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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.99/$ Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:10:01 +0200

The rand has had a volatile week, following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget address on Wednesday.


US stocks dip as Nike, Tesla stumble Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:05:05 +0200

Wall Street stocks have retreated following lackluster economic data and stumbles by some high-profile companies, including Tesla and Nike.


Hong Kong stocks down at break Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:01:01 +0200

Shares in Hong Kong have ended the morning session lower, tracking losses on Wall Street as investors keep their focus on China-US trade talks.


JSE eases as global sentiment remains tentative Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:00:26 +0200

The ongoing trade talks between the USA and China continue to dominate global market sentiment, and this was more evident today with the release of Manufacturing PMI data from key markets such as Germany, the Eurozone and the USA.


TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: JSE Gold Index – important breakout Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:25:25 +0200

The JSE Gold index has broken out of an almost two-year sideways range and has a significantly higher target in place now.


European stock markets mixed at open Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:21:25 +0200

Europe's main stock markets have diverged at the start of trade, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.3% at 7 209.39 points.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.02/$ Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:09:29 +0200

Earlier TreasuryONE said investors are seemingly giving Finance Minister Tito Mboweni the "thumbs up".


Hong Kong stocks end morning with gains on trade hopes Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:04:10 +0200

Hong Kong stocks have climbed in the morning session, in line with a broad advance across Asia, as investors await news of progress in the China-US trade talks.


Tokyo shares end up on US-China trade hopes Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:02:19 +0200

Tokyo stocks have shed earlier losses to end the session marginally higher, thanks to rekindled hopes for progress in the US-China trade talks.


Asian markets mixed after Fed minutes, eyes on trade talks Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:23:46 +0200

Asian markets have been mixed after the Federal Reserve left open the possibility it could lift interest rates this year, while investors kept an optimistic eye on China-US trade talks.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.14/$ Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:07:38 +0200

TreasuryONE said earlier that the rand was likely to remain under pressure as all eyes turn to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget address tomorrow.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.03/$ Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:56:07 +0200

The day's range was R13.94 to R14.32 following an eventful day.


Stocks weaker as investors exercise caution ahead of trade talks resumption Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:25:58 +0200

Stocks paused as investors struck a cautious tone ahead of the start of the next round of trade talks between China and the US.


Hong Kong stocks end lower Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:54:09 +0200

Hong Kong stocks have ended lower as investors cautiously await the resumption of trade talks between China and the US later in the day.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.13/$ Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:21:37 +0200

TreasuryONE said earlier that the rand was likely to remain under pressure this week with the lead up to the Budget speech on Wednesday.


Global stocks surge on hopeful signs from US-China trade talks Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:06:05 +0200

European and US stock markets leapt as positive signs emerged from US-China trade talks aimed at averting an escalation of a tariff war between the world's top two economies.


JSE manages gains after a lukewarm trading session Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:12:09 +0200

European equities bared no brunt from the Asian trading session as all the major bourses advanced on the back of progress in the US-China trade talks.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.12/$ Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:06:15 +0200

TreasuryONE said earlier that the rand weakened sharply against major currencies on Thursday on continued concern over Eskom and the potential further fallout.


Local bourse closes flat as rand weakens Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:00:22 +0200

The US dollar did retreat after the release of US retail sales data which came in worse than anticipated, but this did not result in significant strengthening for the rand and other emerging market currencies. The rand was trading 0.84% weaker at R14.18/$ at 17:00.


TECHNICAL ANALYSIS - JSE All-share Index at critical resistance Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:17:21 +0200

The JSE All-share Index is testing a critical resistance zone right now.


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