Trading statement JSE Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 2005/022939/06) Share code: JSE ISIN: ZAE00007971 ("JSE" or “Group” or “the Company”) TRADING STATEMENT The JSE is currently finalising its financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2018 (“period”) which results are expected to be released on the Stock Exchange News Service on 2 August 2018. Stakeholders are advised that basic earnings per share (“EPS”) of the Group for the period are expected to be between 30% (638.2 cents per share) and 40% (687.3 cents per share) higher than that reported for the previous corresponding six-month period in 2017 (490.9 cents per share). The Group’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be between 30% (635.6 cents per share) and 40% (684.5 cents per share) higher than that reported for the previous corresponding six-month period in 2017 (488.9 cents per share). The expected increase in EPS and HEPS is principally attributable to cost control across the Group, a once-off taxation credit of R31 million as well as growth in revenue. The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed and reported on by the Company’s external auditors. Sandton 17 July 2018 Sponsor RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited) Date: 17/07/2018 02:09:00 Produced by the JSE SENS Department. The SENS service is an information dissemination service administered by the JSE Limited ('JSE'). The JSE does not, whether expressly, tacitly or implicitly, represent, warrant or in any way guarantee the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information published on SENS. The JSE, their officers, employees and agents accept no liability for (or in respect of) any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage of any kind or nature, howsoever arising, from the use of SENS or the use of, or reliance on, information disseminated through SENS.
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