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S.Africa's rand falls through 7.00/dollar, stocks rebound

By Stella Mapenzauswa and Helen Nyambura

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand fell nearly two percent to two month lows against the dollar on Friday, hit by weaker commodity prices and central bank forex buying after the domestic currency's recent strong gains.

Government bonds extended Thursday's losses -- with the yield on the benchmark 2015 jumping as much as 12 basis points -- after hawkish central bank comments signalled interest rates might start to rise earlier than initially seen to curb inflation.

Stocks however gained 1 percent, rising for the first time in three days as a rebound in precious metal prices helped miners like Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti.

The rand dived to a session low of 7.0390/dollar, its weakest level since March 18, making it the worst performer on Friday among 20 emerging market currencies monitored by Reuters.

By 1645 GMT it traded at 7.0350, down 1.94 percent from Thursday's close at 6.9010.

The rand's fall was partly a factor of risk aversion due to renewed debt worries in the euro zone, Bidvest Bank chief dealer Ion de Vleeschauwer said.

"We must bear in mind that commodities have come off a lot as well (recently), so that will affect the rand on a trade weighted basis. We're still largely driven by commodities, it's understandable for the rand to be looking the worst among emerging markets," he said.

The rand has come off last week's three-year highs and is retracing the retreat seen in February after a sharp rally last December.

"This tells you that probably the rand is struggling to sustain stronger levels in the 6.60's because we've bounced from there twice now. From a broader perspective, we're probably in a 6.60-7.10 type of range," de Vleeschauwer noted.

The central bank had also been constantly in the market since April, taking advantage of recent rand strength to build foreign exchange reserves, market players said.

Government bonds followed the currency down and the four-year bond yield closed 11 basis points higher at 7.73 percent while the 2026 note climbed five basis points to 8.685 percent.

On the bourse, shares of ArcelorMittal South Africa recovered 3.6 percent, having fallen for two straight sessions after the unit of the global steelmaker reported a steep drop in first-quarter profit.

Gold prices were firmer on Friday as buyers sought bargains after the hefty price drop of the previous two days. That helped shares of South African resource firms, said David Shapiro, a fund manager at Sasfin Holdings.

"Generally commodity prices have picked up slighty depending on where you measure them from. We've come back quite strong in resource shares," he said.

Johannesburg's benchmark Top-40 index of blue-chip stocks added 0.99 percent to 28,722.89. The broader All-share index rose 0.88 percent 31,959.93.

Gold Fields, Africa's second-biggest gold producer, gained 2.2 percent to 108.99 rand, while AngloGold, Africa's biggest gold miner, rose 1.9 percent to 310.40. Petrochemical group Sasol gained 1.5 percent to 360.19 rand, helped by stronger crude prices.

Fri, 13 May 2011
Top News
Impala Platinum (Implats), the world's second largest producer, said on Friday that output of refined platinum rose 9 percent in the nine months to the end of March.  Full story

Suicide bombers attacked a Pakistani paramilitary academy on Friday, killing 80 people in revenge for the death of Osama bin Laden, as Pakistani anger over the U.S. raid to get the al Qaeda leader showed no sign of abating.  Full story
Italy said on Friday Muammar Gaddafi has very likely left the Libyan capital and probably been wounded by NATO air strikes, a report that Tripoli immediately dismissed as "nonsense."  Full story
Japan Friday announced a plan to help Tokyo Electric Power compensate victims of the crisis at its tsunami-crippled nuclear plant without going broke while it struggles to resolve the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.  Full story
European shares fell on Friday, weighed down by hawkish comments from European Central Bank Governor Jean-Claude Trichet on the peripheral euro zone sovereign debt. . .  Full story
Gold fell 1 percent on Friday, reversing early gains, as the dollar surged on investor worries about euro zone debt ahead of meetings. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks fell about 1 percent on Friday as a strengthening in the dollar due to global uncertainty caused a drop in commodity-related. . .  Full story
Britain's top share index closed lower on Friday after a slight recovery in battered metal prices failed to restore confidence in the sustainability. . .  Full story

Major stock markets fell on Friday after data showed U.S. inflation hit the highest level in 2-1/2 years, while the euro slipped against. . .  Full story
European shares edged higher on Friday, as upbeat corporate earnings and strong economic growth numbers in Germany and France boosted confidence about the recovery. . .  Full story
Tokyo stocks fell to a two-week low in heavy volume on Friday as bank shares tumbled after the government's top spokesman sparked concerns. . .  Full story
Australian stocks ended a choppy session up 0.3 percent with a late lift from better-than-expected French and German GDP numbers giving some relief to. . .  Full story
SA Business
South Africa's rand steadied against the dollar on Friday but looked vulnerable as investors appeared reluctant to take on risky assets and commodity prices softened.. . .  Full story

Canadian platinum metals miner Anooraq Resources Corp posted a wider quarterly loss and said it is in talks with Anglo Platinum. . .  Full story
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South Africa's rand fell more than 1.6 percent against the dollar on Friday, breaching 7.0 for the first time in nearly. . .  Full story
South Africa's Evraz Highveld Steel And Vanadium Ltd posted a return to first quarter profit on Friday and said it expects. . .  Full story

Zambia raised the price of electricity for mining companies by 30 percent, power suppliers said on Friday, in a move that will spike costs for the sector in Africa's leading copper producer.. . .  Full story
Company News
Group refined platinum production rose by 9% to 1.38 million ounces for the nine month period ending March 2011 compared to. . .  Full story
Evraz announced that Michael Garcia is appointed as director and CEO with effect from 13 May 2011.. . .  Full story
A review of the financial results for the 12 months ended 28 February 2010 by management has indicated that the loss. . .  Full story
No change statement. . .  Full story

Shareholders were advised that the Pick n Pay consolidated annual financial statements ("Integrated Annual Report") for the year ended 28 February. . .  Full story
Shareholders were advised that the company is in the process of finalising its results for the year ended 28 February 2011. . .  Full story
Shareholders were advised that Ansys is currently in the process of finalising its results for the year ended 28 February 2011.. . .  Full story
Liberty Holdings announce that all the resolutions set out in the notice of the annual general meeting dated 23 February 2011. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue increased by 9.8% to R854.5 million (R778 million). Gross profit rose by 13.1% to R206 million (R182.2 million) and operating. . .  Full story
Revenue increased to USD35.7 million (USD34.7 million) and operating loss widened to USD10 million (operating loss of USD1.3 million). Net loss. . .  Full story
Revenue rose marginally to R513.5 million (R502.6 million) and operating profit improved to R27.9 million (R25.7 million). Profit for the period. . .  Full story
Total revenue rose to R15.7 million (R13.9 million). Net attributable profit soared to R1.7 million (R0.2 million). In addition, headline earnings. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0031959.93278.100.88%
JSE Top 4017:0028722.89281.560.99%
JSE Gold17:002578.7847.171.86%
JSE Financial17:0021398.0989.350.42%
JSE Industrial17:0032918.04262.450.80%
JSE Indust 2517:0027692.19247.200.90%
JSE Resource17:0054697.23641.181.19%
DJ Futures20:0012545.00-129.00-1.02%
DJ Ind19:3512576.03-119.89-0.94%
SP 50019:401336.59-12.06-0.89%
FTSE 10017:355925.87-19.09-0.32%
All Ords08:394787.3010.700.22%
NZSE 5007:263535.79-4.53-0.13%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:0033691066302.01%
Brent Crude19:56112.85.800.71%
Rand / Dollar19:597.02320.12541.82%
Rand / Pound19:5511.33770.13361.19%
Rand / Euro19:559.90690.08320.85%
Rand / NZD19:595.52620.04220.77%
Rand / AUD19:557.42480.05980.81%
Yen / Dollar19:5980.7300-0.2600-0.32%
Euro / Dollar19:590.70890.00670.95%
Dollar / Euro19:591.4109-0.0136-0.95%
Pound / Dollar19:550.61750.00380.62%

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The JSE Today
Trading Statistics

Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 GOLIATH  4504141150.00.%5000
2 O-LINE  1051010.53.%34300
3 AFRIMAT  399297.84.%1586890
4 EASTPLATS  697487.40.%543232
5 AME  45002505.88.%640
6 ITLTILE  450245.63.%9350
7 PINNACLE  840415.13.%206802
8 URONE  27491274.84.%37667
9 AFEAGLE  12054.35.%4960
10 VERIMARK  16874.35.%95038
11 JASCO  10244.08.%3226528
12 ALTRON  28001003.70.%21444
13 METROFILE  19773.68.%634550
14 ARCMITTAL  81352853.63.%415899
15 COAL  917323.62.%111817
16 WINHOLD  17053.03.%2000
17 DRDGOLD  361102.85.%74674
18 CAPCO  1961542.83.%290995
19 CLICKS  43491192.81.%1735421
20 PERGRIN  1130302.73.%6866

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 HUGE  110-19-14.73.%47700
2 BAUBA  200-20-9.09.%20000
3 ROLFES  170-15-8.11.%37500
4 BRAIT  1689-101-5.64.%264512
5 RANGOLD  255-15-5.56.%205814
6 SPURCORP  1327-68-4.87.%3400
7 AFGRI  665-25-3.62.%375729
8 SENTULA  247-8-3.14.%607799
9 PREMIUM  1595-40-2.45.%541380
10 NEPI  3320-80-2.35.%988
11 JSE  6655-156-2.29.%406569
12 HCI  7820-179-2.24.%7781
13 EQSTRA  637-13-2.00.%532277
14 ARB  324-6-1.82.%40100
15 STEFSTOCK  1200-20-1.64.%56172
16 OCTODEC  1800-25-1.37.%14612
17 KUMBAIO  44005-595-1.33.%359387
18 LEWIS  7854-106-1.33.%183448
19 WESIZWE  225-3-1.32.%59181
20 DELTA  760-10-1.30.%8288

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 GOLIATH  450450414.5000
2 AFRIMAT  399400297.84.%1586890
3 AME  450045002505.88.%640
4 PINNACLE  840840415.13.%206802
5 CAPITEC  17890179253902.23.%75138
6 MONDIPLCP  689869141382.04.%4117987
7 RICHEMONT  44254435801.84.%9316120
8 SABMILLER  25480257403911.56.%1782116
9 WILDRNESS  55555540.73.%2938
10 BATS  30559306992140.71.%1337436
11 DATATEC  375039490.188223
12 BEIGE-PR2  1501500.2836

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 BRAIT  16891660-101-5.64.%264512
2 RANGOLD  255255-15-5.56.%205814
3 MVELASERV  11501100-5-0.43.%25186
4 BCX  480465102.13.%249358

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4028,722.89281.560.99%
Mid Cap41,498.97116.040.28%
Small Cap32,232.4262.980.20%
Resource 2054,697.23641.181.19%
Industrial 2527,692.19247.200.90%
Financial 158,089.6439.780.49%
Financial & Ind. 3030,784.05250.680.82%
All Share31,959.93278.100.88%
Oil & Gas 27,297.29398.201.48%
Mining 35,927.87402.581.13%
Gold Mining2,578.7847.171.86%
Platinum Mining70.44.250.36%
Oil & Gas Producers 14,677.25214.111.48%
Basic Materials 30,367.19325.351.08%
Chemicals 13,909.9413.910.10%
Forestry & Paper 14,901.25198.521.35%
Industrial Metals 28,263.9425.990.09%
Industrials 27,464.86147.160.54%
General Industrials 75,757.81450.510.60%
Consumer Goods 27,922.70398.031.45%
Automobiles & Parts 3,158.922.260.07%
Household Goods154.4310.53%
Health Care 32,008.97129.460.41%
Beverages 87.071.341.56%
Food Producers 47,184.42106.680.23%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Personal Goods 441.957.991.84%
Consumer Services 53,533.44207.250.39%
General Retailers 41,342.84109.110.26%
Travel & Leisure 3,704.742.580.07%
Support Services 2,388.518.220.35%
Telecommunications 67,876.95296.460.44%
Financials 21,398.0989.350.42%
Banks 40,049.99338.560.85%
Non-life Insurance 32,202.809.700.03%
Life Insurance 15,920.067.570.05%
General Financial 2,243.97-.16-0.01%
Technology 21,281.80238.331.13%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,174.38321.03%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,233.98310.97%
COAL MINING22,251.52-29-0.13%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 4,536.68260.57%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,030.16151.52%
CAPPED PROPERTY 309.03-0.01%
RESOURCE 30,204.933521.18%
DIVIDEND PLUS167.9700.21%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 406,674.91600.91%
Capped Top 4014,978.481450.98%
Capped All Share16,089.811380.87%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
16 May 2011ASTRALMarch 2011 (Interim)
16 May 2011CALGROFebruary 2011 (Final)
16 May 2011JDGROUPFebruary 2011 (Interim)
16 May 2011NETCAREMarch 2011 (Interim)
16 May 2011NETCARENMarch 2011 (Interim)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
AFRIMAT11-05-1211-05-2711-06-06R 0.1100
OASIS11-05-1111-05-2711-06-03R 0.4616
OCEANA11-05-1111-06-2411-07-04R 0.3700
SPAR11-05-1111-06-0311-06-13R 1.4200
DATATEC11-05-1111-07-0111-07-11R 0.1300
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
OCTODEC11-04-2611-05-1211-05-23R 0.6500
PREMIUM11-04-2611-05-1211-05-23R 0.5820
PSG11-04-1811-05-0611-05-16R 0.4700
AFGRI11-03-0211-05-1211-05-23R 0.2415
BRIMSTON11-02-2211-05-0611-05-16R 0.1500

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
EHSEvraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium Ltd13/05/2011Confirmed
LBHLiberty Holdings Ltd13/05/2011Confirmed
LBHP1Liberty Holdings Ltd13/05/2011Confirmed
LBHP2Liberty Holdings Ltd13/05/2011Confirmed
LBHPLiberty Holdings Ltd13/05/2011Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
13/05/201117:37 BRC Diamondcore Ltd - BRC Diamondcore Announces Financing
13/05/201117:35 Cargo Carriers Limited - Trading Statement
13/05/201117:30 Anglo American plc - Director`s / PDMR`s interests
13/05/201117:30 British American Tobacco p.l.c - Notification of transactions
13/05/201116:59 1time holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by directors
13/05/201116:48 UCS Group Limited - Trading statement
13/05/201116:30 Sappi Limited - Dealing in securities by directors of listed companies
13/05/201116:00 Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Implats third quarter production report
13/05/201115:49 Massmart Holdings Limited - Trading of Massmart ordinary shares on behalf
13/05/201115:28 Platfields Limited - Correction Trading Statement
13/05/201115:24 Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium Limited - Group unaudited results for
13/05/201115:23 Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium Limited - Michael Dennis Garcia
13/05/201115:21 Thabex Limited - Trading Statement
13/05/201115:16 Platfields Limited - Amended Trading Statement
13/05/201115:09 Workforce Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities
13/05/201115:02 Platmin Limited - Platmin declares commercial production
13/05/201115:01 Platmin Limited - Management discussion and analysis
13/05/201115:00 Gold Fields Limited - Posting of circular
13/05/201115:00 Platmin Limited - Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements for
13/05/201114:41 Platfields Limited - Trading Statement
13/05/201114:02ANO - Anooraq announces unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial
13/05/201114:01 Anooraq Resources Corporation - Anooraq announces results for the
13/05/201114:00 Anooraq Resources Corporation - Cautionary announcement relating to
13/05/201113:56 Capitec Bank Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by a director
13/05/201113:53 Pick N Pay Stores Limited - No change statement and notice of annual
13/05/201113:53 Pick N Pay Holdings Limited - No change statement and notice of annual
13/05/201113:50 British American Tobacco p.l.c - Notification of transactions of
13/05/201113:02 Sovereign Food Investments - Dealings in securities by a director
13/05/201113:00 Africa Cellular Towers Limited - Trading Update
13/05/201112:58 O-line Holdings Limited - Notification of Share Dealing by O-line
13/05/201112:40 Ansys Limited - Trading Statement
13/05/201112:21 Liberty Holdings - Results of Annual General Meeting
13/05/201112:20 Ideco Group Limited - Trading update for the six months ended
13/05/201111:27 Hyprop Investments Limited - Results of Hyprop general meeting
13/05/201111:13 Indequity Group Limited - Unaudited condensed consolidated interim
13/05/201111:02JCD - JCI Limited - Cautionary Announcement
13/05/201111:01 Finbond Group Limited - Directors` share dealings
13/05/201110:49 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by a non-executive
13/05/201110:38 Capital Property Fund - Dealing in securities
13/05/201110:38FFA/FFB - Fortress Income Fund Limited - Dealing in securities
13/05/201109:42SCIB - The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited - Issue of stock warrants
13/05/201109:40 Jasco - Director dealing in securities
13/05/201107:30 Liberty Holdings Limited - Overview of trading for the three months
13/05/201107:27 Winhold Limited - Unaudited condensed interim consolidated results of the
13/05/201107:19 First Uranium Corporation - Business Milestones update
13/05/201107:10 British American Tobacco P.L.C - Transaction in own shares
13/05/201107:05 BHP Billiton Plc - Transaction in shares
13/05/201107:05 Gold One International Limited - Trading halt of Gold One securities

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