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42 days ago
Wall Street sets another record
Wall Street sets another record

Financial stocks led the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials to record highs on Thursday.

43 days ago
Gold comes off highs
Gold comes off highs

Gold drops to a two-week low as equities gain on the outlook for more central-bank stimulus, curbing demand for the metal as a haven.

43 days ago
Oil bounces back in Asian trade
Oil bounces back in Asian trade
Commodities

Oil prices rebounded in Asia on Thursday thanks to a weak dollar and bargain-hunting.

43 days ago
Asian shares hover near eight-month peak
Asian shares hover near eight-month peak

Asian shares remained near an eight-month high on Thursday as investors bet the Bank of England will cut rates.

43 days ago
Wall Street extends record streak
Wall Street extends record streak

American stocks ticked up on Wednesday, just enough for the S&P 500 and Dow industrials to set record highs.

44 days ago
Emerging markets at 8mnth high
Emerging markets at 8mnth high

Emerging stocks touch new eight-month peaks and dollar bond yield premia versus Treasuries are just off one-year lows .

44 days ago
Oil glut ‘a major dampener on prices’
Oil glut ‘a major dampener on prices’
Commodities

Good consumption in India and China is fuelling oil demand, but the International Energy Agency is concerned about the global glut.

44 days ago
Rand pulls back amid growth worries
Rand pulls back amid growth worries
Currencies

South Africa’s rand retreats from 10-week highs against the dollar on Wednesday as growth concerns resurface.

44 days ago
Oil dips in Asian trade
Oil dips in Asian trade
Commodities

Fresh concerns about a global supply glut weighed on oil prices in Asian trade on Wednesday.

44 days ago
White maize shipment from Mexico lands in SA
White maize shipment from Mexico lands in SA
Commodities

SA has received its largest shipment of white maize for the season so far from Mexico, according to agricultural economist Wandile Sihlobo.

44 days ago
Dollar takes breather, pound steadies
Dollar takes breather, pound steadies
Currencies

The dollar eased slightly against the yen on Wednesday.

44 days ago
Improved risk appetite lifts Asian shares
Improved risk appetite lifts Asian shares

Asian shares came within reach of testing their 2016 peak on Wednesday as prospects of solid US growth whet investors' risk appetite.

44 days ago
Growth bets boost Wall Street
Growth bets boost Wall Street

A broad rally lifted the S&P 500 and Dow industrials to record highs on Tuesday.

44 days ago
Rand rallies to two-month high
Rand rallies to two-month high
Currencies

Surprise jump in South Africa’s manufacturing activity lifts the volatile rand to a two-month high.

45 days ago
Opec sees tighter market in 2017
Opec sees tighter market in 2017

OPEC cuts its forecast for world economic growth this yea, citing increased uncertainty following Britain's vote to leave the EU.