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South Africa index falls 2pc as mining stocks tumble

South Africa index falls 2pc as mining stocks tumbleJOHANNESBURG: South African stocks fell two percent on Wednesday weighed down by a slump in mining shares such as AngloGold Ashanti after the price of gold slipped to a five-year low.

As of 1334 GMT, both the benchmark Top-40 index and the All-Share index were down more than 2 percent.

Copyright Reuters, 2015

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