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Rand extends gains, stocks rally for second day

12 Aug 2020 /  Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Promit Mukherjee, Reuters  
Government bonds weakened, with the yield on the benchmark instrument due in 2030 adding 2 basis points to 9.3%.

Stocks fall as precious metals producers tumble

12 Aug 2020 /  Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg  
Foreigners remained net sellers for a second day on Tuesday.

Rand on backfoot as US-China tensions prompt caution

12 Aug 2020 /  Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters  
In early trade the dollar was a touch higher against a basket of major currencies.

Gold collapses below $1 900 as rout extends into the second day

12 Aug 2020 /  Bloomberg News    2
Yellow metal tumbles as US bond yields rise.

Rand recovers, stocks shrug off US-China tension

11 Aug 2020 /  Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
The Johannesburg All-Share index rose 0.72%, while the Top 40 index climbed 0.76%

Stocks climb globally while dollar slips with gold: markets wrap

11 Aug 2020 /  Andreea Papuc and Olivia Konotey-Ahulu, Bloomberg   1
The dollar slipped after just two days of gains against its major peers.

Stocks rise as Anglo, miners ride sentiment boost

11 Aug 2020 /  Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg  
Foreigners were net sellers of South African stocks on Friday.

A 1 000% stock jump is Hong Kong’s new pro-democracy rallying cry

11 Aug 2020 /  Bloomberg News   
Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters rush to buy Jimmy Lai's stock.

Bitcoin volatility surges amid flirtation with $12 000 threshold

11 Aug 2020 /  Amena Saad, Bloomberg   
Price swings by the largest cryptocurrency have reached the highest level in about a year.

Asia’s worst share market just got another jolt

10 Aug 2020 /  Moxy Ying and Ian Sayson, Reuters  
'The economy is a laggard and we lead the region in infections, which is a big concern for foreign investors' - analyst.

Can the finance industry be trusted this time?

10 Aug 2020 /  Elisa Martinuzzi, Bloomberg    1
The sector’s reputation took a battering after the financial crisis, and it’s too early to say how things will go this time.

Three risks weighing on emerging markets all start with T

10 Aug 2020 /  Netty Ismail, Simon Flint and Justin Villamil  
Turkey, Trump, trade.

SA stocks plunge as Tencent fall hits Naspers and Prosus

7 Aug 2020 /  Bloomberg News   10
Prosus down 5.4%.

Rand on the ropes as emerging market risks increase

7 Aug 2020 /  Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters   5
The local currency was down 0.9% at 17.55 per dollar in early trade.

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