The JSE had its first day of gains in three on Tuesday while the rand pared Monday's losses as markets cheered better-than-expected economic data.

The JSE all share gained 0.81% to 55,927.69 points and the top 40 0.93%. Banks rose 2.40% and life insurers  3.56%...

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