WATCH: Stock pick — Caterpillar

Kwame Antwi from KOA Capital talks to Business Day TV about his stock pick of the day

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Gold climbs to record high as traders turn for safety

The metal extends its run above the $2,000 mark on a weaker dollar and bets for more stimulus measures to revive pandemic-ravaged economy

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Oil slips away from five-month highs

Brent falls as growing coronavirus cases worldwide shake market confidence

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Asian stocks fall as trader fret about burgeoning cost of pandemic

Gold tests new high as weaker dollar and falling bond yields fuels its safe-haven appeal

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JSE faces mixed Asian markets on Wednesday

Traders consider the escalating tension between the US and Chinese ahead of a planned meeting on August 15

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Market data — August 4 2020

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

Spot gold breaks through $2,000 on Covid and geopolitical tensions

Spot gold rises nearly 2% to $2,009.61/oz in New York amid daunting economic and geopolitical risks

MARKET WRAP: Miners give JSE a lift as gold tests $2,000/oz

Royal Bafokeng Platinum performed best on the day, rising the most in three weeks

Market data — August 3 2020

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

JSE firms as positive PMI data points to steady global recovery

Italian, French, German and UK manufacturing PMIs all stayed in positive territory in July, as did the Absa PMI

Rand weakens in response to global economic recovery concerns

The rand lost more than 1% as August began

Global shares slightly up but Europe falls, as US dithers

US-China tension flares; poor European earnings weigh on its bourses; and the US has yet to agree a new Covid-19 unemployment benefit

WATCH: Stock pick — MTN

Imtiaz Suliman from Sentio Capital talks to Business Day TV about his stock pick of the day

Gold steadies near record high

Concerns over economic fallout from rising Covid-19 cases offset pressure from US dollar

Oil prices fall as new lockdowns dent fuel demand

Fresh wave of Covid-19 infections threaten to stall demand just as producers step up output

Asia stocks rise as upbeat factory data lift confidence

Biggest intraday gain since July 21 as Australian shares gain 2%

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