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World

WATCH: IMF says trade war may mean cut to global growth forecast

Dec 17 2018 20:11

Trade frictions between China and the United States are already affecting business confidence and investment in Asia, a senior International Monetary Fund official said, warning that the fund could further cut its global growth forecasts in January.

ICT

Naspers leads R7.7 billion investment in Indian edtech startup

Dec 17 2018 11:59

The startup, BYJU'S, is an educational technology company that offers personalised learning programmes for primary and high school pupils in India.

World

Goldman Sachs faces first criminal charges in 1MDB scandal

Dec 17 2018 13:24

Malaysian authorities allege that Goldman misled investors when the bank knew that proceeds from 1MDB bond sales it arranged would be misappropriated.

Economy

All I (don't) want for Christmas...South Africans weigh in

Dec 17 2018 07:15

From sweets to Christmas cards, shoppers the world over reveal what they don't want for Christmas. The global survey, which included South Africa, was conducted in 34 countries.

World

May attacks second Brexit referendum plan as a breach of trust

Dec 17 2018 09:50

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will attack supporters of a second Brexit referendum on Monday as she explains to Parliament why European Union leaders rebuffed her attempt to make her divorce deal more attractive to lawmakers.

 

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Why Xolobeni's win against a mining company matters

An SA High Court passed an important judgment putting a stop to the pervasive...

Opinion

Terry Bell: Rest up - 2019 is coming

With 16 000 jobs lost in the last quarter, it's not the jolly season for...

Opinion

Ferial Haffajee: Where Ramaphosa failed on land in 2018

There's been a failure in land reform, and it's not where you think, says...

Opinion

Wandile Sihlobo: From fake honey to donkey milk - SA's bumper year in agribusiness

Donkey milk as a breast milk substitute; dagga farming and horsemeat -...

Opinion

Bitcoin’s successor? More consistent values might make 'stablecoins' a safer cryptocurrency

Bitcoin has plunged from a high of almost US$20 000 in December 2017 to...

In other news

Euro risks remain to the downside as Fed may do little for bulls

Dec 16 2018 10:34

Euro bulls may not be able to count on the Fed meeting next week for support as European policy makers grow more concerned over the region's growth prospects.

US stocks close sharply lower as global growth fears spur sell-off

Dec 16 2018 08:39

US stocks sold off to close the week down sharply, with fears of slowing global growth pushing all three major Wall Street indices down about 2%.

When France's workers rise up to protest, Amazon gets busy

Dec 14 2018 19:44

Tear-gassed protesters shielding their faces in front of a boarded-up Cartier boutique, department stores shuttered, picket marchers blocking entrances to suburban retail centres: welcome to holiday shopping in France.

US jobless claims fall to 12-week low amid tight labour market

Dec 13 2018 17:44

US filings for unemployment benefits have fallen to the lowest since September, returning to hover near an almost five-decade.

Lower oil prices help grease economic activity: IEA

Dec 13 2018 17:44

The threat of an all-out trade war has dampened the outlook for the global economy, but the recent drop in oil prices should support demand, says the International Energy Agency.

Asian markets build on trade optimism, pound faces pressure

Dec 13 2018 15:12

Asian markets have enjoyed more gains as investors are cheered by the more conciliatory noises from China and the US on trade.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
OML Old Mutual PlcR37.83R12.6150.00%
JSE Jse LimitedR167.24R4.532.78%
RLO Reunert LimitedR69.50R1.021.49%
S32 South32 LimitedR34.29R0.471.39%
AGL Anglo American PlcR307.56R4.101.35%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
APN Aspen Pharmacare Holdings...R129.50R-12.14-8.57%
MNK Montauk Holdings LimitedR76.51R-5.69-6.92%
BAT Brait SeR31.50R-1.83-5.49%
TRU Truworths International L...R84.76R-4.69-5.24%
IPL Imperial Logistics Limite...R64.10R-3.20-4.75%
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Finweek

Why the JSE might be back in favour soon

Dec 13 2018 09:18

US markets have seen a lot of positive action, while our local market has been struggling. However, over the next five years the action and returns are more likely to be in our local market.

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