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JSE closes flat as banks stage recovery, platinums retreat

1 hour(s) ago

JSE closes flat on Thursday as banks stage a recovery‚ offsetting losses in platinum and gold shares

Markets

Rand slightly stronger on weaker dollar

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3 hour(s) ago

Local currency is slightly firmer, but still range-bound, in late afternoon trade as the dollar loses some ground

Markets

Stocks extend rally, S&P hits new high as data signals growth

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1 hour(s) ago

Global equity markets edge higher, with the S&P 500 hitting an all-time high, as US and German data drive confidence on economic growth

Markets

Oil falls towards 14-month low on ample supply

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3 hour(s) ago

Brent crude oil falls below $102 a barrel on plentiful fuel supplies and as Chinese economic data points to slowing demand

Markets

Gold hits two-month low on firm dollar, US jobless data

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

Gold slides around 1% on a firm dollar and after slightly better than expected US jobless claims fed expectations for an early interest rate hike

Markets

Euro struggles at 11-month low as dollar reigns supreme

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7 hour(s) ago

Some reassuring data from Germany eases pressure on struggling euro after speculation of earlier rate rise from Federal Reserve pushes dollar to 11-month high

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STOCKWATCH: Capitec falls in wake of Moody’s downgrade

Shares in unsecured lender tumble after rating downgrade, but analyst calls decision ‘illogical’, says business model is vastly different to African Bank

JSE top Gainers

at 20:00 on 21 Aug 2014
NUT2100.00%
RSG16040.35%
ANA5035.14%
ADW716.67%
UBU716.67%

JSE top Losers

at 20:00 on 21 Aug 2014
TAW16-30.43%
AWT4-20.00%
BEG4-20.00%
MML103-13.45%
HPB453-9.04%
All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by INET BFA

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Global Indicators

FTSE 100 0.33%
United Kingdom
Price6777.66
Change22.18
% up 0.33%
Dow Jones 0.47%
United States
Price17058.65
Change79.52
% up 0.47%
Hang Seng 0.00%
Hong Kong (China)
Price24994.10
Change0.00
% same 0.00%
JSE 0.01%
South Africa
Price51443.43
Change6.84
% up 0.01%
ASX 0.00%
Australia
Price5634.00
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
S & P 500 0.34%
United States
Price1993.230
Change6.720
% up 0.34%
 
All Share 51443.430.01% up
Top 40 46283.21-0.06% down
Financial 15 14673.110.99% up
Industrial 25 59802.150.28% up
Resource 10 58092.95-1.14% down
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FTSE 100 6777.660.33% up
Dow Jones 17060.070.48% up
All Share 51443.430.01% up
ASX 5634.000.00% same
S&P 500 1993.4100.35% up
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USD/ZAR 10.6925-0.34% down
GBP/ZAR 17.7339-0.41% down
EUR/ZAR 14.1993-0.21% down
JPY/ZAR 0.1031-0.30% down
AUD/ZAR 9.9481-0.17% down
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Gold 1275.6350-1.15% down
Platinum 1421.0000-0.21% down
Silver 19.4600-0.13% down
Palladium 878.50001.91% up
Brent Crude Oil 102.5500.26% up
All data is delayed by 15 min.
Data supplied by INET BFA
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  • All Share : 51443.43
    Change: 0.01%
    Top 40 : 46283.21
    Change: -0.06%
    Financial 15 : 14673.11
    Change: 0.99%
    Industrial 25 : 59802.15
    Change: 0.28%
    Resource 10 : 58092.95
    Change: -1.14%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • FTSE 100 : 6777.66
    Change: 0.33%
    Dow Jones : 17060.17
    Change: 0.48%
    Hang Seng : 24994.10
    Change: 0.00%
    ASX : 5634.00
    Change: 0.00%
    S&P 500 : 1993.320
    Change: 0.34%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • ZAR/USD : 10.6924
    Change: -0.34%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.7353
    Change: -0.40%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.2008
    Change: -0.20%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1031
    Change: -0.30%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.9487
    Change: -0.16%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • Gold : 1275.6250
    Change: -1.16%
    Platinum : 1420.5000
    Change: -0.25%
    Silver : 19.4550
    Change: -0.15%
    Palladium : 879.0000
    Change: 1.97%
    Brent Crude Oil : 102.540
    Change: 0.25%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
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