European markets stumble as growth fears roil markets

Shares and the euro fall on Friday after disappointing German data adds to fears of a global slowdown prompted by Fed’s dovish turn

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JSE flat, as weaker Naspers offsets gold miners

Gold miners shine after a dovish US Federal Reserve policy statement, but the market heavyweight is under pressure

Rand weakens to the pound after Brexit extension

The EU has agreed to an extension of the Brexit deadline to mid-April, a move that benefits sterling

Gold prices steady below three-week high as stock markets rise

The Fed not raising rates this year is a strong signal for gold, and it’s getting good support at the $1,300 level, say analysts

Oil dips as traders fret about global growth

Brent falls from 2019 highs amid concern that slowing growth across Asia, Europe and North America will dent fuel consumption

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on upbeat US economic data

Hopes of upbeat tech sector also help drive shares to six-and-a-half month highs while Federal Reserve on Wednesday anticipated no further interest rate hikes ...

JSE set to react to weaker Asian markets and a firmer rand

The rand gained on Thursday while local markets were closed for Human Rights Day, and Naspers's primary asset Tencent has fallen 1%

Market data - March 21 2019

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices

Sterling plunges as fears rise of no-deal Brexit

The pound tumbles 1.3% — its biggest daily drop since December 2018

MARKET WRAP: JSE slips 1%, tracking weaker global markets

JSE suffered broad-based losses in line with global markets, although platinum miners shone as palladium pushed to a record high

Palladium rises to an all-time high on tight supply outlook

Gold dips slightly ahead of the US Fed monetary policy meeting minutes, expected later in the day

Rand a little firmer after positive data

Retail sales in January grew faster than market expectations, while foreign direct investment jumped to a five-year high in 2018

Oil prices dip on worries about global economic growth

Mixed signals on the US-China trade progress jangle nerves as Opec-led supply cuts and US sanctions support oil prices

Global investors take profits, ending 2019’s longest winning streak

European bourses followed Asian peers down, putting the MSCI's gauge of stocks around the world on course to break seven days of gains

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