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Apple shares slip again as concern mounts over iPhone sales

Apr 21 2018 15:30

Apple fell for the third day Friday after analysts at Morgan Stanley cut their forecasts for iPhone shipments, adding to concern about the tech giant’s primary source of revenue ahead of quarterly earnings in May.

World

Trump hails `big progress’ as Kim vows to extend freeze on tests

Apr 21 2018 14:49

This after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to halt nuclear testing, a largely symbolic gesture that appeared aimed at softening the ground for talks between the two leaders.

ICT

MTN said to pick more banks to work on planned Nigerian IPO

Apr 20 2018 20:40

MTN has appointed more banks for the sale of shares in its Nigerian unit on the Lagos stock exchange as it eyes an initial public offering in June or July, say people familiar with the matter.

Economy

Competition Commission nets global award on forex cartel case

Apr 20 2018 20:42

The international competition community has chosen the Competition Commission as the Agency of the Year in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa region for its work on the foreign exchange cartel case.

Retail

WRAP: Plain sailing for Steinhoff at AGM with all motions adopted

Apr 20 2018 12:51

Four months after its share price plunged and its CEO Markus Jooste resigned, Steinhoff faced shareholders at its AGM on Friday. And in the end all its proposed motions were adopted.

 

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Ramaphosa’s investment emissaries may find it tough going

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In other news

Dollar gains as treasuries steady, stocks struggle

Apr 20 2018 12:38

The dollar has extended its weekly gain as US Treasury yields steadied, though they remained on track for the biggest one-week surge since February.

US stocks retreat on mixed earnings

Apr 20 2018 09:27

US stock markets have finished lower on worries about Apple following a weak outlook from supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Hong Kong stocks down after morning session

Apr 20 2018 09:22

Hong Kong stocks have ended the morning down as investors cashed in profits ahead of the weekend while technology firms tracked a sharp sell-off in Apple.

Asian markets fall in line with Wall St as tech firms take a hit

Apr 20 2018 09:19

While worries about the Syrian crisis and a potential China-US trade war keep dealers on edge, focus has moved to the corporate arena as the earnings season gets into full swing.

Tokyo stocks open lower as attention shifts to earnings

Apr 20 2018 09:12

Tokyo stocks have opened lower after drops on Wall Street, as investors waited for earnings reports by major companies.

May defeated in Lords on Brexit, signalling more challenges ahead

Apr 19 2018 10:52

The UK’s upper house has voted against a key part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit policy, inflicting a defeat on the government.

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
HMN Hammerson PlcR91.53R3.714.22%
KST Psg Konsult LimitedR9.09R0.323.65%
ITU Intu Properties PlcR34.02R1.063.22%
NTC Netcare LimitedR30.21R0.923.14%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR11.37R0.322.90%
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ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R104.41R-4.69-4.30%
COH Curro Holdings LimitedR31.02R-1.04-3.24%
ARL Astral Foods LimitedR310.53R-9.13-2.86%
ASR Assore LimitedR311.00R-8.90-2.78%
SOL Sasol LimitedR429.97R-9.94-2.26%
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Markets

Strong earnings give JSE a boost

Apr 20 2018 18:49

This week’s performance on the JSE can only be described as a rollercoaster ride, with gains in Steinhoff, Pick n Pay and Mediclinic among others mainly triggered by strong earnings released this week.

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