Reuters reported that South African shares have taken global stocks higher as Impala, Anglo American, and several other platinum producers led the benchmark index on Friday.
As quoted in the market news:
Impala Platinum closed 2.9 percent higher at 167.17 rand. Anglo American Platinum, the world’s top producer of the precious metal, followed with a 2.3 percent rise to 448.09 rand. Lonmin extended gains with a 1.6 percent gain to 51.38 rand.