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JASCO
Jasco (JSC) is a technology and electronics group that produces and markets products mainly in South Africa but also in East Africa. It serves a wide range of customers from water management... read more
 
JSE
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is listed on the JSE. It is a securities exchange which allows the trade of shares, bonds and derivatives. It has approximately 350 shares which are listed... read more
 
JSE-ALEX
At the time of writing, the JSE Financial and Industrial index (J250) included 138 industrial and financial shares. The largest component was Naspers which accounted for more than 25% of the... read more
 
JSE-ALS40
An index of the 40 biggest companies trading on the JSE. This index is weighted for the market capitalisation of the companies it includes and also their "free float". It is one of five "headline"... read more
 
JSE-ALT15
The index is supposed to contain the 15 largest companies trading on the Alt-X, but at the time of writing only 11 qualified for inclusion and they were dominated by Anchor Capital, which represented... read more
 
JSE-ALTX
The Alternative Exchange or Alt-X was brought in by the JSE to replace the Venture Capital Market (VCM) and the Development Capital Market (DCM) and its main purpose is to allow smaller shares... read more
 
JSE-DIVP
The JSE’s Dividend Plus Index is designed to include only those shares from the JSE Top40 and the JSE Mid-Cap which pay the best dividends based on their dividend yield. The components of the... read more
 
JSE-FIN15
The Financial and Industrial 15 index consists of the largest 15 companies by free-float market capitalisation, but it excludes Naspers and Richmont. At the time of writing, these 15 companies... read more
 
JSE-FIN30
An index prepared by the JSE actuaries which is a weighted average of the 30 largest financial and industrial shares trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The Financial and Industrial 30... read more
 
JSE-FINA
This is an index of the financial shares trading on the JSE. It includes 60 companies (counting Investec Ltd and Investec Plc as a single company) including the larger real estate investment... read more
 
JSE-FLED
This index consists of ordinary shares which comply with all listing requirements, but are too small to be included in the All Share Index and which are not tested for liquidity. The JSE is broken... read more
 
JSE-GOLD
This is a weighted average of all gold shares traded on the JSE. The South African economy has been built on the exploitation of its mineral wealth - and gold was predominant until about 1970.... read more
 
JSE-IIND
The JSE Industrial index contains just 20 shares and, at the time of writing, was dominated by Remgro with a weighting of over 33% and Bidvest with a weighting of over 23%. These two shares had... read more
 
JSE-IND25
The Industrial 25 index contains the largest 25 shares in the industrial sector weighted for their free-float market capitalisation. This index is again dominated by Naspers (over 44% weighting... read more
 
JSE-LARG
The JSE Large Cap index contains 46 very large companies. In many ways this index is similar to the JSE Top 40 index. At the time of writing, Naspers accounted for over 23% of it, followed by... read more
 
JSE-LARM
The Large and Mid-Cap index combines the Large Cap and the Mid Cap indices into a single index. At the time of writing, it had 103 shares in it and Naspers made up over 20% of it and BHP was... read more
 
JSE-MIDC
The Mid Cap index is supposed to be the next 60 largest shares trading on the JSE, after the Top 40. In practice it sometimes contains 59 or 61. For actuarial reasons. At the time of writing... read more
 
JSE-MINI
It would be fair to say that the South African economy has been substantially built on mining - first diamonds, then gold and then platinum and a host of base metals and minerals. South Africa... read more
 
JSE-SAPY
The Sapy is an FTSE/JSE index of the top 20 liquid real estate investment trusts (REIT) by market capitalisation. 80% of a REIT's assets must be in property and they are required to earn at least... read more
 
JSE-SMLC
The JSE Small Cap index consists of all the shares which are included in the JSE overall – except for those in the JSE Top 40 and the JSE Mid Cap. The Top 40 index is an average of the 40 largest... read more
 
JUBILEE
Jubilee Metals Group (JBL) is a diversified metals recovery company which re-processes mine waste and surface materials. It is listed both on the London AIM market and on the JSE's Alt-X. It... read more