MARKET WRAP: JSE slips as global sentiment cools
Markets digested new trade war threats between the US and Europe, as well as disappointing data, with Truworths leading retailers' losses
Concern about an escalation in trade tension between the US and Europe, as well as weak economic data, kept the JSE under pressure on Tuesday, with local banks and retailers feeling the most strain.
The all share fell 0.65% to 58,092.5 points and the top 40 0.71%. General retailers lost 2.05% and banks 1.57%, while platinums added 2.79%.