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 The Sharenet Daily 
Wednesday, 21 December 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 ended lower on Wednesday in line with global counterparts, as hopes faded that Europe's debt crisis would get some relief from the European Central Bank pumping money into the financial sector.  Full story

The rand reversed its earlier gains against the dollar on Wednesday as wary investors lost their appetite for risky assets on nagging worries about debt constraints in the euro zone, South Africa's main trading partner.  Full story
A Chinese village protest that tested the ruling Communist Party for over a week ended on Wednesday after officials offered concessions over seized farmland and the death of a village leader, in a rare spectacle of the government backing down to mobilised citizens.  Full story
Syrian forces killed 111 people ahead of the start of a mission to monitor President Bashar al-Assad's implementation of an Arab League peace plan, activists said on Wednesday, and France branded the killings an "unprecedented massacre."  Full story
A trio of astronauts blasted off aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket on Wednesday on a mission to bring the International Space Station back up to full manpower after an August cargo launch accident disrupted flights.  Full story
U.S. stocks extended losses on Wednesday as doubts rose about the effectiveness of the European Central Bank's massive funding operation to tackle the region's. . .  Full story
Britain's top share index fell back after a volatile session on Wednesday, swinging back from early strong gains in low volumes, with banks. . .  Full story
Stocks and the euro fell on Wednesday as traders cashed in recent gains and as doubts set in that fresh lending by the. . .  Full story
European shares fell on Wednesday after the large take up rate by banks for cheap European Central Bank loans worried investors about the. . .  Full story

U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as hope faded that banks would use the European Central Bank's massive funding operation to buy regional sovereign. . .  Full story
Gold surrendered gains on Wednesday in line with the euro after a tender for cheap European Central Bank loans failed to convince investors. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday as enthusiasm waned after strong bank demand for the European Central Bank's record funding operation and fears. . .  Full story
European shares fell on Wednesday in thin trade after investors booked profits from earlier session gains as hopes that banks would use the. . .  Full story
SA Business
Sudan will hike taxes on telecoms companies and seek assistance from "friendly" countries next year, officials said on Tuesday, in a push to stabilise the exchange rate and make up for lost revenues from the oil-producing south.. . .  Full story

South Africa lowered its 2011 wheat output forecast on Wednesday by two percent to 1.773 million tonnes from 1.808 million tonnes in the previous forecast.. . .  Full story
South Africa is at risk of breaching its debt ceiling as economic growth and tax revenues are being hit by the impact of the euro zone debt crisis, raising the risk its credit rating will be downgraded in the near future.. . .  Full story
Company News
HCI and KWV hereby advise shareholders that HCI's indirect shareholding in KWV has increased to 35.01% (net of treasury shares) subsequent. . .  Full story
On 9 September 2011, the Evolution Directors and the board of directors of Investec plc ("Investec") announced that they had reached. . .  Full story
Further to the announcement released on SENS this morning, shareholders are advised that Mr Martin Poggiolini's position of acting chief financial. . .  Full story
Sasfin shareholders were advised that Sasfin Bank Ltd ("Sasfin Bank"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasfin has secured a joint term. . .  Full story

Shareholders of DRDGOLD are referred to the cautionary announcement published on 3 November 2011 and the joint announcement published by DRDGOLD. . .  Full story
Old Mutual announced that it has agreed terms to sell the Finnish branch of Skandia Life Assurance Company Ltd to OP-Pohjola. . .  Full story
The company announced on 21 July 2011 that Vincent Uren had indicated his intention to step down from his position as. . .  Full story
Shareholders of the company are advised that the European benchmark ferrochrome price has been settled at USD1.15 per pound for the. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue for the year ended August 2011 dropped to R27.9 million (R33.2 million) and gross profit fell to R21.3 million (R26.7 million). Loss before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was recorded at R6.8 million (profit of R4.5). The net attributable loss. . .  Full story
Group revenue increased to USD196.4 million (USD163.9 million). Operating profit rose to USD10.7 million (USD9.8 million). Net attributable profit improved to USD5.5 million (USD2.9 million). In addition, headline earnings per share surged to USD15.5c (USD8.8cps). Dividend A final ordinary dividend of USD1.6cps. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0031646.77-137.13-0.43%
JSE Top 4017:0028169.25-161.52-0.57%
JSE Gold17:002914.89-21.29-0.73%
JSE Financial17:0021886.445.430.02%
JSE Industrial17:0033800.96-45.96-0.14%
JSE Indust 2517:0028329.97-57.91-0.20%
JSE Resource17:0051112.20-555.87-1.08%
DJ Futures19:5611950.00-76.00-0.63%
DJ Ind19:4512035.05-68.53-0.57%
SP 50019:561234.15-7.15-0.58%
FTSE 10018:355389.74-29.86-0.55%
All Ords07:474190.2083.102.02%
NZSE 5006:463223.0821.060.66%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg19:5642805534510.81%
Brent Crude19:56108.76.080.07%
Rand / Dollar19:598.25820.07130.87%
Rand / Pound19:5512.92790.11040.86%
Rand / Euro19:5510.79520.06840.64%
Rand / NZD19:586.35070.06611.05%
Rand / AUD19:558.32530.08100.98%
Yen / Dollar19:5977.95300.10300.13%
Euro / Dollar19:550.76450.00030.04%
Dollar / Euro19:581.3073-0.0006-0.05%
Pound / Dollar19:550.6368-0.0013-0.20%

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The JSE Today
Trading Statistics

Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 AFEAGLE  1082835.00.%25500
2 PBT  2003521.21.%167771
3 NICTUS  3003513.21.%13000
4 COMPCLEAR  2953011.32.%2000
5 WESIZWE  14996.43.%1051326
6 ARCMITTAL  67982984.58.%655363
7 TRADEH  600254.35.%6100
8 JDGROUP  45901854.20.%481271
9 AMECOR  19984.19.%4133
10 DRDGOLD  496163.33.%1040679
11 CITYLDG  77002303.08.%190203
12 AMA  20862.97.%93258
13 PLATMIN  18552.78.%66962
14 MRHLD  2530682.76.%841420
15 LITHA  27072.66.%117261
16 TELEMASTR  16042.56.%2000
17 DELRAND  16542.48.%2
18 AVENG  3269792.48.%977113
19 FAIRVEST  12832.40.%9000
20 ALTRON-P  2228512.34.%206261

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 ANOORAQ  340-59-14.79.%235
2 GBGOLD  769-31-3.88.%4484
3 NORTHAM  2950-100-3.28.%666348
4 EFFICIENT  255-8-3.04.%500
5 ALTRON  2300-70-2.95.%35576
6 CERAMIC  10500-315-2.91.%13439
7 MMG  335-10-2.90.%5000
8 SUPRGRP  1078-32-2.88.%115835
9 BASREAD  1351-39-2.81.%121730
10 S-OCEAN  146-4-2.67.%13400
11 PETMIN  258-7-2.64.%35000
12 CASHBIL  11200-300-2.61.%18808
13 SASFIN  2750-69-2.45.%22323
14 JUBILEE  161-4-2.42.%23440
15 PINNACLE  1069-25-2.29.%209625
16 BAUBA  215-5-2.27.%700
17 PIKWIK  1876-42-2.19.%98958
18 RAINBOW  1520-30-1.94.%1500
19 PICKNPAY  4565-90-1.93.%1006713
20 NETCARE  1319-26-1.93.%860769

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 PBT  2002003521.21.%167771
2 NICTUS  3003003513.21.%13000
3 CAPCO  23362336451.96.%262396
4 METROFILE  26026520.78.%378330
5 OLDMUTUAL  16811705110.66.%21781362
6 MASSMART  17110174491100.65.%171558
7 INVPROP  1130120070.62.%10960
8 TIGBRANDS  2456624855160.07.%489117
9 SYNERGY-B  5255250.378797
10 A-V-I  38233895-10-0.26.%227323
11 METAIR  19301980-15-0.77.%5935

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 SASFIN  27502750-69-2.45.%22323
2 RAUBEX  11781170-7-0.59.%72667

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4028,169.25-161.52-0.57%
Mid Cap43,460.66132.790.31%
Small Cap32,450.682.750.01%
Resource 2051,112.20-555.87-1.08%
Industrial 2528,329.97-57.91-0.20%
Financial 158,209.47-5.89-0.07%
Financial & Ind. 3031,340.36-54.69-0.17%
All Share31,646.77-137.13-0.43%
Oil & Gas 27,923.91-230.81-0.82%
Mining 33,107.25-359.28-1.07%
Gold Mining2,914.89-21.29-0.73%
Platinum Mining59.75-.84-1.39%
GENERAL MINING8,096.36-93.72-1.14%
Oil & Gas Producers 15,014.17-124.10-0.82%
Basic Materials 28,034.50-259.13-0.92%
Chemicals 13,743.92-34.26-0.25%
Forestry & Paper 11,573.7070.460.61%
Industrial Metals 29,662.18330.061.13%
Industrials 28,031.3341.040.15%
General Industrials 78,651.65-377.83-0.48%
Consumer Goods 28,814.70-86.61-0.30%
Automobiles & Parts 4,370.40-33.97-0.77%
Household Goods148.01-1-0.44%
Health Care 34,848.05-146.12-0.42%
Beverages 94.75-1.14-1.19%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 54,484.79-13.07-0.02%
Personal Goods 411.894.101.01%
Consumer Services 57,220.7987.510.15%
General Retailers 47,765.10170.940.36%
Travel & Leisure 3,735.288.810.24%
Support Services 2,148.6121.140.99%
Telecommunications 66,967.66-430.46-0.64%
Financials 21,886.445.430.02%
Banks 40,187.44-40.79-0.10%
Non-life Insurance 34,036.03-155.19-0.45%
Life Insurance 17,435.1323.030.13%
General Financial 2,062.00-11.43-0.55%
Technology 25,222.76-154.09-0.61%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,016.40-22-0.73%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,088.38-18-0.59%
COAL MINING22,907.84-0-0.00%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 4,710.2810.02%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,268.51-20-1.53%
RESOURCE 28,239.86-296-1.04%
DIVIDEND PLUS174.8400.11%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 406,557.59-27-0.41%
Capped Top 4014,830.35-80-0.54%
Capped All Share15,996.87-67-0.42%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
22 Dec 2011JOHNDANSeptember 2011 (Final)
22 Dec 2011MASNovember 2011 (Q)
23 Dec 2011KAIROSAugust 2011 (Interim)
23 Dec 2011ZCISeptember 2011 (Interim)
30 Dec 2011CULINAN5.5September 2011 (Final)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
GRANPRADE11-12-1312-01-0612-01-16R 0.6000
NAMPAK 6.511-12-0812-01-2012-01-30R 0.0650
NAMPAK 6%P11-12-0812-01-2012-01-30R 0.0600
PBT11-11-3011-12-2912-01-09R 0.0333
BCX11-11-3012-01-0612-01-16R 0.4000
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
AF-OVR 6%PP11-11-2811-12-1511-12-27R 0.4900
AFPREFINV11-12-0111-12-1511-12-27R 0.1851
BIPINF11-11-2911-12-1511-12-29R 0.1102
BIPSTOP4011-11-2911-12-1511-12-29R 0.1062
AF-OVR 6%PP11-11-2811-12-1511-12-27R 0.0600

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
MSTMustek Ltd22/12/2011Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
21/12/201117:50 ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited - North Gauteng High Court judgment
21/12/201117:25OML - OLD MUTUAL plc - Form 8.3
21/12/201117:01 PBT Group Limited - Record date for voting at the Annual General
21/12/201116:37 Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited - Joint Announcement of a
21/12/201116:12 Village Main Reef Limited - Further cautionary announcement
21/12/201116:08 m Cubed Holdings Limited - Category 1 acquisitions announcement
21/12/201115:43 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by a director
21/12/201115:26 BioScience Brands Limited - No change statement and Notice of Annual
21/12/201115:00 Excellerate Holdings Limited - Posting of Excellerate`s Annual Report and
21/12/201114:47THEFUB - The Thekwini Fund 6 (RF) Limited (to be called Amber House Fund 1 (RF)
21/12/201114:44 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Correction announcement : Dealings in
21/12/201113:58ING132 - iNguza Investments (Proprietary) Limited - Listing of new financial
21/12/201113:41 Marshall Monteagle Plc - Reviewed results for year end 30 September
21/12/201113:38BRT/BRN - Brimstone Investment Corporation - Announcement regarding an increase
21/12/201113:31 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by a director
21/12/201113:15INL/INP - Investec Limited/Investec plc - The Evolution Group Plc
21/12/201113:13 Northam Platinum Limited - Dealings in securities: acceptance of awards
21/12/201112:18 Rare Holdings Limited - Rectification announcement: proposed claw-
21/12/201112:16 Kumba Iron Ore Limited - Correction: Appointment of acting chief financial
21/12/201112:02 Sappi Limited - Dealing in securities by directors of listed companies
21/12/201112:00SFN/SFNP - Sasfin Holdings Limited - Conclusion of long term funding
21/12/201112:00JOZI03 - The City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality - Interest
21/12/201111:49INL/INP - Investec Limited/Investec plc - Form 8 (DD)
21/12/201111:47INL/INP - Investec Limited/ Investec plc - Form 8 (DD)
21/12/201111:37 Sanyati Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by directors
21/12/201111:24 Pioneer Food Group Limited - Dealing in company`s shares by a
21/12/201111:15 DRDGOLD Limited - Further cautionary announcement
21/12/201111:03 Telemasters Holdings Limited - Notice of declaration of cash dividend
21/12/201110:50INL/INP - Investec Limited / Investec plc - Disclosure in accordance with Rule
21/12/201110:45 AVI Limited - Dealing in AVI shares by a director of AVI
21/12/201110:43 Gold One International Limited - Form 604 - Notice of change of
21/12/201110:24 Buildmax Limited - Dealing in securities
21/12/201110:00 Bowler Metcalf Limited - Directors` dealing in shares and appointment of
21/12/201109:55 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s interest
21/12/201109:54 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s
21/12/201109:53 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s interest
21/12/201109:52 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s interest
21/12/201109:51 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s
21/12/201109:50 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s interest
21/12/201109:49 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s interest
21/12/201109:48 Gold One International Limited - Appendix 3Y change of director`s
21/12/201109:00 Old Mutual plc - Old Mutual agrees sale of Finnish branch of Skandia Life
21/12/201109:00 Kumba Iron Ore Limited - Appointment of acting chief financial
21/12/201108:30 Merafe Resources Limited - First quarter 2012 ferrochrome price
21/12/201107:59NEWFSA - Newfunds NEWSA INDEX ETF - Partial de-listing of 1,990,000 NewSA ETF
21/12/201107:05 Anglo American plc - Treasury Shares - Transfers

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