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Solid demand for industrial stocks such as Richemont and Naspers have propelled the JSE to a fresh high.
The JSE has been flat with labour unrest and metal prices weighing on mining stocks.
The JSE platinum index has been down more than 4% as labour tensions brought production to a halt at Lonmin.
The JSE opened firmer as losses in platinum stocks were offset bay gains in gold miners and industrials.
Industrials and gold shares have helped to counter broadly negative sentiment in the platinum sector to keep the All share index in positive territory.
The JSE has been in the red with gold miners leading the upside while platinum counters continued to shed value after a global commodities sell-off.
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