September 25, 2017

FIN 24 – Markets

FIN 24 – Markets

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Opec will discuss extending production cuts that have boosted oil prices and imposing output quotas on all cartel members at a November meeting in Vienna, says an Emirati minister.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:13 pm
Germany's stock market has risen, as traders brushed off inroads made by the country's hard-right opposition party in national elections.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 11:35 am
Politics have dominated trading, with the euro sliding as Germany’s election result foreshadowed potentially complex political-coalition building.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 10:43 am
Iron ore has slumped back into a bear market after posting the biggest weekly loss in 16 months, amid concern that record demand in China may ease off.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 7:33 am
Investors weigh how seriously to take increasingly heated rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-Un.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 9:00 am
US stocks have fallen a second day, while Treasuries gained with gold and the yen as investors reached for safe haven assets.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 2:04 pm
The rand has strengthened after the South African Reserve Bank decided to keep the interest rate unchanged, yet again pushing share prices on the JSE down.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:34 am
Investors have reached for safe haven assets including gold and the yen and stocks fell after North Korea ratcheted up its threats against the US.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 9:15 am
Oil is heading for a third weekly gain before an OPEC-led committee meets in Vienna to discuss ongoing production curbs.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 9:06 am
The JSE has struggled to get ahead following a delayed start to the trading day due to technical issues at the exchange.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 8:13 am
European and US equity-index futures have dropped with stocks in Asia as North Korea ratcheted up its threats against the US.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 7:17 am
Major indices on the JSE have been marginally lower, as the market waits for the South African Reserve Bank's announcement on interest rates later in the afternoon.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:34 am
Oil has held above $50 a barrel as a decline in US fuel inventories countered a bigger-than-forecast increase in crude stockpiles.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:21 am
Equities in Europe have advanced, led by banks, and bonds followed Treasuries lower as investors absorbed the Federal Reserve’s plans.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:14 am
Major indices have all been lower initially for the second consecutive day, as news of Sasol's failed empowerment transaction sent shock waves through the JSE.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:46 am
European stocks have fluctuated after a mixed session in Asia, most government bonds edged higher and the pound and euro gained against the dollar.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:09 am
The pound has strengthened after UK retail sales rose more than forecast, boosting investor expectations that the Bank of England will raise borrowing costs.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 10:03 am
When OPEC and its allies gather this week, they’ll have the best evidence yet that their efforts to clear a global oil glut are succeeding. It may prove short-lived.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 10:00 am
Iron ore has been dragged back into the $60s after getting hit by a barrage of bad news, with persistent concern about rising global supply.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 9:23 am
Oil has risen on signs the pace of US stockpile gains is slowing as refiners resume operations after Hurricane Harvey, boosting crude demand.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 7:12 am

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