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

Johannesburg - Shares of Johannesburg-listed mining firms such as BHP Billiton, Anglo American and Impala Platinum fall as manufacturing growth in China, the world's top commodities consumer, slow to multi-months lows.

BHP Billiton is down 3 percent at 273.61 rand, Anglo American falls 2.8 percent to 250.71 rand.

Implats, which is also trading ex-dividend, is down 4.14 percent at 133.25 rand. - Reuters