JAMIE CARR: MTN cashing in on digital switch

In 2020, subscribers in MTN’s 21 markets grew by 28.8m to an impressive 280m overall

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JAMIE CARR: African Rainbow Minerals’ blockbuster year

Anybody brave enough to stick some bets on at the height of pandemic panic will have made out handsomely, with ARM’s share price bouncing back to sit a shade ...

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JAMIE CARR: Dash of the Woolworths food division

Service excellence contributed to Woolworths Food’s online sales rising 158.5%

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JAMIE CARR: British American Tobacco’s bold move into the future

The new focus almost hides its cigarette revenue of nine times of all noncombustibles

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JAMIE CARR: Home renovations a boon for Italtile

Sales and profit growth were in the double digits across all its operations in the half-year to end-December

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JAMIE CARR: ExxonMobil’s all-round hammering

It cut spending on new projects by a third, laid off approximately 15% of its workforce and wrote down the value of its shale gas properties by more than $20bn

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JAMIE CARR: GameStop: Eat my shorts

The amateurs have been laughing all the way to the bank but it’s going to end in tears

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JAMIE CARR: Dr Martens puts best boot forward

Dr Martens’ IPO is expected to net a distinctly tidy return for its owner, Permira

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JAMIE CARR: Deliveroo is making a killing

Deliveroo’s revenues have doubled and its valuation has shot up as it prepares for an IPO

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JAMIE CARR: Tesla leading the charge

Leading the charge in the equity realm is Tesla, whose market cap has now hit $834bn, making Elon Musk the world’s richest man (on paper)

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JAMIE CARR: Amazon is uniquely compelling

Bezos’s delivery vans are doing a job that would make old Saint Nick proud

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JAMIE CARR: Nampak not showing much bottle

Nampak’s results were clobbered by the lockdowns across all its geographies, with reduced economic activity coming on top of an already shaky economic climate

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JAMIE CARR: Purple Group shows how to beat the blues

Purple’s EasyEquities business grew its funded retail investment accounts 86%

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JAMIE CARR: Behind humble Spar Group’s ‘extraordinary performance’

Spar’s switch to higher-margin grocery and fresh categories boosted profits

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JAMIE CARR: Airbnb walking on air again

Airbnb is now sitting on more forward bookings than it had at this time last year

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JAMIE CARR: Boeing approaching a crash-landing

The company is scrambling to save money wherever it can, but there is no prospect of a meaningful recovery until governments move away from lockdowns

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