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JSE gains more than 1% after Asian markets continue to rally

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JSE closes firmer on Friday, taking cue from Asian markets which rally after overnight surge on Wall Street due to stronger than expected US growth figures

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Rand weaker but off its lows of the week

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2 hour(s) ago

Rand weaker against dollar late on Friday, but off its weakest levels reached earlier this week after major market routs

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Wild week for markets set to end quietly

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33 minute(s) ago

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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Bonds remain weaker on softer rand

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2 hour(s) ago

SA bonds are softer in afternoon trade on Friday, following weaker rand, with bonds likely to continue taking direction from commodity prices, Chinese headlines

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Oil steadies after strong gains as equities rally

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34 minute(s) ago

Oil prices steady after bouncing back from from six-and-a-half-year lows on recovering equities markets, strong US economic growth and news of low crude supplies from Nigeria

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Gold prices down 2.7% for the week

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34 minute(s) ago

Gold edges up but is still on track to post its biggest weekly drop as dollar steadies and US economic data supports case for a near-term increase in interest rates

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Markets rebound as Fed official marks down case for US rate hike

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
12 hour(s) ago

Strong US economic data and Fed policy maker's hint at interest rate delay fuels global stock rally

Asia-Pacific

China stock market woes threaten growth of global car manufacturers

A BMW M235i on display during the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai in April. German car maker BMW has said weaker demand from China could weigh on its full-year earnings. Picture: AFP PHOTO/WANG ZHAO
12 hour(s) ago

Dealers report lost sales from the stock tumult and car makers brace for more pain as buyers’ cash dwindles

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Stocks fly after US data, Fed official cools on rate hike

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23 hour(s) ago

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded sharply after strong US economic data and hints from a US Federal Reserve policymaker that a September interest rate hike was unlikely

Asia-Pacific

NEWS ANALYSIS: Interest rate cuts will not cure China’s economic ill health

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1 day(s) ago

Increasing anxiety about weakness in China’s economy has sent financial markets into a tailspin and raised questions about the grip its Communist Party rulers have on policy

Economy

Treasury reforms to tackle problems in retirement industry

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1 day(s) ago

Treasury determined to tackle high charges and poor governance that characterise local retirement industry

US dollar, euro and Swiss franc banknotes are displayed in a bank in Budapest, Hungary. Picture: REUTERS

Easy money talk a brake on euro, yen

The possibility of further quantitative easing in Europe and Japan has returned to investors’ radar screens, reining in rallies in the euro and yen

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STREET DOGS: The QI Book of the Dead

Central bank may put in quiet buy orders overnight to prevent R14/$ bid turning into a downward spiral, writes Hilary Joffe

Reserves-lean Reserve Bank’s subtle currency move

JSE top Gainers

at 19:03 on 28 Aug 2015
OAS181012828.57%
FDP1926.67%
JBL7118.33%
EPS130018.18%
SVB19917.06%

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BEG2-33.33%
BDM30-21.05%
ART402-8.43%
HPA1250-6.02%
MIX313-5.15%
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Did the rand really reach R14 to the dollar?

2 day(s) ago

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/$

Companies

COMPANY COMMENT: Imperial; Super Group

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1 day(s) ago

Imperial looks strong despite weak rand while African Logistics may be an impediment to Super Group’s growth

Europe

EU stainless steel duties do little for embattled mills

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1 day(s) ago

European Union’s steel mills continue to battle stubbornly poor demand and a China-led growth slowdown

Financial Services

Hedge funds preserve of the elite despite efforts

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3 day(s) ago

High-performing asset class remains out of reach despite new Financial Services Board rules


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Opinion

Why China’s forlorn bubble bet should worry us all

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, on Wednesday. Picture: REUTERS/ALY SONG

Mr Market right to be anxious about the inability of Chinese authorities to deal with the scale of the task confronting them

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