09h25 South Africa's rand weakened early on Monday as a firming dollar and rising U.S. bond yields lured investors offshore and there was little locally to firm the currency.  Full story
20/04 South African retailer Steinhoff remains in a "tough position" and is talking to creditors about restructuring debt, the company said on Friday at its first shareholder meeting since an accounting scandal was uncovered in December.  Full story
07h40 following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Monday.  Full story
21/04 South African retailer Steinhoff remains in a "tough position" and is talking to creditors about restructuring debt, the company said on Friday at its first shareholder meeting since an accounting scandal was uncovered in December.  Full story
18/04 South African consumer price inflation slowed to its lowest rate in seven years on Wednesday as the end of the worst drought in decades helped push down food prices, data showed on Wednesday.  Full story
17/04 (This version of the April 16th story corrects sum to $100 billion from 100 billion rand. Also removes Pravin Gordhan, who is not one of the envoys)  Full story
09h29 Revenue for the interim period shot up to R154.0 million (R79.8 million) whilst operating profit almost halved to R62.9 million (R124.6 million). Profit attributable to equity holders dipped to R15.5 million. . .  Full story
09h25 South Africa's rand weakened early on Monday as a firming dollar and rising U.S. bond yields lured investors offshore and there was little locally to firm the currency.. . .  Full story
08h39 Revenue for the interim period grew to R930.9 million (R897.2 million) whilst operating profit improved by 2.3% to R467.9 million (R457.4 million). Profit for the period took a 25.4% knock to. . .  Full story
21/04 South African retailer Steinhoff remains in a "tough position" and is talking to creditors about restructuring debt, the company said on Friday at its first shareholder meeting since an accounting scandal. . .  Full story
20/04 Revenue for the interim period lowered by 8% to R34.3 million (R37.4 million) whilst net loss dropped 13% to R17.0 million (loss of R15.1 million). Loss attributable to owners dived 65%. . .  Full story
14h41 Aluminium fell more than 8 percent on Monday on news that the United States has extended the deadline for companies to wind down business with sanctions-hit Russian producer Rusal.. . .  Full story
14h34 Whistleblowers exposing fraud, tax evasion, data breaches and other misdeeds will be given more protection from retaliation under new rules proposed by the European Commission on Monday.. . .  Full story
14h31 Hedge fund managers have never seemed so convinced that oil prices are set to rise rather than fall in the near term, according to the latest positioning data published by regulators and exchanges.. . .  Full story
14h22 With Ethiopia signalling it may start filling its towering $4 billion Grand Renaissance Dam this year, safeguarding scarce Nile water resources has surged to the top of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's policy agenda as. . .  Full story
14h22 Rice farmers in Kafr Ziada village in the Nile River Delta have ignored planting restrictions aimed at conserving water for years, continuing to grow a medium-grain variety of the crop that is prized around the. . .  Full story
14h43 The European Central Bank is considering shelving planned rules that would have forced bank to set aside more money against their stock of unpaid loans, after suffering a political backlash.. . .  Full story
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14h11 Oil prices were little changed at around $74 a barrel on Monday on rising U.S. borrowing costs and the prospect of further output rises after another increase in the weekly rig count, although the. . .  Full story
07h40 following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Monday.. . .  Full story
20/04 South African telecoms firm MTN has appointed Nigerian investment firm Chapel Hill Denham as lead manager for the initial public offering of its Nigerian business in Lagos later this year, two sources told Reuters on. . .  Full story
20/04 South African telecoms firm MTN has appointed Nigerian investment firm Chapel Hill Denham as lead issuing house for the initial public offering of its Nigerian business in Lagos later this year, two sources told Reuters. . .  Full story
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20/04 The acting chairman of Steinhoff, Heather Sonn, told shareholders on Friday the company had made "good progress on the accounting irregularities" which led the South African retail group to overstate income and asset values.. . .  Full story
14h33 Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has halted talks to buy Abraaj's investment business, two sources said, in a blow to the private equity firm which is facing an investigation by investors into how it. . .  Full story
14h32 Netflix Inc said on Monday it planned to raise $1.5 billion in debt, the second time the company is tapping the debt market in less than a year to fuel a rapid expansion in. . .  Full story
14h29 Toymaker Hasbro Inc fell well short of Wall Street expectations for profit in the first quarter as the bankruptcy of Toys 'R' Us spurred a nearly $100 million shortfall in revenue.. . .  Full story
14h28 Iran's oil minister said that if crude oil prices continued to rise there would be no need to extend a pact between OPEC and non-OPEC producers aimed at bolstering prices, the ministry's official website. . .  Full story
14h17 Americans engaged with United Company Rusal PLC have until Oct. 23 to wind down their business with the aluminum giant amid U.S. sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday in a statement extending the. . .  Full story
14h56 Consumer products maker Newell Brands Inc has agreed to add three independent directors to its board, including one proposed by hedge fund Starboard Value LP, ending a months-long proxy fight with the activist investor.  Full story
14h55 Brazil's biggest for-profit education company, Kroton Educacional SA, has agreed to buy a controlling stake in rival Somos Educação SA for 4.6 billion reais ($1.34 billion), according to a securities filing on Monday.  Full story
14h55 Volvo Trucks plans to share battery technology across its brands to tame development and production costs for the crucial but expensive component, as the world's second-largest truck maker ramps up electric offerings, the company told Reuters on Monday.  Full story
14h47 As OPEC's efforts to balance the oil market bear fruit, U.S. producers are reaping the benefits - and flooding Europe with a record amount of crude.  Full story
14h47 U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management dismissed Hyundai Motor Group's restructuring plan as insufficient on Monday and called on the South Korean conglomerate to adopt a holding company strategy and appoint more independent board members.  Full story
USA Week Ahead
22/04 The potential for an intensifying trade dispute to undercut the U.S. stock market could become clearer next week when a host of multinational companies reports quarterly results that may provide a glimpse into the impact of those global tensions.  Full story
14h05 Local business leaders at a banquet in Ethiopia's capital last week were hoping the new prime minister Abiy Ahmed would tell them he planned to loosen the state's grip on the economy.. . .  Full story
22/04 Algeria's energy earnings rose 19.6 percent in the first three months of this year from the same period in 2017, cutting the trade deficit by 83.6 percent, official figures showed on. . .  Full story
20/04 Morocco’s annual consumer price inflation rose to 2.5 percent in March, up from 1.8 percent in February, mainly due to higher food prices, the High Planning Authority said on Friday.. . .  Full story
20/04 Angola's state-run oil firm Sonangol is inviting bids for stakes in two offshore oil blocks in Africa's second-largest crude producer, Sonangol said on Friday.. . .  Full story
19/04 Kenya expects its sugar production to jump by up to 19 percent this year, recovering from a drought-induced drop the previous year, a senior government official said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
13h31 Sri Lankan share index ended marginally weaker on Monday, hitting a one-week closing low, as investors awaited fresh cues as a new cabinet is expected to be sworn in this week, stockbrokers said.. . .  Full story
12h24 Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank is set to price its global equity offering at the top end of an indicative range, raising roughly $922 million and marking the country's biggest-ever IPO, a source. . .  Full story
12h18 Vietnam stocks plummeted nearly 4 percent on Monday, extending a market rout after a near 7 percent decline over the last two weeks, while most other stock markets in the region slipped as U.S.. . .  Full story
11h04 State-run Chinese conglomerate CITIC Group is conducting due diligence on CEFC China Energy's stake in onshore oil fields in Abu Dhabi as CITIC prepares, under the Chinese government's direction, to possibly take over CEFC's energy. . .  Full story
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