South Africa’s FTSE/JSE All-Share Index Returns By Year

Page Updated: May 30, 2016

The FTSE/JSE All-Share Index is the leading benchmark of the South African equity market. It contains 165 companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) based on market capitalization.  The dividend yield of the index as of Dec 31, 2013 was 2.72%.

The Top 10 Holdings and the weights in the index at the end of 2013 are shown below:

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FTSE-JSE-All-Share-Index-Top-10-Components

Source: FTSE

The FTSE/JSE All-Share Index Returns By Year from 1974 thru 2015 are shown in the chart below:

Note: Chart incorrectly states the start year as 1922. It must be 1974 **

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FTSE-JSE All-Share Index Annual Return from 1972 thru 2015 Chart

The table below lists the FTSE/JSE All-Share Index Returns By Year from 1974 thru 2015:

YearJSE All Share Index Return
1974-0.8%
1975-18.9%
1976-10.9%
197720.6%
197837.2%
197994.4%
198040.9%
19810.8%
198238.4%
198314.4%
19849.4%
198542.0%
198655.9%
1987-4.3%
198814.8%
198955.7%
19905.1%
199131.1%
1992-2.0%
199354.7%
199422.7%
19958.8%
19969.4%
1997-4.5%
1998-10.0%
199961.4%
20000.0%
200129.3%
2002-8.1%
200316.1%
200425.4%
200547.3%
200641.2%
200719.2%
2008-23.2%
200932.1%
201019.0%
20112.6%
201226.7%
201321.4%
201410.9%
20155.1%

Source: Allan Gray 

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2 Comments

  1. Please can l have the absolute All Share index figures for South Africa? Thanks for your kind response. (1980-2015)

  2. Richard
    You can download that data in Excel in this post. Just click the FTSE/JSE All-Share Index Returns By Year from 1974 thru 2015 (in Excel) link in “Download Data” section above.

    Hope this helps.

    -David

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