Gold is good as oil prices still slippery (+video)
Monday saw a very choppy session as global stocks fell on the fears of a global growth and a slowdown in China, which is significantly hindering equities.
CD South Africa: Wherefore art thou, growth?
Some European stocks dropped by almost 10% yesterday, while gold and other commodity prices continued to plummet.
Weekly Market Analysis: The end of the road for big money?
Many Asian markets are closed for Lunar New Year celebrations -- but there's still plenty happening on the markets. Let's talk currency!
CD South Africa: It's about Yellen and Zuma
Local attention will focus on President Zuma’s State of the Nation Address on Thursday, while global markets will be fixed on US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s semi-annual address to congress on Wednesday.
Pressure comes off the Federal Reserve (+video)
Weak employment data has given the US Federal Reserve breathing room on rate rises.
US market slips as jobs data fails to impress
The US dollar is set to end the week with a cushioned thump now that the markets believe interest rates will remain low for longer.
Twist in the tale of BoE rates (+video)
The prospects of an early UK interest rate rise receded yesterday, after the Bank of England left borrowing costs at a record low of just 0.5%.