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JSE loses steam and closes 0.23% down as Shanghai retreats

JSE turns negative despite promising recovery earlier in the day, as banking and financial shares drag market down, with industrials and gold providing some support

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Oil steadies after US crude data

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Oil prices steady on news that US crude stocks fell for a fourth week, suggesting the US market is rebalancing

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Rand weakens further as stronger dollar rules the roost

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Rand loses further ground against the dollar as the trend in the foreign exchange market continues to favour the greenback

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Gold little changed as steadier dollar offsets lower shares

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Gold little changed, with the impact of steadier dollar offset by lower global shares alongside uncertainty about Greece

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Bonds follow rand softer as dollar recovers

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Bonds softer late on Thursday as they track a weaker rand that loses traction as dollar firms after data indicating a strengthening US labour market

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Share markets in China, Hong Kong, Australia skid

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Stocks stutter as high-flying Chinese shares tumble and European officials downplay talk of an imminent deal to keep Greece afloat

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WATCH: Daily stock pick — Aspen

Liston Meintjes of Sasfin Asset Managers takes Alishia Seckam through his stock pick of the day: Aspen - APN / R373.65 / down 2.88%

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WATCH: Stock Watch pick — Bidvest and cash

David Shapiro from Sasfin Securities chose Bidvest / R303.49 / down 0.53% as his stock pick of the day and Wayne McCurrie from Momentum Wealth Portfolio Management chose cash

Economy

Grain SA revises downwards maize import volumes

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Grain SA revises downwards the maize volumes that SA will have to import this year as reports emerge that local production will be higher than earlier estimated

Europe

G-7 to weigh Grexit and US growth

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Group of Seven finance ministers meet in Germany this week against backdrop of faltering global growth, scant inflationary pressures and a bond market in turmoil

REFORMS: An employee counts Chinese 100 yuan notes at a branch of Bank of Communications in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Picture: REUTERS

Chinese currency may set off asset upheaval

Further renminbi appreciation would complicate Beijing’s efforts to prevent an unduly sharp slowdown this year, writes David Marsh

We don’t need another panic about the rand depreciating because someone is manipulating it, writes Hilary Joffe

We don’t need another populist panic about the rand

Watch every show, consult the oracles, read voraciously: but the truth is there’s no knowing what the future has in store, writes Michel Pireu

The trader’s mind never sleeps

JSE top Gainers

at 03:58 on 29 May 2015
ILE1416.67%
TSX34011.11%
AHL5011.11%
BEL96810.63%
ESR2210.00%

JSE top Losers

at 03:58 on 29 May 2015
CMO10-44.44%
JSC48-17.24%
ADW5-16.67%
KBO110-12.00%
ISB60-10.45%
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Companies

COMPANY COMMENT: Nampak; Rhodes Food

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Results focus on Nampak's operations while Rhodes Food Group’s attractive interim results must been considered in the context of higher interest payments

Asia-Pacific

IMF calls for ‘floating yuan’ in three years

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International Monetary Fund declares yuan no longer undervalued, but urges reforms

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WATCH: The Bond Report — GDP and unemployment rate

Alishia Seckam speaks to Malcolm Charles from Investec Asset Management about the country’s growth and employment data and how that affected bond yields


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Opinion

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The commission is a soft touch and restricted in what fines it can apply

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FTSE 100 0.00%
United Kingdom
Price7033.33
Change7033.33
% same 0.00%
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Price18162.99
Change18162.99
% same 0.00%
JSE -0.23%
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Change-122.9773
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    Change: -0.23%
    Top 40 : 46815.0913
    Change: -0.15%
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