Highlights of the day: 8 December

June 16, 2024

FinMeUp highlights of the day


South Africa

Karooooo Limited- business update

  • Cartrack subscribers in total for the quarter ended November 30, 2022 grew by 14% to 1 678 606.
  • Net Cartrack subscriber additions for the quarter ended November 30, 2022 grew by 27% to 78 593.

Thungela Resources Limited- Trading statement

  • EPS is expected to be at least R125, representing an increase of at least 105%.
  • Due to the Transnet Freight Rail performance, illegal mining activity and power interruption, Thungela lost approximately 600kt of export saleable production for FY 2022.
  • Demand in Europe is expected to remain firm into 2023.
  • Export saleable production for FY 2022 is expected to be 12.8Mt, which is lower than the revised guidance range of 13.0Mt to 13.6Mt.


The U.S.


  • Nvidia and Deutsche Bank have announced a partnership to "accelerate the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the financial services sector".

Worlds richest person

  • Elon Musk is no longer the worlds richest person after Bernard Arnault & family dethroned him.


  • Paypal has expanded its crypto buying, selling and holding service to Luxembourg.


  • Microsoft and Nintendo agreed to a 10-year deal to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo platforms.


  • According to Reuters, Tesla has announced that it will sell cars in Thailand for the first time.


  • Deere declared a quarterly dividend of $1.20 per share up from its previous dividend of $1.13 per share.


  • Ferrero has agreed to acquire Wells Enterprises.

GameStop Earnings

  • EPS of -$0.31 missing expectations of -$0.28.
  • Revenue of $1.19B missing expectations of $1.35B.


  • Theranos executive Sunny Balwani has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for defrauding patients and investors.

Exxon Mobile

  • Exxon Mobile expanded its share buyback program up to $50 Billion through 2024.


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