The JSE opened higher on Monday tracking global markets after the US and Mexico reached a deal on Friday, halting the imposition of a 5% tariff on imports from Mexico. 

Following negotiations last week, US President Donald Trump announced that the US and Mexico had reached an agreement to curb illegal migration from the latter to the US. The neighbouring countries agreed to expand the asylum programme and to deploy more security forces, Reuters reported. ..

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