Discovery Ltd (DSYJ.J)
26 Oct 2016
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 25 Insurance group Discovery has been given the regulatory go-ahead to establish a banking presence in South Africa, the company said on Tuesday, in a move that could lead to it gaining a banking licence within a year.
Discovery Communications , which owns networks like the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, on Thursday became the latest TV company to invest in digital content in an effort to reach mobile viewers.
* Its unit, Discovery sp. z o.o., buys 9,900 shares of Emarket sp. z o.o.
* Fy normalised headline earnings were r4.3 billion, +7%; and normalised headline earnings per share grew 1%
Aug 25 South African insurer Discovery Limited said full-year profit would be in the range of flat to up to 5 percent higher than last year following increased investment in new initiatives including plans to expand into the banking sector.
JOHANNESBURG, July 21 South African insurer Discovery Limited said on Thursday it will launch in Japan its behaviour tracking programme, which rewards health and life insurance clients for healthy lifestyle choices and helps track their fitness.
* Richard Farber will relinquish his role as chief financial officer and group financial director of discovery with effect from Dec. 31, 2016