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Rand weaker in wake of disappointing trade data

7 minute(s) ago

Local currency softer after succumbing to ‘terrible trade account figure’, but analysts say there is chance unit may show some recovery later in session

Markets

Gold struggles near nine-month low

OUT OF STEAM: Gold is off to its best start in six years but prices are expected to fall. Picture: BLOOMBERG
4 minute(s) ago

Metal slips to $1,206.42, looks likely to break below key $1,200 level, as stronger dollar, lack of support from top-buyer China take their toll

Markets

Brent edges up after positive Chinese PMI data

Picture: BLOOMBERG/DANIEL ACKER
5 minute(s) ago

Brent rises above $95 as official Chinese manufacturing purchasing managers index numbers beat market forecasts, offering relief to investors

Markets

Asian shares slip as investors eye protests

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8 minute(s) ago

Equities in Asia slump as continued civil unrest in Hong Kong, downbeat day on Wall Street saps confidence, dollar index close to four-year high

Markets

MARKET WATCH: Widening trade deficit puts more pressure on rand

16 hour(s) ago

Strong dollar and prospect of higher US interest rates have been plaguing rand all month, but new threat in form of wider trade deficit is piling on more pressure

Markets

JSE closes flat as resources pare losses

Picture: JSE
16 hour(s) ago

Local bourse closes flat as resources stage marginal recovery from weaker levels

Markets

Dollar soars, stocks head for worst quarter in two years

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16 hour(s) ago

Dollar surges after data shows inflation in the eurozone barely rose in September, while world markets heads for largest quarterly drop in more than two years

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Investec Wealth and Investment South Africa head Henry Blumenthal and Investec Private Bank South Africa head Ryan Tholet. Picture: SUPPLIED BY INVESTEC
35 day(s) ago

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JSE top Gainers

at 10:10 on 01 Oct 2014
ACE5714.00%
TLM9510.47%
NWL24658.83%
CSP157.14%
ACG7105.97%

JSE top Losers

at 10:10 on 01 Oct 2014
EPS901-11.06%
GIJ37-9.76%
RNG222-7.11%
IAPN15-6.25%
ILE16-5.88%
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Don’t meet time-based profit goals by increasing your position size, writes Michel Pireu

STREET DOGS: On trading — start small

Loose monetary policy has seen global investors gobble up emerging market assets and this has led to a shift in credit ecosystem, writes Gillian Tett

Brace for bumpy ride in emerging markets

Opinion

Acsa could put Eskom on the right path

OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Picture: ACSA

An initial public offering of even a non-controlling share would help to establish its value to its shareholders

Global Indicators

FTSE 100 -0.23%
United Kingdom
Price6607.19
Change-15.53
% down -0.23%
Dow Jones 0.00%
United States
Price17042.90
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
Hang Seng 0.00%
Hong Kong (China)
Price22932.98
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
JSE 0.31%
South Africa
Price49487.50
Change151.19
% up 0.31%
ASX 0.71%
Australia
Price5334.50
Change37.70
% up 0.71%
S & P 500 0.00%
United States
Price1972.290
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
 
All Share 49533.910.40% up
Top 40 44367.600.47% up
Financial 15 14344.010.55% up
Industrial 25 58703.400.57% up
Resource 10 52652.800.18% up
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USD/ZAR 11.34600.59% up
GBP/ZAR 18.38280.55% up
EUR/ZAR 14.28600.30% up
JPY/ZAR 0.10330.46% up
AUD/ZAR 9.86760.04% up
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Gold 1206.1000-0.21% down
Platinum 1279.0000-1.24% down
Silver 17.00940.23% up
Palladium 768.5000-0.07% down
Brent Crude Oil 94.6900.02% up
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  • All Share : 49541.21
    Change: 0.42%
    Top 40 : 44363.22
    Change: 0.46%
    Financial 15 : 14343.25
    Change: 0.55%
    Industrial 25 : 58703.07
    Change: 0.57%
    Resource 10 : 52618.42
    Change: 0.12%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6601.84
    Change: -0.32%
    Dow Jones : 17042.90
    Change: 0.00%
    Hang Seng : 22932.98
    Change: 0.00%
    ASX : 5334.50
    Change: 0.71%
    S&P 500 : 1972.290
    Change: 0.00%
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  • ZAR/USD : 11.3515
    Change: 0.64%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.3866
    Change: 0.57%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.2893
    Change: 0.32%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1034
    Change: 0.48%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.8710
    Change: 0.07%
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  • Gold : 1206.0750
    Change: -0.21%
    Platinum : 1278.5000
    Change: -1.27%
    Silver : 17.0250
    Change: 0.32%
    Palladium : 768.5000
    Change: -0.07%
    Brent Crude Oil : 94.770
    Change: 0.11%
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