Johannesburg - South African stocks hit fresh lifetime highs
on Wednesday as demand for riskier assets was lifted by expectations of a more
aggressive monetary stimulus coming out of Japan and US progress in resolving
its fiscal cliff budget crisis.
The All Share [JSE:J203] index climbed 0.21% to 38,963.24,
the highest level in the bourse's 17-year history.
The blue-chip index was 0.23% higher at 34,541.47.
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