JSE gains on Greek deal-continued

February 21, 2012--South African stocks edged up 0.15% on Tuesday, with some gold firms such as Harmony and banks ticking higher after the long-awaited Greek bailout deal soothed concerns about a default in the eurozone.
Shares of Shoprite rose 1.4% to R134.50 after the retailer reported a 19% rise in first-half profit, underpinned by recovering consumer demand in Africa’s top economy.

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