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The JSE closed higher on Monday, with banks and industrials giving back much of their midday gains, as the market struggled to find a clear direction.The stronger rand supported shares in companies with a local focus, while global diversified miners ended the day weaker. Rand hedges were mixed.European markets turned marginally positive in late trade, on the weaker euro.Capitec attracted buyers after the company said earlier it expected headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the year to end-February to grow by between 16% and 19%. Its shares gained 3% to R865.46.Tiger Brands ended the day lower on reports that the source of the recent listeriosis outbreak was traced to its Enterprise meat factory in Polokwane. After losing almost 13% in intraday trade, it settled 7.44% lower at R393.38.The all share gained 0.29% to 57,912.40 points and the top 40 0.39%. General retailers rose 1.51%, banks 0.93%, industrials 0.69%, food and drug retailers 0.55% and financials 0.28%. Resources dropped...

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