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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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Daily Solutions – 19 September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Sep 19, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Research The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE started the week tracking positive global markets, with banking shares faring best on the local exchange. All eyes now fall on the Reserve Bank, which is due to pronounce on local interest rates on Thursday.

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