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Markets LIVE: Rand gains by almost 1% against dollar in early trade Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:15:12 +0200

The local recurrence strengthened against the dollar on Tuesday morning to trade at R14.67 to the greenback at 11:00.

Oil rises again on tension fuelled by tanker attacks Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:26:07 +0200

Oil prices rose again in reaction to geopolitical tension, building on a surge sparked by suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

BHP Group at all time highs as resources rally Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:17:49 +0200

Asian markets have been weaker for a second successive day as the Nikkei retreated 0.46%, whilst the Shanghai composite was 0.15% lower on the day.

Equity markets retreat after seven day winning spree Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:38:25 +0200

Global equity markets took a breather on Wednesday after a seven-day winning streak.

Stock markets retreat after run higher Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:08:28 +0200

Stock markets have mostly retreated after a strong run over several sessions as attention returned to US-China trade tensions, dealers said.

Markets WRAP: The rand closes at R14.76/$ Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:18:09 +0200

The day's range was between R14.78 and R14.88.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.89/$ Thu, 13 Jun 2019 17:17:23 +0200

TreasuryONE said earlier that the rand had lost all of its gains and opened far weaker on Thursday morning while Peregrine Treasury Solutions's Bianca Botes said that US President Donald Trump was fuelling currency jitters yet again.

Rand on the mend, recovers almost 3% after Reserve Bank fallout Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:57:02 +0200

The rand has recovered by almost 3% after it plunged lower last week due to a public spat around the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.8068/$ Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:58:39 +0200

The rand closed at R14.8068/$ on Wednesday.

Rand holds steady as JSE advances Tue, 11 Jun 2019 18:00:22 +0200

Global equity markets have continued to rally on Tuesday as the Bank of China stepped in to provide liquidity in the Chinese market.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Vodacom breaks out to the upside with more to come Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:46:46 +0200

After moving sideways for the past four months, Vodacom has now broken out to the upside and still has more upside to come.

Rand's woes are so bad, the lira is starting to look good Mon, 10 Jun 2019 21:55:00 +0200

With debt-laden state-owned companies and political infighting weighing on the rand, the notoriously volatile lira appears a little more attractive in comparison.

Au Revoir Lonmin Mon, 10 Jun 2019 18:50:44 +0200

World Equity markets have provided yet another strong performance on Monday as the risk on trade gathers momentum.

Stocks gain, bonds slide after Mexico trade relief Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:38:11 +0200

US stocks joined a global rally in equities after President Donald Trump suspended plans for tariffs on Mexico.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.69/$ Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:00:26 +0200

The day's range was between R14.65 and R14.82.

Stocks buoyed by US trade, rate hopes Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:39:38 +0200

Stock markets have risen, building on strong pre-weekend gains, after weak US jobs data fanned expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next month.

Gold seen hitting 6-year high as global markets outlook dims Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:26:29 +0200

Gold is finally gaining the traction needed to boost prices to a level not seen since 2013 as concern mounts over increased trade war tensions and the global growth outlook.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.78/$ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:12:55 +0200

The rand strengthened by more than a percent on Monday and closed at R14.78/$, having opened at R14.90.

Rand recovers lost ground in choppy session Fri, 07 Jun 2019 20:14:57 +0200

Stocks closed the week in the black as key economic data was largely ignored by the market

SARB feud left 'deep tear' in SA's credibility, and rand will bear the brunt - analyst Fri, 07 Jun 2019 12:39:52 +0200

President Cyril Ramaphosa should be very concerned that his own reassurances regarding SARB's mandate had hardly any impact on the currency markets, says an analyst.

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