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US stocks have been little changed after the S&P 500 climbed to a second successive record as investors follow earnings and economic data.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:27 pm
The rand has taken a knock after the SA Reserve Bank surprised the market with a 25 basis-point cut in interest rates.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:19 pm
Oil has climbed above $50 a barrel in London for the first time in six weeks after further declines in US crude and gasoline inventories eased concerns over a global glut.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:57 pm
After a promising run early in the session, the JSE has lost some of its momentum with major shares and indices decreasing slightly.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:32 pm
Central banks have once again been front and centre in global markets, with stocks trading near a record as investors await the ECB’s latest rate decision.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:00 am
The pound has pared declines, clawing back from this week’s lowest level, after data showed that retail sales in the UK rebounded in June.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:59 am
Asian equities have maintained their rally, rising to the highest since 2007 as the Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus program unchanged.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 7:51 am
Oil has held gains near $47 a barrel as US crude and gasoline stockpiles extended declines, easing concerns over a global supply glut.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 7:39 am
The JSE closed firmer as it was propelled by the media giant, Naspers, which closed up 3.12%.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:56 pm
Stocks have risen on earnings strength, with the S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index adding to record highs.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:57 pm
Oil has been steady amid mixed signals on US crude inventories, with industry data showing supplies increased.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:31 pm
Naspers, which represents more than 12% of the market value of the JSE, shot up by more than 1% in early trade and has been supporting all major indices on the local bourse.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:09 pm
What will Brexit look like in three months’ time? Pound traders are trying to figure it out.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:27 am
The JSE traded weaker as the rand hedge stocks were mostly under pressure due to the relatively firmer rand.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:49 am
As local-currency bonds in Indonesia have joined the recent global debt selloff, Asset Management companies had a simple strategy: buy more.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:45 am
Asian equities have risen to the highest level in almost 10 years as the euro weakened and US dollar remained near its one-year low.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:00 am
Chinese stocks in Hong Kong have been headed toward an almost two-year high as rail and financial shares rallied. A measure of large caps climbed in mainland trading.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:52 am
Stocks have advanced and index futures pointed higher in Europe and the US, while the euro came off a 14-month high ahead of the European Central Bank’s policy meeting.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:42 am
There has been a massive decline in the rand gold price from a high of R20 300 to R16 180 as at 30 June, according to the most recent SA Bullion Gold quarterly report.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 3:40 pm
The dollar has slid back to a 10-month low as President Donald Trump’s economic revitalisation agenda once again faltered.
Posted: July 18, 2017, 12:47 pm