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JSE Group’s Leila Fourie sees opportunities despite pandemic setbacks

The economic lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic will knock up to 10% off South Africa’s GDP according to some pundits but JSE Group CEO Leila Fourie, talking to Peter Dörrie, remains bullish that Africa’s biggest bourse will weather the storm and may even get a second wind when restrictions are lifted

When Leila Fourie was appointed Group CEO of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in October 2019, “in many ways, it was like going back home,” she says.…