MARKET WRAP: JSE weakens slightly amid subdued global markets

The JSE closed slightly weaker on Wednesday, with global markets mixed as a lack of new information left investors pitting the progress made on vaccines and a huge US stimulus pledge against surging Covid-19 cases in a number of countries.

Miners gained the most on the day, with the platinum index rising almost 3%. Northam led these gains, rising 4.08% to R217, Impala 4.01% to R213.79, Anglo American Platinum 4% to R1,532.90, Royal Bafokeng 3.89% to R75.84 and Sibany-Stillwater 1.07% to R63.16. ..