Shares in Anglo American fell as much as 5% in early trade on Thursday on the JSE after BHP announced late on Wednesday that it was walking away from its proposed merger.

In early Thursday trade, Anglo’s shares were down as much as 5% at R568.75, while those of BHP were up 0.4% at R548.40...

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