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JSE closes firmer as weak rand boosts rand-hedge stocks

JSE closes firmer in relief rally by rand-hedge and resource stocks, as market shrugs off weaker Chinese markets and mixed European bourses

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US rate hike fears knocks rand to near 14-year low

Rand slides to weakest level against dollar since December 2001 amid mounting fears of hike in US interest rates

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US rate hike prospects lift dollar

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Dollar trades at one-week highs as US gross GDP data encourages bets that policymakers will start hiking US interest rates as soon as September

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Bonds strong despite substantially weaker rand

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South African bonds little changed late on Thursday despite rand losing about 20c against greenback in wake of mildly hawkish stance of US Federal Reserve

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Gold falls 1% as dollar rises on Fed rate expectations

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Gold trades close to five-and-a-half-year low hit last week, as dollar jumps after US Federal Reserve leaves door open for rate rise in September, ahead of US GDP data

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Oil steady as strong dollar balances US stocks draw

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Oil prices steady after larger than expected draw in US crude, petrol stocks is balanced by firmer dollar, making fuel more expensive for holders of other currencies

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Gold is out of fashion, like flared pants

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It has lost its attraction as a commodity and an alternative to currencies, writes Debarati Roy

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Gold Fields bond yields up as South Deep burns more cash

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Bond market takes note of Gold Fields’ ‘perfect storm’: low gold price, South Deep’s cash burn and production delays

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Federal Reserve holds key US rate unchanged

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Fed makes clear employment reports and other data updates will influence September meeting

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COMPANY COMMENT: Anglo American; Sacoven

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Anglo asset sale plan mirrors BHP strategy while Sacoven needs deals to counter a R8.8m fee outflow in the offing

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Chinese steel exports disrupt markets

A stainless steel product line is seen at a factory of Baosteel Group Corp., China's biggest steel maker, in Shanghai in this July 6 2010 file photo.  Picture: REUTERS

Analysts and competitors rail against ‘extraordinary levels’ of steel exports from China

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It pays to pick more good apples

Smart beta tools allow investors to rule out lemons, writes Nuriel Roubini

That Nikkei is both a newspaper group and stock market index provides no surprises considering market indices invented by two newspapermen, writes ...

Link between stock market indices and newspapers nothing new

Hilary Joffe: Does the Reserve Bank feel it needs to work particularly hard to ensure it is seen as credible and consistent given the current ...

Finding credibility in an inconsistent environment

JSE top Gainers

at 01:01 on 31 Jul 2015
DRN3616.13%
BDM3911.43%
ITE11687.45%
HUG3757.14%
TOR4896.30%

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ATL45-25.00%
IPS37-24.49%
WEA11-15.38%
TAW6-14.29%
MRI6-14.29%
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Chinese jewellers’ woes bode ill for gold

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Global demand for gold coins and bars fell 12% in the second quarter

Asia-Pacific

Fortescue chief doubts commodity forecasts

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

Fortescue Metals chairman Andrew Forrest blunt in his analysis: commodity forecasts are unreliable

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Takeovers boost European stocks

Luxury goods maker Gucci's  sales grew for the first time in almost two years. Picture: REUTERS/EDGAR SU

Deal plans in Europe’s pharmaceutical, utility and insurance industries help revive investor confidence after a rout in Chinese markets

Markets

Chinese slump could halt Fed hike

People visit the China Shipbuilding Corporation booth during an expo in Beijing last week. Falling profits in China’s industrial sector sparked a fresh slide in Chinese shares on Monday. Picture: AFP PHOTO/WANG ZHAO

Any further deterioration in the financial markets that could be triggered by China would push back a rate hike, says analyst


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