Anglo American shares up in South Africa, CEO to step down

Reuters

Shares of Anglo American rose by more than 2 percent in South Africa on Friday after Chief Executive Cynthia Carroll said she would be stepping down.

Shares opened 2.3 percent higher at 268.50, outperforming a 0.37 percent drop by the Johannesburg bourse's blue-chip index .

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(Reporting by Helen Nyambura-Mwaura; Editing by Jon Herskovitz)