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Exchange rates and commodity prices

2009 2008
US$ exchange rates
Average prices for the year
Rand 8.41 8.27
Sterling 0.64 0.54
Euro 0.72 0.68
Australian dollar 1.26 1.17
Chilean peso 559 524
Brazilian real 2.00 1.84
Closing spot prices
Rand 7.38 9.30
Sterling 0.62 0.69
Euro 0.70 0.72
Australian dollar 1.11 1.44
Chilean peso 507 637
Brazilian real 1.74 2.33
2009 2008
Commodity prices
Average market prices for the year
Platinum(1) US$/oz 1,211 1,585
Palladium(1) US$/oz 266 355
Rhodium(1) US$/oz 1,592 6,564
Copper(2) US cents/lb 234 315
Nickel(2) US cents/lb 667 953
Zinc(2) US cents/lb 75 85
Lead(2) US cents/lb 78 95
31 December spot prices
Platinum(1) US$/oz 1,475 922
Palladium(1) US$/oz 402 186
Rhodium(1) US$/oz 2,500 1,250
Copper(2) US cents/lb 333 132
Nickel(2) US cents/lb 838 490
Zinc(2) US cents/lb 117 51
Lead(2) US cents/lb 109 43
(1)
Source: Johnson Matthey.
(2)
Source: LME daily prices.

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Annual Report 2009