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 The Sharenet Daily 
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 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
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Top News
South Africa's rand fell by over half a percent against the dollar on Thursday, failing to gain momentum from a surprise narrowing of the country's trade deficit.  Full story

Local markets  Full story
The European Union has published a law that will curb arms sales to Russia and to cut off financing for five major Russian banks over Moscow's support for rebels in Ukraine.  Full story
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants' infiltration tunnels.  Full story
Three suspected Islamist militants armed with knives and axes killed the imam of China's biggest mosque in the western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday, the authorities said, days after a knife-wielding gang attacked state buildings in the same region.  Full story
Gold fell 1 percent to a six-week low on Thursday, ignoring sharp losses in the S&P 500 equities index, as strong U.S. wage. . .  Full story
European shares fell sharply on Thursday, with the euro zone's blue-chip index slipping to a three-month low, on concerns of an earlier than. . .  Full story
Britain's top equity index fell on Thursday as Lloyds Banking Group pulled down financial stocks, and concerns about the impact on Europe of. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks slumped in a broad decline on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling below a key technical level and erasing its gains. . .  Full story

Doubts on whether stock markets can ride out a tightening of U.S. monetary policy dominated trade on Thursday, sending major U.S. stock indexes down. . .  Full story
U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 turning negative for the month on concerns over the strength of. . .  Full story
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower Wall Street open Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 likely to turn negative. . .  Full story
Hong Kong shares posted their best monthly performance since 2012 on Thursday, though gains for the day were capped by weakness in a. . .  Full story
SA Business
Sibanye Gold said on Thursday its first-half earnings fell by 27 percent but it kept investors placated with an interim dividend of 50 cents, in line with its policy of giving. . .  Full story
South Africa's headline producer inflation slowed to 8.1 percent year-on-year in June from 8.7 percent in May, Statistics South Africa said on Thursday.. . .  Full story
South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has signed a three-year wage agreement with Kumba Iron Ore, the labour group said on Thursday.. . .  Full story

Nampak Ltd, Africa's biggest packing firm, is considering doubling the capacity of its Nigerian beverage can factory to meet fast-growing demand in Africa's biggest. . .  Full story
South Africa's Sibanye Gold remains on the hunt for a platinum asset and has Anglo American Platinum's (Amplats) mines in its sights, ready to. . .  Full story
Mali has cancelled 130 mining permits, about 30 percent of existing permits in the gold-producing West African nation, in a drive. . .  Full story
South African pulp and paper maker Sappi's sales into Russia and Ukraine have been affected by the political crisis in the. . .  Full story

South Africa's trade deficit narrowed more than expected to 190 million rand ($18 million) in June from a revised 7.44 billion rand shortfall in May, data from the South African Revenue Service showed on Thursday.. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0051396.07-374.52-0.72%
JSE Top 4017:0046222.43-368.92-0.79%
JSE Gold17:001485.66-26.58-1.76%
JSE Financial17:0037908.30-33.17-0.09%
JSE Industrial17:0066564.95-496.56-0.74%
JSE Indust 2517:0058799.66-441.13-0.74%
JSE Resource17:0059887.81-697.72-1.15%
DJ Futures19:5816615.00-206.00-1.22%
DJ Ind19:5816662.07-218.29-1.29%
SP 50019:581942.14-27.93-1.42%
FTSE 10017:356730.11-43.33-0.64%
All Ords08:395623.108.000.14%
NZSE 5007:485167.999.440.18%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold $19:591281.97-13.73-1.06%
Gold R19:5913702.17-99.20-0.72%
Gold R/kg19:58440942-1905-0.43%
Silver $19:5920.3930-.2060-1.00%
Platinum $19:591457.25-16.25-1.10%
Palladium $19:59869.80-6.93-0.79%
Brent Crude19:58105.61-2.11-1.96%
Rand / Dollar19:5910.68820.03670.34%
Rand / Pound19:5518.01040.02770.15%
Rand / Euro19:5514.30490.03790.27%
Rand / NZD19:599.08090.03890.43%
Rand / AUD19:559.94260.00410.04%
Yen / Dollar19:59102.83000.01700.02%
Euro / Dollar19:590.74690.00030.04%
Dollar / Euro19:591.3390-0.0006-0.05%
Pound / Dollar19:550.59180.00070.12%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 ASCEN_B  2603013.04.%400
2 CONVERGE  11987.21.%21380
3 RANGOLD  270187.14.%5000
4 CENRAND  300207.14.%8273
5 SEARDELN  192126.67.%346000
6 ROLFES  390205.41.%56777
7 CSG  20284.12.%207238
8 CBH  405153.85.%185000
9 DRDGOLD  304113.75.%244498
10 MMG  1400503.70.%48857
11 OCTODEC  2250753.45.%366456
12 CAPITEC  243567563.20.%29483
13 INTUPROP  59391833.18.%2076652
14 ILLOVO  2999903.09.%144160
15 ROCKCASTL  1742523.08.%91816
16 DIGICOR  21062.94.%131018
17 SYCOM  2800802.94.%64956
18 BRIMST-N  1550402.65.%87756
19 RAUBEX  2299592.63.%176062
20 POYNTING  32682.52.%13000

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 RESGEN  101-49-32.67.%1000
2 GOLIATH  151-49-24.50.%5000635
3 EASTPLATS  865-94-9.80.%500
4 KEATON   266-22-7.64.%30148
5 SAPPI  4069-231-5.37.%2256149
6 HOWDEN  4601-189-3.95.%350
7 JASCO  103-4-3.74.%177850
8 SHPCB  1090020-39980-3.54.%
9 OCEANA  8302-298-3.47.%14196
10 BASREAD  669-23-3.42.%66669
11 HUGE  145-5-3.33.%1000
12 IMPLATS  10633-317-2.89.%1401546
13 GRINDROD  2614-75-2.79.%1155850
14 BUILDMX  210-6-2.78.%15789
15 ILIAD  731-19-2.53.%168623
16 WESIZWE  117-3-2.50.%208443
17 GLENCORE  6514-166-2.49.%1839351
18 ADVHLTH  200-5-2.44.%177600
19 LONMIN  4149-102-2.40.%960705
20 ANGGOLD  18305-431-2.30.%899205

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 CBH  405405153.85.%185000
2 INTUPROP  593959801833.18.%2076652
3 PERGRIN  23252350180.78.%1165361
4 CLICKS  65686910-107-1.60.%1319443
5 OMNIA  2320023772-500-2.11.%67954

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 ELLIES   255246-3-1.16.%277820

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4046,222.43-368.92-0.79%
Mid Cap65,753.11-307.78-0.47%
Small Cap54,693.4698.430.18%
Resource 2059,887.81-697.72-1.15%
Industrial 2558,799.66-441.13-0.74%
Financial 1514,558.94-29.79-0.20%
Financial & Ind. 3062,661.31-416.05-0.66%
All Share51,396.07-374.52-0.72%
Oil & Gas 46,890.23-506.26-1.07%
Mining 35,589.01-421.80-1.17%
Gold Mining1,485.66-26.58-1.76%
Platinum Mining46.62-1.07-2.24%
GENERAL MINING10,511.45-105.86-1.00%
Oil & Gas Producers 25,212.01-272.21-1.07%
Basic Materials 31,357.78-381.32-1.20%
Chemicals 24,606.23-272.09-1.09%
Forestry & Paper 32,380.42-574.29-1.74%
Industrial Metals 20,847.62-147.59-0.70%
Industrials 46,515.65-213.09-0.46%
General Industrials 148.85-.49-0.33%
Consumer Goods 60,451.79-715.76-1.17%
Automobiles & Parts 8,389.8299.641.20%
Household Goods367.8510.28%
Health Care 84,930.51-589.03-0.69%
Beverages 199.59-3.22-1.59%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 79,311.75-203.58-0.26%
Personal Goods 1,019.54-13.88-1.34%
Consumer Services 12,656.56-24.54-0.19%
General Retailers 68,380.26106.750.16%
Travel & Leisure 5,682.3934.100.60%
Media 290.42-.51-0.18%
Support Services 2,777.64-21.60-0.77%
Telecommunications 10,637.17-36.05-0.34%
Financials 37,908.30-33.17-0.09%
Banks 67,157.84-130.23-0.19%
Non-life Insurance 51,013.79224.600.44%
Life Insurance 35,500.94-133.97-0.38%
General Financial 3,802.48-11.92-0.31%
Technology 45,869.64-161.51-0.35%
SHARIAH TOP40 4,394.12-40-0.89%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL4,518.28-37-0.82%
COAL MINING18,393.76-128-0.69%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 6,849.7230.04%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,237.82161.31%
RESOURCE 32,624.90-380-1.15%
DIVIDEND PLUS226.57-1-0.60%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 4010,185.06-89-0.86%
Capped Top 4024,467.26-192-0.78%
Capped All Share26,020.81-189-0.72%
JSE TABACO 8,054.38-85-1.05%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
01/08/2014ARCMITTALJune 2014 (Interim)
01/08/2014CAPCOJune 2014 (Interim)
01/08/2014LIB-HOLDJune 2014 (Interim)
01/08/2014LIBHOLD-PJune 2014 (Interim)
01/08/2014LIBHOLD-P1June 2014 (Interim)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
SABVEST-N30/07/1415/08/1425/08/14ZAR 0.1800
SABVEST30/07/1415/08/1425/08/14ZAR 0.1800
ABSABANK-P30/07/1405/09/1415/09/14ZAR 31.9747
SABVEST-N30/07/1415/08/1425/08/14ZAR 1.0000
BATS30/07/1415/08/1430/09/14GBP 0.4750
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
BRAIT04/06/1425/07/1404/08/14ZAR 0.3195
INVPLC22/05/1425/07/1415/08/14GBP 0.1100
INVLTD22/05/1425/07/1415/08/14GBP 0.1100
WESCOAL24/06/1425/07/1404/08/14ZAR 0.0380
TRUSTCO30/06/1425/07/1422/08/14NAD 0.0275

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
LHGLitha Healthcare Group Ltd.31/07/2014Confirmed
LHGPLitha Healthcare Group Ltd.31/07/2014Confirmed
CKSCrookes Brothers Ltd.01/08/2014Confirmed
VMKVerimark Holdings Ltd.01/08/2014Unconfirmed
TDHTradehold Ltd.04/08/2014Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
31/07/201417:44EQUITES PROPERTY FUND LIMITED - Dealing in securities by a director of Equites
31/07/201417:42ACUCAP PROPERTIES LIMITED - Directors acceptance of the follow-on offer
31/07/201417:39FOUNTAINHEAD PROPERTY TRUST - Posting of circular and notice of general meeting ...
31/07/201417:30EOH HOLDINGS LIMITED - Dealings in Securities by a Director
31/07/201417:21SUN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED - Approval of Sun Internationals R3 billion investment...
31/07/201417:19ANGLO AMERICAN PLC - Director's/ PDMR's interests
31/07/201417:17BNP PARIBAS ARBITRAGE ISSUANCE B.V. - Listing of ZA082 Warrants relating to a Ba...
31/07/201417:06SEPHAKU HOLDINGS LIMITED - Notification of share dealing by the Company Secretar...
31/07/201416:57BRIMSTONE INVESTMENT CORPORATION LD - Trading statement - BRT/BRN
31/07/201416:30INTU PROPERTIES PLC - Voting Rights and Capital
31/07/201416:22TOWER PROPERTY FUND LIMITED - Acquisition of Medscheme Building
31/07/201416:20OLD MUTUAL PLC - Public Opening Position Disclosure/Dealing Disclosure by a Pers...
31/07/201416:15OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
31/07/201416:00KUMBA IRON ORE LIMITED - Trading of Securities by Kumba Director
31/07/201415:30GIYANI GOLD CORPORATION - Giyani Gold Extends Period of Exclusivity with Private...
31/07/201414:30OCTODEC INVESTMENTS LIMITED - Results of general meeting of Octodec debenture ho...
31/07/201414:15LITHA HEALTHCARE GROUP LIMITED - Results of annual general meeting
31/07/201413:34ALEXANDER FORBES GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED - Changes to the board of directors
31/07/201413:18GOLD FIELDS LIMITED - Results presentation
31/07/201412:12SOUTH AFRICAN COAL MINING HLDGS LTD - No change statement and notice of annual g...
31/07/201412:00INVESTEC PLC - Voting Rights and Capital
31/07/201411:55FIRESTONE ENERGY LIMITED - Appendix 5B
31/07/201411:54FIRESTONE ENERGY LIMITED - June 2014 Quarterly Activities Report
31/07/201411:49BSI STEEL LIMITED - Dealing in securities by an Associate of a Director
31/07/201411:36KUMBA IRON ORE LIMITED - Kumba and unions sign three-year wage agreement
31/07/201411:30SABMILLER PLC - Total Voting Rights and Capital
31/07/201410:45GROWTHPOINT PROPERTIES LIMITED - Notification of Interest in Shares
31/07/201410:45TAWANA RESOURCES NL - Change of Director's Interest Appendix 3Y
31/07/201410:32TAWANA RESOURCES NL - Section 708 Notice
31/07/201410:00FONEWORX HOLDINGS LIMITED - Voluntary Announcement Acquisition of a 35% Stake I...
31/07/201409:00COAL OF AFRICA LIMITED - Report for the quarter ended 30 June 2014
31/07/201409:00SAPPI LIMITED - Third quarter results for the period ended June 2014
31/07/201409:00KIBO MINING PLC - Results of Annual General Meeting and Completion of Placing an...
31/07/201409:00INVESTEC PLC - Investec plc / Investec Limited Interim Management Statement rel...
31/07/201408:45ARGENT INDUSTRIAL LIMITED - Dealing in Securities by a Director
31/07/201408:00GRAND PARADE INVESTMENTS LIMITED - Category 2 transaction announcement: Proposed...
31/07/201408:00SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED - Operating and Financial Results For the six months ended ...
31/07/201408:00SPUR CORPORATION LIMITED - Issue of shares for cash, donation of Spur Shares and...
31/07/201408:00DIAMONDCORP PLC - Lace Mine project update
31/07/201408:00INTU PROPERTIES PLC - Interim Report for the Half Year Ended 30 June 2014

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