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Bonds close session untraded

Dec 24 2012 14:16
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Johannesburg - South African bonds has closed the shortened Monday session untraded ahead of the Christmas and Day of Goodwill holidays.

“No trades went through today... most people are already on holiday‚” a local trader said.

With most traders away‚ the quiet conditions in the market are likely to prevail until the new year.

At 12:00‚ the benchmark R186 was unchanged at 7.210%‚ the R157 was at 5.290% and the R207 at 5.290%.

The rand was last bid at R8.5704/$ from R8.5700/$ previously.

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