August 17, 2011

Exchange news

JSE boosts net profit by 22% for first half

South Africa’s JSE Ltd reported a 22% increase in net profit after tax to R253.8 million for the 6 months to June, driven by a 7% increase in revenue combined with controlled operating costs. The bourse declared a special dividend of 210c/share.

Exchange news

Rencap appoints Yvonne Ike as new CEO West Africa

Leading emerging markets investment bank Renaissance Capital has appointed Yvonne Ike as its Chief Executive Officer, West Africa. She will be based in Lagos.