JSE CEO Newton-King promises GBV protesters a reply within 7 days

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Stock Exchange CEO Nicky Newton-King

SANDTON – Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) CEO Nicky Newton-King received the memorandum and promised that there would be a reply within seven days.Newton-King received their memorandum outside the stock exchange earlier on Friday.Protesters gathered in Sandton from 3 am on Friday demanding that business take their plight seriously.

One of the demands at the protest was an immediate financial commitment to help fight gender-based crimes.Newtown-King promised to respond in seven days but this did not go down well with the crowd.The JSE CEO promised the memorandum would be taken to JSE-listed companies for discussions.Meanwhile, the protest continues with activists standing firm on their demands.

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