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Daily Solutions – 30 November 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Nov 30, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE closed firmer on Wednesday in its best performance so far this week, as the weaker rand in the afternoon supported industrials, while Naspers gained following the release of its interim results. The property index led for most of the day, but was pipped at the post by a rebound in platinum stocks.

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Daily Solutions – 28 November 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Nov 28, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE closed weaker on Monday as the stronger rand supported banking, retailer and property stocks following S&P Global Ratings’ downgrade announcement on Friday. Miners closed in the red. In an unusual development, the rand firmed more than 2.5% against the dollar in the course of the day.

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Daily Solutions – 27 November 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Nov 27, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE was a fraction firmer on Friday, extending its streak of consecutive weekly gains to eight, despite subdued volumes ahead of credit-rating announcements by agencies S&P Global and Moody’s later in the evening. It was also a half-day for US equity markets, with volumes on the local bourse coming in at R14bn, compared with the daily average of R20bn.

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Daily Solutions – 22 November 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Nov 22, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE closed at a record high on Tuesday, tracking buoyant global markets, and led by gains in individual shares. Volumes on the local bourse were much higher than usual, at R30.5bn compared to the average of R20bn. Big diversified miners gained on the day, while the industrial index, which hit a fresh record, was again lifted by Naspers.

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