Around the World's Markets: Johannesburg
Saturday 27 November 1999
A late rash of futures-related trading and signs that Wall Street would open firmer pushed stocks north. The All-Share index added 89 points - 1.19 per cent - to 7,590.7, its peak for the session and its highest level since last August, in the middle of an emerging markets financial crisis that knocked 44 per cent off the bourse's value.
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- 2 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
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- 4 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 5 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
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