Market Solutions – August: The middle kingdom can’t remedy South Africa’s public sector ills.

By Rob Price on Aug 17, 2018 in Market and Economic Commentary

The BRICS Summit caught news headlines in July. From a South African perspective, the biggest talking point was the R33bn loan that Eskom secured from the Chinese Development Bank. In the short term, this loan is good news because it relieves funding pressure on the embattled state-owned enterprise (SOE), which could reduce broader credit risk at the margin.

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Daily Solutions – 17 August 2018

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Aug 17, 2018 in Daily Solutions

The JSE staged a substantial comeback on Thursday, following Wednesday’s rout, as global risk-on sentiment returned to the market.

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Daily Solutions – 16 August 2018

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Aug 16, 2018 in Daily Solutions

Disappointing local economic releases and a return of market fears around Turkey’s financial crisis put the JSE under serious pressure on Wednesday.

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Daily Solutions – 15 August 2018

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Aug 15, 2018 in Daily Solutions

The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday as miners fell on a stronger rand.

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