Capitec eats the big banks’ lunch

The bank has pulled back on its lending, with credit-active consumers under judgment down to 5% from 10% in 2015

Sanlam: A firm in fine fettle

None of the company’s business units is in intensive care. But its diversification into health may raise eyebrows

Old Mutual: dominant and flush with cash

There will be more gifts for shareholders after the sale of the Latin American business goes through

Italtile loosens the purse strings

Shareholders get a special dividend of 30c a share — and a 27% increase in the dividend payout to 38c

Woolworths’ Australian albatross

With only the food division shining, the retailer needs to smarten up its business wardrobe

Emira quietly emerges as a top-performing property play

Demand for Emira shares is on the rebound as the company’s restructuring efforts begin to gain traction

MTN unfazed by difficult regimes

Profits are up in all the Middle Eastern operations, bar Yemen, and opportunities remain despite the risks

Trustco: A tale of shifty mines

The investment company’s acquisition of NNDC doesn’t yet seem to have paid much dividends

How Amplats survived the platinum plunge

Most platinum mines are struggling to keep their heads above water as the price remains stubbornly low

Absa: Transformed and structured for growth

Subdued economy puts the brakes on hopes for spectacular results in the wake of independence from Barclays

Richemont edges into the digital age

Johann Rupert wants to address the demands of luxury consumers in a rapidly changing trading environment

Concern as Trencor share price stumbles

Looking past improved operational performance, there remains a worry around increased competition

Clicks vs Dis-Chem: Battle of pharmacy giants

With Dis-Chem’s listing in 2016, investors have a tough call to make between the rivals in the health and beauty sector

Pick n Pay’s Brasher delivers the goods

CEO earns plaudits from analysts as he turns ailing retailer around in a big way — with promises of more to come