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 The Sharenet Daily 
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 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)

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Top News
South Africa's rand weakened against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday ahead of an interest rate decision by the central bank, although the currency remained in sight of recent three week highs.  Full story

Local markets Wednesday saw the JSE All Share close down 1.03% with losses across the board except for gold miners.  Full story
Houthi militia forces in Yemen backed by allied army units seized an air base on Wednesday and appeared poised to capture the southern port of Aden from defenders loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, local residents said.  Full story
Insurgents have seized a historic town in southern Syria from the government, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday, part of a rebel counter-attack to stop Damascus reclaiming the border zone near Israel and Jordan.  Full story
The deaths of 16 teenage students and two young teachers in the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps left the lakeside town of Haltern am See in a state of shock on Wednesday, with the German nation sharing in their mourning and grief.  Full story
Wall Street stocks tumbled and the dollar slipped on Wednesday after government data signaled the U.S. economic expansion was slowing, while gains in the. . .  Full story
Gold hit 2-1/2 week highs on Wednesday as upbeat German sentiment data and weaker than expected U.S. durable goods numbers drove the euro. . .  Full story
Hong Kong shares ended mixed on Wednesday, with real estate shares rebounding but shares of most major Chinese companies falling in line with. . .  Full story
China stocks snapped a 10-day winning streak on Wednesday as banks dragged major indexes lower after Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank) reported a drop. . .  Full story

Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Wednesday as investors loaded up on stocks before they go ex-dividend later this week, but gains. . .  Full story
Australia's stock market ended flat on Wednesday as gains in bank stocks were offset by weakness in the resource sector.. . .  Full story
Wall Street drifted down while European shares neared record highs in choppy global equities trading on Tuesday as the dollar rebounded and oil prices. . .  Full story
Gold rose to a 2-1/2 week high on Tuesday, rising for the fifth straight session on growing expectations that a U.S. interest rate. . .  Full story
SA Business
South Africa will harvest 9.666 million tonnes of maize in 2015, almost unchanged from a previous forecast as white maize plantings. . .  Full story
The board at Eskom will vote on Wednesday on whether to remove Chairman Zola Tsotsi, deepening a leadership crisis at the. . .  Full story
Workers at South Africa's Eskom Medupi power plant have embarked on a one day strike, protesting against poor living conditions and. . .  Full story
South Africa's Eskom board members are due to meet on Wednesday to vote on whether to remove its chairman, Zola. . .  Full story

Sweden's TeliaSonera and other shareholders in Turkcell plan to push for its first dividend in five years at a meeting this week, a rare $1.5 billion peace token in a debilitating investor battle.. . .  Full story
The chief executive of struggling South African power utility Eskom is challenging his suspension this month by the firm's chairman, the national labour arbitrator said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
South Africa's Eskom expects its coal-fired Medupi power station to start generating 800 megawatts of electricity by June or July this year, a government minister told parliament on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
Company News
Further to reports in the media in relation to the process that was followed in respect of the recent letter of intent from a major international Group as detailed in SENS. . .  Full story
Further to the cautionary announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited ("JSE") on 18 February 2015, shareholders are advised that Astrapak has entered into an agreement. . .  Full story
Revenue lowered by 5.6% to R1.6 billion (R 1.7 billion) and gross profit decreased by 22.3% to R501.5 million (R645.1 million). Operating profit declined to R326.8 million (R448.9 million). Net attributable. . .  Full story
Company Results
Interest income for the year increased to R10.783 billion (2013: R9.434 billion), profit for the year grew to R2.564 billion (2013:. . .  Full story
Revenue for the year lowered to R64 000 (R75 000). Profit from operations came in at R123.1 million (loss of R4.5. . .  Full story
Revenue for the year increased by 21% to R834.5 million (2013: R688.2 million) and gross profit jumped 33% to R413.3 million. . .  Full story
Gross revenue for the year increased to R1.095 billion (2013: R902.5 million). Gross profit lowered to R146.7 million (2013: R191.2 million),. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0052313.02-545.10-1.03%
JSE Top 4017:0046182.11-552.95-1.18%
JSE Gold17:001265.233.390.27%
JSE Financial17:0045150.98-326.07-0.72%
JSE Industrial17:0073402.29-855.34-1.15%
JSE Indust 2517:0065172.54-791.65-1.20%
JSE Resource17:0042919.29-465.97-1.07%
DJ Futures19:5817720.00-427.81-2.36%
DJ Ind19:5817828.97-182.17-1.01%
SP 50019:582074.89-16.61-0.79%
FTSE 10017:437001.33-18.35-0.26%
All Ords07:395937.102.600.04%
NZSE 5006:485857.78-12.76-0.22%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold $19:591197.544.430.37%
Gold R19:5614189.29118.710.84%
Gold R/kg19:5845638246341.03%
Silver $19:5916.9980.05900.35%
Platinum $19:591146.447.940.70%
Palladium $19:59763.802.300.30%
Brent Crude19:5856.01.090.16%
Rand / Dollar19:5911.85090.05740.49%
Rand / Pound19:5517.61030.13110.75%
Rand / Euro19:5513.00310.12350.96%
Rand / NZD19:569.03100.01610.18%
Rand / AUD19:559.30400.01100.12%
Yen / Dollar19:59119.5060-0.2360-0.20%
Euro / Dollar19:560.9117-0.0041-0.45%
Dollar / Euro19:591.09680.00500.45%
Pound / Dollar19:550.6716-0.0018-0.27%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 YORK  240209.09.%15900
2 WESCOAL  196168.89.%785215
3 DIAMONDCP  175148.70.%10299
4 TRADEH  17901247.44.%9705
5 SYCOM  35002006.06.%1172
6 Lodestone  669386.02.%302184
7 DELTA  251145.91.%11564
8 TORRE  490255.38.%83595
9 LIB-HOLD  160406904.50.%698972
10 INFRASORS  12054.35.%10000
11 FPT  1010424.34.%561523
12 S-OCEAN  10543.96.%22723
13 ONELOGIX  500193.95.%123180
14 SOVFOOD  830303.75.%35000
15 EQSTRA  412143.52.%496043
16 STEINHOFF  72112363.38.%19791377
17 HUGE  25083.31.%66170
18 CONVERGE  19863.12.%43927
19 TRENCOR  60191783.05.%318247
20 SIBANYE  2764813.02.%787293

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 SEKUNJALO  250-25-9.09.%64587
2 AMECOR  221-20-8.30.%11980
3 GIJIMA  195-15-7.14.%40000
4 AVENG  1183-89-7.00.%2246700
5 PALLINGHT  350-25-6.67.%179207
6 POYNTING  200-14-6.54.%5000
7 KEATON   200-14-6.54.%13120
8 ROLFES  323-19-5.56.%33500
9 TRNPACO  1842-108-5.54.%29652
10 RBPLAT  5152-301-5.52.%303397
11 PRESCIENT  103-6-5.50.%180
12 EHSV  185-10-5.13.%66754
13 ANGLOPLAT  31385-1630-4.94.%261206
14 LIFEHC  4122-208-4.80.%5162031
15 ASTRAPAK  400-20-4.76.%8046
16 PPC  1851-84-4.34.%3122141
17 DISCOV-N  3015-136-4.32.%1277426
18 GROUP-5  2262-98-4.15.%2398506
19 MPACT  4150-150-3.49.%106203
20 NETCARE  4250-150-3.41.%3621014

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 SYCOM  350040002006.06.%1172
2 LIB-HOLD  16040160986904.50.%698972
3 STEINHOFF  721172112363.38.%19791377
4 RESILIENT  1067110700210.20.%621057
5 PSG  1563515790-30-0.19.%143292
6 CONDUIT  209216-5-2.34.%115199

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 AVENG  11831181-89-7.00.%2246700
2 EHSV  185170-10-5.13.%66754
3 GROUP-5  22622249-98-4.15.%2398506
4 IMPLATS  59385890-189-3.08.%1997553
5 CULLINAN  185185-5-2.63.%900

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4046,182.11-552.95-1.18%
Mid Cap74,204.79-163.72-0.22%
Small Cap58,676.59-310.40-0.53%
Resource 2042,919.29-465.97-1.07%
Industrial 2565,172.54-791.65-1.20%
Financial 1517,245.46-163.17-0.94%
Financial & Ind. 3070,473.63-788.06-1.11%
All Share52,313.02-545.10-1.03%
Oil & Gas 28,782.75.000.00%
Mining 25,931.11-270.38-1.03%
Gold Mining1,265.233.390.27%
Platinum Mining30.36-.73-2.35%
GENERAL MINING7,589.18-83.40-1.09%
Oil & Gas Producers 15,475.95.000.00%
Basic Materials 23,811.87-210.28-0.88%
Chemicals 21,570.21-114.89-0.53%
Forestry & Paper 40,138.83-64.52-0.16%
Industrial Metals 10,293.02-222.04-2.11%
Industrials 46,299.79-481.25-1.03%
General Industrials 164.50-1.20-0.72%
Consumer Goods 64,573.65-659.19-1.01%
Automobiles & Parts 7,812.3856.610.73%
Household Goods494.88163.38%
Health Care 10,706.26-139.78-1.29%
Beverages 218.43-2.65-1.20%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 8,955.04.470.01%
Personal Goods 996.07-20.77-2.04%
Consumer Services 15,908.98-238.14-1.47%
General Retailers 82,291.83339.790.41%
Travel & Leisure 6,202.55-44.40-0.71%
Media 385.71-10.09-2.55%
Support Services 2,953.527.790.26%
Telecommunications 10,277.91-167.96-1.61%
Financials 45,150.98-326.07-0.72%
Banks 81,086.42-639.44-0.78%
Non-life Insurance 56,148.86-1148.50-2.00%
Life Insurance 43,731.50-249.45-0.57%
General Financial 4,060.03-54.42-1.32%
Technology 60,615.51-349.28-0.57%
SHARIAH TOP40 3,572.49-35-0.98%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,838.58-35-0.89%
COAL MINING13,500.13-140-1.03%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 6,738.72-28-0.41%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,239.94-15-1.18%
CAPPED PROPERTY 566.93-0.28%
RESOURCE 23,535.24-245-1.03%
DIVIDEND PLUS237.35-2-0.95%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 409,834.35-92-0.93%
Capped Top 4024,654.28-291-1.17%
Capped All Share26,534.11-276-1.03%
JSE TABACO 8,192.39-142-1.71%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
26/03/2015JDG CONVDecember 2014 (Interim)
26/03/2015JDGROUPDecember 2014 (Interim)
26/03/2015JUBILEEDecember 2014 (Interim)
26/03/2015MASNITEADecember 2014 (Final)
26/03/2015MASNITEBDecember 2014 (Final)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
CAPITEC24/03/1510/04/1520/04/15ZAR 5.9000
ADVTECH23/03/1510/04/1520/04/15ZAR 0.1500
KAYDAV23/03/1508/05/1518/05/15ZAR 0.0500
ELBGROUP20/03/1517/04/1528/04/15ZAR 0.3000
ANCHOR18/03/1501/04/1513/04/15ZAR 0.1200
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
ABSABANK-P03/03/1520/03/1530/03/15ZAR 32.1089
MTN GROUP04/03/1520/03/1530/03/15ZAR 8.0000
SANTAM02/03/1520/03/1530/03/15ZAR 4.8000
IMPERIALP24/02/1520/03/1530/03/15ZAR 3.8136
CASHBIL02/03/1520/03/1530/03/15ZAR 3.7600

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
HDCHudaco Industries Ltd.27/03/2015Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
25/03/201517:45INTU PROPERTIES PLC - Notification of Major Interests in Shares
25/03/201517:27WESCOAL HOLDINGS LIMITED - Response to media comments re a major International G...
25/03/201517:15OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
25/03/201517:10ARGENT INDUSTRIAL LIMITED - Dealing in Securities by Directors and Associate of ...
25/03/201517:08ATTACQ LIMITED - Notice in terms of section 45(5)(a) of the Companies Act, 71 of...
25/03/201517:05MICROMEGA HOLDINGS LIMITED - Dealings in Securities by a Director
25/03/201517:03THE STANDARD BANK OF SA LTD - The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited Partial ...
25/03/201517:00OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
25/03/201517:00NASPERS LIMITED - Directors Dealings
25/03/201517:00BAYPORT SECURITISATION (RF) LTD - Bayport Securitisation (RF) Limited - Investor...
25/03/201517:00PSG KONSULT LIMITED - Trading statement
25/03/201516:50OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
25/03/201516:40OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
25/03/201516:30NEDBANK LIMITED1 - Dealings in Nedbank preference shares by a director
25/03/201516:30OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
25/03/201516:15OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
25/03/201516:10FORTRESS INCOME FUND LIMITED - Update in respect of salient dates for transactio...
25/03/201516:02SAPPI LIMITED - Dealing in securities by directors of listed companies
25/03/201516:00ASTRAPAK LIMITED - The disposal of the business of Cinqpet and further cautionar...
25/03/201515:45THE BIDVEST GROUP LIMITED - Director Dealings in Securities
25/03/201515:34HOWDEN AFRICA HOLDINGS LIMITED - Reviewed Condensed Annual Financial Results for...
25/03/201515:30BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC - Notification of transactions by directors, person...
25/03/201515:00TIMES MEDIA GROUP LIMITED - Trading Statement
25/03/201514:05MPACT LIMITED - Dealing in securities by the Mpact Limited Incentive Share Trust
25/03/201513:35VILLAGE MAIN REEF LIMITED - Notification in terms of Section 122 of the Companie...
25/03/201513:32RBA HOLDINGS LIMITED - Appointment of Director
25/03/201513:15KIBO MINING PLC - Update on Proceeds of Placing
25/03/201512:42IVUZI INVESTMENTS LIMITED - IVA515 - Listing of Tap Issue
25/03/201512:36WESCOAL HOLDINGS LIMITED - Director dealing in securities
25/03/201512:17TRENCOR LIMITED - Dealings in securities by a director
25/03/201512:05ILLOVO SUGAR LIMITED - Appointment Of Chairman
25/03/201512:00NAMPAK LIMITED - Update on disposal of corrugated, sacks and tissue divisions an...
25/03/201511:28CLOVER INDUSTRIES LIMITED - Dealing in securities by a director of a major subsi...
25/03/201510:50Transnet SOC Limited - TN30 Tap Issue
25/03/201510:35FERRUM CRESCENT LIMITED - Change of Registered Office
25/03/201510:00ROCKCASTLE GLOBAL REAL EST CO LTD - Dealings in securities by directors and asso...
25/03/201509:55INVESTEC BANK LIMITED - New Listing IVC055
25/03/201509:00JUBILEE PLATINUM PLC - Unaudited Interim Results for the six months ended 31 Dec...
25/03/201509:00INVESTEC AUSTRALIA PROPERTY FUND - Acquisition of new property
25/03/201509:00ASCENDIS HEALTH LIMITED - Dealings in securities by directors
25/03/201509:00CONVERGENET HOLDINGS LIMITED - Finalisation announcement in respect of the name ...
25/03/201508:58CASHBUILD LIMITED - Dealing in securities by director
25/03/201508:55FOUNTAINHEAD PROPERTY TRUST - Cautionary announcement
25/03/201507:05JSE LIMITED - Index Change Advice - 20150327 Chemical Specialities Deletion

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