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Commodities

Oil prices reach 2016 highs

29 minutes ago

World oil prices have struck 2016 high points this week as a weaker dollar attracted buyers to a market struggling to overcome a global supply glut.

Equities

JSE dips on rand rally

Apr 29 2016 13:53

Share prices have mostly been lower as the market’s attention turned to the rand, which strengthened to its best level in a week on the back of a weaker dollar.

Currencies

Rand firmer on risk appetite boost

Apr 29 2016 09:49

The rand has firmed against the dollar, holding on to a one-week high buoyed by risk appetite after a string of disappointing data releases from the United States.

Commodities

Oil strikes new 2016 peaks again

Apr 28 2016 19:48

World oil prices have rebounded to 2016 highs for the third straight day, buoyed by the weaker dollar and sliding US production, dealers say.

Currencies

Rand races to firmest in a week, stocks inch up

Apr 28 2016 19:10

The rand has resumed a recent rally as emerging currencies lapped up the return of risk appetite after a string of disappointing data releases from the US.

International Markets

US stocks drop on weak first quarter growth

Apr 28 2016 16:11

Wall Street stocks have dropped after the US Commerce Department estimated first-quarter economic growth at a feeble 0.5%.

Equities

Gold gains enliven slow holiday trade on JSE

Apr 28 2016 13:16

Gold shares have been the big winners on the JSE as the dollar took a hammering on global markets, amid quiet trade with many investors away for a long weekend.

International Markets

European stocks fall as BoJ holds off stimulus boost

Apr 28 2016 13:00

European stocks have declined, snapping a two-day gain, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly refrained from increasing stimulus measures.

Currencies

Rand flat, seen trading sideways rest of the week

Apr 28 2016 10:20

The rand has been mostly flat against the dollar, with traders and analysts expecting it to drift sideways after the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.

 
International Markets

Stock markets diverge awaiting Fed

Apr 27 2016 14:15

World stock markets have diverged awaiting the outcome of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting.

Currencies

Dollar weakens ahead of Fed policy decision

Apr 27 2016 11:39

The dollar has fallen as traders look to a Federal Reserve policy meeting for more clues about its timeline for raising interest rates.

Commodities

Oil prices rise ahead of Fed rate decision

Apr 27 2016 11:22

Oil prices have extended gains in Asia as traders await a report on US stockpiles, and some analysts say the market is set for a rebalancing.

International Markets

European stock markets hold steady at open

Apr 27 2016 11:15

Europe's main stock markets have steadied at the open, as investors await the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's latest interest rate meeting.

International Markets

Asia markets down ahead of Fed

Apr 27 2016 11:11

Apple's suppliers have been among the big losers in Asian markets, while overall trading was tentative before a Fed announcement.

International Markets

Global stocks gain amid earnings as Fed looms

Apr 26 2016 16:35

Global stocks have climbed for the first time in four days amid earnings reports in Europe and America that topped estimates.

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