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The future of financial indicators
The future of financial indicators
You’re driving in your car, listening to the 6pm news bulletin on the radio. The news ends, the anchor reads the weather forecast and then gives...
Confident Denel may yet face debt troubles
Confident Denel may yet face debt troubles
At the end of March, Denel held R3.7-billion in debt, “of which about 45% is due in the next 12 months”, according to its annual report released...
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...
Bond buyers deterred by Fed rate outlook
Bond buyers deterred by Fed rate outlook
Foreigners are set to keep selling South African bonds in 2015 as the prospect of higher US interest rates boosts demand for dollar assets.
African Bank downgrade doesn't mean a redemption for bondholders, says CFO
African Bank downgrade doesn't mean a redemption for bondholders, says CFO
African Bank Investments, the South African unsecured lender which was downgraded to junk last week, said there are no foreign or local holders of...
Reserve Bank: SA's markets have lost twice as much as gained
Reserve Bank: SA's markets have lost twice as much as gained
Analysts' concerns that there could be large capital outflows from South Africa caused by foreign investors moving away from riskier markets...
SA bonds subdued ahead of Budget speech
SA bonds subdued ahead of Budget speech
South African bonds were subdued in early morning trade on Monday but bids and offers indicated a strengthening bias is possible for the day.
Weaker rand and socio-economic uncertainty weigh on bonds
Weaker rand and socio-economic uncertainty weigh on bonds
The South African bond market was weaker on Thursday morning due to the rand‚ which had depreciated to more than R11 to the dollar‚ and...
South African bonds weaken with rand
South African bonds weaken with rand
South African bonds were weaker at midday on Monday‚ pulled down by the rand‚ which depreciated further against the dollar due to a...
Rand fluctuates ahead of current-account deficit data
Rand fluctuates ahead of current-account deficit data
The rand swung between gains and losses before the release of data that may show South Africa’s current-account deficit narrowed in the third...