S.Africa's RBPlat H1 profit falls 58.1% on lower metal prices, soaring costs
- South Africa
South Africa's Royal Bafokeng Platinum on Tuesday reported a 58.1% decline in half-year profit on lower metal prices and higher mining costs.
RBPlat's headline earnings per share, the main profit measure in South Africa, fell to 7.67 rand ($0.4638) in the six months to June 30, from 18.32 rand previously.
($1 = 16.5380 rand)
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