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JSE closes lower despite rebound in mining shares

Local bourse closes lower on Tuesday despite platinum shares rocketing on day as overall market is dragged down by industrials, financials

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Rand gains after dollar weakens on widening US trade deficit

Local currency is firmer late on Tuesday, capitalising on weaker dollar, which fell after figures revealed US trade deficit widened to worst level since 2008

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Gold up as dollar pauses; focus on US jobs data

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Gold up 1% as dollar pauses and global shares fall ahead of US nonfarm payroll data

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Oil hits 2015 highs as Libya output slows, Saudis raise prices

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Global oil prices hit their highest for the year after a disruption in Libyan crude exports, higher selling prices for Saudi oil and a weak dollar

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Bonds follow rand firmer after US trade deficit disappoints

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Bonds are slightly firmer late on Tuesday, reflecting stronger rand that broke through R12/$ level in afternoon trade due to softer dollar against other currencies

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European markets buck Chinese concerns

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European markets open firmer after extended weekend break, bucking fears of slowing demand from China and despite debt stand-off fears depressing Greek stocks

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WATCH: Daily stock pick — BMW and Remgro

Trofin’s Claudius Rostoll chose BMW / 106,75/ +0.61% as his stock pick of the day and Guy Algeo from Imara SP Reid chose REMGRO/ 21600/ -0.74%

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WATCH: Stock Watch pick — Imara SP Reid, part 1

BDTV's Giulietta Talevi and her guests look at the day’s top performers and take stock-related questions.

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WATCH: Stock Watch pick — Imara SP Reid, part 2

BDTV's Giulietta Talevi and her guests look at the day’s top performers and take stock-related questions.

Cranes unload iron ore from a ship at a port in Rizhao, Shandong province, China.  Picture: REUTERS

Iron-ore rally ‘in hands of big miners’

Iron ore entered a bull market on Friday, rising more than 20% from its closing low, on BHP Billiton’s plans to slow expansion in Australia and the closure of some smaller mines

An investor’s reaction to geopolitical events constitutes the biggest threat, not the events themselves, writes Michel Pireu

Beware investor in the mirror

Fall of SA's second-largest steel maker shows incoherent government policies as much as the plight of the global steel industry, writes Hilary Joffe

Little help from government as steel industry slides

JSE top Gainers

at 03:22 on 06 May 2015
BEG350.00%
GGM7037.25%
CMO1025.00%
PSV2623.81%
ADW814.29%

JSE top Losers

at 03:22 on 06 May 2015
ELI99-16.81%
WEA7-12.50%
SNU18-10.00%
SCL25-7.41%
BDM50-7.41%
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WATCH: Market Pick - Datacentrix

Caroline Cremen from Standard Stockbroking takes BDTV's Giulietta Talevi through her stock pick of the day

Opinion

STREET DOGS: A guide to good fortune

Michel Pireu: A useful guide to wealth management can be found under Manufactured Luck: Ten Commandments


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STREET DOGS: It’s never too late

The power of self-perception and self-talk and its affect on one’s life cannot be understated

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  • All Share : 54574.9908
    Change: -0.12%
    Top 40 : 48312.4115
    Change: -0.27%
    Financial 15 : 17594.5433
    Change: -0.14%
    Industrial 25 : 68024.5342
    Change: -0.71%
    Resource 10 : 46140.4631
    Change: 1.36%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6985.95
    Change: 0.00%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 18070.4
    Change: 0.00%
    All Share : 54574.9908
    Change: -0.12%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 1250
    Change: 756.16%
    S&P 500 index : 2114.49
    Change: 0.00%
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  • ZAR/USD : 11.9804
    Change: 0.01%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.1377
    Change: -0.03%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.3919
    Change: -0.04%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0994
    Change: -0.10%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.5057
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  • N/A : 1193.58
    Change: 0.00%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1146.63
    Change: 0.00%
    Silver US$/oz : 16.57
    Change: 0.00%
    Palladium US$/oz : 791.9
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    Brent Crude : 67.64
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