JSE ends flat as miners fall, banks gain-continued

March 1, 2012--South African stocks closed flat on Thursday as commodity shares, particularly the gold producers, pulled the market lower after an overnight fall in the spot price and the strengthening of the rand currency.
The blue-chip Top 40 - (Tradeable) [JSE:J200] index edged down 0.07% to 30 526.43 while the broader All Share [JSE:J203] index closed 0.01% up at 34 298.48.

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Source: AME Info

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