Thursday, January 7, 2010
South Africa Stock Market Chart (FTSE/JSE AFRICA ALL SHR) historical data, forecast and news. The combined size of stock markets around the world was estimated at about $36.6 trillion USD at the beginning of October 2008. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is the largest stock exchange in the world by dollar volume and has 2,764 listed securities.
South Africa Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted 2.10% over the last 4 quarters. The South Africa Gross Domestic Product is worth 277 billion dollars or 0.45% of the world economy, according to the World Bank. South Africa has a two-tiered economy; one rivaling other developed countries and the other with only the most basic infrastructure. It is therefore a productive and industrialized economy that exhibits many characteristics associated with developing countries, including a division of labor between formal and informal sectors and an uneven distribution of wealth and income. The primary sector, based on manufacturing, services, mining, and agriculture, is well developed.