Mediclinic International PLC (MEIJ.J)
12 Nov 2018
* MEDICLINIC INTERNATIONAL - IN MIDDLE EAST, 182-BED MEDICLINIC PARKVIEW HOSPITAL IN DUBAI OPENED IN SEPTEMBER ON TIME AND IN BUDGET
* MEDICLINIC INTNL PLC - COMBINATION - HIRSLANDEN LA COLLINE AND GRANGETTES
LONDON Online grocer and technology company Ocado entered Britain's index of biggest companies on Wednesday in a quarterly reshuffle of the FTSE 100 which clearly showed the zeitgeist in a disrupted retail industry.
* Retailers Mothercare and Moss Bros drop out of FTSE All-Share
JOHANNESBURG Mediclinic took a hefty $863 million (646.28 million pounds) writedown on its Swiss business on Thursday, tipping South Africa's biggest private hospital group into an annual loss and sending its shares tumbling.
* Shares tumble more than 8 percent (Adds CEO comment, shares)
JOHANNESBURG, May 24 South African private hospital group Mediclinic reported a 3 percent rise in annual core profit on Thursday, boosted by a recovery in its Middle Eastern operations.