• Caught in the debt trap?

    Help us help you by taking our second annual Debt survey and you could win R3 000.

  • Rich man, poor man

    Culture change from below is the only way to overcome poverty, says Leopold Scholtz.

  • Tech bubble talk

    After the tech euphoria of 2013, the fast-moving sector has hit a speed bump.

Data provided by McGregor BFA
All data is delayed
Loading...
See More

JSE continues rally on US data

Jan 03 2013 17:41 I-Net Bridge


Related Articles

JSE flat on market consolidation

JSE flat after record high

All Share breaks 40 000 ceiling

JSE tops 40 000

JSE hits all-time high on US deal

JSE suspends Zaptronix

 
 Johannesburg - The JSE continued its strong start to 2013 with another record close on Thursday.

After some profit-taking earlier in the day‚ the JSE moved higher in the afternoon after the US ADP employment data showed strong private sector jobs growth in December. The official non-farm payrolls data is due on Friday.

“We are ending higher on the back of the US data. The gain is not as big as on Wednesday‚ but it does give us positive momentum‚” a local equity trader said.

At 17:00‚ the All Share [JSE:J203] index was up 0.46% to 40 245.01.

Anglo American (AGL) shed 0.33% to R276.50‚ while fellow resource stock BHP Billiton (BIL) dropped 1.19% to R303.84‚ after both made big gains on Wednesday.

Platinum miner Aquarius (AQP) surged 14.02% to R9.35‚ while Impala Platinum (IMP) lost 1.65% to R167.

Vodacom (VOD) gained 2.38% to R129.20 and retailer Mr Price (MPC) added 2.94% to R144.12.

Luxury goods group Richemont (CFR) gained another 2.43% to R67.90.

Follow Fin24 on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest.

jse  |  markets
NEXT ON FIN24X

JSE reaches new peak

2014-04-24 18:16

 
 
 

Read Fin24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Company Snapshot

We're Talking About: Small Business

Standard Bank is looking for 12 entrepreneurs to participate in a 10-part TV series. They could win a R1m investment into their dream.
 
 

Fewer high-risk election areas - Mthethwa

There are fewer high-risk election areas this year compared to past elections, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said while visiting Manenberg in Cape Town.

 
 

Latest elections multimedia

Watch what happened when we blindfolded Helen Zille and asked her to eat random things
13 days to elections - news you need to know
11 Julius Malema quotes you'll never forget
DA won't get 30% - Zille

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...
Loading...