5. Equity Capital Raised on the JSE (Calendar Years) (R Million)*


                  Month      Year to     1996     1995     1994
                  ended      date
                  Dec 97     1997


Acquisition        
of Assets           481      21,612      6,413    1,560    2,986

Rights           
Issue               199       9,671      9,835    6,718    2,881

Scrip             
Dividend            772       6,366      6,812    5,356    2,272

Share             
Incentive           355       3,471       925      681     1,091

Via 
Prospectus           15         742       944      942      341 

Waiver
of pre-emptive     
rights              174       5,170     2,935     1,538      120

Other                80       3,286       535     2,700      297

TOTAL             2,076      50,318    28,399    19,495    9,988
*Totals May Vary Monthly

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