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Naspers Ltd (NPNJn.J)

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Naspers Says MultiChoice Finalising Pre-Listing Statement For JSE Submission
3:05pm GMT 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::UNBUNDLING AND LISTING OF MULTICHOICE.CONFIRMS THAT MULTICHOICE IS FINALISING ITS PRE-LISTING STATEMENT FOR PURPOSES OF SUBMISSION TO JSE.  Full Article

Naspers N Shares Approved For Inclusion In List Of Qualifying Equity Securities On A2X
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::SECONDARY LISTING ON A2X.ITS N ORDINARY SHARES APPROVED FOR INCLUSION IN LIST OF QUALIFYING EQUITY SECURITIES TO BE TRADED ON A2X WITH EFFECT FROM 27 DECEMBER 2018.NASPERS WILL RETAIN ITS PRIMARY LISTING ON JOHANNESBURG STOCK EXCHANGE.  Full Article

Naspers Says Co and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board Invest $540 Mln In India's Byju's
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - :NASPERS SAYS CO LEADS $540 MILLION INVESTMENT IN INDIA'S BYJU'S; SIGNIFICANT PORTION ALSO CONTRIBUTED BY CANADIAN PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT BOARD-STATEMENT.  Full Article

Naspers HY Revenue Up 29 Pct TO $11 Bln
Friday, 30 Nov 2018 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::NASPERS LTD - HY REVENUES INCREASED 29%(1) YEAR ON YEAR TO US11.0BN.NASPERS LTD - HY TRADING PROFIT GREW 34% YEAR ON YEAR TO US$2.0BN.NASPERS LTD - HY CORE HEADLINE EARNINGS GREW 39% TO US$1.7BN (2017: US$1.2BN).NASPERS - ECOMMERCE REDUCED TRADING LOSSES MATERIALLY ON BACK OF STRONG CONTRIBUTIONS FROM CLASSIFIEDS, WHICH TURNED PROFITABLE INCLUDING LETGO IN HYNASPERS LTD - HY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER N ORDINARY SHARE 640 CENTS.NASPERS LTD - HY DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER N ORDINARY SHARE 632 CENTS.NASPERS LTD - HY CORE HEADLINE EARNINGS PER N ORDINARY SHARE 385 CENTS.NASPERS LTD - OVER REMAINDER OF FINANCIAL YEAR, WE WILL MAINTAIN OUR FOCUS ON DRIVING PROFITABILITY IN ECOMMERCE UNITS.NASPERS LTD - CONTAINING COSTS AND WEATHERING CHALLENGING MACRO CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN A PRIORITY FOR CO'S MORE MATURE ASSETS.NASPERS LTD - EARNINGS ARE SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTED BY FOREIGN EXCHANGE VOLATILITY.NASPERS LTD - ECOMMERCE WAS MAIN DRIVER OF GROWTH, WITH REVENUES INCREASING 32%.NASPERS LTD - HY REVENUES GENERATED BY ECOMMERCE BUSINESSES TOTALLED US$902M, WITH TRADING PROFITS OF US$223M.NASPERS LTD - TENCENT GREW TOTAL GROUP REVENUE 39% YEAR ON YEAR TO RMB147.2BN FOR ITS SIX MONTHS TO 30 JUNE 2018..NASPERS LTD - TENCENT CONTINUED TO EXPAND USER BASE OF PAYMENT-RELATED SERVICES, WITH MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS EXCEEDING 800M AT END OF JUNE 2018.  Full Article

Naspers Sees HY EPS Between 530 Cents And 548 Cents
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::NASPERS LTD - EXPECT CORE HY HEPS TO BE BETWEEN 35% (98 US CENTS) AND 43% (118 US CENTS) HIGHER THAN ADJUSTED COMPARABLE PERIOD'S 277 US CENT.NASPERS - EARNINGS PER SHARE WAS IMPACTED SIGNIFICANTLY BY ONCE-OFF GAIN RECOGNISED ON DISPOSAL OF GROUP'S INTEREST IN FLIPKART LTD.NASPERS LTD - SEES HY EPS TO BE BETWEEN 209% (530 US CENTS) AND 216% (548 US CENTS) HIGHER THAN PRIOR PERIOD'S REPORTED 254 US CENTS.  Full Article

Naspers Commits 4.6 Bln Rand Of Funding To Back S.Africa Technology Businesses
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::NASPERS COMMITS R4.6BN OF FUNDING TO BACK SOUTH AFRICAN TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES.ANNOUNCES NASPERS FOUNDRY AND COMMITS R1.4 BILLION OF FUNDS TO HELP SOUTH AFRICAN TECH ENTREPRENEURS GROW START-UPS.OVER NEXT 3 YRS, R3.2 BILLION TO BE ALLOCATED TO DEVELOPMENT OF EXISTING S. AFRICAN TECH BUSINESSES INCLUDING OLX, TAKEALOT, MR D FOOD.NASPERS FOUNDRY TO LAUNCH IN 2019.  Full Article

letgo Receives $500 Mln New Funding Commitment From Naspers
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018 

Aug 8 (Reuters) - letgo::LETGO RECEIVES $500M NEW FUNDING COMMITMENT FROM NASPERS.LETGO, AN APP TO BUY AND SELL LOCALLY, SAYS ANNOUNCED THAT NASPERS HAS COMMITTED TO INVEST $500 MILLION OF NEW CAPITAL INTO LETGO.  Full Article

Swiggy Acquires On-Demand Delivery Platform Scootsy
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Swiggy::SWIGGY ACQUIRES ON-DEMAND DELIVERY PLATFORM SCOOTSY.SWIGGY - SCOOTSY WILL CONTINUE AS AN INDEPENDENT APP.  Full Article

Naspers Posts FY Core Headline Earnings Per N Ordinary Share Of 581 US Cents
Friday, 22 Jun 2018 

June 22 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::FY CORE HEADLINE EARNINGS PER N ORDINARY SHARE 581 US CENTS.IN YEAR AHEAD, CO WILL USE STRONG BALANCE SHEET TO ACCELERATE GROWTH OF ITS CLASSIFIEDS, FOOD-DELIVERY AND FINTECH BUSINESSES GLOBALLY.FY REVENUE OF $6.66 BILLION VERSUS $6.10 BILLION YEAR AGO.FY INTERNET DIVISION REVENUE GREW 50% TO US$15.9BN.FY ECOMMERCE DIVISION REVENUE INCREASED 25% TO US$3.6BN.WILL CONTINUE TO SCALE ECOMMERCE, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA VIDEO- ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESSES AND DRIVE THEM CLOSER TO PROFITABILITY IN THE YEAR AHEAD.FLIPKART, OUR EQUITY-ACCOUNTED ETAIL INVESTMENT IN INDIA, INCREASED MARKET SHARE BY GROWING GMV 49% YEAR ON YEAR.TAKEALOT, SOUTH AFRICA'S LEADING ETAILER, EXTENDED ITS LEADERSHIP, GROWING GMV BY 70%.FY PROFIT BEFORE TAXATION OF $11.66 BILLION VERSUS $2.41 BILLION YEAR AGO.RECOMMENDS ANNUAL GROSS DIVIDEND BE RAISED BY 12% TO 650 CENTS PER LISTED N SHARE AND 130 CENTS PER UNLISTED A SHARE.FOR YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 2017, DELIVERY HERO INCREASED REVENUE BY 60% TO EUR 544M, WITH ORDER VOLUMES GROWING 48% TO 292M.SWIGGY SAW HEALTHY INCREASES IN REVENUE AND ORDER VOLUMES IN THE YEAR.ALTHOUGH MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA RELATIVELY STABLE IN H2, VIDEO-ENTERTAINMENT UNIT FACES CHALLENGING CONDITIONS.MAKEMYTRIP'S TRADING LOSSES REDUCED 19% DUE TO GROWTH IN GROSS BOOKINGS, TRANSACTION VOLUME GROWTH IN AIRLINE TICKETING, HOTELS, PACKAGES BUSINESSES.FY GROUP REVENUE, MEASURED ON AN ECONOMIC-INTEREST BASIS, WAS US$20.1BN, UP 38% ON LAST YEAR.  Full Article

Naspers Announces Disposal Of Entire Stake In Flipkart To Walmart
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 

May 9 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::DISPOSAL OF ENTIRE STAKE IN FLIPKART.PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO REINFORCE NASPERS' BALANCE SHEET AND WILL BE INVESTED OVER TIME.ANNOUNCES DISPOSAL OF ITS ENTIRE 11.18% STAKE IN FLIPKART TO US-BASED RETAILER WALMART FOR US$2.2BN.  Full Article

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging market stocks hit near six-week top on China stimulus signals

Jan 15 Emerging market stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by Chinese shares clocking their best day in a week and a half on signs of more stimulus, while developing world currencies broadly firmed against a soft dollar ahead of Britain's parliamentary vote on Brexit.