South African stocks at record highs, led by miners

JOHANNESBURG, July 3 (Reuters) – South Africa’s main stock indices inched to record highs on Thursday, tracking an upbeat tone in major overseas markets, with mining shares adding the most points as metal prices advanced.

Bourse and mining heavyweight Anglo American gained 2.66 percent to 279.65 rand and rival BHP Billiton was up 1.54 percent at 367.21 rand.


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