BioScience, Kelly Group, Pinnacle: South African Equity Preview

The following stocks may rise or fall in South Africa. Symbols are in parentheses and prices are from the last close.

The FTSE/JSE Africa All Share Index closed at its highest in two weeks as it rose for a third day, gaining 538.23, or 1.8 percent, to 30,998.05 by the 5 p.m. close in Johannesburg.

BioSience Brands Ltd. (BIO SJ): The health and nutritional products supplier reports earnings for the year through June. The company’s per-share loss widened by more than 20 percent in the year through June from a year earlier, it said in a trading statement on July 13. The stock ended unchanged at 1 cent.

Kelly Group Ltd. (KEL SJ), a human resources company, holds a general meeting of shareholders. Shares in the company closed unchanged at 3.70 rand.

Pinnacle Technology Holdings Ltd. (PNC SJ): The computer and networking group reports results for the year to June 30. Earnings per share for the year to June 30 rose as much as 60 percent over the 76.7 cents reported a year earlier, the company said in a trading statement on Sept. 13. The stock closed 0.2 percent higher at 8.60 rand.

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