JSE muted on concern over rising US bond yields

The rand was also muted, being flat against the dollar and slightly down against the euro and pound

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Rising borrowing rates highlights emerging-market debt crisis

Countries with heavy debt burdens have limited ability to print own currencies to fund those debt

Oil surges as Opec opts not to lift output

Brent, WTI on track for weekly gains as Opec awaits a more substantial recovery in demand

Gold slides on rising dollar and bond yields

Gold falls to a near nine-month low as Federal Reserve chair’s remarks make yields rally

Asian shares sink to one-month lows

Stocks decline on stronger dollar and rising US Treasury yields

JSE faces subdued Asian markets on Friday as focus remains on inflation

US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell's comments overnight were seen as insufficient as markets worry about rising inflation in the US

Market data — March 4 2021

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: JSE slips with tech stocks falling the most

Naspers and Prosus dragged the JSE all share lower as the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell more than 2% in intraday trade

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Global markets hit by rising US bond yields

Tech shares are vulnerable because their lofty valuation has been supported by expectations of a prolonged period of low interest rates.

Oil prices dip ahead of Opec+ talks and jump in US crude stocks

US crude inventories surge by more than 21-million barrels as Opec+ mulls keeping supply cuts into April

JSE slips on rising US bond yields

Higher yields could trigger illiquidity in the market and that could have spillover effects and a negative effect across other markets, one analyst says

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Oil firms on expectations Opec will stick with supply cuts

The cartel is considering rolling over cuts into April instead of hiking output

Asian markets tumble on rising bond yields ahead of Fed address

Investors have been spooked by an unexpectedly swift climb in US treasuries

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Gold close to nine-month low as US treasury yields rise

The metal also faces headwinds of a stubborn dollar and recovering economic trajectory

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