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MARKET WATCH: Bonds vulnerable as oil price rises

Local bonds feel pressure as rising oil price saps investor appetite for safe-haven asset, analyst says inflation expectations, US 10-year yields will drive market

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JSE extends losses on global markets, profit-taking

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Local bourse is decidedly weaker at midday on Wednesday as investors sell off shares amid rush of profit-taking

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Bond rout rattles all assets

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Worldwide selloff in government bonds deepens, with rise in yields to highest level this year spreading unease across all asset classes and putting stock markets under pressure

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Rand loses ground despite dollar weakening against euro

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Local currency is weaker at midday on Wednesday despite euro gaining ground against lacklustre dollar after European Commission raises growth forecasts for eurozone

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Oil bulls drive crude to 2015 high on fall in US stocks

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Oil prices rise more than a dollar to 2015 highs, as month-long rally gains further impetus from fall in US crude stocks and conflict in Middle East

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Gold down as strong shares, US yields offset weaker dollar

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Gold edges lower as impact of stronger European shares, higher US real yields counteract effects of weaker dollar and prospects US Fed will not raise rates at June meeting

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WATCH: Market Pick — Tiger Brands

Imtiaz Suliman from Sentio Capital takes BDTV's Alishia Seckam through his stock pick of the day: Tiger Brands / 31131 / 0.40%

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WATCH: Stock Watch pick — Imara SP Reid, part 1

BDTV's Giulietta Talevi and her guests look at the day’s top performers and take stock-related questions.

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WATCH: Stock Watch pick — Imara SP Reid, part 2

BDTV's Giulietta Talevi and her guests look at the day’s top performers and take stock-related questions.

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Saudis have limited success in maintaining market share

Figures from top-three importers in Asia show Saudi Arabia is more or less holding its ground, but certainly not increasing it, writes Russell Clyde Russell

An investor’s reaction to geopolitical events constitutes the biggest threat, not the events themselves, writes Michel Pireu

Beware investor in the mirror

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 14:28 on 06 May 2015
FCR18100.00%
RACP151819.53%
GGM8014.29%
YRK27313.75%
EPS187511.61%

JSE top Losers

at 14:28 on 06 May 2015
ILE13-23.53%
FDP21-19.23%
CGN190-13.64%
SER125-12.59%
OCT2650-6.59%
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WATCH: Market Pick - Datacentrix

Caroline Cremen from Standard Stockbroking takes BDTV's Giulietta Talevi through her stock pick of the day

Opinion

STREET DOGS: A guide to good fortune

Michel Pireu: A useful guide to wealth management can be found under Manufactured Luck: Ten Commandments


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