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South African stocks have slipped, driven by losses in Africa's largest telecoms operator MTN after the devaluation of the Nigerian currency.
Gold and Resources have been trading higher after being in the red the previous two days, but volatility is increasing as investors look for a way forward.
South African stocks have closed lower, but Steinhoff jumped after the furniture firm unveiled a $5.7bn deal to enter the apparel market.
Steinhoff International enjoyed favour on the JSE while the picture was not so bright for the rest of the market, with most major indices again heading south.
South African stocks have ended lower, weighed down by mining shares, but strong gains by Naspers and Netcare kept the overall falls in check.
The tug of war between profit takers and bargain hunters has continued on the JSE, with no clear sign of which side is winning.
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Telkom is leading South Africa’s mobile phone contract market pack when it comes to the best deals followed by rival Cell C, says a telecom pricing research firm.
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