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Ben Bernanke could still cause an economic crash
Ben Bernanke could still cause an economic crash
When Ben Bernanke steps down as chairperson of the United States Federal Reserve this week, having presided over his final committee meeting, the...
Dollar strengthens as emerging market selloff deepens
Dollar strengthens as emerging market selloff deepens
The dollar strengthened after the Federal Reserve scaled back its stimulus program of bond purchases that tend to weaken the greenback and...
Fed reduces bond buying amid growing economy
Fed reduces bond buying amid growing economy
The dollar rose after the Federal Reserve officials voted to reduce monthly asset purchases that are seen as debasing the US currency amid signs...
Reserve Bank: Fed tapering will bring short-term challenges
Reserve Bank: Fed tapering will bring short-term challenges
South African central bank Governor Gill Marcus said plans by the US Federal Reserve to start reducing the pace of its asset-purchase program will...
Bernanke gives SA a reprieve
Bernanke gives SA a reprieve
The United States Federal Reserve did not begin its anticipated “tiptoe” out of quantitative easing this week.
Rand climbs after Lawrence Summers's bid withdrawal
Rand climbs after Lawrence Summers's bid withdrawal
The rand climbed to a five-week high against the dollar on Monday after Lawrence Summers withdrew his bid to become Federal Reserve chairperson. Bonds gained, driving benchmark yields to the lowest since July. ...
Rand declines before US federal policy meeting
Rand declines before US federal policy meeting
The rand depreciated on Tuesday while bonds rose amid bets South Africa’s budget balance swung to a surplus last month.
Gold climbs to best week since 2011
Gold climbs to best week since 2011
Platinum advanced to the highest level in more than three weeks.
Rand depreciates after manufacturing, mining data falls
Rand depreciates after manufacturing, mining data falls
South Africa's factory output rose 2.2% after gaining a revised 7.1% in April, Pretoria-based Statistics South Africa said on its...
Gold rises as US Fed backs sustained stimulus
Gold rises as US Fed backs sustained stimulus
Platinum reached a three-week high and silver headed for the best streak since February. Bullion fell 23% last quarter as Bernanke said after the...
SA's economy is running on empty
SA's economy is running on empty
The South African economy has been running on a sugar-fuelled high thanks to the stimulating effect of United States Federal Reserve Bank governor...
Gold retreats to one-month low on Fed comments
Gold retreats to one-month low on Fed comments
Gold fell for a fourth day to the lowest level in a month as the Federal Reserve Chairman...

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