Oil soars to highest level in nine months

This is Brent's highest since a Saudi Arabia-Russia price war, just as demand plunged due to the pandemic in March

10 hours ago
JSE gains on Covid-19 vaccine optimism

US officials have said that vaccination could be rolled out by mid-December

11 hours ago
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Nick Kunze from Sanlam Private Wealth and Gary Booysen from Rand Swiss talk to Business Day TV

WATCH: Stock pick — Investec structured product

Viv Govender from Rand Swiss Offshore talks to Business Day TV about his stock pick of the day

WATCH: How the rand reacted to the ratings downgrades

RMB’s Kim Silberman talks to Business Day TV about the dynamics at play in the currency market

Asian equities trade higher as vaccine progress lifts confidence

Stocks rise on boost from prospects for speedy global economic revival

Oil price rises to highest mark since March

Brent crude futures up 34c a barrel, boosted by coronavirus vaccine hopes

Gold falls as vaccine hopes, US transition boost risk appetite

Bullion's safe-haven appeal slips as positive news lends confidence to recovery

JSE faces subdued Asian markets on Tuesday as Covid-19 focus continues

More positive vaccine news boosts sentiment but pandemic is still weighing on near-term economic outlook

Market data — November 23 2020

Market data including bonds and fuel prices

MARKET WRAP: Rand shrugs off downgrades as vaccine optimism dominates sentiment

Officials say vaccinating may begin in fewer than three weeks

Global shares rise amid vaccine optimism

Investors are pinning their hopes for economic revival on coronavirus vaccines, even as the world battles surging case numbers

Rand steadies after ratings downgrades for SA

The strengthening of the rand shows that a downgrade was already priced in, one market analyst says

Oil keeps rising on hopes for recovery in crude demand, but new lockdowns cap gains

Hopes that Opec+ will keep crude output in check also boosted sentiment

Gold inches higher on weaker dollar and hopes for US stimulus

Failure to deliver a fiscal package is supportive for bullion, analyst says

Asian shares rise on hopes for coronavirus vaccines, but lockdown fears cap gains

Broad regional index touches a record high, but uncertainty over US stimulus adds to reticence

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