JSE gains as markets cheer US stimulus bill

The JSE was firmer on Thursday morning, along with its global markets peers, as the success of US President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 stimulus bill boosted appetite for riskier assets.

Biden’s $1.9-trillion relief bill cleared its final congressional hurdle on Wednesday, with the House of Representatives giving final approval to one of the largest economic stimulus measures in US history…

Source: businesslive.co.za