The JSE all share index was hovering near record highs on Friday morning, in line with its stronger global peers as markets recover from an inflation-driven sell-off this week.

The rand was steady after markets were spooked earlier in the week when inflation numbers in the US and China came in worse than expected, fuelling concerns that central banks will be forced to tighten monetary policies sooner than expected.  ..

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