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MARKET WATCH: Widening trade deficit puts more pressure on rand

12 minute(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

Larger trade deficit sends rand sharply weaker

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1 hour(s) ago

Local currency weakens sharply in late afternoon on Tuesday as larger than expected trade deficit and renewed dollar strength knock local currency

Markets

Dollar soars, stocks head for worst quarter in two years

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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

Markets

Gold set for first quarterly loss this year on dollar strength

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9 minute(s) ago

Gold falls to nine-month low as dollar climbs, with the metal set to post its sharpest monthly loss since June 2013

Markets

JSE slightly lower as protests continue in Hong Kong

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4 hour(s) ago

Local bourse is marginally weaker at midday on Tuesday as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong keep investors on edge

Markets

Oil steadies, supported by US, Chinese data

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5 hour(s) ago

Brent steadies above $97 a barrel, supported by US, Chinese economic data, but is still set for deepest quarterly drop in more than two years because of strong supply

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35 day(s) ago

Financial services company pioneers new way of doing business for clients that enables seamless, integrated access to banking, investment services

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at 17:49 on 30 Sep 2014
ACG67025.23%
MRI80.05%
EHS49717.77%
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JSE top Losers

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SAH7-69.57%
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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

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USD/ZAR 11.30610.34% up
GBP/ZAR 18.33110.20% up
EUR/ZAR 14.2616-0.24% down
JPY/ZAR 0.10300.07% up
AUD/ZAR 9.88120.62% up
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