Rand yo-yos in early trade as emerging markets on the back foot-continued

September 17, 2018--The rand had a yo-yo session in early trade on Monday morning, briefly breaking through R15/$ shortly after 09:00.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.40/$
May 17, 2019--The day's range was between R14.28 and R14.41.
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Nigeria: NSE Halts Bearish Trend, Amid MTN Nigeria Listing
May 17, 2019--The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday halted nine consecutive days bearish trend following the listing of MTN Nigeria Communications Plc 20.35 billion shares at N90 per share.
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JSE inches higher as global stocks rise
May 16, 2019--Despite gains being relatively mild, most of the equity indices managed to hang on to these gains to end the day firmer. In Asia the Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.45% firmer while the Hang Seng closed flat after only adding 0.02%.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.23/$
May 16, 2019--TreasuryONE said earlier that the news that US President Donald Trump would delay auto tariffs boosted markets.
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JSE resumes downtrend
May 15, 2019--The relief recorded across most of the major global indices in the prior session seemed to have been short lived, as pressure mounted across most of the indices except for Asia where markets traded mostly firmer.
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Markets LIVE: Rand closes at R14.20/$
May 15, 2019--The rand strengthened on Wednesday afternoon on reports that US President Donald Trump will delay imposing tariffs on auto imports.
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Markets LIVE: Rand closes at R14.20/$
May 15, 2019--The rand strengthened on Wednesday afternoon on reports that US President Donald Trump will delay imposing tariffs on auto imports.
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Markets WRAP: The rand closes at R14.22/$
May 14, 2019--TreasuryONE said earlier the rand was likely to remain in the R14.15/R14.45 range ahead of the announcement of the country's new cabinet.
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JSE closes flat as downtrend pauses
May 14, 2019--The minor strength on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange was also aided by a rebound in European counters as well us equity futures which traded mostly firmer on the day despite a weaker trading session earlier in Asia.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.31/$
May 13, 2019--Analysts said earlier that the rand was likely to take its cue from the ongoing US-China trade war, which further intensified after China retaliated and imposed additional tariffs on some American goods.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.21/$
May 10, 2019--While the rand has been trading stronger overnight. the news confirming that the US has officially raised tariffs to 25% has hit markets.
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Chinese stock rebound lifts the JSE
May 10, 2019--The JSE has rebounded to close firmer as it was buoyed by the firmer close recorded in Chinese markets.
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JSE tumbles as US-China trade war intensifies
May 9, 2019--The JSE All-share index fell by 1.5% in early trade on Thursday, as concerns around the latest developments in the US-China trade war battered emerging market sentiment.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.44/$
May 9, 2019--Analysts said earlier that the rand was likely facing some volatility as election results started to trickle in.
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TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Bullish retail stocks signal possible improvement in SA economy
May 7, 2019--The JSE general retail index is now moving up from important support levels and this is bullish for retail stocks.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.44/$
May 7, 2019--TreasuryONE's Andre Botha said earlier that the rand was likely to be in choppy waters as markets position themselves ahead of Wednesday's election.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.50/$, after a weak session
May 6, 2019--The local unit weakened as much as R14.54/$ on Monday, along with other emerging market currencies. This just two days ahead of national elections.
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JSE set for a strong year but still offering good value
May 6, 2019--Rebound in some share prices since November has been astounding.
The year is shaping up to be an annos praeclarus ('excellent year') for the JSE, with share prices showing healthy gains this far.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.3753/$
May 3, 2019--The rand closed at R14.3753/$ on Friday.
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Positive US jobs data lifts stocks
May 3, 2019--The JSE closed firmer on Friday as it tracked other global markets higher which rose on the back of upbeat US jobs data.
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Financials rally despite weaker rand
May 2, 2019--The JSE inched higher on Thursday, mainly on the back of gains that were recorded in the financials and industrials indices.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.54/$
May 2, 2019--The rand closed at R14.54/$ on Thursday.
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Work starts on African exchanges linkage project
May 2, 2019-Africa's stock exchanges, regulators, central banks, stockbrokers and clearing systems are working together on the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP), set to create trading and information links between the 7 leading securities exchanges.
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Weaker Chinese economic data dampens investor confidence
April 30, 2019--The local bourse traded mostly flat on Tuesday as global markets digested weaker than expected Chinese economic data.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.33/$
April 30, 2019--Peregrine Treasury Solutions's Bianca Botes said earlier that the rand traded largely sideways throughout Monday, including during the overnight session as the focus remained on global factors including growth and oil prices...
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JSE weaker as mining blue chips struggle ‎
April 29, 2019--The JSE closed weaker on Monday, mainly on the back of weakness recorded across most blue-chip stocks.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.30/$
April 29, 2019--This week will see US-China trade talks resume while data is also expected out of the US, China and Europe.
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Nigeria: Stock Market Indices Rise Marginally By N8 Billion
April 26, 2019--Buying interest in some bellwethers reversed the downward trend on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), as the market capitalisation appreciated marginally by N8 billion to close at N11.244 trillion.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.30/$
April 26, 2019--The rand ended the day's session at R14.30/$, having opened at R14.39. Trade ranged between R14.27 and R14.47.
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JSE weaker as global markets retreat
April 25, 2019--The JSE closed weaker on Thursday on the back of broad-based weakness across most global equity indices.
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Markets WRAP: Rand ends the day's session at R14.42/$
April 25, 2019--The local unit came full circle to close at R14.42/$ on Thursday.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.40/$
April 24, 2019--The local unit closed 1.11% weaker at R14.40 to the greenback.
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Financials and resources drag the local bourse lower
April 24, 2019--The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday mainly on the back of losses recorded across the industrials and financials indices.
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Markets WRAP: Rand ends the day weaker at R14.30/$
April 23, 2019--The rand lost ground on Tuesday, closing over 1% weaker at R14.30 to the greenback.
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JSE closes firmer as weaker rand lifts rand hedges
April 23, 2019--The JSE eked out gains on Tuesday mainly on the back of gains recorded in resources and rand hedges which were buoyed by the weaker rand.
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