The JSE was weaker on Friday, with its global peers mixed as investors remain cautious over a delayed US stimulus package decision and disappointing Chinese data.

Chinese data showed a slower-than-expected rise in industrial production and a surprise fall in retail sales for the month of July, reflecting the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on consumers.

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