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Rand bounces off three-week lows ahead of US jobs data

36 minute(s) ago

Local currency pares some of its weekly losses to dollar in mid-morning session on Friday as focus shifts to US nonfarm payrolls later in afternoon

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JSE weaker ahead of US employment report

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2 hour(s) ago

Local bourse softer on Friday morning on profit-taking after recent gains, investors await release of US nonfarm payrolls data for February

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Gold heads for fifth weekly decline in six

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4 hour(s) ago

Metal holds below $1,200, with dollar near 11-year highs on expectation of strong US nonfarm payrolls data, interest rate hike

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Dollar revs up for jobs data, euro bonds rally on ECB

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54 minute(s) ago

Dollar hits new 11-year high against major currencies as investors bet monthly US jobs report will add to chance of rate hikes, even as ECB embarks on stimulus

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Concern about Middle East supply lifts oil

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4 hour(s) ago

Brent rises to $61.01 amid geopolitical tension in Libya, Iraq, while traders eye US rig counts, outcome of Iran nuclear talks for further trading cues

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STOCKWATCH: Capitec cashes in on African Bank’s misfortunes

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1 day(s) ago

Despite drifting lower on Wednesday, tightly held Capitec shares have surprised analysts over past six months with sharp upward trend, outperforming all bigger banks over period

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EDITORIAL: Investors daunted by BEE confusion

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Issue is another on a growing list of uncertainties that are making investing in SA unattractive


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