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10h38 South Africa's economic growth likely resumed in the second quarter of 2017 after two straight quarters of contraction that pushed the economy into a recession, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Friday.  Full story
08h51 Glencore said on Thursday it had signed agreements to buy a 49 percent stake in coal mines in Australia's Hunter Valley for just over $1.1 billion, getting a share of assets it was expected to miss out on to China's Yancoal.  Full story
Alphabet Inc's Google aims to train 10 million people in Africa in online skills over the next five years in an effort to make them more employable, its chief executive said on Thursday.  Full story
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09h53 South Africa's Barclays Africa Group said on Friday its half-year profit rose 7 percent, driven by solid earnings growth in its. . .  Full story
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09h14 Net interest income rose slightly to R14.5 billion (R14.4 billion). Operating profit before income tax improved to R6.5 billion (R6.4 billion).. . .  Full story
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09h08 South Africa's rand was steady against the dollar on Friday, as an earlier global bounce by the greenback petered out. . .  Full story
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08h25 Total income decreased slightly to R36.324 billion (2016: R36.508 billion), operating income before operating expenditure rose to R32.551 billion (2016: R31.311. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa's main stock indices came within sight of record highs on Thursday only to be repelled by technical factors, with data showing the market had moved into overbought territory.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South African utility Eskom confirmed on Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Anoj Singh has been placed on special leave pending an investigation into allegations he granted preferential treatment to bidders supplying. . .  Full story
South Africa's top tourist hub Cape Town expects a 13 percent jump in tourist arrivals this year to 1.77 million, officials said on Thursday, a rare bright spot in an economy that slid into. . .  Full story
The head of 9mobile, the mobile operator formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, has asked the telecoms regulator for concessions on spectrum and foreign exchange access to shore up its revenues ahead. . .  Full story
Mining companies Gold Fields and Anglo American have set aside over $130 million between them for a possible settlement with miners who contracted lung diseases at work.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa's Gold Fields and global mining group Anglo American have set aside over $130 million between them for a possible settlement with miners who contracted lung diseases at work.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Department store Stuttafords, the 159-year-old "Harrods of South Africa", is closing down, victim of a global shift to online retail and a domestic economic slump that has put brands such as. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Anglo American said on Thursday it set aside $101 million for the possible settlement of a class action lawsuit brought to it by South African miners who allegedly contracted lung disease. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa's Gold Fields expects half-year profits to fall as much as 50 percent on the back of higher costs to convert local currencies to dollars and an increase in amortisation,. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa's producer price inflation slowed to 4 percent year-on-year in June from 4.8 percent in May, the statistics agency said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
Dollar weakness propelled emerging stocks to near three-year highs on Thursday and some currencies hit multi-month peaks, boosted also by signs of healthy economic growth and a rise in Chinese corporate profits.. . .  Full story
Gross turnover for the interim period grew to GBP25.1 billion (GBP21.0 billion) whilst profit from operations was higher at GBP2.6 billion (GBP2.2 billion). Profit attributable to owners lowered to GBP2.3 billion. . .  Full story
Glencore cut its 2017 output targets on Thursday after changes in what it extracts at some of its mines, rainfall and maintenance hit production in the first half of the year.. . .  Full story
Revenue for the period increased to USD12.122 billion (2016: USD9.936 billion), operating profit turned around to USD2.564 billion (2016: loss of USD34 million), profit attributable to equity shareholders of the company. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] ArcelorMittal South Africa reported a deeper first-half loss on Thursday but forecast growth in steel demand in Africa in the second half.. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period rose to GBP307.3 million (2016: GBP285.5 million). Operating profit decreased to GBP197.6 million (2016: GBP280.3 million), profit attributable to owners of Intu grew to GBP127.1 million. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Anglo American on Thursday said it was resuming dividend payments six months early after a "relentless focus" on cost-cutting combined with higher commodity prices had cut debt and increased cash flow. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period went up 4.4% to USD27.1 billion (USD20.0 billion) and gross profit also rose by 4.4% to USD16.4 billion (USD12.2 billion). Profit attributable to equity holders shot. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] MTN expects to swing back into profit in the first half of its financial year after a 330 billion naira ($1.1 billion) fine paid in the previous reporting period weighed on. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period increased to R19.151 billion (2016: R17.006 billion), loss from operations grew to R983 million (2016: loss of R269 million), loss for the period widened to R2.223. . .  Full story
Brazil's central bank cut interest rates below 10 percent for the first time since 2013 on Wednesday and signaled it could keep up its pace of easing as plunging inflation gives it leeway to. . .  Full story
Global banks have said they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for Brexit, the country's planned exit from the European Union.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa will harvest 15,969 million tonnes of maize this season, the biggest crop on record after improved weather conditions across the maize belt boosted yields, the government's Crop Estimates Committee. . .  Full story
Emerging markets were mostly firmer on Wednesday after a shaky start in Asia caused by a slight rise in the dollar and U.S. bond yields before the Federal Reserve meeting.. . .  Full story
Gross rental income lowered to GBP122.9 million (2016: GBP126.3 million), operating profit before other net gains and share of results of joint ventures and associates decreased to GBP87.9 million (2016: GBP91.8. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa's rand steadied against the dollar on Wednesday as, in the absence of domestic data, investors eyed the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy statement.. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period decreased by 7% to R8.478 billion (2016: R9 .068 billion), profit from operations jumped 19% to R677 million (2016: R571 million), profit for the period attributable. . .  Full story
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