Asian shares slip on US jobs data and fresh lockdowns

Investors pull back from extending rally fuelled by vaccine news

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JSE faces subdued Asian markets on Thursday

Thanksgiving in the US could mute trade, with focus still on Covid-19

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Market data — November 25 2020

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

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MARKET WRAP: JSE firms as global sentiment boosted by vaccine optimism

Positive Covid-19 vaccine trial results and the market-friendly selection of Janet Yellen as US treasury secretary supports  markets

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Oil up for a fourth day on reduced stockpiles and vaccine hopes

Brent crude was up 1.1% and WTI crude gained  0.8% with one commentator forecasting Brent to hit $60 per barrel at the end of 2021

Dow Jones breaks 30,000 as global shares soar

Investors are relieved at the prospect of a smooth handover of power after the US election, and are confident a Covid-19 vaccine will soon be ready

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JSE muted, with global sentiment boosted by vaccine optimism

The market-friendly selection of Janet Yellen as US treasury secretary has boosted global equity investor sentiment

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Old Mutual Investments’ Peter Brooke talks to Business Day TV about growth and value stocks

Biden-fuelled risk appetite keeps gold near four-month low

Metal is weaker as formal start of US president-elect Joe Biden’s transition to the White House lifts riskier assets

Oil gains from vaccine hopes even as stocks rise

Brent shrugs off an industry report showing a higher-than-unexpected rise in US crude stockpiles and extends a rally

Asian equities ride wave of global vaccine optimism

World shares rally to a record high, following an overnight surge that saw the Dow Jones benchmark crack 30,000 for the first time

JSE faces higher Asian markets amid vaccine and stimulus hopes

Yet another positive vaccine trial result and US president-elect Joe Biden’s treasury pick has bolstered the outlook for riskier assets

Market data — November 24 2020

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

Dow moves above 30,000 for first time

Good news on vaccines and the potential for a peaceful US presidential transition drove the rally

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