Total income from operations stood at R596 crore during the three months of July to September 2013, up 10% year-on-year. The company reported an operating loss of R2 crore before other income, finance costs and exceptional items. Other income stood close to R38 crore up from R34 crore last year, while finance cost declined to nearly R5 crore against close to R9 crore year-on-year. Profit before tax more than halved to R30 crore during Q2. Share price closed up 4.06% to R16.65, on Thursday, on BSE.