06 Mar 2015 20h00 South Africa's rand fell to 13-year low and government bonds also slid sharply on Friday, as emerging markets were heavily sold off after U.S. job numbers strengthened the case for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates. Read more
17h40 South Africa's rand fell to 13-year low and government bonds also slid sharply on Friday, as emerging markets were heavily sold off after U.S. job numbers strengthened the case for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates.
20h00 Greece sent its euro zone partners an augmented list of proposed reforms on Friday but EU officials said several more steps were required before any release of aid funds to a country that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says has a noose around its neck.
21h50 Japan's Hitachi will pay
Finmeccanica 9.5 euros for each share in the Italian
firm's rail business Ansaldo STS after a dividend distribution
adjustment to a previously agreed deal, the companies said in a
joint statement on Friday.
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Sharenet Securities are pleased to announce that their clients are now able to place stop-loss orders as well edit existing orders.
A stop-loss order is an order placed to sell a security when it reaches a certain price designed to limit... Read more
As of 1 January 2015, the JSE will be instituting an increase across all their services. Sharenet, as from the same date (1 January 2015) will similarly be initiating an increase. We have managed to keep the increase down to 6.9%... Read more
Last month we looked at how JSE listed ETFs can give South African investors exposure to different asset classes. In this, the final installment of the series, we will look at the remaining 3 of 5... Read more
Welcome to the March issue of MarketViews.
In his post, Dwaine van Vuuren from PowerStocks Research calculates that load-shedding has resulted in losses of a whopping R12 billion to the SA... Read more
The losses to the South African economy tallied R1 billion over the Valentines weekend alone, after 14 hours of Stage-2 load-shedding on Saturday 14th February, 4 hours of Stage-2 load-shedding on... Read more