Oil prices edge up on hopes of Opec+ supply cuts

Given the drop in deman, Opec and its allies are considering cutting output by up to 2.3-million barrels per day

European equities at record highs

Shares edge higher as investors mull long-term effect of coronavirus outbreak on the global economy

JSE on track for second week of gains

In early trade the all share was down 0.36% but up 0.60% for the week

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Oil steady, but on track for weekly gain

Investors expect Opec+ will cut output to offset slowing demand in China

Gold slips as traders put toes back into equities

Metal loses ground as investors reassess the economic effect of the coronavirus

Asian shares edge higher on hopes of state stimulus

Markets are on track for a second week of gains as China eases its monetary policy to soften blow of coronavirus epidemic

JSE may benefit from firmer Asian markets on Friday

Investors are brushing off concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, despite a sharp rise in cases earlier in the week

Market data — February 13 2020

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: Mining production figures boost JSE

The rand, however, fell in a risk-off environment after news that the number of coronavirus victims was larger than originally thought

Increase in coronavirus cases unsettles markets

Virus-weary investors turn their attention to less-risky assets, putting an end to equity rally

Oil falls as demand forecasts cut back for first time in 10 years

Opec and the IEA expect a drop in demand as China’s coronavirus cases jump and US crude inventories rise

JSE led higher by miners as coronavirus fears persist

Gold and platinum miners were benefiting from a weaker rand and higher commodity prices

Rand weaker as focus shifts to Sona

The currency was the worst performing among its emerging-market peers tracked by Bloomberg

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