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Herewith the latest market information:

Prime : 10.25%
Gold (US$ per ounce) : 1 291.14 (-8.24)
Brent Crude (US$ per barrel) : 72.80 (+1.03)
Dow Jones : 25 862.00 (+0.84%)
JSE Alsi : 56 537.00 (+0.88%)
ZAR/US$ : 14.34 (-0.14)
ZAR / Euro : 16.02 (-0.13)
ZAR / GBP : 18.33 (-0.05)


Market moving events : Our market advanced nicely yesterday, following stronger world markets. Investec Limited had a good day after an increase in annual earings showed that it was resilient to a weaker SA economy and Brexit. The Rand took a klap in late trade after a warning by Moody’s regarding our bonds possibly slipping to “junk status”.

Positive Pointer : South African, Saray Khumalo, became the first black African woman to summit Mt Everest.