The JSE all share index saw an upward movement on Thursday closing the day on 66 263 with a
0.67% gain since its opening price of 65 820.
On Thursday the South African equity markets saw eMedia Holdings Ltd taking the title for biggest loser of the day with a -13% moving from R3.00 to R2.61 , whilst African Dawn Capital Ltd saw a 50% gain moving from R0.08 to R0.12, making it the biggest winner in the equity market.
Two brothers have disappeared with $3.6bn worth of bitcoins from the cryptocurrency platform Africrypt that the two brothers started to provide a crypto currency investment platform to investors.
The Rand continued to gain against the Greenbag on Thursday closing at 14.20 from its opening of 14.23.
Gold continued to take a knock and saw a slight loss from its opening of 1 778.68 to close at 1 775.17 USD/oz.
Platinum was trading at 1 096.25 USD/oz. from its open price of 1 088.62 USD/oz giving it a 0.7% gain on Thursday.
Palladium saw a slight move from 2 667 and closing at 2 643.5 USD/oz on Thursday.
Oil (Brent Crude) closed at 75.56 from its opening of 75.19 USD.
Asian stocks rallied amid economic recovery optimism
The Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee decided to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.10% following the June policy meeting and kept the Asset Purchase Facility steady at £895 billion as widely expected.
NASDAQ continued to hit record highs closing at 14 369.71 from its open of 14 271.73.
Things to watch today:
US Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) Price Index, US Personal Spending.