JSE lifts as legislators in US avert government shutdown
The looming threat of a government shutdown weighed on investors last week
The JSE was firmer on Monday morning, while its global peers were mixed as investors digested a move by US legislators coming to a temporary agreement that prevented a government shutdown.
Bloomberg reported that the Senate passed a continuing resolution with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline on Saturday, which was then signed by President Joe Biden into law. The bill keeps the government open for 45 more days, an extended period that legislators can use to finalise funding legislation...
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