Highlights of the day: 19 October

July 17, 2023

FinMeUp highlights of the day


South Africa

SA inflation

  • South Africa inflation eases slightly from 7.6% to 7.5% versus an expected 7.5%.

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited- Acquisition of shares

  • Impala has acquired a further 78 253 Royal Bafokeng shares and now holds approximately 40.49% of the Royal Bafokeng Shares in issue.

Massmart Holdings Limited

  • Morgan Stanley has purchased Massmart shares and now holds 5.29% of the total issued ordinary shares of Massmart.


The U.S.

Electronic Arts

  • Electron Arts have confirmed that the next major entry in the Sims franchise is currently in the works. 
  • The company announced Project Rene, described as the next generation The Sims game and creative platform.

Taco Bell

  • Taco Bell opened its first fast EV charging station/restaurant today.

ASML Holding results

  • GAAP EPS of 4.29.
  • Revenue of 5.8B beating expectations of 5.39B.
  • Gross margin of 51.8%.


  • Cannabis is going on sale at U.S. gas stations as a global first.

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