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JSE closes firmer in line with global market relief rallies

8 hour(s) ago

Local bourse closes firmer on Thursday in line with global market rallies after recent major sell-offs due to concerns about slowdown in growth of Chinese economy

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Rand firms as emerging currencies and markets rebound

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9 hour(s) ago

Local currency is firmer against dollar late on Thursday as global currency, equity markets calm down after recent market routs

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Stocks fly after US data, Fed official cools on rate hike

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6 hour(s) ago

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded sharply after strong US economic data and hints from a US Federal Reserve policymaker that a September interest rate hike was unlikely

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Bonds track firmer rand as emerging markets recover

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9 hour(s) ago

SA bonds are firmer on Thursday afternoon as markets calm following great volatility earlier this week on concerns over Chinese economy

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Oil jumps over 6% as shorts cover on risk rally, supply hits

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7 hour(s) ago

Oil rockets more than 6% higher in a snapback from a deep two-month slump as stock market rally

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Gold falls for fourth day as US data boosts stocks, dollar

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6 hour(s) ago

Gold eases after its biggest one-day drop in five weeks as upbeat US growth and jobs data drive stocks and the dollar higher

Asia-Pacific

NEWS ANALYSIS: Interest rate cuts will not cure China’s economic ill health

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19 hour(s) ago

Increasing anxiety about weakness in China’s economy has sent financial markets into a tailspin and raised questions about the grip its Communist Party rulers have on policy

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Fed cool on rate rise as volatility persists

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20 hour(s) ago

Prospect of a September rate hike ‘seems less compelling than it was only weeks ago’

Economy

Treasury reforms to tackle problems in retirement industry

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19 hour(s) ago

Treasury determined to tackle high charges and poor governance that characterise local retirement industry

Asia-Pacific

NEWS ANALYSIS: BHP accepts iron’s best days are over

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19 hour(s) ago

BHP will have to do more to adapt to sustained low prices, writes Clyde Russell

Markets

Rand plunge sparks rare Reserve Bank comment

Traders at the Chicago Board Options Exchange signal offers in the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index options pit on Monday. US markets opened sharply down after a global sell-off but Wall Street later pared back some losses. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/SCOTT OLSON
2 day(s) ago

Intervention possible after R14/$ as China rout deepens with equities falling the most since 2007

Did the rand really reach R14 to the dollar?

Anomalous trade went through in Tokyo early on Monday morning, triggering stop-losses that tried to buy rand at that level, which sent it back to about R13.31/$

You don’t need analysts in a bull market, and you don’t want them in a bear market, writes Michel Pireu

STREET DOGS: Corrections

Central bank may put in quiet buy orders overnight to prevent R14/$ bid turning into a downward spiral, writes Hilary Joffe

Reserves-lean Reserve Bank’s subtle currency move

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CRG140012.00%
BSR43511.54%

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OAS14-99.23%
FDP15-21.05%
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Editorials

EDITORIAL: Steel crisis forges laudable approach

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19 hour(s) ago

Steel talks a model for social compacts and genuine partnerships — even if it took a crisis to get the parties together

Companies

COMPANY COMMENT: Imperial; Super Group

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19 hour(s) ago

Imperial looks strong despite weak rand while African Logistics may be an impediment to Super Group’s growth

Europe

EU stainless steel duties do little for embattled mills

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19 hour(s) ago

European Union’s steel mills continue to battle stubbornly poor demand and a China-led growth slowdown

Financial Services

Hedge funds preserve of the elite despite efforts

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2 day(s) ago

High-performing asset class remains out of reach despite new Financial Services Board rules


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Opinion

Why China’s forlorn bubble bet should worry us all

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Mr Market right to be anxious about the inability of Chinese authorities to deal with the scale of the task confronting them

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