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South Africa Stocks Index Reverses Loss, Advances for 6th Day

January 23, 2012

Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) -- South Africa’s stocks measure gained for a sixth day, reversing an earlier decline to reach a record high.

The FTSE/JSE Africa All Share Index added 0.3 percent to 33,811.35 by 10:31 a.m. in Johannesburg after falling as much as 0.2 percent earlier. The index gained 2.4 percent last week.

--Editors: Peter Branton, Ash Kumar

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