Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • Among others, the following local companies are set to report results this coming week: Royal Bafokeng Platinum (Interim Results): from a recent trading statement, management guided for headline earnings per share (HEPS) to deteriorate by between 115.3% and 125.7% y/y to a headline losses, tracking well behind full year market expectations (consensus: -94.4%). The result […]

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  • Highlights SA: June PPI for final manufactured goods fell to 4% y/y from 4.8% in May and contracted –0.3% m/m. The Reserve Bank’s composite leading business cycle indicator for May remained unchanged from the month before at 95.8. SSA: The Central Bank of Swaziland opted to keep the discount rate unchanged at 7.25%.The Central Bank […]

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  • FNB Business is taking proactive steps to increase and diversify existing levels of support for SMEs in line with the objectives of the National Development Plan. The bank is implementing strategy that supports government’s national imperatives to accelerate transformation and inclusive economic growth. FNB is well positioned as a leading business banking franchise. We continue […]

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  • Every entrepreneur has heard the adage “cash flow is king”, and they know that effective cash flow management is essential for business survival. For your business to stay on route, it requires a strategy for day-to-day management as well as razor sharp focus on the specific financial areas of your business. This is especially true […]

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  •  Weekly update on fruit and vegetable markets Weekly fruit and vegetables prices ended last week down across most commodities under review largely due to weak mid-month demand and volume pressure. However, vegetable prices posted a sharp recovery relative to last year this time (figure A). The yearly trend in fruit prices was mixed with half […]

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