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South Africa stocks book record close, Exxaro up

south-african-stockJOHANNESBURG: South African stocks booked another record close on Tuesday, rising 0.5 percent as investors piled into mining companies such as Exxaro Resources, which have underperformed this year.

 

The benchmark Top-40 index finished up 0.55 percent at 34,464.75, its highest finish on record.

 

The broader All-share index rose 0.53 percent to 38,879.70, also a record finish.

 

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