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Daily Solutions – 22 September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Sep 22, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE closed weaker on Thursday in high-volume trade, following the Reserve Bank’s decision to keep rates unchanged with interest-rate sensitive indices, such as retailers and banks, faring worst. Volumes traded amounted to more than R53bn, boosted by the quarterly futures close-out, from a daily average of about R20bn.

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Daily Solutions – 21 September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Sep 21, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The all share closed weaker on Wednesday as a firmer rand and a slump in Sasol’s share price dragged the market lower. In its first day of trade, however, Steinhoff Africa Retail (Star) performed well, in high-volume trade.

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Daily Solutions – 20 September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Sep 20, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Research The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE came off its worst intraday levels on Tuesday, to close flat, as property stocks made a comeback in afternoon trade, on a weaker rand. Property companies with exposure to global assets lifted the market at the close, as industrials could not hold on to gains after the rand hit R13.3507 to the dollar in intraday trade, its worst level in a month.

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Africa Beat for the week ended 15 September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Sep 19, 2017 in Africa Beat

Dear reader                                                       
The intention of the Alexander Forbes Investments Africa Beat is to provide you, the investor, with news flow from the rest of the African continent so you can have more knowledgeable discussions around Africa as an investment destination. We hope you will enjoy the brief updates. Please feel free to share your comments and thoughts by getting in touch with the Investment Advisory Team.

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