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China launches STAR market as Equities retreat.

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Global equity markets started the week on the mixed as markets anticipate this week’s earnings out of the US.  Tensions between the US and ...
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Geo-Political tensions spur Gold stocks

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Global equity markets retreated again on Friday as weaker economic data out of China, indicated that the Chinese economy is now feeling the ...
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BHP Group at all time highs as Resources Rally

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Asian markets were weaker for a second successive day as the Nikkei retreated 0.46%, whilst the Shanghai composite was 0.15% lower on the ...
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Equity markets retreat after seven day winning spree.

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Global equity markets took a breather on Wednesday after a seven-day winning streak.  On Tuesday US President Trump made it clear to the ...
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Rand holds steady as JSE advances

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Global equity markets continued to rally on Tuesday as the Bank of China (BOC) stepped in to provide liquidity in the Chinese market. The ...
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Au Revoir Lonmin

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World Equity markets provided yet another strong performance on Monday as the risk on trade gathers momentum.  The JSE recorded the 6 ...
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Rand recovers lost ground in in choppy session.

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Equity market closed the week in the black after a week of key economic releases that were merely ignored by the market. The dominant ...
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The good times continue to roll for world equity markets

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The good times continue to roll for world equity markets, as the Dow and S&P continued to post solid gains in the US session yesterday. ...
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Miners rally as Rand sinks in troubled waters.

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Miners rally as Rand sinks in troubled waters. Quality easing or was it supposed be quantitative easing one wonders. Has the ANC SG ...
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Weak GDP sinks SA Inc shares

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Investors continue to be whipsawed on global markets as increased concerns surrounding global growth weigh down on equity markets. The ...
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Trump wages was on two fronts as stocks plunge

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Global equity markets started the week off in the red as trade war concerns continued to wreak havoc across global markets. The new ...
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New cabinet breathes life into JSE.

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The local equity market opened the day firmer as investors shook off the Ramaphosa cabinet announcement hangover. In what has become a ...
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Local market closes the day flat ahead of G20 summit

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Equity markets struggled to find direction on Thursday despite a rally in US equities overnight.  The JSE opened the day firmer as local ...
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GT247 launches into Crypto-sphere

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The GT247 team was pleased to roll out five Crypto Currencies in 2018 as overwhelming customer demand gave us a compelling reason to launch ...
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Volatility remains the only constant in choppy markets

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Equity markets continued to lose ground on Tuesday as world markets fail to find any meaningful support.  The price action in the first ...
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Morning Market Scoop 24 October 2018

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  Minister Mboweni on a tight top as he delivers Mid-term budget Today Tito Titus Mboweni (TM)will deliver his maiden medium-term budget ...
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Rising US Treasury yields continue to supress global stocks

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Global equity markets including the JSE fell on Monday as stocks traded weaker due to the pressure emanating from rising US yields. The ...
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JSE closes week in the red after heavy week of data releases

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Equity markets ended the week weaker as the JSE continues to fail to find a bid. The local market pulled lower on Friday as the Resource ...
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Job Summit fails to lift equity market

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Equity markets failed to bounce on Thursday as investors looked for more signs of government commitment from the Jobs summit held in ...
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JSE closes weaker after a flat start

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The bears continued to win the battle on the equities markets on Wednesday as the local market continued to give way.  The world bank cut ...
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Trump coins up USMCA as “new deal for NAFTA”

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The local market bounced on Monday ahead busy week on the world economic data front.  The Non-Farm payroll numbers will be the highlight of ...
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JSE closes the quarter in the red

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There was no respite for the local market on Friday as the local bourse closed the day deep in the red. The JSE closed the quarter in the ...
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Charter pushes miners into the red

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The local bourse continued to slide on Thursday as international markets tracked US equities lower after the FED announced a 0.25% increase ...
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Rand advances in late trade leaving JSE in the red

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South African markets were generally flat on Wednesday as investors look to the FED for direction. The FED will announce their interest ...
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Choppies gets chopped as JSE sees red

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Equity markets opened the week deep in the red on Tuesday after the Heritage Day public holiday on Monday. Gloves are off as the trade war ...
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Equity markets continued to sell off

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Equity markets continued to sell off on Tuesday as world markets begin to stomach the effects of future tariffs, proposed by the Trump ...
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Firm close for the JSE as US futures provide direction

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The JSE closed firmer on Monday as the move higher in US equity futures gave the local bourse some direction. Japanese and Chinese equity ...
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Dollar rally sends global equities lower

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US markets sold off on Wednesday as investors continued to fear the effects of inflation on the US economy.  The US 10-year bond yields ...
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Treasuries trigger scurry for Dollar safety

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Global equity markets were firmer on the day as stronger earnings out of Alphabet post the US market close gave the markets some much ...
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Risk on or is Risk off, that’s the question?

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The dollar continued its rally today sending emerging markets and commodity prices spiralling lower.  As we have highlighted in previous ...
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 23 April 2018

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What to look forward to this trading week Calm has not yet found its way back on to international markets as China and America continue ...
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Earnings season rallies local bourse

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Earnings season is now in full swing now with strong earning being reported by domestically listed stocks and international stocks. US ...
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Volatility remains the only constant in world markets

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Volatility remains the only constant in world markets as geopolitical factors and economic data continue to swing the pendulum from one end ...
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JSE trading firmer this Wednesday

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The JSE traded firmer on Wednesday shaking off some of the losses sustained on Tuesday as international markets rallied on the back of ...
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Late Summer Rains - The resignation of Zuma

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It is finished and, no, it was not just a wet dream, the era of Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma is now behind us and a new dawn has begun in ...
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Of Cash and Country

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Of Cash and Country As we enter the home stretch in the ANC Presidential race, the heat is on as the two leading candidates jostle for ...
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The Calm After the Storm

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Long Nymex & Short Brent - Technical Take
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Could this be Sterling's Waterloo?

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GBP/USD Technical Take
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Your Monday Wake Up Call 14 August 2017

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The Week Ahead The Local market eased last week as heavy weight Naspers pulled the JSE lower.  Geopolitical tensions between the US and ...
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To pass or to fail, that is the question...

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Moody's ratings review update In the last couple of days, the news wires have been a buzz about today’s Moody’s ratings review update. The ...
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[JSE:BTI] British American Tobacco "lighting up" - Updated

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[JSE:BTI] British American Tobacco "lighting up" - Technical Take

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Gold Bullion testing higher levels as dollar wanes

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Pairs Trading with MTN & Vodacom

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