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Eskom a 'bond-buying' opportunity
Eskom a 'bond-buying' opportunity
Forget that South Africa's state power utility is struggling to keep the lights on and that its profit has fallen. In the world of sovereign-linked...
South Africa sells $2-billion of government bonds
South Africa sells $2-billion of government bonds
South Africa issued the bonds due in 2025 to yield 6%, or 3.15% above US Treasuries on Monday. It originally planned to sell $1.5-billion...
Rand leads currency declines as bond yields rise to year high
Rand leads currency declines as bond yields rise to year high
The rand fell for a second day on Monday, tracking commodity prices lower as China’s industrial production trailed estimates. Bond...
Investors jittery, rand retreats as Mangaung looms
Investors jittery, rand retreats as Mangaung looms
Markets in South Africa will be closed for a national holiday on Monday. Trading will resume on Tuesday.
SA becomes Africa's first to join global bond index
SA becomes Africa's first to join global bond index
SA stocks reach biggest daily gain in 16 months
SA stocks reach biggest daily gain in 16 months
South Africa's benchmark stocks booked their biggest daily gain in 16 months on Wednesday, breaking a three-day losing streak in a broad-based...
Transnet, Eskom bonds rated higher than US
Transnet, Eskom bonds rated higher than US
Transnet and Eskom bonds are now more highly rated than United States government bonds, according to the latest ratings by Fitch and Moody's...
Europe woes could raise SA bonds, says Treasury
Europe woes could raise SA bonds, says Treasury
The debt crisis in Europe -- which holds around 35% of South African government debt -- could hit local bonds if it worsens, pushing yields higher...
SA government bonds firm on demand
SA government bonds firm on demand
South African government bonds firmed on Wednesday, taking yields on the longer-dated bonds to multi-month lows due to hefty offshore demand.

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