The Sharenet Daily 
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 - 20:00
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SA Business
Company News
Company Results
World Markets (Spot Prices)
JSE Today
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Major Moves
Index Summary
Latest Consensus Changes / Results Expected
Recent Dividends / Ex Div
Upcoming AGMs
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Top News
South Africa wants "concrete commitments" from U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart not to cut jobs in its proposed takeover of regional chain Massmart, trade minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday.  Full story

South Africa's government is not planning to intervene to weaken the rand currency, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday.  Full story
The United States said on Wednesday that killing al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was an act of national self-defence, countering allegations the raid by U.S. commandos on his Pakistani hide-out was illegal.  Full story
Palestinian leaders formally ended a four-year rift between the secular Fatah and Islamist Hamas groups at a ceremony in Egypt on Wednesday, a reconciliation they see as crucial for their drive for an independent state.  Full story
A field where children once played football has become a mass grave, Red Cross officials say, a reminder of lingering fighting between Ivory Coast forces and the last of Laurent Gbagbo's gunmen.  Full story
Commodity prices fell on Wednesday, driving world stocks lower, as disappointing U.S. economic data and concerns about the slowdown of the Chinese economy prompted. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as investors took profits in energy and other top-performing sectors for a third day, casting doubt on how. . .  Full story
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Commodity stocks dragged Britain's top share index lower on Wednesday, ending the FTSE 100's recent rally as disappointing U.S. manufacturing data spoiled investors' appetite. . .  Full story

Silver and gold recovered some losses on Wednesday as the dollar wilted on U.S. data however precious metals remained under pressure after a. . .  Full story
China's stocks fell to a two-month low on Wednesday as investors dumped commodity-related sectors for a sixth straight session, but Hong Kong stocks closed. . .  Full story
Australian stocks fell 0.9 percent on Wednesday on profit-taking in the heavyweight banks after two of the big four gave subdued outlooks and. . .  Full story
Asian shares fell on Wednesday, led by Chinese markets, with soft commodity prices making investors nervous a broader pullback in risk taking may. . .  Full story
SA Business
South Africa's big three gold miners will report drops in production in the first three months of 2011 but earnings will. . .  Full story
Ghana's annual gold output in 2011 should be higher than last year's run of about 3 million ounces, although rising electricity. . .  Full story
Gold miner Mwana Africa said on Wednesday production at a key gold mine in Zimbabwe rose above its Phase 1 target,. . .  Full story
South Africa's new vehicle sales rose by 8.0 percent year-on-year in April to 38,566 units, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers. . .  Full story

South Africa's National Union of Metal Workers (NUMSA) said on Wednesday it wanted a 20 percent, one-year wage increase for all. . .  Full story
South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is demanding a 14 percent pay rise for its members at Impala Platinum, the. . .  Full story
South African maize futures fell on Wednesday as U.S. corn futures extended their decline, but solid export data could lend the. . .  Full story
South Africa exported 140,103 tonnes of white maize in the two weeks to April 29 compared with 45,132 tonnes in the. . .  Full story

Aquarius Platinum said it would boost its resource base by nearly a quarter as it announced a mineral rights acquisition that analysts say is a game changing deal for the platinum. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand steadied against the dollar on Wednesday, with dealers seeing a bit of weakness in the currency partly as the greenback rebounded.. . .  Full story
South Africa's Merafe Resources, the country's largest ferrochrome producer, said first-quarter production rose 3.8 percent, but said the company would operate at a lower rate during June to August.. . .  Full story
Company News
Further to the cautionary announcement dated 30 September 2010 and subsequent renewal of cautionary announcements, the last of which was dated. . .  Full story
Reference was made to the circulars which were published dated 17 August 2010 regarding the BCX Black Economic Empowerment ("BEE") transaction. . .  Full story
Shareholders were advised that iThemba Governance and Statutory Solutions (Pty) Ltd has resigned as company secretary of Simmers with effect from. . .  Full story
PSV will hold a general meeting to discuss amendments to the PSV Conditional Share Plan on Friday, 6 May 2011. A. . .  Full story

Shareholders were advised that the board of Simmers has approved the change in financial year-end of the company from 31 March. . .  Full story
Optimum Coal, a leading South African coal mining and exploration group, listed on the JSE Ltd, wishes to inform shareholders and. . .  Full story
Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcements, the last of which was dated 11 March 2011, and were advised that discussions. . .  Full story
Business Report highlighted that gaming and leisure company Grand Parade Investments(GPI) will roll out 1000 Limited Payout Machine( LPM) slots starting. . .  Full story
Company Results
RedefIntl's maiden interim results as at 28 February 2011 showed gross rental income amounted to GBP11.6 million and a net. . .  Full story
Revenue increased marginally to R22.8 billion (R22.3 billion) and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose to R2.1 billion. . .  Full story
Rent received amounted EUR1.7 million (February 2010: EUR 291 000) for the company's full-year results as at 28 February 2011. Results. . .  Full story
Total revenue for the interim period rose to R1.678 billion (2010: R1.481 billion). Net operating income increased to R1.222 billion (2010:. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0531856.64-469.19-1.45%
JSE Top 4017:0028576.27-473.32-1.63%
JSE Gold17:002606.15-70.37-2.63%
JSE Financial17:0021460.86-246.78-1.14%
JSE Industrial17:0532535.79-353.84-1.08%
JSE Indust 2517:0027240.08-327.42-1.19%
JSE Resource17:0054823.76-1129.08-2.02%
DJ Futures19:4612670.00-64.00-0.50%
DJ Ind19:1112713.36-94.15-0.74%
SP 50019:001342.21-14.41-1.06%
FTSE 10017:355984.07-98.81-1.62%
All Ords08:414813.80-40.90-0.84%
NZSE 5007:323498.263.150.09%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg19:56323840-4634-1.41%
Brent Crude19:56120.55-2.80-2.27%
Rand / Dollar19:596.64680.01320.20%
Rand / Pound19:5510.95830.05320.49%
Rand / Euro19:559.88160.04650.47%
Rand / NZD19:585.2606-0.0374-0.71%
Rand / AUD19:557.1690-0.0233-0.32%
Yen / Dollar19:5880.5200-0.4500-0.56%
Euro / Dollar19:550.6730-0.0014-0.21%
Dollar / Euro19:571.48580.00350.24%
Pound / Dollar19:550.6051-0.0014-0.23%

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The JSE Today
Trading Statistics

Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 BAUBA  220167.84.%900
2 AQUARIUS  39402687.30.%327020
3 ALTRON  31151896.46.%21387
4 VALUE  415205.06.%555129
5 GOLDREEF  1700734.49.%36744
6 PETMIN  295103.51.%562123
7 HCI  82802302.86.%31456
8 MVELARES  428112.64.%3571522
9 AFRO-C  19552.63.%65483
10 AMA  17842.30.%25870
11 SPURCORP  1360292.18.%14451
12 NORTHAM  4440902.07.%3777440
13 KAP  25552.00.%5000
14 DATATEC  3700701.93.%433270
15 NEPI  3200501.59.%71450
16 ANOORAQ  640101.59.%91930
17 GOLDONE  32951.54.%2170391
18 PBT  13321.53.%68422
19 SOVFOOD  53571.33.%44640
20 KEATON   31541.29.%17232

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 AFEAGLE  120-15-11.11.%20000
2 VERIMARK  140-15-9.68.%67247
3 TRUSTCO  120-10-7.69.%343790
4 RANGOLD  270-20-6.90.%211
5 MARSHALL  550-40-6.78.%400
6 GBGOLD  1600-75-4.48.%5300
7 IMPLATS  18920-807-4.09.%1937278
8 SACOIL  165-7-4.07.%1386807
9 MERAFE  142-6-4.05.%3033559
10 WBHO  11000-461-4.02.%156740
11 EXXARO  16800-681-3.90.%921831
12 EASTPLATS  768-31-3.88.%74496
13 NUWORLD  2300-90-3.77.%100
14 INVICTA  4045-155-3.69.%243801
15 KUMBAIO  44849-1455-3.14.%328675
16 RMBH  2686-87-3.14.%867623
17 HARMONY  9400-300-3.09.%1429535
18 ABIL  3683-117-3.08.%2779799
19 PARACON  160-5-3.03.%757226
20 NASPERSN  37509-1147-2.97.%1408631

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 ALTRON  311531151896.46.%21387
2 VALUE  415415205.06.%555129
3 MVELARES  428433112.64.%3571522
4 CAPCO  18891914150.80.%563356

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4028,576.27-473.32-1.63%
Mid Cap41,847.76-199.15-0.47%
Small Cap32,184.58-143.30-0.44%
Resource 2054,823.76-1129.08-2.02%
Industrial 2527,240.08-327.42-1.19%
Financial 158,102.57-105.73-1.29%
Financial & Ind. 3030,437.78-390.45-1.27%
All Share31,856.64-469.19-1.45%
Oil & Gas 27,394.79-541.21-1.94%
Mining 36,024.07-735.51-2.00%
Gold Mining2,606.15-70.37-2.63%
Platinum Mining71.94-2.28-3.07%
Oil & Gas Producers 14,729.67-291.00-1.94%
Basic Materials 30,415.57-610.11-1.97%
Chemicals 13,604.89-27.14-0.20%
Forestry & Paper 14,133.44-99.86-0.70%
Industrial Metals 28,964.21-759.13-2.55%
Industrials 27,599.21-202.00-0.73%
General Industrials 76,021.14-693.31-0.90%
Consumer Goods 26,905.20-299.60-1.10%
Automobiles & Parts 3,158.926.790.22%
Household Goods155.70-3-1.80%
Health Care 31,889.40-105.27-0.33%
Beverages 83.48-1.05-1.24%
Food Producers 47,893.10-249.59-0.52%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Personal Goods 418.28-4.20-0.99%
Consumer Services 53,187.97-1104.07-2.03%
General Retailers 41,611.52-735.54-1.74%
Travel & Leisure 3,742.56-5.73-0.15%
Media 82.75-2.45-2.88%
Support Services 2,363.52-9.23-0.39%
Telecommunications 69,088.74-59.80-0.09%
Financials 21,460.86-246.78-1.14%
Banks 40,150.11-666.48-1.63%
Non-life Insurance 31,523.82-218.24-0.69%
Life Insurance 15,948.83-117.98-0.73%
General Financial 2,246.92-25.96-1.14%
Technology 20,666.72245.281.20%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,188.06-56-1.72%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,249.88-52-1.58%
COAL MINING22,775.90-770-3.27%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 4,521.5550.12%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,021.34-0-0.03%
CAPPED PROPERTY 313.74-0.49%
RESOURCE 30,289.35-616-1.99%
DIVIDEND PLUS168.89-1-0.48%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 406,655.22-99-1.47%
Capped Top 4014,898.53-247-1.63%
Capped All Share16,037.55-235-1.45%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
05 May 2011NET1UEPSMarch 2011 (Q)
05 May 2011NET1UEPSPMarch 2011 (Q)
05 May 2011NET1UEPSPPMarch 2011 (Q)
05 May 2011REDEFINEFebruary 2011 (Interim)
06 May 2011FINBONDFebruary 2011 (Final)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
BARWORLD611-05-0311-05-2711-06-06R 0.0600
REDEFINTL11-05-0311-05-0911-05-26R 0.0203
KAYDAV11-04-2911-05-2011-05-30R 0.0550
PREMIUM11-04-2611-05-1211-05-23R 0.5820
OCTODEC11-04-2611-05-1211-05-23R 0.6500
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
PHUMELELA11-04-0811-04-2811-05-09R 0.2500
VIVIDEND11-04-0811-04-2811-05-09R 0.0996
ZEDER11-04-1111-04-2811-05-09R 0.0400

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
BELBell Equipment Ltd04/05/2011Confirmed
MTAMetair Investments Ltd04/05/2011Confirmed
NBKPNedbank Ltd05/05/2011Confirmed
MNDLPMondi Ltd05/05/2011Confirmed
MNDMondi Ltd05/05/2011Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
04/05/201117:30 Brait S.A - Report on proceedings at extraordinary General Meeting
04/05/201117:20 Village Main Reef Limited - Change In Company Secretary
04/05/201117:13 Cape Empowerment Limited - Voluntary announcement of corporate action
04/05/201116:44 IQuad Group Limited - Reviewed Preliminary Condensed Financial Statements
04/05/201116:22 MTN Group Limited - Dealing in securities by a director of a major
04/05/201116:15 ARB Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by a director of a major
04/05/201116:09 Digicore Holdings Limited - Appointments to the board of Directors
04/05/201116:08 Metmar Limited - Results Update
04/05/201116:05 Redefine Properties Limited - Unaudited results for the six months ended
04/05/201116:04 MAS PLC - Abridged Audited Consolidated Results for the Year Ended 28
04/05/201115:47 Thabex Limited - Renewal of Cautionary Announcement
04/05/201115:28CA - Business Connexion Group Limited - Abridged Pre-Listing Statement
04/05/201115:22 Simmer & Jack Mines, Limited - Change in company secretary
04/05/201115:12 Redefine Properties Limited - Potential acquisition of a property
04/05/201114:57 Metair Investments Limited - Results of Annual General Meeting
04/05/201114:40 Simmer & Jack Mines, Limited - Change in financial year-end
04/05/201113:40Further update on Imuniti Packs
04/05/201113:36 Discovery Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by director
04/05/201113:15 Anglo American plc - Directors` Interests
04/05/201112:46 Cashbuild - Third quarter operational update FY 2011
04/05/201112:29 Randgold & Exploration Company Limited - Further Cautionary Announcement
04/05/201112:12 Octodec Investments Limited - Announcement regarding the acquisition of a
04/05/201112:05 MTN Group Limited - Planned release of MTN Group Limited subscriber
04/05/201111:37 BRC Diamondcore Ltd - BRC Diamondcore reports Iron Ore Exploration results
04/05/201111:15PTXTEN - PROPTRAX TEN - Initial offer for PROPTRAX TEN participatory
04/05/201110:56 Kumba Iron Ore Limited - Sale of shares by a director of a major
04/05/201110:37 AVI Limited - Appointment of company secretary
04/05/201110:16 Optimum Coal Holdings Limited - Acquisition of prospecting rights
04/05/201109:13GEN - GENERAL - IFC - Emphasis of matter
04/05/201109:00 SABMiller Board Management Changes
04/05/201109:00COLRMB - RMB COAL ETN 05MAY2016 - Announcement
04/05/201109:00 African Dawn Capital Limited - Further cautionary announcement
04/05/201108:30 Merafe - First quarter 2011 production update and winter closures
04/05/201108:01 Acquisition of mineral rights adjacent to Everest Mine
04/05/201108:00ATN/ATNP - Allied Electronics Corporation Limited - Summarised Audited
04/05/201108:00 Northam Platinum Limited - Announcement relating to the proposed sale of
04/05/201107:24 First Uranium Obtains Noteholder Consent to Amend MWS/Gold Wheaton
04/05/201107:22 BHP Billiton Plc - Transaction in shares
04/05/201107:15 Spanjaard Limited - Trading Statement

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