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JSE hits fresh high for the third day in a row

SA equity market closes at fresh high for third consecutive day as bargain buyers plough into resource stocks

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Rand rebounds from earlier lows as dollar retreats

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Disappointing US durable goods data lifts volatile rand from earlier lows against the dollar

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Equities hit all-time high, Nasdaq to extend record

An electronic board shows the closing numbers for the Nasdaq Composite Index at the Nasdaq in New York on Thursday.  Picture: REUTERS

Equities across the globe ride to all-time highs, with positive corporate earnings and record peak for Nasdaq Composite stoking investor optimism

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Brent oil edges up, set for third straight weekly gain

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Brent crude oil edged up on Friday as air strikes in Yemen stoked concerns over the security of Middle East Oil shipments.

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Gold retreats as global equities hit record high

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Gold dips, looks set for third weekly loss as strength in equities, which offset falling dollar, and uncertainty over timing of US rate rise peg prices in narrow range

Europe

Swiss losing fight to restrain franc

A Credit Suisse cash services sign placed at a cafe outside a Credit Suisse bank branch in Zurich, Switzerland. Picture: BLOOMBERG

Franc has still gained the most among its G-10 peers this year despite barrage of Swiss National Bank moves

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WATCH: Stock Watch — Market activity

BDTV's Giulietta Talevi and her guests review the day’s market activity and pin point the day’s top performing stocks

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WATCH: Daily stock pick — CSG

Amelia Morgenrood from PSG Silver Lakes takes Stephen Gunnion through her stock pick of the day: CSG 175 +9.09%

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WATCH: Stock Watch pick — Pioneer and Richemont

Sasfin Securities’ David Shapiro chooses Pioneer as his stock pick of the day and Wayne McCurrie from Momentum Wealth Portfolio Management chooses Richemont

Asia-Pacific

Billiton delays Australia port plan over ore prices

BHP Billiton CE Andrew Mackenzie says its focus in iron ore remains on producing at the lowest possible cost. File picture: BLOOMBERG/FCARTER SMITH

While BHP’s pullback is small compared with overall seaborne iron-ore trade of about 1.3-billion tonnes, it is significant given BHP’s position as an efficient producer

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Oil firms face further cuts as low prices linger

Oil majors may need deeper cuts to oil, gas exploration and production spending as they grapple with extended period of low crude prices

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

For those who think the stock market is game, here are a few rules, Michel Pireu quotes from James Altucher

STREET DOGS: How to win

JSE top Gainers

at 08:30 on 25 Apr 2015
ERN635098.00%
MRI716.67%
BSS5816.00%
OAO8911.25%
KIO1600010.90%

JSE top Losers

at 08:30 on 25 Apr 2015
ADW7-12.50%
TAW8-11.11%
EFG470-9.62%
MAS3001-9.06%
RSG128-7.91%
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Bonds barely changed in quiet trade

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Local government-backed securities steady in thin trade at midday on Friday as many market participants take leave ahead of shorted week

Americas

NEWS ANALYSIS: Arrested trader may be linked to $1-trillion ‘flash crash’ of US markets

Photographers try to take pictures through a window  of the prison van believed to be transporting Navinder Singh Sarao as it leaves Westminster Magistrate's court in London, the UK, on Wednesday. Picture: EPA/WILL OLIVER

The five years it took authorities to arrest Navinder Sarao signal the complexities and perils of policing self-regulating trading platforms

Opinion

LETTER FROM WASHINGTON: For China, the prize in Africa is its markets

‘The Chinese are strikingly neocolonial about wanting to command the economic heights’ in African countries


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United Kingdom
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JSE 0.92%
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  • All Share : 55188.337
    Change: 0.92%
    Top 40 : 48965.3579
    Change: 1.15%
    Financial 15 : 17911.3643
    Change: 0.09%
    Industrial 25 : 69888.1585
    Change: 0.96%
    Resource 10 : 44222.0114
    Change: 2.69%
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    Change: 0.00%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 18058.69
    Change: 0.00%
    All Share : 55188.337
    Change: 0.92%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 1250
    Change: 756.16%
    S&P 500 index : 2112.93
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  • ZAR/USD : 12.1222
    Change: -0.24%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.3453
    Change: -0.03%
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    Change: -0.01%
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