SA Market Performance – 30 June 2014

Market Indicators

  • JSE All Share (ALSI) 50,945.26
  • Rand/Euro R 14.55
  • Rand/Pound R 18.18
  • Rand/US Dollar R 10.63
  • Rand/Aus Dollar R 10.02

Equity

  • The FTSE/JSE All Share (ALSI) gained 2.8% on a total return basis for the month and over the 12 months gained 32.7%. Large Caps (up 3.0%) outperformed Mid Caps (up 1.7%) and Small Caps (down 0.1%).
  • The best-performing sectors were Fixed Line Telecommunications (up 18.1%), Technology Hardware & Equipment (up 16.5%) and Household Goods (up 10.7%). The worst were Non-life Insurance (down 8.9%), Industrial Engineering (down 8.4%) and Automobiles & Parts (down 8.3%).
  • Over a 10-year period, Industrials (up 25.6% p.a.) outperformed Financials (up 19.3% p.a.) and Resources (up 15.6% p.a.). The composition of the ALSI as at the end of the month was Industrials 54.6%, Resources 25.7% and Financials the remaining 19.7%.

Bonds

  • The All Bond Index gained 1.0% for the month and over the 12 months gained 5.4%. The Inflation-linked Bond Index gained 1.4% for the month and over the 12 months gained 12.0%.

Property

  • The SA Listed Property Index gained 3.4% for the month and over 12 months gained 6.0%.

Cash

  • Cash returned 0.5% for the month and over the 12 months returned 5.5%. Over a 10-year period, inflation in the form of ECPI has been 5.9% p.a.

International Market Performance

  • The Rand weakened 0.6% against the US Dollar and 1.0% against the Euro in June 2014.
  • The MSCI World Index gained 1.8% on a total return basis in US Dollar terms for the month and over the 12 months gained 24.7%. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index gained 2.7% for the month and over the 12 months gained 14.7%.
  • The best-performing emerging market index from the selection of international equity indices for the month was the Bovespa (up 5.6%), while the worst-performing was the MSCI Turkey (down 2.4%).
  • The best-performing developed market index from the selection of international equity indices for the month was the Nikkei 225 (up 4.2%), while the worst-performing was the Cac 40 (down 1.3%).
  • The US Dollar Platinum price gained 1.1% for the month and over the 12 months gained 12.4%. The US Dollar Gold price gained 5.8% for the month and over the 12 months gained 8.4%. Brent Crude gained 4.3% for the month and over the 12 months gained 12.7%.
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