Rand slips as markets anticipate Trump-Biden electoral debate

Earlier, the rand worsened to a low of R17.2069/$, according to Infront data

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WATCH: Stock picks — Afrimat and Growthpoint

Independent analyst Chris Gilmour chose Afrimat as his stock pick of the day and Alex Duys from Umthombo Wealth chose Growthpoint

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WATCH: Stock pick — cash

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

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WATCH: Is a rand rally on the cards?

RMB’s John Cairns talks to Business Day TV about the local currency’s performance

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JSE faces mixed Asian markets as investors await US presidential debate

StatsSA expected to release unemployment figures for the second quarter

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Asian markets rise on new momentum

Bourses push higher after US bounce and positive signs around China’s economic recovery

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Gold inches higher as dollar slips back

Trump-Biden debate seen as key to metal’s direction in the short term

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Oil slips amid demand concerns

Surging Covid-19 deaths outweigh hopes for a new US stimulus package

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Market data — September 28 2020

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: JSE lifts on positive economic data

The banks index made the biggest gains on the day, rising the most in three weeks

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Anxiety over SAA shows in bond yields

According to the JSE, foreigners have sold R69bn worth of local bonds so far this year, as investors worry about SA government borrowing

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Oil prices slip as growing Covid-19 cases cause concern about demand

The main crude benchmarks are on track for their first monthly fall since April

World shares are up as resurgent Covid-19 sees dollar in demand

The MSCI world and European indices were up while currency markets indicated increased risk appetite

Rand weakens as markets shift focus to US politics

Locally, investors await the latest producer inflation data due later in the day

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JSE lifts on positive Chinese economic data

China’s industrial profits grew for a fourth consecutive month in August

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