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JSE closes a mixed bag

IAFRICA.COM, Article By: Evan Pickworth, Fri, 13 Nov 2009 12:11 AM It was something of a mixed bag on the JSE on Friday as selected stocks did well, but others did not shoot the lights out. “You had to pick

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Steinhoff Directors in Huge Share Punt

BUSINESSDAY, BY ROB ROSE, 20 JUNE 2007 Johannesburg — STEINHOFF’s share price leapt 4,6% yesterday, adding more than R1bn to the company’s market value, as CEO Markus Jooste and eight other directors bought stock worth R487,5m, mostly through the new mechanism

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Nedbank rattles CFD cages

MONEYWEB, Author: Julius Cobbett, 06 February 2007 “Becomes the first investment bank to enter this booming market.” The booming (and profitable) market for contracts for difference (CFD) will experience some competition with Nedbank Capital’s entry. Over the past few years CFDs have become

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Combined market cap of JSE-listed juniors rises to R63bn

www.miningweekly.com, By: Terence Creamer 15th December 2006 A junior mining and exploration index, set up on September 28 to track 35 independent junior mining and exploration companies listed on the JSE, excluding mining companies included in the Top40 index, has reportedly reached a

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Return of the rand hedges

MONEYWEB, David Carte, 18 September 2006 Go for earners of hard currencies that are listed offshore… The rand has fallen some 25% from its January highs, leading to a huge movement of investment funds into rand hedges on the JSE. Arthur Buchner of

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Dennis Dykes: Economist, Nedbank

MONEYWEB, Erika van der Merwe|, 14 September 2006 Tito Mboweni’s comments, the rand’s decline, the current account deficit and import quotas. MONEYWEB: The rand shed about 10c against the US dollar today. I think it was R7.41. Arthur? ARTHUR BUCHNER: R7.41 – I think

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Arthur Buchner: Market commentator, Nedbank Securities

MONEYWEB, Erika van der Merwe, 14 September 2006 The rand and the current account deficit, and Moneyweb Business. MONEYWEB: Arthur Buchner from Nedbank Securities – today’s market? Not a bad day, considering what the rand did. ARTHUR BUCHNER: Well, you know, the rand hedges

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Mike Falconer: Carrier relations manager, Cell C

MONEYWEB, Erika van der Merwe, 14 September 2006 Why the launch of cellphone number portability has been delayed. MONEYWEB: Well, Icasa today announced a second delay of the launch of cellphone number portability. Instead of 18 September, implementation is now set for 10th of

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Pierre van Tonder: Group MD, Spur Corporation

MONEYWEB, Erika van der Merwe, 14 September 2006 For the year to June restaurant turnover up nearly 18%. MONEYWEB: We welcome on the line Pierre van Tonder, group managing director of Spur Corporation. Pierre, after Old Mutual the details of your results are

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Jim Sutcliffe: CEO, Old Mutual

MONEYWEB, Erika van der Merwe, 14 September 2006 Interim results. ‘Old Mutual has actually been the best–performing stock in the insurance sector.’ MONEYWEB: Well, Old Mutual plc delivered its interim results today. Adjusted embedded value per share lifted by 17% to R18.95, and

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Paul Walker: CEO, GFMS, London

MONEYWEB, Erika van der Merwe, 14 September 2006 Gold bulls have had to grin and bear it through the past week or so. What’s going on? MONEYWEB: We welcome in the studio Paul Walker, CEO of GFMS in London. Paul, you don’t look at

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Stephen Levenberg: CEO, Mvela Group

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 05 September 2006 Mvela Group has got to be on your list. MONEYWEB: Right now someone who has seen quite a lot of value creation in the year to June is Stephen Levenberg, who is the chief executive of the

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Piet Viljoen: Market commentator, Re:CM

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 05 September 2006 Piet discusses Sasol, DigiCore and the Mvela Group. MONEYWEB: Piet Viljoen joins us now for tonight’s look at investment insights. He’s with Regarding Capital Management. Piet, we need to just concentrate a little on Sasol –

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Iraj Abedian: Pan African Investments

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 05 September 2006 The Iran situation in an investment perspective. ‘Kofi Annan should do his homework before he goes there.’ MONEYWEB: You’ve got to look at broad trends, Iraj Abedian, and particularly with the kind of work that you’re doing

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Nick Vlok: CEO, DigiCore

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 05 September 2006 DigiCore develops on-board computers that go into vehicles. MONEYWEB: Nick Vlok, the chief executive of DigiCore is with us in the studio. Is Arthur on the money there? One to watch out for in the future? You’ve

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Arthur Buchner: Market watcher, Nedbank Securities

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 05 September 2006 Sasol share price under pressure, futures selling, and MTN, JD Group, Acc-Ross and DigiCore highlighted. MONEYWEB: Good evening. I am Alec Hogg, with you for the next 60 minutes on the Moneyweb Power Hour. Our production editor,

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Arthur Buchner: Nedbank Securities

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 28 June 2006 Explaining the meaning of Sasol’s “hedging” of 45 000 barrels a day of its South African production. MONEYWEB: Arthur Bucher joins us now. Arthur was with Nedbank Securities, the last time I looked. Still there, Arthur?

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David Shapiro: Market watcher, Sasfin, and Kevin Lings, Stanlib

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 28 June 2006 As the rand improves slightly, the spotlight falls on Anglos, BHP Billiton and Richemont. MONEYWEB: Well, on the stock market today, well, more of the same, more of the same – share prices down slightly,

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Futures closeout preview

MONEYWEB, Julius Cobbett, 15 March 2006 “Opinions are divided on where the market could go on Thursday.” Andisa Securities predicts a neutral or negative bias for the JSE at tomorrow’s futures closeout. However, Arthur Buchner of Nedcor Securities says the market could

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Arthur Buchner: Head of proprietary trading, Nedbank Equity Capital

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 22 November 2005 Investec’s odd-lot offer – an oops? MONEYWEB: Also in the studio though is Arthur Buchner from Nedbank Equity Capital. Arthur, thanks so much for coming into the studio. We wanted to speak about the Investec odd-lot

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David Shapiro: Market watcher, Sasfin

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 22 November 2005 A down day on the JSE, except for gold shares. MONEYWEB: Welcome to the Moneyweb Power Hour brought to you by First National Bank. I am Belinda Anderson. Time now for the MTN market report with

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Piet Viljoen: Market commentator, RE:CM

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 22 November 2005 Piet comments on UCS Group and Investec’s dilemma. MONEYWEB: Piet Viljoen from Regarding Capital Management is our market commentator this evening, as always on a Tuesday. Piet, I don’t know if you had a chance to

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Noah Greenhill: JSE

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 22 November 2005 What is happening on the small- to mid-cap market? MONEYWEB: Noah Greenhill from the JSE is our guest in the Investment Insights feature this evening. Noah, we spoke to Ricco Friederichs from Sanlam at about the

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Mystery player moves market

MONEYWEB, Julius Cobbett, 15 September 2005 One trader buys 15 000 top 40 contacts, drives the market to an all-time high. Thursday afternoon’s futures closeout went off without a hitch, despite some brokers’ concerns that the JSE trading platform would not hold

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Arthur Buchner: Afgeleide Instrumenthandelaar, Nedcor Sekuriteite – Markkommentator

MONEYWEB, Theo Vorster, 26 August 2005 Die mark het vandeesweek asem geskep. THEO:  Geldsake met Moneyweb word met trots geborg deur Eerste Nasionale Bank. Ons markkommentator vanmiddag is Arthur Buchner, afgeleide instrumenthandelaar by Nedcor Sekuriteite. Goeiemiddag, Arthur. ARTHUR BUCHNER:   Hallo, Theo. THEO:  Arthur, hierdie week, dit lyk of

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor Securities – Markkommentator

MONEYWEB, Ewald Muller, 19 August 2005 Die bulmark maak ‘n “comeback”. EWALD:  U is ingeskakel by RSG se Geldsake met Moneyweb, met trots geborg deur Eerste Nasionale Bank. Kom ons hoor nou by Arthur Buchner, hy is ‘n handelaar in afgeleide instrumente, of hy ook ‘n

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Besigheidsnuushooftrekke: Ewald Muller en Theo Vorster

MONEYWEB, Ewald Muller, 19 August 2005 Daar’s nie juis veel maatskappynuus vandag nie… EWALD:  Goeiemiddag, en welkom by RSG se Geldsake met Moneyweb, met trots geborg deur Eerste Nasionale Bank. Ek is Ewald Muller en dit is my plesier om in u geselskap te wees.  Soos

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Warrant trading bounty

MONEYWEB, Julius Cobbett, 30 May 2005 Will a R100 000 competition breathe life into the dusty warrants industry? Moneyweb community members may have noticed that four of the five big issuers of warrants, namely, Investec, Absa, Standard Bank and Nedbank, together with

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Alan Thomson: Director, Equities and Derivatives Trading, JSE

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 04 May 2005 Single-stock futures – what they are, and why the JSE and Moneyweb have run this contest with four banks’ trading teams. MONEYWEB: Alan Thomson is with the JSE and he runs the derivatives operation. We’ve got a

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor Securities

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 13 April 2005 The single-stock futures challenge for the Aids orphans. MONEYWEB:  Tonight, looking at our single-stock futures challenge, we have Arthur Buchner from Nedcor Securities. We heard last week from Brian [MacMillan] that he had gone long on

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Allan Thomson: JSE

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 05 April 2005 Single-stock futures. The banks have been treading water for about three weeks. MONEYWEB: Allan Thomson from the JSE is here, as you always are when we can wrap up what’s happened in our challenge over the

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Deon Strydom: Nedbank Equity Capital Markets

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 16 March 2005 Progress in the single-stock futures competition, making money for Noah. MONEYWEB: Joining us for our look at the competition and how it’s going this evening is Deon Strydom from Nedbank Equity Capital Markets. Deon, you work with

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Progress in the single-stock futures competition, making money for Noah.

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 16 March 2005 Deon Strydom: Nedbank Equity Capital Markets MONEYWEB: Joining us for our look at the competition and how it’s going this evening is Deon Strydom from Nedbank Equity Capital Markets. Deon, you work with Arthur Buchner, whom we

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Futures tail wags JSE dog

MONEYWEB, SINGLE STOCK FUTURES, 15 March 2005 Retail investors should steer clear until massive, record futures positions are unwound on Thursday. At ten-o-clock on Tuesday morning, massive volumes of futures-driven spot trade on the JSE Securities Exchange saw the all-share index rocket

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 09 March 2005 Update on the single-stock futures fund-raising effort for the Aids orphans. BELINDA ANDERSON: We welcome Arthur Buchner from Nedcor Securities in the studio with us for the single-stock securities feature.  This competition is all about making as much

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 09 February 2005  Arthur tells us again what single-stock futures are, and how they work. After Tito Mboweni’s announcement tomorrow, he will begin to determine his strategy. MONEYWEB: We’ve got Arthur Buchner from Nedcor Securities in the studio with us.

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Alan Thomson: JSE Securities Exchange

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 08 February 2005 Our new single-stock futures competition. Last year we raised over R30,000 for Noah, the charity that help Aids orphans. MONEYWEB: Alan Thomson from the JSE is here with quite a lot of exciting news on our single-stock

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Arthur Bucher: Nedcor Securities

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 16 November 2004 ‘I think a lot of stocks have run ahead of themselves … I think start to look at your second line of industrial stocks. That’s where the value is to be had.’ MONEYWEB: Arthur Buchner from

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Piet Viljoen: Investment strategy

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 16 November 2004 Piet expresses his views on the Harmony/Gold Fields tussle. MONEYWEB: We’ve just heard from Ian Cockerill from Gold Fields on an update from the Gold Fields camp. There was an annual general meeting today and the

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Arthur Buchner: Market watcher

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 16 November 2004 ‘The market is tending to ignore all bad news which is coming to it. … Normally you find that it will hold for a week or two, and then it has a quick sell-off, but I

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Last-minute views on the US election from President Thabo’s brother

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 01 November 2004 Moeletsi Mbeki: Deputy chairman, South African Institute of International Affairs MONEYWEB: Next up we’ve got Moeletsi Mbeki. He’s the deputy chairman of the South African Institute of International Affairs. He’s also our President’s brother – Thabo,

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Arthur Buchner: Market watcher

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 01 November 2004 The US election and the markets, resources still under pressure, Nampak’s announcement, the rand’s volatility and the gold price. MONEYWEB: Moving on to our market watcher this evening, we speak to Arthur Buchner from Nedcor Securities.

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André Roux: Head of fixed income, Investec Asset Management

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 01 November 2004 The Investec PMI / Purchasing Managers Index has fallen to its lowest level in five months on a seasonally adjusted basis. MONEYWEB: We’re joined now by André Roux, the head of fixed income at Investec Asset

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John Biccard: Investment strategy

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 01 November 2004 Whether executive salary cuts make a share attractive, the merits of the Harmony/Gold Fields bid, the new gold product on the JSE tomorrow, and the US election. MONEYWEB: Let’s move on to our regular Monday night

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John Bortlan: Group MD, Nampak

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 01 November 2004 Today’s breaking news and John Bortlan discusses the sale of Nampak’s ‘short run’ plastic packaging business in Europe, explaining the difference between ‘short run’ and ‘long run’ businesses. MONEYWEB: Good evening and a warm welcome to

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Bernard Swanepoel: CEO, Harmony Gold

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 18 October 2004 Tonight’s top story – Harmony Gold’s takeover bid for Gold Fields Limited. MONEYWEB: Before we pick up with Harmony’s chief executive, Bernard Swanepoel, Barry Sergeant has been following the action. I know we were together in

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The Harmony/Gold Fields story

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 18 October 2004 David Shapiro: Market watcher ‘We don’t know how it’s going to unfold.’ MONEYWEB: David Shapiro is our market watcher. He works for BJM. But today, I suppose everybody, BJM and everywhere else, were looking at what’s

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Arthur Buchner: Nedbank

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 18 October 2004 How the stock market reacted to the hostile bid by Harmony for Gold Fields – and what to expect going ahead. MONEYWEB: Good evening from the Moneyweb Power Hour. Well, throughout the past week we’ve been

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Ian Cockerill: CEO, Gold Fields

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 18 October 2004 The Harmony bid – ”We will be recommending to our shareholders that they do not accept this offer. We believe that it significantly undervalues the company … [and] we believe that it is an inferior offer

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Get the BEE securities

MONEYWEB, Felicity Duncan, 21 September 2004 There is a good argument for buying the BidBEE securities When Bidvest announced its empowerment deal in June 2003, true capitalists immediately began looking for a way to make money out of it. The answer? The

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Arthur Bucher reports on today’s closeout

MONEYWEB, Alec Hogg, 16 September 2004 MONEYWEB: Good evening from the Moneyweb Power Hour. Well, it was one of the foremost important days in the year for the futures market, the quarterly closeout when traders balance their positions. ArthurBuchner is head of

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Buy Bidvest

MONEYWEB, Felicity Duncan, 25 August 2004 Bidvest surprised the market with strong results, and there is the promise of more to come Diversified industrial conglomerate Bidvest confounded expectations and delivered a good set of results for the year ended June 2004, and

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Google or Anglo and a bit?

MONEYWEB, Belinda Anderson, 27 July 2004 The search engine company says it could be worth more than the SA and London-listed heavy-weight. Investors could buy all of Anglo American and still have change for the same price that Google reckons it could

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Can the JSE survive?

MONEYWEB, Shirley Kemp, 29 January 2004 The JSE’s closure of the VCM and DCM boards has raised the issue of the long-term survival of the JSE itself. The controversy over the JSE’s decision to close its two flagging VCM and DCM boards

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Rand strengthens below R6,50/$

MONEYWEB, Ron Derby, 27 November 2003 The rand treaded below the R6,50 to the dollar mark on Wednesday. The rand treaded below the R6,50 to the dollar mark on Wednesday, reaching R6,46 to the greenback and R10,96 to sterling. And by afternoon

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David Shapiro: Johannesburg Stock Exchange Report

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 14 OCTOBER 2003 BOADCAST TRANSCRIPT Market commentator, David Shapiro was on the money yesterday – got to read it to you. This is what he said from the transcript. “My candidate is Tom Boardman. I think, listening

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David Shapiro: Johannesburg Stock Exchange Report

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 9 JULY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT Let’s have a discussion with David Shapiro on the market today. Mr Shapiro, tell us about the market today. What went on with the Bidvest share price? DAVID SHAPIRO: That’s totally unfair,

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David Shapiro: Johannesburg Stock Exchange Report

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 10 JUNE 2003 David, Sekunjalo has got a really good business. Think about it – if you have anchovy toast anywhere in South Africa, the chances are you’re putting a couple of bucks into Sekunjalo’s back pocket,

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Allan Thomson: JSE

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 19 MAY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Single-stock futures – that’s going to be a place of note tomorrow, lots of action no doubt coming with the way the rand is moving, falling in the wake of that announcement on

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Darren Ashton: Nedcor Securities

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 7 APRIL 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Darren Ashton of Nedcor Securities is with us to talk single-stock futures. Well, the markets have been volatile, you guys must have had an absolute tidal wave of a time. DARREN ASHTON: Well,

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor Securities

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 24 MARCH 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur, platinums took a pounding today. Has this hurt the single-stock futures, and particularly our portfolio? ARTHUR BUCHNER: Well, not our portfolio because we cut. MONEYWEB: Thank you very much. ARTHUR BUCHNER: Basically

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor Securities

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 10 MARCH 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: We’re going to talk about something painful. Our single-stock futures portfolio. Welcome to Arthur Buchner of Nedcor Securities. We were hoping to make lots of money for the Aids orphans. My word, we’ve

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David Shapiro: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 11 FEBRUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: David Shapiro, we’re going to be talking to Martin Jankelowitz a little later from Investment Solutions and he’s done some intriguing analysis. He reckons that the Alsi 40 index – you know, that’s the

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor Securities

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 10 FEBRUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Single-stock futures on a Monday evening. Arthur Buchner from Nedcor Securities is here. Well, Arthur, we went long on gold at probably just about the worst time possible, buying the Gold Fields, but

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Arthur Buchner: Nedcor Securities

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 27 JANUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur Buchner, head of derivatives, Nedcor Securities, joins us now. Arthur, single-stock futures are not new to South Africans. It did take a long time for the concept to catch on in South Africa.

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 10 JANUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Now on to Arthur Buchner. He’s a senior trader at what is now called Nedcor Securities, previously BoE Securities. Not an exciting day to end the week off with, the all-share index down

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Brenton Saunders: Platinum And Gold Analyst, Deutsche Bank

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 10 JANUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Well, we switch back to our regular Friday night mining feature, and the focus this week is on platinum, which has perhaps been overshadowed to some extent by the huge interest in the

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David Shapiro: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 7 JANUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Well, we got lucky yesterday David, by selling our short position in BHP Billiton. It bounced back today. DAVID SHAPIRO: I thought they would have given more respect to Brian Gilbertson, and at

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Arthur Buchner: BOE

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 6 JANUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Time now to talk about single-stock futures. Arthur Buchner of BoE Securities is with us. Just to let you know that today we took a view. Remember, the Moneyweb portfolio that is sponsored by

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David Shapiro: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 6 JANUARY 2003 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Happy new year to David Shapiro. Nice to have you in the studio on this first full-hour programme of 2003, David. Golds and platinum started the year with a bang. DAVID SHAPIRO: Brilliant.

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David Shapiro: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 3 DECEMBER 2002 MONEYWEB: David Shapiro we won’t be talking to you about that Corpcapital story, but we will be talking to you about the markets generally. Before we get into that, though, congratulations to Nicky Newton-King.

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Arthur Buchner: Head of Derivatives, BoE Securities

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 19 JULY 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur Buchner, head of derivatives at BoE Securities, joins us now. Arthur, the JSE has just re-introduced gold futures. What is a gold future? ARTHUR BUCHNER: They were in existence up until about four

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Didata Slips Perilously Close to 500c Level

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 11 JULY 2002 Johannesburg — Once part of the London Stock Exchange’s prestigious FTSE-100 index, Dimension Data is fast making its way to the bottom of the Top-40 pile and could be in danger of losing

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Didata slips perilously close to 500c level

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 11 July 2002 Dimension Data is on the way to the bottom of the Top-40 pile and could lose its “blue-chip” status in SA. Once part of the London Stock Exchange’s prestigious FTSE-100 index, Dimension Data is fast making

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Byron Kennedy: Moneyweb Reporter

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 7 JUNE 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Byron Kennedy, my colleague at the Tradingweb.co.za joins us now. Byron has been watching IT shares through a rough day for that sector. Byron, Dimension Data obviously the big mover. What were the

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Why Didata tanked

MONEYWEB, Byron Kennedy, 07 June 2002 Dimension Data has slumped to its lowest level in at least five years. Here’s why. IT networking and services company, Dimension Data, slumped to its lowest level in at least five years when it touched 719c

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 31 MAY 2002 Let’s go to Arthur Buchner from BoE Securities to take a look, a more in-depth look, at what happened on the JSE today. Arthur, a pretty flat way to end the week off with?

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New JSE Indices Offer Trading Opportunities

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 23 MAY 2002 Johannesburg — The JSE’s new free-float indices are expected to bring with it a number of potential money-making opportunities for traders. As part of the R160 million venture between the Johannesburg and London bourses,

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 26 APRIL 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur, market today dominated really by the fact that the rand has strengthened so nicely and the fact that, from that, gold shares took a bit of a tumble. ARTHUR BUCHNER: Yes, really

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Arthur Buchner: BOE Securities

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 18 APRIL 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Well, in this week’s trading update Byron Kennedy speaks with Arthur Buchner of BoE Securities. Byron? BYRON KENNEDY: Well Arthur, futures are definitely not for beginners, but if you were looking to make

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 12 APRIL 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur Buchner, the head of derivatives, is standing by. Arthur, the volumes seemed to be fairly small this morning but they picked up this afternoon. ARTHUR BUCHNER: Yes, Bruce, but you also need

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Jos Gerson: Chief SA Economist, Merrill Lynch

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 8 MARCH 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: As we’ve already been discussing at some length on this programme, there’s been huge volatility in the currency today. It’s been all over the place, close to R17, actually went through R17 to

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John Clemmow: Global Market Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 8 MARCH 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: John it certainly seems as if the South African market and the currency dealers in particular are taking a very close look at Zimbabwe today. Making big news in the UK with Tony Blair’s

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Arthur Buchner: Local Market Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 8 MARCH 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur Buchner, the head of derivatives at BoE, joins us now. Arthur, interesting to see that in recent weeks we’ve had a number of companies reporting on this programme that they have made substantial

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Shirley Kemp And Arthur Buchner: Massmart

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 22 FEBRUARY 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: One set of results that came out after the JSE closed today, interims from Massmart. We’re going to go across to the Moneyweb News Centre where Shirley Kemp has had a good look

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Arthur Buchner: Local Market Report

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 22 FEBRUARY 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Joining us in the studio now is Arthur Buchner of BoE Securities with our look at local markets today. Arthur, if we have a look at the JSE’s performance, up 68 points. Driven

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Arthur Buchner: Head of Derivatives, BoE Securities

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 8 FEBRUARY 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur Buchner, head of derivatives at BoE securities, joins us now. Arthur, the all-share index up today 34 points. Nice to see financials bouncing back as strongly as they did? ARTHUR BUCHNER Well,

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Arthur Buchner: Local Market Report

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 1 FEBRUARY 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Onto our local markets now and Arthur Buchner of BoE Securities. Arthur, we’re sounding like stuck records here, aren’t we? Resources up almost 4% today, but all that on the back of rand

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BYRON KENNEDY, 25 JANUARY 2002 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: On to Arthur Buchner, he’s from BoE Securities, let’s take a look at some of the stories behind today’s move on the JSE. Arthur, let’s kick off with the likes of Metcash. Up

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Charles Graham: Market Commentator

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 20 DECEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Charles Graham joins us now. Charles, I don’t know if you had a chance to listen to Sean Summers, but the man is I think pretty frustrated with the way things are going

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Arthur Buchner: Futures closeout

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 20 DECEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: We go over to BoE now, where Arthur Buchner, the head of derivatives is standing by. Arthur, it’s been futures closeout day – fairly busy? ARTHUR BUCHNER: It is incredibly busy, I think

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Dennis Dykes: Senior Economist, Nedcor

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 18 DECEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: On to Dennis Dykes now, who’s senior economist at Nedcor. And the latest bit of bad news that has hit us, really, I suppose – and it’s hardly likely to light up our

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 18 DECEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Joining us now is Arthur Buchner, head of derivatives at BoE. Arthur, the big story today has got to be Marinus Daling. He’s been at Sanlam for, I don’t know, 30-odd years. He’s

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Kokkie Kooiman: selling Investec

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 23 NOVEMBER 2001 Kokkie Kooiman: Coronation Asset Management. During the third quarter of this year institutional investors offloaded something like 90m Investec shares. Coronation sold virtually all of its shares in the banking group, about 40m of them,

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John Clemmow: Global Market Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 23 NOVEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: John Clemmow from Investec London is with us know. John, I don’t know how much you would like to say about the news which came out yesterday that there is to be an

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Arthur Buchner: BoE Securities

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 23 NOVEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: And joining us now, Arthur Buchner from BoE Securities. Arthur, the Iscor story, it’s the end of an era, I suppose you could call it, but as Stewart says, who cares – if

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Thane Duff: Industrial Analyst

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 26 OCTOBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Thane Duff: Industrial Analyst, Barnard Jacobs Mellet. The massive slowdown in consumer spending over the past six weeks has been noticed across a number of sectors, and today’s profit warning from diversified industrial group

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 26 OCTOBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT. We’re joined now by Arthur Buchner from BOE Securities. Arthur, a little profit warning from Richemont. Did it take you by surprise? ARTHUR BUCHNER: It definitely took the market by surprise because over

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Prices may drop, but there is value out there

MONEYWEB, Bruce Whitfield, 22 September 2001  Many of the professionals are sitting on the sidelines, but others are quietly picking up good, cheap stocks at bargain prices. You may be able to pick up shares more cheaply in a week or two,

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Shawn Stockigt: Small Caps Commentator

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 21 SEPTEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT. Probably safer now to try and forecast the weather than predict where small caps are going to from here. But Shawn Stockigt, our regular Friday night small cap specialist. He’s a brave man.

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Futures traders possibly wreaking havoc?

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 21 SEPTEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Arthur Buchner: Head of Derivatives, BOE. It’s very good on a Friday evening to have a derivatives trader in the studio with us, Arthur Buchner – he’s the head of derivatives at BOE. Arthur,

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Residence-based taxation

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 21 SEPTEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT: Professor Matthew Lester: Rhodes University. Residence-based taxation has been introduced to South Africa and what it means is that you now need to declare your global assets and pay tax for them here. Thousands

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John Clemmow: Global Market Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 21 SEPTEMBER 2001 BROADCAST TRANSCRIPT. Well, the JSE certainly battled today. And it’s time for the global market report with John Clemmow at Investec in London. John, it’s been a dreadful, dreadful week here. How are you feeling

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Futures Indicate Lower Opening

MONEYWEB, BY ALEC HOGG, 12 SEPTEMBER 2001 Early morning activity on the South African equity futures market suggests the JSE could lose as much as 8% of its value at the opening in the aftermath of concerns following yesterday’s terrorist attack

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Arthur Buchner: JSE Report

MONEYWEB, BY BRUCE WHITFIELD, 3 AUGUST 2001 Johannesburg — MONEYWEB: Over now to Arthur Buchner at BoE Securities. Arthur, the top forty shares on the JSE up 7% this week. Is it a fair reflection of the market, or has it

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BOE to act against JSE after trade confusion

BUSINESS DAY, BY LUKANYO MNYANDA, 18 MAY 2001 Johannesburg — In a first for South Africa markets, BoE Securities said yesterday it would lodge a claim against the JSE Securities Exchange SA after the JSE reversed trades in Dimension Data warrants

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