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SA stocks cheer US Fed action

Sep 14 2012 09:45

Johannesburg - SA stocks hit a new record high on Friday lifted by the US Federal Reserve’s aggressive new stimulus to drive growth, despite the labour unrest in the domestic mining sector.

The blue-chip Top 40 - (Tradeable) [JSE:J200] index hit an all-time high of 32,314.56. The broader All Share [JSE:J203] index touched a record high of 36,554.09.

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