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    JSE recovers 0.12%, investors continue to eye G20

    Local markets

    Monday at 12.30pm saw the JSE All Share up 0.12%, as steady gains in industrial and resource shares offset losses in gold mining and financial shares.

    The rand exchanged at R6.99 to the US dollar, weakening slightly following movements of the euro.

    Oil was selling at $86.57 a barrel at 12:30, edging up 0.06% as investors mulled over the possibility of Chinese interest rate hikes and worried about European debt problems.

    International markets

    On Friday, the Dow Jones fell 0.80% and the Nasdaq lost 1.46% as investors took profits ahead of the possible raising of interest rates in China.

    The Nikkei average rose 1.06% this morning, as shares were boosted by a weaker yen and better-than-expected growth data.

    The Hang Seng closed 0.81% lower, as investors in the Hong Kong index acted cautiously ahead of potential rate increases on the mainland.

    The FTSE 100 had slipped 0.16% by 12.30pm, after losses in bank and commodity shares and Europe’s debt problems concerned investors.

    Share price news

    In the platinum sector, Wesizwe Platinum Limited (share code: WEZ) sailed up to R1.90 a share at 12.30pm, a gain of 2.70% after 250 975 shares were exchanged in 27 deals.

    Medi-Clininc Corporation Limited (share code: MDC) gained 1.97% after 137 deals exchanged 916 861 shares, sending the price up to R29.00.

    In the auto parts sector, Dorbyl Limited (share code: DLV) fell to R3.20 a share, a loss of 32.35% after 21 sales totaling 140 397 shares.

    Shares in Fountainhead Property Trust (share code: FPT) lost 4.71% this morning as 46 deals sent the share price down to R6.67, a fall of 4.71%.

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