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7 days ago
Investors cautious as Britain decides on EU future
Investors cautious as Britain decides on EU future

Share trading across Europe was just a third of its normal level on Thursday as the markets watched Britain’s EU referendum.

7 days ago
Mining stocks cheer European shares
Mining stocks cheer European shares

European shares advanced on Thursday as firmer copper prices lifted mining stocks.

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Hong Kong shares rise again
Hong Kong shares rise again

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.4 percent on Thursday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.3 percent.

Commodities
7 days ago
Oil edges up in Asian trade
Oil edges up in Asian trade

Oil prices rose in Asia on Thursday as traders monitored developments in Britain’s EU referendum.

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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
7 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.

7 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
7 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.

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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
8 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
8 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.

8 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.

8 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.

8 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
8 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.