MARKET WRAP: JSE slightly firmer as investors assess US data

The JSE closed marginally firmer on Thursday, with global peers also firmer as investors digested more US economic data.

Data earlier showed US retail sales for January plunged 0.8%, more than the forecast 0.3% decline. The data raised concerns about the strength of the US consumer under the weight of sticky inflation and high-interest rates, Bloomberg reported…

Source: businesslive.co.za