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MARKET WATCH: Widening trade deficit puts more pressure on rand

2 hour(s) ago

Strong dollar and prospect of higher US interest rates have been plaguing rand all month, but new threat in form of wider trade deficit is piling on more pressure

Markets

Larger trade deficit sends rand sharply weaker

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3 hour(s) ago

Local currency weakens sharply in late afternoon on Tuesday as larger than expected trade deficit and renewed dollar strength knock local currency

Markets

JSE closes flat as resources pare losses

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1 hour(s) ago

Local bourse closes flat as resources stage marginal recovery from weaker levels

Markets

Dollar soars, stocks head for worst quarter in two years

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2 hour(s) ago

Dollar surges after data shows inflation in the eurozone barely rose in September, while world markets heads for largest quarterly drop in more than two years

Markets

Brent, US oil continue steep decline

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1 hour(s) ago

Brent oil slips below $97 a barrel, hit by dollar strength and ample supply, and US crude falls as both benchmarks head for deepest quarterly drop in more than two years

Markets

Gold set for first quarterly loss this year on dollar strength

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2 hour(s) ago

Gold falls to nine-month low as dollar climbs, with the metal set to post its sharpest monthly loss since June 2013

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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
35 day(s) ago

Financial services company pioneers new way of doing business for clients that enables seamless, integrated access to banking, investment services

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JSE top Gainers

at 19:50 on 30 Sep 2014
ACG67025.23%
MRI80.05%
EHS49717.77%
FSE716.67%
CCL69916.31%

JSE top Losers

at 19:50 on 30 Sep 2014
SAH7-69.57%
RTN540-55.00%
IAPN16-46.67%
TAW12-42.86%
GIJ41-24.07%
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Don’t meet time-based profit goals by increasing your position size, writes Michel Pireu

STREET DOGS: On trading — start small

Loose monetary policy has seen global investors gobble up emerging market assets and this has led to a shift in credit ecosystem, writes Gillian Tett

Brace for bumpy ride in emerging markets

Opinion

Acsa could put Eskom on the right path

OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Picture: ACSA

An initial public offering of even a non-controlling share would help to establish its value to its shareholders

Global Indicators

FTSE 100 -0.36%
United Kingdom
Price6622.72
Change-23.88
% down -0.36%
Dow Jones 0.01%
United States
Price17073.34
Change2.12
% up 0.01%
Hang Seng 0.00%
Hong Kong (China)
Price22932.98
Change-0.00
% same 0.00%
JSE -0.07%
South Africa
Price49336.31
Change-34.81
% down -0.07%
ASX 0.00%
Australia
Price5296.80
Change0.00
% same 0.00%
S & P 500 -0.07%
United States
Price1976.330
Change-1.470
% down -0.07%
 
All Share 49336.31-0.07% down
Top 40 44160.31-0.11% down
Financial 15 14265.27-0.14% down
Industrial 25 58371.61-0.12% down
Resource 10 52556.79-0.05% down
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FTSE 100 6622.72-0.36% down
Dow Jones 17061.55-0.06% down
All Share 49336.31-0.07% down
ASX 5296.800.00% same
S&P 500 1976.790-0.05% down
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USD/ZAR 11.29050.21% up
GBP/ZAR 18.31030.08% up
EUR/ZAR 14.2603-0.25% down
JPY/ZAR 0.10300.01% up
AUD/ZAR 9.87020.50% up
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Gold 1211.1750-0.34% down
Platinum 1303.00000.08% up
Silver 17.0900-2.20% down
Palladium 772.5000-1.59% down
Brent Crude Oil 94.660-2.61% down
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  • All Share : 49336.31
    Change: -0.07%
    Top 40 : 44160.31
    Change: -0.11%
    Financial 15 : 14265.27
    Change: -0.14%
    Industrial 25 : 58371.61
    Change: -0.12%
    Resource 10 : 52556.79
    Change: -0.05%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • FTSE 100 : 6622.72
    Change: -0.36%
    Dow Jones : 17071.59
    Change: 0.00%
    Hang Seng : 22932.98
    Change: 0.00%
    ASX : 5296.80
    Change: 0.00%
    S&P 500 : 1976.560
    Change: -0.06%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • ZAR/USD : 11.2893
    Change: 0.19%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.3007
    Change: 0.03%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.2569
    Change: -0.27%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1031
    Change: 0.11%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.8679
    Change: 0.48%
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  • Gold : 1210.6700
    Change: -0.38%
    Platinum : 1302.0000
    Change: 0.00%
    Silver : 17.0955
    Change: -2.17%
    Palladium : 772.5000
    Change: -1.59%
    Brent Crude Oil : 94.710
    Change: -2.56%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
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