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JSE rockets 4.25% on stronger performance from platinum, gold and banks

7 hour(s) ago

JSE recovers strongly on Thursday in the best daily gain since 2010‚ closing 4.25% up on widespread buying led by platinum‚ gold and banking shares

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Rand holds steady against major currencies

Rands. Picture: THINKSTOCK
9 hour(s) ago

Local currency holds its ground against major currencies late on Thursday, although lack of liquidity in market induces minor swings

Markets

Stocks climb on Fed policy signals

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7 hour(s) ago

Global equities markets rally,with Wall Street up more than 1% for a second straight day on what investors viewed as a favorable result from the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting

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Oil pares gains after early jump to $63

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7 hour(s) ago

Brent crude pares early gains to trade back below $62 a barrel, giving up much of a 3% spike in London as traders assess whether a price rout is done

Markets

Gold rises as Fed takes patient stance on rate hike

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7 hour(s) ago

Gold rises after the Federal Reserve says it will take a patient approach towards raising interest rates, boosting stock markets and commodities

Markets

Russia’s rouble firms as oil prices stabilise

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15 hour(s) ago

Russian rouble firms in early trade on Thursday before President Vladimir Putin’s end-of-year news conference, expected to be dominated by the currency’s dramatic decline this year

Markets

Precious metals head lower

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3 day(s) ago

Gold, silver, platinum and palladium all decline — after making gains for the week as a whole last week — ahead of US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting

Investec

UK Private bank account opens doors for ‘global’ citizens

Investec. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
23 day(s) ago

Opening UK bank account can be painful experience for South Africans, but Investec has taken hassle, time wastage out of process

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JSE top Gainers

at 02:27 on 19 Dec 2014
OAON1550.00%
AWT433.33%
CUL24522.50%
RBA1122.22%
EPS141120.29%

JSE top Losers

at 02:27 on 19 Dec 2014
CRD200-48.72%
KBO130-18.24%
ADW7-12.50%
BAU42-12.50%
LAB15-11.76%
All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by INET BFA
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Latest plunge in gold and silver has led to sharp increase in demand by German precious metals investors

Global Indicators

FTSE 100 2.04%
United Kingdom
Price6466.00
Change129.52
% up 2.04%
Dow Jones 0.00%
United States
Price17778.15
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
Hang Seng 0.00%
Hong Kong (China)
Price22832.21
Change-0.00
% same 0.00%
JSE 4.25%
South Africa
Price49290.56
Change2008.08
% up 4.25%
ASX 1.49%
Australia
Price5266.90
Change77.20
% up 1.49%
S & P 500 2.40%
United States
Price2061.230
Change48.340
% up 2.40%
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Grand Parade Grand Parade AGM
  • All Share : 49290.56
    Change: 4.25%
    Top 40 : 43609.90
    Change: 4.79%
    Financial 15 : 15494.28
    Change: 4.65%
    Industrial 25 : 61779.42
    Change: 4.80%
    Resource 10 : 41736.97
    Change: 4.45%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • FTSE 100 : 6466.00
    Change: 2.04%
    Dow Jones : 17778.15
    Change: 0.00%
    Hang Seng : 22832.21
    Change: 0.00%
    ASX : 5264.80
    Change: 1.45%
    S&P 500 : 2061.230
    Change: 2.40%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • ZAR/USD : 11.5610
    Change: 0.09%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.1058
    Change: 0.07%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.1980
    Change: 0.03%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0972
    Change: 0.12%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.4346
    Change: -0.00%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • Gold : 1196.6800
    Change: 0.02%
    Platinum : 1199.2000
    Change: 0.10%
    Silver : 15.8790
    Change: 0.18%
    Palladium : 793.0000
    Change: 0.51%
    Brent Crude Oil : 59.270
    Change: 0.00%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
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