Inflation data gives financial sector a boost on JSE

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Cape Town - Trading on the local bourse was mixed on Wednesday as local equities initially recorded gains in the morning session, only to give up some of the initial gains in the latter half of the day.

Mining shares recovered some losses sustained on Wednesday as commodity prices advanced, on the back of a weaker greenback. Global political uncertainty continues to be the main catalyst to market volatility with investors looking for clues to how the current political situation will unravel. 

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Rand - Dollar
14.01
+0.6%
Rand - Pound
19.87
+0.3%
Rand - Euro
17.12
+0.1%
Rand - Aus dollar
10.91
+0.4%
Rand - Yen
0.13
+0.4%
Gold
1,869.91
+0.2%
Silver
28.19
+0.0%
Palladium
2,907.50
+0.2%
Platinum
1,222.00
-1.8%
Brent Crude
69.46
+1.1%
Top 40
61,190
-0.0%
All Share
67,255
+0.1%
Resource 10
70,784
+0.2%
Industrial 25
83,774
-0.3%
Financial 15
12,689
+0.6%
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