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south-africa-stockJOHANNESBURG: South Africa's Top-40 index scaled a fresh peak on Wednesday in opening trade, pulled up by a late-year rally in major global markets, but then fell back into negative territory.

 

The Top 40 index opened 0.05 percent higher at a new record level of 34,260.03. The wider All-share index also briefly hit a new high of 38,546.34 before also slipping into the red.

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