In the first six months of 1996 the JSE's foreign purchases have been recorded to be in excess of R21 billion. This compares with R12 billion for the same period on 1995. Net foreign purchases in 1996 thus far are R4,32 billion in comparison with 1995 when the figure was R2,87 billion. Foreign sales for the first six months of 1996 exceed the figures for 1995 by R8 billion.

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