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JSE closes 1.02% in the red as global factors hold sway

Local equities market closes weaker as profit-taking among banks and financials gain momentum and gold and resources fail to lift market

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Rand underperforms EM peers as local factors weigh

Local currency weaker against dollar, despite other emerging currencies finding support following report showing US economy contracted in first quarter

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Bonds unchanged on weak US GDP numbers

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Local bonds unchanged in late afternoon trade on Friday after weak US GDP numbers fail to strengthen the rand meaningfully

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Chinese stocks extend sell-off

Equities in China continue their plunge as traders react to tighter margin trading requirements, while dollar takes breather from sharp run up this week

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Oil gains as US stocks fall for fourth week in a row

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Brent climbs to $63.05 after data show US inventories fell for fourth consecutive week, although prices are set for weekly drop on stronger dollar

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Gold remains above two-and-a-half-week low

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Bullion little changed at $1,188.35 as dollar gives back some recent gains, but metal is still headed for second consecutive weekly decline

Opinion & Analysis

Chinese currency may set off asset upheaval

REFORMS: An employee counts Chinese 100 yuan notes at a branch of Bank of Communications in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Picture: REUTERS

Further renminbi appreciation would complicate Beijing’s efforts to prevent an unduly sharp slowdown this year, writes David Marsh

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WATCH: Stock Watch pick — Adcorp and Life Healthcare

Independent analyst Ian Cruickshanks chose Adcorp (ADR)  R32.36 UP 1.13% for a fixed deposit for 3-6 month period and Farai Mapfinya from JM Busha Asset Managers chose Life Healthcare (LHC) / R37.00 / UP 2.92%

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WATCH: Daily stock pick — Vodacom

Mohammed Nalla from Nedbank Capital takes BDTV's Alishia Seckam through his stock pick of the day: Vodacom - VOD / R136.25 / UP 1.98%

Economy

Grain SA revises downwards maize import volumes

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Grain SA revises downwards the maize volumes that SA will have to import this year as reports emerge that local production will be higher than earlier estimated

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TALKING TECHNICALS: Rand is on a one-way trip

The dollar and the pound have strengthened and local factors count too

We don’t need another panic about the rand depreciating because someone is manipulating it, writes Hilary Joffe

We don’t need another populist panic about the rand

Watch every show, consult the oracles, read voraciously: but the truth is there’s no knowing what the future has in store, writes Michel Pireu

The trader’s mind never sleeps

JSE top Gainers

at 22:17 on 29 May 2015
GGM170112.50%
CMO1330.00%
CRD30025.00%
ZCI45525.00%
ADW620.00%

JSE top Losers

at 22:17 on 29 May 2015
BEG2-33.33%
NUT3-25.00%
RBA68-15.00%
SYC2750-14.06%
CRG1700-10.43%
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Participants have chance to assess their trading strategies on wide range of financial instruments, including shares, contracts for differences

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Companies

COMPANY COMMENT: Nampak; Rhodes Food

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Results focus on Nampak's operations while Rhodes Food Group’s attractive interim results must been considered in the context of higher interest payments

Asia-Pacific

IMF calls for ‘floating yuan’ in three years

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International Monetary Fund declares yuan no longer undervalued, but urges reforms

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WATCH: The Bond Report — GDP and unemployment rate

Alishia Seckam speaks to Malcolm Charles from Investec Asset Management about the country’s growth and employment data and how that affected bond yields


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Opinion

Oddities of foreign exchange probe

The commission is a soft touch and restricted in what fines it can apply

Global Indicators

FTSE 100 -0.80%
United Kingdom
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Change-56.49
% down -0.80%
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% down -0.64%
JSE -1.02%
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