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FINANCIAL RESULTS                    
Revenue 33 772   29 622   14%    3 823   4 518  
Operating profit before non-trading items 2 079   2 424   (14%)   235   370  
Headline earnings 2 051   2 290   (10%)   232   349  
ORDINARY SHARE PERFORMANCE (cents per share)                    
Headline earnings 528,5   591,4   (11%)   59,8   90,2  
Diluted headline earnings 477,6   535,7   (11%)   54,1   81,7  
Dividend  – Number 11 ordinary 145,0   145,0   0%    16,4   22,1  
                – Number 10 special   145,0   (100%)     22,1  
CASH FLOW                    
Net cash generated by operations 3 207   4 687   (32%)   363   715  
EXCHANGE RATE                    
Rand to USD   – Closing rate 7,78   7,88   (1%)          
                       – Average rate 8,83   6,56   35%           
Rand to AUD  – Closing rate 6,30   7,58   (17%)          
                       – Average rate 6,63   6,56   1%           
         
R33,8 billion R2,1 billion 477,6 cents
14% increase on
2008
10,5% decrease on 2008 10,9% decrease on 2008