JSE reports excellent results for 2015

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) delivered an excellent financial performance in 2015, with group earnings after tax increasing by 42% to R899 million (2014 – R634 million).

Nicky Newton-King (pictured), JSE CEO, said:

"The JSE's solid performance is attributable to double-digit revenue growth across all operating divisions, driven by significantly higher market activity, which was well handled by the increasingly robust technology in which the exchange continues to invest."

Group earnings after tax for 2015 increased by 42% to R899 million (2014 - R634 million), with operating revenue growing by 20% to R2.1 billion (2014 - R1.8 billion). Group earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) increased by 45% to R1 billion (2014 - R704 million). The earnings per share (EPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) statistics, at 1 051.0 cents (up 42%) and 1 026.3 cents (up 40%) respectively, reflect the Group's well-established commercial momentum.

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