Rand steady at weaker level ahead of Reserve Bank’s rate decision

Most analysts expect rates to remain unchanged, with improved inflation data earlier in the week unlikely to sway the Bank’s stance

4 hours ago
Bonds strengthen ahead of Reserve Bank rate decision

Analysts expect a hawkish tone in the Bank’s rate decision; the risk of ratings downgrades remains, but are largely priced in

5 hours ago
ANALYSIS: Rand traders’ wild ride is far from over

Traders appear uncertain whether the currency is headed higher or lower, writes Paul Wallace

6 hours ago
The JSE dips in line with world markets

The all share and industrial 25 indices are both slightly down, suggesting some consolidation after earlier record highs

6 hours ago
Dollar stays on the defensive, bourses pause

Chinese stocks set the mood with their biggest drop in nearly two years — but moves are muted with the US out for Thanksgiving

7 hours ago
US oil prices ease from two-year high on concerns about oversupply

Rising US output undermines Opec’s production-curb agreement, with the US set to be ‘the biggest oil producer in the world in the next five ...

7 hours ago
Bonds slightly firmer ahead of rate decision and possible downgrade

Despite downgrades already being mostly priced in, some analysts still think ratings agencies might hold off on a decision until after February’s budget

8 hours ago
Rand weaker as market eyes possible downgrades for SA

The rand is softer, despite most emerging-market currencies firming to the dollar; a Reserve Bank decision later in the day is likely to see the repo rate ...

8 hours ago
JSE weaker on mixed rand-hedges

The local bourse is softer on Thursday morning in quiet trade on weaker US and Asian markets and as the market awaits the Reserve Bank’s interest-rate ...

10 hours ago
Bonds unchanged ahead of Reserve Bank rate announcement

The Bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold, but analysts expect a hawkish tone from the monetary policy committee

11 hours ago
Rand slips from overnight gains

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking analysts say the local currency has performed resiliently despite a backdrop of uncertainty

11 hours ago
Cement deal could strengthen JSE

PPC will report up to 40% higher interim earnings on Thursday, helping suitors LafareHolcim and CRH decide how high to pitch their bids

Dollar on defensive, bonds rally on Fed minutes

‘Investors can be forgiven for wondering why they should buy more dollars if we are heading into a "Powell pause" in the first half of ...

Oil slips, but major pipeline shutdown puts a floor under prices

A drop in US inventories and other signs of a tightening market are also propping up crude, even though US output is still on the rise

Gold dips on profit-taking after Fed-induced jump

‘There is a lot of uncertainty everywhere and you can see it in gold’s (range-bound) movement’

Market data - November 22 2017

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices

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