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JSE stocks at month's low

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Johannesburg - South African shares sink to a one-month low as investors globally dump risky assets such as emerging market stocks.

Overnight market talk of a hedge fund liquidating big positions in commodities, as well as worries the US Federal Reserve could prematurely wind down its bond buying programme, has rattled investor sentiment around the world.

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The reception area of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. File picture: Leon Nicholas

Johannesburg's Top-40 index is down nearly 1 percent at 35,671.43 and the wider All-Share index is 0.9 percent weaker at 40,081.02. - Reuters

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