Johannesburg - The JSE jumped over 1% on Wednesday morning as a
last minute US deal averted the fiscal cliff.
“The JSE and global
markets are up on the back of the deal which averted the US fiscal cliff‚” a
local trader said.
At 09.17am‚ the all
share index was 1.31% higher at 39‚764.51 points.
The resources index
increased by 2.27%‚ followed by a 1.45% hike in the gold mining index and a
1.02% rise in the banking index.
On the JSE‚ BHP Billiton
(JSE:BIL) notched up 3.11% to R301.99‚ Anglo (JSE:AGL) rose 2.80% to R266.86‚
ArcelorMittal (JSE:ACL) gained 2.06% to R36.74 and Exxaro (JSE:EXX) was 2.36% up at
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