In the week ending 16th October 2015, we saw a small pull back in Local markets and majority of the Global equity markets increasing. The Local market down 0.66% this past week but still up 5.7% up for the month, represented by the All Share Index. The benchmark Top 40 also ended the week down, while returns for the year are now sitting at 7.94%.
The FTSE/JSE Top 40 closed the week slightly higher, with the consumer goods sector being the main contributor, up 1.04% for the week.
On the JSE, African Rainbow Minerals LTD was the worst performer for the week, declining by 7.3%, while the best performer for the week was Mondi Ltd, which delivered a weekly return of 9.85%.