Despite a stronger rand holding back revenue growth during the period — it was up a tepid 1% to just under R31bn — Barloworld reported a 14% rise in first-half earnings from continuing operations. The company said its equipment businesses in Russia and Southern Africa performed better during the period under review. Barloworld CEO Dominic Sewela spoke to Business Day TV to provide more insight into the results. OR LISTEN TO THE AUDIO: Listen to all latest podcasts here.

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