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 The Sharenet Daily 
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 - 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
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Todays Sharenet VIEWS
Dwaine van Vuuren
The US Fed has increased interest rates for the 3rd time in 11 years in the current tightening cycle. Amazingly, the rand strengthened! This should really not be a surprise, as we hinted in our prior VIEWS article that betting against the rand would be dangerous and that R12/$ was not as impossible as it sounds.  Full story

Astoria released its first full set of annual results on Monday 20 March 2017.  Full story

Wall Street markets indexes had their worst day of the year yesterday. The sell-off comes after a recent rate hike by the Fed, but the big trigger was fear that President Trump's tax plan (a plan that is considered very positive for markets) could be stopped in its tracks.  Full story

Top News
Japanese trading company Mitsubishi Corp may sell stakes in Australia thermal coal mines as it presses on with a switch to core assets such as coking coal after slumping to its first-ever annual loss last year, a spokesman said on Wednesday.  Full story

South Africa's current account deficit narrowed more than expected in the fourth quarter of last year to its lowest in nearly 6 years, helped by a surge in mining exports after a rise in global commodity prices, the central bank said on Wednesday.  Full story
A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region.  Full story

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Europeans would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude towards Turkey, his latest salvo in a row over campaigning by Turkish politicians in Europe.  Full story

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States would set up "interim zones of stability" to help refugees return home in the next phase of the fight against Islamic State and al Qaeda.  Full story
SA Business
South Africa's headline consumer inflation slowed to 6.3 percent year-on-year in February from 6.6 percent in January, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
South African private education group Advtech reported a 24 percent increase in full-year profit, buoyed by strong performance from its businesses and expects growth to continue, it said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand edged down on Wednesday, retreating slightly from its strongest level in 19 months against the dollar, ahead of a slew of local data releases expected to support the. . .  Full story

South Africa has suspended some meat imports from Brazil citing a scandal in the South American country's meat processing industry, the Department of Agriculture,. . .  Full story
The U.S. Justice Department has ordered top executives from several container shipping lines to testify in an antitrust investigation over practices by an industry. . .  Full story
China's Sinopec will pay almost $1 billion for a 75 percent stake in Chevron Corp's South African assets and its subsidiary in Botswana. . .  Full story
Chevron Global Energy confirmed on Wednesday that it had signed a sales and purchase agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of China's Sinopec. . .  Full story

Emerging assets slipped on Wednesday after a slide on Wall Street, with stocks snapping an eight-day winning streak, though the South African rand briefly firmed after data showed a narrower current account gap.. . .  Full story
Company News
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 7 March 2017 regarding the appointment of Mr Mteto Nyati as Altron Chief Executive and the stepping down as Chief Executive by Mr Robbie Venter. Shareholders are advised that Mr Nyati. . .  Full story
Shareholders are advised of the following changes to the board of directors of the company (˘the board÷) and the Audit Committee, as of 20 March 2017: The board: The company is pleased to announce the following appointments to the board: ű Mr George. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue for the year increased by 24% to R3.353 billion (2015: R2.708 billion), earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA). . .  Full story
Revenue for the year lowered to USD118.1 million (USD119.9 million) and gross profit also decreased to USD42.9 million (USD29.6 million). Profit. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period grew by 47.5% to R121.1 million (2015: R82.1 million) and gross profit increased by 19.5% to. . .  Full story
Revenue for the year jumped 85% to R419.3 million (R226.3 million) whilst operating profit more than doubled to R167.2 million (R80.4. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE Overall17:0052096.71-656.85-1.25%
JSE Top 4017:0044855.72-651.95-1.43%
JSE Gold17:001341.2840.143.08%
JSE Financial17:0042490.64-359.11-0.84%
JSE Industrial17:0076210.88-924.03-1.20%
JSE Indust 2517:0067578.94-906.41-1.32%
JSE Resource17:0030870.13-637.52-2.02%
DJ Futures19:5820591.00-36.00-0.17%
DJ Ind19:5820631.51-36.50-0.18%
SP 50018:312344.350.330.01%
FTSE 10018:427324.72-53.62-0.73%
All Ords07:415732.00-87.50-1.50%
NZSE 5009:107060.83-24.71-0.35%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
Gold $19:591251.006.640.53%
Gold R19:5815702.79-56.79-0.36%
Gold R/kg19:57504756-1915-0.38%
Silver $19:5917.56600.06400.37%
Platinum $19:59963.34-2.37-0.25%
Palladium $19:59790.825.320.68%
Brent Crude19:5850.66-1.10-2.13%
USD / ZAR19:5912.5537-0.1100-0.87%
GBP / ZAR19:5515.6368-0.1476-0.94%
EUR/ ZAR19:5513.5717-0.1333-0.97%
NZD/ ZAR19:588.8807-0.0379-0.42%
AUD / ZAR19:559.6431-0.0986-1.01%
USD / JPY19:59110.7680-0.9950-0.89%
EUR / USD19:591.08110.00040.04%
GBP / USD19:591.24800.00090.07%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 CARGO  975758.33.%10093
2 HARMONY  30601555.34.%2099344
3 SIBANYE  27991324.95.%4084203
4 PUTPROP  585203.54.%500
5 GFIELDS  45171473.36.%3256888
6 PALLINGHT  465153.33.%323649
7 TRNSHEX  435143.33.%613
8 TELKOM  75442393.27.%3479631
9 HOWDEN  34001003.03.%3000
10 EPEE  930252.76.%143012
11 TRANSCAP  1489402.76.%362759
12 ADCORP  1695452.73.%60261
13 OMNIA  170004342.62.%106706
14 WESCOAL  23562.62.%205530
15 DRDGOLD  658152.33.%731275
16 TASTE  19542.09.%151684
17 ANGGOLD  141142822.04.%1987532
18 SUNINT  77021522.01.%460784
19 DISTELL  143502771.97.%26179
20 SYGNIA  1550291.91.%119012

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 DAWN  132-58-30.53.%361362
2 EMEDIA  689-145-17.39.%600
3 ALTRON  1021-89-8.02.%11870
4 SEPHAKU  286-22-7.14.%3762
5 E-MEDIA-N  550-40-6.78.%1750
6 YORK  289-16-5.25.%72299
7 KUMBAIO  20199-1073-5.04.%875904
8 BILLITON  19796-1031-4.95.%2609400
9 ISA  135-7-4.93.%75804
10 THARISA  2199-111-4.81.%5025
11 STEFSTOCK  438-22-4.78.%31029
12 MRHLD  1600-75-4.48.%1255014
13 IMPERIAL  17980-815-4.34.%1036032
14 JSE  13582-614-4.33.%665209
15 ARM   9460-426-4.31.%851322
16 GLENCORE  5183-232-4.28.%5348034
17 AFRO-C  623-27-4.15.%82733
18 MERAFE  173-7-3.89.%2804785
19 SOUTH32  2613-102-3.76.%1580557
20 GROWPNT  2660-96-3.48.%8814192

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 SPEAR  98599950.51.%12985
2 HUDACO  1475115432510.35.%77290
3 DISCOVERY  137481374860.04.%1861240
4 DELPROP  9159210.345834
5 TFG  1729517577-10-0.06.%1636895
6 ZEDER  795800-1-0.13.%2069580
7 ADVTECH  19802019-20-1.00.%1257516

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 DAWN  132130-58-30.53.%361362
2 JSE  1358213334-614-4.33.%665209
3 INTHOTEL  16001600-50-3.03.%58777
4 INTUPROP  43354325-85-1.92.%1491024
5 CAPREG  895872-15-1.65.%99831

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4044,855.72-651.95-1.43%
Mid Cap80,771.497.840.01%
Small Cap65,127.31-342.40-0.52%
Resource 2030,870.13-637.52-2.02%
Industrial 2567,578.94-906.41-1.32%
Financial 1515,499.27-142.88-0.91%
Financial & Ind. 3071,424.08-908.80-1.26%
All Share52,096.71-656.85-1.25%
Oil & Gas 7,
Mining 22,767.71-573.73-2.46%
Gold Mining1,341.2840.143.08%
Platinum Mining21.10.120.57%
GENERAL MINING6,543.94-256.29-3.77%
Oil & Gas Producers 38,689.88.000.00%
Basic Materials 22,128.20-417.34-1.85%
Chemicals 19,013.03-58.91-0.31%
Forestry & Paper 55,551.10-196.78-0.35%
Industrial Metals 11,928.44-505.15-4.06%
Industrials 48,141.04-379.20-0.78%
General Industrials 177.97-.85-0.48%
Consumer Goods 72,440.64-617.48-0.85%
Automobiles & Parts 5,547.92.000.00%
Household Goods435.79-9-2.01%
Health Care 7,805.83-39.09-0.50%
Beverages 235.18.730.31%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 10,753.183.700.03%
Personal Goods 973.29-11.49-1.17%
Consumer Services 18,678.09-287.75-1.52%
General Retailers 7,666.87-38.40-0.50%
Travel & Leisure 6,344.4143.960.70%
Media 487.39-11.13-2.23%
Support Services 2,344.871.010.04%
Telecommunications 7,000.92-129.39-1.81%
Financials 42,490.64-359.11-0.84%
Banks 7,950.23-29.69-0.37%
Non-life Insurance 67,400.80-1850.21-2.67%
Life Insurance 38,455.15-445.46-1.15%
General Financial 3,949.42-41.63-1.04%
Technology 56,584.45-215.86-0.38%
SHARIAH TOP40 2,853.88-54-1.87%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,312.94-49-1.45%
COAL MINING15,233.321090.72%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 8,013.72-37-0.46%
FTSE/JSE TOP 40 USD3,838.943429.77%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,359.50-1-0.05%
SA LISTED PROPERTY 649.04-6.52-0.99%
CAPPED PROPERTY 519.51-1.06%
RESOURCE 17,656.05-333-1.85%
DIVIDEND PLUS219.59-2-0.69%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 409,750.34-147-1.48%
Capped Top 4023,965.61-329-1.36%
Capped All Share26,646.66-322-1.19%
JSE TABACO 10,377.9850.05%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
23/03/2017EASTPLATSDecember 2016 (Q)
23/03/2017METAIRDecember 2016 (Final)
23/03/2017WORKFORCEDecember 2016 (Final)
24/03/2017COGNITIONDecember 2016 (Interim)
24/03/2017EQSTRADADecember 2016 (Interim)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
BLACKSTAR20/03/1704/04/1708/05/17ZAR 0.0447
REMGRO16/03/1718/04/1724/04/17ZAR 1.9400
SASFIN-P16/03/1704/04/1710/04/17ZAR 4.3668
SASFIN16/03/1710/04/1718/04/17ZAR 0.8000
SHFINV-PREF15/03/1710/04/1718/04/17ZAR 4.3668
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
SANTAM02/03/1720/03/1727/03/17ZAR 5.7000
JSE28/02/1720/03/1727/03/17ZAR 5.6000
CASHBIL28/02/1720/03/1727/03/17ZAR 5.4000
MTN GROUP02/03/1720/03/1727/03/17ZAR 4.5000
IMPERIALP21/02/1720/03/1727/03/17ZAR 4.3431

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
GPAGemgrow Properties Ltd.23/03/2017Confirmed
GPBGemgrow Properties Ltd.23/03/2017Confirmed
HDCHudaco Industries Ltd.29/03/2017Confirmed
ENXenX Group Ltd.29/03/2017Confirmed
CILConsolidated Infrastructure Group Ltd.29/03/2017Confirmed

Stock Exchange News Service
22/03/201717:45MAS REAL ESTATE INC - Dealing in securities by a director of MAS
22/03/201717:35CONDUIT CAPITAL LIMITED - Notification in Terms of Section 122(3) of the Compani...
22/03/201717:30OLD MUTUAL PLC - Notification of Major Interest- Coronation
22/03/201717:30CONDUIT CAPITAL LIMITED - Dealings in Securities by an Associate of a Director
22/03/201717:25ANCHOR GROUP LIMITED - Summarised audited results for the year ended 31 December...
22/03/201717:24ASCENSION PROPERTIES LIMITED - Withdrawal of cautionary announcements
22/03/201717:15INTERWASTE HOLDINGS LIMITED - Appointment of Indpendent Non-Executive Director
22/03/201717:10JSE LIMITED - Index Change Advice 20170330 Huge Group Ltd Shares In Issue and F...
22/03/201717:05JSE LIMITED - Informative Notice - 20170329 New Europe Property Investment Plc S...
22/03/201717:00SACOIL HOLDINGS LIMITED - Appointment of Non-Executive Directors
22/03/201716:59REDEFINE PROPERTIES LIMITED - New Financial Instrument Listing RDFC36
22/03/201716:55REDEFINE PROPERTIES LIMITED - Interest Rate Reset: RDFB06
22/03/201716:51EXXARO RESOURCES LIMITED - ZAE000084992 - Share Transactions
22/03/201716:30ALLIED ELECTRONICS CORPORATION LIMITED - Update announcement on the appointment ...
22/03/201716:30SCHRODER EUROPEAN REAL ESTATE INV TRUST PLC - Notifications Of Major Interests I...
22/03/201715:59SASOL LIMITED - Dealings in securities by a director of Sasol and its major subs...
22/03/201715:50PIONEER FOOD GROUP LIMITED - Dealing In Securities By A Director
22/03/201715:41RCL FOODS LIMITED - Dealing in securities by a director of a major subsidiary
22/03/201715:30OLD MUTUAL PLC - FORM 8.3-Disclosure
22/03/201715:30LEWIS GROUP LIMITED - TRP121: Notification of a disposal of a beneficial interes...
22/03/201715:00BANK OF CHINA LIMITED - New Financial Instrument Listing Announcement - BCJ12
22/03/201714:49BARLOWORLD LIMITED - Dealings in securities
22/03/201714:44STEFANUTTI STOCKS HOLDINGS LIMITED - Disclosure of Acquisition of Securities
22/03/201714:37MW ASSET RENTALS (RF) LIMITED - Investor Report as at 31 January 2017
22/03/201714:30Ecsponent Limited - Changes To The Board Of Directors And Audit Committee
22/03/201714:15IVUZI INVESTMENTS LIMITED - IVA677 - Listing of New Financial Instrument
22/03/201714:00ROCKCASTLE GLOBAL REAL EST CO LIMITED - Dealings in securities by directors and ...
22/03/201713:57LAND & AGRICULTURAL DEV BANK OF SA - LBK19-New Financial Listing
22/03/201713:48INVICTA HOLDINGS LIMITED - Associates of directors dealings in securities
22/03/201713:40JSE LIMITED - GEN- GoldMan Sachs International - Publication of 2016 Annual Fina...
22/03/201713:30ABSA BANK LIMITED - ABFN07, ABFN08 and ABFN09 - Interest Rate Reset
22/03/201713:00RBA HOLDINGS LIMITED - Final liquidation of RBA
22/03/201712:46W G WEARNE LIMITED - Changes to the board of directors
22/03/201711:43PALLINGHURST RESOURCES LIMITED - Trading statement
22/03/201711:05ROCKCASTLE GLOBAL REAL EST CO LIMITED - Results of dividend election, issue of n...
22/03/201710:00COGNITION HOLDINGS LIMITED - Unaudited Consolidated Interim Results for the Six ...
22/03/201708:00ADVTECH LIMITED - Preliminary audited results for the year ended 31 December 201...
22/03/201708:00JASCO ELECTRONICS HOLDINGS LIMITED - Acquisition of Cross Fire Management Propri...
22/03/201707:10OLD MUTUAL PLC - Form 8.3 Disclosure
22/03/201707:05MASTER DRILLING GROUP LIMITED - 2016 Abridged Annual Financial Results
22/03/201707:05BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC - Publication of Supplementary Prospectus
22/03/201707:05BHP BILLITON PLC - Final Results of BHP Billiton Bond Repurchase Plan

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