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JSE surges to record close

Aug 26 2013 19:10
Reuters
Johannesburg - South African stocks booked their highest finish on record on Monday, as a weaker rand currency helped lift battered down gold producers such as Gold Fields.

The benchmark Top 40 - (Tradeable) [JSE:J200] index closed up 0.65% at 38 903.32, a record finish, while the broader All Share [JSE:J203] rose 0.69% to 43 290.55.

Gold shares were led by gains by Gold Fields, while Anglogold Ashanti and Harmony also cashed in.

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