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Tuesday, 29 March 2011 - 20:00
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S.Africa's stocks snap losses, govt bonds weaken

By Gugulakhe Lourie and Stella Mapenzauswa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African blue-chip stocks closed around 1.2 percent higher on Tuesday as telecoms, mining and banking shares rebounded.

The rand held steady against the dollar but government bonds retreated, giving up earlier gains after a well-supported weekly auction and as the market prices in higher domestic interest rates towards the end of the year due to rising inflation pressure.

The JSE Top-40 index of blue chips rose 1.22 percent to 28,610.18, reversing two days of losses, while the broader All-share index gained 1.09 percent to 31,718.01.

The rand traded 0.19 percent firmer at 6.8621 against the greenback at 1620 GMT compared with Monday's close at 6.8750.

"It's in quite a tight range, basically trading between 6.85/95. We're really just seeing a little bit of support from equities which is helping the rand slightly," said Nedbank trader Brigid Taylor.

"The rand has been a bit protected by the export market above 6.90 but once that starts to subside we should start to see it back at about 7.00 if not slightly higher. Our bond market is also under a little bit of pressure," Taylor added.

The yield on the benchmark 2015 note climbed 6.5 basis points to 7.825 percent while that on the longer-dated 2026 note added six basis points to 8.995 percent.

Government bonds reversed earlier gains after a weekly bond auction at which the Treasury sold 800 million rand worth of the 2018 note at a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.34 and 1.3 billion rand worth of the 2021 paper at a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.91.

On the bourse, Africa's largest mobile phone group MTN reversed Monday's losses to close at 136 rand, up 3.67 percent on the day and making it the biggest gainer among blue-chips.

Harmony Gold gained 2.74 percent to 99.61 rand after the miner said it had cut costs at its Hidden Valley mine in Papua New Guinea.

Gold Fields increased 2.55 percent to 117.25 rand and platinum producer Lonmin rose 1.66 percent to 186.20 rand.

In financials, Nedbank was up 1.99 percent to 139.11 rand and Standard Bank rose 2.57 percent to 102.36 rand.

Tue, 29 Mar 2011
Top News
French bank BNP Paribas will soon open an office in Nigeria and boost its South African investment banking presence, an official said on Tuesday.  Full story

Revenue increased to R33.7 million (R32 million). Gross profit rose to R19.2 million (R18.5 million) and an operating loss of R0.3 million (profit of R2.8 million) was made. A net attributable loss of R2.8 million (profit of R2.3 million) was recorded. In addition, the headline loss from con  Full story
Plutonium found in soil at the Fukushima nuclear complex heightened alarm on Tuesday over Japan's battle to contain the world's worst atomic crisis in 25 years, as pressure mounted on the prime minister to widen an evacuation zone around the plant.  Full story
Muammar Gaddafi's better armed and organised troops reversed the westward charge of rebels and world powers meeting in London piled pressure on the Libyan leader to end his 41-year rule.  Full story
Forces loyal to Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara seized two major towns in the western cocoa belt in an offensive that is also picking up momentum in the east of the country.  Full story
European shares closed flat on Tuesday, with Italian lender UBI Banca leading banks lower after a capital hike, but with miners higher as. . .  Full story
Global stocks rebound on Tuesday, and the U.S. dollar rose too after a Federal Reserve official said the U.S. central bank's asset purchase. . .  Full story
The FTSE 100 rose moderately in light trade on Tuesday with support from miners and upbeat results from Wolseley outpacing falls in banks. . .  Full story
Gold steadied near $1,420 an ounce on Tuesday as violence in the Middle East boosted the metal's safe-haven appeal, but investors remain cautious. . .  Full story

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday on strength in large-cap tech shares, but continuing global crises kept investors cautious before the quarter's end.. . .  Full story
The Nikkei share average fell slightly on Tuesday, bouncing from steep early losses as investors bought futures in the afternoon when other Asian bourses. . .  Full story
Australian stocks bounced from early lows to finish up 0.5 percent at a three-week high on Tuesday, helped by takeover talk, though volumes. . .  Full story
The euro rose on Monday on expectations of higher euro-zone interest rates while U.S. stocks slipped late in the day as concerns about. . .  Full story
SA Business
South Africa exported 9,255 tonnes of white maize last week compared with 10,105 tonnes in the previous week, the South African Grain Information Service (SAGIS) said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand firmed slightly against the dollar on Tuesday but was seen lacking momentum to push through key levels in the absence of key data locally.. . .  Full story
Microsoft South Africa, a unit of the world's largest software firm, will invest 475 million rand in four black-owned software firms to meet black economic empowerment (BEE) rules.. . .  Full story

South Africa's central bank will not be soft on inflation, Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said on Tuesday, reiterating the Bank was concerned. . .  Full story
Uganda's government said on Tuesday it had taken control of Libya's majority stake in Uganda Telecom, the latest move to freeze. . .  Full story
Zambia's Copperbelt Energy Corp. (CEC), the country's largest supplier of power to its mines, plans to invest over $900 million in. . .  Full story
South African construction firm Group Five may construct a 5 billion rand solar plant to supply power utility Eskom, with first. . .  Full story

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has established a $57 million fund for renewable enery projects across the continent, the bank's chief sector specialist said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
Company News
Adcock announced the acquisition of the business of Nutrilida Healthcare, ("NutriLida") (the "transaction"), a vitamin, mineral and supplements ("VMS") business based. . .  Full story
A review of the financial results for the six months period ended 28 February 2011 by management has indicated that earnings. . .  Full story
Shareholders were advised that the company's integrated annual report, containing the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2010,. . .  Full story
Chemspec advised shareholders that QuestCo Sponsors (Pty) Ltd ("QuestCo Sponsors") has resigned as designated adviser to the company with immediate effect.. . .  Full story

BCX shareholders are referred to the circular dated 9 March 2011 ("circular") regarding the proposed acquisition by BCX of the target. . .  Full story
Mvela Resources and Northam Platinum Ltd ("Northam") announced that the South Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg ("the court") sanctioned the scheme of. . .  Full story
With reference to the trading statement that was released on 22 March 2011, shareholders are advised that the headline loss per. . .  Full story
Accordingly, shareholders are advised that for the year ended 31 December 2010, headline earnings per share is expected to be between. . .  Full story
Company Results
Net gains on investments and income from operations grew significantly to USD195.9 million (USD66.7 million) and profit from operations more than. . .  Full story
Revenue. . .  Full story
Revenue rose to R460.8million (R440.1 million). Operating profit decreased to R16.9 million (R18.3 million), but net attributable earnings improved slightly to. . .  Full story
Business Day reported that Pallinghurst is looking for coking coal and copper assets to add to its diversified asset base as. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0031718.01340.891.09%
JSE Top 4017:0028610.18345.421.22%
JSE Gold17:002710.8050.711.91%
JSE Financial17:0021215.51270.051.29%
JSE Industrial17:0031571.23296.220.95%
JSE Indust 2517:0026468.03279.091.07%
JSE Resource17:0056252.51629.321.13%
DJ Futures20:0012195.0080.000.66%
DJ Ind19:4112262.2164.330.53%
SP 50019:301314.784.590.35%
FTSE 10017:355932.1727.680.47%
All Ords07:384851.2019.300.40%
NZSE 5006:123421.1913.140.39%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:00311714-1054-0.34%
Brent Crude19:56115.68.430.37%
Rand / Dollar19:586.8383-0.0285-0.42%
Rand / Pound19:5510.9302-0.0210-0.19%
Rand / Euro19:559.6598-0.0184-0.19%
Rand / NZD19:575.19520.03920.76%
Rand / AUD19:557.05100.00750.11%
Yen / Dollar19:5882.43000.73000.89%
Euro / Dollar19:560.7100-0.0002-0.03%
Dollar / Euro19:561.40820.00010.01%
Pound / Dollar19:550.62560.00050.08%

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The JSE Today
Trading Statistics

Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 ONELOGIX  1391411.20.%108700
2 PALLINGHT  444307.25.%769631
3 RA-HOLD  380257.04.%4000
4 MVELAGRP  318196.35.%3797982
5 ARB  320196.31.%74402
6 GOLDREEF  1600805.26.%174823
7 GOLDONE  284145.19.%1344471
8 VERIMARK  16063.90.%69118
9 MTN  136004813.67.%8984086
10 BASREAD  1115353.24.%106105
11 PREMIUM  1650503.13.%173838
12 SASFIN  35001053.09.%1017
13 CBH  350102.94.%21513
14 NETCARE  1439392.79.%2338654
15 HARMONY  99612662.74.%2411773
16 AFRIMAT  34092.72.%5120
17 LIFEHC  1565402.62.%4409898
18 STANBANK  102362562.57.%2624703
19 GFIELDS  117252912.55.%1818968
20 REMGRO  111012752.54.%508423

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 BAUBA  230-20-8.00.%1250
2 CAT  1353-77-5.38.%335276
3 URONE  2701-149-5.23.%224829
4 TRNSHEX  260-10-3.70.%12171
5 SOVFOOD  560-20-3.45.%27947
6 NORTHAM  4251-149-3.39.%458346
7 RANGOLD  290-10-3.33.%4556
8 WESIZWE  221-7-3.07.%88552
9 PETMIN  295-9-2.96.%113985
10 PLATMIN  515-15-2.83.%33178
11 DRDGOLD  331-9-2.65.%193085
12 FAIRVEST  117-3-2.50.%21300
13 AMECOR  156-4-2.50.%8174
14 ELLIES   210-5-2.33.%83804
15 VILLAGE  186-4-2.11.%73550
16 LITHA  233-5-2.10.%1458936
17 DCENTRIX  500-10-1.96.%4040
18 WITSGOLD  5200-100-1.89.%6134
19 WBHO  10555-195-1.81.%222526
20 CADIZ  275-5-1.79.%6000

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 GOLDONE  284290145.19.%1344471
2 HARMONY  9961100002662.74.%2411773
3 LIFEHC  15651566402.62.%4409898
4 ASSORE  2117522500750.36.%9967
5 MVELARES  36684509-62-1.66.%1622332

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 RANGOLD  290261-10-3.33.%4556
2 VILLAGE  186186-4-2.11.%73550

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4028,610.18345.421.22%
Mid Cap40,320.48141.640.35%
Small Cap31,464.4237.800.12%
Resource 2056,252.51629.321.13%
Industrial 2526,468.03279.091.07%
Financial 158,046.82111.141.40%
Financial & Ind. 3029,807.87372.371.27%
All Share31,718.01340.891.09%
Oil & Gas 28,737.74328.541.16%
Mining 36,823.71411.231.13%
Gold Mining2,710.8050.711.91%
Platinum Mining73.23-.08-0.11%
Oil & Gas Producers 15,451.75176.651.16%
Basic Materials 31,034.59338.331.10%
Chemicals 13,164.20-.59-0.00%
Forestry & Paper 14,081.81-7.95-0.06%
Industrial Metals 29,313.82464.281.61%
Industrials 26,990.93259.730.97%
General Industrials 75,319.921247.101.68%
Consumer Goods 25,838.61148.530.58%
Automobiles & Parts 3,
Household Goods157.6110.93%
Health Care 31,092.96285.290.93%
Beverages 81,619.581049.081.30%
Food Producers 45,934.0256.010.12%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Personal Goods 388.02-1.40-0.36%
Consumer Services 52,208.99-14.62-0.03%
General Retailers 39,387.43105.930.27%
Travel & Leisure 3,591.2338.171.07%
Media 83,381.75-1000.77-1.19%
Support Services 2,389.23-9.17-0.38%
Telecommunications 65,951.221959.753.06%
Financials 21,215.51270.051.29%
Banks 40,087.38862.592.20%
Non-life Insurance 30,675.10424.361.40%
Life Insurance 15,892.4116.230.10%
General Financial 2,221.2422.001.00%
Technology 20,412.56123.220.61%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,234.07451.42%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,282.37431.32%
COAL MINING21,657.92-56-0.26%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 4,450.02-7-0.15%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,022.5530.30%
RESOURCE 31,068.563481.13%
DIVIDEND PLUS163.4210.31%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 406,653.04771.17%
Capped Top 4014,894.951791.22%
Capped All Share15,958.451691.07%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
30 Mar 2011CAPEMRDecember 2010 (Final)
30 Mar 2011CAPITECFebruary 2011 (Final)
30 Mar 2011CAPITEC-PFebruary 2011 (Final)
30 Mar 2011IFADecember 2010 (Interim)
30 Mar 2011JUBILEEDecember 2010 (Interim)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
STANBANK11-03-0311-04-0111-04-11R 2.4500
AFGRI11-03-0211-05-1311-05-23R 0.2415
CAPCO11-03-0211-04-0811-05-19R 0.0100
SHFINV-PREF11-03-0111-04-0811-04-18R 3.6200
SPANJAARD11-02-2811-05-2011-05-30R 0.1600
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
ASTRAPAKP11-03-0411-03-2511-04-04R 3.4269
STANBANK-P11-03-0311-03-2511-04-04R 3.3790
BIDVEST11-02-2811-03-2511-04-04R 2.2500
TRENCOR11-02-2811-03-2511-04-04R 1.0000
SASFIN11-03-0211-03-2511-04-04R 0.4900

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
OREOrion Real Estate Ltd29/03/2011Confirmed
TLMTeleMasters Holdings Ltd01/04/2011Unconfirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
29/03/201117:50 Anglo American plc - Treasury shares - transfers
29/03/201117:50 Jubilee Platinum Plc - Interim Report for the six months ended 31 December
29/03/201117:41GEN - FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series - Keaton Energy Holdings Ltd (South Africa):
29/03/201117:39 Lonmin - Director/PDMR Shareholding
29/03/201117:33GEN - FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series - 1Time Holdings Ltd (South Africa): Shares
29/03/201117:25 Cape Empowerment - Reviewed Provisional Results for the year ended 31
29/03/201117:00 Gold Fields Limited - Media Release
29/03/201117:00 KAP International Holdings Limited - Dealings in KAP International
29/03/201116:59GEN - Capitau Holdings Ltd - Further to the cautionary and general
29/03/201116:51 The Don Group Limited - Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Interim Results
29/03/201116:49 Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited - Acquisition of Nutrilida
29/03/201116:43SOL/SOLBE1 - Sasol Limited - Dealing in securities by a director of a major
29/03/201116:41 Marshall Monteagle PLC - Interim dividend
29/03/201116:39 JCI Limited - Update regarding financial statements
29/03/201116:15 Steinhoff International Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by
29/03/201116:11 B & W Instrumentation and Electrical Limited - Trading Statement
29/03/201116:07 Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd - Appointment of non-executive
29/03/201115:53 Brikor - Renewal of Cautionary Announcement
29/03/201115:35 Liberty Holdings Limited - Posting of liberty holdings integrated annual
29/03/201115:28 Sable Holdings Limited - Unaudited interim group results for six months
29/03/201115:04FFA/FFB - Fortress Income Fund Limited - Dealing in Securities
29/03/201115:03 Resilient Property Income Fund Limited - Dealing in securities
29/03/201114:53 Chemical Specialities Limited - Resignation of designated adviser
29/03/201114:32 AfroCentric Investment Corporation Limited - Unaudited interim results for
29/03/201114:01 UCS Group Limited - Clarification announcement regarding the proposed
29/03/201114:00 Business Connexion Group Limited - Further announcement regarding the
29/03/201114:00 Palabora Mining Company Limited - Changes to directorate
29/03/201113:00 Poynting Holdings Limited - Unaudited condensed consolidated interim
29/03/201112:41 Exxaro Resources Limited - Trading of Exxaro ordinary shares on behalf of
29/03/201112:32MVL / NHM - Mvelaphanda Resources Limited / Northam Platinum Limited -
29/03/201112:24 Remgro Limited - Dealing in securities by a director
29/03/201112:23 Wesizwe Platinum Limited - Amended trading statement
29/03/201112:10 Kumba Iron Ore Limited - Sale of shares by a director of a major
29/03/201112:07 Interwaste Holdings Limited - Reviewed condensed preliminary results for
29/03/201112:07 Austro Group Limited - Trading update
29/03/201111:49 Gold Fields Limited - Dealing in securities
29/03/201111:37 Anglogold Ashanti - Anglogold Ashanti publishes its suite of 2010 Annual
29/03/201111:22 MICROmega Holdings Limited - Trading Statement
29/03/201110:27 Gooderson Leisure Corporation Limited - Change to the board of directors
29/03/201110:25 Huge Group Limited - Cautionary announcement
29/03/201110:24 Village Main Reef Limited - Interim results for the six months ended 31
29/03/201110:24FCPD - Foord Compass Limited - Notice of annual general meeting of debenture
29/03/201110:23FCPD - Foord Compass Limited - No change statement and posting of annual report
29/03/201110:16 RGT Smart Market Intelligence Limited - Registration of special resolution
29/03/201110:15 Accentuate Limited - Reviewed results for the six months ended 31 December
29/03/201110:11 Central Rand Gold Limited - Announcement by CRG to shareholders and
29/03/201110:10 Central Rand Gold Limited - Operational and strategic review and
29/03/201109:01 Cashbuild Limited - Audited Group Interim Results and Dividend Declaration
29/03/201109:00 Orion Real Estate Limited - Unaudited Interim Consolidated Results of the
29/03/201108:30 Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited - Harmony analysts presentations in
29/03/201107:15 Anglo American plc - Treasury shares - transfers
29/03/201107:11CCO - Capital & Counties Properties PLC - Director / PDMR Awards
29/03/201107:10 British American Tobacco p.l.c.- Transaction in own shares

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