Rand stable below R14 to the dollar as latter wobbles

Dovish US Fed commentary has put the dollar on the back foot, while trade is cautious ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday

6 hours ago
Global markets kick off week in positive territory

Wall Street was lifted by Trump’s positive remarks on China, while the dollar lost ground on rate-hike uncertainty

7 hours ago
WATCH: Stock pick — FirstRand

Nesan Nair from Sasfin Securities talks to Business Day TV about FirstRand 

9 hours ago
JSE begins the week with a bad case of risk-off sentiment

Brexit and the US-China trade war remain sources of uncertainty, while a softer oil price and a stronger rand offer some relief

11 hours ago
Rand hovers at R14/$ as global events keep the dollar under pressure

Local focus will be on the Reserve Bank monetary policy decision on Thursday, while events at the weekend served to weaken the dollar

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Gold is hardly changed on a muted dollar

Metal is steady after cautious comments from Fed officials put pressure on the greenback

11 hours ago
Oil rises on the expectation the Saudis will push for a supply cut

But market sentiment remains weak on signs of a demand slowdown amid deep trade disputes between the US and China

Asian shares inch higher on chance of China-US truce

The US Federal Reserve’s new-found concern about the global economy undermines the dollar

JSE watchers have large helping of food producer results to chew over

Netcare, Barloword, Pioneer Foods and Astral Foods are among the JSE-listed companies scheduled to release results on Monday

Market data - November 18 2018

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: JSE edges down ahead of Reserve Bank decision

Analysts expect a 25 basis-points interest rate increase next week, while on Friday the market remained under pressure from a risk-off tone

Rand slightly weaker as pound claws back some losses

Sterling has recovered slightly as investors digest the prospect of a chaotic exit of the UK from the EU

Shares and sterling try to shake off the Brexit blues

European shares rebound somewhat from Brexit beating as Nasdaq futures fall as Nvidia shares dive 17% on poor results

Oil firms on supply cut talks but is still set for its sixth weekly loss

Opec could cut supply by 1.4-million bpd to prevent a glut, but Russia isn’t on board yet, US oil output hits another high

Rand holds gains against beleaguered pound

The fallout from the failure of the UK's Brexit plan is on traders’ radars, overshadowing SA's divisive land reform debate, which has previously hurt the rand

JSE pushes higher on broad-based gains, amid dollar pressure

The rand is firmer as markets eye US-China trade war developments with scepticism, with a weaker dollar also supporting miners

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