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

1 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

JSE steady with little data to move market

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4 hour(s) ago

Local bourse is flat at midday, with trader saying gross domestic product figures did not have much of an effect on market

Markets

Rand ‘holds up well against brisk dollar support’

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4 hour(s) ago

Local currency remains range-bound at midday on Wednesday, with focus shifting to global factors after release of local gross domestic product data

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
4 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
6 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

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5 day(s) ago

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

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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 18:54 on 27 Aug 2014
MMH620.00%
TAW1918.75%
CZA6713.56%
OAO19513.37%
MAS29997.11%

JSE top Losers

at 18:54 on 27 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

FTSE 100 0.12%
United Kingdom
Price6830.66
Change7.90
% up 0.12%
Dow Jones 0.05%
United States
Price17116.07
Change9.37
% up 0.05%
Hang Seng 0.00%
Hong Kong (China)
Price24918.75
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
JSE -0.23%
South Africa
Price51610.42
Change-119.26
% down -0.23%
ASX 0.00%
Australia
Price5648.90
Change0.00
% same 0.00%
S & P 500 -0.04%
United States
Price1999.320
Change-0.700
% down -0.04%
 
All Share 51610.42-0.23% down
Top 40 46351.64-0.27% down
Financial 15 14780.04-0.21% down
Industrial 25 60162.67-0.16% down
Resource 10 57662.15-0.41% down
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FTSE 100 6830.660.12% up
Dow Jones 17114.310.04% up
All Share 51610.42-0.23% down
ASX 5648.900.00% same
S&P 500 1999.490-0.03% down
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USD/ZAR 10.6198-0.53% down
GBP/ZAR 17.6040-0.31% down
EUR/ZAR 14.0073-0.35% down
JPY/ZAR 0.1021-0.41% down
AUD/ZAR 9.9095-0.30% down
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  • All Share : 51610.42
    Change: -0.23%
    Top 40 : 46351.64
    Change: -0.27%
    Financial 15 : 14780.04
    Change: -0.21%
    Industrial 25 : 60162.67
    Change: -0.16%
    Resource 10 : 57662.15
    Change: -0.41%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • FTSE 100 : 6830.66
    Change: 0.12%
    Dow Jones : 17115.24
    Change: 0.05%
    Hang Seng : 24918.75
    Change: 0.00%
    ASX : 5648.90
    Change: 0.00%
    S&P 500 : 1999.460
    Change: -0.03%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • ZAR/USD : 10.6173
    Change: -0.56%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.6002
    Change: -0.34%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.0052
    Change: -0.36%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1021
    Change: -0.43%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.9074
    Change: -0.33%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
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  • Gold : 1282.8900
    Change: 0.18%
    Platinum : 1419.5000
    Change: 0.46%
    Silver : 19.4617
    Change: 0.43%
    Palladium : 893.7500
    Change: 1.45%
    Brent Crude Oil : 102.330
    Change: -0.17%
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