BRIEF-Amplats sees global platinum market to remain in deficit in short and medium term

lunes 9 de febrero de 2015 02:15 GYT
 

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Anglo American Platinum Ltd

* Summarised preliminary audited group financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014 and change to the board

* Operating profit 2013: Loss of R1.97bn versus 2014: R843m

* Total equivalent refined platinum production for 2014 was 1,842 koz, 21% lower compared to 2013

* Headline earnings FY 2014: r786m versus 2013: R1.45bn

* Further plans include optimising concentrators at union which is in process of being implemented

* Ian Botha has been appointed as incoming finance director and will commence his role on 1 May 2015

* Refined platinum production 2013: 2.38 moz versus 2014: 1.89 moz

* Despite short-term volatility in market, all indications suggests that platinum is in its strongest position since 2005   Continuación...