully loaded after dry weather caused a drop in water levels.  Full story

Oil surges amid OPEC caution to offset Iran sanctions

17h55 Oil prices hit their highest in about six months on Tuesday as sources said Gulf OPEC members were ready to raise output only if there was demand before offsetting any shortfall following a U.S. decision to end waivers for buyers of Iranian crude.  Full story
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Europe

Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery

17h48 Iran has said it would block the Strait of Hormuz if it was barred from using the strategic waterway through which about a fifth of oil that is consumed globally passes.. . .  Full story

French insurer Covea seeks new reinsurance acquisitions

17h38 French co-operative insurer Covea, which in January dropped plans to buy reinsurer SCOR , on Tuesday said it was still interested in diversifying into reinsurance via acquisitions.. . .  Full story

BMW to buy cobalt direct from Australia, Morocco for EV batteries

17h34 German carmaker BMW will buy cobalt, a key component for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, directly from mines in Australia and Morocco to ensure they are not produced by child labour, an executive said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
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US

Homebuilder Pulte pins hope on lower mortgage rates, home prices

17h46 PulteGroup Inc said on Tuesday it expects homebuyers to return to the market after slowing demand in the second half of 2018, spurred by lower prices across its portfolio and easing mortgage rates.. . .  Full story

Agnico bets on high grade gold as it digs in Canada's remote north

17h16 Agnico Eagle Mines is doubling down this year on Nunavut, Canada’s least developed territory, betting that the high-grade gold ores and slim competition there will offset the risks of digging in the remote location in. . .  Full story

Yields fall ahead of $40 bln two-year note auction

16h54 Treasury yields were lower on Tuesday morning, with big moves in the two-, five- and seven-year note yields ahead of the auctions of all three maturities this week.. . .  Full story
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Asia

Malaysia says it is keen for more 'fair' deals with China

16h40 Malaysia is hopeful of getting more "fair" investment from China, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after both countries agreed to resume two multi-billion dollar projects just before a Belt and Road conference in Beijing. . .  Full story

Saudi's Al Rajhi Bank Q1 net profit rises 21 pct on higher fees

16h34 Al Rajhi Bank, Saudi Arabia's second-largest lender by assets, reported double-digit growth in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday, helped by higher special commission income and fees.. . .  Full story

Earnings aid Saudi, real estate hurts Egypt

15h12 Saudi Arabia's stock market rose on Tuesday, lifted by a slew of corporate announcements, while Egypt's blue-chip index was pulled down by its real estate shares. Saudi Arabia's index added 0.4. . .  Full story
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Forex

Oil advances anew, stocks gain on upbeat results

17h45 European energy shares had their best day since January on the back of higher oil prices on Tuesday while Wall Street rose on upbeat results that eased fears of slowing profits.. . .  Full story

Latam FX weakens, Brazilian stocks up on pension reform hopes

17h23 Latin American currencies broadly softened against a robust dollar on Tuesday, while a surge in Brazilian shares on hopes lawmakers would approve a bill to reform the country's bloated pension system helped a key. . .  Full story

Dollar strong as traders await U.S. Q1 GDP data; pound hurt by Brexit woes

17h02 The dollar climbed across the board on Tuesday as financial markets re-opened after the Easter holiday and traders favored the greenback ahead of the release on Friday of U.S. gross domestic product data for. . .  Full story
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Africa

Tanzania denies blocking release of scathing IMF report

16h49 Tanzania on Tuesday denied blocking the publication of a critical International Monetary Fund report that accuses President John Magufuli's government of undermining economic growth with "unpredictable and interventionist" policies.. . .  Full story

Exports of four main Nigerian crude grades to rise in June - programmes

12h52 Exports of Nigeria's four main crude oil grades are set to jump in June to 895,000 barrels per day (bpd) from 740,000 bpd in May, according to preliminary loading programmes.. . .  Full story

Angola annuls winning tender for 4th telecoms operating license - presidency

18/04 Angola's President João Lourenço annulled on Thursday the winning tender for the country’s fourth telecoms operating license and ordered it be re-run to ensure "a clean and transparent process," his office. . .  Full story
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