ASIAN markets rallied on Wednesday morning after Catalan president Carles Puigdemont told Spain’s parliament he was delaying his threat to secede following a referendum Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy considers invalid.
The euro rallied against most currencies‚ but the rand held steady at R16.15‚ R13.67/$ and R18.04/£.
Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.59%‚ Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index rose 0.26% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.02%.
The JSE on Tuesday continued its record-breaking run‚ with the all share index gaining 0.17% to 57‚630 points and the top 40 gaining 0.08% to 51‚363 points.
PSG warned shareholders on October 6 that it expected to report on Wednesday that headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the six months to end-August fell by up to 23.5%.
This was mainly due to its investment in Zeder which, on October 4, reported its HEPS fell 70% to 4.3c for the six months to end-August.
Cartrack said on October 3 that it expected to report on Wednesday that HEPS for the six months to end-August grew by up to 22%.
Source: TMG Digital.