Drop in US crude inventories lifts oil

The decrease in Libyan supplies due to the collapse of a storage tank helps to push up prices

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Chinese stocks extend rout amid the prospect of a full-blown trade war

The fear of a China-US trade war puts a dampener on Asian equities, even as they manage a modest bounce

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Battered rand is back at Zuma-era levels

Fear of a full-blown US-China trade war hit the local currency, and domestic factors drove it further down

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JSE may rebound with Asia after three-day slump

Inflation is expected to have accelerated further in May, and diamond miner Trans Hex will report a nearly doubled headline loss

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Battered rand slumps to Zuma level as global trade war escalates

Fear of a full-blown US-China trade war has hit the currency, while domestic drivers added to weakness

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Market data - June 19 2018

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: Equities rout continues, with banks leading the losses

JSE posts yet another day of broad-based losses as investors shift into safe-haven assets

Oil falls on US-China trade war and Opec’s likelihood of increasing supply

Equities and commodities fall as Trump threatens more tariffs and China plans duty on US oil imports in response, as some Opec members push for oil output ...

Global stocks and US bond yields fall as US-China trade war rapidly escalates

Trade fears slam stocks and commodities with investors eyeing safe-haven assets; Trump threatens China with new tariffs with China shares closing almost 4% ...

JSE closes sharply lower as global markets slump on renewed trade-war threat

Investors prefer safe-haven investments, such as US bonds or the yen, as China faces $200bn in new tariffs amid escalating trade war with the US

Global markets’ defensive positioning could prove more lasting

Analyst Tim Emmott points to discussion about policy error that emerged after the latest US Fed meeting, the continued difficulty the ECB faces in raising ...

US stocks tumble as US and China spar over trade threats

The Down Jones tIndustrial Average was down 1.2% to 24,699.90, 10 minutes into trading, with the S&P 500 dropping 0.7%

Rand comes within 9c of R14/$ as carry trade unwinds

Emerging-market currencies and global equity markets in general have opted for caution amid escalating concerns of trade conflict

Gold edges up as US-China face-off boosts its safe-haven appeal

Risk aversion sends global shares to a more-than two-week low; platinum hits a six-month low

Oil price dented by rising US-China trade tension

Brent crude futures fell 20c to $75.14 a barrel in early trade while US crude futures lost 72c to trade at $65.13

JSE opens lower in risk-off trade after $200bn tariff threat by Donald Trump

Rand weakens to just below R14 to the dollar, but rand hedges and miners show subdued reaction as Naspers slips

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