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 The Sharenet Daily 
Monday, 19 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 Africa's rand edged firmer against the dollar on Monday after central bank data showed the current account deficit unexpectedly narrowed in the fourth quarter of last year, and in line with a stronger euro.  Full story

South African stocks ended flat on Monday, as banking stocks like Absa followed European peers down on renewed Greek jitters, while Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) jumped after Deutsche Bank said it stood to "unlock significant value."  Full story
Apple pushed U.S. stock indexes higher o n M onday after it announced regular dividends and stock buy-backs, but investors awaited more evidence of an economic recovery to resume a broad rally that has driven world stocks to a near eight-month high.  Full story
A gunman on a motorbike shot dead at least four people, including three children, at a Jewish school in Toulouse on Monday, just days after three soldiers were killed in similar shootings in the same area of southwest France.  Full story
Indonesian police shot dead five suspected militants planning attacks on the resort island of Bali, including an assault on a night club popular with foreign tourists, the national counter-terrorism agency and police said on Monday.  Full story
Gold rose on Monday after a steep drop last week, with some investors encouraged by signs that central banks have been buying the. . .  Full story
Britain's top shares eased back from last week's 2012 highs on Monday, as weakness in banks after recent strong gains overshadowed a late-session. . .  Full story
European shares slipped on Monday to snap a four-day winning streak as investors consolidated positions after stocks hit an eight month high last week. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday, hovering near 4-year highs, while shares of Apple rose after it said it will begin paying. . .  Full story

U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Monday, indicating equities may be entering a correction after hitting nearly 4-year highs.. . .  Full story
European equities were lower early Monday afternoon in low volumes, pausing from a brisk three-month rally as investors sought further signs of recovery in. . .  Full story
Britain's top share index was in retreat from the previous week's 2012 highs by midday on Monday, with banks falling after recent strong. . .  Full story
Banks led Britain's top share index lower early on Monday having ended the previous session at a fresh 2012 high, while Chinese economic. . .  Full story
SA Business
Nigeria's super rich are no strangers to conspicuous consumption, and there's no better way to flaunt your wealth than by buying a brand new European sports car.. . .  Full story
U.S. clothing retailer Gap Inc will open its first standalone franchise store in South Africa this week, it said on Monday, the second major apparel merchant to enter the sub-Saharan African. . .  Full story
The deficit on South Africa's current account narrowed in the fourth quarter of 2011, helped by lower dividend payments to non-resident investors, but spending by households and government rose, signalling rising. . .  Full story

The mining sector could bring a flurry of IPOs to London and elsewhere in the second half of 2012 after several lean years for investors and bankers, as miners eye deals or seek to raise funds for increasingly costly projects.. . .  Full story
Company News
PPC advised that the acquisition of Pronto Holdings (Pty) Ltd. (Pronto) that was announced during November 2011, has been unconditionally approved. . .  Full story
Rockwell Diamonds Inc announce that it has reached an agreement with Africa Vanguard Resources ("AVR") on a way forward with respect. . .  Full story
The company's annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2011 have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism. . .  Full story
Shareholders are advised that Sasfin has entered into an agreement with G C Taylor, E D Farber and P J Steyn. . .  Full story

Shareholders of Optimum ("shareholders") are referred to the announcements published by Optimum on 17 August 2011, 26 August 2011, 1 September. . .  Full story
According to Business Report, Bell equipment has increased its workforce by 25 percent on the back of a turnaround in profitability. . .  Full story
Fiuranium on March 2, 2012 announced that it entered into a binding letter agreement (the "Gold One letter agreement") providing for. . .  Full story
The following documents have been submitted to the national storage mechanism (NSM) (http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do): * the company's annual report and accounts for. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue for the year ended 31 December 2011 shot up to R176 million (2010: R108.6 million). Gross profit soared to R72.2. . .  Full story
Revenue for the year ended 31 December 2011 increased by 9% to R1.6 billion (2010: R1.5 billion). Operating profit jumped by. . .  Full story
Turnover increased to R1.7 billion (R1.3 billion). Gross profit rose to R388.6 million (R308.4 million) and operating profit improved to R145.7. . .  Full story
Sales went up to R858.6 million (R792.6 million) but profit from operations more than halved to R23.8 million (R56.8 million). Profit. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0034214.07-7.55-0.02%
JSE Top 4017:0030395.53-2.76-0.01%
JSE Gold17:002439.36-17.94-0.73%
JSE Financial17:0024829.70-48.93-0.20%
JSE Industrial17:0037636.78-61.03-0.16%
JSE Indust 2517:0031620.08-39.28-0.12%
JSE Resource17:0051832.68153.110.30%
DJ Futures19:5613200.0037.000.28%
DJ Ind19:4513265.6233.000.25%
SP 50020:001413.319.140.65%
FTSE 10018:355961.11-4.47-0.07%
All Ords07:444381.2016.500.38%
NZSE 5006:463485.97-19.05-0.54%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:00402169-1263-0.31%
Brent Crude19:56125.52.410.33%
Rand / Dollar19:597.5157-0.0515-0.68%
Rand / Pound19:5511.9289-0.0346-0.29%
Rand / Euro19:559.9600-0.0193-0.19%
Rand / NZD18/036.24610.01230.00%
Rand / AUD19:557.9928-0.0337-0.42%
Yen / Dollar19:5983.39000.04600.06%
Euro / Dollar19:550.7548-0.0035-0.46%
Dollar / Euro19:591.32430.00680.52%
Pound / Dollar19:550.6286-0.0020-0.32%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 OCTODEC  160060060.00.%19840
2 MIXTEL  1613628.80.%55000
3 MAZOR  1832818.06.%1306000
4 DAWN  699599.22.%712
5 BRIMSTON  12001009.09.%2037
6 FAIRVEST  12098.11.%25000
7 MRHLD-N  995555.85.%1433252
8 PALLINGHT  285145.17.%49275
9 KGMEDIA  1900703.83.%6645
10 ANGLOPLAT  5675817543.19.%227780
11 BLACKSTAR  990303.13.%7613520
12 ILIAD  500153.09.%1523480
13 OMNIA  96852853.03.%92139
14 AVUSA  2010593.02.%101227
15 AFGRI  585152.63.%28003
16 CIL  1180292.52.%105759
17 EOH  3420802.40.%54092
18 LONMIN  135452952.23.%475022
19 WESIZWE  13832.22.%27233
20 TASTE  23552.17.%71155

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 GOLDONE  351-50-12.47.%378655
2 HWANGE  330-30-8.33.%9376
3 VILLAGE  179-14-7.25.%6592684
4 GBGOLD  550-38-6.46.%228363
5 S-OCEAN  214-11-4.89.%9500
6 ONELOGIX  184-9-4.66.%47170
7 CERAMIC  10500-501-4.55.%100
8 PHUMELELA  1050-49-4.46.%21000
9 DISTELL  8325-369-4.24.%7684
10 ELLIES   286-11-3.70.%27500
11 ADAPTIT  105-4-3.67.%218000
12 CAT  1502-48-3.10.%67360
13 MRHLD  2790-87-3.02.%1600430
14 HUGE  102-3-2.86.%10750
15 METROFILE  280-8-2.78.%16597
16 AFROX  1850-47-2.48.%379031
17 PETMIN  330-8-2.37.%165289
18 AMECOR  230-5-2.13.%6300
19 VALUE  470-10-2.08.%1440419
20 CROOKES  4700-100-2.08.%3125

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 MAZOR  1831832818.06.%1306000
2 EOH  34203430802.40.%54092
3 O-LINE  13013021.56.%247644
4 VPIF  770770101.32.%100
5 OLDMUTUAL  19871987221.12.%10697595
6 FAMBRANDS  50005100150.30.%62627
7 REUNERT  71857219100.14.%349831
8 PINNACLE  14831503-15-1.00.%263411
9 AMA  330337-5-1.49.%384718

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4030,395.53-2.76-0.01%
Mid Cap47,378.56-113.15-0.24%
Small Cap35,705.62267.270.75%
Resource 2051,832.68153.110.30%
Industrial 2531,620.08-39.28-0.12%
Financial 159,420.28-29.98-0.32%
Financial & Ind. 3035,285.81-79.97-0.23%
All Share34,214.07-7.55-0.02%
Oil & Gas 28,637.5232.540.11%
Mining 33,449.21100.150.30%
Gold Mining2,439.36-17.94-0.73%
Platinum Mining61.07.160.26%
GENERAL MINING8,534.5848.540.57%
Oil & Gas Producers 15,397.8717.500.11%
Basic Materials 28,579.0770.250.25%
Chemicals 15,390.0921.520.14%
Forestry & Paper 14,322.52-57.86-0.40%
Industrial Metals 31,074.85-104.30-0.33%
Industrials 32,427.27-206.47-0.63%
General Industrials 89,119.37-502.56-0.56%
Consumer Goods 32,547.50-61.10-0.19%
Automobiles & Parts 5,235.43-11.32-0.22%
Household Goods180.1500.22%
Health Care 39,573.07-126.93-0.32%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 58,961.67244.200.42%
Personal Goods 483.10-6.39-1.31%
Consumer Services 63,462.2010.320.02%
General Retailers 52,386.65189.590.36%
Travel & Leisure 3,733.38-5.58-0.15%
Media 92.66-.62-0.66%
Support Services 2,504.2313.990.56%
Telecommunications 69,327.3188.600.13%
Financials 24,829.70-48.93-0.20%
Banks 46,999.42-445.25-0.94%
Non-life Insurance 40,784.49204.180.50%
Life Insurance 20,025.78123.400.62%
General Financial 2,328.26-9.19-0.39%
Technology 28,337.35297.671.06%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,148.3720.07%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,247.16-0-0.01%
COAL MINING27,802.46-158-0.57%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 5,317.4540.08%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,218.74-3-0.26%
RESOURCE 28,594.36780.27%
DIVIDEND PLUS196.51-0-0.19%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 407,175.97-8-0.11%
Capped Top 4016,031.35-6-0.04%
Capped All Share17,305.69-5-0.03%
JSE TABACO 4,955.40130.27%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
20 Mar 2012CASHBILDecember 2011 (Interim)
20 Mar 2012WORKFORCEDecember 2011 (Final)
21 Mar 20121TIMEDecember 2011 (Final)
21 Mar 2012ARROWASeptember 2011 (Final)
21 Mar 2012ARROWBSeptember 2011 (Final)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
ELBGROUP612-03-1912-04-1312-04-23R 0.0600
ELBGROUP12-03-1912-04-1312-04-23R 0.1800
VUKILE12-03-1612-04-0412-04-16R 0.7050
O-LINE12-03-1612-03-2912-04-10R 0.0300
CULLINAN12-03-1612-04-1312-04-23R 0.0100
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
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
PSGFIN PREF12-02-2912-03-1512-03-26R 3.3473

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

Stock Exchange News Service
19/03/201217:47BEG/BEGP2 - Beige Holdings Limited - Takeover Regulation Panel issues ruling on
19/03/201217:46GEN - General - Summary of terms of Mandatory Offer by The Lion Match Company
19/03/201217:22 BSI Steel Limited - Acquisition by BSI of 100% of Brown Mcfarlane
19/03/201217:01 Purple Capital Limited - Trading Statement
19/03/201217:00 New Europe Property Investments plc - Dealing in securities by an
19/03/201217:00 Trematon Capital Investments Limited - Joint announcement relating to
19/03/201216:54 Hyprop Investments Limited - Dealing in securities between a director of
19/03/201216:43 Growthpoint Properties Limited - Dealing in securities by directors,
19/03/201215:53 Gold One International Limited - Gold One and First Uranium extend date
19/03/201215:50 Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited - Acquistion of Pronto Holdings
19/03/201215:45 Pioneer Food Group Limited - Implementation of the Pioneer Foods Phase II
19/03/201215:38 S A French Limited - Unaudited condensed consolidated interim results
19/03/201215:30 African Oxygen Limited - No change statement and notice of Annual
19/03/201215:00GEN - General - Mandatory offer extened by concert parties to the remaining
19/03/201214:45 Pinnacle Technology Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by a
19/03/201214:45 Bauba Platinum Limited - Reviewed interim financial statements for the
19/03/201214:40 Rockwell Diamonds Incorporated - Restructure of BEE transaction with
19/03/201214:30BIESKM - Eskom Holdings Soc Limited - Eskom notes Moody`s comments
19/03/201214:30 Old Mutual Plc - Notification of transactions of directors, persons
19/03/201214:00 SABMiller Plc - Notification of transactions of directors, persons
19/03/201213:49 Hardware Warehouse Limited - Trading Statement
19/03/201213:36ABL/ABLP/BIABL - African Bank Investments / African Bank - Results of private
19/03/201213:19 Nedbank Group - Dealings in Securities by Executive Director
19/03/201212:55 Forbes - Fiscal third quarter 2012 unaudited interim results
19/03/201212:45 Anglo American plc - Submission of documents to NSM
19/03/201212:21BIABL - African Bank Limited - Interest Rate Reset announcement
19/03/201212:06ELR/ELRP - ELB Group Limited - Unaudited group interim report and interim cash
19/03/201211:40 Growthpoint Properties Limited - Results of distribution re-investment
19/03/201211:30 The Foschini Group Ltd - Directors associates dealing in securities
19/03/201211:19 Village Main Reef Limited - Dealing in securities by an associate of a
19/03/201210:37 Exxaro Resources Limited - Trading of Exxaro ordinary shares on behalf
19/03/201210:32SFN/SFNP - Sasfin Holdings Limited - Acquisition of the remaining 31.58%
19/03/201210:20BIIIPL - iNguza Investments (Proprietary) Limited - Listing of New Financial
19/03/201210:08BIRCS - RCS Investment Holdings (Proprietary) Limited - Interest Rate Reset
19/03/201209:37 Optimum - Update regarding the Consortium`s Expression of Interest to
19/03/201209:30 The Don - Renewal of Cautionary Announcement
19/03/201209:22BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited - Full Capital Redemption
19/03/201209:00 ADvTECH Limited - Audited Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2011
19/03/201209:00PREFEX - Prefex Co Limited - Listing Of Prefex Securities
19/03/201208:00 Litha Healthcare Group Limited - Reviewed condensed consolidated results
19/03/201207:30 RBA Holdings Limited - Audited Provisional Annual Financial Statements
19/03/201207:20MWNT - Mine Waste Solutions - First Uranium and gold one extend date to execute
19/03/201207:19 First Uranium Corporation - First Uranium and Gold One extend date to
19/03/201207:10 Anglo American plc - Anglo American announcement
19/03/201207:10 British American Tobacco p.l.c. - Transaction in own shares

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