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Currencies

Rand on the back foot as strong dollar pushes unit above R12.30

Apr 24 2018 13:37

The rand staged a mild comeback by mid-afternoon after the local unit took a beating from a stronger US dollar that firmed on the back of rising Treasury yields.

News

Fedusa lashes out at Saftu, calls nationwide strike self-serving

Apr 24 2018 12:43

The Federation of Unions of SA says it totally rejects calls by the SA Federation of Trade Unions to join it in a "self-serving nationwide strike" against the National Minimum Wage.

Industrial

Theft at SAA board's biggest worry, chairperson Magwaza tells parliament

Apr 24 2018 11:59

SAA’s board and management are committed to doing the right thing, says SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana who told Parliament that the board is working to tackle theft and mismanagement at the airline.

News

Everything you need to know about Wednesday’s general strike

Apr 23 2018 09:56

Thousands of workers are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for a one day strike as the South African Federation of Trade Unions plans to make the country “ungovernable”.

Mining

DMR appeals ruling on BEE top-up in Mining Charter

Apr 24 2018 11:03

The Department of Mineral Resources says the judgment on the black ownership top-up in the Mining Charter has dire implications for economic transformation, the mining sector and South Africa at large.

 

Analysis & Opinion

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Inside Labour

Inside Labour: History, spies and the need for transparency

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Opinion

Should cryptocurrencies be taxed? What you need to know

Although SARS is correct that cryptocurrencies do not require a separate...

Opinion

CEO INTERVIEW: How sick is SAA – and what will it cost to fix it?

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In other news

Dollar rises in Asia with Treasury yields, Japan exporters rally

Apr 24 2018 10:17

The dollar has extended gains against its main peers and most other currencies as rising US bond yields fan speculation of a sharp rise in interest rates.

European stock markets diverge at open

Apr 24 2018 10:12

Europe's main stock markets have diverged at the start of trading, with London and Frankfurt higher but Paris down.

Hong Kong stocks end morning with healthy gains

Apr 24 2018 10:09

Hong Kong stocks soared more than one percent Tuesday morning, in line with gains across most Asian markets with technology firms lifted by bargain-buying.

Oil rises on flaring geopolitical risks and shrinking stockpiles

Apr 24 2018 10:06

Flaring geopolitical tensions in the Middle East coupled with expectations for a decline in US stockpiles are boosting oil to trade near $70 a barrel.

Tokyo stocks open higher as exporters rise on lower yen

Apr 24 2018 08:45

Tokyo stocks have opened higher despite lacklustre trading on Wall Street, as a lower yen boosted exporters.

US stocks edge down as bond yields rise

Apr 24 2018 08:39

Wall Street stocks have edged lower as rising US Treasury bond yields revived worries the Federal Reserve will accelerate its pace of interest rate hikes.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
AMS Anglo American Platinum L...R339.44R18.465.75%
ARL Astral Foods LimitedR313.02R9.873.26%
COH Curro Holdings LimitedR31.40R0.792.58%
BIL Bhp Billiton PlcR268.00R5.572.12%
SAP Sappi LimitedR82.08R1.692.10%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
ASR Assore LimitedR311.02R-13.97-4.30%
SBK Standard Bank Group Limit...R216.69R-8.52-3.78%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR10.69R-0.36-3.26%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R22.70R-0.69-2.95%
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR35.27R-1.02-2.81%
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