South Africa: Monthly Stock Exchange Report (July 1998)

Last Updated: 18 August 1998

                         Month ended    Year to    Year to    %
                         Jul 1998       date       date       Change
                                        1998       1997       Year to
Excluding Abitrage 

     Value (R Million)    34,141       192,689    113,277     +70.1

     Number of Deals     354,685     2,214,892    1,297,936   +70.6

     Volume (Million)      3,337        19,327     10,160     +90.2


     Value (R Million)     9,729        56,595     33,869     +67.1

     Number of Deals       8,199        63,113     67,512      -6.5

     Volume (Million)        437         2,418      1,704     +41.9

                           *1997          1996      1995
Excluding Abitrage 

     Value (R Million)   206,542       117,099    63,247

     Number of Deals   2,343,957     1,440,240   762,091

     Volume (Million)     17,850         8,993     5,148


     Value (R Million)    67,612        41,474    21,700

     Number of Deals     115,387       100,089    59,128

     Volume (Million)      3,164         1,798     1,029
* 1997 has been adjusted


Equity Capital Raised On The JSE (R Million)*

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

Acquisition of assets          8,171   19,338     11,671       65.7
Rights Issue                     507   12,656      4,815      162.8
Scrip Dividend                 1,764    3,355      4,442      -24.5
Share Incentive                  134    1,513      1,333       13.5
Via Prospectus                    37      242        101      139.6
Waiver of pre-emptive Rights   2,752    5,520      3,909       41.2
Other                              4      513     29,401       46.7

TOTAL                         13,369   43,137     29,401      46.7

                                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


                        Month          Month       % Change     Year
                        Ended          Ended       Jun 1997-    to
                        Jun 1998       Jun 1997    Jun 1998     Date

Liquidity               30.6%          19.7%       55.3%        24.7%

                        1997           1996        1995

Liquidity               16.9%          10.9%       7.0%

* Liquidity calculated on a daily basis and not as at month end.


Value Traded range   Jun 1998       %       Year to Date       %
R million            Frequency              Frequency
                     Count                  Count

>100                       0       0.00%           0       0.00%
>50 and <=100              0       0.00%           0       0.00%
>25 and <=50               0       0.00%           0       0.00%
>10 and <=25             133       0.04%         738       0.04%
>7.5 and <=10             68       0.02%         436       0.02%
>5 and <=7.5             187       0.05%         974       0.05%
>2.5 and <=5             610       0.19%       3,171       0.16%
>1 and <=2.5           2,455       0.76%      11,833       0.59%
>0.1 and <=1          49,950      15.45%     293,280      14.66%
<=0.1                269,954      83.48%   1,689,506      84.48%


                         Daily High      Date    Weekly High      Week

Deals                        29,053  18/06/98         98,275  24/04/98
Value                 2,776,317,924  18/06/97  8,228,469,943  24/07/98
Volume                  254,321,970  26/05/98    877,301,400  29/05/98
Market            1,535,047,032,294  20/04/98


                Index Code             Close               Date

All Share             CI01          8,358.70           20/04/98

Gold                  CI14          2,535.07           07/09/94

Financial             CI24         14,683.88           15/04/98

Industrial            CI27          9,942.67           20/04/98

ALS140                FI01          7,232.41           20/04/98

MINI15                FI11          6,445.81           08/05/96

IND125                FI27          8,857.52           20/04/98

FIND15                FI24          5,478.57           15/04/98


As calculated by the FIBV

                             JSE        Ranking    JSE         Ranking
                             Jun 1998              Year 1997

Market Capitalisation        197,279         21      230,040        19
(Domestic) (US$ Million)

Market Turnover               30,229         24       44,696        26
(US$ Million)

Liquidity %                     30.6         37         21.2        37


                         Month         Year to    1997    1996    1995
                         Ended         Date
                      Jul 1998         1998

No of New Listings          13           44         54      28      27
No of Delistings            15           37         38      40      28
Foreign Listings            27           27         27      27      26
Domestic Listings          622          622        615     599     612

TOTAL                      649          649        642     626     638

No of Securities Listed    815          815        759     813     839

                    Month Ended       Year to         1997      1996        1995
                    Jul 1998          Date 1998

Purchases           11,886           73,077          79,515     41,524    24,148

Sales                7,478           41,722          53,314     36,270    19,336

NET (sales)/         4,408           31,355          26,201      5,254     4,812


                        June 1998               July 1998
Main Board               82.4%                    83.6%

Other Trades             17.6%                    16.4%

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