Stocks lifted ahead of long weekend-continued

April 5, 2012--South African stocks clawed back some lost ground on Thursday, as investors bought back shares of Kumba Iron Ore and other resource stocks that had been hammered in the previous session.
But traders said the recovery was also tempered with caution, ahead of a four-day Easter holiday that starts on Friday.

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Source: FIN24

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Rand caps gains as JSE drifts aimlessly
March 24, 2017--Share prices on the JSE have once again been in limbo as the strong rand continues to put a cap on the big dual-listed shares.
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March 23, 2017--The federal government is beginning to look inwards for financing of the industrial sector of the economy through Domestic Direct Investment (DDI) rather than dependence on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
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March 22, 2017--Global stock markets have been a sea of red and investors on the JSE also joined the flight to safety, buying bonds and precious metals.
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March 22, 2017--The rand hit 20-month lows following a boost from a narrow current account deficit and lower consumer price inflation.
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JSE dip wipes out market gains of year to date
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