AngloGold Ashanti - Interim Dividend 98
|Monday, August 08, 2005
On 27 July 2005, AngloGold Ashanti declared an interim dividend of R1.70 per ordinary share, payable on Friday, 26 August 2005 to ordinary shareholders and holders of CHESS Depositary Interests (CDIs), who on Friday, 19 August 2005 (record date) are recorded as members of the company.
Holders of Ghanaian Depositary Shares (GhDSs) will receive payment on or about Monday, 29 August 2005 – record date: Friday, 19 August 2005, while holders of American Depositary Shares (ADSs) will receive payment from The Bank of New York, on or about Monday, 5 September 2005.
AngloGold Ashanti declares its dividend in South African rands but pays its dividends in a number of currencies, and the rates applicable, as determined on Thursday, 4 August 2005 (currency conversion date), are as follows:
Dividends payable to members on the register held in the:
The exchange rate applicable in respect of ADSs is determined by Bank of New York, as depositary, and will be disclosed by them in due course.
||R1.70 per share|
||£0.1478 per share|
||CDIs – five CDIs = 1 ordinary share
||A$0.068102 per CDI|
||¢2,381.751 per share|
||GhDSs – 100 = 1 ordinary share
||¢23.81751 per GhDS |
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Except for historical information contained herein, there are matters discussed in this news release that are forward-looking statements. Such statements are only predictions and actual events or results may differ materially. For discussion of important factors including, but not limited to development of the Company’s business the economic outlook in the gold mining industry, expectations regarding gold prices and production, and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, refer to the Company’s annual report on the Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2004 which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 14 July 2005.