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30 days ago
Rand shakes off lukewarm jobs data
Rand shakes off lukewarm jobs data
Currencies

The rand gained some ground against the dollar on Thursday despite SA’s jobless rate inching lower in the second quarter.

30 days ago
Asian stocks edge higher
Asian stocks edge higher

Asian stocks climbed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve provided an positive assessment of the American economy.

30 days ago
Wall Street dips after Fed move
Wall Street dips after Fed move

Wall Street ended lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged.

31 days ago
Asian stocks settle near one-year highs
Asian stocks settle near one-year highs

The safe-haven yen slumped after Japan's government announced a larger-than-expected economic stimulus package.

32 days ago
Stock markets on the defensive
Stock markets on the defensive

A buoyant yen and a fall in oil prices to their lowest since early May put stock markets on the defensive.

32 days ago
Oil makes some gains in Asian trade
Oil makes some gains in Asian trade
Commodities

Oil prices edged up slightly in Asia on Tuesday after tumbling more than two percent the day before.

32 days ago
European shares weighed down by banks
European shares weighed down by banks

Commerzbank among the biggest fallers after the German lender disappointed with a decline in second-quarter core capital.

32 days ago
JSE glitch ‘deeply embarrassing’
JSE glitch ‘deeply embarrassing’
South Africa

An unprecedented error by SA’s stock exchange had everyone from stock analysts to economists re-assessing two months of data.

32 days ago
SA’s local-currency debt rating downgraded
SA’s local-currency debt rating downgraded
South Africa

Fitch downgrades SA’s local-currency debt assessment one level to bring it into line with the country’s foreign-currency rating.

32 days ago
Markets shrug off JSE slip-up
Markets shrug off JSE slip-up
South Africa

The JSE all share index firmed 0.54% on Monday, shrugging off the JSE’s error which saw it distribute incorrect information ...

33 days ago
JSE error turns net buys into R36bn in sales
JSE error turns net buys into R36bn in sales
South Africa

A programming error at the JSE means reported net purchases by foreign investors since May are actually net sales of about R36.4 billion.

33 days ago
Oil dips on supply concerns
Oil dips on supply concerns
Commodities

Oil prices dipped on Monday, extending last week's losses on fresh worries about a global supply glut.

33 days ago
Dollar buoyant against the yen
Dollar buoyant against the yen
Currencies

The dollar was buoyant against the yen and euro on Monday.

33 days ago
Asian shares edge up
Asian shares edge up

Asian shares held near nine-month highs on Monday as assurance from policymakers on the need to boost growth quelled worries ...

34 days ago
Gold is not all that glitters
Gold is not all that glitters
Commodities

The big players in the investment world are looking at diamonds in a different way.