Weekly market watch: A turbulent start to the new year

by Staff Writer | Jan 11, 2021

Wide-ranging economic data from the end of 2020 continues to guide major currencies, alongside continued Covid-19 developments and renewed loc...

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Weekly market watch: End-of-year buoyancy dwindles

by Staff Writer | Dec 21, 2020

Markets are mixed as a new variant of the Coronavirus is causing chaos ahead of the holiday season.

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Weekly market watch: Vaccine roll-out begins

by Staff Writer | Dec 14, 2020

Risk sentiment is set to drive major economies over the coming week, on the back of widespread vaccine deployment.

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Weekly market watch: Volatility abounds as optimism wanes

by Staff Writer | Dec 7, 2020

Despite hopes of a continued upward trend, the market remains volatile on the back of a heavy economic data week.

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What the latest downgrade means for the rand and the future of SA

by Andrew Rissik | Dec 1, 2020

South Africa’s credit rating has dropped again following further downgrades by ratings agencies Moody’s and Fitch last week. While this was no...

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Weekly market watch: Subdued volatility amid vaccine optimism

by Staff Writer | Nov 30, 2020

In a week of light data releases and maintained vaccine confidence, better-than-expected performances extend a stretch of eased market volatil...

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Weekly market watch: Is a conclusion to the Brexit saga within sight?

by Staff Writer | Nov 23, 2020

Top-tier data, downgrades and a potential (final) Brexit deal will be the biggest market drivers this week.

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Financial emigration to be phased out in March 2021

by Tim Powell | Nov 18, 2020

The Treasury has clarified new rules that will prevent South Africans from accessing their retirement annuities for three years after they’ve ...

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Weekly market watch: Emerging currencies climb, established markets stumble

by Staff Writer | Nov 16, 2020

Unpredictability is set to permeate the global market this week as short-term volatility continues to dominate.

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