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 The Sharenet Daily 
Thursday, 03 May 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 Hermans & Roman Properties (HRP) said it was considering amending the terms of its Johannesburg private placement and listing following feedback from investors.  Full story

South African share prices eased from a record high in the previous session led by gold mining stocks such as Harmony and investors will be watching employment statistics out of the United States for direction.  Full story
Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng appealed on Thursday for asylum in the United States, throwing into doubt an agreement used to coax him out of hiding in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and fanning U.S.-China tensions at a sensitive time.  Full story
French President Nicolas Sarkozy made a last-ditch appeal to far-right voters on Thursday, saying they could be decisive in Sunday's election runoff, after he failed to land a knockout blow in a debate with Socialist frontrunner Francois Hollande.  Full story
Syrian security forces and students armed with knives stormed a protest march at Aleppo University early on Thursday, activists said, killing four and rounding up 200 demonstrators demanding President Bashar al-Assad step down.  Full story
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as economic data sent mixed signals on the recovery a day before the critical April payrolls report.. . .  Full story
Gold fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as tumbling crude oil prices and weak U.S. service-sector data sent bullion prices toward their. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Nasdaq down 1 percent, as economic data painted a mixed picture of a recovery a day. . .  Full story
Britain's blue chip-index edged up in thin volume on Thursday as gains among defensive stocks offset disappointing trading updates among cyclicals and weak U.S.. . .  Full story

Global stocks and crude oil fell on Thursday after a slower-than-expected expansion in the U.S. economy's service sector and weak retail sales damped. . .  Full story
European equities erased early gains to close broadly flat on Thursday, as weak U.S. data and dampened expectations of fresh central bank measures. . .  Full story
European equities erased early gains to close broadly flat on Thursday, as weak U.S. data and dampened expectations of fresh central bank measures. . .  Full story
European equities erased earlier gains to dip into negative territory after a weaker-than-expected U.S. service sector data cast doubts over the strength of the. . .  Full story
SA Business
Tullow Oil Plc will likely increase production at its Jubilee offshore field in Ghana to a long-delayed target of 120,000 barrels. . .  Full story
Africa received its largest ever share of global foreign direct investment in 2011, but potential investors without a business presence in. . .  Full story
ArcelorMittal South Africa, a unit of the world's top steelmaker, said on Thursday that prices for certain long and flat steel. . .  Full story
South Africa's business confidence index dropped to a 3-year low of 94.3 in April from 95.7 in March, the South African. . .  Full story

General Electric Co expects Europe to experience an extended period of slow economic growth, but sees Algeria, South Africa, Turkey, Venezuela, Indonesia and. . .  Full story
Yields on South African government bonds fell as prices were buoyed by offshore buying on Thursday, helping to support the local. . .  Full story
South Africa wanted the users of the heavily travelled highways in Johannesburg to start this week paying for road improvements through tolls.. . .  Full story
South Africa's FirstRand Bank plans to acquire a mid-sized Kenyan bank when the opportunity arises to boost its presence in the. . .  Full story

U.S. high-sulphur thermal coal, which is flowing into every possible pocket of global demand, will replace up to 2 million tonnes a year of petroleum coke that has been imported by India's cement sector,. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand may remain trapped in ranges in coming months but should appreciate modestly against the dollar by early next year on higher interest rates and an improving global economy,. . .  Full story
G4S is targeting a rising number of opportunities in Africa's buoyant natural resources sector, as the world's largest security company ramps up expansion in emerging markets to drive growth.. . .  Full story
Company News
Shareholders were advised that at the AGM of the company held on Thursday, 3 May 2012, all the resolutions set out. . .  Full story
Mr Brent Williams has been appointed as the independent non-executive chairman of the company with immediate effect.. . .  Full story
Trencor drew attention to the following news release issued by Textainer Group Holdings Ltd, in which Trencor has a 60.1% beneficiary. . .  Full story
Business Report wrote that Pick n Pay opened the group's second distribution centre on Wednesday, 3 May 2012. The opening of. . .  Full story

The board wished to advise of the passing of Mr MH (Thys) Visser, non-executive director, following a motor car accident on 26 April 2012.. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue increased to R763.5 million (R680 million). Gross profit rose to R202.8 million (R172.5 million) and EBITDA improved to R97.4 million (R76.5 million). Net attributable profit increased to R55.6 million (R46.5 million). In addition, headline earnings per share grew to 47.79c. . .  Full story
Total revenue increased to R1.9 billion (R1.7 billion). A loss attributable to shareholders of R511.3 million (profit of R170.8 million) was made. However, headline earnings per linked unit grew to 39.53c (35.91cplu). Distribution An interim ordinary distribution of 31.5cplu has been declared. Outlook Despite. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0034375.51-106.92-0.31%
JSE Top 4017:0030338.56-107.72-0.35%
JSE Gold17:002191.58-45.31-2.03%
JSE Financial17:0025472.81253.041.00%
JSE Industrial17:0038679.88-72.32-0.19%
JSE Indust 2517:0032528.60-77.34-0.24%
JSE Resource17:0049900.93-658.29-1.30%
DJ Futures19:5613152.00-52.00-0.39%
DJ Ind19:4513187.74-80.83-0.61%
SP 50020:001391.03-11.28-0.80%
FTSE 10017:355766.558.440.15%
All Ords08:414494.50-10.30-0.23%
NZSE 5007:463576.70-38.27-1.06%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold/R kg20:00406524-2241-0.55%
Brent Crude19:56116.25-1.87-1.58%
Rand / Dollar19:587.74010.02120.27%
Rand / Pound19:5512.48590.01350.11%
Rand / Euro19:5510.17030.01570.15%
Rand / NZD19:576.1858-0.0572-0.92%
Rand / AUD19:557.9335-0.0408-0.51%
Yen / Dollar19:5880.30600.21600.27%
Euro / Dollar19:550.76060.00070.09%
Dollar / Euro19:561.3142-0.0009-0.07%
Pound / Dollar19:550.61800.00090.15%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 LITHA  3894011.46.%148530
2 AFRO-C  310206.90.%182941
3 ILIAD  585356.36.%3200
4 CERAMIC  113156095.69.%1132
5 EFFICIENT  13553.85.%2000
6 CIL  1385503.75.%132222
7 KGMEDIA  2000703.63.%21629
8 OCTODEC  1723533.17.%9689
9 TONGAAT  107303153.02.%356276
10 STANBANK  116873222.83.%7743427
11 STEFSTOCK  1120302.75.%62293
12 URONE  2321612.70.%143719
13 CAPEVIN  101502502.53.%17060
14 NEDCOR  172544042.40.%879275
15 TSOGO-SUN  1835341.89.%355378
16 AFRIMAT  582101.75.%6170
17 FIRSTRAND  2610441.71.%28792554
18 RMBH  3468581.70.%1552645
19 DRDGOLD  54491.68.%882125
20 DAWN  620101.64.%69329

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 MASONITE  3005-445-12.90.%2
2 OANDO  105-10-8.70.%51550
3 VUNANI  250-20-7.41.%6900
4 KAP  325-23-6.61.%980255
5 LONAFRIC  160-10-5.88.%2560
6 ANOORAQ  255-15-5.56.%23410
7 VILLAGE  153-9-5.56.%4548165
8 WESIZWE  105-5-4.55.%178525
9 GBGOLD  541-24-4.25.%40000
10 YORK  400-15-3.61.%49153
11 CMH  1080-40-3.57.%207600
12 METROFILE  321-9-2.73.%915700
13 JUBILEE  158-4-2.47.%87110
14 SANTAM  16875-425-2.46.%37856
15 HARMONY  7284-180-2.41.%794990
16 O-LINE  127-3-2.31.%7750
17 PINNACLE  1538-32-2.04.%177642
18 ANGGOLD  25806-529-2.01.%834824
19 GFIELDS  9762-199-2.00.%1144943
20 LONMIN  13041-259-1.95.%567455

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 LITHA  3893904011.46.%148530
2 AFRO-C  310310206.90.%182941
3 CIL  13851400503.75.%132222
4 STANBANK  11687117253222.83.%7743427
5 FIRSTRAND  26102618441.71.%28792554
6 RMBH  34683480581.70.%1552645
7 EXXARO  21200214953391.63.%750312
8 ABSA  16110164261851.16.%1337513
9 IMPERIAL  17150174281670.98.%892888
10 CIPLAMED  74375850.68.%1839807
11 CAPCO  25062513160.64.%166633
12 JSE  83018451510.62.%136539
13 A-V-I  48504890130.27.%1809685
14 TFG  1295013110250.19.%828128
15 TIGBRANDS  2875029000170.06.%364683
16 CASHBIL  13100137000.127630
17 PIKWIK  19622009-3-0.15.%555139
18 OMNIA  97409990-33-0.34.%45680
19 NASPERSN  4700047700-530-1.12.%1636638

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 ANOORAQ  255252-15-5.56.%23410

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4030,338.56-107.72-0.35%
Mid Cap49,319.91-40.86-0.08%
Small Cap36,320.89-76.98-0.21%
Resource 2049,900.93-658.29-1.30%
Industrial 2532,528.60-77.34-0.24%
Financial 159,624.34128.781.36%
Financial & Ind. 3036,139.5493.160.26%
All Share34,375.51-106.92-0.31%
Oil & Gas 27,813.43-223.24-0.80%
Mining 32,086.27-450.60-1.38%
Gold Mining2,191.58-45.31-2.03%
Platinum Mining55.91-.65-1.15%
GENERAL MINING8,362.45-115.66-1.36%
Oil & Gas Producers 14,954.77-120.03-0.80%
Basic Materials 27,490.29-359.12-1.29%
Chemicals 15,050.49-34.31-0.23%
Forestry & Paper 14,141.94-130.72-0.92%
Industrial Metals 30,828.16.000.00%
Industrials 33,709.00126.310.38%
General Industrials
Consumer Goods 33,397.9650.970.15%
Automobiles & Parts 6,
Household Goods184.1610.43%
Health Care 42,988.70242.660.57%
Beverages 110.16-.60-0.54%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 61,777.14254.680.41%
Personal Goods 487.504.901.02%
Consumer Services 67,470.79-409.39-0.60%
General Retailers 55,761.09-61.74-0.11%
Travel & Leisure 3,788.21-4.48-0.12%
Media 102.98-1.10-1.06%
Support Services 2,412.58-27.98-1.15%
Telecommunications 67,114.44-810.35-1.19%
Financials 25,472.81253.041.00%
Banks 49,603.271042.502.15%
Non-life Insurance 43,068.73-1084.69-2.46%
Life Insurance 19,591.79121.230.62%
General Financial 2,372.974.310.18%
Technology 28,796.28-20.14-0.07%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,065.66-29-0.92%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,189.72-26-0.80%
COAL MINING28,070.613931.42%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 5,442.3450.09%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,249.00-27-2.14%
CAPPED PROPERTY 340.23-0.36%
RESOURCE 27,479.70-361-1.30%
DIVIDEND PLUS200.7410.32%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 407,147.94-10-0.15%
Capped Top 4016,001.10-49-0.30%
Capped All Share17,386.74-53-0.30%
JSE TABACO 5,152.57240.48%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
04 May 2012CULINAN5.5March 2012 (Interim)
04 May 2012CULINANPRMarch 2012 (Interim)
04 May 2012CULLINANMarch 2012 (Interim)
04 May 2012CULPREF3March 2012 (Interim)
04 May 2012FINBONDFebruary 2012 (Final)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
REDEFINE12-05-0312-05-1812-05-28R 0.3150
HOSP-B12-04-3012-05-1812-05-28R 0.0791
REDEFINTL12-04-3012-05-1812-05-28R 0.0209
HOSP-A12-04-3012-05-1812-05-28R 0.6334
CLICKS12-04-2612-06-2212-07-02R 0.4410
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
ABSPAbsa Bank Ltd.03/05/2012Confirmed
NEDNedbank Group Ltd.04/05/2012Confirmed
RNGRandgold - Exploration Co Ltd.04/05/2012Confirmed
KIOKumba Iron Ore Ltd.04/05/2012Confirmed
NBKPNedbank Ltd.04/05/2012Unconfirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
03/05/201217:33NBKP - Nedbank Limited - Results of Class Meeting and Combined General Meeting
03/05/201217:32 Workforce Holdings Limited - Dealings in securities by Director
03/05/201217:20GEN - FTSE/JSE Africa Index Series - Pioneer Food Group (South Africa): Shares
03/05/201217:13AWA/AWB - Arrowhead Properties Limited - Cautionary Announcement
03/05/201217:12 SA French Limited - Dealing in securities by an associate of a director
03/05/201217:01HRP - Hermans & Roman Properties Limited - Listing Update
03/05/201216:44 Exxaro Resources Limited - Acceptance of conditional awards granted in
03/05/201216:33 African Dawn Capital Limited - Dealing in securities by a director
03/05/201216:15 Mazor Group Limited - Trading update
03/05/201216:00 New Europe Property Investments plc - Issue of equity and Total Voting
03/05/201216:00 Anooraq - Further Cautionary Announcement
03/05/201215:45 Shoprite Holdings Limited - Dealing in securities by a Non-Executive
03/05/201215:17GRD173 - Grayston Conduit 1 (Proprietary) Limited - New Financial Instrument
03/05/201215:16GRD174 - Grayston Conduit 1 (Proprietary) Limited - New Financial Instrument
03/05/201215:14 MAS Plc - Acquisition of investment property in Braehead, Scotland
03/05/201215:13BITRA - Transnet SOC Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing
03/05/201215:12BITRA - Transnet SOC Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing
03/05/201215:11BITRA - Transnet SOC Limited - Tap Issue Listing
03/05/201215:01 Redefine Properties International Limited - Tr-1: Notification of major
03/05/201215:00 Redefine Properties International Limited - Notification of Transactions
03/05/201214:53 Exxaro Resources Limited - Acceptance of conditional awards granted in
03/05/201214:41EMM03 - Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality - New Financial Instrument Listing
03/05/201214:31 Absa Group Limited - Results of the Annual General Meeting
03/05/201214:18BIFRE - Fresco 2 Investments Limited - Interest Rate Reset Announcement
03/05/201214:12BIBID - Bidvestco Limited - Full Capital Redemption
03/05/201214:09RMH/RMI - RMBH/RMI - Passing of a Non-Executive Director
03/05/201214:02 Blue Label - Director`s Dealings
03/05/201214:00CCO - Capital & Counties Properties PLC - Final dividend for the year ended
03/05/201213:37 Kaydav Group Limited - Results of Annual General Meeting
03/05/201213:36 Exxaro Resources Limited - Trading of Exxaro ordinary shares on
03/05/201213:35 Exxaro Resources Limited - Trading of Exxaro ordinary shares on behalf
03/05/201213:02 Sephaku Holdings - Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Chairman
03/05/201212:51 IPSA - Adoption of IPSA 2012 Share Option Scheme and Grant of Options
03/05/201212:02 Rolfes - Dealing in securities by directors
03/05/201212:01 Skinwell - Results of General Meeting and Appointment of a Non-Executive
03/05/201212:00MND/MNP - Mondi Limited/Mondi plc - Annual General Meetings
03/05/201211:17 Trencor - Trencor`s Textainer to present at The Wells Fargo Securities
03/05/201211:12 Bowler - Director`s Dealing in Securities
03/05/201210:04PREFEX - Prefex Co Limited - Listing of additional Prefex securities
03/05/201210:00 Securedata Holdings Limited - Disposal of SDH UK Limited and withdrawal
03/05/201209:12 Protech - Resignation & Appointment of Company Secretary
03/05/201209:00 Tradehold Limited - Further Cautionary Announcement
03/05/201209:00 Accentuate Limited - Appointment of executive financial director
03/05/201208:57FSR/FSRP - FirstRand Limited - Passing of non-executive director
03/05/201208:14GEN - General - 1TM - Emphasis of matter
03/05/201208:00 Lonrho Plc - Interim management statement
03/05/201208:00 Blackstar - Blackstar Net Asset Value Update
03/05/201208:00MND/MNP - Mondi Limited/Mondi plc - Mondi Group: Interim Management Statement
03/05/201208:00 British American Tobacco p.l.c.- Transaction in own shares
03/05/201207:30RDF/RDFB01 - Redefine Properties Limited - Unaudited results for the six months
03/05/201207:10SYN916 - Synthesis Funding Limited - New Financial Instrument Listing

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