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South Africa probes possible insider trading at Discovery

By Zandi Shabalala
Posted on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 14:49

Discovery shares fell 5.5 percent on Feb. 16, a day before South Africa’s biggest health insurer said it expected a fall of as much as 55 percent in first-half profit.

We are co-operating fully with the FSB in their inquiry

Discovery immediately reported the unexpected share price move to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) who in turn notified the Financial Services Board (FSB), chief financial officer Richard Farber said.

“We are co-operating fully with the FSB in their inquiry,” he told Reuters.

The head of FSB’s directorate of market abuse, Solly Keetse, said the regulator would disclose the details of the investigation when the report was complete.

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