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South Africa could improve its ratings and move back into investment grade territory if there was sustained economic growth and fiscal outcomes, according to Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings.


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Heightened debate in US as EU privacy rules take effect

May 27 2018 13:00

Amid a global scramble to comply with new EU data protections laws, the debate on privacy has intensified in the United States with some calling for similar measures for Americans, and others warning the rules could fracture the global internet.

US files WTO trade complaint against Canada over wine exports

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The United States has filed a trade complaint against Canada over unfair regulations Washington says impede the sale of American wine in one of the northern neighbour's provinces.

Oil drops as Saudis signal likely supply boost

May 27 2018 09:39

Global oil prices have fallen after top producer Saudi Arabia signaled a likely boost in supply as soon as the third quarter, and world stock markets were mixed over the sudden US move to cancel the summit with North Korea.

Wall Street sees split finish amid energy dip, political uncertainty

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Wall Street had a split finish, as energy shares slid and continued whiplash from geopolitical headlines weighed on the Dow and S&P 500 while the Nasdaq rose.

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
DCP Dis-chem Pharmacies Limit...R28.56R1.937.25%
CLS Clicks Group LimitedR212.75R11.755.85%
TFG The Foschini Group Limite...R190.45R10.455.81%
CPI Capitec Bank Holdings Lim...R873.50R39.784.77%
KST Psg Konsult LimitedR9.60R0.434.69%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR7.59R-0.41-5.13%
FFB Fortress Reit LimitedR13.80R-0.44-3.09%
AMS Anglo American Platinum L...R330.98R-8.90-2.62%
RES Resilient Reit LimitedR55.60R-1.31-2.30%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R19.20R-0.45-2.29%
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by Morningstar



The alternative to a state bank

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The call for state-owned banks in South Africa is not new, but this concept will only benefit a small minority. finweek contributor Johan Fourie proposes an interesting alternative.

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