LONG READ: Trump tries to change the subject as Russia fallout rattles his party

Jul 21 2018 14:15


Global protectionist policies could lead to earlier rate hike for SA

Jul 21 2018 06:45

The SA Reserve Bank may have kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.5% this week, but according to analysts SA’s vulnerability to a global trade war has increased the likelihood of hikes later in 2018.


Oil extends gain near $70 as Saudis vow not to oversupply market

Jul 21 2018 09:38

Oil extended gains near $70 a barrel after Saudi Arabia signaled it won’t export oil beyond its customers’ needs, dispelling fears that it may flood the market.


When SARS creates its own tax loopholes

Jul 21 2018 07:45

A recent victory in court for SARS may have been an own goal – and the tax agency may want to appeal its own win, writes attorney Jean du Toit.

International Markets

US stocks dip as Trump talks of more tariffs on China

Jul 21 2018 06:45

Wall Street stocks finished slightly lower Friday as President Donald Trump's latest tariff threats and attack on the Federal Reserve kept a lid on gains despite largely solid earnings.


Analysis & Opinion


Ramaphosa's tight-rope walk working - for now

Cyril Ramaphosa must win over the poor and marginalised, whose plight...


Give them the ride, not the car: The evolution of companies that learnt to survive

The new generation of consumers won't be satisfied with products. They...


Ramaphosa invokes his inner Mandela – for political ends

Mandela is once again a political asset for those with the credibility...


Will SA always need Mandela?

Will we always need to look back to the Mandela era for a credible leadership...


Scene vs. herd: How to stop group mentality wrecking your finances

When it comes to making investment decisions, try to assess the facts...

In other news

Hong Kong shares close higher

Jul 20 2018 10:31

Hong Kong stocks have closed higher, with Chinese shares ending above water for the first time this week as the weak yuan currency defied US President Trump's attack on a strong dollar.

European stock markets mixed at open

Jul 20 2018 10:26

Europe's main stock markets have diverged at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.1% at 7 687.86 points.

US stocks fall as some company earnings disappoint

Jul 20 2018 08:45

Wall Street stocks have fallen following a mixed round of earnings, with investors battering companies that posted disappointing results.

Asia markets fall after Trump criticises Fed rate hikes

Jul 20 2018 07:33

Asian markets mostly tumbled, tracking a fall on Wall Street after US President Donald Trump criticised the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes amid lingering fears about a global trade war.

Tokyo stocks open lower on stronger yen

Jul 20 2018 07:42

Tokyo stocks opened lower extending falls on Wall Street as the yen firmed against the dollar after the US president's comments on the Fed's rate policy.

Stock markets mostly drop as trade war fears deepen

Jul 19 2018 21:15

Stock markets mostly fell Thursday, as fears intensified over the escalating global trade war, analysts said.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
DSY Discovery LimitedR158.26R6.794.48%
BTI British American Tobacco ...R697.50R25.043.72%
PSG Psg Group LimitedR224.69R7.693.54%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR131.32R4.343.42%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR213.70R6.893.33%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
SNH Steinhoff International H...R3.23R-0.33-9.27%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR124.62R-8.08-6.09%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR287.55R-12.90-4.29%
S32 South32 LimitedR34.70R-1.52-4.20%
ASR Assore LimitedR264.63R-11.03-4.00%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar

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JSE advances as retailers and financials maintain momentum

Jul 20 2018 18:00

The JSE advanced with blue-chips trading mostly in positive territory as retailers and financials continued to move the local bourse higher.


Saving in offshore investments

Jul 18 2018 11:00

There’s no harm in broadening your investment horizons by asking your financial adviser or portfolio manager what options are available to you in terms of offshore investments.

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Five of SA's top financial brains, including SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago share their best savings habits.

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