1. Turnover On The JSE Equities Market (Calendar Years)

Excluding Abitrage    Month ended    Year to     Year         %    
                      May 97         date        to date      Change
                                     1997        1996         Year to
                                                              date

Value (R Million)     14,634         73,274      46,497       +57.6

Number of Deals      189,565        869,006     497,391       +74.7

Volume (Million)       1,421          6,725       3,364       +99.9


Arbitrage

Value (R Million)      3,961         21,830      17,094       +27.7

Number of Deals        8,454         47,922      37,921       +26.4

Volume (Million)         225          1,088         791       +37.5


Excluding Abitrage      1996           1995        1994

Value (R Million)    117,099         63,247      62,542

Number of Deals    1,440,240        762,091     820,309

Volume (Million)       8,993          5,148       5,798

Arbitrage

Value (R Million)     41,474         21,700      21,575

Number of Deals      100,089         59,128      53,811

Volume (Million)       1,798          1,029         998



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