Oil prices rise on confidence in output restriction

Opec and other oil producers will likely extend output cuts into 2018, but rising US output is undermining their efforts

2 hours ago
Rand firmer as upbeat consumer inflation data could herald rate cut

CPI for April drops to 5.3% from 6.1% in March, the rand briefly breaks through the R13 to the dollar level

2 hours ago
Bonds extend rally on rand and better than expected inflation data

The local market was off to a bright start on Wednesday morning, benefiting from a stronger rand and better than expected CPI data

4 hours ago
JSE all share opens lower as improved consumer inflation data is reported

The inflation figure supports Capital Economics’s view that the Reserve Bank will cut its key rate later in 2017

4 hours ago
Rand relatively stable at strong levels

Local currency takes its lead from speculation that embattled President Jacob Zuma may not be able to serve out his full term in office

5 hours ago
Gold steady ahead of Fed minutes

Metal is hardly changed at $1,251.29, after slipping in the previous session, as traders await cues on the US Federal Reserve’s rate stance from minutes of its ...

7 hours ago
Moody’s downgrade of China rattles Asian markets

Chinese stocks fall and the Australian dollar skids rating agency downgrades its sovereign credit rating on China

7 hours ago
Oil stable as market expects output cut to be extended

Brent inches up to $54.18 amid the confidence that an Opec-led cut aimed at tightening supply will be extended to all of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018

7 hours ago
Busy day for market watchers

Results from Mediclinc, the HCI family, Transaction Capital, Tradehold and Insimbi, and inflation data make for a full day on the JSE

7 hours ago
Market data - May 23 2017

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices

10 hours ago
MARKET WRAP: Firmer rand puts rand-hedge stocks under pressure

The JSE stays above the 54,000-point level; banks have strong performance with the banking index having its biggest one-day gain since April 12

Futures track the Dow marginally firmer

The all share closes little changed despite volatile trade; the rand gains on reports that the NEC will discuss Zuma’s removal at its weekend meeting

JSE all share settles relatively flat following a day of volatile trade

The rand strengthens by up to 1.5%, puting pressure on miners and industrial stocks, but leaving the all share little changed

OPEC-led supply cuts expected to be extended by 9 months

White House plan to sell off half of the nation’s 688 million-barrel oil stockpile would undermine OPEC-led effort to tighten markets

Buoyant data bolsters euro rally, Wall Street creeps higher

Businesses across the euro zone on strongest run since 2011

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