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south-africa-stock copyJOHANNESBURG: South African stocks hit fresh lifetime highs on Wednesday as demand for riskier assets were lifted by expectations of a more aggressive monetary stimulus coming out of Japan and US progress in resolving its "fiscal cliff" budget crisis.

 

The All-Share index climbed 0.21 percent to 38,963.24, the highest level in the bourse's 17-year history.

 

The blue-chip index was 0.23 percent higher at 34,541.47.

Copyright Reuters, 2012


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,652.60 0.79
Arrow Nasdaq 4,757.88 0.16
Arrow S&P 2,051.82 0.55
Arrow FTSE 6,832.83 0.53
Arrow DAX 10,649.58 2.05
Arrow CAC-40 4,640.69 1.93
Arrow Nikkei 17,511.75 1.05
Arrow H.Seng 24,850.45 1.34
Arrow Sensex 29,278.84 0.94






ICT 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyNovember
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 22, 2015
Reserves $10.331 bln