Over the last year, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s Top 40 index posted a loss of 4.8% between mid-August 2018 and the 15th of this month.
The loss would have been a lot worse if not for the outstanding performance of about 10 large index stocks, including the likes of Naspers, AB InBev, BHP Billiton and Anglo American.
Meanwhile, eight of the 10 best performers on the JSE over the past year were mining companies. To find out more about the state of the JSE and who the top and worst performers were, Dudu Ramela speaks with Adriaan Kruger, a Moneyweb contributor.
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