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Rand firmer as expectation of ECB stimulus supports

Picture: GALLO IMAGES/FOTO24/LOANNA HOFFMAN
10 hour(s) ago

Analysts believe there is further potential to gain ground as talk of additional monetary stimulus from the ECB intensifies

Markets

Brent rises near $103, EIA shows fall in US oil stocks

Picture: REUTERS
11 hour(s) ago

Brent crude oil rises towards $103 a barrel, recovering from a 14-month low as traders monitor maintenance work in North Sea

Markets

Gold edges higher as dollar retreats, equities steady

Gold is seen stacked in one-kilogram bars at a Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo KK store in Tokyo, Japan.  Picture: BLOOMBERG/KIYOSHI OTA
14 hour(s) ago

Gold prices rise above $1,285/oz, recovering from two-month low in previous week, as stocks take a breather and dollar index retreats from 13-month highs

Markets

ECB speculation weighs on euro, yields but stocks remain buoyant

STRESS TESTS: A euro sign sculpture is seen in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. It is unclear whether the ECB exercise, involving a rigorous review of 131 banks’ assets and liabilities, will be sufficient to get more credit flowing into the ‘real economy’. Picture: MARTIN LEISSL/BLOOMBERG
16 hour(s) ago

Euro extends slide, hitting lowest level in year against dollar as expectation grows European Central Bank will act soon to counter low growth and inflation

Markets Blog

Smuggling thrives in India due to high import duty

Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 day(s) ago

Increasing customs duty has had little effect on import of gold, but has widened black money base, blogs Dave Levenstein

Investec

Investec’s ‘One Place’ strategy pioneers banking and investing beyond borders

Investec Wealth and Investment South Africa head Henry Blumenthal and Investec Private Bank South Africa head Ryan Tholet. Picture: SUPPLIED BY INVESTEC
1 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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JSE top Gainers

at 05:06 on 28 Aug 2014
MMH620.00%
TAW1918.75%
CZA6713.56%
OAO19513.37%
MAS29997.11%

JSE top Losers

at 05:06 on 28 Aug 2014
SAH6-57.14%
ADW6-14.29%
HUG118-12.59%
MRI7-12.50%
RBA7-12.50%
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Opinion

Investing on autopilot: pros and cons

Because SA’s market is so concentrated, investing in a tracker fund means you are in effect taking some active bets

Global Indicators

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United States
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Hang Seng 0.40%
Hong Kong (China)
Price25017.94
Change99.19
% up 0.40%
JSE -0.23%
South Africa
Price51610.42
Change-119.26
% down -0.23%
ASX -0.50%
Australia
Price5620.90
Change-28.00
% down -0.50%
S & P 500 0.01%
United States
Price2000.120
Change0.100
% up 0.01%
 
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USD/ZAR 10.61460.02% up
GBP/ZAR 17.61120.18% up
EUR/ZAR 14.02310.19% up
JPY/ZAR 0.10230.32% up
AUD/ZAR 9.93320.26% up
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Gold 1286.24500.27% up
Platinum 1421.00000.49% up
Silver 19.51000.38% up
Palladium 892.75000.53% up
Brent Crude Oil 102.630-0.09% down
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