The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed flat on Friday with gains in financial shares.
The JSE all Share index tend up 0.22 percent higher at 52,140.61points, offsetting losses in gold mining shares.
However, gold and platinum stocks outperformed because of relatively higher metal prices.
The possible exit of Britain from the EU next week has, in recent days, sparked global risk aversion.
The rand was weaker against the major currencies, trading at R15.19 to the U.S. dollar, R21.67 to the British pound and R17.10 to the euro at 5 p.m.
source : xinhua