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 The Sharenet Daily 
Thursday, 01 March 2012 - 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
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Top News
South African stocks closed flat on Thursday as commodity shares, particularly the gold producers, pulled the market lower after an overnight fall in the spot price and the strengthening of the rand currency.  Full story

South Africa's current macroeconomic climate poses policy challenges in balancing the response to upward pressure on domestic inflation and weak economic activity, Reserve Bank Chief Economist Monde Mnyande said on Thursday.  Full story
U.S. and European stocks rose on Thursday as investors focused on encouraging U.S. economic data and the European Central Bank's massive injection of cash boosted banks, while crude oil gained on an upbeat outlook for the global economy and worries over supply disruptions related to Iran.  Full story
Weary passengers complained of unbearable heat and appalling hygiene for three days in the Indian Ocean aboard cruise ship Costa Allegra after a fire knocked out the vessel's main power supply.  Full story
Defeated Syrian rebels left their shattered stronghold in Homs on Thursday after a bloody 26-day army siege aimed at crushing a symbol of the year-long revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.  Full story
Banks and other financial stocks, buoyed by central bank infusions of money into the system, helped Britain's top share index rebound on Thursday with. . .  Full story
European shares closed higher on Thursday, boosted by euro zone banks as improved sentiment after the European Central Bank's second long-term liquidity injection helped. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, extending this year's near-uninterrupted rally as investors jumped on recent momentum, though equities eased from session highs after. . .  Full story
European shares trimmed gains on Thursday afternoon after worse-than-expected manufacturing data from the United States cast a shadow on expectations that the world's largest. . .  Full story

Gold rebounded on Thursday as buyers were tempted back to the market by the previous day's 5 percent price plunge, its biggest one-day. . .  Full story
European shares extended gains into the Wall Street open on Thursday as an already positive sentiment was further supported by unemployment data confirming the. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks edged higher at the open on Thursday as jobless claims hovered near multi-year lows, though investors showed caution after healthy gains so. . .  Full story
European stocks were higher early Thursday afternoon, led by bank shares benefiting from the European Central Bank's latest liquidity boost while a dip. . .  Full story
SA Business
South Africa's Purchasing Managers' Index jumped to a two-year high of 57.9 in February from 53.2 in January, sponsors Kagiso Asset. . .  Full story
Ferrochrome producer International Ferro Metals Ltd agreed to shut two of its furnaces to help South African utility Eskom manage tight. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand firmed against the dollar on Thursday on the back a strong appetite for riskier assets and outperformed most. . .  Full story
South Africa's 2011/12 sugar output is estimated at 1.822 million tonnes, slightly down from a previous forecast of 1.825 million tonnes,. . .  Full story

Swiss-based independent trader Mercuria Energy Group has never invited a strategic partner to run an oil storage tank in South Africa,. . .  Full story
Swiss-based independent trader Mercuria Energy Group has been looking to invite a strategic partner to run an oil storage tank in. . .  Full story
Nigeria raised 111 billion naira at a bond auction on Wednesday, its second this year, with yields on the 2019 bonds. . .  Full story
Impala Platinum, the world's second-largest platinum producer, said on Wednesday that it would not exit Zimbabwe despite the demands being made. . .  Full story
Company News
Mr. Chia-Chou Wu has been appointed as Mr. Edward Pan's alternate on the board of South Ocean with effect 1 March. . .  Full story
Kagiso announced the following changes to the board: * The resignation of Mr A Patel as a non-executive director as well. . .  Full story
Shareholders are advised that the annual financial statements will be distributed to shareholders on 1 March 2012 and contain no modifications. . .  Full story
Edwyn O`Neill has, subject to regulatory approval, been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of Zurich. He joins. . .  Full story

A review of the financial results for the six month interim period ended 31 January 2012 by management has indicated that the earnings per share and headline earnings per share are expected to be between 25% and 35% higher than those in the previous corresponding period, being 96.4 cents per share and 96.2 cents per share, respectively. The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by EOH's auditors. EOH's interim results are expe. . .  Full story
Company Results
Total revenue improved to R4.6 billion (R3.7 billion) and gross profit was stable around R1.1 billion (R1.1 billion). However, operating profit. . .  Full story
Revenue for the year ended December 2011 increased to R1.6 billion (2010: R1.1 billion). Operating income rose to R1 billion (2010:. . .  Full story
Revenue from gold sales rose to AUD188.3 million (AUD89.3 million) and gross profit improved drastically to AUD105.8 million (AUD36.1 million). Profit. . .  Full story
Net interest income for the year ended 31 December 2011 increased to R17.3 billion (2010: R15.9 billion). Operating income rose to. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0034298.482.480.01%
JSE Top 4017:0030526.43-20.26-0.07%
JSE Gold17:002684.18-73.39-2.66%
JSE Financial17:0024747.58221.190.90%
JSE Industrial17:0037022.40132.600.36%
JSE Indust 2517:0031065.95112.800.36%
JSE Resource17:0053373.58-484.31-0.90%
DJ Futures19:4012985.0060.000.46%
DJ Ind19:4513004.5952.520.41%
SP 50020:001374.438.750.64%
FTSE 10017:135932.4060.891.04%
All Ords07:404346.00-42.10-0.96%
NZSE 5006:463330.858.320.25%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:00411544-17458-4.07%
Brent Crude19:56125.183.212.63%
Rand / Dollar19:597.4540-0.0474-0.63%
Rand / Pound19:5511.8638-0.0401-0.34%
Rand / Euro19:559.9287-0.0656-0.66%
Rand / NZD19:586.2607-0.0009-0.01%
Rand / AUD19:558.05680.00030.00%
Yen / Dollar19:5981.1200-0.1600-0.20%
Euro / Dollar19:550.75090.00070.09%
Dollar / Euro19:591.3313-0.0011-0.08%
Pound / Dollar19:550.6268-0.0010-0.16%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 CALGRO  4986815.81.%49524
2 HWANGE  370308.82.%153948
3 RANGOLD  270197.57.%1936
4 ARB  430307.50.%16456
5 WESIZWE  13486.35.%730197
6 STEFSTOCK  1140605.56.%244625
7 VALUE  480255.49.%253261
8 ITLTILE  550254.76.%5402
9 ARGENT  680284.29.%5973
10 EXCELL  10444.00.%1483
11 SPURCORP  1595593.84.%63300
12 EASTPLATS  440153.53.%46217
13 FIRSTRAND  2463733.05.%16401055
14 NEDCOR  165504893.04.%2095732
15 MIXTEL  17552.94.%20875
16 KELLY  365102.82.%8909
17 AVUSA  2020502.54.%1369593
18 BEIGE-PR2  12332.50.%1632
19 SPAR  117992742.38.%195666
20 RMIH  1637372.31.%1679660

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 EFFICIENT  170-15-8.11.%6700
2 KAP  295-15-4.84.%57324
3 GBGOLD  670-30-4.29.%34005
4 HARMONY  9533-367-3.71.%1299376
5 OCEANA  4450-167-3.62.%15265
6 ONELOGIX  190-6-3.06.%18512
7 PAN-AF  209-6-2.79.%1313048
8 PETMIN  328-9-2.67.%296618
9 OANDO  117-3-2.50.%10000
10 ANOORAQ  390-10-2.50.%27065
11 GFIELDS  11583-297-2.50.%2122968
12 ANGGOLD  31775-799-2.45.%1385920
13 DATATEC  4395-105-2.33.%119521
14 CBH  507-12-2.31.%58851
15 CASHBIL  10900-220-1.98.%64759
16 TELKOM  2534-50-1.93.%1120716
17 AFRO-C  265-5-1.85.%14300
18 VIVIDEND  501-9-1.76.%8000
19 VILLAGE  229-4-1.72.%506603
20 AFGRI  579-10-1.70.%148225

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 VALUE  480500255.49.%253261
2 NEDCOR  16550165504893.04.%2095732
3 RMIH  16371637372.31.%1679660
4 REUNERT  712171211512.17.%263462
5 WOOLIES  45804594681.51.%4945145
6 ARROW-B  47948961.27.%512744
7 IMPERIAL  14920149201821.23.%758290
8 AMA  27528431.10.%561780
9 ABIL  39703996411.04.%4544920
10 REDEFINE  79379381.02.%3728643
11 KUMBAIO  57592577705160.90.%399614
12 SANTAM  16941171651510.90.%34551
13 ABSA  16050160801000.63.%2609659
14 TIGBRANDS  26196263851460.56.%430305
15 TFG  1185011943300.25.%474934
16 BIDVEST  175901776090.05.%789862
17 DISTELL  800081000.7360
18 REMGRO  1331013394-2-0.02.%650478
19 SUPRGRP  14401470-6-0.41.%1434605
20 NASPERSN  4144041777-252-0.60.%1428393

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 EFFICIENT  170170-15-8.11.%6700
2 GBGOLD  670670-30-4.29.%34005
3 TELKOM  25342505-50-1.93.%1120716

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4030,526.43-20.26-0.07%
Mid Cap47,121.06183.720.39%
Small Cap35,235.66101.610.29%
Resource 2053,373.58-484.31-0.90%
Industrial 2531,065.95112.800.36%
Financial 159,412.8789.910.96%
Financial & Ind. 3034,827.28195.770.57%
All Share34,298.482.480.01%
Oil & Gas 30,496.09237.620.79%
Mining 34,304.28-438.30-1.26%
Gold Mining2,684.18-73.39-2.66%
Platinum Mining63.23-.49-0.77%
GENERAL MINING8,592.83-89.06-1.03%
Oil & Gas Producers 16,397.19127.770.79%
Basic Materials 29,293.63-320.91-1.08%
Chemicals 15,301.66-22.83-0.15%
Forestry & Paper 13,960.93156.191.13%
Industrial Metals 32,902.20237.160.73%
Industrials 32,298.3393.550.29%
General Industrials 89,708.29-37.30-0.04%
Consumer Goods 31,714.37160.160.51%
Automobiles & Parts 4,981.8136.230.73%
Household Goods177.0610.33%
Health Care 37,953.93-148.47-0.39%
Beverages 104.91.620.59%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 58,099.65161.140.28%
Personal Goods 461.43.500.11%
Consumer Services 63,026.4042.270.07%
General Retailers 52,716.32230.230.44%
Travel & Leisure 3,720.8260.081.64%
Media 90.96-.51-0.56%
Support Services 2,483.83-11.28-0.45%
Telecommunications 67,688.55400.460.60%
Financials 24,747.58221.190.90%
Banks 47,170.53712.201.53%
Non-life Insurance 41,080.39366.160.90%
Life Insurance 19,621.9339.410.20%
General Financial 2,372.1417.190.73%
Technology 27,158.24-279.59-1.02%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,189.96-18-0.55%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,282.18-15-0.44%
COAL MINING28,225.70360.13%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 5,245.15100.19%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,325.59-38-2.80%
RESOURCE 29,491.77-284-0.95%
DIVIDEND PLUS198.1820.80%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 407,190.29100.13%
Capped Top 4016,099.47-2-0.01%
Capped All Share17,347.9240.02%
JSE TABACO 4,906.85761.58%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
02 Mar 2012BLACKSTARDecember 2011 (Final)
02 Mar 2012PETMINDecember 2011 (Interim)
02 Mar 2012SALLIESDecember 2011 (Interim)
02 Mar 2012SALLIES-CDecember 2011 (Interim)
02 Mar 2012UBUBELEDecember 2011 (Interim)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
LIB-HOLD12-03-0112-03-1512-03-26R 0.7700
BOWCALF12-03-0112-03-1512-03-26R 0.1600
CAPITEC12-03-0112-03-1512-03-26R 3.0000
SPURCORP12-03-0112-03-1512-03-26R 0.4000
AFGRI12-02-2912-03-1512-03-26R 0.1845
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
PALAMIN12-02-0612-02-2412-03-05R 2.0700
ZURICH SA12-02-0612-02-2412-03-05R 2.0000
RESILIENT12-02-0812-02-2412-03-05R 1.2135
BHPBILL12-02-0812-02-2412-03-22R 0.5500
NEPI12-02-0812-02-2412-03-05R 0.1048

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
JDHJohn Daniel Holdings Ltd.02/03/2012Confirmed
EOHEOH Holdings Ltd.06/03/2012Confirmed
QPGQuantum Property Group Ltd.08/03/2012Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
01/03/201217:43 Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited - Dealings in Securities by
01/03/201217:35MND/MNP - Mondi Limited / Mondi plc - Dealings by a director of Mondi Limited
01/03/201217:24 Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited - Dealing in securities of
01/03/201217:08 Rainbow Chicken Limited - Dealings in securities by a director
01/03/201217:00 African Rainbow Minerals Limited - Director`s dealings in ARM securities
01/03/201216:53BIFR1 - FirstRand Bank Limited - Listing of New Financial Instrument
01/03/201216:44 Exxaro Resources Limited - Trading of Exxaro ordinary shares on behalf
01/03/201216:24 Wearne - Changes to the Board of Directors
01/03/201216:19 South Ocean Holdings Limited - Appointment of alternate to non
01/03/201216:16 Massmart - Trading of Massmart ordinary shares on behalf of the Massmart
01/03/201216:09 Tradehold Limited - Changes to the board of directors
01/03/201215:52 Kagiso Media Limited - Change in Directorate
01/03/201215:51SGA/SGB - Synergy Income Fund Limited - Changes to the board of directors
01/03/201215:49 Anglo American Platinum Limited - No change statement and notice of
01/03/201215:10 Primeserv Group Limited - Directors dealing in securities
01/03/201215:00 Resilient Property Income Fund Limited - Dealing in securities by an
01/03/201215:00 Foneworx Holdings Limited - Resignation from the board of directors
01/03/201214:48 Protech Khuthele Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by director
01/03/201214:44BIIVU - iVuzi Investments Limited - Listing of Tap Issue
01/03/201214:43BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited - Listing of Tap Issue
01/03/201214:41 Lonmin Plc - Total Voting Rights and Capital as at 29 February 2012
01/03/201214:36BINRA - South African National Roads Agency Soc Limited - Notification of
01/03/201214:36SCIB/TOPSKK - The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited - Notice of expiry of
01/03/201214:30 Forbes & Manhattan Coal Corp - Forbes coal earns 100% interest in Slater
01/03/201214:25SCIB/USDSCG - The Standard Bank Of South Africa Limited - Notice of expiry of
01/03/201214:23SCIB/NEDSTF - The Standard bank of South Africa - Dividend announcement in
01/03/201214:22SCIB: GNDSTF - THE STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA LIMITED - Dividend announcement
01/03/201214:20CCO - Capital & Counties Properties PLC - Notification of major interests in
01/03/201213:56 Anglo American plc - Total voting rights
01/03/201213:31 Premium Properties Limited - Disclosure of acquisition of securities
01/03/201213:30 Mvelaserve Limited - Director`s dealings in securities
01/03/201213:16SSN001 - The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited - New Financial Instrument
01/03/201213:05NET43 - Clindeb Investments(Pty)Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing
01/03/201213:02 The Bidvest Group Limited - Directors` dealings in securities
01/03/201212:37 Rebosis Property Fund Limited - Further Cautionary Announcement
01/03/201212:33BIFR1 - FirstRand Bank Limited - Amendment to FirstRand Bank Limited`s credit
01/03/201212:10 MiX Telematics Limited - Dealing in securities by an associate of a
01/03/201212:00 Mustek Limited - Director dealing in securities
01/03/201212:00 Spur Corporation Limited - Unaudited condensed consolidated results and
01/03/201211:51BIPINF - Bips Government Inflation Linked Bond Fund - Listing of additional BIPS
01/03/201211:45 Primeserv Group Limited - Directors Dealing In Securities
01/03/201210:53 Firestone Energy Limited - Activities Update
01/03/201210:48 Crookes Brothers Limited - Dealing in securities by a director
01/03/201210:37 Mvelaserve Limited - Notification in terms of section 122(3) of the
01/03/201210:34 Alert Steel Holdings Limited - Changes to the board of directors
01/03/201210:11 Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited - Declaration information relating to a
01/03/201209:56 Capitec Bank Holdings Limited - Declaration of a dividend of 300 cents per
01/03/201209:30 BioScience Brands Limited - Appointment of Director
01/03/201209:30 Famous Brands Limited - Dealings in securities by Director
01/03/201209:18 Bowler Metcalf Limited - Amendment to announcement sent at 7h05 -
01/03/201209:00 Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited - No change statement and notice
01/03/201209:00 New Europe Property Investments plc - Victoria City Centre - Update
01/03/201209:00 Zurich - Change to the Board of Directors
01/03/201208:00 EOH Holdings Limited - Trading Statement
01/03/201207:57GEN - FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series - Dividend Withholding Tax in the Total
01/03/201207:10 Anglo American plc - Treasury Shares - Transfers
01/03/201207:09 The Bidvest Group Limited - Directors` dealings in securities
01/03/201207:05 Bowler Metcalf Limited - Condensed unaudited consolidated results for
01/03/201207:05 Huge Group Limited - Director`s dealings by director
01/03/201207:05 British American Tobacco p.l.c - Transaction in own shares
01/03/201207:05GDO/GGM - Gold One/Goliath Gold - Further update on the acquisition by Goliath
01/03/201207:05 Liberty Holdings Limited - Annual results presentation
01/03/201207:05 Astral Foods - Appointment of Executive Director

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