The JSE ended stronger on Tuesday as it joined the world markets in brushing aside the Greece downgrade.
Trade volumes returned to normal levels as investors awaited the futures close-out on Thursday. The local market has been experiencing light volumes since last Friday's World Cup kick-off.
At the close, the JSE all share index rose 0.86%, with resources 0.86% higher and platinum miners 1.85% stronger. Gold miners added 0.62%. Banks were 0.91% up, financials rose 1.04% and industrials edged up 0.77%. Gold was quoted at $1,225.63/oz from $1,200.57/oz at the JSE's previous close, while platinum was at $1,563.50/oz from $1,559.50/oz at the JSE's last close.
The local market is closed for public holiday on Wednesday.
Dow Jones Newswires reports US stocks rose broadly on Tuesday, led by technology stocks as a strengthening euro helped boost confidence in the global economic recovery.
European stock markets were also higher and the euro was steady.