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Stocks softer global sentiment remains subdued

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The JSE retreated on Wednesday as it tracked weaker global sentiment which was ignited by Donald Trump’s threats of additional tariffs if ...
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Local stocks edge higher

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The local bourse edged higher on Tuesday on the back of broad-based gains across all the major indices. Although modest, most global ...
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Local stocks retreat as global pessimism spreads

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The JSE fell on Monday as it tracked other global markets lower which were dragged by increasing violence in Hong Kong, as well as US-China ...
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Blue-chips drag all-share index lower

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Blue-chips drag all-share index lower The JSE fell on Friday led by declines in certain blue-chip stocks which fell on the back weaker ...
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JSE steams ahead despite mixed global sentiment

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The JSE advanced for a 3rd consecutive session as it closed firmer on Wednesday on the back of broad-based gains across all the major ...
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Stocks maintain momentum

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Local stocks remained buoyant on Tuesday, extending their gains from the prior session where positive sentiment was driven by optimism of ...
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Local bourse tracks global stocks higher

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Local bourse tracks global stocks higher The JSE edged higher on Monday as it tracked other global markets higher which were inspired by ...
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JSE firmer ahead of Moody’s ratings review

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The JSE extended its gains on Friday led yet again by gains on the resources index. With Moody’s Investors Service scheduled to release ...
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JSE shrugs off global sentiment to close firmer

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The JSE closed firmer on Thursday as it shrugged off news that Chinese officials are casting doubts about reaching a comprehensive ...
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Local stocks softer as index heavyweights struggle

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Local stocks retreated on Friday led mainly by declines by some of the blue-chips on the industrials index. Stocks declined on the Hang ...
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Financials pull the local bourse lower

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The local bourse erased earlier gains to close softer on Thursday led by losses on the financials index. Local stocks seemed to take a leaf ...
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Index heavyweights drag all-share index lower

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The JSE retreated on Wednesday led mainly by losses recorded amongst some blue-chip stocks. Global stocks fluctuated as investors searched ...
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Local bourse softer as resources cede prior gains

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The JSE retreated on Tuesday as the resources index relinquished most of the prior session’s gains. The trend on the JSE contrasted with ...
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Resources lead gains on the JSE

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A resource led rally saw the JSE close firmer on Monday amidst a global market which was struggling to digest developments with Brexit. The ...
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Muzzled session for the JSE

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The JSE was adrift on Friday as it traded mostly flat in line with other global markets which struggled for direction. Markets in Asia did ...
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Local bourse closes softer after muted session

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The JSE closed softer on Thursday following a relatively lukewarm session in which the bourse struggled for direction. The local bourse ...
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JSE buoyed by firmer close in Asia

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The JSE took a leaf from the Asian markets trading session as it closed firmer on Wednesday. This contrasted with trends in Europe and the ...
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Stocks rise on positive US earnings and Brexit deal

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The JSE firmed on Tuesday on the back of broad-based optimism fueled by positive news for Brexit and US earnings. With the US earnings ...
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Resources set tone for the local bourse

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The JSE retreated on Monday primarily on the back of losses recorded on the resources index. The firmer rand played an important role as it ...
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Stocks rise on promise of trade deal

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The JSE extended its gains on Friday as the optimism surrounding stocks on the back of on the ongoing Sino-US trade talks continued. ...
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Stocks climb as trade talks resume

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The JSE tracked other global markets higher on the back of optimism that the resumption of trade talks between the USA and China would ...
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Renewed trade talks fail to lift JSE sentiment

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The JSE retreated on Wednesday despite a broad-based rebound across the major global markets on the back of positive news from Chinese ...
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JSE slips as trade concerns spread

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The local bourse eventually closed softer on Tuesday despite opening flat. The JSE tracked the downward direction of other major global ...
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JSE bucks global trend to close firmer

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JSE bucks global trend to close firmer
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Minor relief for stocks

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Stocks on the JSE edged marginally higher on Friday after a difficult week of trading in which investors shunned riskier assets due to weak ...
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Stocks slump further as growth fears rise

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The local bourse closed weaker for a second consecutive session as global markets remained subdued due to weak economic data.
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JSE tumbles as global growth fears spread

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The JSE fell on Wednesday as it tracked other global stocks lower as pessimism emanating from low manufacturing data spread. With the ...
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Resources lift the JSE

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The local bourse shrugged the trend in other global stocks as it closed firmer on Tuesday primarily on the back of gains in the resources ...
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Local bourse tracks Asian stocks lower

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The JSE tracked the trend in Asian markets trading earlier as it closed softer on Monday. Sentiment was mostly bearish on the local bourse ...
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Local bourse firmer as blue chips rebound

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The JSE edged higher on Thursday as most blue-chips rebounded following the slump which was recorded on Wednesday. The local bourse seemed ...
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JSE softer as global risks loom

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The JSE fell on Monday amid a flurry of global political and growth risks which continue to erode confidence from skeptic investors. The ...
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Global stocks retreat as growth concerns resurface

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The JSE stumbled on Monday as it tracked other global markets lower which retreated on the back of weaker economic data. Services and ...
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Local bourse inches higher after slow start

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The JSE pared earlier losses and climbed towards the close to eventually close firmer on Friday. The local bourse got off to weaker start ...
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Stocks softer as investors await Fed decision

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The local bourse extended its declines on Wednesday as global markets awaited the interest rate decision from the Fed. The Fed which has ...
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JSE slips as risks remain

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The JSE fell on Tuesday as it took a leaf from the Asian markets session where the major indices closed lower. The Shanghai Composite Index ...
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JSE Quarterly Futures Close Out

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What is the JSE futures close out? The JSE operates the equity derivatives market which is an exchange which was established to provide a ...
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Local bourse brushes off global risks to close firmer

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The JSE shrugged off the pessimism in other global indices as it surged higher on Monday. Bearishness crept up in most global markets ...
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Local bourse rides wave of positive sentiment

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The JSE advanced to close firmer on Friday capping off a week of decent gains for the local bourse.
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Financials rally on the back of the firmer rand

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The JSE advanced on Thursday along with other global stocks as investors were optimistic on the back of the European Central Bank’s rate ...
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Stocks rally as Prosus debuts on the JSE

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The JSE rallied on Wednesday on the back of broad-based gains across all the major indices which were inspired by gains across most global ...
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JSE softer as miners remain under pressure

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The local bourse closed softer for a second consecutive session as miners extended their decline. The Resources index has traded under ...
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Weaker gold miners drag all-share index lower

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The JSE closed softer on Monday primarily on the back of losses from gold miners and a couple of blue-chips.
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Local bourse rebounds to close firmer

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The JSE swung into gains in the afternoon session on Friday to close firmer on the day and up on the week as well. Global markets were ...
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Stocks climb as USA and China announce fresh talks

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The JSE extended its gains on Thursday as it was buoyed by the positive sentiment across most global stocks. Stocks surged following news ...
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Firmer rand lifts financials

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The JSE inched higher on Wednesday as it tracked other global indices higher which were inspired by the developments in Hong Kong. Stocks ...
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JSE closes flat after weak session

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The JSE swung into gains towards the close on Tuesday before closing flat, following a session where it traded mostly softer. Locally focus ...
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JSE softer as miners struggle

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Local equities got off to a slow start for the week as they closed softer on Monday on the back broad-based losses led primarily by the ...
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JSE caps off week of gains

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The JSE capped off a week of gains as it closed firmer on Friday mainly on the back of improved global sentiment for stocks despite a ...
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China’s tariff stance brings relief to stocks

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The JSE rose along with European and US equities after Chinese officials indicated that China was not going to retaliate immediately to the ...
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Local bourse firmer as stocks struggle for direction

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday following a mixed session in which the local bourse struggled for direction. With global market sentiment ...
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Global stocks stuck in Sino-US trade war whirlwind

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday as global markets were stuck in a whirlwind on the back of Donald Trump’s threats to slap more tariffs on ...
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JSE softer as bearish sentiment persists

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  The JSE had another tough session as it closed weaker on Friday as sentiment remained mostly bearish across all the major sectors. The ...
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Weaker retail sector sentiment dominates JSE trend

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The local bourse retreated on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major local indices. Global sentiment was ...
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JSE firmer as SA inflation slows

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The JSE advanced on Wednesday primarily on the back of solid gains on the financials index which were bolstered by the firmer rand. Global ...
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Retailers struggle as JSE closes weaker

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The JSE closed softer on Tuesday as a broad-based selloff saw most global equity markets retreat in Tuesday. Although modest, the local ...
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Stocks rise as USA says it is making progress with trade talks

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The JSE got off to a firmer start this week as it tracked other global stocks higher, after the USA signaled progress in the trade talks ...
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JSE flat as it fails to catch rebound wave

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The JSE closed off a difficult trading week by closing flat on Friday as sentiment remains mostly bearish for local stocks. The trend on ...
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JSE quickly erases earlier gains to close weaker

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The JSE gave up earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as local sentiment remained largely bearish given weaker local and global ...
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Yield inversion spooks recession jitters

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Global stocks including the JSE weakened on Wednesday as mounting signals of a global economic slowdown surfaced. With demand for sovereign ...
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Local bourse closes softer as resources struggle

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The JSE closed softer on Tuesday as it took a leaf from Asian counters which took heavy losses in earlier trading. The risk-aversion was ...
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JSE erases earlier gains to close softer

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday as it erased earlier gains primarily on the back of losses which were recorded in health sector stocks. ...
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JSE tracks other markets higher as trade war fears ease

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Global stocks surged on Thursday as trade war fears eased following the better than expected strengthening of the Chinese currency. The ...
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Local bourse barely closes firmer after lukewarm session

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The JSE barely closed firmer on Wednesday following another session in which the local index gave up earlier gains towards the close. ...
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JSE holds on to gains despite losing steam towards the close

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The local bourse attempted a minor rebound on Tuesday as it opened firmer along with most major global indices before momentum faded ...
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Stock losses accelerate as China lets yuan tumble

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Global stocks including those on the JSE plummeted on Monday as the Chinese currency fell to a 3-year low against the greenback. ...
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Stocks buckle as Trump imposes additional tariffs on China

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Global stocks fell on Friday following surprise reports that Donald Trump would be increasing tariffs on US$300 billion worth of Chinese ...
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Late surge sees JSE close firmer

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The JSE has traded mostly flat on Thursday as the industrials and resources indices pulled in opposite sides before a late rally saw it ...
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Stocks softer ahead of US interest rate decision

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Stocks softer ahead of US interest rate decision
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Local stocks fall as SA unemployment rises

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The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday as South Africa’s jobless rate climbed to a level last reached 11 years ago. Statistics SA released South ...
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Financials lead gains on the JSE

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The local index started the week in stride as it closed firmer on Monday mainly on the back of broad-based gains across all the main ...
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JSE closes flat after muted session

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The JSE had a mixed session on Friday as it eventually closed flat despite opening the session weaker.
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Rand tumbles along with euro as ECB signals for more policy stimulus

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The JSE closed softer on Thursday as financials retreated on the back of a weaker rand. The move in the rand was indirectly a result of the ...
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Miners tumble to lead losses on the JSE

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The JSE tumbled on Wednesday primarily on the back of losses recorded amongst the index’s biggest miners. The general mining index closed ...
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Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

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The local bourse tracked other global markets higher as it managed to close firmer on Tuesday. Although modest, major equity indices in ...
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JSE rises as market participants bet on more central bank stimulus

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The JSE rose on Friday primarily on the back of gains recorded on the mining index as well as advances from all the major indices.
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Muted session for the JSE as central bank cuts rates

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The JSE had a relatively muted session on Thursday as it struggled to find direction ahead of the South African Reserve Bank’s interest ...
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JSE weaker ahead of SARB rate decision

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The local bourse retreated on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based weakness across most major global indices. Although modest, most ...
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Financials lead the surge on the JSE

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The JSE advanced on Tuesday mainly on the back of a rally led by the financials index which rose on the back of a firmer rand. The rand was ...
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Steinhoff crushed Resources rally

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US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on Monday as ...
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JSE closes flat as it struggles for direction

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The JSE struggled for direction on Friday eventually closing marginally weaker as it faded towards the close. Despite the majority of the ...
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Local bourse retreats as mining production data disappoints

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The JSE retreated on Wednesday led by losses on the resources index on the back of relatively weak mining production numbers and weaker ...
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Powell’s comments inspire stock rally

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The JSE rebounded to close firmer on Wednesday on the back of broad-based gains across all the major indices. The local bourse had a strong ...
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Flight to safety sees stocks drag lower

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The JSE fell sharply on Tuesday as it tracked other major global indices lower which have primarily weakened on the back reduced demand for ...
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Resurgence in mining stocks sees JSE close firmer

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The JSE bucked the trend in other global markets as it closed firmer on Monday mainly thanks to a rebound in mining stocks. This was in ...
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Pressure persists for resources stocks

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The JSE closed softer on Friday with losses form the bourse’s biggest mining giants yet again driving it lower. Losses mounted for mining ...
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Resources pull the JSE lower

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The local bourse recorded another lackluster trading session as the positive momentum from US markets overnight failed to filter into the ...
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JSE closes softer as financials struggle

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The JSE retreated to close softer on Wednesday as it was dragged down mainly by blue-chips on the financials index. Financials on the local ...
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Optimism turns to pessimism as trade concerns resurface

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The exuberance from the prior session faded on Tuesday as the JSE retreated on the back of a more cautious tone from market participants. ...
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Stocks rally once again on trade war optimism

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The JSE began the week on a positive note as it surged along with other global markets after Donald Trump agreed to ease a ban on US ...
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JSE edges higher as G20 summit kicks off

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The local bourse edged higher on Friday mainly on the back of a minor rebound across all the major indices. The JSE rose despite a weaker ...
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Local bourse erases earlier gains as rand rallies

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The JSE erased earlier gains to close softer on Thursday after a reversal in index heavyweight Naspers as well as most counters on the ...
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JSE ekes out gains towards the close

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Stocks on the JSE struggled for direction on Wednesday as they lacked a catalyst both locally and from international markets. Stocks in ...
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Local bourse falls as financials and industrials struggle

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The JSE fell on Tuesday as losses on the financials and resources indices deepened. The fall on the local bourse was triggered by the fall ...
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Financials weigh on the JSE

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The JSE opened the week on the backfoot on Monday as it closed weaker mainly on the back of losses recorded in the financials index. ...
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JSE manages to squeeze gains after muted session

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The local bourse struggled for direction on Friday eventually closing firmer after a muted session. In general, global equities slowed down ...
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Rand, JSE firmer ahead of SONA

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The JSE closed firmer on Thursday on the back of broad-based gains across most global equity markets. In China the Shanghai Composite Index ...
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Stocks mixed ahead of US Fed decision

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The JSE recorded a relatively mixed trading session on Wednesday as it struggled for momentum ahead of the US Fed’s interest rate decision. ...
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Draghi and Trump’s comments lift global stocks

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Global markets including the JSE rallied on Tuesday mainly on the back of comments from the ECB’s president Mario Draghi, as well as ...
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Trump’s tariff threats against Mexico send stocks lower

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The JSE retreated to close weaker on Friday as it tracked other major global indices lower. The moves lower across most equity markets were ...
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JSE bucks trend in other global indices to close firmer

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The local bourse rallied to close higher on Monday mainly on the back of a broad-based rebound across the sectors which fell in the prior ...
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Surge in miners fails to lift JSE

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The JSE closed flat on Tuesday despite significant gains being recorded by the resources index. Positive sentiment from China as well as a ...
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JSE barely closes firmer after flat trading session

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The JSE traded mostly flat on Monday before closing firmer as investors looked for fresh signals on market direction. Following last week’s ...
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Resources lead minor recovery on the JSE

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The JSE inched higher on Friday on the back of a rebound which was led the resources index. After what has been a bruising week for global ...
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Stock rout deepens

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The JSE fell along with other global indices on Thursday as investors fled to safe-haven assets on the back of increasing concerns over the ...
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Local bourse weaker as resources buckle

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday led by moderate losses across most blue-chip stocks. Trade tensions remain the dominant driver of market ...
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JSE closes softer after a muted trading session

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The JSE traded mostly flat on Tuesday as it struggled for direction following a mixed trading session in Asia. Other market segments seemed ...
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Stocks plummet as US takes aim at Chinese tech giant

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Stocks plummeted across most global market equity markets on Monday as the trade war claimed its first major casualty. The USA made good on ...
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Local bourse weaker as China threatens to walk away from trade talks

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The JSE retreated on Friday as it took a leaf from Chinese markets which fell after Chinese state media highlighted that was little ...
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JSE inches higher as global stocks rise

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The JSE edged higher on Thursday on the back of broad-based relief across most major global equity indices. Despite gains being relatively ...
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JSE resumes downtrend

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The local bourse resumed its downtrend to close lower on Wednesday as the concerns surrounding the trade war remained aloof. The relief ...
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JSE closes flat as downtrend pauses

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The JSE paused its significant downtrend on Tuesday as earlier gains from financials and resources saw the local bourse trade mostly flat. ...
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Stocks plunge as China announces tariff retaliation

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Stocks across the globe fell on Monday as China announced its planned retaliation to the increase on its exports to the USA which was ...
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Chinese stock rebound lifts the JSE

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The JSE rebounded to close firmer on Friday as it was buoyed by the firmer close recorded in Chinese markets. Chinese markets rose despite ...
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Stock rout worsens ahead of US-China tariff deadline

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The JSE tracked other global markets lower on Thursday as investors increasingly became wary that a deal wouldn’t be reached before ...
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Trade tensions continue to weigh on the JSE

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The JSE closed lower for a second consecutive session as blue-chips remained subdued mainly on the back of negative sentiment across most ...
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Global markets tumble as Trump threatens higher tariffs on China

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Stocks tumbled worldwide on Monday after Donald Trump threatened to increase tariffs on Chinese imports to the USA over the weekend. ...
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Financials rally despite the weaker rand

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The JSE inched higher on Thursday mainly on the back of gains that were recorded in the financials and industrials indices. Global markets ...
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Weaker Chinese economic data dampens investor confidence

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The local bourse traded mostly flat on Tuesday as global markets digested weaker than expected Chinese economic data. Global market fretted ...
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JSE weaker as mining blue chips struggle

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday mainly on the back of weakness recorded across most blue-chip stocks. The local bourse failed to take a ...
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JSE weaker as global markets retreat

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday on the back of broad-based weakness across most global equity indices. Initial weakness was recorded in ...
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Financials and resources drag the local bourse lower

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday mainly on the back of losses recorded across the industrials and financials indices. The rand weakened ...
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JSE closes firmer as weaker rand lifts rand hedges

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The JSE eked out gains on Tuesday mainly on the back of gains recorded in resources and rand hedges which were buoyed by the weaker rand. ...
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JSE edges higher as resources rebound

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The JSE closed firmer on Thursday led by a rebound in resources which slumped in the prior session. Asian markets closed lower as they took ...
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Markets struggle for direction despite improved Chinese GDP data

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Global stocks traded mostly flat on Wednesday despite better than expected Chinese economic data. China’s GDP QoY was recorded at 6.4% ...
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Industrials lift the local bourse

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The JSE advanced on Tuesday on the back of broad-based gains across most global indices. Positive Chinese housing data led to gains on the ...
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JSE weaker as markets struggle for direction

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The JSE retreated on Monday as global markets traded mostly mixed as markets sort a catalyst for direction. In Asia, the Shanghai Composite ...
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Minor recovery for stocks as prior session’s laggards rebound

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The JSE advanced on Friday mainly on the back of miners which rebounded following consecutive sessions of losses. Sentiment was also ...
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Local bourse closes weaker as mining and manufacturing data disappoints

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as investors sort for clues on the implication of the latest world economic outlook report from the ...
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Firmer rand lifts retailers and financials

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The JSE advanced on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based gains across most blue-chip stocks. Gains were recorded despite the South ...
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JSE closes weaker as IMF cuts SA’s growth forecast

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The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday as it tracked other global markets lower following the International Monetary Fund’s downward revision of ...
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JSE inches higher as resources rally

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Trading on the JSE got off to a lukewarm start as the local bourse traded mostly flat on Monday. Global markets retreated as investors ...
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Looking Ahead - Next weeks trading calendar 5 April 2019

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What to look forward to this week: There has been some exuberance in this week’s trading across most equity markets including the JSE. The ...
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Local bourse closes softer as markets seek direction

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as markets paused while awaiting fresh clues from the ongoing trade talks between China and the USA. ...
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Chinese economic data and trade talks fuel global stock surge

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The local bourse rallied on Wednesday as global stocks rose on the back of positive Chinese economic data and the resumption of trade talks ...
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JSE closes flat as stocks take a breather after previous session’s rally

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The JSE paused on Tuesday as it took a breather along with most global markets following a significant rally in the previous session. ...
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Chinese economic data provides catalyst for stock rally

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The JSE advanced on Monday on the back of broad-based gains across most equity markets which were inspired by positive Chinese economic ...
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Mixed trading session for the JSE as SARB keeps rates unchanged

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The JSE traded mostly flat on Thursday as market participants awaited the South African Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision which was ...
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JSE steam rolls ahead despite concerns over Turkey

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The JSE rallied to close firmer on Wednesday mainly on the back broad-based gains across most blue-chip stocks. The talking point of the ...
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JSE rebounds as global economic recession concerns thaw

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday despite opening weaker, as it gained momentum with the rebound in US equities. Global stocks staged a ...
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US Treasury yields inversion ignites fear across global stocks

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Global equity indices including the JSE fell on Monday in reaction to a flattening US yield curve which was further heightened by the ...
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Markets tread cautiously ahead of US Fed rate decision

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The JSE retreated on Wednesday as it tracked other global markets lower ahead of the US Fed’s rate decision. The US Fed is scheduled to ...
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Gains across JSE miners lift local bourse

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The JSE inched higher on Tuesday mainly on the back of gains recorded amongst JSE listed miners. PGM miners on the JSE advanced in today’s ...
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JSE rallies on the back of gains in Asian equities

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The JSE started the week in the green as it took a leaf from the firmer closes recorded in major Asian markets trading. In Hong Kong, ...
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Chinese economic stimulus measures lift global stocks

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The JSE advanced on Friday mainly on the back of broad-based positive sentiment which saw most equity markets trading firmer. The buoyancy ...
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Looking Ahead - Next weeks trading calendar 15 March 2019

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What to look forward to this week: It has been a worrying week for investors on the JSE particularly for shareholders of Aspen Pharmacare ...
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Local bourse closes softer after mixed trading session

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The JSE traded mostly mixed on Thursday as it struggled to gain significant direction in either direction. Locally, market participants ...
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JSE closes slightly firmer as SA business confidence falls

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The JSE shrugged off losses recorded in Asian markets trading earlier as it closed firmer on Wednesday. The gains recorded on the local ...
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JSE firmer as global stocks trade cautiously ahead of UK parliament vote

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The JSE inched higher on Tuesday as global equity indices gave a mixed reaction to the proceedings in the UK parliament. The British ...
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JSE starts the week in the green as industrials advance

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The JSE held on to its gains to close marginally firmer on Monday mainly on the back of gains recorded on the industrials index. Equities ...
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Looking Ahead - Next weeks trading calendar 8 March 2019

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  Earnings releases on the JSE haven’t produced a blockbuster stock rally as most investors would love to see, instead it is becoming more ...
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Weaker close for the JSE as earnings results produce more casualties

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The JSE closed weaker on Friday on the back of a broad-based equity sell-off across most global equity markets. On the JSE, the market was ...
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ECB’s dovish tone sets the stage for global equity sell-off

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The JSE tracked other global markets lower on Thursday as investors were tentative ahead of the European Central Bank’s interest rate ...
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Chinese index’s rally inspires gains on the JSE

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The local bourse took a leaf from the gains recorded in mainland China stocks as it closed firmer on Wednesday. Equities in China were ...
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Local bourse closes weaker as SA GDP beats forecasts

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The JSE erased earlier gains to close softer on Tuesday as broad-based weakness swept global stocks. Locally, investors eagerly awaited ...
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Flat close for the JSE as financials cap index gains

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The JSE closed flat on Monday as the losses recorded on the financials index capped the advance in the industrials index. Stocks in ...
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Minor reprieve for the JSE as it inches higher

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The JSE inched higher on Friday as stocks staged a mild rebound following consecutive sessions of losses. Most global equity indices were ...
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Your trading week summarised - 1st March 2019

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THE WEEK AHEAD What to look forward to this week: A number of companies have released their earnings results during the past week and the ...
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JSE weaker as companies flag tough conditions in earnings results

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The local bourse closed softer on Thursday as market participants reacted to a flurry of earnings releases from JSE listed companies. ...
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JSE closes flat after a weak trading session

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The JSE traded mostly softer on Wednesday as the selling pressure from other global markets crept onto the local bourse. Equity indexes in ...
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Local bourse shrugs global sentiment to close firmer

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The JSE bucked the trend in other global markets to close firmer on Tuesday, mainly on the back broad-based gains across the bourse’s major ...
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JSE closes softer as miners struggle

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The JSE got off to lukewarm start for the week despite other global equity markets rallying on news that Donald Trump had postponed the ...
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JSE lifted by positive sentiment from China and Europe

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Local stocks advanced on Friday as blue-chips led the gains mainly on the back of positive sentiment from Asia and Europe. With President ...
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Your trading week summarised - 22nd February 2019

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THE WEEK AHEAD What to look forward to this week: It has been a busy week on the JSE in terms of earnings releases as several companies ...
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JSE eases as global sentiment remains tentative

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The JSE traded mostly flat on Thursday as gains recorded on the financials were offset by losses recorded on the resources index. The ...
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Local bourse advances as finance minister delivers 2019 budget speech

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The JSE advanced on Wednesday led by gains recorded in the resources index where miners continue to soar on the back of firmer commodity ...
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Stocks weaker as investors exercise caution ahead of trade talks resumption

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Stocks paused on Tuesday as investors struck a cautious tone ahead of the start of the next round of trade talks between China and the USA ...
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Chinese loan data boosts global stocks

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The JSE edged higher on Monday mainly on the back of gains in Asian equities which advanced on the back of the optimism over the Chinese ...
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JSE manages gains after a lukewarm trading session

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The JSE traded mostly flat on Friday as it struggled to gain significant momentum following a tough trading session in Asia. The Nikkei ...
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Your trading week summarised - 15th February 2019

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THE WEEK AHEAD What to look forward to this week: Markets recorded decent gains over a couple of trading sessions this week as optimism ...
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Local bourse closes flat as rand weakens

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The JSE closed softer on Thursday on the back of weakness in financials and retailers after the rand fell against the greenback. The rand ...
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JSE edges higher as trade talk optimism continues to lift global stocks

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The JSE recorded gains on Wednesday as it tracked other global markets higher, which were buoyant on the back of signs of progress with the ...
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Risk on as sentiment remains buoyant

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The JSE advanced on Tuesday as global stocks rose on the back of positive news on the likely avoidance of another US government shutdown, ...
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JSE inches higher as Chinese markets reopen

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The JSE edged higher on Monday as it took a leaf from Chinese markets which resumed trading after a week-long holiday. In mainland China ...
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JSE retreats as US-China trade talks stall

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The lack of progress with the US-China trade talks further heightened investors’ concerns on Friday which led to most global stock indices ...
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Your trading week summarised - 8th February 2019

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What to look forward to this week.  
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Global equities retreat as EU issues economic growth warning

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as it tracked other global markets lower, as concerns about a slowing global economy spread following the ...
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Upbeat global sentiment continues to lift the JSE

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The JSE advanced on Wednesday as global markets remained upbeat on the back of a corporate earnings releases out of the USA. A number of US ...
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JSE breaks losing streak

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 The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday as it took a leaf from European and US equities which were buoyant on the back of good corporate earnings ...
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JSE weaker as rand retraces

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 The JSE started the week on the backfoot as it closed weaker mainly on the back of losses recorded in financials. There was little or no ...
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Your trading week summarised - 4th February 2019

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  Markets have largely been tentative as investors have been trying to digest major US corporate earnings and the US-China trade ...
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Local bourse closes softer as global markets remain tentative

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The JSE closed softer on Friday on the back of broad-based weakness across most of the local bourse’s major indices. Global equity markets ...
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JSE relinquishes earlier gains as blue-chips pull back

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 The JSE struggled to maintain its momentum on Thursday as losses in rand hedges and miners weighed on the bourse. Global markets were ...
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Retailers drag the JSE lower

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 The local bourse retreated on Wednesday on the back of losses recorded in retailers and index giant, Naspers. The weakness recorded in ...
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JSE advances as global stocks eye US-China trade talks

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday mainly on the back of advances recorded in rand hedges and miners. British American Tobacco [JSE:BTI] ...
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JSE closes softer after muted session

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A relatively flat trading session ensued on the JSE on Monday, but it eventually closed softer as it tracked other global indices lower. ...
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Firmer close for the JSE as rand advances

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The JSE closed the week on a positive note as it closed firmer on Friday mainly on the back of gains in resources and financials. ...
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LOOKING AHEAD - NEXT WEEKS TRADING CALENDAR 25 January 2019

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LOOKING AHEAD - Next Weeks Trading Calendar What to look forward to this week:  A relatively mixed trading week has ensued both on the JSE ...
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Industrials continue to weigh on the JSE

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 Local stocks closed softer on Thursday mainly on the back of losses recorded in industrials and resources stocks. Trading across global ...
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JSE closes weaker as index heavyweights remain subdued

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday as blue chips weighed down on the index. On the brighter side, South African inflation for December ...
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Gloomy IMF global outlook dampens the JSE

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 The JSE closed softer on Tuesday along with other major global indices as pessimism engulfed the markets after the IMF trimmed its global ...
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Rand hedges lift the JSE

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The JSE managed to close firmer on Monday mainly on the back of rand hedge stocks which advanced due to a softer rand. The local bourse ...
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JSE buoyed by global risk-on sentiment

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The JSE tracked other global markets on higher on Friday as the risk-on sentiment persisted. The bullish sentiment was also supported by ...
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LOOKING AHEAD - NEXT WEEKS TRADING CALENDAR 18 January 2019

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LOOKING AHEAD - Next Weeks Trading Calendar What to look forward to this week: Fresh optimism engulfed global markets last week as the USA ...
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JSE closes weaker as retailers flag lower festive season sales

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The JSE retreated on Thursday as pressure mounted on local retailers following the release of weaker trading statements from some of the ...
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JSE mildly firmer as global stocks shrug off Brexit vote

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The JSE closed firmer on Wednesday after a relatively flat trading session. Global markets were tentative on Tuesday as the UK parliament ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 14 January 2019

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YOUR MONDAY WAKE UP CALL What to look forward to this week  Global stocks have gotten off to a relatively good start this year as we have ...
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Index heavyweights lift the JSE

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The JSE shrugged off weak global sentiment to close firmer on Friday mainly on the back of gains in blue-chip index heavyweights. The local ...
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Local bourse closes as softer as markets remain constrained

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as it tracked other global markets lower as the equity sell-off deepened after the US Fed hiked rates. ...
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Morning Market Scoop 20 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 20 December 2018 In our morning market scoop:  Fed hikes rates, sell-off deepens The End Of The Road For Cheap Money..?
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Stocks close firmer ahead of US rate decision

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The JSE closed firmer on Wednesday mainly on the back of a mild rally in financials and gold miners. Sentiment across global markets was ...
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Morning Market Scoop 19 December 2018

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Morning Market Scoop 18 December 2018 In our morning market scoop: US Fed rate decision Hike or No Rate Hike..?
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Global market jitters weigh on the JSE

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The JSE fell on Tuesday on the back of a global slide in stocks as investors fret over the upcoming US Fed rate decision and US-China trade ...
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JSE closes firmer after a choppy trading session

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The JSE held on to its gains to close firmer on Thursday as global markets remained upbeat following consecutive sessions of gains. Trading ...
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JSE firmer as global stocks remain optimistic on US-China trade deal

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The JSE closed firmer on Wednesday as it tracked other global equity benchmarks higher mainly on the back of positive comments on trade ...
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Moderate gains for stocks as China looks to cut tariffs

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday on the back of a mild rebound on global stocks as news broke out about the possibility of a tariff cut on ...
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JSE weaker as stocks crumble amidst global economic growth concerns

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The JSE started the week on the backfoot as it followed the trend in global equities which traded mostly weaker due to concerns over the ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 10 December 2018

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YOUR MONDAY WAKE UP CALL   What to look forward to this week Global markets struggled last week after a sell-off was induced by concerns of ...
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JSE holds on to gains in tentative trading

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The JSE rebounded on Friday following consecutive sessions of losses due to negative global sentiment. Global markets were relatively ...
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Stocks fall as new risks emerge to US-China trade deal

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Global stocks sunk even further on Thursday as trade concerns grew following the arrest of a top executive from Huawei in Canada for ...
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Falling yield curves set up global stock rout

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The JSE was not spared by the global equity rout which started in the USA overnight as the local bourse closed weaker on Wednesday. US ...
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JSE firmer as SA GDP data impresses

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The JSE held on to its gains to close marginally firmer on Tuesday as South Africa emerged out of a technical recession. Local market ...
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US-China trade talks reignite risk appetite

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Global markets rallied on Monday as they were buoyed by the positive sentiment as a result of the meeting between the China and the USA. ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 3 December 2018

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YOUR MONDAY WAKE UP CALL   What to look forward to this week Stocks were relatively upbeat last week as investors anticipated a possible ...
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Global stocks inch higher as US-China meeting draws closer

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The local bourse rallied on Wednesday on the back of renewed investor optimism ahead of meetings between China and the USA on trade. Asian ...
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JSE down in relatively mixed session

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The JSE retreated on Tuesday as global markets traded relatively mixed as they try to gauge the possible outcomes from Brexit and trade ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 26 November 2018

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YOUR MONDAY WAKE UP CALL   What to look forward to this week The SARB raised the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.75% on Thursday last ...
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JSE closes weaker as European growth concerns resurface

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The JSE fell on Friday as cautious trading ensued due to the thanksgiving holiday in the USA. Trading volumes across most equity markets ...
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Flat trading session for the JSE as central bank raises rates

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday after a relatively flat trading session as the local market anticipated the interest rate decision from ...
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Respite for global markets sees JSE inch higher

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The JSE inched higher on Wednesday as a broad-based global equity market rebound ensued. Technology stocks which have been the primary ...
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US led tech rout drags global markets

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The JSE fell on Tuesday as the negative sentiment from the tech sell-off in the USA engulfed global markets. The Nasdaq plummeted 3.03% in ...
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JSE inches higher as global equities remain mixed

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JSE inches higher as global equities remain mixed The JSE inched higher on Monday as global equities were relatively mixed following Donald ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 19 November 2018

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YOUR MONDAY WAKE UP CALL   What to look forward to this week Last week was another rough week for the JSE All-Share index as it fell 2.25% ...
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JSE erases earlier gains to close weaker

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JSE erases earlier gains to close weaker The JSE erased earlier gains to close weaker on Friday as blue-chips lost momentum in the ...
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Global stocks mixed as draft Brexit deal causes fractures

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Global stocks including the JSE traded relatively mixed on Thursday as the British Prime Minister tried to save the draft Brexit deal.
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JSE weaker as Tencent releases its 3rd quarter earnings

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The JSE closed softer on Wednesday following a session where the index was trading mostly in the red. The All-Share index was set for some ...
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Rebound falls short as JSE closes weaker

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The local bourse closed weaker on Tuesday following a relatively mixed session where the local index struggled for direction. The JSE ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 12 November 2018

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YOUR MONDAY WAKE UP CALL What to look forward to this week.  Global equity markets entered a fresh slump last week as concerns over global ...
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JSE closes weaker as fresh fears are reignited into global markets

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The JSE closed weaker along with other global markets on Friday as fears were sparked due to concerns over China and the US Fed. The US Fed ...
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JSE weakens ahead of U.S interest rate decision

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as emerging markets retreated ahead of the US Fed interest rate decision. JSE-listed heavyweights dragged ...
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Markets upbeat as US mid-term election results are announced

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The JSE inched higher on Wednesday as global stocks responded positively to the results of the US mid-term elections. Initial results from ...
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Local stocks dip as caution prevails ahead of US mid-term elections

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The JSE fell along with European counters on Tuesday as global investors exercised caution ahead of the mid-term elections in the USA. With ...
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JSE shrugs off Asian weakness to close firmer

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The JSE edged higher on Monday as it brushed off earlier market jitters from Asia. Asian markets buckled as concerns over trade wars and ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 5 November 2018

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What to look forward to this week: Investors found some reprieve last week as global markets rebounded on the back of good US corporate ...
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Markets surge as trade war concerns thaw

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The local bourse concluded a week of recovery as it closed firmer on Friday. Global equity markets were buoyant on the possibility of the ...
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JSE firmer as global investor confidence improves

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The JSE closed firmer on Thursday led by gains mainly from the industrials sector. Sentiment has continued to improve in the Asian markets ...
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Stocks close firmer to mark the end of red October

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The Chinese mainland equity benchmark rose despite a decline in the Non-Manufacturing and Manufacturing PMI numbers recorded in the numbers ...
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European auto stocks lead market rebound

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The JSE closed firmer on Monday mainly on the back of improved sentiment in European automotive stocks which saw European equities inch ...
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Your Trading Week Economic Calendar

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What to look forward to this week The market remains in bear territory as investor sentiment continues to deteriorate amid a flurry of ...
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Local bourse falls as global stocks resume slump

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The JSE fell on Friday as it followed the trend in other global markets which resumed their slump led by tech stocks. Amazon and Alphabet ...
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JSE rises as markets stage rebound

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The JSE erased earlier losses to close firmer on Thursday following a European led rebound. The local bourse did open weaker after a steep ...
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Morning Market Scoop 25 October 2018

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  Stock markets continue to plummet Jitters are rife across most global equity markets as investors remain increasing bearish due to a ...
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JSE down as resurgence falls short

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The JSE tried to stage a rebound in the afternoon session to but it came up short to close weaker on Wednesday. The resurgence on the JSE ...
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Global markets tumble amid market pessimism

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The JSE fell along with other global equity markets amid a stock market tumble led by European and US equities. Risk-off was the order of ...
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Chinese equity rally lifts the JSE

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The JSE started the week on the front foot as it closed firmer mainly on the back of positive sentiment emanating from Asian markets. Asian ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 22 October 2018

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What to look forward to this week A possible equity rout was averted on Friday following the release of weaker than expected Chinese GDP ...
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Local equities close flat as investors remain on edge

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The local bourse closed weaker on Friday concluding another difficult trading week for global stocks. China released its Q3 GDP QoY numbers ...
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Stocks retreat as global risk-appetite slows

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as it continued to be weighed down by most blue-chip stocks which traded mostly weaker. Local equities ...
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JSE closes weaker as stocks erase gains

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The JSE erased earlier gains to close weaker on Wednesday as blue-chip stocks withered. The Nikkei and the Shanghai Composite Index managed ...
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US corporate earnings provide catalyst for stock gains

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday as global stocks shifted their attention to earnings releases from giants such as Goldman Sachs and Morgan ...
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Global stocks resume downtrend

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The rally recorded in global stocks on Friday was short-lived as they resumed their downtrend on Monday. The downtrend was led Asian ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 15 October 2018

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What to look forward to this week   Global stocks had one of their worst performing weeks in last week’s trading. Tencent Holdings fell ...
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JSE falls as global stock rout continues

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The local bourse closed weaker on Thursday as global equity markets remained in a significant downtrend. Following a tech led sell-off in ...
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JSE closes flat and Tito Mboweni is announced as the new finance minister

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The local bourse closed weaker on Tuesday as stocks globally struggled to find a reprieve. The rand was volatile as the market tried to ...
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Monday Morning Wake up Call 08 October 2018

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The impact of US Treasury yields rising to 7-year highs has had a negative effect on emerging market currencies including the rand. The ...
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JSE rallies as the president announces economic stimulus plan

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The JSE firmed on Thursday along with other major global markets as focus shifted from the Sino-USA trade war. The JSE rallied to close ...
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Stocks rise as markets shift attention from the trade war

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The JSE firmed on Thursday along with other major global markets as focus shifted from the Sino-USA trade war. Locally, the market was ...
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Local bourse inches higher as inflation slows

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The JSE barely closed firmer on Wednesday mainly on the back of gains in recorded in the financials and resources indices. On the economic ...
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JSE closes flat as markets struggle for direction

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The local bourse struggled for direction on Tuesday as global markets digested the imposition of a 10% tariff on Chinese goods by the USA, ...
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JSE closes weaker as global markets react to new tariffs

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday following a session where it mostly traded in the red. Global markets struggled after Donald Trump ...
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Monday Wake Up Call 17 September 2018

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This Monday morning, Musa Makoni, gives us a round up on what we can look forward to in this week of trading. 
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Rand hedges rebound to lift the JSE

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The JSE closed firmer on Friday as rand hedges rebounded following the retracement in the rand. Rand hedges found some momentum as the rand ...
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JSE barely closes firmer after a mixed session

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The JSE inched higher on Thursday as retailers and blue-chip index heavyweights firmed. There was some disappointment in the South African ...
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JSE closes lower as retail sales disappoint

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The JSE closed softer on Wednesday following disappointment in South Africa’s retail sales numbers for July which came in lower than ...
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New set of potential tariffs weighs down on emerging markets

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday as the trade war induced bearish sentiment persisted across emerging markets. Donald Trump threatened to ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 10 September 2018

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Last week ended with the release of US jobs data which came in better than anticipated for the month of August. US inflation is also in an ...
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Retailers and financials get a lift from the firmer rand

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The JSE closed firmer on Thursday led by retailers and financials which rebounded on the back of the firmer rand. The rand strengthened ...
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JSE closes weaker as emerging markets remain subdued

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The JSE weakened further on Wednesday as the sell-off in emerging markets and the rand intensified. The rand slumped to a session low of ...
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JSE weaker as South Africa slips into a recession

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The JSE fell on Tuesday after data released by Statistics SA showed that South Africa’s GDP contracted for a second consecutive quarter. ...
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JSE struggles for direction as trade concerns dim optimism

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The JSE got off to a cagey start as global markets struggled to find direction amid the trade war escalations. Concerns are rife that the ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 3 September 2018

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A brand-new week and month is upon us. Trade wars and the Turkish lira dominated the news headlines in the month of August and certainly ...
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Index heavyweights drag the JSE lower

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The JSE closed weaker on Friday as Naspers and other index heavyweights dragged the local bourse lower. Most of the blue-chip counters were ...
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Concerns over US-China trade spat reignites market jitters

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Global stocks retreated on Thursday as concerns arose that China and the USA might not reach a deal on their trade spat soon. These ...
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Local bourse closes firmer after a mixed trading session

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday following a mixed trading session where the local bourse swung between gains or losses. Global markets ...
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Firmer rand lifts financials and retailers

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Retailers and financials led the JSE higher on Tuesday after the rand strengthened to a 2-week high against the greenback. The rand briefly ...
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Global stocks rally on NAFTA deal

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The JSE rallied along with other global markets to close firmer on Monday as optimism crept back amongst investors. Positive developments ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 27 August 2018

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Last week was mainly dominated by earnings from some JSE listed blue chip stocks. Evidence of the tough retail operating environment has ...
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JSE caps off week of gains

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The JSE capped off a week of consecutive gains as it closed firmer on Friday led by index heavyweight Naspers and miners. The local bourse ...
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Local bourse inches higher after a mixed session

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The JSE closed marginally firmer on Thursday following a rather mixed session where the index struggled initially. Clicks [JSE:CLS] jumped ...
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JSE rises as emerging market recovery continues

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The JSE rose for a third consecutive session on Wednesday as emerging markets remained buoyant. In the currency markets, the greenback ...
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US dollar slides as Trump criticizes US Fed

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The JSE reversed earlier losses to inch higher on Tuesday as emerging markets found some reprieve. The US dollar came under pressure ...
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US-China talks lift global markets

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The JSE tracked higher on Monday as optimism over the US-China trade talks lifted global stocks. Equity benchmarks in mainland China and ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 20 August 2018

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Last week was another tough one for the JSE All-Share index as it lost 1.83%. Emerging markets remain out of favour and locally this has ...
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JSE struggles to maintain earlier momentum

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  The JSE barely closed firmer on Friday as it struggled to maintain earlier gains. The rand weakened significantly against a basket of ...
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China-US trade talks could inspire market rebound

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Trade specialist Musa Makoni steps in for Odwa this morning to bring you your daily morning market podcast.
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Stocks rebound to lift the JSE

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The JSE rebounded to close firmer on Thursday following Wednesday’s sharp sell-off. Most of the blue-chip stocks which closed sharply lower ...
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Naspers drags the JSE lower following Tencent’s weaker results

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The JSE slipped on Wednesday after Naspers slumped following the release of Tencent Holdings’ 2nd quarter earnings results. Tencent ...
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Blue chips pull back as rand stages mild recovery

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The JSE eased on Tuesday as rand hedges retreated due to the firmer rand
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Turkish currency crisis continues to weigh on emerging markets

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The JSE and European counters dragged lower on Monday after the Turkish lira slumped to a new all-time low overnight. The contagion arising ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 13 August 2018

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An emerging market currency rout is currently underway due to the slump in the Turkish Lira. As of Monday morning, we have seen the rand ...
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Turkish Lira implosion spells trouble for emerging markets

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The JSE closed weaker on Friday even as rand hedge stocks rose on the back of the weaker rand. The rand along with other emerging market ...
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Trade tensions reignite trade cautiousness

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The JSE barely closed firmer on Wednesday as investors turned cautious after China announced its plans to retaliate to the latest US ...
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JSE rallies on the back of positive Chinese sentiment

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The JSE closed higher on Tuesday as the big jump in Asian counters inspired a rebound in global stocks. Chinese stocks shrugged off the ...
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Local bourse starts the week on the backfoot

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The JSE got off to a slow start for the week as it closed softer on Monday. The local bourse opened mildly firmer but struggled to gain any ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 06 August 2018

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Following a week filled with major central bank interest rate decisions we expect this week to be relatively quiet. The Bank of England ...
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European counters inspire a rebound on the JSE

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The JSE rebounded to close firmer on Friday following Thursday’s trade war induced sell-off. The local bourse tracked higher along with ...
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JSE slides along with global peers on trade concerns

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Global markets pulled back on Thursday as trade concerns were reignited following news that the Trump administration was looking to raise ...
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JSE closes firmer as rand hedges advance

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The JSE inched higher on Friday as rand hedges rose on the back of the firmer rand.
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Trade agreement brings relief to global markets

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The local bourse advanced on Thursday following the agreement reached between Donald Trump and the European Union to negotiate on trade.
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Trade worries weigh on stocks

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The JSE retreated along with other global stocks on Wednesday as trade worries reignited market fears.
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Risk on as global markets and local miners rally

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Global markets rose on Tuesday as upbeat earnings from Wall Street and improved investor appetite lifted stocks.
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JSE pulls backs as emerging market currencies take a knock

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The JSE pulled back on Monday as emerging markets came under pressure following Donald Trump’s comments about Chinese and European ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 23 July 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week
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JSE advances as retailers and financials maintain momentum

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The JSE advanced on Friday as retailers and financials continued to lift the local bourse higher.
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JSE closes firmer as reserve bank keeps rates unchanged

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The JSE closed marginally firmer on Thursday after another mixed trading session.
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JSE closes firmer after flat trading session

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The JSE closed firmer on Wednesday after a relatively muted trading session. The local bourse struggled to find a significant catalyst for ...
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Financials and retailers brake the JSE’s losing streak

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The JSE broke a five-session losing streak to close firmer on Tuesday as financials and retailers lifted the local bourse. The All-Share ...
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Weaker Chinese data weighs on global markets

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The JSE started the week on the backfoot as weak Chinese growth numbers weighed on global markets. Chinese GDP QoY came in at 6.7% which ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 16 July 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week US earnings season is upon us and we have already seen earnings results from some of the USA’s ...
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Local bourse closes weaker as blue-chips continue to struggle

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The JSE closed weaker for a fourth consecutive session on Friday to end the week in the red as the sell-off on the local bourse persisted. ...
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Stronger rand weighs on the JSE

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday after erasing earlier gains as the negative trade war sentiment and stronger rand dragged the local ...
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Global equities slide as US announces fresh tariffs

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday as it tracked other global markets lower due to renewed trade war concerns. Global markets came under ...
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JSE bucks the trend in other global markets to close weaker

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The JSE bucked the trend to close lower on Tuesday as retailers and financials dragged the index lower.
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Trade concerns abated as global markets rally

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Markets started the week on a positive note as equities advanced thanks in part to the upbeat US jobs data from Friday. Concerns about the ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 09 July 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Following last week’s buzz surrounding Non-Farm Payrolls and the implementation of tariffs on ...
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Softer close for the JSE after bourse erases earlier gains

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The JSE erased earlier gains to end the day softer as blue-chips lost their earlier momentum. Friday marked the implementation of US ...
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JSE closes weaker after a relatively slow trading session

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday following another flat trading session in which the local bourse struggled to find a catalyst for ...
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Financials lead the JSE’s recovery

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The local bourse managed to close firmer on Wednesday despite trading mostly weaker for most of the session. Rand hedges pulled back due to ...
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The JSE closes firmer after muted start

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday following a flat trading session in which the index struggled to find a catalyst for direction. Local ...
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Local bourse retreats as trade concerns linger

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The JSE retreated on Monday as global equity markets slowed down due to increasing trade war concerns. The local bourse started the 3rd ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 02 July 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week We are officially in the second half of the year and it has been rough year for the JSE so far. ...
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JSE manages to close firmer after weaker start

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The JSE advanced on Thursday despite a slow start which saw it briefly trade in the red. Trading on the local bourse was very similar to ...
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JSE buoyed by recovery in global equities

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The JSE recovered from an earlier slump to close the day firmer on Wednesday as global equities staged a minor recovery. The local bourse ...
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JSE erases earlier gains to end the day weaker

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The JSE erased earlier gains to close weaker on Tuesday as index heavyweight Naspers dragged the blue chips lower. Naspers [JSE:NPN] traded ...
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JSE closes weaker due to increased trade war concerns

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday as global markets started on the backfoot due to increased trade war concerns. Trade concerns were ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 25 June 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week The trade war between China and the USA continues to weigh down on global equity markets. The JSE ...
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Blue chips lift the JSE

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The JSE closed firmer on Friday as blue-chip stocks and the stronger Rand helped propel the bourse higher. The Rand strengthened in today’s ...
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JSE pulls back as trade concerns are reignited

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The JSE eased on Thursday following a relatively muted trading session compared to the previous 3 trading sessions. Trading on the local ...
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Reprieve for global markets sees JSE close firmer

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The JSE found some reprieve on Wednesday as global markets rebounded mainly on the back of new Chinese stimulus. The Chinese central bank ...
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Markets continue to reel as trade concerns remain

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The JSE trended lower along with other global equity markets as trade concerns continued to dominate market sentiment. Donald Trump ...
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Markets tumble as China retaliates to trade tariffs

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Global equities started the week on the backfoot as China retaliated to the USA’s tariffs. China has threatened to impose tariffs on US oil ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 18 June 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Central bank rate decisions grabbed the headlines last week and particularly the US Fed which ...
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Markets slide as US announces tariffs on China

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Global markets including the JSE retreated on Friday after the USA announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods and services. ...
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Pressure mounts on emerging markets as US raises rates

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The JSE barely managed to close firmer on Thursday as it trended mostly lower along with other emerging market economies. Emerging market ...
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Rand hedges lift the JSE

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The JSE rose on Wednesday as Rand hedges lifted the local bourse due to the weaker Rand. The Rand came under pressure in the morning ...
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JSE mildly firmer amid indecision on the Trump-Kim summit

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday as global markets were undecided on the implications of the meeting between Donald Trump and the North ...
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Markets flat after muted trading session

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The JSE closed flat on Monday after a relatively muted trading session. The local bourse struggled to find impetus for significant momentum ...
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Rand tumbles as emerging markets sell-off continues

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The JSE closed weaker on Friday as emerging market currencies led by the Rand, tumbled against the greenback. The Rand weakened to its ...
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Rand takes a knock as JSE closes in the green

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The JSE closed firmer for a second consecutive session as Rand hedge stocks extended their gains on the back of the weaker Rand. The Rand ...
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JSE rises as market shrugs off disappointing growth numbers

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The JSE rebounded to close firmer on Wednesday as the market recovered from the previous session’s slump. There was a minor disappointment ...
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Local stocks slide as SA GDP disappoints

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The JSE was dragged lower on Tuesday as South African GDP data released by StatsSA missed most analysts’ expectations. The South African ...
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JSE tracks higher in line with other global markets

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The JSE was lifted on Monday as global markets responded positively to Friday’s upbeat US jobs report. US major indices gained over 1% on ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 04 June 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Donald Trump is looking to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium products from Canada, Europe and ...
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JSE closes firmer as global stocks rise amid Italian coalition deal

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The JSE was lifted on Friday mainly due to the resurgence in global stocks amid the resumption of coalition talks in Italy. European ...
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JSE rebounds as Italian crisis fears subside

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The JSE rebounded to close firmer on Thursday as it followed the trend in other global markets. Investors globally found relief in the ...
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JSE subdued as global equities remain on edge

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The JSE recorded another session of losses as global equities continued to trade weaker in light of the political crisis in Italy. The ...
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Global markets weaker as Italian political situation worsens

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The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday as concerns about Italy induced a sell-off in global equities. Italy’s short-dated and long-dated Treasury ...
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Weaker close on the JSE after dormant session

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The JSE closed softer on Monday following a rather dormant trading session. The local index struggled to find a catalyst for direction due ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 28 May 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Bond yields, particularly US Treasury yields continue to be the primary focus for global markets. ...
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JSE holds steady in cautious trade

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The JSE closed firmer on Friday after a cautious trading session where volatility was relatively subdued.
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Local bourse loses steam to end the day in the red

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The JSE closed softer on Thursday after the local bourse failed to grasp onto its earlier gains.
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Morning Podcast - "Trump casts doubt over talks"

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JSE erases earlier losses to close firmer

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The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday despite briefly trading in the red after the index opened weaker. The majority of the blue-chip index’s ...
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JSE closes flat after erratic trading session

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The JSE managed to close flat on Monday after a volatile trading session. The volatility on the local bourse could largely be attributed to ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 21 May 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week “Is it on or it is off?”, that was the question surrounding the proposed US and North Korea talks ...
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Rand slumps as 10-year Treasury yields blow out

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The JSE closed weaker on Friday as banks and retailers dragged the local index lower due to the weaker Rand. The benchmark 10-year Treasury ...
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Markets weaker on the back of profit-taking

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as profit-taking swamped the market following the strong close recorded on Wednesday. Globally, benchmark ...
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JSE firms after Naspers jumps

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The JSE reversed earlier losses to close firmer on Wednesday as index heavyweight, Naspers, catapulted the local bourse. Naspers [JSE:NPN] ...
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Higher US Treasury yields drag equities lower

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The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday after coming under significant pressure following the opening of US equity markets this afternoon. The ...
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JSE gains towards the close

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The JSE got off to a slow start but it managed to gain towards the close to end the day firmer on Monday.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 14 May 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate sanctions on Iran was the major headline for last week as ...
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JSE adds to gains on Friday 11 May 2018

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The JSE recorded a third consecutive session of gains which saw the local index close firmer on Friday.
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Financials lift the JSE

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The JSE inched higher on Thursday as financials and index heavyweight Naspers lifted the local bourse. Local economic data disappointed as ...
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JSE closes firmer as global markets react to Iran deal exit

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The seesaw on the JSE continued as the local bourse managed to close firmer on Wednesday. The big discussion in global markets today was ...
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JSE softer ahead of Trump's decision on Iran

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The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday as stocks retreated from their mildly firmer close on Monday. Rand hedge stocks benefitted from the weaker ...
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Markets inch higher after slow start

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The JSE recorded a firmer close on Monday after a relatively lukewarm trading session where the index lacked significant momentum. There ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 7 May 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week A brand new trading week is upon us and with it comes yet another opportunity to profit from the ...
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Blue chip counters propel the JSE higher

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The JSE firmed on Friday as it rebounded from the aggressive sell-off recorded on Thursday. The local bourse was buoyed by US markets which ...
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JSE slides in line with global markets

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as it followed the trend lower in other global markets. US markets came under pressure overnight after ...
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Choppy trading session for the JSE

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The JSE closed firmer on Wednesday after a relatively flat trading session in which the local bourse struggled for direction. Local ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 30 April 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week We have yet another shortened trading week on our hands but given the trends over the past few ...
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JSE struggles compared to peers

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The JSE traded mostly weaker on Tuesday as it struggled to emulate the moves higher recorded in European indices. The local bourse opened ...
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JSE inches higher as Trump changes trade stance

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The JSE closed firmer on Friday which was in line with global markets which seemed to have shaken-off their concerns of a trade war and ...
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Markets close firmer after earlier weakness

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The JSE erased earlier losses to close firmer on Thursday in a session where the market struggled to get a catalyst for direction.
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Trumps comments reignite fears in global markets

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The JSE closed lower on Wednesday mainly on the back of profit-taking, as well as a flight to safety on the back of Donald Trump’s comments ...
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Markets rally on China's positive sentiments

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Global equity markets including the JSE gained on Tuesday after China’s president struck a positive tone with regards to his country’s ...
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Muted trading session for the JSE

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The JSE closed firmer on Monday after a relatively muted trading session compared to the trend recorded last week. The local bourse opened ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 09 April 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week A trade war is definitely underway between the US and China, and at the moment both sides seem ...
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Firmer close for JSE after slow start

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The JSE closed firmer on Friday after getting off to a rather slow start which saw it opening weaker.
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Global equities rebound

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The JSE closed firmer on Thursday which was in line with the trend in global equities which staged a comeback following consecutive ...
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Volatility peaks as trade war intensifies

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday in a session that was characterised by high volatility amongst the blue-chip constituents.
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Trade war weighs on the JSE

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The threat of a trade war between the USA and China has sent jitters into global equity markets and the JSE has not been spared. The local ...
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Relief for the JSE

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The JSE found some relief on Thursday as it closed firmer following consecutive trading sessions of significant losses.
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Global equity sell-off weighs on JSE

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A sharp sell-off in US equity markets on Tuesday and Asian equities on Wednesday filtered onto the JSE as the local bourse closed sharply ...
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JSE lower after erasing earlier gains

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The JSE closed softer on Tuesday after it erased all the gains from earlier on in the session.
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Local equities softer despite global bounce

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday despite a relief bounce in other global equity markets. The local bourse traded flat after the open but it ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 26 March 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Tariffs, tariffs and more tariffs. President Donald Trump is laying down the hammer particularly ...
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JSE slides ahead of ratings decision

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The JSE traded softer on Friday ahead of the ratings decision from Moody’s which was expected well after the market close.
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Naspers drags JSE lower

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday mainly on the back of a sell-off in Naspers which came under significant pressure following the ...
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CPI data sends retailers soaring

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The local bourse continued to struggle to find direction in early trade on Tuesday after US markets closed the day weaker on Monday ...
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Sluggish start to the week for the JSE

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The JSE closed flat on Monday after another sluggish trading session in which the local bourse struggled to find direction.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 19 March 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week It’s a brand new week and with it comes a chance to look at things with a relatively new ...
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Market struggles to find direction

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The local equity market was mixed on Friday in a session where the JSE swung between the red and green, as it struggled to gain significant ...
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JSE erases earlier gains to close lower

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The JSE erased its earlier gains to close weaker on Thursday following a similar reversal in some of the blue-chip counters.
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Retailers weigh on the JSE

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday as retailers and Naspers dragged the local index lower.
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Local equities softer after a flat trading session

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The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday following a rather lukewarm trading session where the bourse traded mostly flat.
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JSE firms on positive global sentiment

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The JSE started the week on a positive note as it was buoyed by the current positive sentiment in global equity markets.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 12 March 2018

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JSE struggles to find direction

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The JSE eventually closed firmer on Friday in a session where the local bourse struggled to find direction.
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Local equities give up gains to end the day flat

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The JSE closed flat on Thursday in a session which saw it reverse most of its earlier gains.
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Volatile trading session for the JSE

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The JSE tracked lower on Wednesday in a session that was characterised by significant volatility.
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JSE soars as GDP beats estimates

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The JSE jumped on Tuesday after South African GDP data released by StatsSA came in higher than market estimates.
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JSE manages to close firmer after sluggish start

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The JSE ended the day firmer on Monday following a sluggish start which saw it trade briefly in the red.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 5 March 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Global market trends continue to play a bigger factor in the direction of the JSE compared to ...
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Market slide persists as Trump proposes tariffs

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The JSE slid further on Friday in line with global markets on the back of Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel imports into the USA. ...
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Equity markets jittery ahead of Powell's speech

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European equity markets and the JSE were on edge ahead of the US Fed Chairman’s speech at the US Congress. The JSE traded softer on ...
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US FED Chair's testimony drags global equity markets

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Global equity markets including the JSE came under pressure on Wednesday following new US Fed chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony before ...
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BIDVEST Potential Long Trade- Technical Note

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Bidvest has pulled back from its most recent rally and there might be an opportunity for another minor rally should the current support ...
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JSE bouyed by financials and retailers

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Local equity markets closed firmer on Tuesday as retail and financial stocks led gains on the JSE.
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Positive global sentiment lifts the JSE

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The JSE started the week on a positive note as it inched higher in line with the positive global equity sentiment. The Rand peaked at a ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 26 February 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Last week was mainly characterised by earnings results from JSE listed companies and they were ...
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Relief for the JSE

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The JSE had some reprieve on Friday as the local bourse bounced following the sell-off on Thursday.
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JSE softer amid flurry of earnings

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The local bourse closed weaker on Thursday in a session that was mainly characterised by the release of earnings results from a number of ...
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Budget speech inspires the JSE

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The JSE turned the tide on Wednesday to end the day in the green after the delivery of South Africa’s 2018 budget speech by finance ...
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Local equities weaker as euphoria fades

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The JSE closed weaker on Monday as the blue chip counters weighed down on the local bourse. The euphoria from last week’s political events ...
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BHP Billiton & Anglo American PLC - Technical Notes

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Potential Long Trades: Musa Makoni gives us two possible long trades to consider. BHP Billiton and Anglo American PLC. Will one take off? ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 19 February 2018

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Morning Podcast - Minor Rand weakness

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Morning Podcast JSE Roundup

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Your Monday Wake Up Call 12 February 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week To say last week was a tough week for equity markets would be putting it lightly, the sell-off ...
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US led equity sell-off drags the JSE

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The JSE traded under pressure on Friday following the sharp sell-off in US equity markets in Thursday’s session.
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JSE softer as momentum fades

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as the momentum from the previous day quickly faded.
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Small relief for the JSE

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The JSE found some reprieve on Wednesday as it managed to close the day firmer following consecutive sessions of relatively big losses. ...
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Successfully trade ETN's & ETF's

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But first, understand the risk: The current sell-off (February 2018) has left a few casualties in its path particularly for two ...
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JSE weaker as global sell-off deepens

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The JSE ended sharply lower on Tuesday as the broad based sell-off in global equities continued. US equity markets recorded their biggest ...
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Local equities take a big knock

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The JSE took a knock on Monday as equities slid on the back of the current sell-off in global equities. Fears of a US Fed rate hike and ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 05 February 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week The ANC top committee met with President Jacob Zuma over the weekend to try and persuade him to ...
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Global equity sell-off continues- Morning Podcast

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Your Monday Wake Up Call 29 January 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week The World Economic Forum is behind us and judging from the press conferences and interviews, it ...
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Capitec - First Target Reached (UPDATE)

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TRADE CONCLUDED: In the money stop loss of R1035.00 triggered on the 26 January 2017. First target of R1060.50 reached. Take half profits ...
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Capitec - Go Long

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According to the Andrew’s Pitchfork technical analysis tool, Capitec is testing a key support level. Due to the strengthening Rand I expect ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 22 January 2018

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JSE flat as listed property stocks remain under pressure

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The JSE closed flat on Friday after a mixed session where the index failed to get a clear direction. Listed property stocks took another ...
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Reserve Bank keeps rates unchanged

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Local equities closed flat on Thursday as the South African Reserve Bank kept the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.75%.
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JSE climbs higher as Rand sensitives perform well

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Retail and financial stocks lifted the JSE on Wednesday as they recorded another day of gains. Retail Sales data released by StatsSA beat ...
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Palladium - Go Long

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Palladium has had a stellar rally recently but it recently recorded a minor retracement. Short-to-medium forecasts anticipate increased ...
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Financials rally on the back of a firmer Rand

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The JSE tracked higher on Tuesday as the Rand propelled financial stocks higher.
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Miners lead the JSE higher

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The JSE closed firmer on Monday as miners led the way on the back of firmer commodity prices. On the top gainers, AngloGold Ashanti ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 15 January 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week The oncoming of the new year brings with it the hope and desire for better outcomes compared to ...
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"Taking a look at USD and gold" Market Podcast 2 Jan 2018

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JSE breaks losing streak

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  The JSE closed firmer on Thursday as it broke a streak of consecutive losing sessions.
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JSE local equities weaker as inflation slows

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  The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday as the current selling pressure in most of the blue chip stocks persisted.
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JSE weaker as blue chip stocks remain under pressure

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  The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday as most of the blue chip stocks on the local bourse traded under pressure. Lonmin [JSE:LON] jumped 5.18% ...
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Your Morning Market Podcast 01/12/2017

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A busy day in terms of economic data  
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Your Morning Market Podcast 30/11/2017

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OPEC extends production cuts  
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Your Morning Market Podcast 28/11/2017

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World equity markets weaker.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 27 November 2017

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What to look forward to this trading week S&P downgraded South Africa’s local debt to junk and Moody’s placed it on review for a downgrade. ...
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JSE weaker as reserve bank rates unchanged

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as momentum remained heavily skewed to the downside from the previous day.
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Fresh all-time highs for the JSE

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The JSE powered to new all-time highs on the All-Share Index as blue chip stocks continued to propel the bourse higher. The JSE All-Share ...
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JSE firmer as Naspers reaches R4000

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The JSE opened the week firmer as it was propelled by index heavyweight Naspers [JSE:NPN] and Rand hedge stocks.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 20 November 2017

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What to look forward to this trading week
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Naspers and Rand sensitives push JSE higher

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The JSE recorded gains on Friday as the local bourse was buoyed by retailers and financials stocks.
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JSE rebounds from consecutive losses

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The JSE closed firmer on Thursday as it broke the trend of consecutive losses this week.
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JSE closes weaker following major global indices

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The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday as the local bourse followed the trend in other major global indices.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 13 November 2017

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What to look forward to this trading week
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JSE weaker in muted trading

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The JSE closed weaker on Friday after a relatively muted trading session where equities couldn’t gain significant momentum.
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Rand hedges weigh down on the JSE

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The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as Rand hedge stocks weighed down on the local bourse.
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Local equities weaker as the JSE takes a breather

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The JSE closed softer on Wednesday as it paused from the recent all-time highs broken on Tuesday.
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JSE hits fresh all-time highs

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Major indices on the JSE reached fresh all-time highs in today’s session as the local bourse took a leaf from the earlier rally in Asian ...
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JSE starts the week on a positive note

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The JSE closed firmer as mining stocks and Naspers propelled the local bourse higher.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 30 October 2017

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  What to look forward to this trading week It has been year since Donald Trump was elected President of the USA. We haven’t seen a major ...
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JSE closes firmer as equities rebound into the close

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The JSE managed to close firmer despite a muted start and relatively flat trading session.
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JSE reaches all time highs

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The JSE reached all-time highs today as the weaker Rand propelled Rand hedges and resources stocks.
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Rand hedges propel the JSE higher

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The JSE reversed earlier losses to close the day firmer after the delivery of the medium-term budget speech by Finance minister, Malusi ...
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Reinet [JSE:REI] - Go Long

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Long on Reinet 25/10/2017 Reinet is testing the topside of the triangle that i have indicated on the chart. It is currently trading above ...
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JSE retreats as mid-term budget looms

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Equities on the JSE closed the day softer ahead of the mid-term budget speech that is expected tomorrow.
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JSE inches up in flat trading

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Local equities closed firmer in a relatively flat trading session on the JSE.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 23 October 2017

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  What to look forward to this trading week A new week is upon us and with it comes brand new opportunities. It is quite evident at this ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 16 October 2017

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  What to look forward to this trading week Last week both local and international markets took a small breather from hitting all-time ...
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Firm close on the JSE after muted start

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The local bourse eventually ended the day in the green after a relatively flat trading session.
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Local equities break winning streak

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Equities on the JSE closed negative for the first time in 10 consecutive sessions.
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JSE closes firmer as the Rand strengthens

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Financials and retailers led the way in a relatively muted trading session on the JSE.
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JSE takes a breather from the hot streak

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The JSE was softer in today’s session as it took a break from the recent rally that has seen the All-Share Index hit record highs over the ...
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Fresh all time highs on the ALSI, JSE closes firmer

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Equities on the local bourse started the week on a positive note as they were buoyed by Rand hedge stocks which gained on the back of the ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 09 October 2017

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  What to look forward to this trading week Tweet this This weekend was a relatively quiet one given the trend that we have seen over the ...
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Your Morning Market Podcast 06/10/2017

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  US Non-Farm Payrolls Day Your Morning Market Podcast 6 October 2017
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Your Morning Market Podcast 05/10/2017

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Your Morning Market Podcast 5 October 2017
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Your Morning Market Podcast 04/10/2017

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  All time highs for the major indices Your Morning Market Podcast 4 October 2017
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Your Morning Market Podcast 03/10/2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 3 October 2017 Also see: Short Truworths Technical Take
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Short sell Truworths [JSE:TRU]

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Short Truworths 03/10/2017 TWEET THIS TRADE Truworths [JSE:TRU] closed below a key support level today, and given that this is below both ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 2/10/2017

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  What to look forward to this week Tweet this Some interesting developments took place in Spain over the weekend as violence erupted in ...
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Your Morning Market Podcast 02/10/2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 2 October 2017
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Retailers lead JSE higher

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The JSE closed firmer today as retail and financial stocks inched higher on the back of the firmer Rand.
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Local equities close weaker on the JSE

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The JSE closed weaker in today’s session as the Rand weakened to lows last recorded in April.
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Weaker Rand bouys JSE

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The JSE closed firmer in today’s session as the weaker Rand buoyed Rand hedge stocks on the local bourse.
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Poor start to the week for the JSE

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The local bourse faced significant pressure in today’s session as local equities reacted to the global equity rout that was experienced ...
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JSE closes flat after weak start

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The JSE ended the day flat as it concluded a relatively difficult week of trading.
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Potential Short trade on USD/JPY

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  On the back of the developments in North Korea we have seen some safe-haven buying in Gold. Given the positive correlation between Gold ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 18th September 2017

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LONG USD/MXN EXPRESS TRADE

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  The Peso is looking set for some short term weakness given the positive run that we saw yesterday. The USD/MXN is a volatile currency ...
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Local equities close weaker as current account deficit widens

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The JSE slid further in today’s trading session as the weaker Rand failed to propel Rand hedge stocks higher.
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USD/CHF Long Position - Taken Profit

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WE HAVE TAKEN PROFIT
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Go Long USD/CHF

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LONG USD/CHF Ahead of the Swiss Interest Rate decision later on this morning, the Swiss Franc is looking set for more weakness. Aggressive ...
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JSE closes weaker as retail sales disappoint

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The JSE closed weaker in today’s session as local retail sales data disappointed.
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Weaker Rand bouys Rand hedges

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The JSE closed firmer today as the index continued to be buoyed mainly by Rand hedges stocks.
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USD/MXN Trade hits first target

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JSE opens the week on a positive note

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The JSE opened the week firmer as it was buoyed mainly by Naspers and other Rand hedge stocks.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 11th September 2017

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Potential Long on NewGold Issuer [JSE:GLD]

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LONG JSE:GLD Newgold is testing a key short-term resistance level around R165.00. A clear breakout above this level will be a good buying ...
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Go Long USD/MXN

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LONG USD/MXN A massive earthquake has hit southern Mexico and as a result we expect the Mexican Peso to come under pressure in the ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 4th September 2017

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JSE breaks losing streak

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The JSE closed in positive territory for the first time in this week’s trading session as the local bourse was buoyed by diversified miners.
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JSE closes lower for third straight session

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The JSE closed lower for a 3rd consecutive session as it failed to find the bottom of it’s current slide.
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JSE slides as it follows the global trend lower

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The JSE closed lower today as it took a leaf from the current downtrend in global markets. Locally we woke up to news of North Korea firing ...
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EUR/GBP express Technical Take (Hourly Chart)

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Financials and retailers drag the JSE lower

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The JSE struggled to gain any momentum from the open as it traded under pressure for the greater part of today’s session.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 28 August 2017

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  What to look forward to this week   Last week global markets waited in anticipation of the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium which drew the ...
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Your Morning Podcast 28 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 28 August 2017 Looking at USD/JPY & the EUR/GBP currency pairs this morning.
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Your Morning Podcast 25 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 25 August 2017 Looking at Brent & the Platinum this morning.
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Your Morning Podcast 24 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 24 August 2017 Looking at the GBP/USD Index & the USD/CHF currency pairs this morning.
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Your Morning Podcast 23 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 22 August 2017 Looking at the Wall Street 30 Index & the ALSI technicals this morning.
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USD/JPY + USD/CAD Technical Trade Note

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Your Morning Podcast 22 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 22 August 2017 Looking at the USD/JPY & USD/CAD currency pair technicals this morning.
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Retailers and financials push the JSE higher

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The JSE closed in the green as it was buoyed by retailers and financials which bounced on the back of the firmer Rand.
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 21 August 2017

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  What to look forward to this week   Last week was slightly mixed with headlines being grabbed by President Donald Trump’s statement after ...
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Your Morning Podcast 21 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 21 August 2017
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JSE closes in the red as global markets remain under pressure

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The JSE closed in the red yet again as it followed the trend in other major global indices.
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Local equities close weaker after a flat trading session

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The JSE closed weaker after a significant reversal in the afternoon. The JSE failed to gain any significant upside momentum after opening ...
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Naspers bouys JSE after impressive Tencent results

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The local bourse was buoyed by Naspers which jumped on the back of an impressive set of results from its Hang Seng listed associate, ...
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How to trade exotic currency pairs

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Your Morning Podcast 07 August 2017

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  Your Morning Market Podcast 7 August 2017
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JSE maintains momentum to close the day higher

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Rand sensitive rally to lead the JSE higher

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JSE reverses towards the close to end in the red

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Rand hedges continue to lift the JSE

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Rand hedges push JSE higher

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Your Monday Wake Up Call 17 July 2017

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Technical Take - Brent Crude Weekly Setup

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Your Monday Wake Up Call 03 July 2017

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Technical Take - Short Brent Crude

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Your Monday Wake Up Call

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5 things to look out for this trading week

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Your Monday Wake Up Call

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What to look forward to this trading week

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