Exchange rates and commodity prices

2007 2006
US$ exchange rates
Average spot prices for the year
Rand 7.05 6.77
Sterling 0.50 0.54
Euro 0.73 0.80
Australian dollar 1.19 1.33
Chilean peso 522 530
 
Closing spot prices
Rand 6.84 7.00
Sterling 0.50 0.51
Euro 0.68 0.76
Australian dollar 1.14 1.27
Chilean peso 498 533
2007 2006
Commodity prices
Average market prices for the year
Platinum US$/oz 1,304 1,142
Palladium US$/oz 355 321
Rhodium US$/oz 6,200 4,571
Copper US cents/lb 323 305
Nickel US cents/lb 1,686 1,095
Zinc US cents/lb 147 148
Lead US cents/lb 118 58
Gold US$/oz 696 604
European eucalyptus pulp price (CIF) US$/tonne 678(1) 638

(1) Average market price for the six months ended 30 June 2007.