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30 days ago
China’s stocks take a tumble
China’s stocks take a tumble

China’s stocks fell on Thursday, but volumes were thin as most investors kept to the sidelines, awaiting news of Britain’s EU referendum.

Currencies
30 days ago
Rand firmer in early trade
Rand firmer in early trade

SA’s rand extended gains against the dollar in early trade on Thursday.

30 days ago
Asian stocks wobble
Asian stocks wobble

Asian stocks were up in hesitant trade on Thursday as many investors sought shelter in safe-haven assets ahead of Britain’s EU referendum.

Currencies
30 days ago
Sterling hits six-month high
Sterling hits six-month high

The pound advanced to a six-month high against the dollar on Thursday just hours before Britain’s EU referendum.

30 days ago
Wall Street dips as focus shifts to UK referendum
Wall Street dips as focus shifts to UK referendum

American stocks dipped in low trading volume on Wednesday as traders looked towards Britain’s EU referendum.

South Africa
31 days ago
Slowing inflation gives SARB some room
Slowing inflation gives SARB some room

South African inflation unexpectedly slowed for a third month in May as food-price growth decelerated.

Commodities
31 days ago
Oil rises in Asian trade
Oil rises in Asian trade

Oil climbed in Asia on Wednesday after US Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen's cautious remarks on the US economy weakened the dollar.

31 days ago
Hong Kong shares up for fourth day
Hong Kong shares up for fourth day

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.6 percent on Wednesday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.7 percent.

31 days ago
European shares climb
European shares climb

European shares rose on Wednesday, with two key regional indexes hitting their highest level in more than two weeks.

31 days ago
Fading Brexit fears lift China’s stocks
Fading Brexit fears lift China’s stocks

China's main stock indexes closed up on Wednesday as more investors bet Britain will vote to remain in the EU.

Currencies
31 days ago
Rand steady in cautious trade
Rand steady in cautious trade

SA’s rand pulls back from seven-week highs against the dollar on Wednesday as caution prevails on the eve of Britain’s EU referendum.

Currencies
31 days ago
Dollar takes the lead as sterling stalls
Dollar takes the lead as sterling stalls

The dollar held on to modest gains early on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before Congress.

31 days ago
Asian stocks edge up
Asian stocks edge up

Asian stocks made tentative gains on Wednesday as nervous investors counted down to Britain's make-or-break EU referendum.

31 days ago
Wall Street ticks up on economy bets
Wall Street ticks up on economy bets

American stocks rose on Tuesday, led by gains in technology shares.

32 days ago
Hong Kong shares track Asian markets
Hong Kong shares track Asian markets

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.8 percent on Tuesday, while the China Enterprises Index also gained 0.8 percent.