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 The Sharenet Daily 
Monday, 26 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 and bonds firmed on Monday against the dollar on the back of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's dovish comments, triggering a large sell-off from the greenback against most emerging market currencies.  Full story

South African stocks ended slightly higher on Monday, tracking an upbeat mood in global markets, but investors refrained from making large moves ahead of domestic interest rate verdict later in the week.  Full story
A major quake hit central Chile on Sunday, rattling buildings and temporarily triggering a coastal evacuation on fears of a tsunami, but there was no serious damage and big mines in the world's top copper producer were operating normally.  Full story
U.S. President Barack Obama vowed on Monday to pursue further nuclear arms cuts with Russia, saying the United States has more warheads than necessary, and issued stern warnings to North Korea and Iran in their nuclear standoffs with the West.  Full story
Turkey's former armed forces chief raised a clenched fist and waved to supporters when he faced terrorism charges on Monday in a historic trial that demonstrates the ebbing power of an army that once ranged above the country's political leaders.  Full story
Global stocks rose on Monday while the dollar retreated after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said a continuation of easy monetary policy. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with all 10 S&P sectors trading higher, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested the U.S. central bank. . .  Full story
European shares edged higher on Monday, buoyed by improved German business sentiment and investor belief the uptrend in stock markets would be underpinned by. . .  Full story
Gold rose about 1.5 percent in heavy trading on Monday, on track for its biggest one-day gain in a month as renewed hopes. . .  Full story

Britain's benchmark share index posted its biggest daily gain in two weeks on Monday, as expectations of looser U.S. monetary policy and brighter. . .  Full story
European shares edged higher on Monday as investors shrugged off Spanish budget concerns and focused on German economic data as well as the. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks extended gains on Monday, with each of the major indexes up at least 1 percent, as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman. . .  Full story
European shares extended gains on Monday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned the U.S. economy needs to grow more quickly, fueling hopes. . .  Full story
SA Business
Investors who have not already done so will cash in their first-quarter chips next week and turn their attention to the next three months, during which they will have to do without central bank bellows to blow stocks effortlessly higher.. . .  Full story
Emerging economies must be given a fair shot at leading the institutions at the heart of global finance or they will end up going their own way, a challenger for the top job at the World Bank said.. . .  Full story

Emerging economies must be given a fair shot at leading the institutions at the heart of global finance or they will end up going their own way, a challenger for the top job at. . .  Full story
Spending on foreign aid by the world's main emerging economies is growing rapidly at a time when traditional donors in the West are struggling to keep up funding for global health and development programmes,. . .  Full story
South Africa's maize stocks fell to 1.878 million tonnes at the end of February compared with a revised 2.558 million tonnes at the end of January, data showed on Monday.. . .  Full story
Company News
The following independent non-executive directors and non-executive directors have resigned from the board of Optimum with immediate effect: *Mr R M. . .  Full story
The current CEO of PPC, Mr Paul Stuiver, is employed with a three year agreement which commenced on 1 June 2009. . .  Full story
Linked unitholders were referred to the announcement released on SENS on 24 February 2012 and the notice of general meeting posted. . .  Full story
PPC will be attending the Merrill Lynch Investor Conference at Sun City from 27 March 2012 to 29 March 2012. A. . .  Full story

In compliance with section 3.59(a) of the JSE Ltd Listings Requirements, shareholders of the company are hereby advised of the following. . .  Full story
Shareholders are advised that the annual financial statements will be distributed to shareholders on Monday, 26 March 2012. They contain no. . .  Full story
Following the announcement dated 16 March 2012 relating to the settlement of litigation with former directors and officers, shareholders are advised. . .  Full story
According to Business Day, Shoprite Holdings, Africa's largest food retailer, plans to use a substantial portion of the R8 billion it. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0033664.4692.390.28%
JSE Top 4017:0029796.5679.630.27%
JSE Gold17:002450.15-14.50-0.59%
JSE Financial17:0024666.6383.350.34%
JSE Industrial17:0037372.06146.560.39%
JSE Indust 2517:0031346.06136.700.44%
JSE Resource17:0049982.3839.640.08%
DJ Futures18:4613125.0093.000.71%
DJ Ind19:4113207.80127.070.97%
SP 50019:561411.1814.071.01%
FTSE 10017:355902.7047.810.82%
All Ords07:384355.20-5.50-0.13%
NZSE 5006:463471.9222.620.66%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg19:56410711-32-0.01%
Brent Crude19:56126.00-.24-0.19%
Rand / Dollar19:597.5809-0.1018-1.33%
Rand / Pound19:5512.0599-0.1121-0.92%
Rand / Euro19:5510.1079-0.0937-0.92%
Rand / NZD19:586.2272-0.0562-0.89%
Rand / AUD19:557.9760-0.0753-0.94%
Yen / Dollar19:5882.83900.40600.49%
Euro / Dollar19:550.7498-0.0035-0.46%
Dollar / Euro19:591.33310.00640.48%
Pound / Dollar19:550.6268-0.0029-0.46%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 DORBYL  160106.67.%10850
2 ARROW-B  514295.98.%114775
3 FAIRVEST  12775.83.%2500
4 ELLIES   306165.52.%259140
5 ESORFRANK  15485.48.%42849
6 DRDGOLD  563234.26.%559795
7 TRUSTCO  11543.60.%8728
8 TRNSHEX  288103.60.%36050
9 S-OCEAN  21473.38.%15200
10 MONDILTDP  73342203.09.%266625
11 RAINBOW  1520453.05.%24190
12 ABIL  38801102.92.%4660070
13 TASTE  25272.86.%50318
14 VALUE  483132.77.%3220
15 ARM   184854812.67.%593086
16 MONDIPLCP  73271902.66.%335275
17 OANDO  12032.56.%1100
18 JUBILEE  16242.53.%166966
19 TRENCOR  43051052.50.%561630
20 EXCELL  12432.48.%23020

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 BAUBA  190-19-9.09.%15540
2 DAWN  635-50-7.30.%98872
3 WITSGOLD  4020-280-6.51.%6500
4 DELTA  745-45-5.70.%325
5 COMAIR  150-9-5.66.%913664
6 ARB  450-25-5.26.%1825
7 AVUSA  1990-110-5.24.%3364
8 FAMBRANDS  4685-215-4.39.%8660
9 AMA  326-14-4.12.%282988
10 ROLFES  336-14-4.00.%34590
11 ONELOGIX  179-7-3.76.%32025
12 EHSV  2698-101-3.61.%6045
13 RBPLAT  6190-208-3.25.%69895
14 MTN  13709-391-2.77.%5131621
15 PERGRIN  1070-30-2.73.%10000
16 HULAMIN  760-20-2.56.%26813
17 MRHLD-N  990-25-2.46.%870784
18 WINHOLD  120-3-2.44.%83960
19 URONE  2324-55-2.31.%4886
20 MRHLD  2785-65-2.28.%1200578

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 ARROW-B  514515295.98.%114775
2 ELLIES   306310165.52.%259140
3 TASTE  25225272.86.%50318
4 RMIH  17191719392.32.%7547936
5 BLUETEL  690699101.47.%735516
6 BELL  25752575250.98.%7015
7 INVICTA  62516400510.82.%21013
8 CLOVER  1419145090.64.%16753
9 LIFEHC  24192450100.42.%10792108
10 MRHLD-N  9901050-25-2.46.%870784

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 GBGOLD  520520-5-0.95.%3834

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4029,796.5679.630.27%
Mid Cap47,458.74181.810.38%
Small Cap35,820.82-33.69-0.09%
Resource 2049,982.3839.640.08%
Industrial 2531,346.06136.700.44%
Financial 159,331.9826.930.29%
Financial & Ind. 3034,939.04138.140.40%
All Share33,664.4692.390.28%
Oil & Gas 28,240.99385.181.38%
Mining 32,197.42-50.49-0.16%
Gold Mining2,450.15-14.50-0.59%
Platinum Mining60.85-.09-0.15%
GENERAL MINING8,079.43-6.35-0.08%
Oil & Gas Producers 15,184.66207.111.38%
Basic Materials 27,560.931.470.01%
Chemicals 15,389.80-31.09-0.20%
Forestry & Paper 14,363.44359.262.57%
Industrial Metals 29,896.01442.271.50%
Industrials 32,494.32117.860.36%
General Industrials 89,356.22614.740.69%
Consumer Goods 32,342.98425.831.33%
Automobiles & Parts 5,117.68-90.57-1.74%
Household Goods177.4621.01%
Health Care 39,830.50488.911.24%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 58,663.36174.950.30%
Personal Goods 474.013.590.76%
Consumer Services 63,021.71-52.91-0.08%
General Retailers 52,643.72484.940.93%
Travel & Leisure 3,676.95-42.72-1.15%
Media 93.05-1.14-1.21%
Support Services 2,476.25.000.00%
Telecommunications 68,114.37-1425.89-2.05%
Financials 24,666.6383.350.34%
Banks 46,552.0111.000.02%
Non-life Insurance 40,580.31-510.44-1.24%
Life Insurance 19,767.5565.580.33%
General Financial 2,314.5433.461.47%
Technology 28,361.54-111.52-0.39%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,059.53-0-0.01%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,167.8900.00%
COAL MINING26,942.582300.86%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 5,338.80190.35%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,197.01-2-0.19%
RESOURCE 27,623.65200.07%
DIVIDEND PLUS195.3110.77%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 407,047.93180.25%
Capped Top 4015,736.16440.28%
Capped All Share17,031.42470.28%
JSE TABACO 4,983.26450.91%

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

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
METAIR12-03-2312-04-1312-04-23R 0.7200
PUTPROP12-03-2312-04-1312-04-23R 0.1500
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
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
ABSABANK-P12-02-1012-03-2312-04-02R 28.2720
EXXARO12-02-2312-03-2312-04-02R 5.0000
MTN GROUP12-03-0712-03-2312-04-02R 4.7600
ABSA12-02-1012-03-2312-04-02R 3.9200
GRINDROD PREF12-02-2912-03-2312-04-02R 3.6300

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
ZPTZaptronix Ltd.27/03/2012Confirmed
REBRebosis Property Fund Ltd.28/03/2012Confirmed
RACRACEC Group Ltd.29/03/2012Confirmed
MMPMarshall Monteagle PLC29/03/2012Confirmed
MTEMarshall Monteagle PLC29/03/2012Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
26/03/201217:35 Optimum Coal - Appointments, resignations & changes to the Board
26/03/201217:35 Capital Property Fund - No change statement
26/03/201217:21 Rolfes - Dealing in securities by Directors
26/03/201217:20 Vunani Limited - Trading update
26/03/201217:09 Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited - Tenure of Current CEO of PPC
26/03/201217:08 Vukile Property Fund Limited - Results of General Meeting
26/03/201217:00 Randgold & Exploration Company Limited - Resignation of director and
26/03/201216:46 Awethu Breweries Limited - Trading Statement
26/03/201215:59 Country Bird Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by a Director
26/03/201215:35 Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited - Presentation to investors
26/03/201215:30 Capital Shopping Centres Group Plc - Notification of major interests
26/03/201215:16 Growthpoint Properties Limited - Dealing in securities by director
26/03/201215:14 Sephaku Holdings - Change in Roles of Directors and Voluntary Announcement
26/03/201215:06MWNT - Mine Waste Solutions (Proprietary) Limited - Distribution
26/03/201215:02FCPD - Foord Compass Limited - Dealings by a Director
26/03/201215:00 Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources Limited - Further Trading
26/03/201214:42 Andulela Investment Holdings Limited - Results of general meeting
26/03/201214:00 London Finance & Investment Group P.L.C. - Dealing in securities by
26/03/201213:54 Marshall Monteagle Plc - Dealing in Securities by Directors
26/03/201213:06 Forbes & Manhattan Coal Corp. - Forbes Coal adds experience to
26/03/201213:03 Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited - Grant of options
26/03/201212:51BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited - New Instrument Listing and Tap Issue
26/03/201212:49NEDB - Nedbank Limited - Expiry Of Share Instalments
26/03/201212:47 Zurich Insurance Company South Africa Limited - No change statement and
26/03/201212:32 Beige Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by directors and
26/03/201212:21BIBAY - Bayport Securitisation - Bayport Securitisation monthly investor report
26/03/201211:54 Trematon - Disposal of 37.5% Interest in the Boulevard Park Trust &
26/03/201211:51DBEXX2 - Deutsche Bank AG - Declared Distribution Announcement on Exxaro Stub
26/03/201211:46BGREEN - BettaBeta Be Green Exchange Traded Fund Collective Investment Scheme
26/03/201211:45BBET40 - BettaBeta Equally Weighted Top40 Exchange Traded Fund Collective
26/03/201211:30 Sable Holdings Limited - Trading Statement
26/03/201211:25 Workforce - Audited Condensed Financial Results for the year ended 31
26/03/201211:03LBK02- Land and Agricultural Development Bank Of South Africa - New Financial
26/03/201210:45BIIND - iNdwa Investments Limited - Full Capital Redemption
26/03/201210:40SER/SRN - Seardel - Withdrawal of Cautionary Announcement
26/03/201210:18BIIIPL - iNguza Investments (Proprietary) Limited - Listing of Tap Issues
26/03/201209:35 Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited - Announcement relating to the posting
26/03/201209:28FCPD - Foord Compass Limited - Dealings by a director
26/03/201209:05 Control Instruments Group Limited - Resignation of non-executive director
26/03/201209:00 British American Tobacco p.l.c - Annual Report for the Year Ended 31
26/03/201208:44MWNT - Mine Waste Solutions (Proprietary) Limited - First Uranium and Gold One
26/03/201208:43 First Uranium Corporation - First Uranium and Gold One extend date to
26/03/201207:46 Firestone Energy Limited - Firestone Energy/Sekoko joint venture signs
26/03/201207:30 Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA - Senior executive appointment at
26/03/201207:30BEG/BEGP2 - Beige - Appeal by The Lion Match Company (PTY) Ltd to the takeover
26/03/201207:17 Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by director
26/03/201207:15 British American Tobacco p.l.c - Transaction in own shares
26/03/201207:05 Gold One International Limited - Gold One and First Uranium Extend Date
26/03/201207:05 Metair Investments Limited - Posting of Metair`s Annual Report

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