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Asian stocks fall to seven-month low

MSCI index of Asia-Pacific shares falls to lowest level since mid-December

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China stocks in US suffer worst wipeout since 2008

Beijing’s crackdown on its tech and education sectors has erased $769bn in value from US-listed Chinese stocks over five months

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Market data — July 26 2021

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: JSE flat after tug of war between industrials and miners

The rand tested R15/$ in intraday trade as risk-off global sentiment persisted

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Oil fall $1 as pandemic affects demand

The spread of Covid-19 variants and changes to import rules in China counteract the expectation of tight supply for the rest of 2021

JSE slips amid China’s tech sector crackdown

The local bourse is weaker and global markets are mixed as China’s regulators put tech giants under pressure

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Global markets fall amid worry about China’s tougher rules

Stock markets slip as traders exercise caution ahead of busy week of US corporate earnings and Fed meeting

Oil falls amid worry about spread of Delta variant

Oil loses ground as traders fret about demand and floods in China offset the expectation of tight supply through the rest of the year

Easing US bond yield support gold

Metal inches higher amid worry over rising Delta variant infections, while investors focus on the Federal open market committee meeting

Asia shares slip to seven-month low

Stocks fall as regulation concerns upend Chinese equities and strong US corporate earnings suck funds out of emerging markets into Wall Street

JSE faces slumping Asian markets as Chinese regulators take aim at Tencent

Tencent, of which the Naspers stable is the single biggest shareholder, has been hit by a fine from Chinese regulators for anticompetitive behaviour

Market data — July 25 2021

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

Investors search for refuge as Covid-19 resurgence tests recovery trajectory

With Covid-19 cases soaring again the trajectory does not seem as certain as it once did

MARKET WRAP: JSE ends a volatile week up more than 2%

The rand extended Thursday’s losses when the Reserve Bank had said the recent unrest in the country would affect GDP growth

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Global markets look up after unsteady week

Financial markets have swung from one direction to another as investors try to assess what the  Delta variant means for the world economy

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