In accordance with the Lusaka Stock Exchange Limited (“LuSE”) Listings Requirements, the Board of Directors advises the Shareholders of ZCCM Investments Holdings PLC (“the Company”) that for the interim period ended 31 March 2015, the basic earnings per share is expected to be 199% higher, and the headline earnings per share is expected to be 199% higher, than those for the interim period ended 31 March 2014.
Although copper prices continued to decline from an average of US$ 6,740 per tonne in October 2014 to US$6,082 per tonne as at end of March 2015, the company increased its profitably largely due to exchange gain as well as profits in associate companies.
Shareholders are advised that the information contained in this trading statement has not been reviewed or reported on by the external auditors of the Company.
The Company expects its results for the interim period ended 31 March 2015 to be released via the LuSE SENS and published in the local press on or about 2 July 2015. Accordingly, shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the Company’s securities until publication of the results.
Lusaka, Zambia ‑ 1 July 2015
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