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Daily Solutions – 12 October 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 12, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE maintained its momentum on Wednesday, stretching its winning streak to a ninth consecutive session. Interest rate sensitive stocks, including banks and retailers, were well supported, as the rand rebounded from its recent lows to the dollar and other hard currencies.

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Market Solutions – September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 11, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

Forcing investors down the risk continuum: strong equity market returns are heartening for clients because the majority of portfolios remain invested in these long-term growth assets. However the further indices run higher, without commensurate improvements in real activity and earnings, the larger the degree of risk inherent in those indices.

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Daily Solutions – 11 October 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 11, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE closed marginally higher on Tuesday, as the dollar paused for breath from its recent rally, lifting retailers and banks. Rand hedges, which had helped lift the local bourse to record highs in recent sessions, fell, while volumes on the JSE were slightly below average.

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Daily Solutions – 10 October 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 10, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE all share hit a fourth successive record high on Monday as rand hedges rallied on the weaker domestic currency in line with the pattern established last week. The all share closed 0.52% higher at 57,530,10, breaching the 57,500 level for the first time after hitting 57,000 on Thursday.

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