Why US Crude Oil Stocks fell lower than expected

Crude oil stocks in the United States declined by 0.917 million barrels in the week ended June 17th, 2016, following a 0.933 million fall in the previous week and compared to market expectations of a 1.67 million drop. It is the fifth straight decline in oil inventories. Meanwhile, gasoline stocks rose by 0.627 million barrels after falling by 2.625 million […]

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Market News Updates

ETFPLD – LISTING OF ADDITIONAL AfricaPalladium debentures TRU – Dealings in securities by a director of a subsidiary of the company ENX – Dealings in securities by an associate of directors and by associates of d FSR – Appointment of non-executive to the board of directors of FirstRand and Fi NUT – Acquisition of Kairos Nutrition Proprietary Limited (?Kairos?) and […]

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China Stocks Rises to levels seen before 2008

Acccording to Bloomburg, China’s stock market climbed to levels last seen before the global financial crisis in 2008, extending its world-beating rally as investors bet monetary stimulus will revive an economy beset by four years of slowing growth. The Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.8 percent to 3,476.90 at 9:31 a.m. local time, set for the highest close since May 2008, […]

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Why the CPI for December 2014 Will Fall by More than 0.1% when Stats SA Publish Figures Today

By Vivian Atud Johannesburg– Sunburst Africa–What: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) tracks the rate of change in the prices of goods and services purchased by consumers. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will today release data on the headline CPI for December 2014. We should expect a more than 0.1 percent fall in this figure. The headline CPI (for all urban areas) […]

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Some lessons I learned in 2014

By Vivian Atud As part of a Christmas present to myself I decided to set aside time to evaluate the past 12 months and to ask serious questions about some of the lessons I have learned from the markets. I reflected on missed opportunities, highlight successful practices, and strive to be a better overall investor. Looking at the past year’s […]

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