The FTSE/JSE Africa All Share Index advanced to a record in a fourth day of gains, rising 0.2 percent to 34,788.37 by the close in Johannesburg.
The following were among the most active equities in the market today. Stock symbols follow company names.
Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd. (CPI SJ), a South African lender, slid 1.1 percent to 218.80 rand. Chief Executive Officer Riaan Stassen sold shares worth 10.9 million rand ($1.3 million) at an average 217.07 rand, the company said after the market closed yesterday.
Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI SJ), South Africa’s second-biggest producer, dropped 1.9 percent to 111.25 rand, its first fall in four days. Gold declined for a second day.
Harmony Gold Mining Co. (HAR SJ), the country’s third-largest producer, fell 2.7 percent to 84.65 rand.
Kumba Iron Ore Ltd. (KIO SJ), the fourth-largest supplier of seaborne iron ore, advanced to a record, climbing 2.2 percent to 588.55 rand. Iron ore climbed to the highest in a month on speculation that China, the biggest buyer, is poised for a rebound after the government acted to spur growth.