The JSE fell for a fourth day running on Thursday, as spiking Covid-19 numbers in Europe and the US prompt stricter lockdown measures, which will delay the global economic recovery.

The JSE banks index fared the worst on the day, with Nedbank losing the most in the sector, dropping 4.6% to R97.83. Absa fell 3.81% to R91.71, FirstRand 3.27% to R38.78, Standard Bank 3.26% to R108.13, Investec 3.18% to R31.10 and Capitec 1% to R1,184.11...

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