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Russia’s rouble firms as oil prices stabilise

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50 minute(s) ago

Russian rouble firms in early trade on Thursday before President Vladimir Putin’s end-of-year news conference, expected to be dominated by the currency’s dramatic decline this year

Markets

Rand firmer after Fed pledges patience on rate hikes

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2 hour(s) ago

Local currency rebounds from Wednesday’s sharp rouble-inspired fall as US central bank’s policy guidance calms markets

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Gold buoyed by US Fed’s ‘patience’ on rate increases

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2 hour(s) ago

Tightening expected to kick in only in April at the earliest, with most expecting the first increase in June, giving gold and other non-interest bearing assets a lift

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Oil edges higher as companies cut investments

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3 hour(s) ago

Brent crude finds support at $60 as firms including Chevron halt projects and cut capex, but analysts say strong US output means rout is not over

Markets

Wall Street’s rebound animates Asian bourses

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3 hour(s) ago

Asian stock markets rally as risk aversion ebbs in wake of Fed’s notice of ‘patient’ approach to rate hikes, with dollar strengthening but bonds taking a knock

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Precious metals head lower

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3 day(s) ago

Gold, silver, platinum and palladium all decline — after making gains for the week as a whole last week — ahead of US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting

Investec

UK Private bank account opens doors for ‘global’ citizens

Investec. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
22 day(s) ago

Opening UK bank account can be painful experience for South Africans, but Investec has taken hassle, time wastage out of process

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JSE top Gainers

at 11:26 on 18 Dec 2014
CUL24522.50%
RBA1122.22%
EPS140519.78%
CSP1416.67%
WEA1011.11%

JSE top Losers

at 11:26 on 18 Dec 2014
NUT1-50.00%
OAON8-20.00%
ADW7-12.50%
BAU42-12.50%
MMG1880-10.48%
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Latest plunge in gold and silver has led to sharp increase in demand by German precious metals investors

Global Indicators

FTSE 100 0.44%
United Kingdom
Price6364.54
Change28.06
% up 0.44%
Dow Jones 0.00%
United States
Price17356.87
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
Hang Seng 1.18%
Hong Kong (China)
Price22851.95
Change266.11
% up 1.18%
JSE 1.97%
South Africa
Price48214.34
Change931.86
% up 1.97%
ASX 0.96%
Australia
Price5189.70
Change49.10
% up 0.96%
S & P 500 0.00%
United States
Price2012.890
ChangeN/A
% same 0.00%
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Grand Parade Grand Parade AGM
  • All Share : 48247.79
    Change: 2.04%
    Top 40 : 42576.66
    Change: 2.31%
    Financial 15 : 15083.77
    Change: 1.88%
    Industrial 25 : 60402.76
    Change: 2.47%
    Resource 10 : 40752.10
    Change: 1.98%
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  • FTSE 100 : 6364.28
    Change: 0.44%
    Dow Jones : 17356.87
    Change: 0.00%
    Hang Seng : 22851.95
    Change: 1.18%
    ASX : 5189.70
    Change: 0.96%
    S&P 500 : 2012.890
    Change: 0.00%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • ZAR/USD : 11.5303
    Change: -0.87%
    ZAR/GBP : 18.0236
    Change: -0.54%
    ZAR/EUR : 14.2079
    Change: -1.04%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.0973
    Change: -0.74%
    ZAR/AUD : 9.4435
    Change: -0.13%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
  • Gold : 1199.6000
    Change: 0.77%
    Platinum : 1205.2000
    Change: 1.11%
    Silver : 16.0470
    Change: 1.89%
    Palladium : 788.0000
    Change: 1.68%
    Brent Crude Oil : 61.640
    Change: 0.75%
    All data is delayed by 15 min
    Data supplied by INET BFA
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