JOHANNESBURG, Oct 17 South African pharmacy group Dis-Chem's half-year profit on a per share basis rose 10.5 percent as it lifted market share across all divisions.
PARIS, Oct 17 Danone said sales growth slowed sharply in the third quarter, reflecting falling sales of its infant formula products in China due to challenging year-ago comparables, and due to lost dairy sales stemming from a consumer boycott in Morocco.
* FTSE China A50 +0.3 pct, BNY Mellon ADR China Select +1.6 pct
LONDON, Oct 16 The copper market is currently experiencing a squeeze on physical metal.
SYDNEY, Oct 17 Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billion-dollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite a furious reaction to Canberra's potential move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
No related earnings announcements are currently scheduled within the next 7 days.