Brexit spells trouble for SA banks, economy – Moneyweb

Following the market-spinning Brexit vote, commentators warn that Britain could slip into recession and that London may lose its status as a global financial centre, particularly if the UK loses the easy access to European markets that it has enjoyed for 43 years. As a result, local banks and insurers, particularly those with UK exposure, face challenging times. Justin Floor comments. […]

Auditor disclaimer and profit dip tank PPC – Business Day Live

Cement maker PPC on Tuesday scrapped its dividend payment for the first time as it posted a sharp drop in profits in the interim period to March. SA’s largest cement manufacturer also made public a disclaimer stating that auditor Deloitte & Touche could not draw a conclusion on its ability to continue as a going concern. […]

Land sweetens pot for Tongaat Hulett – Business Times

In the year to end-March, Tongaat Hulett generated R1.115-billion of profit from the sale of 121 developable hectares of land, an increase from R829-million from a sale of 108ha last year. Against the backdrop of severe drought in KwaZulu-Natal, the company’s sugar operation profit fell to R124-million from R806-million the year before. However, CEO Peter […]

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