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Markets LIVE: Rand shows resilience around R14.40/$

Oct 19 2018 09:40

The dollar is firmer across the board this morning, driven by the prospect of higher US interest rates as well as renewed global growth concerns.

South Africa

Energy, water are 'huge' opportunities, says Ramaphosa investment envoy

Oct 19 2018 07:45

Mining, energy, water, manufacturing and agri-processing are industries that present 'huge opportunities' for investors looking at South Africa, according to Jacko Maree.

Financial Services

SARS acting boss Mark Kingon to testify at Nugent inquiry

Oct 19 2018 06:45

The acting commissioner is set to give evidence at the Nugent Inquiry into what is being done to steer the tax service out of its operational crisis.

 

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

INSIDE LABOUR: The 'Buy SA' job creation myth

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This was clear at...

Opinion

Ferial Haffajee: My great data heist - the tale of the disappearing data

Disappearing data is a corporate heist we need to pay attention to, writes...

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Why age is just a number - and selling by demographics is pointless

Trillions of dollars depend on selling to stereotypes that no longer apply....

Opinion

The problem with being a net importer of wheat

These are tough times for Africa – the shocks will be felt in terms of...

Opinion

Solly Moeng: SA needs a rebrand, stat

If SA wants a new dawn, maybe it needs to reconsider its country brand...

In other news

European stocks waver at open

22 minutes ago

European stock markets have wavered in opening deals heading into the weekend.

Hong Kong stocks end morning with losses

Oct 19 2018 07:47

Hong Kong stocks extended their losses following another sell-off on Wall Street and as data showed China's economy grew at its slowest quarterly pace in nine years during July-September.

Asian markets mostly down as global investors retreat

Oct 19 2018 07:37

Asian markets sank once again as the global sell-off intensified, while Chinese growth slowed in the third quarter, adding to concerns about the world's number two economy.

Tokyo stocks open sharply lower on global worries

Oct 19 2018 07:43

Tokyo stocks opened sharply down, following Wall Street lower on worries over the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and a host of other global concerns.

US housing starts fell last month amid Hurricane Florence

Oct 17 2018 15:04

US new-home construction has fallen in September on a decline in the South that may reflect disruptions from Hurricane Florence, according to government figures.

UK inflation slows more than expected on food, transport

Oct 17 2018 11:07

UK inflation has slowed more than expected in September, dragged lower by the cost of food and transport fares.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
ITU Intu Properties PlcR37.41R4.1612.51%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR17.39R0.955.78%
CLS Clicks Group LimitedR162.96R4.783.02%
ASR Assore LimitedR315.46R5.141.66%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR11.19R0.171.54%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
MEI Mediclinic International ...R66.50R-1.69-2.48%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R25.96R-0.47-1.78%
BAT Brait SeR34.37R-0.52-1.49%
ABG Absa Group LimitedR144.42R-2.00-1.37%
AMS Anglo American Platinum L...R471.40R-6.36-1.33%
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The luxury of brand power

Oct 18 2018 08:51

Powerful, established brands like Cartier have immense pricing power. Owning a share in such luxury companies can be great for your portfolio, writes investment expert Simon Brown.

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