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Industrials, miners push JSE to record close

2012-08-21 19:03

Johannesburg - Stocks booked a fresh record close on Tuesday as industrials and miners pushed higher on hopes that meetings on Greece's future this week and new plans drawn by the European Central Bank will help Europe manage its debt woes.

The benchmark Top-40 index closed up 1.06% at 31 630.26, after earlier touching a lifetime high of 31 690.59.

The broader All-Share index closed up 1.02% at 35 832.84, after earlier hitting a record high of 35 889.57.