The JSE was in the red at midday on Monday, taking its cue from lower overseas equity markets. By noon, the broader all-share index had shed 0,13% to 27 474,230 points. Industrials were down 0,56%, while banks lost 0,43% and financials were off 0,29%.
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%,