South African blue chips

The largest stock exchange in Africa is JSE Limited (formerly known as the Johannesburg Stock Exchange). JSE has 472聽listed companies and a market capitalisation of US$182.6聽billion as of December 2013.聽The stock exchange is not trading South African stocks only. JSE is planning to trade shares from Ghana, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia.

FTSE/JSE Africa Top40 Tradeable Index

41聽% of this index is constitutioned by banks, 19聽% by mining sector, 13聽% by Mobile Telecommunications. 10聽companies are from South Africa, the rest from other african countries, namely Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria and Tunisia.

Top companies listed in TOP40:IND are as follows:

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Company Volume
FirstRand Ltd 3聽406聽899
Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA 2聽877聽278
GROWPNT 2聽289聽187
DLY15MTN 2聽238聽534
DLY15STANBANK 1聽417聽273
Anglo American PLC 1聽299聽815
Bhp Billiton PLC 1聽253聽102
DLY15SHOPRIT 1聽113聽133
Discovery Holdings Ltd 1聽099聽940
IMPLATS 936聽140
DLY15GFIELDS 860聽607
Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd 645聽819
INVPLC 530聽443
DLY15NASPERS-N- 498聽451
INTUPROP 471聽040
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd 462聽494
DLY15B-AFRICA 442聽560
Imperial Holding 400聽414
British American Tobacco PLC 398聽652
Exxaro Resources Ltd 390聽384
NEDBANK 381聽623
INVLTD 333聽591
KIO 255聽649
Anglo American Platinum Ltd 173聽512
African Rainbow Minerals Ltd 141聽568
MASMART 64聽032
Assore Ltd 44聽008

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