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’s breaking news wire service brings you the latest South African, African and international news reports and press updates from newsrooms across the country. | Markets LIVE: PepsiCo to buy Pioneer Foods to support its African expansion plans

PepsiCo, which owns food brands Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola, will be acquiring local food group Pioneer Foods which produces Weet-Bix, Liqui-Fruit and White Star maize, among other products. | Oil pares steep weekly loss as US warship downs Iranian drone

Oil snapped four days of losses after an American warship downed an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, stoking concerns crude flows from the Middle East may be disrupted. | Muted session for the JSE as central bank cuts rates

The JSE had a relatively muted session on Thursday as it struggled to find direction ahead of the South African Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision. | Markets WRAP: The rand closed at R13.90/$

The SA Reserve Bank announced earlier that it had decided to cut interest rates by 25bps from 6.75% to 6.50%. | Stock markets weaker, pound under pressure

Global stock markets have turned weaker after recent record gains in the US while growing concerns about a no-deal Brexit kept the pound under pressure. | JSE weaker ahead of SARB rate decision

The local bourse has retreated on Wednesday mainly on the back of broad-based weakness across most major global indices. | Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.98/$

The day's range was between R13.94 and R14.00. | Financials lead the surge on the JSE

The JSE has advanced mainly on the back of a rally led by the financials index which rose on the back of a firmer rand. | Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.92/$

The day's range was between R13.83 to R13.93. | US stocks edge down from records

Wall Street stocks have edged down from records following mixed banking earnings and worrisome manufacturing data contrasted with strong US retail sales. | Hong Kong stocks finish with gains

Hong Kong stocks have ended higher in quiet trade as investors took a step back after recent gains, while looking ahead to the start of corporate earnings season. | Asian markets drift as investors eye start of earnings season

Most Asian markets have been mixed as investors took a breather after a recent rally and as they awaited the start of the corporate earnings season. | European stock markets edge higher, pound slumps

European stock markets have edged higher, while the pound hit the lowest level versus the dollar in more than two years on Brexit deadlock. | JSE closes 0.27% firmer

Momentum continued to favour the bulls on Monday as Asian and US markets continued to advance, while the JSE All-Share index closes 0.27% firmer. | Markets waver as Chinese economy slows

World stock markets have wavered on news that China's economy grew at its weakest pace in nearly three decades, hit by the US trade war. | Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.89/$

The day's range was between R13.85 and R13.97. | US stocks dip at start of heavy earnings week

Wall Street stocks have edged lower ahead of a deluge of quarterly earnings reports from large banks and other companies. | JSE closes flat as it struggles for direction

The JSE struggled for direction on Friday eventually closing marginally weaker as it faded towards the close. | Markets WRAP: The rand closed at R14.03/$

The day's range was between R13.89 and R14.04. | TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: AngloGold shares show upturn potential as gold shares still in focus

Leading gold producer AngloGold is pausing in the short-term before potentially renewing its uptrend. Its share price still has large upside potential.

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