South Africa budget casts hopeful light on Moody's review
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Ricki Allardice
Bitcoin continued the decline yesterday, finally finding support at $10 300  Full story

Ian Stiglingh
SA markets staged a big recovery to close the day over 1% higher following the budget speech.  Full story

Stephan Maritz
Sibanye withholds final dividend as results disappoint   Full story

Dwaine van Vuuren
The SA economy has entered its 14th month of expansion as at December 2017.  Full story

Top News
South African bonds stayed in demand on Thursday as markets priced in expectations that government efforts to reduce the country's large debt pile will enable it hang on to its last investment grade rating in a Moody's review due soon.  Full story

South Africa's budget measures to raise value added tax (VAT) rate and cut spending was a welcome step, rating agency S&P Global said on Thursday.  Full story
SA Business
South African retailer Massmart Holdings on Thursday posted a 2 percent rise in annual profit, helped by cost cuts as consumers. . .  Full story
South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd posted a 15 percent fall in half-year profit on Thursday hurt by a hefty write-down. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand was slightly weaker on Thursday against the dollar, which was lifted by higher Treasury yields, while bonds extended. . .  Full story
South African-based gold and platinum producer Sibanye-Stillwater reported an attributable loss for 2017 and in a bid to preserve cash turned. . .  Full story

South African cement producer PPC said Jabu Moleketi has been nominated for the position of chairman of the board to succeed its current chairman Peter Nelson, as it aims to align. . .  Full story
Ratings agencies Fitch, Moody's and S&P Global all applauded South Africa's budget where the Treasury raised value added tax for the first time in over two decades and announced plans to. . .  Full story
The chief executive of Sibanye-Stillwater said on Thursday it might take one more year before the South African precious metal miner resumes dividend payouts.. . .  Full story
Company News
Shareholders are advised that at the general meeting of Orion held on 20 February 2018, convened in terms of the notice of general meeting contained in the Annual Report, all resoltutions. . .  Full story
Further to previous notifications issued by Trencor, shareholders are advised that, on 20 February 2018, Trencor, as a nominated discretionary beneficiary of the Halco Trust, received a vesting and distribution from. . .  Full story
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released by the company on SENS on 15 December 2017 with regard to the Competition Commission investigation into three Altron subsidiaries, together with 12 other. . .  Full story
Company Results
Revenue for the interim period increased by 8% to R3.214 billion (2016: R2.985 billion), gross profit rose by 13% to R1.215. . .  Full story
Revenue from continuing operations rose by 7.7% to R61.5 billion (R57.1 billion) whilst gross profit was 7.2% higher at R14.5 billion. . .  Full story
Revenue for the interim period increased to R3.842 billion (2016: R3.285 billion), gross profit lowered to R722.6 million (2016: R828.4 million),. . .  Full story
Revenue for the year jumped to USD205.5 billion (R152.9 billion). Income for the year attributable to equity holders shot up to. . .  Full story
World Markets (Spot Prices)
NameTimeRPMove% Move
JSE All Share17:0058155.09-450.88-0.77%
JSE Top 4017:0051258.52-468.85-0.91%
JSE Resource 1017:0035215.29-222.57-0.63%
JSE Industrial 2517:0076537.79-619.05-0.80%
JSE Financial 1517:0018292.93-189.55-1.03%
JSE SAPY17:00565.16-5.98-1.05%
JSE Gold17:001099.99-47.06-4.10%
USD / ZAR19:5911.66860.00060.01%
GBP / ZAR19:5916.28990.06280.39%
EUR / ZAR19:5914.39570.06730.47%
NZD / ZAR19:598.57908.57900.00%
AUD / ZAR19:599.16090.06310.69%
USD / JPY19:59106.8040-0.9320-0.87%
EUR / USD19:591.23360.00590.48%
GBP / USD19:591.39600.00530.38%
BTC / USD19:599846.39-614.14-5.87%
BCH / USD19:591184.80-98.93-7.71%
BTC / ZAR19:59120276.001173.000.94%
ETH / USD19:59796.48-42.52-5.07%
NameTimeRPMove% Move
LTC / USD19:59192.69-17.44-8.30%
DJ Futures19:4825128.00346.001.40%
DJ Ind19:5825046.41248.631.00%
SP 50019:312725.4724.140.89%
FTSE 10019:087252.39-29.18-0.40%
ASX All04:556050.903.600.06%
Gold $19:591329.946.120.46%
Gold R19:5915518.9315518.930.00%
Gold R/Kg19:5849896423810.48%
Brent Crude19:4866.451.101.68%
Silver $19:5916.62700.13800.84%
Platinum $19:59996.317.910.80%
Palladium $19:591039.5920.091.97%

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The JSE Today

Trading Statistics
* Includes all listed instruments on the JSE
Major Moves Up
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 Cognition  1141920.00.%10200
2 MCZ  6098616.44.%8744
3 BLUETEL  135517614.93.%7846643
4 CROOKES  565055010.78.%435
5 EXG  800709.59.%47085
6 MASSMART  1550012558.81.%1850270
7 ASCENDIS  1149696.39.%273256
8 NUWORLD  38752256.16.%13804
9 CURRO  37362115.99.%339358
10 EOH  63753255.37.%577622
11 ARGENT  418184.50.%20200
12 CALGRO  1200504.35.%28942
13 ANCHOR  360154.35.%222667
14 AFRO-C  550213.97.%300081
15 CONDUIT  21883.81.%16500
16 MAS  2290813.67.%889181
17 ENX  1260403.28.%87837
18 ASTRAL  268508383.22.%374735
19 HYPROP  112003473.20.%1431085
20 CITYLDG  171124542.73.%45508

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Major Moves Down
SharenameSaleMove% MoveVolume
1 SIBANYE  1130-221-16.36.%23796442
2 LONMIN  1091-150-12.09.%251955
3 FORTRESSB  1605-195-10.83.%10558626
4 RESILIENT  6995-805-10.32.%3441948
5 SANDOWNCP  311-29-8.53.%139856
6 Trellidor  500-45-8.26.%100306
7 TAWANA  530-44-7.67.%23500
8 CMH  2554-196-7.13.%1892
9 MRHLD  1055-72-6.39.%101732
10 GROUP-5  1119-76-6.36.%1211
11 CAT  1125-74-6.17.%21785
12 EFORA  140-9-6.04.%14900
13 PAN-AF  128-8-5.88.%3388571
14 SEAHARVST  1150-69-5.66.%33318
15 ASSORE  31066-1797-5.47.%100567
16 TREMATON  300-15-4.76.%10600
17 IMPLATS  3105-155-4.75.%2041228
18 BATS  69522-3128-4.31.%3545978
19 ELBGROUP  1800-75-4.00.%20357
20 ARM   12621-505-3.85.%506831

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New Highs
SharenameSaleHighMove% MoveVolume
1 MASSMART  155001597712558.81.%1850270
2 CITYLDG  17112178454542.73.%45508
3 SANTAM  30650313005821.94.%39357
4 WBHO  173851758190.05.%60321
5 KAP  9159910.1823111

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New Lows
SharenameSaleLowMove% MoveVolume
1 SIBANYE  11301120-221-16.36.%23796442
2 FORTRESSB  16051430-195-10.83.%10558626
3 RESILIENT  69956200-805-10.32.%3441948
4 BATS  6952268390-3128-4.31.%3545978
5 GREENBAY  131120-5-3.68.%24398676
6 FORTRESSA  16001575-60-3.61.%11451168
7 REINET  2316722702-733-3.07.%591075
8 SAPPI  78937813-129-1.61.%2329623
9 SYGPROP40  28802896-41-1.40.%103
10 METROFILE  335330-3-0.89.%133628
11 INTUPROP  34503151-30-0.86.%1016958
12 CAPCO  43444269-28-0.64.%892589
13 DATATEC  25002301-15-0.60.%1584990

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Index Summary
Index NameRPMove% Move
Top 4051,258.52-468.85-0.91%
Mid Cap79,404.25-118.70-0.15%
Small Cap60,400.065.540.01%
Resource 2035,215.29-222.57-0.63%
Industrial 2576,537.79-619.05-0.80%
Financial 1518,292.93-189.55-1.03%
Financial & Ind. 3082,248.36-854.70-1.03%
All Share58,155.09-450.88-0.77%
Oil & Gas 7,
Mining 26,951.26-108.65-0.40%
Gold Mining1,099.99-47.06-4.10%
Platinum Mining18.35-.48-2.55%
GENERAL MINING8,476.0428.000.33%
Oil & Gas Producers 38,689.88.000.00%
Basic Materials 25,084.02-202.10-0.80%
Chemicals 20,234.70-321.39-1.56%
Forestry & Paper 54,311.04-1022.35-1.85%
Industrial Metals 17,361.06-461.43-2.59%
Industrials 55,143.84-754.62-1.35%
General Industrials 209.01-3.98-1.87%
Consumer Goods 62,188.21-1321.68-2.08%
Automobiles & Parts 4,954.6486.051.77%
Household Goods32.7400.86%
Health Care 7,036.5636.520.52%
Beverages 226.45-2.43-1.06%
Index NameRPMove% Move
Food Producers 10,217.99-104.04-1.01%
Personal Goods 1,043.61-19.27-1.81%
Consumer Services 25,262.87-54.10-0.21%
General Retailers 8,698.28203.852.40%
Travel & Leisure 5,453.8665.361.21%
Media 725.88-5.49-0.75%
Support Services 2,154.56-9.66-0.45%
Telecommunications 6,955.86-1.05-0.02%
Financials 47,107.64-428.63-0.90%
Banks 10,375.01-85.54-0.82%
Non-life Insurance 81,013.111538.321.94%
Life Insurance 46,171.74-611.44-1.31%
General Financial 3,938.51-3.55-0.09%
Technology 34,420.95783.042.33%
SHARIAH TOP40 2,891.32-6-0.22%
FTSE/JSE SHARIAH ALL3,344.52-14-0.42%
COAL MINING18,082.77-281-1.53%
FTSE JSE Fledgling 7,543.35-24-0.31%
FTSE/JSE TOP 40 USD4,726.55122935.15%
FTSE/JSE Alt X 1,124.0130.30%
SA LISTED PROPERTY 565.16-5.98-1.05%
CAPPED PROPERTY 453.55-1.02%
RESOURCE 20,014.50-161-0.80%
DIVIDEND PLUS261.16-2-0.63%
FTSE/JSE RAFI 4011,050.84-89-0.80%
Capped Top 4026,548.30-248-0.92%
Capped All Share29,117.48-227-0.77%
JSE TABACO 8,883.69-400-4.31%

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Latest Consensus Changes**
CodeCompany NameStatusUpdated
Results Expected**
ExpectedCompany NameFin. Date
23/02/2018ACCENTDecember 2017 (Interim)
23/02/2018DISTELLDecember 2017 (Interim)
23/02/2018NORTHAMDecember 2017 (Interim)
26/02/2018ADVANCEDDecember 2017 (Interim)
26/02/2018ALARISDecember 2017 (Interim)

Recent Dividends**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
ASSORE21/02/1813/03/1819/03/18ZAR 10.0000
BIDCORP21/02/1819/03/1826/03/18ZAR 2.8000
GLENCORE21/02/1823/04/1823/05/18USD 0.2000
ADCOCK21/02/1813/03/1819/03/18ZAR 0.8600
JSE21/02/1819/03/1826/03/18ZAR 6.0500
Ex Div**
Share NameDec-DateLDTPay-DateAmount
FIRSTRANDB-P01/02/1820/02/1826/02/18ZAR 3.8618
ASHGLOEQT15/02/1820/02/1826/02/18ZAR 0.1402
MIXTEL01/02/1820/02/1826/02/18ZAR 0.0250

Upcoming AGMs**
CodeCompany NameDateStatus
TLMTeleMasters Holdings Ltd.23/02/2018Confirmed
QFHQuantum Foods Holdings Ltd.23/02/2018Confirmed
NFPNew Frontier Properties Ltd.26/02/2018Confirmed
RFGRhodes Food Group Holdings Ltd.01/03/2018Confirmed

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