The JSE continued on its upward path by midday on Thursday, unaffected by surprisingly better PPI data but encouraged by the futures market close-out. By 1158am, the JSE's all-share index had improved 0,83%. The platinum mining index climbed 3%, and the gold mining index added 0,94%,
The JSE all-share index held onto its gains at midday on Tuesday, with the resource index shining brightly -- underpinned by good buying interest in resource stocks Anglo American and BHP Billiton. By noon, the all-share index rose 0,50%. Resources advanced 1,25% and the gold mining index edged up 0,38%.