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European stimulus talk gives JSE boost in relief rally

Indications of possible further stimulus measures in eurozone spur JSE higher on Thursday in second day of relief rally after losses recorded in August

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Rand closing in on record weakest level

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Local currency is weaker on Thursday afternoon, as euro softens against dollar, heading towards what could be its worst level on record

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Bonds follow rand weaker after ECB statement

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SA bonds continue weaker late on Thursday, taking their cue from rand, which drops due to broad-based dollar strength after release of US data, ECB statement

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Stocks rally after Draghi comments, euro falls

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Euro falls on darkening eurozone outlook, while global markets rally as European Central Bank chief pledges to beef up or prolong bank’s economic stimulus if necessary

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Oil prices rally with equities, overriding inventory rise

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Oil prices rise as an equity market rally offset a surprise increase in US oil inventory levels and a firm dollar

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Gold slips on dollar after ECB comments

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Gold falls 1% as dollar jumps versus euro after European Central Bank cuts inflation forecasts

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MARKET WATCH: Top platinum miners struggle with dividend payments

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Investors with shares in platinum companies on JSE could be forgiven for jumping ship in recent months, as heavy hitters fail to pay dividend over past few years

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Market shocks not over, African nations warned

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African Development Bank’s new president says African nations should set up more sovereign wealth funds to help withstand the next downturn

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GLOBAL ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: China fears linger as focus on Fed sharpens

A clerk counts Chinese 100 yuan banknotes at a branch of China Construction Bank in Hai'an, Jiangsu province in this June 10 2014 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS

Fears of China’s health remains under spotlight, along with question of whether the Fed will raise interest rates in September

An electronic board displaying the Tokyo stock index at a securities office in Tokyo, Japan, yesterday. Shares across the globe rallied after Monday’s multiyear lows. Tokyo’s Nikkei ended up 1.1%, adding to the previous day’s 3.2% gain, on more optimistic views on the global economy Picture: EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA

Look east for the dip in oil prices

Iran vows to double exports once sanctions lifted, writes Anatole Kaletsky

The sooner you clean up your financial act, the better, writes Michel Pireu

STREET DOGS: You’ve been warned

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What are we meant to do amid all of this turmoil? Stand still — don’t be moved by these gusts of wind blowing nowhere, writes Mark Barnes

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ECS1918.75%
MRI814.29%
MNK107010.31%
AMS351009.28%
WEZ609.09%

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RTO900-28.29%
BDM25-16.67%
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China punishes 197 people for market ‘rumours’

China Man Group’s country chair Li Yifei was understood to be assisting police with inquiries as authorities clamped down on the spreading of rumours about the stock market. Picture: BLOOMBERG

Head of hedge fund manager at Man Group’s China business detained amid crackdown on reporting during recent market volatility

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Remaining focused is key until market volatility ends

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Market churn not new to the market, and investors need to stay focused, says fund manager

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Did the rand really reach R14 to the dollar?

Anomalous trade went through in Tokyo early on Monday morning, triggering stop-losses that tried to buy rand at that level, which sent it back to about R13.31/$

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Wild week for markets set to end quietly

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Lingering worries over Chinese economic growth and Federal Reserve’s plans to raise interest rates weighs on stocks, but oil rebounds on a strengthening US economy


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  • All Share : 50411.086
    Change: 2.40%
    Top 40 : 44838.964
    Change: 2.61%
    Financial 15 : 16278.8248
    Change: 1.18%
    Industrial 25 : 65054.1421
    Change: 2.44%
    Resource 10 : 36421.999
    Change: 5.46%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6083.31
    Change: 0.00%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 16351.38
    Change: 0.00%
    All Share : 50411.086
    Change: 2.40%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 0
    Change: 0.00%
    S&P 500 index : 1948.86
    Change: 0.00%
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  • ZAR/USD : 13.5699
    Change: -0.11%
    ZAR/GBP : 20.6592
    Change: -0.04%
    ZAR/EUR : 15.0873
    Change: 0.02%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1125
    Change: 0.00%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.5148
    Change: -0.10%
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  • N/A : 1125.26
    Change: 0.00%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1006.75
    Change: 0.00%
    Silver US$/oz : 14.71
    Change: 0.00%
    Palladium US$/oz : 574.5
    Change: 0.00%
    Brent Crude : 50.68
    Change: 0.00%
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