The JSE was weaker amid mixed global peers on Thursday as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation and looked ahead to key jobs data.

The core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index — the measure of inflation that’s closely tracked by the Fed — remained low in July and in line with market expectations, increasing 0.2% month on month, and 4.2% from a year ago. The data is in line with market expectations, supporting the view that prices are cooling...

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