We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

The JSE closed at another record high, ending the session above 73,000 index points for a second consecutive day as investors judged the Omicron variant to be less of a threat to global economic growth than initially feared, boosting sentiment towards higher-yielding emerging market assets.

The rand weakened slightly, extending its weekly decline, though it stayed below the psychologically important R16/$ level. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also hit a new high as US weekly jobless claims fell, allaying fears that surging Covid-19 infections might derail a recovery in the world’s biggest economy...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now

Would you like to comment on this article?
Register (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

Commenting is subject to our house rules.