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 The Sharenet Daily 
Thursday, 15 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
Stock Exchange News Service (SENS)

Top News
South African stocks edged down on Thursday, as shares of Assore and other commodities firms were hit by concerns of overheated valuations, while Investec slumped after it said it expected lower full-year earnings.  Full story

Revenue climbed to R5.1 billion (R3.4 billion) and gross profit improved to R1.2 billion (R726.5 million). Profit from operations more than trippled to R435.6 million (R124.6 million), while profit for the year attributable to ordinary equity holders of the company grew more than tenfold to  Full story
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai called for NATO troops to leave Afghan villages and confine themselves to major bases after the slaughter of 16 civilians by a U.S. soldier, underscoring fury over the massacre and clouding U.S. exit plans.  Full story
A Swiss couple kidnapped by the Pakistani Taliban last July say they escaped, a Pakistani army spokesman said, after the two showed up at a military checkpoint on a main road in the northwest of the country on Thursday.  Full story
Ambitious Chinese Communist Party leadership contender Bo Xilai has been toppled from his post as head of the inland city of Chongqing, in a move risking a backlash from backers of his controversial vision of socialist growth.  Full story
European share prices closed at near 33-week highs on Thursday as further signs of an improvement in the U.S. economy boosted sentiment.. . .  Full story
The S&P 500 rallied past 1,400 for the first time since 2008 on Thursday as U.S. data supported brighter views of the economy,. . .  Full story
Britain's leading share index slipped on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in heavyweight energy stocks after recent gains, with investors also looking ahead to. . .  Full story
The S&P 500 index hit 1,400 for the first time in four years on Thursday as a strong run of U.S. economic data. . .  Full story

European shares rose to end near 33-week highs on Thursday as further signs of an improvement in the U.S. economy boosted sentiment towards equities.. . .  Full story
Gold edged up on Thursday, arresting a near 2 percent fall the day before but still on course for its worst weekly performance. . .  Full story
A three-month European stock rally driven by central bank support for the financial system could stumble before returning to its bullish trend, analysts said. . .  Full story
European shares fell further on Thursday afternoon to hit a session low after U.S. stocks dipped in early deals, with investors taking some. . .  Full story
SA Business
Harmony Gold Mining, South Africa's third-biggest gold producer, will give employees who work at the rock face up to 2.9 percent of its share capital.. . .  Full story
South African government bonds extended their losses on Thursday with yields jumping to almost 3 three-month highs in tandem with U.S. Treasuries, which were weighed by the Fed's acknowledgement of some improvement in America's economy.. . .  Full story

South Africa has conditionally approved Glencore's takeover of South Africa's Optimum Coal in a deal that values the company at close. . .  Full story
South Africa's energy regulator said on Thursday it had granted logistics group Transnet a 31.6 percent increase for the next financial. . .  Full story
Pan-African Ecobank Transnational is near the end of its geographic expansion across Africa and now plans to focus on organic growth. . .  Full story
Goldman Sachs faced an unprecedented assault from one of its own on Wednesday after a banker published a withering resignation letter in the New. . .  Full story
Company News
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcements on 12 December 2011 and 7 March 2012, regarding Afrimat entering into an agreement. . .  Full story
Pursuant Paragraph 18.19 (c) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, set out below is Headline loss per share for the half-year. . .  Full story
BCX is currently finalising its results for the six-months ended 29 February 2012. In this regard, shareholders are advised that earnings. . .  Full story
According to the Financial Mail, MICROmega shareholders can look forward to receiving dividends now that the company has sold off several. . .  Full story

AkzoNobel, the world's leading coatings company, and Chemspec, a leading South African coatings company, have announced that they have entered into. . .  Full story
On 15 February 2012, Exxaro announced that the cash takeover offers made by its wholly owned subsidiary, Exxaro Australia Iron Investments. . .  Full story
Holders of Investec Ltd. ( non-redeemable, non-cumulative, non- participating preference shares ("Investec Preference Shares") are referred to the announcement, released on. . .  Full story
Investec is on 15 March 2012 hosting an investor pre-close briefing at 9:00 (BST time) (11:00 South African time) which will. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue increased by 44.1% to R1.6 billion (R1.1 billion). Gross margin rose to R716.7 million (R467.5 million) and operating profit improved. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period increased by 13% to R19.1 billion (2010: R16.9 billion). Operating profit fell by 35% to R332. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period jumped to R2.7 billion (2010: R2.1 billion). Gross profit soared to R430.5 million (2010: R306 million),. . .  Full story
Revenue increased from R5.1 billion to R5.6 billion in 2011. Gross profit increased to R837 million (2010: R94 million) and operating. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0034215.30-211.44-0.61%
JSE Top 4017:0030334.04-187.63-0.61%
JSE Gold17:002476.14-6.98-0.28%
JSE Financial17:0025004.56-51.65-0.21%
JSE Industrial17:0037779.38-242.30-0.64%
JSE Indust 2517:0031695.25-223.26-0.70%
JSE Resource17:0051314.53-407.72-0.79%
DJ Futures19:5613155.0052.000.40%
DJ Ind19:4513222.5228.420.22%
SP 50020:001399.405.120.37%
FTSE 10014:435937.69-7.74-0.13%
All Ords07:524366.90-8.70-0.20%
NZSE 5006:463533.7334.740.99%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:004067823690.09%
Brent Crude19:56123.84.140.11%
Rand / Dollar19:587.6161-0.0732-0.95%
Rand / Pound19:5511.9395-0.0768-0.64%
Rand / Euro19:559.9762-0.0444-0.44%
Rand / NZD04:586.23120.00250.04%
Rand / AUD19:558.0265-0.0120-0.15%
Yen / Dollar19:5883.3190-0.3700-0.44%
Euro / Dollar19:550.7629-0.0043-0.56%
Dollar / Euro19:581.31010.00720.55%
Pound / Dollar19:550.6358-0.0023-0.36%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 NICTUS  4857217.43.%3250
2 S-OCEAN  225209.76.%34884
3 EXCELL  11776.36.%142714
4 CAPEVIN  102005956.19.%2379
5 DISTELL  84503504.32.%40714
6 LITHA  370123.35.%198946
7 ELBGROUP  2450743.11.%10000
8 EFFICIENT  18552.78.%5000
9 STEFSTOCK  1192322.76.%271033
10 ONELOGIX  19552.63.%95565
11 MMG  35492.61.%15000
12 PINNACLE  1487372.55.%3371105
13 WINHOLD  12532.46.%16100
14 WITSGOLD  4100952.37.%9
15 NASPERSN  428339832.35.%3668898
16 ESORFRANK  14532.11.%142163
17 EOH  3225652.06.%204128
18 PAN-AF  19942.05.%870875
19 GRANPRADE  25052.04.%830178
20 PREMIUM  1500302.04.%58161

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 CROOKES  3350-1400-29.47.%115813
2 GBGOLD  535-95-15.08.%230250
3 URONE  2340-185-7.33.%7106
4 BRIMST-N  840-60-6.67.%871875
5 DORBYL  160-10-5.88.%80000
6 VILLAGE  196-12-5.77.%7080728
7 COMAIR  150-9-5.66.%65543
8 SABVEST  900-50-5.26.%196
9 OANDO  119-6-4.80.%11804
10 EASTPLATS  362-18-4.74.%298491
11 CIPLAMED  651-26-3.84.%3050865
12 AQUARIUS  1821-70-3.70.%6613
13 JUBILEE  159-6-3.64.%276215
14 KEATON   275-10-3.51.%40644
15 KAP  290-10-3.33.%36526
16 INVLTD  4755-161-3.28.%3499207
17 TFG  11900-400-3.25.%842928
18 DIGICOR  300-10-3.23.%50180
19 BLACKSTAR  961-29-2.93.%30525
20 INVPLC  4768-139-2.83.%9240260

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 EXCELL  11711776.36.%142714
2 CAPEVIN  10200103005956.19.%2379
3 DISTELL  845086503504.32.%40714
4 LITHA  370370123.35.%198946
5 MMG  35435492.61.%15000
6 NASPERSN  42833433809832.35.%3668898
7 EOH  32253250652.06.%204128
8 AME  520052001001.96.%3200
9 STANBANK  11295114061851.67.%9937687
10 BIDVEST  17715178652721.56.%3830712
11 FAMBRANDS  49754999741.51.%28251
12 LIFEHC  23862426210.89.%2760995
13 WOOLIES  46514698350.76.%3928131
14 PPC  33043359190.58.%2224103
15 NEDCOR  1684816950560.33.%1432887
16 FIRSTRAND  2487249920.08.%20324412
17 TSOGO-SUN  1751193810.06.%73444
18 CLOVER  133014240.25890
19 SANLAM  32873338-1-0.03.%9070404
20 ABSA  1610016249-26-0.16.%1690512

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 GBGOLD  535527-95-15.08.%230250
2 EASTPLATS  362350-18-4.74.%298491

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4030,334.04-187.63-0.61%
Mid Cap47,953.19-326.13-0.68%
Small Cap35,688.10-89.01-0.25%
Resource 2051,314.53-407.72-0.79%
Industrial 2531,695.25-223.26-0.70%
Financial 159,492.10-11.50-0.12%
Financial & Ind. 3035,403.91-166.11-0.47%
All Share34,215.30-211.44-0.61%
Oil & Gas 28,796.44-525.94-1.79%
Mining 33,053.26-219.52-0.66%
Gold Mining2,476.14-6.98-0.28%
Platinum Mining61.05-.53-0.86%
GENERAL MINING8,359.50-62.29-0.74%
Oil & Gas Producers 15,483.31-282.79-1.79%
Basic Materials 28,282.97-175.75-0.62%
Chemicals 15,485.47-16.72-0.11%
Forestry & Paper 14,310.1725.710.18%
Industrial Metals 31,309.40-157.00-0.50%
Industrials 32,889.55-101.01-0.31%
General Industrials 90,510.03-250.26-0.28%
Consumer Goods 32,572.51-424.11-1.29%
Automobiles & Parts 5,298.83-22.65-0.43%
Household Goods180.75-1-0.36%
Health Care 39,820.21-259.66-0.65%
Beverages 106.41-2.26-2.08%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 59,904.35-94.81-0.16%
Personal Goods 485.50-4.79-0.98%
Consumer Services 64,167.48338.050.53%
General Retailers 53,377.38-258.71-0.48%
Travel & Leisure 3,776.0521.310.57%
Media 93.962.092.27%
Support Services 2,476.811.940.08%
Telecommunications 68,675.67-822.02-1.18%
Financials 25,004.56-51.65-0.21%
Banks 47,848.37336.690.71%
Non-life Insurance 41,320.4599.420.24%
Life Insurance 19,845.87-167.32-0.84%
General Financial 2,337.02-35.62-1.50%
Technology 28,308.42259.320.92%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,126.02-26-0.82%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,232.80-25-0.78%
COAL MINING27,959.12780.28%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 5,281.50-24-0.46%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,219.91-21-1.70%
CAPPED PROPERTY 339.02-0.60%
RESOURCE 28,329.43-238-0.83%
DIVIDEND PLUS198.56-2-0.83%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 407,179.45-42-0.58%
Capped Top 4016,013.08-98-0.61%
Capped All Share17,310.04-107-0.61%
JSE TABACO 4,960.51-17-0.35%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
16 Mar 2012CONTROLDecember 2011 (Final)
19 Mar 2012MASNITEADecember 2011 (Final)
19 Mar 2012MASNITEBDecember 2011 (Final)
19 Mar 2012MASONITEDecember 2011 (Final)
19 Mar 2012RBADecember 2011 (Final)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
FAIRVEST12-03-1512-04-0412-04-16R 0.0520
REMGRO12-03-1512-04-1312-04-23R 1.2600
CIPLAMED12-03-1512-05-0412-05-14R 0.0750
AFRIMAT12-03-1412-03-2912-04-10R 0.1300
JSE12-03-1312-05-1812-05-28R 2.5000
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
KUMBA12-02-0912-03-0912-03-19R 22.5000
SANTAM12-02-2812-03-1512-03-26R 8.5000
SANTAM12-02-2812-03-1512-03-26R 3.5500
IMPERIALP12-02-2212-03-1512-03-26R 3.3843
CAPITEC-P12-02-2912-03-1512-03-26R 3.3658

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
SDHSecureData Holdings Ltd.20/03/2012Confirmed
HDCHudaco Industries Ltd.22/03/2012Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
15/03/201217:19 Efficient Group Limited - Updated trading statement
15/03/201217:15 Total Client Services Limited - Change to the Board of Directors -
15/03/201217:10 Capital Shopping Centres Group Plc - Block listing six monthly return
15/03/201217:09 Metair Investments Limited - Fulfilment of the condition precedent
15/03/201217:01 Sekunjalo Investments Limited - SENS Sekunjalo response to Media
15/03/201217:00 Avusa - Trading Statement
15/03/201217:00 Remgro Limited - Unaudited interim results for the six months ended
15/03/201216:59 Buildmax - Renewal of Cautionary Announcement
15/03/201216:55 Tradehold Limited - Further cautionary announcement
15/03/201216:44 Firestone Energy Limited - Reviewed Half-yearly financial statements for
15/03/201216:37 Afrimat Limited - Finalisation Announcement - Acquisition by Afrimat
15/03/201216:30INL/INP - Investec Limited/ Investec plc - Transactions in Investec Limited
15/03/201216:27GRT04 - Growthpoint Properties Limited - Interest Rate Reset: GRT04
15/03/201216:26BVTNIH - Nedbank Limited - Special dividend distribution announcement in
15/03/201216:15 Coal of Africa Limited - Headline loss per share for the half-year
15/03/201216:00 Anooraq - Further Cautionary Announcement
15/03/201215:52 Moneyweb Holdings Limited - Changes to the board of directors
15/03/201215:51SGA/SGB - Synergy Income Fund Limited - Financial effects relating to the
15/03/201215:37 Brikor Limited - Lapse of the sale of Olifantsfontein Property and
15/03/201215:36BIIIPL - iNguza Investments (Proprietary) Limited - Full Capital Redemption
15/03/201215:35 Accentuate Limited - Directors` Dealings
15/03/201215:24 Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources Limited - Appointment of Chief
15/03/201215:20 Business Connexion Group Limited - Trading Statement
15/03/201215:00 Fairvest Property Holdings Limited - Condensed consolidated results for
15/03/201214:54 Buildmax Limited - Trading Statement
15/03/201214:50 Discovery Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by director
15/03/201214:02BIABL - African Bank Limited - Interest Rate Reset announcement
15/03/201214:00 Sentula Mining Limited - Dealings in securities by directors
15/03/201213:51BMWF03 - BMW Financial Services (South Africa) (Proprietary) Limited - Interest
15/03/201213:50BMWF02 - BMW Financial Services (South Africa) (Proprietary) Limited - Interest
15/03/201213:37BIABSP - Absa Bank Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing
15/03/201213:36ABSI3 - Absa Bank Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing
15/03/201213:35ABFN06/ABFN07/ABFN08/ABFN09" - Absa Bank Limited - New Financial Instrument
15/03/201213:27BIFR1 - FirstRand Bank Limited - Interest Rate Reset announcement
15/03/201213:21BIIIPL - iNguza Investments (Proprietary) Limited - Listing of New Financial
15/03/201213:17BIIIPL - iNguza Investments (Proprietary) Limited - Listing of New Financial
15/03/201213:12BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited -Listing of Tap Issues
15/03/201213:01 Sappi Limited - Dealing in securities by directors of listed companies
15/03/201213:00 Bell Equipment Limited - Audited results for the year ended
15/03/201212:53BIIVU - iVuzi Investments Limited - Listing of Tap Issues
15/03/201212:45 Chemspec - Press release: Distribution agreement with AkzoNobel
15/03/201212:15 Super Group Limited - General repurchase of ordinary shares
15/03/201212:12 Massmart Holdings Limited - Update on Process with Competition Authorities
15/03/201212:00 Exxaro Resources Limited - Exxaro cash offer to African Iron Limited
15/03/201211:38 AFGRI - Dealings in securities by a director
15/03/201211:08INL/INP - Investec Limited/Investec plc - Dividend Withholding Tax
15/03/201211:06INLP - Investec Bank Limited - Dividend Withholding Tax Announcement
15/03/201210:51 Ferrum Crescent Limited - Interim results for six month period ended 31
15/03/201210:45INL/INP - Investec Limited/Investec plc - Investec - pre-close briefing and
15/03/201210:33 Tongaat Hulett - Purchase of shares by director
15/03/201210:04NFTRCI - Newfunds Traci 3 Month Exchange Traded Fund Portfolio - Distribution
15/03/201210:03NFILBI - Newfunds ILBI Exchange Traded Fund Portfolio - Distribution and re-
15/03/201210:02NFGOVI - Newfunds Govi ETF - Distribution and Re-Investment Announcement - month
15/03/201209:35 Truworths International Limited - Dealings in securities by an
15/03/201209:03 AngloGold Ashanti Limited - Anglogold credit rating upgraded by Moody`s
15/03/201209:00 Datatec Limited - Pre-close year end statement
15/03/201208:55FSR/FSRP/FST - FirstRand Limited - Changes to secondary tax on companies and the
15/03/201208:30ABL/ABLP - African Bank Investments Limited - Dealing in securities by director
15/03/201208:00 Distribution and Warehousing Network Limited - Unaudited interim results
15/03/201207:45 Metair Investments Limited - Announcement regarding the acquisition by
15/03/201207:30 Great Basin Gold Limited - Great Basin Gold provides Tranter update
15/03/201207:30 Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd - Harmony announces employee share
15/03/201207:30 Cipla Medpro South Africa Limited - reviewed condensed consolidated
15/03/201207:10 Anglo American plc - Treasury Shares - Transfers
15/03/201207:05 Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited - Notice of Annual General Meeting -
15/03/201207:05 Excellerate - Cautionary Announcement

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