2. Index Performance

Index            VALUE      VALUE      % Change   VALUE     % Change
                 at Jul 97  at Jul 96  Jul 96     at 31     Dec 96
                                       to Jul 97  Dec 96    to Jul 97

All Share        7,485      6,607     +13.1       6,658    +12.4
Mining Producers 3,667      4,263     -14.0       3,980     -7.9
All Gold           982      1,772     -44.6       1,506    -34.8
Financial       10,438      7,217     +44.6       7,467    +39.8
Industrial       9,151      7,800     +17.3       7,922    +15.5

as at 31 July 1997

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