JSE edges up slightly in cautious trade-continued

February 14, 2018--The JSE edged up slightly in cautious trade on Wednesday, as the market waits for President Jacob Zuma to resign by midnight or be removed by Parliament in a vote of no confidence.
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December 11. 2018--It's been a rough year for South African stocks, but signals are emerging that they're set for a rebound in 2019.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes the day at R14.35/$
December 11, 2018-TreasuryONE said in a morning note earlier that the rand had started the day on the backfoot and remained the weakest emerging market currency.
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JSE weaker as stocks crumble amidst global economic growth concerns
December 10, 2018--Sentiment remained fragile as concerns over weak Chinese and US economic data signaled a possible slowdown in the two of the world's biggest economies.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.33/$
December 10, 2018--The rand weakened by more than 1% on Monday afternoon.
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JSE holds on to gains as in tentative trading
December 7, 2018--The JSE has rebounded following consecutive sessions of losses due to negative global sentiment.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.94/$
December 7, 2018--The rand started out on the back foot in early trade on Friday morning but bounced back after the release of the US job data.
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Falling yield curves set up global stock rout
December 5, 2018--The JSE has not been spared by the global equity rout which started in the US overnight as the local bourse closed weaker.
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Markets WRAP: Rand ends the day at R13.82/$
December 5, 2018--The rand started the day on the backfoot after the dollar firmed
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JSE firmer as SA GDP data impresses
December 4, 2018--The JSE has held on to its gains to close marginally firmer as South Africa emerged out of a technical recession.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.73/$
December 4, 2018--It was an eventful day for the rand-caught between the news that SA was no longer in recession and the National Assembly's vote on the Constitutional Review Committee's report on the expropriation of land without compensation.
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SA in technical recession as second quarter GDP falls
November 4, 2018--South Africa has officially entered a technical recession, after Stats SA announced on Tuesday that the country's real gross domestic product had decreased by 0.7% in the second quarter of the year
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Rand ends the day at R13.69/$
December 3, 2018--The rand held onto gains made following a truce reached between the US and China over the weekend.
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Markets WRAP: Rand ends the day at R13.76/$
November 30, 2018--The rand this week reached a four-month high of R13.66/$, and ended the day at R13.76 to the greenback.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.64 to the greenback
November 29, 2018--The rand opened the day trading at R13.77 after nearly touching the R14.00 handle on Wednesday.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.96 to the greenback
November 28, 2018--The rand did not react to the US's 3Q GDP of 3.5% and continued to trade at the expected range.
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JSE down in mixed trading session
November 27, 2018--The JSE retreated on Tuesday as global markets traded relatively mixed as they try to gauge the possible outcomes from Brexit and trade talks between China and the US.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes the day at R13.91/$
November 27, 2018--Day range for the rand between R13.78 and R13.95. TreasuryOne reported that the dollar was firmer this morning as markets look forward to the Fed and the G20 later this week.
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European shares inspire global stock rebound
November 26, 2018--The JSE closed higher on Monday as it followed the trend in Europe where stocks rallied on the back of hopes of an Italian deficit cut.
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Markets WRAP: Rand ends the day at R13.83/$
November 26, 2018--The rand ended the day's session at R13.83 to the greenback.
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Africa: What You Need to Know About Africa's Blue Economy
November 26, 2018--The Blue Economy is about all activities that make sure we use the ocean sustainably while pursuing economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, and a healthy ocean, says the World Bank. This could be areas such as renewable energy, transportation routes, food, and labour.
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JSE closes weaker as European growth concerns resurface
November 23, 2018--Today's slide was compounded by the release of weaker Purchasing Managers Index data for the Eurozone, which ignited concerns that growth could be slowing within that bloc.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.88/$. averages between R13.73 and R13.90
November 23, 2018--The rand firmed by just under 1% on Friday, holding on to its gains after the interest rate announcement on Thursday.
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Flat trading session for the JSE as central bank raises rates
?November ?22, ?2018--The central bank decided to hike the repo rate by 25 basis points from 6.50% to 6.75% as the bank sees inflationary pressures for 2019.
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SA Reserve Bank raises repo rate to 6.75%
November 22, 2018--Governor of the SA Reserve bank Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the bank will raise the repo rate to 6.75% from 6.5%.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.89/$, after trading between R13.89 and R14.13/$
November 21, 2018--The rand firmed by more than 1% ahead of the SA Reserve Bank's repo rate announcement on Thursday.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.09/$, day's range between R13.98 and R14.17
November 20, 2018--The rand struggled to maintain a level below R14/$.
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JSE inches higher as global equities remain mixed
October 19, 2018--The JSE inched higher as global equities were relatively mixed after Donald Trump's recent statement on Chinese tariffs, writes Musa Makoni of Purple Group.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.01/$, with the day's range between R13.92 and R14.06
November 19, 2018--The rand held onto its gains for most of the day.
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Zimbabwe: Does Bitcoin Mining Fuel Climate Change?
November 19, 2018--Acommon mainstream media narrative is how bitcoin mining consumes a lot of coal-generated electricity, thereby fuelling climate change. Much less is said about electricity usage involving legacy, monopoly financial institutions like commercial banks.
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South Africa: Staff Concluding Statement of an IMF Staff Visit
November 19, 2018--Following the leadership transition, the government stepped up its efforts to improve governance and enhance the dialogue with the private sector, but reform implementation has faced headwinds.
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