Monthly Archives: July 2021

SAB takes the fizz out of AB InBev as Covid bans increase pressure

In the five years since Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) closed on a $100-billion merger with South African Breweries (SAB), the Belgian multinational’s share price has plummeted while its competitors’ stock has gone up. The troubles facing the world’s largest brewer are complex: For years beer sales slumped due to the changing tastes of health-conscious consumers. Having a presence all over the world has made

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Weaker Australian dollar supports prices

A weaker Australian dollar offered support to local grain markets. The Australian dollar has fallen by near two cents in the past week, or more than 2.3 per cent, which in theory makes Australian grain exports more competitive into overseas markets. Traders are showing an increased willingness to soak up old crop supplies on expectations of another large export season

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