Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.33/$-continued

December 10, 2018--The rand weakened by more than 1% on Monday afternoon.

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Rand hedges lift the JSE
January 21, 2019--The JSE has managed to close firmer mainly on the back of rand hedge stocks which advanced due to a softer rand.
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JSE buoyed by global risk on sentiment
January 18, 2019--JSE tracked other global markets on higher trading as the risk on sentiment persisted.
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Rand ends week at R13.79/$
January 18, 2019--The rand lost 0.5% against the greenback on Friday, but still ended the week slightly stronger that it started it on Monday.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.70/$, while stocks struggle on Brexit developments
January 17, 2019--The rand ended the day at R13.70/$, while British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face a no-confidence vote in UK Parliament.
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African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth
January 17, 2019--Africa's general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growth is projected to accelerate to 4.0 percent in 2019 and 4.1 percent in 2020. But improved macroeconomic and employment outcomes require industry to lead growth, according to the 2019 African Economic Outlook report, launched today by the African Development Bank.
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JSE closes weaker as retailers flag lower festive season sales
January 17, 2018--Trading updates from Mr Price and Woolworths reflected lower than expected sales volumes during the December holidays.
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JSE mildly firmer as global stocks shrug off Brexit vote
January 16, 2019--On the local front there was disappointment as mining production data for November reflected a significant contraction.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.83/$
January 14, 2018--TreasuryONE's Andre Botha said earlier the jump in the rand could be attributed to a couple of things -one of which was the start of the political parties election manifesto.
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Performance on African stock exchanges in 2018
January 14, 2019--We don't need to tell you 2018 was rough for equity investors, particularly the last four months.
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Markets WRAP: Rand holds firm, ends the day at R13.88/$
January 11, 2019--The rand remained on a firm footing, closing at R13.88 to the US dollar, which slid on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve Bank.
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Markets LIVE: Rand gets 'comfortable' as EMs on the front foot
January 10, 2019--The major factor last night was the release of the Fed minutes which suggested that the Fed will be more cautious with their rate hiking path than initially expected, says TreasuryONE's Andre Botha.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.86/$
January 9, 2019--"The overall tone in the markets is for some EM strength but as we have seen in the past, sentiment is fickle and it only takes one headline for it to change," said TreasuryONE's Andre Botha.
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Nigeria's 2.1% Economic Growth to Spur West Africa 2019 Forecast
January 8, 2019--Nigeria's 2.1 per cent economic growth projection in 2019 is expected to drive the regional growth forecast of 2.9 per cent, the United Nations report has projected.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.93/$
January 8, 2019--The rand had a day's range of R13.86 to R14.05 to the dollar on Tuesday.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.86
January 7, 2019--The rand continued to trade below the R14.00 level on Monday.
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Nigeria: NSE Unveils Ai Powered X-Bot to Enhance Market Participation
January 4, 2019--The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has launched the X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger.
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Rand extends gains against dollar, JSE positive
January 4, 2019--Dramatic swings in the rand-at one stage on Thursday it was trading as low as R14.70 to the greenback -point to a volatile year ahead for the local currency.
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Rand reverses losses to end day 1% stronger against dollar
January 3, 2019--After falling to a three-month low against the dollar earlier on Thursday, the rand clawed back its losses to end the day over 1% firmer against the greenback.
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SA stocks end worst year since 2008 on positive note
December 31, 2018--South African stocks have climbed 0.6% in the final session of 2018 after President Donald Trump reported 'big progress' in trade talks with China, paring losses for a year that's still the market's worst since 2008.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.38/$, stocks end on a high
December 31, 2018--The rand ended its trade on the last day of the year at R14.38/$, while local stocks climbed 0.6% in the final session.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.4075/$
December 28, 2018--The rand closed at R14.4075/$ after trading in range of 14.3300-14.5280.
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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.5400/$
December 27, 2018--The rand closed at R14.5400/$ after trading in range of 14.4399-14.5834.
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Markets WRAP: Rand trading at R14.60/$
December 24, 2018--The rand was trading at R14.60 to the greenback by day end, after trading in range of 14.51-14.70 for the day.
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West Africa's Single Currency 'Difficult' to Achieve
December 12, 2018--The Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) says achieving the single currency by 2020 will be a challenge.
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