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JSE closes 0.97% lower on US profit-taking and eurozone Greek exit fears

The JSE’S record run over the past few days comes to an end as weaker US and European markets affect sentiment negatively and profit-taking dominates trade

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Rand slips after mixed US inflation figures

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Rand weakens in late afternoon trade after mixed US inflation figures renew speculation of a timely rise in US interest rates, supporting demand for the dollar

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Gold rises above $1,200 on uncertainty over US rate hike

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Gold edges higher but stays on track for second straight weekly drop as run of downbeat US data fuel uncertainty over timing of first US Fed rate rise in nearly decade

Asia-Pacific

China’s yuan as rival to US dollar? It’s closer than you think

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Yuan could challenge dollar sooner than consensus believes, and new report from Louis-Vincent Gave of Gavekal Dragonomics helps make the case

Markets

Stocks near record highs despite Greek drama

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Global equities set for third straight weekly gain, hovering near record highs as cheap central bank cash keeps buoying markets and offsets Greek fears

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Oil slips below $64 as ample supplies weigh

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Oil eases as evidence this week of rising crude supplies from Opec members outweighs signs of slowdown in US output and Middle Eastern tensions

Markets

WATCH: Stock Watch — JSE biggest losers and gainers

BDTV's Stephen Gunnion looks at the day’s biggest losers and gainers on the JSE and answers viewer questions with Kent Hauptfleisch of Rezco Asset Management and independent technical analyst Frans de Klerk.

Markets

WATCH: Daily stock pick — BHP Billiton

Nerina Visser from etfSA takes Alishia Seckam through her strategic stock pick of the day: BHP Billiton

Markets

WATCH: Spotlight on Small Caps — Mpact; Cashbuild; PSG

Vunani Securities' analyst Anthony Clark gives the lowdown on whether the three are worth adding to your portfolio

Retail & Consumer

Windhoek approves Clover listing

Clover CE Johann Vorster. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO

Namibia is a key driver of Clover’s strategy to establish distribution centres across neighbouring countries, says CE Johann Vorster

Markets

Resources sector helps lift all share index

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Badly bruised resources sector shows signs of life as recent downtrend in commodity prices abated

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MARKET WATCH: Gold gains as dollar index falls for third consecutive day

Gold lifts past $1,200 technical level again as dollar loses ground against other major currencies for third consecutive day

Five essential requirements for success, from Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund

STREET DOGS: Prerequisites for success

Gavin Keeton

Gavin Keeton: How to increase investment and growth is all laid out clearly in the NDP. When are we going to see action?

Political will needed to entice private investors

JSE top Gainers

at 12:54 on 19 Apr 2015
IDQ71921.66%
TAW716.67%
MRI716.67%
FGL40013.64%
CZA4213.51%

JSE top Losers

at 12:54 on 19 Apr 2015
SMM8-57.89%
ILE11-31.25%
DLI1650-13.16%
VIS28-9.68%
CGN212-7.83%
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Webtrader calls top traders to test their mettle

Participants have chance to assess their trading strategies on wide range of financial instruments, including shares, contracts for differences

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WATCH: Talking Technical

Giulietta Talevi and independent technical analyst Frans de Klerk talk technical share analysis

Markets

WATCH: Stock Watch Pick — Tigerbrands and Satrixres

Kent Hauptfleisch of Rezco Asset Management and independent technical analyst Frans de Klerk choose their stock picks of the day

Opinion

EDITORIAL: The rand’s mixed fortunes

Is the rand weak or strong? That depends. The unit sank to a two-week low against the dollar this week as markets responded to prospect of hikes in US interest rates and weak Chinese trade figures


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Opinion

STREET DOGS: Chinese equities

Chinese stocks have been on an incredible tear, making the heady days of the dot-com bubble look tame by comparison

Global Indicators

FTSE 100 0.00%
United Kingdom
Price7060.45
Change7060.45
% same 0.00%
0.00%
Price18105.77
Change18105.77
% same 0.00%
JSE -0.97%
South Africa
Price53734.0357
Change-528.2385
% down -0.97%
756.16%
Price1250
Change1104
% up 756.16%
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Price2104.99
Change2104.99
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  • All Share : 53734.0357
    Change: -0.97%
    Top 40 : 47491.8711
    Change: -1.07%
    Financial 15 : 17714.9138
    Change: -0.55%
    Industrial 25 : 68254.549
    Change: -1.19%
    Resource 10 : 40963.7701
    Change: -1.11%
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  • FTSE 100 : 7060.45
    Change: 0.00%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 18105.77
    Change: 0.00%
    All Share : 53734.0357
    Change: -0.97%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 1250
    Change: 756.16%
    S&P 500 index : 2104.99
    Change: 0.00%
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  • ZAR/USD : 12.0675
    Change: 0.94%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.0192
    Change: 0.01%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.0357
    Change: 0.06%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.101
    Change: 1.10%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.3809
    Change: 0.00%
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  • N/A : 1199.25
    Change: 0.00%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1159.25
    Change: 0.00%
    Silver US$/oz : 16.31
    Change: 0.00%
    Palladium US$/oz : 780.5
    Change: 0.00%
    Brent Crude : 63.71
    Change: 0.00%
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