South Africa Economy

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Articles & Analysis | Share Analysis: Woolworths - Retail from The Report: South Africa 2016

 

THE COMPANY: Woolworths Holdings is an investment holding company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange that operates through three wholly owned subsidiaries, Woolworths (proprietary), David Jones and Country Road Group, as well as a joint venture – Woolworths Financial Services. Woolworths is...

 

The JSE has performed well over the past year in spite of muted macroeconomic growth. To what do you attribute this divergence?

 

THE COMPANY: Imperial Holdings was established in 1948 as a single car dealership and over the years has diversified into new products, sectors and geographies. The company’s current offering, which emerged after a major restructuring aimed at streamlining the firm in 2008, includes logistics (South...

Articles & Analysis | Share Analysis: Kumba - Mining from The Report: South Africa 2016

 

THE COMPANY: Kumba is a listed iron ore mining company and 70% subsidiary of global diversified miner Anglo American, benefitting from group procurement and mine optimisation strategies. Kumba was formed in a 2001 demerger from South African integrated steel company Iscor and a subsequent demerger...

 

THE COMPANY: MTN is a multinational telecommunications company, headquartered in South Africa, with operations in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East. MTN’s offerings include voice services through 2G or GSM networks and data services through 3G networks. Incorporated in 1994 under the...

 

The South Africa initial public offering (IPO) market was booming at the start of 2015. In the first quarter of the year, three companies listed on the exchange, more than in any first quarter since the global financial crisis of 2008-09. The combination of a strong market and innovation in regulations and listing rules attracted companies to...

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