Jacqueline Mackenzie
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/ 20 May 2008

JSE pauses after strong run

The JSE was taking a breather on Tuesday after its recent strong rally, which took the bourse to successive record highs, as some profit-taking set in. However, earlier the all-share index hit yet another fresh record high when it touched 33 263,148. At noon, the JSE’s all-share index was down 0,88%.

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/ 16 May 2008

Resources boost JSE to new high

South African stocks hit another fresh high on Friday morning, boosted by strong gains for resources. At 11.56am, the all-share index was up 0,82%, boosted by a 1,48% rise in resources and a 2,06% gain for the platinum-mining index. Banks were up 0,37% and financials were 0,61% better. Industrial were flat (-0,03%) and the gold-mining index eased 0,80%.