Oil drops on fears of slower China demand

Brent crude futures fall as oil slides on new pandemic restrictions in China

6 hours ago
Asian markets slip after rally on Biden inauguration

Hopes of $1.9-trillion US fiscal stimulus plan drive S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite to record highs

6 hours ago
JSE to contend with weaker markets as China’s Covid-19 numbers rise

The world’s second-largest economy is grappling with a rise in infection rates, and a cautious tone prevails on Asian markets

7 hours ago
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Bitcoin tumbles 11% as cryptocurrency rally gives way to price pessimism

Prices are on track for their first back-to-back weekly decline since early October

Market data — January 21 2021

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: JSE and rand gain as Bank holds repo rate at 3.5%

The rand maintains the resilience that saw it dip below R15/$ late in 2020

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World stocks at record highs on hopes central banks will balance Covid-19 damage

Republicans have indicated they are willing to work with President Joe Biden on a $1.9-trillion US fiscal-stimulus plan

WATCH: Stock picks — AngloGold Ashanti and Naspers

Wayne McCurrie from FNB Wealth and Nesan Nair from Sasfin Securities talk to Business Day TV

WATCH: Stock pick — Alibaba

Viv Govender from Rand Swiss Offshore talks to Business Day TV about stock pick of the day

Asian stocks soar as Biden inauguration stokes stimulus hopes

Markets tracked record high closes on Wall Street overnight as the US enters a new era

WATCH: The stocks to watch in 2021

Cannon Asset Managers CEO Adrian Saville talks to Business Day TV about his stock favourites for 2021

Surprise rise in US crude stocks subdues oil prices

Covid-19 travel restrictions are hurting the near-term outlook for demand

Gold hits two-week high as stimulus hopes temper dollar

Bullion’s gains were limited by some profit booking as President Joe Biden gears up to jump-start the US economy

Higher Asian markets may lift JSE on Thursday ahead of rates decision

The Reserve Bank is expected to leave rates unchanged, while global markets rally on hopes of US stimulus

Market data — January 20 2021

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: JSE hits new record high on US stimulus plans

The US treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen says the benefits of a big stimulus package outweigh the expense of a higher debt burden

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