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Why the JSE Closed 0.74 percent in positive territory yesterday

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed 0.74 percent in positive territory yesterday after trading in positive territory for most of the day. This was mostly as a result due to renewed global optimism that a deal would soon be reached to avail the Greek crisis. The total volume traded for the day was R 18.4 billion. Top winners of the […]

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Asian Stocks Retreat as investors watch Greece

By Vivian Atud Johannesburg-Sunburst Africa– Markets in Asia have opened cautiously this morning with most Asian stocks trading lower as investors await Greece’s review of debt reduction policies.   In Australia, bonds gained in early trade and oil traded at less than $50 a barrel.  In the US, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address lawmakers and investors will likely continue […]

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Global Market and Economic updates

Economy European stocks are adding to the previous session’s gains, following mostly positive growth figures in the eurozone. Boosted by strong domestic demand and household spending, the German economy rose 0.7% in Q4 after expanding 0.1% in the previous three months, while data from France showed that GDP grew by 0.1% during the quarter, meeting analysts’ expectations. The eurozone economy […]

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