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 The Sharenet Daily 
Monday, 03 October 2011 - 20:00
Top News
SA Business
Company News
Company Results
World Markets (Spot Prices)
JSE Today
JSE Trading Statistics
Major Moves
Index Summary
Latest Consensus Changes / Results Expected
Recent Dividends / Ex Div
Upcoming AGMs
Stock Exchange News Service (SENS)

Top News

South African stocks rose for the first time in four sessions on Monday, gaining nearly 1 percent as a softer rand boosted miners such as Harmony Gold.  Full story
A scientist who won the Nobel prize for medicine on Monday used his own discoveries to treat himself for cancer, but died of the disease just days before he could be told of the award.  Full story
A Red Cross convoy carrying aid to relieve a humanitarian crisis in Libya's besieged city of Sirte had to turn back on Monday because Libyan interim government forces unleashed a barrage of fire.  Full story
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, said his role in the attack had been exaggerated and the truth about what really happened would emerge soon.  Full story
World stocks fell on Monday and the euro slid to an 8-1/2 month low versus the dollar as growing fears of a Greek. . .  Full story
European shares ended at their lowest close in a week on Monday, after Greece fuelled concern about a possible default when saying it. . .  Full story
Gold rose 2 percent on Monday and is on track for its first three-day winning streak in a month, as bullion appears. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as positive U.S. economic data helped to offset fears Greece may require increased euro zone financial. . .  Full story

Britain's top share index began the final quarter of 2011 on a downbeat note as investors trimmed positions in banks and miners on. . .  Full story
World stocks kicked off the last quarter of 2011 lower on Monday while the yen and core government bonds rose as concerns grew. . .  Full story
European shares fell sharply on Monday morning after draft budget figures showed Greece would miss its deficit targets this year and next, which. . .  Full story
Gold rose more than 1 percent on Monday as falling equities and lingering worries about a debt crisis in Europe drew investors to. . .  Full story
SA Business
South Africa's rand fell over 1.5 percent to a one-week low against the dollar on Monday as emerging markets took the. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand fell over 1.5 percent against the dollar on Monday, tracking a weaker euro which was pressured by increasing. . .  Full story
Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless, the country's largest mobile phone operator, has reported a 16 percent increase in half-year earnings, mainly driven by. . .  Full story
Newly elected Zambian President Michael Sata has scrapped the $5.4 million sale of unlisted Finance Bank to South Africa's FirstRand Ltd,. . .  Full story

A stretch of West Africa's coast spanning more than a dozen countries, the Gulf of Guinea is a growing source of oil, cocoa. . .  Full story
A group of investors including private equity firm Actis has bought a stake in South African vehicle tracking company Tracker from. . .  Full story
Diageo, the world's biggest spirits group, has won a bid to buy Ethiopia's last-remaining state brewery for $225 million, an official. . .  Full story
Engen Petroleum said on Monday it would shut down its 125,000 barrels-per-day refinery in South Africa for six weeks from October. . .  Full story

Lonmin, the world's third-largest platinum producer, has agreed a deal which could involve South African group Shanduka investing 1.1 billion rand for control and management of its Limpopo division.. . .  Full story
South Africa's Purchasing Managers' Index edged up to 50.7 in September from 46.7 in August, the second consecutive monthly rise and pushing above contractionary territory for the first time since June,. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand was flat against the dollar on Monday, off the 28-month lows plumbed last month as investors sought safety outside emerging markets, but it still looked vulnerable to the. . .  Full story
Company News
FirstRand advised having received confirmation from the Registrar of Banks, of the appointment of Mrs Mary Sina Bomela to the board. . .  Full story
Shareholders are referred to the interim results announcement released on SENS on 1 September 2011 and are advised that the Thabex,. . .  Full story
Rockwell announced that it has strengthened its board of directors with the appointment of a new non-executive director as well as. . .  Full story
Great Basin Gold Ltd.announces a change to its management team with the appointment of Dana Roets as Chief Operating Officer.. . .  Full story

Chemspec shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of ordinary shareholders held on Thursday, 29 September 2011, the requisite majority of ordinary shareholders passed the resolutions as set out in the notice included in the 2011 annual report posted. . .  Full story
Shareholders are advised that the company's annual financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2011 were posted to shareholders today and contain no modifications to the audited results which were published on SENS on 22 September 2011. Notice was also. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue increased to R316.2 million (2010: R295.6 million), gross profit also rose to R79.7 million (2010: R78.8 million). Operating profit increased. . .  Full story
Revenue increased to R610.5 million (R527.6 million). Operating profit before depreciation and impairments declined to R26 million (R43.3 million). Net attributable. . .  Full story
Revenue rose to R97.4million (R65.6 million) and gross profit increased to R18.7 million (R15.6 million). Operating profit rose to R5.3 million. . .  Full story
These are VPIF's first six months results since listing on the JSE. Net operating income was recorded at R15 million and. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0029877.90203.700.69%
JSE Top 4017:0026611.95236.130.90%
JSE Gold17:002896.7765.372.31%
JSE Financial17:0020759.3964.900.31%
JSE Industrial17:0031733.72176.960.56%
JSE Indust 2517:0026661.28183.610.69%
JSE Resource17:0048306.50483.871.01%
DJ Futures20:0010650.00-191.00-1.76%
DJ Ind19:4510698.44-214.94-1.97%
SP 50020:001106.34-25.08-2.22%
FTSE 10017:355075.50-52.98-1.03%
All Ords08:033960.70-109.40-2.69%
NZSE 5006:463315.7415.570.47%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:00438113160333.80%
Brent Crude19:56101.61-4.35-4.11%
Rand / Dollar19:588.24240.13551.67%
Rand / Pound19:5512.71690.11990.95%
Rand / Euro19:5510.91400.09730.90%
Rand / NZD19:576.21860.04000.65%
Rand / AUD19:557.88300.03650.47%
Yen / Dollar19:5876.6100-0.5060-0.66%
Euro / Dollar19:550.75510.00570.76%
Dollar / Euro19:581.3245-0.0100-0.75%
Pound / Dollar19:550.64630.00440.69%

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The JSE Today
Trading Statistics

Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 RANGOLD  2603515.56.%827
2 PLATMIN  4505012.50.%2000
3 COMAIR  213125.97.%300
4 PBT  14885.71.%32400
5 COMPCLEAR  315155.00.%9000
6 DIPULA-B  535254.90.%1000
7 TSOGO-SUN  1784794.63.%3134
8 CALGRO  12554.17.%28999
9 DRDGOLD  437174.05.%1431919
10 BEE-SASOL  2600010004.00.%813
11 ASSORE  204807803.96.%36341
12 RMIH  1300493.92.%2375207
13 GBGOLD  1400503.70.%1500
14 MRHLD  2695953.65.%601856
15 HARMONY  98753403.57.%1892305
16 PAN-AF  15153.42.%1068438
17 TELKOM  33101073.34.%1173050
18 ILIAD  522163.16.%136127
19 BRIMSTON  900262.97.%29000
20 SASFIN  3150902.94.%9509

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 JUBILEE  159-18-10.17.%189370
2 BAUBA  205-20-8.89.%1500
3 FAIRVEST  125-10-7.41.%38027
4 SENTULA  220-15-6.38.%14800
5 COAL  590-40-6.35.%225316
6 VIVIDEND  431-29-6.30.%17400
7 AFGRI  541-34-5.91.%616897
8 AVUSA  2100-125-5.62.%6719
9 ACUCAP  3682-218-5.59.%106076
10 ESORFRANK  156-9-5.45.%468780
11 VERIMARK  145-8-5.23.%89390
12 NORTHAM  3140-159-4.82.%1329053
13 IMPERIAL  10100-425-4.04.%1595086
14 MMI-HLDGS  1630-68-4.00.%1631963
15 OPTIMUM  3601-149-3.97.%838421
16 HULAMIN  722-28-3.73.%13746
17 VILLAGE  162-6-3.57.%308920
18 SAPPI  2301-84-3.52.%1520191
19 EXXARO  16500-550-3.23.%1674826
20 AQUARIUS  2363-77-3.16.%923396

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 SANTAM  14100141903002.17.%58153
2 BATS  34945350027062.06.%443202
3 LIFEHC  1939195090.47.%4152840
4 PINNACLE  95195520.21.%448175

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 JUBILEE  159155-18-10.17.%189370
2 COAL  590590-40-6.35.%225316
3 AFGRI  541541-34-5.91.%616897
4 NORTHAM  31403042-159-4.82.%1329053
5 IMPERIAL  101009958-425-4.04.%1595086
6 URONE  15521550-45-2.82.%24801
7 NETCARE  12881283-17-1.30.%3541681
8 JDGROUP  37733701-47-1.23.%151637
9 INVLTD  44114265-9-0.20.%1314709
10 PIKWIK  1533151020.13.%364497
11 INVPLC  4370427570.16.%1414845
12 BILLITON  21620210251950.91.%4749850
13 PICKNPAY  37003618501.37.%1105977

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4026,611.95236.130.90%
Mid Cap40,808.39-132.80-0.32%
Small Cap30,998.29-180.84-0.58%
Resource 2048,306.50483.871.01%
Industrial 2526,661.28183.610.69%
Financial 157,736.5931.880.41%
Financial & Ind. 3029,551.81200.420.68%
All Share29,877.90203.700.69%
Oil & Gas 25,357.5513.610.05%
Mining 31,618.97374.501.20%
Gold Mining2,896.7765.372.31%
Platinum Mining62.11.490.80%
GENERAL MINING7,516.0678.161.05%
Oil & Gas Producers 13,634.297.320.05%
Basic Materials 26,704.06298.281.13%
Chemicals 12,408.63-52.11-0.42%
Forestry & Paper 11,837.08-3.69-0.03%
Industrial Metals 26,076.44227.510.88%
Industrials 26,542.701.620.01%
General Industrials 74,363.14272.330.37%
Consumer Goods 26,649.45220.030.83%
Automobiles & Parts 3,595.96-4.53-0.13%
Household Goods145.3421.64%
Health Care 33,878.00-166.55-0.49%
Beverages 89.52.400.45%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 49,186.33228.930.47%
Personal Goods 365.355.301.47%
Consumer Services 52,238.71-39.04-0.07%
General Retailers 41,811.23-61.41-0.15%
Travel & Leisure 3,436.1519.120.56%
Media 76.52-.93-1.20%
Support Services 2,206.45-1.53-0.07%
Telecommunications 66,504.061085.251.66%
Financials 20,759.3964.900.31%
Banks 38,721.66242.130.63%
Non-life Insurance 34,191.22727.472.17%
Life Insurance 15,312.5341.000.27%
General Financial 2,037.14-4.71-0.23%
Technology 22,809.76-80.86-0.35%
SHARIAH TOP40 2,856.95331.16%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL2,926.88290.99%
COAL MINING22,754.41-783-3.33%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 4,491.43-29-0.63%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,078.41-15-1.40%
CAPPED PROPERTY 311.84-0.50%
RESOURCE 26,777.522751.04%
DIVIDEND PLUS163.3800.13%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 406,183.05480.78%
Capped Top 4014,033.071240.89%
Capped All Share15,111.501020.68%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
04 Oct 2011ALTRONAugust 2011 (Interim)
04 Oct 2011ALTRON PPAugust 2011 (Interim)
04 Oct 2011DCENTRIXAugust 2011 (Interim)
04 Oct 2011ERBACONAugust 2011 (Interim)
04 Oct 2011ERBACONPAugust 2011 (Interim)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
NTC PREF11-10-0311-10-2111-10-31R 3.3842
BOWCALF11-09-3011-10-2111-10-31R 0.2000
PHUMELELA11-09-3011-10-1411-10-24R 0.4300
FAIRVEST11-09-2911-10-2111-10-31R 0.0590
EXCELL11-09-2811-10-2811-11-07R 0.0400
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
ASTRAPAKP11-09-0911-09-3011-10-10R 3.6493
SASFIN-P11-09-1411-09-3011-10-10R 3.3473
CERAMIC11-09-0811-09-3011-10-10R 1.6000
MMI HLDGS11-09-1311-09-3011-10-10R 0.6300
SPURCORP11-09-0811-09-3011-10-10R 0.3300

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
VMKVerimark Holdings Ltd06/10/2011Confirmed
SNVSantova Logistics Ltd06/10/2011Confirmed
RBXRaubex Group Ltd07/10/2011Confirmed
ADWAfrican Dawn Capital Ltd07/10/2011Confirmed
BFSBlue Financial Services Ltd10/10/2011Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
03/10/201117:30 Zeder Investments Limited - Unaudited interim results for the six months
03/10/201117:27SCIB - The Standard Bank Of South Africa Limited - Correction to previous
03/10/201117:24 Avusa Limited - Appointment of lead independent director and change in non
03/10/201117:15 Randgold & Exploration Company Limited - Results of the odd-lot and
03/10/201117:14 African Brick Centre Limited - Results of Annual General Meeting
03/10/201117:10 British American Tobacco p.l.c. - Notification of transactions of
03/10/201117:05 The Don Group Limited - Trading Statement
03/10/201117:00 African Rainbow Minerals Limited - Dealings in securities by directors of
03/10/201116:52 Metorex Limited - Operational update - Quarter ended September 2011
03/10/201116:50CCO - Capital & Counties Properties PLC - Notification of major interests in
03/10/201116:50MND/MNP - Mondi Limited/Mondi plc - Long Term Corporate Credit Ratings
03/10/201116:45 Argent Industrial Limited - Results of Annual General Meeting
03/10/201116:28 Andulela Investment Holdings Limited - Change to the board
03/10/201116:27ZA029 - BNP Paribas Arbitrage Issuance B.V - New Financial Instrument Listing
03/10/201116:06 Avusa Limited - Acceptance of Share-Based Incentives by executive
03/10/201116:05 Avusa Limited - Exercise of share-based incentives by, and delivery of
03/10/201116:04 FirstRand Limited - Dealings in securities by a director
03/10/201116:03 FirstRand Limited - Change to the board of directors
03/10/201116:00CLR/CLRP - Clover Industries Limited - Restatement of diluted earnings per
03/10/201115:52 Redefine Properties Limited - Proposed Distribution of shares and
03/10/201115:40 SA Corporate Real Estate Fund - Resignation from the Board of
03/10/201115:30NTCP - Netcare Limited - Declaration of preference dividend number 11
03/10/201115:30 British American Tobacco p.l.c. - Notification in accordance with
03/10/201115:19 Thabex Limited - Update to Shareholders
03/10/201115:16SBN51 - The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited - New Financial Instrument
03/10/201115:05 Resilient Property Income Fund Limited - Dealing in securities
03/10/201115:00 Platmin Limited - Cancellation of aim listing on November 1, 2011
03/10/201114:36BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited -Listing of New Financial Instruments
03/10/201114:30BIIVU - iVuzi Investments Limited - Tap Issue and New Financial Instrument
03/10/201114:30 Rockwell Diamonds Incorporated - Rockwell Diamonds strengthens
03/10/201114:30 Great Basin Gold Limited - Appointment of chief operating officer
03/10/201114:03EQS - Eqstra Holdings Limited - Standard & poor`s ratings services
03/10/201113:35 Anglo American plc - In accordance with the FSA`s Disclosure and
03/10/201113:33 Protech Khuthele Holdings Limited - Acquisition of securities by Eqstra
03/10/201113:20 AH-Vest Limited - Resignation of director
03/10/201113:15ZGOVI - Zshares GOVI - Distribution announcement and conversion ratio
03/10/201113:12 Country Bird Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities
03/10/201113:11 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by a non-executive
03/10/201112:40FRC45 - FirstRand Bank Limited - Interest rate reset announcement
03/10/201112:30 British American Tobacco p.l.c. - British American Tobacco p.l.c.
03/10/201112:17BIFR1 - FirstRand Bank Limited - Release of annual financial statements
03/10/201111:46INL/INP - Investec Limited/Investec plc - Form 8 (DD)
03/10/201111:45INL/INP - Investec - Form 8 (DD)
03/10/201111:43 Lonmin Plc - Schedule 5 - Block listing six monthly return
03/10/201111:42 Lonmin Plc - Total Voting Rights and Capital as at 30 September
03/10/201111:28 Kairos Industrial Holdings Limited - Renewal of Cautionary Announcement
03/10/201111:21BIIIPL - iNguza Investments (Proprietary) Limited - Interest rate reset
03/10/201109:50INL/INP - Investec Limited/ Investec plc - Disclosure in accordance with Rule
03/10/201109:47 African Media Entertainment Limited - Announcement to Shareholders
03/10/201108:00 British American Tobacco p.l.c. - Close period share repurchase programme
03/10/201108:00 NEPI - Change to Quarterly Reporting
03/10/201108:00 ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited - Allocation and acceptance of share
03/10/201107:29OML - OLD MUTUAL plc - FORM 8.3
03/10/201107:20 Chrometco Limited - Results of Annual General Meeting
03/10/201107:19 Chemical Specialities Limited - Results of the Annual General
03/10/201107:18 Labat Africa Limited - Change statement and notice of Annual General
03/10/201107:17 RGT Smart Market Intelligence Limited - Postponement of Resignation of
03/10/201107:16 Rare - Unaudited Abridged Financial Results for the 12 months ended 30
03/10/201107:16 Beige Holdings Limited - Variation of agreement in relation to the
03/10/201107:15 Comair - Dealing in Securities by Director
03/10/201107:11SCIB/OMLSTF - The Standard Bank Of South Africa Limited - Dividend announcement
03/10/201107:11OMLNIH - Nedbank Limited - Dividend distribution announcement in relation to the
03/10/201107:10 British American Tobacco p.l.c. - Transaction in own shares
03/10/201107:10 Village - Dealing in Securities
03/10/201107:09 York Timber Holdings Limited - No change statement
03/10/201107:08 Ah-Vest Limited - Notice of annual general meeting
03/10/201107:08 Netcare - Change to the Board of Directors ("Board")
03/10/201107:08 Kagiso Media Limited - No change statement and notice of Annual General
03/10/201107:07 Naspers Limited - Director Dealing in Securities
03/10/201107:07 Oceana Group Limited - Results of general meeting
03/10/201107:07 Italtile Limited - Posting of Annual Report, no change statement and
03/10/201107:06 SA French Limited - Reviewed condensed results for the year ended 30 June
03/10/201107:06 Lonmin Plc - Lonmin`s BEE Partner Shanduka Moves a Step Closer to Becoming
03/10/201107:06 VPIF - Abridged consolidated financial statements for the six months ended
03/10/201107:05 PBT Group Limited - Acquisition by PBT of the entire issued share capital
03/10/201107:05 Top Fix Holdings Limited - Reviewed consolidated provisional results for
03/10/201107:05 Sovereign Food Investments Limited - Unaudited Group Results for the six
03/10/201107:05 SABMiller plc - Update on 2 June 2011 Share Award Plan announcement RNS
03/10/201107:05 Adcorp Holdings Limited - Posting of circular and notice convening

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