Oil falls on virus surge and fear of renewed lockdowns

Brent and WTI crude futures declined by 1.02% and 1.30%, respectively

Rand weakens amid growing number of Covid-19 cases globally

The local currency market remains rangebound

Renewed Covid-19 lockdowns spook global investor

However, a sharp rebound in US services industry activity in June helped to whet investors’ risk appetite

JSE muted as focus remains on surge in Covid-19 cases

Despite the spike in infections, some analysts say market participants remain optimistic that the worst is over

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Stocks rally amid bets on China revival

Unexpected growth in US services sector data drives Wall Street higher

Oil prices hold steady in midst of competing forces

Reopening of economies around the world increases demand as concerns over Covid-19 infections rise

JSE faces mixed Asian markets on Tuesday

Stocks remain beset by two main themes, positive economic data and the threat of rising Covid-19 cases

Market data — July 6 2020

Market data including bonds, unit trusts and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: JSE all share reaches best level since February

Rand range bound at about R17/$ as financial market sentiment 'weighs  global recovery'

JSE lifts on economic recovery hopes

Investors are showing optimism at the beginning of the new trading week, and stock markets are set to extend gains, one analyst says

Rand marginally weaker as authorities mull rising virus case numbers

The local currency firmed to an intraday best of R16.87/$, following some emerging-market strength towards the end of last week

World markets at monthly high as China shows revived activity

Chinese blue chips jumped 5.7% on top of a 7% gain last week to their loftiest level in five years

Tighter supplies and expected positive data boost oil despite Covid-19 surge in US

China set for bull run amid upbeat forecasts for US non-manufacturing activity, German industrial orders and eurozone retail sales

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