JSE's Top-40 index hits lifetime high

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Johannesburg - South Africa's index of blue chips climbed to a fresh record high on Friday, spurred by renewed interest in risky assets such as emerging market equities.

The Top-40 index at 11:18 SA time was up 0.76 percent to 36,378.88 after hitting 36,385.91, its highest level ever. - Reuters


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