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Daily Solutions – 14 December 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Dec 14, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Research The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday, as Steinhoff failed to hold on to earlier gains, and Naspers dipped after an investor road show in New York. A recovery in the rand boosted banks and financials toward the close. Analysts have warned of the dangers of trading in Steinhoff shares at this stage, as very little information is available about the extent of the accounting irregularities in the group.

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Daily Solutions – 24 November 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Nov 24, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Research The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE slipped on Thursday, with indices sensitive to interest-rate changes, such as banks and retailers, seemingly brushing off what was seen by some as a hawkish tone from the Reserve Bank. The Bank, earlier, kept the repurchase rate on hold at 6.75%, as expected, but analysts said future interest-rate cuts were unlikely.

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Daily Solutions – 23 October 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 23, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Research The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE all share ended the day flat on Friday after trading in positive territory for most of the day as global markets benefited from news of possible tax cuts in the US. US President Donald Trump received a boost as the budget blueprint for 2018 was cleared in the Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday.

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Daily Solutions – 20 September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Sep 20, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Research The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE came off its worst intraday levels on Tuesday, to close flat, as property stocks made a comeback in afternoon trade, on a weaker rand. Property companies with exposure to global assets lifted the market at the close, as industrials could not hold on to gains after the rand hit R13.3507 to the dollar in intraday trade, its worst level in a month.

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