The share price of Adcorp  had its biggest  one-day gain since March on Thursday after the employment services  group said it expects a sharp rise in profits due to cost containment efforts to ease the effects of Covid-19.

Adcorp, which operates in SA and Australia, said in a trading update on Thursday that operating profit is expected to increase to as much as R112m in the six months to end-August, an increase of up to 31%. 

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