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Offshore investors net sellers of South African stocks, buy bonds

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Offshore investors sold a net 407 million rand ($27 million) of South African stocks last week and bought about 1.79 billion rand in bonds, data from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange showed on Monday. STOCKS Week ended Week ended Year-to-date Year-to-date 14.02.2020 15.02.2019 2020 2019 Purchases (bln rand) 16.56 21.24 97.21 114.37 Sales (bln rand) 16.97 17.22 101.25 124.03 Net purchases (bln rand) -0.407 4.02 -4.04 -9.66 BONDS Week ended Week ended Year-to-date Year-to-date 14.02.2020 15.02.2019 2020 2019 Purchases (bln rand) 33.54 38.66 188.61 169.91 Sales (bln rand) 31.75 41.53 175.18 160.15 Net purchases (bln rand) 1.79 -2.88 13.43 9.76 ($1 = 14.8907 rand) (Reporting by Mfuneko Toyana; editing by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo)


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