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JSE steady with little data to move market

38 minute(s) ago

Local bourse is flat at midday, with trader saying gross domestic product figures did not have much of an effect on market


Rand ‘holds up well against brisk dollar support’

39 minute(s) ago

Local currency remains range-bound at midday on Wednesday, with focus shifting to global factors after release of local gross domestic product data


Gold edges higher as dollar retreats, equities steady

Gold is seen stacked in one-kilogram bars at a Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo KK store in Tokyo, Japan.  Picture: BLOOMBERG/KIYOSHI OTA
42 minute(s) ago

Gold prices rise above $1,285/oz, recovering from two-month low in previous week, as stocks take a breather and dollar index retreats from 13-month highs


Oil rebounds from lows on North Sea outage

Picture: REUTERS
2 hour(s) ago

Brent rises towards $103 as traders monitor maintenance work on Buzzard oilfield, although healthy global supply limits gains


ECB speculation weighs on euro, yields but stocks remain buoyant

STRESS TESTS: A euro sign sculpture is seen in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. It is unclear whether the ECB exercise, involving a rigorous review of 131 banks’ assets and liabilities, will be sufficient to get more credit flowing into the ‘real economy’. Picture: MARTIN LEISSL/BLOOMBERG
2 hour(s) ago

Euro extends slide, hitting lowest level in year against dollar as expectation grows European Central Bank will act soon to counter low growth and inflation

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Smuggling thrives in India due to high import duty

5 day(s) ago

Increasing customs duty has had little effect on import of gold, but has widened black money base, blogs Dave Levenstein


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Investec Wealth and Investment South Africa head Henry Blumenthal and Investec Private Bank South Africa head Ryan Tholet. Picture: SUPPLIED BY INVESTEC
23 hour(s) ago

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Global Indicators

FTSE 100 0.06%
United Kingdom
% up 0.06%
Dow Jones 0.00%
United States
% same 0.00%
Hang Seng -0.63%
Hong Kong (China)
% down -0.63%
JSE -0.11%
South Africa
% down -0.11%
ASX 0.26%
% up 0.26%
S & P 500 0.00%
United States
% same 0.00%
All Share 51647.39-0.16% down
Top 40 46389.66-0.19% down
Financial 15 14809.41-0.02% down
Industrial 25 60125.40-0.22% down
Resource 10 57827.77-0.13% down
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All data is delayed by 15 min.
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USD/ZAR 10.6437-0.31% down
GBP/ZAR 17.65980.00% same
EUR/ZAR 14.0288-0.19% down
JPY/ZAR 0.1025-0.05% down
AUD/ZAR 9.94560.06% up
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Gold 1285.46000.38% up
Platinum 1422.00000.64% up
Silver 19.46050.43% up
Palladium 887.50000.74% up
Brent Crude Oil 102.7700.26% up
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  • All Share : 51646.18
    Change: -0.16%
    Top 40 : 46387.26
    Change: -0.20%
    Financial 15 : 14809.89
    Change: -0.01%
    Industrial 25 : 60124.91
    Change: -0.22%
    Resource 10 : 57821.73
    Change: -0.14%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6826.22
    Change: 0.05%
    Dow Jones : 17106.70
    Change: 0.00%
    Hang Seng : 24917.57
    Change: -0.63%
    ASX : 5648.90
    Change: 0.26%
    S&P 500 : 2000.020
    Change: 0.00%
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  • ZAR/USD : 10.6426
    Change: -0.32%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.6567
    Change: -0.02%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.0281
    Change: -0.20%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1025
    Change: -0.04%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.9476
    Change: 0.08%
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  • Gold : 1285.2750
    Change: 0.36%
    Platinum : 1421.0000
    Change: 0.57%
    Silver : 19.4400
    Change: 0.32%
    Palladium : 887.5000
    Change: 0.74%
    Brent Crude Oil : 102.760
    Change: 0.25%
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