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Global central bankers lift JSE sentiment

SA’s equity market posts strong gains as expectations that global monetary policy will remain accommodative boosts investor tolerance for risk assets

Markets

Rand weakens due to dollar strength

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Local currency is weaker late on Monday due to dollar strength and fear US interest-rate hike may cause ‘panic’ selling in emerging-market investments, currencies

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Stocks gain on merger activity, dollar rises

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Dollar rises and global equity markets surge on merger and acquisition activity among drugmakers on both sides of the Atlantic

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Oil eases as big powers negotiate with Iran

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Oil prices slip as officials from Iran and six world powers discuss a possible deal over Tehran’s nuclear programme

Markets

Gold drops on strong dollar

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Gold falls more than 1% as dollar climbs on increasing prospects that the Federal Reserve may start raising interest rates this year

Business Times

STOCK TALK: Street-savvy managers credited as Capitec shares breach R500

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This makes Capitec the most expensive bank to invest in on the JSE, based on its price-to-earnings ratio of 25.7

Europe

Trading activity boost under QE could aid banks

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Investment banks could reap an earnings reward from a boost in trading activity under the European Central Bank’s trillion-euro quantitative easing programme

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JSE top Gainers

at 00:58 on 31 Mar 2015
TLM145184.31%
NUT350.00%
DRN4136.67%
AHL3020.00%
ADW814.29%

JSE top Losers

at 00:58 on 31 Mar 2015
PSV11-31.25%
AEL1380-11.93%
WKF1600.00%
HIL3300-8.33%
CTK829-7.68%
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Financial Services

Private-equity exits touch a high of $450bn

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Stock-market stability a key driver of growth this year, writes Phakamisa Ndzamela

Opinion

Capital won't necessarily grow better outside JSE

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Some investors seem to be operating under the mistaken belief that their capital would grow more elsewhere


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Opinion

Shared value is the only viable solution

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We are confronted with two seemingly conflicting demands: the insistence on profit on the one hand and the urge for sustainability on the other

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    Change: 1.25%
    Top 40 : 46293.0515
    Change: 1.34%
    Financial 15 : 17233.7501
    Change: 1.19%
    Industrial 25 : 65771.9373
    Change: 1.31%
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