Barclays expects slow loan growth in SA

From Reuters * Earnings up 14 pct, net interest income up 10 pct * Credit impairments shrink 21 pct * Dividend up 20 pct, shares gain 4 pct By Helen Nyambura-Mwaura JOHANNESBURG, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Barclays Africa Group reported a 14 percent rise in full-year earnings on Tuesday partly due to sharp fall in bad debt charges that … Read more

Telkom: Time to bet on its Dream Team; always had great assets, but now being well managed for first time

I’ve been warming to Telkom lately. During research into the saga around the suspension of its CFO Jacques Schindehutte it became apparent that new chairman Jabu Mabuza has used his considerable influence to gather around him a board and management that’s as close to a Dream Team as SA can deliver. Today’s announcement that Vodacom’s … Read more