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JSE retreats from record highs but miners surge

SA equity market retreats from record high, weighed down by key industrial players such as British American Tobacco and SABMiller, but miners surge

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Rand firmer as traders bet Fed will delay raising US interest rates

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Dealers interpret weak US data as signal Fed will remain patient for longer period before raising interest rates, with rand at two-week high late on Tuesday

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Oil rallies briefly after Iran seizes cargo

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Oil prices rallied on Tuesday after reports that Iran had seized a cargo vessel, described by Iranian and Saudi media as a US ship, raised geopolitical tenions and concerns about the security of Middle East crude shipments.

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Gold up 1% on soft dollar after US data, eyes on Fed meeting

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Gold rises nearly 1% on Tuesday after disappointing US data dampens expectations the Federal Reserve will hint at an interest rate hike at this week’s policy meeting

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Bonds take cue from stronger rand

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SA bonds follow rand firmer as dollar loses value after disappointing US data raises hopes that US Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low for longer

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Stocks cool ahead of Fed, pound skids on disappointing GDP

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World shares shuffle away from record highs as surging Chinese stocks take breather and investors begin to retreat to sidelines ahead of US Fed’s policy meeting

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WATCH: Daily stock pick — Hulamin

Liston Meintjes from Sasfin Asset Managers talks about his stock pick of the day: Hulamin /693/ -2.39%

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WATCH: The Week That Was April 20-24

A refreshing take on the week’s business and markets news as well as executive comings and goings

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Oil firms face further cuts as low prices linger

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

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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

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

Iron-ore rally ‘in hands of big miners’

Iron ore entered a bull market on Friday, rising more than 20% from its closing low, on BHP Billiton’s plans to slow expansion in Australia and the closure of some smaller mines

Michel Pireu: From an investor’s perspective, markets require uncertainty to function

STREET DOGS: The price of risk

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

JSE top Gainers

at 21:44 on 28 Apr 2015
LAB1880.00%
YRK25314.48%
TAW912.50%
FCR912.50%
ASR119669.63%

JSE top Losers

at 21:44 on 28 Apr 2015
MML68-12.82%
PSV25-10.71%
BSS52-10.34%
BDM50-9.09%
NT115800-8.92%
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Bonds firmer as fear of US rate hike wanes

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Yields on local government-backed securities compress on Tuesday morning ahead of Federal open market committee meeting

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Oil’s 45% rebound could be markets’ next headache

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No fewer than 27 central banks have eased monetary policy to some extent this year in a battle against deflation, slowing growth or both

Opinion

STREET DOGS: The emotional Mr Market

The intelligent investor is not influenced by price action but takes advantage of the market’s swings


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Opinion

STREET DOGS: How to win

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

Global Indicators

FTSE 100 -1.03%
United Kingdom
Price7030.53
Change-73.45
% down -1.03%
0.37%
Price18104.83
Change66.86
% up 0.37%
JSE -0.27%
South Africa
Price55039.29
Change-149.047
% down -0.27%
373.72%
Price5921.5
Change4671.5
% up 373.72%
0.29%
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Change6.16
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British American Tobacco British American Tobacco quarterly update (Q1)
  • All Share : 55039.29
    Change: -0.27%
    Top 40 : 48758.27
    Change: -0.42%
    Financial 15 : 17786.46
    Change: -0.70%
    Industrial 25 : 69374.37
    Change: -0.74%
    Resource 10 : 44921.97
    Change: 1.58%
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  • FTSE 100 : 7030.53
    Change: -1.03%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 18106.43
    Change: 0.38%
    All Share : 55039.29
    Change: -0.27%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 5921.5
    Change: 373.72%
    S&P 500 index : 2114.87
    Change: 0.28%
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  • ZAR/USD : 11.8548
    Change: -1.21%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.1262
    Change: -0.62%
    ZAR/EUR : 12.9953
    Change: -0.46%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0992
    Change: -1.10%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.4967
    Change: 0.85%
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  • N/A : 1212.9
    Change: 0.88%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1158.25
    Change: 1.10%
    Silver US$/oz : 16.66
    Change: 1.52%
    Palladium US$/oz : 777.45
    Change: -0.23%
    Brent Crude : 64.63
    Change: 0.08%
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