/ Evergrande has its suspension lifted and makes an interest payment
/ Oil remaining stubbornly high
/ Inflation fears, time for gold?
/ Paypal maybe buying Pinterest for US$45billion
/ Netflix results, still growing albeit north America very slowly
/ Facebook getting a new name as the future is the metaverse
/ Local CPI 5% for September
/ Pick n Pay results
/ Excellent results from Combined Motor Holdings
/ Clicks results
/ New Satrix All Share ETF listing in November
/ Renergen launches a helium token
South Africa inflation rose to 5% in September. Food inflation is 7%, electricity 14%, and fuel almost 20%, with a large petrol price increase expected in November. These increases are partially offset by clothing inflation at 1.6%, appliances -0.4%, and housing rentals around 1%
— kevin lings (@lingskevin) October 20, 2021
My positions for the everything rally.
/ September, the CPI increased 5.4% after advancing 5.3% on a year-on-year basis in August.
/ China Q3 GDP at 4.9%
/ Biden announced that the Port of Los Angeles would start operating around the clock, following the Port of Long Beach's lead, to ease congestion
/ $2.7 Trillion in Crisis Savings Stay Hoarded by Wary Consumers
/ Microsoft shuts down LinkedIN in China
/ MTNs IHS Towers lists in NY, MTN stake worth R22bn
/ Government cracking down on imported cement, but not with tariffs.
/ IMF bumps local GDP to 5% for 2021
/ Murray & Roberts expands in the US
/ Long4Life results and offer on the table
/ Tharisa gets their Chrome plant cold commissioned
/ Alaris & CSG both have delisting offers.
/ US jobs disappoints, but unemployment 4.8%.
/ 15% global tax rate approved.
/ Oil continues to run higher
/ Reports that Malaysia is getting back on track with chip packaging sees PGMs run hard as it could be good news for vehicle production
/ Last Tuesday was tenth commemoration of the death of Steve Jobs. A legend and the iPhone one of the best products ever?
/ All facebook properties down on Monday for 6 hours.
/ EOH update shows it’ll make an operating profit
/ Invicta buys Dartcom, moving into communications and renewable energy
/ Zeder results, still waiting on value unlock
/ Sanlam Investment Holdings buying Absa investment businesses.
/ Home loans worth +R56.6 billion were granted in Q2 2021, +40% compared to the same period in 2019.
/ China & Europe power shortages
/ Brent oil trading around $80
/ Merck Covid-19 pill, expected to produce 1.7 million courses for the U.S. government for $1.2B
/ Tesla delivered record 241,300 vehicles in the third quarter
/ Work-from-home forever: PwC offers US employees full-time remote work
/ Level 1 & SA expected to be removed UK red list, will tourists return?
/ Capitec results
/ Bidcorp results
/ PPC debt restructuring
/ Purple Group tie up with Discovery Bank