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31 days ago
Rand holds steady in early trade
Rand holds steady in early trade

Investor appetite for riskier assets supports South Africa’s rand on Thursday morning.

31 days ago
Asian shares struggle on China worries
Asian shares struggle on China worries

Brent crude oil rose above $50 a barrel for the first time in nearly seven months on Thursday, but Asian shares struggled to gain traction.

31 days ago
S&P 500 gains 2% in two days
S&P 500 gains 2% in two days

Wall Street rose robustly for a second straight session on Wednesday, helped by higher oil prices.

Commodities
31 days ago
Gold outlook sours
Gold outlook sours

Gold drops to the lowest level in seven weeks as home sales in the US rise, adding to speculation the economy can withstand higher interest rates.

31 days ago
Energy, banking stocks boost European shares
Energy, banking stocks boost European shares

European equities climbed to a four-week high on Wednesday, with energy shares rising on the back of a rally in oil.

31 days ago
Hong Kong stocks jump more than 2%
Hong Kong stocks jump more than 2%

The Hang Seng Index rose 2.7 percent on Wednesday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 2.8 percent.

Currencies
32 days ago
Rand firms on risk appetite
Rand firms on risk appetite

SA’s rand reaches a one-week high against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday.

32 days ago
Asian shares climb
Asian shares climb

Asian shares jumped on Wednesday after taking cues from sharp gains in European and US markets.

32 days ago
Banks and tech drive up Wall Street
Banks and tech drive up Wall Street

The Nasdaq had its strongest day in three months as investors made peace with the possibility that the US Federal Reserve ...

32 days ago
Shares gain as markets play Fed waiting game
Shares gain as markets play Fed waiting game

Oil prices fall for a fifth consecutive day and financial markets are volatile as investors wait to see whether US interest ...

Currencies
32 days ago
Rand weakens on risk aversion
Rand weakens on risk aversion

The rand weakens against the dollar as a bout of risk aversion cooled investor appetite for emerging market assets.

32 days ago
European shares rise as financial stocks gain
European shares rise as financial stocks gain

European shares rise, shrugging off losses at the start of trading as firmer financial stocks lifted the region's equity markets.

33 days ago
Asian shares stumble
Asian shares stumble

Asian shares stumble and the US dollar pares some of its recent losses as investors worry about the likelihood of a US interest rate hike.

33 days ago
Wall Street set to open flat
Wall Street set to open flat

Wall Street looks set to open little changed as investors await speeches by Fed officials this week for clues on the timing of the next rate increase.

33 days ago
Oil discoveries at 1952 levels
Oil discoveries at 1952 levels

Oil discoveries fall to their lowest since 1952 as energy companies slash exploration budgets in the wake of the oil price fall.