Standard Bank of SA Financial information provided to ICBC for Q3 2012

  Standard Bank of SA - Financial information provided to ICBC for Q3 2012

RNS Number : 8329P
Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd
30 October 2012




Standard Bank Group Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1969/017128/06)
South African Share Code: SBK
Namibian Share Code: SNB
ISIN: ZAE000109815
("Standard Bank Group" or "the group")

Financial information provided to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Limited ("ICBC")

Standard Bank Group is required to disclose to ICBC sufficient information to
enable ICBC to equity account the group's results on a quarterly basis.
Accordingly, the following consolidated financial information, prepared on an
International Financial Reporting Standards basis, is being provided to ICBC
for the nine months ended 30September 2012.

Statement of changes in ordinary shareholders' equity for the nine months
ended 30September2012

                         Opening           Earnings         Other   Balance at
                       balance 1    attributable to movements for
                    January 2012           ordinary    the period 30 September
Rm                                     shareholders                       2012
Ordinary share
capital                      159                                2          161
Ordinary share
premium                   17 576                              313       17889
Foreign currency
reserves                   (606)                            (255)        (861)
Translation reserve      (1 058)                              (3)      (1 061)
Hedging reserve              452                            (252)          200
Retained earnings         82777             10 979     * (6 422)       87 334
Empowerment reserve
and treasury shares      (3 277)                             (66)      (3 343)
Other                      2 413                              276        2 689
Total ordinary
shareholders'
equity                    99042             10 979       (6 152)      103 869



* Primarily comprises the ordinary dividend declared in March 2012 and the
cash component of the ordinary dividend declared in August 2012



The information contained in this announcement has not been reviewed by or
reported on by the group's auditors.



Johannesburg
25 October 2012

Lead sponsor

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited

Independent sponsor

Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited

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