• Credit Rating

    Moody's has (again) said that weak state-owned entities are a risk to SA's sovereign credit rating.

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    Judge Nugent has recommended the president sack suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane.

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    Simon Brown says savvy investors worked out how the rand would react to uncertainty at Treasury.

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Gold Last updated: 19/10/2018 05:00 Return YTD 1226,280.80(0.06%)
Silver Last updated: 19/10/2018 05:01 Return YTD 14,580.06(0.44%)
Platinum Last updated: 19/10/2018 05:02 Return YTD 830,006.50(0.79%)

South Africa among the losers as $85 oil opens chasm between emerging markets

Oct 12 2018 19:30

Oil prices have been creeping upwards for more than a year, quietly gaining ground as emerging-market investors fretted about trade and the end of cheap money.


Oil pares weekly loss as supply concerns offset flight from risk

Oct 12 2018 10:20

Oil has pared a weekly loss as investor focus shifted from broader market turmoil spurred by a plunge in US equities and returned to looming shortages from Iran’s dwindling exports.


Gold comes alive in biggest jump since '16 after equities roiled

Oct 12 2018 09:18

Gold may have finally snapped out of its inertia after receiving another shot in the arm as weaker-than-expected US inflation data raised speculation that the Fede may slow the pace of interest rate increases.


Gold gets ignored as global equity rout fails to fire up havens

Oct 12 2018 09:17

Equities are plummeting, US President Donald Trump says the Federal Reserve’s gone ‘loco’ and the trade war’s heating up, yet traditional havens in times of trouble such as gold are not getting any love.

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