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JSE closes lower as overvalued shares cause widespread jitters

Local bourse closes weaker on Wednesday in widespread sell-off as jitters hit what is now perceived to be an overvalued market

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Oil falls after hitting 2015 highs, markets still well supplied

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Opec delegate indicates the group will stick to its strategy of pursuing market share rather than cutting output

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Asia slides, euro at two-month peak as global bond rout rattles markets

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Pound loses ground ahead of Britain’s election later in the day

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Bonds weaker due to global bond rout

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South African bonds are weaker late on Wednesday amid global bond rout caused by uncertainty over cash-strapped Greece, and firmer oil prices

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Gold slips, stays below $1,200 as bond yields jump

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Higher bond yields dent the investment appeal of the metal

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Rand flat as dollar weakens against euro

The rand claws back earlier losses against dollar after S employment report shows private sector jobs growth expanded at a modest pace last month

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Fears of blackouts and El Nino push up coal price

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Prompt cargoes from Richards Bay terminal have jumped 9% to $67 a tonne since the beginning of the month

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MARKET WATCH: Bonds vulnerable as oil price rises

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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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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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Global surge in silver output passes SA by

Silver in SA is largely a by-product of other mining processes, and production has remained constant at about 2.8-million ounces a year over the past decade

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 09:37 on 07 May 2015
MOR2210.00%
TTO3608.43%
KEH1596.00%
ECS205.26%
PET1455.07%

JSE top Losers

at 09:37 on 07 May 2015
KBO120-20.00%
GFI4715-7.48%
ROC3150-0.32%
KIO17612-5.19%
ARI11315-4.11%
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COMPANY COMMENT: Mine stock rally; RECM & Calibre

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Too soon to celebrate mining sector rally, while it’s difficult to fathom the impetus for RACP’s growth

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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

Saudis have limited success in maintaining market share

Middle East Market. Picture: BLOOMBERG/ CHRIS RATCLIFFE

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


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STREET DOGS: Preserve capital above all else

All the great investors agree that not losing money is a critical part of the investing process, writes Michel Pireu

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FTSE 100 -0.75%
United Kingdom
Price6881.7
Change-52.04
% down -0.75%
-0.49%
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Change-87.29
% down -0.49%
JSE -0.59%
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Gold Fields Gold Fields quarterly results (Q1)
  • All Share : 53506.58
    Change: -0.64%
    Top 40 : 47431.7
    Change: -0.58%
    Financial 15 : 17187.67
    Change: -0.78%
    Industrial 25 : 66965.87
    Change: -0.43%
    Resource 10 : 44834.83
    Change: -1.30%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6882.91
    Change: -0.73%
    Dow Jones Industrial : 17841.98
    Change: -0.49%
    All Share : 53506.58
    Change: -0.64%
    ASX All Ordinaries : 5644.8
    Change: 351.58%
    S&P 500 index : 2080.15
    Change: -0.45%
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  • ZAR/USD : 12.0975
    Change: 0.70%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.3569
    Change: 0.42%
    ZAR/EUR : 13.7268
    Change: 0.73%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1007
    Change: 0.60%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.6432
    Change: 0.77%
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  • N/A : 1183.06
    Change: -0.71%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1136.36
    Change: -0.84%
    Silver US$/oz : 16.33
    Change: -1.27%
    Palladium US$/oz : 789.13
    Change: -0.33%
    Brent Crude : 67.68
    Change: 0.36%
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