Equity Capital Raised On The JSE (R Million)*

                               Month      Year to   Year to  % Change
                               Ended      Date      Date     Year to
                               Apr 1998   1998      1997     Date

Acquisition of assets          1,077    5,855      4,523      29.4
Rights Issue                   6,989    1,569      1,561       0.5
Scrip Dividend                   894      559        634     -11.8
Share Incentive                  372      627        835     -24.9
Via Prospectus                    10      115          0     100.0
Waiver of pre-emptive Rights   1,075      582        270     115.6
Other                             20       29         25      16.0

TOTAL                         10,437   19,773     11,453      72.6

                                1997     1996      1995

Acquisition of assets         21,612    6,413     1,560
Rights Issue                   9,671    9,835     6,718
Scrip Dividend                 6,366    6,812     5,356
Share Incentive                3,471      925       681
Via Prospectus                   742      944       942
Waiver of pre-emptive Rights   5,170    2,935     1,538
Other                          3,286      535     2,700

TOTAL                         50,318   28,399    19,495

* Totals may vary monthly

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