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 The Sharenet Daily 
Thursday, 22 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 ended in the red for a third straight session on Thursday as concerns about Chinese growth hit miners and retailer Shoprite slid after it announced it would issue new shares and convertible bonds.  Full story

The South African central bank has granted BNP Paribas permission to set up a full branch, the French bank said on Thursday, allowing it to extend corporate and investment banking services in Africa's most-advanced capital market.  Full story
A 23-year-old gunman who said al Qaeda inspired him to kill seven people in France died in a hail of bullets on Thursday as he scrambled out of a ground-floor window during a gunbattle with elite police commandos.  Full story
Renegade soldiers said they seized power in Mali on Thursday and ordered its borders closed, threatening to reignite instability in a Saharan region shaken by the conflict in Libya.  Full story
More than a dozen people died in clashes across Syria on Thursday, opposition activists said, as a U.N. Security Council call for an immediate end to the fighting fell on deaf ears.  Full story
Gold fell on Thursday to its lowest price in more than two months, as worries about continued contraction in manufacturing in both the. . .  Full story
Britain top share index fell on Thursday, heading for its biggest weekly loss so far this year as signs of slower growth in. . .  Full story
Oil prices plunged more than 2 percent and global stocks retreated from recent highs on Thursday as a contraction in manufacturing in both. . .  Full story
European shares made their longest losing streak in four months on Thursday, piercing a support level, led by miners after weak China and. . .  Full story

U.S. stocks fell at the open o n T hursday as data on the U.S. labor market did little to counter concerns about. . .  Full story
U.S. stock index futures briefly extended their losses o n T hursday after the latest reading on jobless claims.. . .  Full story
Britain's FTSE 100 share index fell on Thursday, accelerating its pullback from last week's highs, as signs of slowing economic momentum in China,. . .  Full story
World stocks hit their lowest in over a week on Thursday and Wall Street was set open in the red as manufacturing slumps. . .  Full story
SA Business
Samsung Electronics Co aims to double its share of the sub-Saharan smartphone market to 20 percent by next year, as it. . .  Full story
South African supermarket chain Shoprite Holdings said on Thursday it will raise up to $1 billion by issuing new shares and. . .  Full story
Gold miner Randgold Resources said its operations in Mali were running normally, despite worries over unrest as renegade soldiers said they. . .  Full story
Major buyer South Korea cut imports of Iranian crude in the first two months of 2012, joining Taiwan and South Africa. . .  Full story

South Africa has called a news conference for Friday to announce an African candidate for the World Bank presidency, widely expected to be. . .  Full story
South Africa's government bonds rallied on Thursday after domestic inflation surprised the market to the downside, backing the case that the. . .  Full story
Major buyer South Korea cut imports of Iranian crude in the first two months of 2012, joining Taiwan and South Africa as the. . .  Full story
South African petrochemicals group Sasol has found alternative supplies of crude oil to replace product coming from Iran, the company said. . .  Full story

Oil fell steeply on Thursday and was set for its lowest close in more than two weeks after weak Chinese and European manufacturing data sparked fears that slowing growth could dent global energy demand.. . .  Full story
South Africa has suspended almost all its oil imports from Iran and intends to abide by a U.S. request to make significant cuts in its Iranian supplies, a senior diplomat said. . .  Full story
Zimbabwe has accepted a proposal by Impala Platinum's joint venture with Aquarius Platinum to turn over a majority stake to locals, a government minister said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
Company News
On 16 February 2012 Datatec announced that its subsidiary Westcon had agreed to acquire the business of PT Netpoleon, an Indonesian. . .  Full story
Omnia shareholders are advised that the company has received notification that Regarding Capital Management (Pty) Ltd. (on behalf of clients) ("Regarding. . .  Full story
Shoprite announced the pricing of its offering of 27.1 million new ordinary shares (the "shares") of Shoprite (the "equity placing") and. . .  Full story
Shareholders are advised that, at the annual general meeting of Hudaco held at the corporate office of the company today, all. . .  Full story

Shareholders are advised that Mr JJ Fouche has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Shoprite, with effect from 26. . .  Full story
Business Day reported the Zimbabwean government-controlled Herald newspaper as saying that Implats' Zimbabwean unit, Zimplats, may face total nationalisation if it. . .  Full story
Business Report noted that Barloworld Logistics has entered into a joint venture with diversified logistics company Manline. The CE of Barloworld. . .  Full story
Shareholders are hereby advised that Eqstra has received formal notification in the prescribed form that RECM has disposed of an interest. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue increased to R6.2 billion (R5.4 billion). Operating profit for the year declined to R280.9 million (R369.5 million). Net attributable profit decreased to R141 million (R260.8 million). In addition, headline earnings per share fell to 139.65c (209.25cps). Outlook The economic uncertainty that. . .  Full story
Revenue from continuing operations for the interim period increased to R526.2 million (2010: R381.2 million). Gross profit rose to R154.7 million (2010: R108.7 million), while profit attributable to equity holders of the parent improved to R26.8 million (2010: R21.3 million). Furthermore,. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0033550.89-327.67-0.97%
JSE Top 4017:0029697.66-328.77-1.09%
JSE Gold17:002432.108.740.36%
JSE Financial17:0024570.25-178.83-0.72%
JSE Industrial17:0037325.92-215.73-0.57%
JSE Indust 2517:0031323.19-185.64-0.59%
JSE Resource17:0049681.46-881.37-1.74%
DJ Futures19:4012990.00-72.00-0.55%
DJ Ind19:4513057.99-66.63-0.51%
SP 50020:001393.76-9.13-0.65%
FTSE 10018:355845.65-46.30-0.79%
All Ords07:374364.9017.900.41%
NZSE 5006:463474.65-7.31-0.21%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:00407022-4-0.00%
Brent Crude19:56123.37-1.21-0.97%
Rand / Dollar19:597.71110.06750.88%
Rand / Pound19:5512.15920.05990.50%
Rand / Euro19:5510.16310.06030.60%
Rand / NZD04:586.1849-0.0183-0.30%
Rand / AUD19:558.00530.00980.12%
Yen / Dollar19:5982.3980-1.0070-1.21%
Euro / Dollar19:550.75820.00160.21%
Dollar / Euro19:591.3182-0.0034-0.26%
Pound / Dollar19:550.63210.00210.33%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 ARB  4756515.85.%8675
2 OCTODEC  1670956.03.%5000
3 WITSGOLD  43002004.88.%7870
4 ESORFRANK  15274.83.%97711
5 REBOSIS  1015343.47.%317602
6 MRHLD-N  980303.16.%194753
7 TASTE  24772.92.%26389
8 VILLAGE  19342.12.%1019033
9 BELL  2500502.04.%7424
10 WBHO  128002501.99.%322242
11 AVUSA  2050401.99.%98816
12 HOSP-A  1200231.95.%24338
13 HARMONY  84471591.92.%2014304
14 AFGRI  650111.72.%1105290
15 CIL  1220201.67.%17413
16 GOLDONE  40561.50.%208300
17 AFRIMAT  56981.43.%17740
18 OPTIMUM  3699491.34.%337201
19 ELLIES   30441.33.%398163
20 BATS  391565061.31.%700284

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 EHSV  2850-284-9.06.%2000
2 BRIMST-N  810-65-7.43.%207677
3 RANGOLD  250-20-7.41.%144276
4 EASTPLATS  327-25-7.10.%199057
5 AQUARIUS  1786-121-6.35.%105082
6 SHOPRIT  13020-745-5.41.%21128158
7 LITHA  340-17-4.76.%162523
8 KEATON   282-13-4.41.%12735
9 BRIMSTON  1150-50-4.17.%1000
10 ARCMITTAL  5763-232-3.87.%1242097
11 ASSORE  24420-953-3.76.%72908
12 KUMBAIO  51400-1849-3.47.%936184
13 KAP  285-10-3.39.%136755
14 S-OCEAN  207-7-3.27.%1000
15 BASREAD  1471-48-3.16.%58965
16 CALGRO  450-14-3.02.%18360
17 BILLITON  23150-699-2.93.%6922231
18 DRDGOLD  525-15-2.78.%1905773
19 TRNSHEX  280-7-2.44.%1254
20 RMBH  3051-71-2.27.%2540142

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 ARB  4754756515.85.%8675
2 WBHO  12800128162501.99.%322242
3 CIL  12201245201.67.%17413
4 CASHBIL  12490127001401.13.%178734
5 RMIH  16601677150.91.%1333307
6 INVICTA  60506050500.83.%8901
7 NEDCOR  1694717203-37-0.22.%2252716
8 EOH  35603615-50-1.39.%166529

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 EASTPLATS  327327-25-7.10.%199057
2 GBGOLD  525525-5-0.94.%75374

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4029,697.66-328.77-1.09%
Mid Cap47,246.30-158.95-0.34%
Small Cap35,854.58-142.68-0.40%
Resource 2049,681.46-881.37-1.74%
Industrial 2531,323.19-185.64-0.59%
Financial 159,295.89-88.09-0.94%
Financial & Ind. 3034,886.92-249.74-0.71%
All Share33,550.89-327.67-0.97%
Oil & Gas 27,892.89-296.64-1.05%
Mining 32,039.80-575.36-1.76%
Gold Mining2,432.108.740.36%
Platinum Mining60.53-.53-0.87%
GENERAL MINING8,044.08-202.38-2.45%
Oil & Gas Producers 14,997.49-159.50-1.05%
Basic Materials 27,394.51-500.72-1.80%
Chemicals 15,394.0837.920.25%
Forestry & Paper 13,959.13-193.96-1.37%
Industrial Metals 29,458.57-1024.79-3.36%
Industrials 32,223.10-206.32-0.64%
General Industrials 88,420.55-890.91-1.00%
Consumer Goods 32,328.43-23.64-0.07%
Automobiles & Parts 5,253.5411.320.22%
Household Goods177.00-0-0.15%
Health Care 39,542.61-226.49-0.57%
Beverages 106.27.540.51%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 59,229.6880.030.14%
Personal Goods 476.81-7.09-1.47%
Consumer Services 62,730.99-602.21-0.95%
General Retailers 52,163.43-250.46-0.48%
Travel & Leisure 3,727.30-12.22-0.33%
Media 92.88.430.47%
Support Services 2,476.12-.13-0.01%
Telecommunications 69,263.71-432.69-0.62%
Financials 24,570.25-178.83-0.72%
Banks 46,246.00-532.31-1.14%
Non-life Insurance 41,603.75171.000.41%
Life Insurance 19,825.55-119.04-0.60%
General Financial 2,283.41-37.48-1.61%
Technology 28,563.62-228.78-0.79%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,050.81-45-1.47%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,159.19-42-1.31%
COAL MINING26,950.15-311-1.14%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 5,319.84-8-0.15%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,191.01-44-3.56%
RESOURCE 27,457.53-463-1.66%
DIVIDEND PLUS193.83-2-1.11%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 407,022.48-76-1.07%
Capped Top 4015,686.06-164-1.03%
Capped All Share16,974.47-164-0.96%
JSE TABACO 5,003.45651.31%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
23 Mar 2012PUTPROPDecember 2011 (Interim)
27 Mar 2012ALERTDecember 2011 (Interim)
27 Mar 2012HARDWAREDecember 2011 (Interim)
27 Mar 2012ILIADDecember 2011 (Final)
27 Mar 2012ILIADADecember 2011 (Final)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
CASHBIL12-03-2012-04-0412-04-16R 2.9600
ELBGROUP612-03-1912-04-1312-04-23R 0.0600
ELBGROUP12-03-1912-04-1312-04-23R 0.1800
CULLINAN12-03-1612-04-1312-04-23R 0.0100
VUKILE12-03-1612-04-0412-04-16R 0.7050
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
ZPTZaptronix Ltd.27/03/2012Confirmed
REBRebosis Property Fund Ltd.28/03/2012Confirmed
MTEMarshall Monteagle PLC29/03/2012Confirmed
RACRACEC Group Ltd.29/03/2012Confirmed
MMPMarshall Monteagle PLC29/03/2012Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
22/03/201217:43GEN - FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series - BioScience Brands (South Africa): Shares in
22/03/201217:42GEN - FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series - Vividend Income Fund Ltd (South Africa):
22/03/201217:40 Mercantile Bank Holdings Limited - Posting of circular and Notice of
22/03/201217:14 Cashbuild Limited - Dealing in securities by directors
22/03/201217:00 Datatec Limited - Issue of shares
22/03/201216:50 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Correction Announcement - Dealings in
22/03/201216:45 Omnia Holdings Limited - Notice of a disposal of a beneficial interest in
22/03/201216:37 Resilient Property Income Fund Limited - Dealing in securities by an
22/03/201216:36 Illovo Sugar Limited - Media Release: Update - Markala Sugar
22/03/201216:18 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by directors
22/03/201215:53 O-line Holdings Limited - Finalisation Announcement- Special Dividend
22/03/201215:41 Dorbyl Limited - Resignation and new appointment of an Independent Non-
22/03/201215:38BIFR1 - FirstRand Bank Limited - Interest Rate Reset Announcement
22/03/201215:30BIBG4 - Blue Granite Investment No 4 (Proprietary) Limited - New Financial
22/03/201215:30 Capital Shopping Centres Group Plc - Notification of transactions of
22/03/201215:24 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Results of Concurrent Equity and Convertible
22/03/201215:22 Hudaco Industries Limited - Results of annual general meeting
22/03/201215:04BIFR1 - FirstRand Bank Limited - Interest Rate Reset announcement
22/03/201215:01 Value Group Limited - Section 122 disclosure
22/03/201214:59BIEQS - Eqstra Corporation (Proprietary) Limited - Interest Rate Reset
22/03/201214:49 Exxaro Resources Limited - Trading of Exxaro ordinary shares on behalf
22/03/201214:28 Gooderson Leisure Corporation Limited - Proposed sale of the business
22/03/201214:21 KAYDAV Group Limited - Trading Statement for the year ended 31 December
22/03/201214:00CCO - Capital & Counties Properties PLC - Annual Information Update
22/03/201213:50MND/MNP - Mondi Limited/Mondi plc - Posting of integrated report and notice
22/03/201212:53 Metair Investments Limited - First National Battery manufactures new
22/03/201212:44AA04 - Anglo American SA Finance Limited - Interest Rate Reset announcement.
22/03/201211:48RMBINF - RMB Government Inflation Linked Bond Exchange Traded Fund -
22/03/201211:47RMBT40 - RMB Top 40 Exchange Traded Fund - Distribution Finalisation
22/03/201211:16 Miranda Mineral Holdings Limited - Disclosure of sale of securities
22/03/201211:13 Beige Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by directors
22/03/201211:04 Massmart Holdings Limited - Notification of Director`s dealing in Massmart
22/03/201210:34BIIVU - iVuzi Investments Limited - Listing of New Financial Instrument
22/03/201210:32BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited - Listing of Tap Issue
22/03/201209:30 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Appointment of an independent non-
22/03/201209:01 Blackstar Group SE - Announcement to be made by the AIM Applicant prior to
22/03/201209:00 Excellerate Holdings Limited - Unaudited consolidated results for the
22/03/201209:00 Blackstar - New ISIN for Blackstar
22/03/201208:51 Securedata Holdings Limited - Trading Statement
22/03/201208:22 Firestone Energy Limited - Finance Facility
22/03/201208:00 Gold Fields Limited - Gold Fields Secures 40% In Far Southeast
22/03/201207:58 Eqstra - Disposal of Securities by Regarding Capital Management (Pty)
22/03/201207:47 Shoprite - Launch of Concurrent Equity and Convertible Bond Offerings
22/03/201207:18 Alert Steel Holdings Limited - Trading Statement
22/03/201207:10 British American Tobacco p.l.c - Transaction in own shares
22/03/201207:10 Anglo American plc - Treasury Shares - Transfers
22/03/201207:10SYN907 - Synthesis Funding Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing
22/03/201207:06 BHP Billiton Plc - Director Declaration
22/03/201207:05 British American Tobacco p.l.c.- Transaction in own shares
22/03/201207:05 Old Mutual Plc - Completion of sale of Old Mutual`s Nordic business
22/03/201207:05 Capital Shopping Centres Group Plc - Annual Information Update
22/03/201207:05 Illovo Sugar Limited - Update on the Markala Sugar Project - Mali
22/03/201207:05 Basil Read Holdings Limited - Audited results for the year ended 31

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