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Offshore investors net sellers of South African stocks, buy bonds

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Offshore investors sold a net 2.8 billion rand ($189.70 million) of South African stocks last week and bought 5.7 billion rand ($386 million) of bonds, data from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange showed on Monday. STOCKS Week ended Week ended Year-to-date Year-to-date 15.11.2019 16.11.2018 2019 2018 Purchases (bln rand) 12.50 17.07 784.71 976.79 Sales (bln rand) 15.30 21.91 885.17 1 000.51 Net purchases (bln rand) -2.8 -4.84 -100.47 -23.72 BONDS Week ended Week ended Year-to-date Year-to-date 15.11.2019 16.11.2018 2019 2018 Purchases (bln rand) 31.37 18.06 1 259.24 1 133.64 Sales (bln rand) 25.64 17.90 1 285.65 1 221.46 Net purchases (bln rand) 5.73 0.16 -26.41 -87.82 ($1 = 14.7599 rand) (Reporting by Mfuneko Toyana Editing by Tim Cocks)


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