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Gold rises 2% as Fed takes patient stance

Dec 18 2014 13:55

Gold has climbed more than 2% after the Federal Reserve announced it would take a patient approach towards raising interest rates.


Neasa - Court sets aside wage deal

Dec 18 2014 13:29

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has set aside the 2011-2014 metal sector wage agreement, says Neasa.


JSE rallies strongly on Fed news

Dec 18 2014 12:59

Share prices on the JSE have recovered sharply on news that the US Federal Reserve will keep American interest rates near zero percent.


India launches its biggest ever rocket into space

Dec 18 2014 14:24

India successfully launched its biggest ever rocket carrying an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space.


Rand affected by rouble - economist

Dec 18 2014 11:58

The rand is being affected by the rouble's depreciation because they export similar commodities, an economist says.


Putin: Rouble will rise again

Dec 18 2014 12:33

President Vladimir Putin says Russia's economy will rebound after the rouble's collapse against the dollar, but warned that it could take two years.


PPI slows to 6.5%

Dec 18 2014 12:01

South Africa's producer price inflation slowed to 6.5% year-on-year in November from 6.7% in October, says Statistics SA.


Midrand, Sandton record SA’s fastest internet speeds

Dec 18 2014 11:31

South Africa’s fastest internet download speeds for November 2014 have been recorded in the two fast-growing Gauteng areas, according to an online service.


In other news

US CPI dips on fuel, rate hike likely

24 minutes ago

US consumer prices have recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years as fuel prices tumble, but the general view is that interest rates will increase.

European stock markets, oil rally

44 minutes ago

Europe's main stock markets have surged following rallies in Tokyo and on Wall Street as dealers welcomed the outcome of the US Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Avon settles over bribe probe

Dec 18 2014 14:15

US authorities have fined Avon $135m to settle a corruption probe in China after it became known the company had bribed officials.

Asian markets gain as Fed promises patience

Dec 18 2014 14:05

Asian markets have rallied, with investors reversing a recent sell-off spurred by indications the Federal Reserve will keep rates on hold until mid-2015.

Impossible to reduce output - Saudis

Dec 18 2014 12:46

Saudi Arabia, the largest producer in the Opec oil cartel, cannot reduce its output despite plunging prices, a report says.

Oil prices slash Nigeria GDP growth

Dec 18 2014 13:51

Nigeria's economy will grow 5.5% in 2015, down from an earlier projection of 6.4%, due to lower oil revenues, the budget the finance minister says.

Brent oil rises above $62

Dec 18 2014 12:36

Brent crude has jumped 2% to above $62 a barrel, as some traders bet a six-month price rout could be ending as more energy firms cut investment budgets.

India's Modi moves in to speed up stuck projects

Dec 18 2014 12:14

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300bn.

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SOL Sasol LimitedR437.04R33.618.33%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1422.42R108.908.29%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR98.11R6.166.70%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR106.90R6.406.37%
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ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR7.30R-0.18-2.41%
CPF Capital Property Fund Lim...R13.00R-0.26-1.96%
RES Resilient Property Income...R84.20R-1.53-1.78%
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RLO Reunert LimitedR59.86R-0.64-1.06%
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