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It is the largest stock exchange in Africa and one of the top exchanges in the world, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is an exchange located in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is owned by JSE Limited.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has shares listed on two separate markets (Mainboard and AltX). It is fully electronic (Trades are executed automatically when there are buy and sell prices that match the trade price) and it used to have a system called JET or Johannesburg Equities Trading. Now, the JSE Limited exchange uses a trading system called TradeElect under license from the LSE (London Stock Exchange). TradElect provides the Johannesburg stock exchange with a fully automated electronic trading system.
The main market index listed on JSE is called the FTSE/JSE Africa All Shares Index. It is a market capitalization weighted index composed of the biggest companies in South Africa.
This list of ticker symbol contains the majority of companies that are listed on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) (384 JSE ticker symbols).
Example of JSE listed companies:
ADR Adcorp Holdings Limited
AME African Media Entertainment Limited
ARIM African Rainbow Minerals
ARL Astral Foods Limited
BDM Buildmax Limited
BRT Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited
CPI Capitec Bank Holdings Limited
CCL Compu Clearing Outsourcing Limited
DIV Diversified Property Income Fund Limited
ERM Enterprise Risk Management Limited
FIU First Uranium Corporation
IFW Infowave Holdings Limited
LMID Lereko Mobility (Pty) Limited
Stocks are from different industries; however, a large number comes from the mining industry.
Here is how to download EOD data using QuantShare trading software:
- Go to the following page: JSE Historical EOD Data - Johannesburg Stock Exchange
- Click on "Download" then follow the instructions
- Install the downloader then run it to get end-of-day data for JSE stocks
- You are now ready to perform technical analysis, create composites, backtest trading strategies...
Trading financial instruments, including foreign exchange on margin, carries a high level of risk and is not suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to invest in financial instruments or foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with trading and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts.