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Tuesday, May 1, 2007
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The FTSE/JSE All Share Index gained 10,4% during the past quarter, 23,4% over six months and 37,6% during the past year. The All Bond Index gave a return of 1,6% over the past three months, 7,3% over six months and 5,6% over one year. Cash returns were 2,3% during the past quarter, 4,5% over six months and 8,5% over one year. Theses figures for the period ended 31st March 2007 were provided by Hugo Lambrechts, of the department of financial management at the University of Pretoria.
Equities, represented by the All Share Index (23,6% p.a.) out-performed Bonds (14,4% p.a.) and Cash (9,6% p.a.) during the past five years. The inflation rate (CPIX) was 5,3% p.a.
The percentage performances of selected other indices over the past three, six and 12 months are the following, according to the deutsche Securities’ Index Total Performances March 2007:

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