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Forex News - 2016-05-10
Currencies Yesterday, the South African rand weakened against the US dollar, after data showed that South Africa's unemployment rate rose in 1Q. Speeches by couple of US Federal Reserve (Fed) officials lent supported to the possibility of the central bank raising interest rates during this year. In economic news, data showed that while the US ... more

South African Market Review - 2016-05-10
South African markets closed in the red yesterday, amid sharp losses in the mining sector stocks, following a global commodity selloff. Kumba Iron Ore, Assore and Anglo American dropped 14.3%, 11.0% and 10.6%, respectively. Impala Platinum Holdings and Lonmin fell 11.4% and 11.4%, respectively. AngloGold Ashanti and Sibanye Gold slipped 10.3% and 7... more

What is a Hedge Fund - 2016-05-10
Clearing-up the Hedge Fund Haze Most of us have heard of hedge funds - those mystical investment vehicles run by men in suits, living in New York and making millions every day. The reality is that they are often far less extravagant than movies and myth have made them out to be. The primary goal of a hedge fund is to preserve the capital investe... more

JSE: How to structure your share portfolio with the best of the best - 2015-07-01
First you need to know which sector is outperforming the JSE Then you need to know which are the strongest perfoming shares Finally you need to use technical analysis to find the best entry into the best performing shares Click on play to watch the video If you would like to have access to our daily videos     &nbs... more

Free Trading workshop - 2015-06-19
I am planning a Free Workshop at LAST!!! But I need your help.. When would be the best time to attend a workshop like this? On Saturdays or Week evenings? Saturday mornings or afternoons? Please comment, your the ones that need to attend this! ... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-02-13
Current daily trends AUDNZD, trend intact AUDUSD, trend intact EURAUD, trend confirmed EURGBP, trend intact GBPAUD, trend intact GBPCAD, trend intact GBPJPY, trend intact GBPUSD, trend confirmed Possible signals EURGBP, on increased negative momentum GBPCAD, on increased positive momentum GBPJPY, on increased negative momentum ... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-02-12
Current daily trends AUDNZD, trend intact AUDUSD, trend intact EURAUD, trend confirmed EURGBP, trend intact, a bit sideways on the 4h chart GBPAUD, trend intact GBPCAD, trend confirmed GBPJPY, trend intact USDCAD, trend confirmed USDJPY, trend confirmed Possible signal EURAUD, on EUR strength GBPJPY, on increased momentum or breaking ... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-02-09
Current daily trends AUDUSD, trend back intact EURGBP, trend intact with volatility on 4h chart GBPAUD, trend intact with a flattop triangle still not broker the resistance Possible signals today and tomorrow GBPAUD, if resistance are broken The market still in limbo and not sure where it is going… Seeing some strength on GBP a... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-02-05
Daily currency trends AUDJPY, trend intact and it seems the bulls on AUD is running low on steam AUDUSD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact with a bit of a power struggle EURGBP, trend back in place with lots of volatility on 4h chart GBPAUD, trend intact GBPCAD, trend intact USDCAD, trend recovering Possible signals for today or tomorro... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-02-03
Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend intact with AUD fell its teeth out. AUDUSD, trend intact unfortunately we missed the drop as our stop was activated on the slight pullback would have been a beauty. CADJPY, trend intact EURAUD, trend confirmed but based on the huge move EURJPY, trend is still there only just as there is lots of sideways mov... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-02-02
Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend intact AUDUSD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact EURNZD, trend confirmed GBPAUD, trend intact GBPCAD, trend intact and we are still in the trade it touched our 1.61 fib target but the order was not picked up and still looking good after a good pull back, could pull up my stop loss order into profit GBPNZD... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-30
Current Daily trends AUDJPY, Trend intact and it hit our target on the 1.61 Fib target AUDNZD, trend intact but very volatile AUDUSD, trend intact and it hit our 1.27 Fib target CADJPY, trend intact and still in the trade very close to the 1.27 fib target EURJPY, trend intact and still in the trade almost hit our stop but is weakening again ... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-29
Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend intact AUDNZD, trend intact a lot of volatility on 4h chart AUDNZD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact EURGBP, trend intact EURJPY, trend intact EURJPY, trend intact GBPAUD, trend intact GBPCAD, trend intact GBPNZD, trend intact NZDJPY, trend intact NZDUSD, trend intact USDCAD, trend intact Possib... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-27
Currency strength and weakness based on daily analysis CHF showing some weakness as well as JPY and USD AUD, GBP, and EUR showing some strength NZD is weakening and CAD is sideways Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend intact with 4h volatility AUDNZD, trend intact with 4h volatility AUDUSD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact EURAUD, tre... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-26
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on daily performance CHF continues in strength JPY and USD showing strength AUD, NZD, and EUR steadily weakening GBP and CAD trying to strengthen but still weak Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend intact AUDUSD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact EURGBP, trend intact EURJPY, trend intact ... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-22
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on daily performance CHF staying on top of its game showing strength JPY and USD both on the strong side of the line but USD weakening a bit AUD, NZD and CAD continues to weaken GBP and EUR are both still weak although they tried to pull up a bit Current daily trends AUDCAD, still intact AU... more

Forex Fundamentals - 2015-01-22
So yesterday we saw some massive price movement on the CAD. The USD?CAD pair nearly gained 450 over the past two days, with the movement accelerated after the BoC decided to cut 25 basis points. A move which could be argued to have been anticipated due to the oil price crisis. The BoC also cut its average 2015 growth outlook to 2.1% from 2.4%. E... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-20
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance CHF is losing more ground slowly JPY, USD, AUD, GBP, CAD and EUR are all showing some strength with NZD very flat Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact EURAUD, trend intact EURCAD, trend intact with volatility on 4h chart EURGBP, trend intact EURJPY, trend intact EUR... more

Forex Trading - 2015-01-19
Currency strength and weakness according to 4h performance CHF showing strength JPY, AUD, NZD, GBP, CAD and EUR are all declining at a very flat angle with EUR leading the pack into weakness. Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact EURAUD, trend intact EURCAD, trend intact EURGBP, trend intact EURJPY, trend int... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-16
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance CHF had a severe reaction to the announcement that the SNB ended its 3 year old policy to shield it from the Euros Sovereign debt crisis and more JPY, AUD, NZD, GBP, USD, CAD and most of all EUR all dropped after this announcement. Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact A... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-15
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance JPY pulled back last night AUD turned for the better again USD continues to lose ground GBP fighting all the way up EUR and CHF still not clear on direction CAD showing weakness again Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact AUDCHF, trend intact produced a signal in the... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-14
Currency strength and weakness based on 4h performance JPY continues to be bullish AUD, USD and NZD are all negative GBP is very bullish EUR and CHF fluctuating in performance CAD also not sure what it’s doing Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact although sideways on 4h chart AUDCHF, trend intact although sideways on 4h cha... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-13
Currency strength and weakness analysis on 4h performance JPY, NZD and USD are showing some weakness this morning AUD showing some strength after yesterday’s weakness GBP, EUR and CHF are persisting upwards although overall performance is weak CAD continues to weaken Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact AUDCHF, trend intact ... more

Forex Analysis - 2015-01-12
Currency strength analysis based on 4h analysis NZD and AUD showing great strength. JPY and USD losing some gains at the moment. CAD is gradually weakening. EUR, CHF and GBP is generally weak with sideways movement. Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend confirmed AUDCHF, trending strongly CADJPY, trend confirmed CHFJPY, trend intact EU... more

Forex Analysis - 2014-12-11
Currency Strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance USD, GBP and CAD continues with strong weakness EUR and CHF showing some weakness this morning JPY strengthen strongly AUD still sideways then up then down NZD continues with strength this morning Current daily trends AUDCHF, trend intact AUDJPY, new trend is now confirme... more

Forex Analysis - 2014-12-10
Currency Strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance USD, GBP and CAD showing weakness, especially CAD. EUR and CHF still showing strength. JPY continues to push strengthening strongly. NZD and AUD continuing to lose value. Current daily trends AUDNZD, trend confirmed but very sideways on 4h chart AUDUSD, trend intact with a... more

Forex Analysis - 2014-12-08
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance USD and CAD continues to show strength GBP strengthening again after some losses CHF and EUR showing some strength but we don’t know for how long NZD and JPY tending to weakness AUD showing weakness after a lot of sideways movement Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend ... more

Forex Analysis - 2014-12-05
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance USD showing some strength at the moment GBP is flat and weakening slightly CAD is trying to gain again EUR, CHF and NZD are all rather sideways and showing weakness now JPY is steadily going down again but not very quickly AUD is sideways a slight strength Current daily tren... more

Forex Analalysis - 2014-12-04
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance USD and CAD showing strength since yesterday GBP sideways but with some strength EUR, CHF and NZD showing weakness JPY and AUD sideways, not really going anywhere Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact going strong on 4h AUDNZD, trend intact with lots of 4h volatility ... more

Forex Analysis - 2014-12-02
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance GBP, EUR, CHF and JPY are all losing a bit of strength USD and NZD fluctuating in direction CAD also fluctuating but showing weakness AUD also fluctuating but showing strength Current daily trends AUDNZD, trend intact AUDUSD, trend intact CHFJPY, trend is still intact wit... more

Forex Analysis - 2014-12-01
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance GBP, EUR, CHF and JPY not really going anywhere as yet this morning. USD picking up a bit after sideways movement. NZD wanting to continue with strength after it started this morning negatively. CAD a bit sideways after substantial losses. AUD rapidly losing strengths this morni... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-28
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance GBP showed some strength during the early hours of the morning CAD lost value again, a bit sideways this morning USD seems stable and sideways EUR, CHF and NZD still sideways not really doing anything JPY is sideways after a bullish run AUD still losing value although... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-27
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance CAD losing value GBP picking up after some weakness USD continuing its weakness of yesterday EUR and CHF not really going anywhere NZD and JPY strengthening AUD showing some strength after yesterday’s weakness Current daily trends GBPJPY, trend intact, fl... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-26
Currency strength and weakness analysis according to 4h performance CAD, USD and GBP are showing some strength EUR and CHF are sideways NZD and AUD still losing value JPY still climbing steadily Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend intact AUDNZD, trend intact AUDUSD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact although sideways on 4h chart... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-25
Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance CAD showing some strength USD slowly rising NZD, EUR and CHF losing value GBP a bit flat after its increased value AUD also sideways and JPY showing strength Current daily trends AUDCAD, trend confirmed EURUSD, trend confirmed Possible signals for today and tom... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-21
Currency strength and weakness Analysis based on 4h performance CHF and EUR still showing some strength although they are flattening a bit CAD and USD still sideways, not really going anywhere NZD and AUD still losing strength GBP is the only one to sustain its increased performance for now JPY still hovering then a little up and the... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-20
20/11/2014 Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis on 4h performance NZD and AUD is still losing value EUR, CHF, USD and GBP gaining value JPY is still losing value at a slow pace. Current daily currency trends AUDJPY, trend intact, sideways on 4h chart AUDNZD, trend intact EUDUSD, trend intact CADJPY, trend intact CHFJPY, tre... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-19
19/11/2014 Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance NZD and AUD is still falling this morning. EUR, CHF and CAD are showing strength. USD and GBP picked up in performance. JPY is still sideways, not showing any clear direction. Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend still intact, sideways on 4h due to AUD wea... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-18
Currency Strength and Weakness analysis based on 4h performance NZD is still the strongest although it was sideways all day yesterday. AUD is showing some weakness. CAD, CHF and EUR is still sideways, not really going anywhere. USD showed some strength and turned into weakness this morning. JPY is still weak but not weakening and GBP... more

Daily forex Analysis - 2014-11-17
Currency strength and weakness analysis NZD and AUD continues to show strength this morning. EUR and CHF is still not clear in direction. CAD and USD are losing ground again. GBP continues weakness. JPY is sideways but on the weakened side. Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend intact although there was a serious pullback this mor... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-14
14/11/2014 Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis on 4h performance NZD and AUD pulled back a little during the night but is showing strength again. CAD, USD, CHF and EUR are all a bit flat although USD tried to show some strength during the night. GBP is losing ground rapidly and JPY is slowly edging up again. Current Daily trends ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-13
13/11/2014 Currency strength and weakness analysis based on 4h performance NZD still strengthening CAD, USD and AUD all hovering in the middle at the moment although AUD seems to want to continue its strength CHF and EUR is still sideways JPY is showing some weakness after it really tried to strengthen Current daily trends AUDJ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-11
11/11/2014 Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis USD is still losing strength CAD, NZD, CHF, GBP and EUR are currently still without clear direction. AUD is flat not really going anywhere this morning. JPY continued its rally and has shown a slight weakness this morning. Current daily currency trends AUDJPY, trend intact AUDUSD, t... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-10
Currency strength and weakness on 4h performance USD, GBP, CHF and EUR all showed some strength but are now retracing. JPY stopped its weakness and is still strengthening. AUD showed some weakness but is now strengthening again. CAD and NZD is still op and down Current daily trends AUDJPY, still intact although sideways on 4h CADJP... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-06
Currency Strength and Weakness based on 4h performance USD and GBP two strongest currencies but have been showing weakness the since the early morning. EUR and CHF is showing significant strength suddenly. CAD and NZD is faffing around not sure where to go. AUD has dropped significantly, not sure if this is a new trend. JPY is still ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-04
04/11/2014 Currency strength and weakness 4h analysis USD and GBP showing consistent strength although USD has been weakening since early this morning. AUD and CAD showing some strength this morning after a series of ups and downs. EUR, CHF and NZD are still the same hovering in the middle not really going in a direction of strength nor... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-11-03
Currency strength and weakness analysis USD, AUD and CAD are currently the strongest currencies although AUD has shown some weakness the last 8 hours. GBP is showing some strength at the moment. EUR, CHF and NZD are hovering around the middle not really clear in their performance. JPY is still weakening strongly. Current currency tre... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-31
Currency strength and weakness on 4h charts AUD and CAD still on the strong side with AUD showing some weakness this morning. USD making loops, then strong, sharp weakness and then strength again. GBP, EUR, CHF and NZD not really going anywhere. JPY still continuing its weakness. Current daily trends AUDCHF, trend intact AUDJPY, ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-30
Currency strength and weakness analysis on 4h charts CAD is showing strength this morning. AUD turned into weakness late last night. GBP, CHF and EUR not really going anywhere. USD suddenly showing strength with NZD suddenly turning for worst. JPY stable in weakness. Current daily trends AUDJPY, trend still intact CADCHF, tren... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-29
Currency strength and weakness analysis on 4h charts AUD showing continues strength since yesterday. CAD, GBP and USD is showing more weakness. EUR, CHF and NZD are also showing some strength although they still need to prove consistency. JPY continues to weaken at a steady pace. Current daily trends AUDCHF, trend confirmed and lo... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-28
Currency strength and weakness on the 4h charts AUD and GBP has shown some strength. CAD and USD also showed strength but fell back into weakness this morning. EUR, CHF, NZD and JPY are all weaker this morning although NZD is picking up slowly. Daily currency trends AUDJPY, uptrend not 100% confirmed on daily chart yet but 4h chart i... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-27
Currency strength and weakness analysis on 4h charts AUD and CAD are the two strongest performing currency at the moment. GBP and USD are not sure where they are going. JPY, NZD, CHF and EUR are the four weakest performing currencies, however EUR and CHF is trying to improve. Current daily trends EURCHF, downtrend intact GBPNZD, upt... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-24
24/10/2014 Currency strength and weakness Analysis, measured performance on a 4h basis CAD and AUD are the 2 strongest currencies at the moment. USD is trying to strengthen, however it is flat at the moment. GBP, NZD, CHF, EUR and JPY are all showing weakness. Current daily trends CADJPY, trend is not confirmed but seems steady E... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-23
Currency strength and weakness analysis There is a total convergence on the 4h chart regarding all the 8 currencies that we analyse causing a lot of volatility on the 4h charts. JPY and USD is showing overall strength on the daily strength indicator but we don’t know if it is sustainable. CAD is also trying hard to strengthen. AUD is co... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-22
22/10/2014 Currency strength and weakness NZD, GBP, AUD and CAN has shown strength the last 24 hours. CHF, EUR and JPY has shown weakness the last 24 hours. USD is sideways. Current daily trends AUDNZD, trend intact although on 4h chart the pair is sideways EURCHF, trend intact although on 4h chart the pair is sideways EURJPY, t... more

Daly Forex Analysis - 2014-10-21
21/10/2014 Currency Strength and weakness NZD, CHF and EUR are the 3 strongest currencies on the 4h analysis CAD, USD and AUD are the 3 weakest currencies on the 4h analysis JPY is still falling and GBP is still rising. Current Daily Currency Trends AUDCHF, trend is still intact AUDNZD, trend still intact CADCHF, trend still int... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-20
20/10/2014 Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis CHF, NZD and EUR are the 3 strongest performing currencies on 4h analysis. USD, AUD, GBP and CAD are the 4 weakest performing currencies on 4h analysis however GBP and CAD is really trying hard to show some strength. JPY is dropping like a stone, will it continue? Currency trend anal... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-17
17/10/2014 Currency strength and weakness 4h analysis JPY, CHF, NZD and EUR are the strong performing currencies, JPY gave us a fright with some weakness but resumed it strength again during the early hours of the morning. CAD, GBP, AUD and USD are the weak performing currencies, USD is shoeing more weakness than strength. Currency dail... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-16
Currency Strength and Weakness based on 4h chart analysis. JPY, CHF, EUR and NZD are the 4 strongest performing currencies. CAD, GBP and AUD are the 3 weakest currencies. USD showed some weakness only to show some strength again. Current Currency daily trends AUDCHF, trend intact however long wicks show uncertainty AUDJPY, trend int... more

- 2014-10-15
15/10/2014 Currency Strength and Weakness JPY, CHF, EUR and NZD are currently the strongest currencies on a 4h analysis. CAD, GBP and AUD are the weakest currencies although AUD’s fight for strength. USD is in the middle, not sure if it is going to go up or down. Current daily trends AUDCHF, trend still intact AUDJPY, trend... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-14
Currency Strength and Weakness JPY, CHF, EUR and NZD are the strongest currencies based on 4h analysis. CAD, GBP, AUD and USD are the weakest currencies. Current daily currency trends: AUDJPY: daily trend intact CADJPY: daily trend intact CHFJPY: daily trend intact EURJPY: daily trend intact GBPJPY: daily trend intact NZDJPY: daily... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-13
13/10/2014 Currency Strength and weakness based on 4h chart analysis. JPY, NZD, EUR and CHF are the 4 strongest currencies at the moment. GBP, CAD, USD and AUD are the 4 weakest currencies at the moment. Daily trend analysis: AUDCHF, daily trend have been confirmed again. AUDJPY, daily trend intact AUDUSD, daily trend have been con... more

Why is daily analysis of the Forex market so important? - 2014-10-09
The markets change everyday and that means the trend of currency movement changes. Swimming with the river is much easier than upstream, so trading with the trend is also much easier. But if the trends change you could lose your money and not understand why. So daily trend analysis is crucial so that you don't get caught in the change. Currentl... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-09
AUD, JPY and NZD are the strongest currencies on 4h analysis. GBP, CHF, USD are the weakest currencies on 4h analysis. EUR and CAD is currently undecided with EUR showing some strength. Current Currency trends CHFJPY, downtrend still intact EURCHF, uptrend still intact a bit sideways on 4h chart GBPJPY, downtrend still intact   ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-07
07/10/2014 Currency Strength USD, JPY and AUD are the three strongest currencies based on their 4h performance. GBP, AUD, NZD and EUR are the 4 weakest currencies with NZD trying hard to strengthen. CAD is still in the middle not knowing where it wants to be. Currency Day Trends AUDNZD, uptrend still intact with large daily price ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-06
Currency strength USD, JPY and AUD are on the strong side of the field, although USD is still showing some weakness. NZD, GBP, CHF and EUR are on the weak side of the field with NZD still adamant to strengthen. CAD is very much still indecisive fluctuating between strength and weakness. Current Daily Currency Trends AUDJPY, sideways ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-03
03/10/2014 Currency strength based on 4h analysis USD, JPY and AUD are on the strong side of the pendulum this morning. NZD, CHF, EUR and GBP are on the weak side. CAD is still hovering in the middle. Current Currency trends in the market AUDJPY, Daily trend still intact but sideways on the 4h chart AUDNZD, Daily trend still inta... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-02
02/10/14 Currency strength and weakness USD, JPY, GBP and CAD are on the strong side of the market however, USD and GBP is showing significant weakness. NZD, AUD, CHF and EUR are on the weak side of the market however, AUD and NZD is showing significant strength. Currency Trends AUDCAD: Daily trend still intact although 4h chart is s... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-10-01
01/10/14 Currency Strength USD, GBP and JPY still the strongest 3 currencies. AUD and NZD the weakest currencies with AUD showing weakness again after trying to get ahead. CAD, EUR and CHF are in the middle, showing a little bit of strength the last 4 hours. Currency trends: AUDCAD: Daily trend intact after yesterday’s posit... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-09-30
30/09/2014 Currency strength and weakness: USD, GBP and JPY are the 3 strongest currencies on the 4h charts although GBP is steadily losing ground. AUD and NZD are the 2 weakest currencies with AUD trying hard to gain strength. CAD, CHF and EUR are in-between, not showing clear direction. Currency pairs trending: AUDCAD: Daily tre... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-09-29
29/09/2014 Currencies showing strength: GBP, USD and JPY on the 4h charts. Currencies showing weakness: AUD and NZD. Currencies that are flat performers: CAD, EUR and CHF also going into strength. Trending currency pairs: AUDCAD: Continuing its downtrend AUDCHF: Continues its downtrend AUDJPY: Downtrend still intact, forming a long... more

Live Trading Account Statement - 2014-09-26
A lot of the clients ask if you can trade with a small account. I say yes... This statement was a $70 account and is currently on $108.52 in a week's time. It can be done BUT, you need a proper strategy and trade management plan. If you would like to enroll in our 5 week Forex Training program, email me on chrizette@realtrader.co.za. The proof ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-09-26
26/09/2014 Currencies showing strength: GBP, USD and JPY on the 4h charts. Currencies showing weakness: AUD and NZD. Currencies that are flat performers: CAD, EUR and CHF. Trending currency pairs: AUDCAD: Continuing its downtrend AUDCHF: Resumes its downtrend AUDJPY: Downtrend in tact AUDUSD: Perfect downtrend EURAUD: Trend going... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-09-25
25/09/14 Currency strength and weakness GBP, USD, CAD and CHF are on the strong performing side although CAD has shown weakness for the last couple of days. AUD, NZD, JPY and EUR are on the weak performing side although JPY is showing serious strength. EUR is hovering on the border between strength and weakness, not sure where it wants to ... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-09-23
Trending Pairs 23/09/14 AUDCAD: Strength on the AUD still trend is intact AUDCHF: Strength on the AUD still trend is intact AUDNZD: Strength on the AUD still trend is intact AUDUSD: Strength on the AUD still trend is intact CADJPY: Had a correction but might see strength on the CAD CHFJPY: A bit sideways EURAUD: Strength on the AUD still t... more

Daily Forex Analysis - 2014-09-22
Trending Pairs AUDCAD AUDCHF AUDNZD AUDUSD CADCHF: Not a very nice trend. CADJPY CHFJPY EURAUD: Needs to break the previous high EURCAD: A bit of consolidation EURGBP: Don’t like to long wicks on the daily candles. EURJPY: EURUSD: Daily trend experienced consolidation and it looks like it wants to continue with its downward tren... more

Why is property such a good investment in South Africa - 2013-11-14
Why property in South Africa is the best investment If you are looking for a great place to invest in property, you are indeed in luck. The best place to invest in property is right here in South Africa! There are many reasons why South African property is a great investment, but perhaps the most pertinent is that the demand does, and will co... more

Forex review - 2013-11-08
Mario Draghi unveils an "anti-tank" weapon to commit the real possibility of Deflation. In a shock move yesterday the president of the European Central bank revealed his plan and reduced interest rates to 0.25% down from 0.5%. During the preceding conference he added that it is well within the realms of possibility that this rate could be... more

Strength and weakness analysis - 2013-11-08
This is a strength and weakness indicator. Above the 0 line indicates strength and below indicates weakness. We want to know which currency is performing weak and which is strong so we can match them in an ideal pair. Above we are seeing NZD performing the best and the EUR the worst. Now take note that the indicator is on a 4 hour timefra... more

Daily Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-06-04
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: EURCAD: CADJPY New Trends: EURUSD (Long) Ideal currency pairs trending: CADCHF (Short): CADJPY (Short): EURAUD (Long): EURCAD (Long): GBPAUD (Long): GBPCAD (Long): GBPNZD (Long) Trending pairs, but with volatility: AUDCHF (Short): AUDJPY (Short): EURNZD (Long): N... more

Daily Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-05-29
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: EURCAD New Trends: None Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDUSD (Short): AUDNZD (Short): EURAUD (Long): EURCAD (Long): GBPAUD (Long). Trending pairs, but with volatility: AUDCAD (Short): AUDCHF (Short): AUDJPY (Short): CADJPY (Short): EURGBP (Long): EURNZD (Long): &... more

Daily Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-05-28
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: USDCAD New Trends: None Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDCAD (Short): AUDUSD (Short): AUDNZD (Short): EURAUD (Long): EURCAD (Long): GBPAUD (Long). Trending pairs, but with volatility: AUDCHF (Short): AUDJPY (Short): EURGBP (Long): EURNZD (Long): GBPNZD (Long): &n... more

Daily Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-05-27
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: None for now New Trends: AUDJPY (Short):  EURGBP (Long): NZDJPY (Short) Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDCAD (Short): AUDCHF (Short): AUDUSD (Short): AUDNZD (Short): EURAUD (Long): EURCAD (Long): GBPAUD (Long). Trending pairs, but with volatility: EURNZD (Lo... more

Daily Forex Trends Analysis - 2013-05-24
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: AUDUSD: USDNZD: EURAUD: EURNZD New Trends: AUDJPY (Short): EURCAD (Long):  EURGBP (Long): NZDJPY (Short) Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDUSD (Short): EURAUD (Long): GBPAUD (Long). Trending pairs, but with volatility: AUDCAD (Short): AUDCHF (Short): AUDNZD (... more

Daily Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-05-23
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: AUDUSD: USDNZD: EURAUD: EURNZD New Trends: EURCAD (Long):  EURGBP (Long) Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDCAD (Short): AUDUSD (Short): EURAUD (Long): GBPAUD (Long):  NZDUSD (Short): USDCAD (Long). Trending pairs, but with volatility: AUDCHF (Short): AUD... more

Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-05-22
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: AUDUSD: USDNZD: EURAUD: EURNZD New Trends: EURCAD (Long): Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDCAD (Short): AUDUSD (Short): EURAUD (Long): EURUSD (Short): GBPAUD (Long):  NZDUSD (Short): USDCAD (Long): USDCHF (Long). Trending pairs, but with volatility: AUDCHF (... more

Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-05-20
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: AUDUSD: NZDUSD: USDCHF New Trends: None Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDCAD (Short): AUDUSD (Short): EURAUD (Long): EURUSD (Short): GBPAUD (Long): GBPUSD (Short): NZDUSD (Short): USDCAD (Long): USDCHF (Long). Trending pairs, but with volatility: AUDCHF (Short): ... more

Daily Forex Trend Analysis - 2013-05-15
Current Ideal currency pairs according to strength and weakness: AUDCAD: AUDUSD: NZDUSD: USDCHF: NZDCAD New Trends: EURUSD (Short) Ideal currency pairs trending: AUDUSD (Short): CADCHF (Long): GBPUSD (Short):  EURAUD (Long): AUDNZD (Short): GBPAUD (Long): NZDCAD (Short) Trending pairs, but with volatility: EURUSD (short):... more

Daily currency Strength and Weakness Annalysis - 2013-05-07
GBP is the strongest currency, a little down in strength. CAD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bullish trend. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, showing some strength after weakness. NZD is the 4th strongest currency, loosing lots of strength. JPY is the weakest currency, showing strength again. AUD is the 2nd weakest currency, ... more

Local Currency review - 2013-05-03
Yesterday, the South African rand strengthened against the majors, after manufacturing activity in South Africa unexpectedly expanded in April. Meanwhile, data indicated that initial jobless claims in the US dropped to its lowest rate since January 2008 last week. Against this backdrop, today’s non-farm payrolls data in the US will be keenly ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-05-02
GBP is the strongest currency, showing some strength after the weakness. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency, recovering after its weakness. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, flat after it showed some strength. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. AUD is the weakest currency, showing more weakness. JPY is the 2nd wea... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness analysis - 2013-04-29
GBP is the strongest currency, showing some weakness after the weekend. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing to lose strength. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, wanting to turn into some strength. CHF is the 4th strongest currency, weakening even more. JPY is the weakest currency, the only currency showing continued strength. AUD i... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-19
NZD is still the strongest currency, even with its flat price movement at the moment. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, still showing some loss of strength. GBP is the 3rd strongest currency, strengthening ever so slightly. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, losing some more strength. JPY is the weakest currency, continuing its losses. AUD ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-18
NZD is the strongest currency, continuing its strength. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, weakening after its bullish run. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, also showing weakness after a long bullish move. GBP is the 4th strongest currency, moving a little into weakness. JPY is the weakest currency, showing more weakness. AUD is the 2nd we... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-17
CHF is the strongest currency, showing great strength at the moment. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, picking up again after a huge loss. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. GBP is the 4th strongest currency, showing a little weakness in its flatness. JPY is the weakest currency, weakening again. AUD is the 2nd w... more

Daily currency strength and weakness analysis - 2013-04-16
NZD is the strongest currency, continuing its sudden loss of strength. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, pushing up with strength. GBP is the 3rd strongest currency, showing some strength again. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. JPY is the weakest currency, showing more weakness after sudden strength yesterday. ... more

Daily currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-12
NZD is the strongest currency, slowing down a bit with sideways movement. GBP is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing to show strength. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, still losing ground. CHF is the 4th strongest currency, pushing for more bullish price action. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, continuing its sideways movement. JPY is... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-11
NZD is the strongest currency, wow look at it still going!! AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, flat for the morning. GBP is the 3rd strongest currency, showing some promise by strengthening again. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, edging down with more weakness. CHF is the 5th strongest currency, strengthening again after some weakness. JPY... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-10
NZD is the strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, adding more strength. GBP is the 3rd strongest currency, still losing strength. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, bearing down into weakness as well. CHF is the 5th strongest currency, showing some strength again. JPY is the weakest currency, weake... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-09
NZD is the strongest currency, continuing its run on a steady pace. GBP is the 2nd strongest currency, showing us sudden weakness since yesterday. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, adding to its strength. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, still very flat and frustrating. CHF is the 5th strongest currency, could not sustain its bullish run it ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-08
NZD is the strongest currency, continuing its bullish trend. GBP is the 2nd strongest currency, showing slight weakness. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, with sideways movement. CHF is the 4th strongest currency, flat after significant strength last week. AUD is the 5th strongest currency and by the looks of it not for long, continuing to los... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-04-05
NZD is the strongest currency, showing some flatness for now. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its loss of strength. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, strengthening day by day. GBP is the 4th strongest currency, looking good with continued strength. JPY is the weakest currency, falling like rock after it showed so much promise. ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-28
AUD is still the strongest currency; however it is losing ground at a rapid rate. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing to rise in strength. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, a bit flat after its bullish run. USD is the 4th strongest currency, showing more weakness. GBP is the 5th strongest currency, pushing into strength again. EUR... more

Daily Currency Strenth and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-27
AUD is the strongest currency, flat this morning. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, showing significant strength. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. USD is the 4th strongest currency, losing some more strength. GBP is the 5th strongest currency, barely being able to hold its ground. EUR is the weakest currency, c... more

SA Corporate Update - 2013-03-26
Bidvest Group:The company announced that its Chairperson, Cyril Ramaphosa, has notified the board of his intention to step down from his position, and would be succeeded by current Independent Non-Executive Director, Lorato Phalatse. Murray & Roberts Holdings:The construction company reported that its 62.0% owned Australian subsidiary, Cloug... more

Economic Update - 2013-03-26
The British Bankers' Association reported that the number of mortgage approvals for house purchases in the UK unexpectedly declined to 30,506 in February from 31,983 in January. The European Central Bank decided to continue providing access to Emergency Liquidity Assistance to banks in Cyprus, as the nation managed to agree on a bailout deal... more

Currencies - 2013-03-26
Yesterday, the South African rand strengthened against the US dollar, amid improved risk appetite after Cyprus secured its EUR10.00bn bail-out deal with international lenders. Market sentiment was further buoyed on easing labour concerns in South Africa’s mining sector after Exxaro Resources indicated that striking employees had returned to w... more

Commodities - 2013-03-26
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil fell 0.1% to trade at $107.91/bl, on fading optimism after a European official indicated that the bank-restructuring plan to be implemented in Cyprus should be viewed as a template for the rest of the euro bloc. Moreover, a Bloomberg survey indicated that crude oil stockpiles probably increased by 1.40mn bls to ... more

Financial Market Review - 2013-03-26
South Africa Market Review South African markets ended lower yesterday, weighed down by losses in gold mining sector stocks. Harmony Gold Mining, Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti retreated 3.6%, 3.5% and 1.5%, respectively, tracking lower gold prices. Adcorp Holdings slipped 0.6%, after it stated that it would introduce a new 10-year black-empo... more

Daily Currency Strenth and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-26
AUD is the strongest currency, strengthening again. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, still moving sideways. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, flat this morning. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish movement. GBP is the 5th strongest currency, wanting to strengthen more> EUR is the weakest currency, continuing to sh... more

Daily Currency Strenth and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-26
AUD is the strongest currency, strengthening again. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, still moving sideways. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, flat this morning. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish movement. GBP is the 5th strongest currency, wanting to strengthen more> EUR is the weakest currency, continuing to sh... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-25
Apologies for the lateness of my analysis, with the Seacom Outage we had it was very difficult to log into our international platforms to do the analysis. AUD is the strongest currency, sideways after the weekend. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, also flat for so far. USD is the 3nd strongest currency, continuing to lose value. CAD is the 4... more

Forex Trading - 2013-03-25
As the weekend progressed it seemed more unlikely that we would be able to report any good news from Cyprus. However, taking a leaf from the Americans, an 11th hour agreement has been reached and it looks like a plan B has been agreed upon. Though if you have more than €100,000 on deposit, plan B stinks. The deal, in brief, is as follows: L... more

SA Corporate Update - 2013-03-25
Bidvest Group:The company announced that it has offered to acquire a 60.0% stake in a pharmaceutical company, Adcock Ingram Holdings, in a cash and share deal worth approximately R6.20bn. Exxaro Resources:The resources company indicated that it has resolved a dispute with striking workers and that production, which was halted for more than two w... more

Economic Updates - 2013-03-25
According to the Hometrack housing survey, on a monthly basis, house prices in the UK have advanced 0.3% in March, the biggest monthly gain in three years and compared to a 0.1% rise recorded in the previous month. Fitch Ratings has placed the UK’s “AAA” credit rating on review for a possible downgrade, citing high government d... more

Currencies - 2013-03-25
Today, the South African rand has strengthened against the US dollar, after Cyprus reached a deal to tap bailout assistance from the European Central Bank, the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund. The yield on most benchmark government bonds rose on Friday. The yield on the 2015 bond rose to 5.55%, while that for the longer-d... more

Commodities - 2013-03-25
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil rose 0.6% to trade at $107.95/bl, amid easing concerns about the eurozone debt crisis, after Cyprus and international lenders agreed on an aid package. On Friday, Brent crude oil rose 0.2% to settle at $107.31/bl. On Friday, corn spot prices fell 0.9% to $7.49/bushel, amid profit taking by traders. At 06:0... more

Market Review - 2013-03-25
South Africa Market Review South African markets ended in the red on Friday, as uncertainty about the outcome of the Cypriot bailout negotiations weighed on market sentiment. MTN Group and Imperial Holdings tumbled 7.4% and 0.9%, respectively, as the stocks traded ex-dividend. Retailers, Cie Financiere Richemont, Truworths International and Wool... more

AUDJPY - 2013-03-20
Look at this stunning daily trend! There was a clear entry signal on the 12/11/2012 to buy and we would be on 10630 pips profit by now! BUT!!! Would you have been able to sit through this huge dip when the JPY suddenly started strengthening?? Probably not and that is why we have Exit strategies!! Closing trades partially, locking in profit and lett... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-20
AUD is the strongest currency, continuing its upward trend. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, showing more weakness. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, flat for the day. JPY is the weakest currency, showing some more significant weakness. EUR is the 2nd weakest currency, suddenly strengthening. CHF is the 3rd weakest currency, also showing ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-19
AUD is the strongest currency, showing some strength again. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, pulling up slightly after the week’s weakness. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing on its bullish trend. NZD is the 4th strongest currency, flat after it crossed into strength. JPY is the weakest currency, falling into weakness again... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-18
AUD is the strongest currency, continuing a show of weakness. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, weakening even more. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, also weakening. EUR is the weakest currency, edging down into weakness. GBP is the 2nd weakest currency, showing weakness after a great bullish rally. CHF is the 3rd weakest currency, wantin... more

EURJPY, Forex trade opportunity! - 2013-03-15
Why do I say there is a possible trade on the EURJPY? If we look at the chart above you will see two indicators I make use of, the Ichimoku and the MACD. Both of these indicators are there to indicate and confirm trends. Now on the Ichimoku (the one on the price chart), the Chinkou Span is clearing out of the price, which is good. The Tenkan... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness analysis - 2013-03-15
AUD is the strongest currency, edging into strength. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, still losing ground quickly. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, got some new strength yesterday. JPY is the weakest currency, continuing its downward trend. CHF is the 2nd weakest currency, still bearish even though a bit sideways. EUR is the 3rd weakest ... more

SA Corporate Update - 2013-03-14
South Africa Times Media Group: The media and entertainment company, in its results for 1H13, reported that its revenue grew 3.3% to R3.15bn compared to the previous year. Diluted headline EPS remained unchanged at 28.00c from a year ago. Afgri: In its results for 1H13, the company reported that its revenue rose 20.8% to R4.38bn from the corr... more

Economic Update - 2013-03-14
On an annual basis,South African retail sales at constant prices rose less-than-expected by 1.9% in January, compared to a downwardly revised 2.2% gain recorded in the previous month. On a monthly basis, retail sales unexpectedly dropped 1.2% in January, compared to a downwardly revised 0.4% rise recorded in December. The German Chancellor, Ange... more

Currencies - 2013-03-14
Yesterday, the South African rand weakened against the US dollar, after annual retail sales growth in South Africa unexpectedly slowed in January. Meanwhile, data revealed signs of improvement in the US economy, after US retail sales increased the most in five months in February. Markets await the US weekly initial jobless claims data scheduled for... more

Commodities - 2013-03-14
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil fell 0.3% to trade at $107.85/bl. Yesterday, Brent crude oil fell 0.9% to settle at $108.14/bl, after the US Energy Department reported that crude oil stockpiles climbed 2.60mn bls to 384.00mn bls last week. Additionally, the International Energy Agency lowered its forecast for global crude oil demand for 2013, ... more

Market Review - 2013-03-14
South Africa Market Review South African markets ended in negative territory yesterday. Retailers, Foschini Group, Cashbuild and Mr Price Group retreated 5.0%, 4.7% and 2.8%, respectively, following an unexpected monthly decline in South African retail sales in January. Banking sector stocks, Standard Bank Group, Nedbank Group and FirstRand lost... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-14
AUD is the strongest currency, continuing its strong bullish trend. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, showing some strength again after 2 days of weakness. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, strengthening again. GBP is the weakest currency, showing more strength. CHF is the 2nd weakest currency, weakening even more. EUR is the 3rd weakest c... more

SA Corporate Update - 2013-03-13
South Africa JSE Limited:The company, in its results for FY12, indicated that its revenue advanced 1.1% to R1.38bn compared to the previous year. However, diluted headline EPS fell 15.4% to R4.70 compared to a year ago, due to lower trading revenue and tax charges related to the impairment of certain technology costs.  EOH Holdings:In it... more

Economic Update - 2013-03-13
The current account deficit in South Africa stood at R212.60bn for 4Q12, more than market estimates and compared to a revised shortfall of R215.00bn recorded in 3Q12. Meanwhile, South Africa’s current account deficit as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) came in at 6.5% in 4Q12, from a revised 6.8% posted in the previous quarter. ... more

Currencies - 2013-03-13
Yesterday, the South African rand weakened against its major counterparts, after data revealed a larger-than-forecast current account deficit in South Africa for 4Q12 and amid persistent concerns about labour issues in the South African mining sector. Meanwhile, markets are eyeing the US retail sales data slated for release later today that is expe... more

Commodities - 2013-03-13
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil rose 0.1% to trade at $109.18/bl, after the American Petroleum Institute reported that crude oil inventories declined 1.38mn bls last week. Yesterday, Brent crude oil fell 0.4% to settle at $109.11/bl, after the US Energy Information Administration lowered its 2013 global crude oil price and global consumption f... more

Market Review - 2013-03-13
South African Market South African markets ended in the red yesterday, following dismal current account deficit data in South Africa for 4Q12. Clover Industries retreated 3.3%, following downbeat 1H13 earnings. Truworths International and Foschini Group declined 2.9% and 1.8%, respectively, after a Bureau of Market Research survey projected a sl... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness analysis - 2013-03-13
USD is the strongest currency, showing more weakness from yesterday. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, strongly bullish. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, sideways after some strength. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, bordering on weakness. GBP is the weakest currency, very unpredictable and showing some strength. EUR is the 2nd weakest ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness analysis - 2013-03-13
USD is the strongest currency, showing more weakness from yesterday. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, strongly bullish. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, sideways after some strength. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, bordering on weakness. GBP is the weakest currency, very unpredictable and showing some strength. EUR is the 2nd weakest ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-12
USD is the strongest currency, took another knock yesterday. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bullish trend. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, showing some strength again. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, pulling back again. GBP is the weakest currency, weakening slightly after it showed some strength. JPY is the 2nd weak... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-12
USD is the strongest currency, took another knock yesterday. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bullish trend. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, showing some strength again. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, pulling back again. GBP is the weakest currency, weakening slightly after it showed some strength. JPY is the 2nd weak... more

Daily currency Strength and Weakness Analysisi - 2013-03-11
USD is the strongest currency, showed some weakness at the end of last week. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, flat this morning after some bearishness. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, with a lot of bullish effort. NZD is the 4th strongest currency, bordering on more weakness after last week’s losses. GBP is the weakest currency, ed... more

SA Corporate Update - 2013-03-07
South Africa MTN Group:The telecom group, in its results for FY12, indicated that its revenue grew 10.9% annually to R135.11bn. Diluted headline EPS came in at R10.82, a 2.1% increase compared to the previous year, buoyed by solid organic growth in its South African market. RMB Holdings:In its 1H13 results, the company stated that net income ... more

Economic Update - 2013-03-07
The British Retail Consortium reported that, on a year-on-year basis, shop price index in the UK increased 1.1% in February, compared to a 0.6% increase recorded in January. EU finance ministers outvoted the UK in limiting bankers' bonuses as part of a planned package of EU legislation on bank capital rules, which is expected to be put in pl... more

Currencies Update - 2013-03-07
Yesterday, the South African rand weakened against the US dollar. Data indicated that private companies in the US added more workers at a faster pace than expected in February. The yield on benchmark government bonds fell yesterday. The yield on the 2015 bond fell to 5.30%, while that for the longer-dated 2026 issue declined to 7.29%. At 06:0... more

Commodities Update - 2013-03-07
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil is trading almost unchanged at $110.61/bl, as investors focused on meetings of the central banks in the UK and the eurozone for signs of more monetary policy stimulus. Yesterday, Brent crude oil fell 0.9% to settle at $110.59/bl, after the US Energy department reported that crude oil inventories climbed 3.83mn b... more

Market Review - 2013-03-07
South African Markets South African markets ended in the red yesterday. Gold Fields, Harmony Gold Mining and DRDGold tumbled 4.5%, 3.1% and 2.8%, respectively. Platinum miners, Anglo American Platinum and Impala Platinum Holdings dropped 3.3% and 1.7%, respectively. RMB Holdings retreated 3.2%, despite reporting positive 1H13 results. MTN Group ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-07
USD is the strongest currency, showing strength again after the weakness in the beginning of the week. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, no significant gains for yesterday. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, pushing great bullish efforts. NZD is the 4th strongest currency, pulling back again into weakness. GBP is the weakest currency, showin... more

SA Corporate Updates - 2013-03-06
FirstRand:The financial services group, in its 1H13 results, reported that net interest income, after impairment of advances, rose 16.2% to R10.12bn from the corresponding period last year. Diluted headline EPS surged to R1.31 from R1.01 posted in the comparable period prior year, on the back of growth in its earnings from lending and fees. Stei... more

Economic Update - 2013-03-06
On an annual basis, South Africa’s PPI climbed 5.8% in January, compared to an increase of 5.2% recorded in the previous month. On a monthly basis, PPI rose 0.5% in January, compared to a 0.1% drop recorded in December. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for service sector in the UK rose to a reading o... more

Currencies - 2013-03-06
Yesterday, the South African rand strengthened against the US dollar, on increased risk appetite, as the Chinese government’s pledge to support economic expansion and to maintain its 2013 growth target at 7.5% offset renewed labour concerns in South Africa’s mining sector. Data indicated that the US non-manufacturing sector expanded at ... more

Commodities - 2013-03-06
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil is trading almost unchanged at $111.64/bl, as market reaction to the news of Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez’s death was muted. Meanwhile, the American Petroleum Institute reported that crude oil inventories rose 5.60mn bls last week. Yesterday, Brent crude oil rose 1.7% to settle at $111.62/bl, as a Nor... more

Market Review - 2013-03-06
South African Markets South African markets ended higher yesterday, after China vowed to maintain its 2013 growth target at 7.5%. Data showed that South Africa’s Producer Price Index (PPI) rose more-than-expected in January. FirstRand jumped 4.4%, after it reported robust 1H13 results. Upbeat FY12 earnings outlook led Capitec Bank Holdings... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-06
USD is the strongest currency, still weakening at this stage. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, showing some strength again. AUD is the 4tg strongest currency, pushing up nicely. GBP is the weakest currency, still strengthening. EUR is the 2nd weakest currency, continuing its we... more

Currency strength and weakness, what determines the exchange performance.. - 2013-03-05
All the different currencies perform different every day because of fundamental data, overall economic performance or interest rates. We measure their strength and compare their overall performance to each other. The basic idea behind this comparison is to buy strong currency and sell weak currency. If currency pair AUD/USD is trending up, yo... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-05
USD is the strongest currency, showing some sudden weakness. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing on its bullish trend. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, still showing some weakness. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, sideways this morning. GBP is the weakest currency, showing significant strength. EUR is the 2nd weakest currency, ... more

Forex Weekend wrap - 2013-03-04
A lot of talk, but little action, over the weekend. Italy's President Napollitano is reported to want to bring in another technocrat government to get over the current stalemate that arose from last week's elections. Any plan would likely be hugely unpopular amongst the current party candidates, with comedian Beppe Grillo the most vocal in ... more

Corporate Update - 2013-03-04
South Africa Old Mutual:The insurance company, in its results for FY12, indicated that its revenue surged to GBP19.79bn from GBP9.78bn posted a year earlier. Diluted headline EPS was 23.7% higher at 12.00p from last year, boosted by strong performance by its Nedbank unit and good growth in emerging markets. Sibanye Gold:The gold mining compan... more

Economic Updates - 2013-03-04
On a seasonally adjusted basis, South Africa’sKagiso PMI rose to a reading of 53.60 in February, the first reading above the 50.00 level since August 2012 and compared to a reading of 49.10 recorded in the preceding month. The Bank of England reported that, mortgage approvals in the UK fell unexpectedly to 54,719 approvals in January, from... more

Currencies - 2013-03-04
Today, the South African rand has weakened against the US dollar, amid concerns about the US economy, after automatic spending cuts in defense and domestic programmes started on Friday as the US Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on an alternative fiscal plan. Meanwhile, data showed that the US ISM manufacturing activity expanded at a faster... more

Commodities - 2013-03-04
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil fell 0.2% to trade at $110.06/bl. Meanwhile, crude oil production near the western Libyan town of Zawara was halted due to clashes between rival militias. On Friday, Brent crude oil fell 1.3% to settle at $110.26/bl, amid concerns about crude oil demand following downbeat manufacturing data from China and som... more

Market Review - 2013-03-04
South African Market South African markets ended in the green on Friday, after data indicated that the South African Kagiso Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) improved in February. Sibanye Gold surged 6.2%, following robust FY12 earnings. Interwaste Holdings jumped 4.7%, after it agreed to acquire Enviro-Waste customer base and related assets ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-04
USD is the strongest currency, strengthening steadily. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, showing some strength after it weakened last week. NZD is the 3rd weakest currency, weakening some more. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, on its way back onto weakness again. GBP is the weakest currency, showing slight strength this morning. EUR is th... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-04
USD is the strongest currency, strengthening steadily. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, showing some strength after it weakened last week. NZD is the 3rd weakest currency, weakening some more. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, on its way back onto weakness again. GBP is the weakest currency, showing slight strength this morning. EUR is th... more

Forex Week's Wrap - 2013-03-01
"I don't see any winners in this election, just losers. I think Italy altogether is losing because we are going to face a period of uncertainty; Italians are losing out because I doubt that we can see in the very short term the kind of structural reforms that are needed. And also politicians are the real losers, or a generation of politici... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-03-01
South Africa British American Tobacco:The company, in its results for FY12, reported that its revenue was 1.4% lower at GBP15.19bn, compared to the previous year. However, adjusted diluted EPS grew 6.6% to GBP2.08 from a year earlier, helped by increased prices for its products. Massmart Holdings:The retailer, in its results for FY12, indicat... more

Economic Updates - 2013-03-01
South Africa's trade deficit widened more-than-expected to R24.50bn in January, compared to R2.70bn shortfall reported in December. South Africa’s budget balance posted a deficit of R29.57bn in January, compared to a surplus of R20.46bn reported in the previous month. On an annual basis, South Africa's M3 money supply climbed 6.... more

Currencies - 2013-03-01
Yesterday, the South African rand weakened against the majors, after data showed that the trade deficit in South Africa widened more-than-expected in January. Moreover, the US growth data for 4Q12 missed market expectations, despite being revised higher. The South African rand has continued its downtrend against most of its major peers this morning... more

Commodities - 2013-03-01
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil fell 0.8% to trade at $110.76/bl, after the official Chinese manufacturing index indicated a slower pace of expansion in February.  Moreover, a Bloomberg survey showed that OPEC crude oil production rose for the first time in six months in February. Yesterday, Brent crude oil fell 0.9% to settle at $111.66/... more

Market Review - 2013-03-01
South African Markets South African markets ended in positive territory on Thursday. Meanwhile, data indicated that South Africa posted a record trade deficit for January. Murray & Roberts Holdings climbed 1.5%, after it swung to a profit in 1H13 compared to a loss posted in the corresponding period last year. Higher FY12 earnings led Britis... more

Daily Currency Strengh and Weakness Analysis - 2013-03-01
USD is the strongest currency, continuing to show strength. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, taking a major dip since yesterday. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, showing strength again. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, adding more strength. CHF is the 5th strongest currency, continuing its weakening run. GBP is the weakest currency, ed... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-02-28
South Africa Growthpoint Properties:The real estate company, in its 1H13 results, stated that its revenue came in at R2.87bn, a 15.2% rise from the comparable period last year. Headline EPS increased to R0.45 from R0.26 reported in the corresponding period prior year. Imperial Holdings:In its results for 1H13, the logistics group reported tha... more

Economic Update - 2013-02-28
The South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, in his 2013-14 budget review, raised the nation’s budget deficit target to 5.2% of the GDP for FY13, compared to a 4.8% estimated in October 2012. He lowered the nation’s economic growth forecast for 2013 to 2.7% from an earlier prediction of 3.0%. Economic growth in 2014 and 2015 is s... more

Currencies - 2013-02-28
Yesterday, the South African rand weakened against most of its major peers, after the South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, revised the budget deficit forecast for fiscal year 2012-2013 to 5.2% of the Gross Domestic Product from a previous forecast of 4.8%. He also predicted that the nation’s economy is likely to grow by 2.7% in 201... more

Commodities - 2013-02-28
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil rose 0.3% to trade at $113.07/bl. Yesterday, Brent crude oil fell 1.0% to settle at $112.72/bl, on easing fears of Iranian nuclear impasse, after the nation pledged to hold further discussions starting next month following the end of a two-day meeting with the US and its partners. Moreover, the US Energy departm... more

Market Review - 2013-02-28
South African Markets South African markets ended in the red yesterday, after the South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, forecast a wider budget deficit than previously estimated and lowered the outlook for the nation’s economic growth. ArcelorMittal South Africa tumbled 6.1%, amid concerns about earnings prospect after the govern... more

Grinrod - 2013-02-28
Grinrod keeps its head above water Grindrod is managing its way well along the bottom of the shipping cycle. There is probably one more year of shipping losses in prospect and thereafter the company could well experience a number of years of meaningful growth. Yesterday the company announced a seemingly impressive 22% increase in earnings to ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-28
USD is the strongest currency, still sideways. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, showing sudden weakness after its tremendous bullish run. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, strengthening again. CHF is the 4th strongest currency, continuing to edge down. GBP is the weakest currency, flat after some strength. CAD is the 2nd weakest currency,... more

Forex News - 2013-02-27
It was the Italian market that once again led the pan European charge lower yesterday, as it shed another 4.5% upon open. Choppy trading throughout the day saw investors try and justify buying back Italian stocks (and they do now look very cheap) but clearly the uncertainty was too much to justify doing so and in the end the bourse closed 6.2% lowe... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-02-27
South Africa African Rainbow Minerals:The mining company, in its results for 1H13, reported that its revenue grew marginally to R9.15bn from the same period last year. However, diluted headline EPS fell 30.2% to R6.50, compared to the corresponding period prior year, hurt by lower iron ore prices and rising costs. AECI:In its results for FY12... more

Economic Updates - 2013-02-27
On a seasonally adjusted basis, South Africa’sGross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at a faster-than-expected annualised pace of 2.1% in 4Q12, compared to a growth of 1.2% reported in the preceding quarter.            The leading indicator for South Africa's economic activity rose to a... more

Currencies - 2013-02-27
Yesterday, the South African rand strengthened against the US dollar, after data indicated that South Africa’s economy expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in 4Q12. Additionally, the US Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, in his testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, reassured markets of the central bank’s commitment to s... more

Commodities - 2013-02-27
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil is trading marginally higher at $113.90/bl. The American Petroleum Institute reported that crude oil inventories climbed 904,000.00 bls to 373.40mn bls last week. Meanwhile, according to media reports, Iran is preparing a counteroffer to a proposal suggested by the US and its partners to ease sanctions imposed o... more

Market Review - 2013-02-27
South Africa Market South African markets ended in negative territory yesterday, as an inconclusive Italian election result weighed on global market sentiment. Meanwhile, South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded at a faster pace in 4Q12. Country Bird Holdings retreated 3.9%, after posting dismal FY12 earnings. Miners, Royal Baf... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-27
USD is the strongest currency, continuing its gradual increase in strength. JPY is the 2nd strongest currency, still increasing at a rate second to none! CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, not really going anywhere at the moment. NZD is the 4th strongest currency, falling like a rock, losing more and more strength. GBP is the weakest currency... more

Forex News - 2013-02-26
The thought of Silvio Berlusconi getting back into office was enough to send the Italian stock exchange into a tailspin yesterday, as it wiped out 4.5% of it's value in the hour after polling stations closed. The Euro also fell out of favour during commentaries that showed Silvio Berlusconi taking an early lead in the vote count. The results... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-02-26
South Africa FirstRand:The financial services group, in its trading statement for 1H13, indicated that basic headline EPS is expected to increase between 24.0% and 29.0%, compared to R1.03 posted in the comparable period last year. Diluted normalised EPS is anticipated to be between 22.0% and 27.0% higher from R1.02 posted in the same period pri... more

Economic Updates - 2013-02-26
The British Bankers' Association reported that, mortgage approvals in the UK declined unexpectedly to 32,288 in January, from a downwardly revised 33,440 approvals in the previous month. The French budget minister, Jerome Cahuzac stated that, France needs an extra EUR6.00bn in 2014 to make up for a shortfall in government finances as the tem... more

Currencies - 2013-02-26
Today, the South African rand is trading higher against the majors, ahead of the South African 4Q12 GDP data slated for release later in the day and the South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan’s annual budget speech tomorrow. Additionally, markets would be eyeing the US Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke’s semiannual testimon... more

Commodities - 2013-02-26
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil rose 0.6% to trade at $114.49/bl. Yesterday, Brent crude oil fell 1.0% to settle at $113.83/bl, amid uncertainty about the Italian election results. Additionally, markets remain on the sidelines ahead of 1 March 2013 deadline for US lawmakers to reach a deal to avert automatic spending cuts. Moreover, the US Sec... more

Market Review - 2013-02-26
South African Markets South African markets ended in the green yesterday, ahead of the domestic 4Q12 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data scheduled for release later in the day. Sun International surged 7.2%, following robust 1H13 earnings results. An increase in its 1H13 revenue and earnings led Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon to rally 2.4%. Nedbank Gro... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-26
USD is the strongest currency, losing a bit of strength. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, showing some weakness. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing to weaken. JPY is the 4th strongest currency, strengthening with serious determination. AUD is the 5th strongest currency, pulling back after its bullish trend. GBP is the weakest cu... more

Forex News - 2013-02-25
The big news over the weekend was that of ratings agency Moody's, finally doing what everyone has been thinking and downgrading the UK's credit rating. After the close of London trading, Moody's demoted The UK sovereign from AAA to AA1, with a stable outlook. The news may have been after close of play in London, but New York traders ... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-02-25
Exxaro Resources:In its trading statement for FY12, the resources company indicated that attributable EPS is expected to be between R25.97 and R27.88, representing an increase of between 18.0% and 27.0% compared to the previous year. However, headline EPS is anticipated to be in the range of R12.61 to R14.43, representing a decline of between 31.0%... more

Economic Updates - 2013-02-25
Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded its sovereign credit rating on the UK by one notch to “Aa1” and changed the outlook on the nation’s debt to “Stable” from “Negative”, citing weak growth outlook, substantial fiscal challenges, high and rising debt burden and the deterioration in shock absorptio... more

Currencies - 2013-02-25
Today, the South African rand has weakened against the US dollar, after HSBC’s preliminary survey indicated that manufacturing activity in China expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in February. The yield on most benchmark government bonds fell on Friday. The yield on the 2015 bond fell to 5.28%, while that for the longer-dated 2026 iss... more

Commodities - 2013-02-25
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil fell 0.3% to trade at $114.56/bl, amid demand concerns following downbeat Chinese manufacturing data and ahead of Iranian talks with the US, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany, starting tomorrow in Almaty, Kazakhstan, about the nation’s nuclear programme. On Friday, Brent crude oil rose 0.4% to set... more

Market Review - 2013-02-25
South African Markets South African markets ended marginally lower on Friday. Retailers, Lewis Group, Truworths International and Mr Price Group declined 3.6%, 3.0% and 1.3%, respectively. Exxaro Resources lost 1.1%, after it forecast a substantial decline in its FY12 earnings. On the other hand, Curro Holdings rallied 4.7%, after it reported ro... more

Daily Currency Strength andWeakness Analysis - 2013-02-25
NZD is the strongest currency, showing good performance. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, sideways this morning. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, pulling up again after its weakness the last week or so. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, flat after its strength. EUR is the 5th strongest currency, showing sudden strength after the bearish ru... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-22
USD is the strongest currency, a bit sideways in its current performance. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, strengthening slightly. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its bearish trend. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, spiraling down into weakness. GBP is the weakest currency, showing some strength again. JPY is the 2nd weakest... more

Forex Review - 2013-02-21
Central banks were the catalyst for massive market moves yesterday. Both the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve made comments that the market wasn't expecting and the reactions were huge. The Bank of England were the first up, and the minutes from their last meeting showed that the number of voters for quantitative easing increased, alo... more

Corporate Update - 2013-02-21
South Africa BHP Billiton:In its results for 1H13, the resources company stated that its revenue was 14.1% lower at $32.20bn compared to the same period last year. Diluted EPS declined to $0.79 from $1.88 reported in the corresponding period a year ago, hurt by lower commodity prices and strengthening of currencies in major producing nations suc... more

Economic Updates - 2013-02-21
The annual consumer price inflation in South Africa unexpectedly eased to 5.4% in January, the lowest level in five months and compared to a 5.7% rate recorded in December. On a monthly basis, consumer prices grew 0.3% in January, compared to a 0.2% gain recorded in the preceding month. The average weekly earnings including bonuses in the UK ros... more

Currencies - 2013-02-21
Yesterday, the South African rand and other high yield currencies weakened against the US dollar, after the US Federal Reserve minutes suggested that the central bank might slow or stop buying bonds sooner than expected. The yield on benchmark government bonds fell yesterday. The yield on the 2015 bond fell to 5.30%, while that for the longer-da... more

Commodities - 2013-02-21
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil is trading almost unchanged at $115.45/bl, ahead of the PMI data from the US and European countries slated for release later today. The American Petroleum Institute reported that crude oil inventories climbed 2.96mn bls to 372.00mn bls last week. Meanwhile, reports indicated that five United Nations Security Cou... more

Market Review - 2013-02-21
South African Markets South African markets ended in the red yesterday, weighed down by losses in mining sector stocks and downbeat corporate earnings releases. The South African annual consumer price inflation eased to 5.4% in January. Dismal 1H13 results led BHP Billiton to drop 4.1%. AngloGold Ashanti retreated 3.6%, after the company reporte... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-21
USD is the strongest currency, strengthening strongly. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, losing even more strength. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its bearish decline. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, seems to be falling like a rock. GBP is the weakest currency, continuing its weakness. JPY is the 2nd weakest currency, show... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-02-20
Shoprite Holdings: In its results for 1H13, the retailer stated that its revenue was 13.8% higher at R46.72bn, compared to the corresponding period previous year. Headline EPS increased 12.5% annually to R3.16, helped by robust performance from its stores outside the South African market.  Bidvest Group: The company, in its trading statem... more

Economic Updates - 2013-02-20
 The ZEW economic sentiment index in Germany climbed to a reading of 48.20 in February, from a reading of 31.50 in the previous month. On a monthly basis, construction output in the eurozone fell 1.7% in December, compared to a 0.4% decline recorded in the previous month.  The ZEW economic expectations index in the eurozone rose to... more

Currencies Update - 2013-02-20
Yesterday, the South African rand strengthened against the US dollar, on easing concerns about labour unrest in South Africa’s mining sector. Miner, Anglo American Platinum, indicated that it expects operations at its South African mines to resume by today, after workers staged a one-day walkout following union violence at one of its mines... more

Commodities - 2013-02-20
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil rose 0.1% to trade at $118.36/bl. The American Petroleum Institute and the US Energy Department would release their crude oil inventory data today and tomorrow, respectively, a day later due to the Presidents’ Day holiday on 18 February 2012. Meanwhile, according to a Bloomberg survey, crude oil stockpi... more

Market Review - 2013-02-20
South African Markets South African markets ended in positive territory yesterday. Markets await the South African consumer price inflation data for January slated for release later today. Eqstra Holdings surged 7.0%, after it estimated a rise in its headline EPS for 1H13. A hike in its headline EPS outlook for six months ended 31 December 2012 ... more

Shoprite results! - 2013-02-20
Shoprite produced first half results yesterday which were better than the headline growth suggested. Shoprite is our favourite South African retailer on a long term view. It has the right model and formula to produce meaningful earnings growth provided that its South African engine keeps running and growth in African remains successful. The co... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-20
NZD is the strongest currency, losing even more strength since yesterday. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bearish run. USD is the 3rd strongest currency, weakening again. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, sideways at the moment. JPY is the weakest currency, aggressively strengthening. GBP is the 2nd weakest currency, edgin... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-02-19
KAP Industrial Holdings: In its results for 1H13, the company reported that its revenue climbed 55.0% to R7.90bn, compared to the corresponding period prior year. Diluted headline EPS increased to 14.20c from 11.80c posted in the comparable period last year. Aveng: The construction and engineering, in its trading update for 1H13, stated that EPS... more

Economic Updates - 2013-02-19
On a seasonally adjusted basis, thehousehold finance index in the UK remained unchanged at 37.70 in February, maintaining its below 50.00 reading that separates growth from contraction. The Bundesbank indicated that the German economy is set to return to growth in the 1Q13, after contracting in 4Q12 and growth would gradually pick-up pace during... more

Currencies - 2013-02-19
Yesterday, the South African rand weakened against its major counterparts, amid renewed concerns about labour unrest in South Africa’s mining sector, after reports suggested violence at an Anglo American Platinum mine. Trading activity was relatively subdued, as US markets were closed on account of a holiday. The yield on benchmark governm... more

Commodities - 2013-02-19
At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil is trading flat at $118.63/bl. The International Energy Agency’s chief economist, Fatih Birol, warned that crude oil prices are restraining the global economy. Yesterday, Brent crude oil fell 0.5% to settle at $118.63/bl. On Friday, corn spot prices settled at $7.10/bushel. Markets in the US were closed... more

Market Review - 2013-02-19
South African Markets South African markets ended in negative territory yesterday, weighed down by losses in mining sector stocks. Anglo American Platinum tumbled 4.9%, amid reports of violence at its mine in Rustenburg, as its security guards opened fire to stop a fight between rival unions. Peers, Pan African Resources, Gold Fields and Impala ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-19
NZD is the strongest currency, still losing strength. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bearish run. USD is the 3rd strongest currency, weakening a bit. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, slipping away into weakness. JPY is the weakest currency, continuing its positive run. GBP is the 2nd weakest currency, weakening slightly ... more

Monday Currency Report - 2013-02-18
Despite it not being officially on the agenda, currency wars seemed to take up much of the G20's head-space over the weekend. The result of all their collective thinking; absolutely nothing. Japan were let off the hook over the weekend and the Yen continues its push towards three year lows this morning because of it. The Nikkei has also surg... more

Currencies - 2013-02-18
On Friday, the South African rand weakened against the US dollar. The US Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, indicated that the US economy is far from operating at full strength and reiterated his commitment to record monetary easing. Moreover, data showed that industrial production in the US fell in January. The yield on benchmark governmen... more

Corporate Updates - 2013-02-18
Corporate Updates Anglo American:In its results for FY12, the mining company stated that its revenue dropped to $32.79bn from $36.55bn recorded in the previous year. It reported a loss of $1.19/share compared to EPS of $5.10 posted a year ago, hurt by a $4.00bn write-down from the value of its Minas-Rio iron-ore project in Brazil. The company al... more

Economic Updates - 2013-02-18
Economic Updates The Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors has committed to a market determined currency exchange rate and monitor negative spillovers to other countries caused by monetary policies implemented for domestic purposes. The group has also indicated to push for international efforts to address the issue of tax avoi... more

Commodities - 2013-02-18
Commodities At 06:00 SAST today, Brent crude oil fell 0.2% to trade at $119.03/bl. Meanwhile, crude oil shipments from Saudi Arabia fell to a 15 month low in December. On Friday, Brent crude oil fell marginally to settle at $119.24/bl. Gain in crude oil prices were capped after data showed that US industrial production unexpectedly dropped in Ja... more

Market Review - 2013-02-18
South African Markets South African markets ended in the red on Friday. Impala Platinum Holdings slumped 6.2%, following its announcement on Thursday that it would issue convertible bonds to shore up its balance sheet. Other mining sector stocks, Gold Fields retreated 5.4%, while Petmin and AngloGold Ashanti declined 5.2% each, tracking lower me... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-18
NZD is the strongest currency, taking a big knock end of last week. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, still losing ground. USD is the 3rd strongest currency, showing some more strength. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, sideways after a total bearish run. JPY is the weakest currency, flat after it showed sudden strength. GBP is the 2nd wea... more

Weekly JSE Sector Analysis - 2013-02-18
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis process t... more

Friday Forex Wrap - 2013-02-15
Yesterday was Europe's turn to be the subject of markets' scrutiny. The single currency lost more than one per cent of its value versus the Dollar yesterday. The cause; GDP. Even Germany seem to be struggling to grow their economy in such tricky times. Yesterday Berlin reported that their productivity in the fourth quarter was down 0.6% ... more

Market Review - 2013-02-15
South African Amarkets Review South African markets ended in the red on Thursday, following downbeat South African mining production data. Additionally, data indicating contraction in European economies weighed on market sentiment. A sharp decline in its 1H13 headline earnings led Impala Platinum Holdings to drop 3.1%. Woolworths Holdings lo... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-15
NZD is the strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, weakening by the day. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, eagerly on its way to weakness. USD is the 4th strongest currency, sideways this morning. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, a bit flat after its strength. JPY is the weakest currency, strengt... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-14
EUR is the still the strongest currency; however it is starting to trend downwards. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, advancing at a strong pace. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, losing some ground yesterday. USD is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its slow decent into weakness. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, moving up at a bit slo... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-13
EUR is still the strongest currency, showing slight weakness this morning. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, retracing into some weakness. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, robust in its performance since yesterday. USD is the 4th strongest currency, weakening a bit. JPY is the weakest currency, showing sudden strength after yesterday&rsquo... more

Weekly JSE Sector Analysis with top performing shares - 2013-02-12
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis process t... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-12
EUR is the strongest currency, strengthening again after its weakness. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its upward trend. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, robust again. USD is the 4th strongest currency, strengthening nicely. JPY is the weakest currency, falling into weakness yesterday. AUD is the 2nd weakest currency, continu... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-11
EUR is the strongest currency, a bit flat after the last week’s serious weakness. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, showing some solid strength for the beginning of the week. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, flat after its losses. USD is the 4th strongest currency, opening with some weakness. JPY is the weakest currency, still lookin... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-08
EUR is the strongest currency, suddenly losing a lot of strength. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, showing some weakness. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, falling its teeth out. USD is the 4th strongest currency, slightly weaker. JPY is the weakest currency, with sudden strength since yesterday. GBP is the 2nd weakest currency, showing g... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-07
EUR is still the strongest currency, struggled a bit yesterday but looking great this morning. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, weakening significantly. USD is the 4th strongest currency, steadily strengthening. JPY is the weakest currency; after it tried to strengthen yesterday... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-06
EUR is the strongest currency, showing some strength after yesterday’s weakness. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, strengthening with great enthusiasm. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, weakening at the moment. USD is the 4th strongest currency, steadily edging up. JPY is the weakest currency, again falling even lower. GBP is the 2nd we... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-05
EUR is the strongest currency; however it is now weakening significantly. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, steadily edging up. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, losing strength. USD is the 4th strongest currency, still a bit flat but improving. JPY is the weakest currency, showing great strength the last couple of days. GBP is the 2nd wea... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analsysis - 2013-02-04
EUR is the strongest currency, losing some steam after its bullish run last week. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, flat after its uptrend. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, sideways after its strong run. USD is the 4th strongest currency, directionless after it tried to strengthen. JPY is the weakest currency, strengthening after its negat... more

Weekly JSE Sector Analysis and top performing Shares - 2013-02-02
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis process to... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-02-01
EUR is the strongest currency, continuing its bullish run. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, pulling up nicely this morning. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, a bit flat after its strength yesterday. USD is the 4th strongest currency, strengthening this morning after its flatness yesterday. JPY is the weakest currency, continuing its downwa... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-31
EUR is the strongest currency, breaking old highs as it continues in strength. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, spiking up past the NZD. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its downward slope. USD is the 4th strongest currency, edging into weakness. AUD is the 5th strongest currency, strongly on its way into weakness. JPY is the ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-30
EUR is the strongest currency, still losing a little ground. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, sideways this morning. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, slightly stronger. USD is the 4th strongest currency, weakening since last week. JPY is the weakest currency, a bit flat after its bullish run. GBP is the 2nd weakest currency, sideways in ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-29
EUR is the strongest currency, still losing strength this morning. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, edging up slightly. USD is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its weakness. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, moving up. JPY is the weakest currency, continuing to strengthen. GBP is the 2nd weakest currency, falling sharply. CAD is th... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-28
EUR is the strongest currency, taking a breath after its run from last week. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, still moving sideways into negativity. USD is the 3rd strongest currency, a bit negative this morning. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, flat after its weakness last week. JPY is the weakest currency, producing some strength again ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-25
EUR is the strongest currency, resuming its strength with vigor. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, weakening a bit this morning. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing to lose ground since early this week. USD is the 4th strongest currency, showing great improvement after this week?s weakness. JPY is the weakest currency and it seems ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-24
NZD is the strongest currency, persisting in its bullish run. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency, pulling up again after its bearish move the last couple of days. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, a bit negative for today. USD is the 4th strongest currency, strengthening again since yesterday. JPY is the weakest currency, losing some ground a... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-22
EUR is the strongest currency, still weakening this morning. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, strengthening after the weekend�s weakness. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, flat after yesterday�s slight weakness. USD is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its weakening from yesterday. CAD is the 5th strongest curren... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-21
EUR is the strongest currency, losing some ground after a bullish run last week. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, still negative after it started weakening last week. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, edging downwards. USD is the 4th strongest currency, weakening after its strength last week. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, edging down ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-18
EUR is the strongest currency, suddenly strengthening yesterday! AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, sideways the last 2 days. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, edging down to weakness again. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, consistently flat. USD is the 5th strongest currency, strengthening after some weakness this week. JPY is the weakest... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-17
NZD is the strongest currency, edging down again. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, following NZD�s lead on the down side. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, seems to be trying to gain strength again. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, still sideways. USD is the 5th strongest currency, edging up. JPY is the weakest currency, rally... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-15
EUR is the strongest currency, continuing to lose ground after its sudden strength last week. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, looking to strengthen even further. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, edging up slowly. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, sideways this morning. USD is the 5th strongest currency, trying to edge into strength. JP... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-14
EUR is the strongest currency, after its sudden strength it is flat this morning, even slightly negative. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency, sideways after its sudden weakness. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, flat but steady through all the turmoil last week. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, emulating the AUD also flat but steady. CHF is t... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-11
NZD is the strongest currency, flattening a bit during the night. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing to rise strongly. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, turning sharply late afternoon yesterday into strength. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, edging up. CHF is the 5th strongest currency, also turned unexpectedly into strength yeste... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-10
NZD is the strongest currency, still very bullish. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, strengthening with force. Cad is the 3rd strongest currency, steady climb continuing. USD is the 4th strongest currency, edging up. EUR, CHF and GBP is still above the 0 line on the strong side but rapidly falling into weakness. JPY is the weakest currency,... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-09
NZD is the strongest currency, pushing its bullish move. CAD is the 2nd strongest currency, strengthening again after a short period of weakness. EUR and CHF is 3rd and 4th losing a lot of ground into weakness. AUD is the 5th strongest currency, improving strongly after a slight pull back. USD is the 6th strongest currency, a bit sideways after... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-08
The strongest currency is EUR, sideways after a bearish run for the last 2 weeks. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, following EUR�s lead but showing more weakness. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, pushing into strength. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, losing ground into weakness. GBP is the 5th strongest currency, edging up af... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-04
EUR and CHF are the strongest currencies but only barely, losing ground steadily. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency, strengthening daily. USD is the 4th strongest currency, moving forward strongly. GBP is the 5th strongest currency, losing ground rapidly. AUD is the 6th strongest currency, bullishly pushing forward. JPY is the weakest curren... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-03
EUR and CHF are still the strongest currency but weakening significantly. GBP is the 3rd weakest currency, dropping a bit after its bullish rally. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its climb in strength. USD is the 5th strongest currency, sideways for the morning. NZD is the 6th strongest currency, climbing slowly. AUD is now the 7... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2013-01-02
      HAPPY NEW YEAR TRADERS!!! May this be an adventurous trading year!!! Strongest currencies are the EUR and the CHF, weakening after a good bullish run. GBP is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its bullish trend. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, have been unstable for the last month or so. USD is the 5th ... more

Christams Wishes!!! - 2012-12-20
Hi everyone! For those who have been missing my inputs on currency strength, I apologise for the inconsistency. My technical difficulties seems to be more complicated than I first thought and now I am still struggling to work on my laptop daily. So I have decided to give it a break and enjoy the holidays with my family. May this Christmas ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-12-18
  NZD is the strongest currency, pulling back a bit. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency , weakening after a bullish  run. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, currently edging into weakness. GBP is the 4th strongest currency, strengthening. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, pulling up again after weakness. AUD is the 6th strongest cur... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-12-14
        NZD is the strongest currency, continuing its bullish trend slowing down a bit. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency, weakening after its strength rally. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, edging up. AUD is the 4th strongest currency, losing some ground. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, lifting its head again to s... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-12-13
 NZDJPY         NZD is the strongest currency and steamrolling forward. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency, still very bullish. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, bullish after a bit of a slump. CHF is the 4th strongest currency, strengthening nicely after a bearish run. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, pulling up... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-12-12
          NZD is still the strongest currency, moving up strongly. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its bullish drive. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, flat after some weakness. CAD is the 4th strongest currency, bearish after strength. CHF is the 5th strongest currency, sideways after the past beari... more

The Truth about Forex, what your broker and educator don't tell you... - 2012-12-11
First I need to ask if you really want to hear the truth about Forex?? Then can you handle the truth?? Most people don't want to hear the truth because it means they have to face the fact that there is no such thing as a get rich quick scheme that really works! Did you know that your broker depends on the fact that the average life sp... more

Weekly JSE top performing Sectors and best shares - 2012-12-11
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis process ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-12-11
We apologise for our overdue silence!!! We had a major technical set back. We are almost out of the woods and should soon be posting as usual. Thank you for your patience and sorry for any inconvenience! NZD is the strongest currency, continuing after it pulled back a little. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency, pulling up after a steep fall. CAD ... more

Weekly JSE Sector analysis and top performing shares - 2012-12-04
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis process to... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-30
CHF is the strongest currency, running at optimal strength. EUR is the 2nd strongest currency, pushing up strongly. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency, continuing its bearish fall. NZD is the 4th strongest currency, fighting to keep its strength. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, flat today. GBP is the 6th strongest currency, bouncing off... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-29
CHF is the strongest currency, pushing into strength. AUD is the 2nd strongest currency, continuing its weakening. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency, still strengthening. NZD is the 4th strongest currency, trying hard to strengthening. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, trending up. USD is the 6th strongest currency, falling into weakness... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-28
AUD is the strongest currency, still trending down to weakness. CHF is the 2nd strongest and after a bullish run it is pulling back again. EUR is the 3rd strongest also pulling back into weakness. USD is the 4th strongest, after some strength it is a bit flat. CAD is the 5th strongest, maintaining its move into strength. NZD is the 6th str... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-26
AUD is still the strongest currency, edging down. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency, slightly flat after a bullish run last week. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency, bullish for now with a turmoil history the last month. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, a bit sideways after its sudden strength the last week. USD is the 5th strongest curre... more

Weekly JSE Sector and top performing shares Analysis - 2012-11-26
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis proc... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-23
AUD is still the strongest currency, edging down. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, weaker this morning. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, strongly moving up. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish momentum. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, retracing a bit after its bullish run the last couple of days. JPY is the weak... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-23
AUD is still the strongest currency, edging down. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, weaker this morning. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, strongly moving up. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish momentum. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, retracing a bit after its bullish run the last couple of days. JPY is the weak... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-23
AUD is still the strongest currency, edging down. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, weaker this morning. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, strongly moving up. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish momentum. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, retracing a bit after its bullish run the last couple of days. JPY is the weak... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-23
Forex!! AUD is still the strongest currency, edging down. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, weaker this morning. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency, strongly moving up. EUR is the 4th strongest currency, continuing its bullish momentum. CAD is the 5th strongest currency, retracing a bit after its bullish run the last couple of days. JPY is ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-22
AUD is the strongest currency but still falling into weakness. USD is the 2nd strongest currency edging up. CAD is the 3rd strongest currency continuing on its bullish trend. CHF is the 4th strongest currency and has just moved into strength. GBP is the 5th strongest currency after spending a couple of days in weakness. JPY is the weakest ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-21
AUD is still the strongest currency and after its small attempt of strength it is edging down again this morning. USD is the 2nd strongest currency and after a bit of weakness it is strong again. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency and like the AUD it is weakening again today. CAD is the 4th strongest currency still edging up nicely, the only ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-20
AUD is the strongest currency and it is a bit flat today. USD is the 2nd strongest currency still edging down. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency and slightly positive. JPY is the weakest currency and still trying to edge upward. EUR is the 2nd weakest currency and after a negative day yesterday it is edging up slowly. CHF is the 3rd weakes... more

Weekly JSE Sector and top performing shares Analysis - 2012-11-19
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis proc... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-19
AUD is the strongest currency and after a few days of weakness it is performing nicely. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, but it is edging into weakness. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency and following AUD it is pushing into strength again. JPY is the weakest currency but after its weakness it bullish today. EUR is the 2nd weakest curren... more

Trader Sonskyn's daily Trades - 2012-11-16
I�m following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.      Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner�. 2.      Only when my trend indicator confirms that the daily chart is trendin... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-16
AUD is the strongest currency and still trending down. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, maintaining strength although not as vigilant. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency and bordering on the line between weak and strong, still edging down. JPY is the weakest currency maintaining its fall to weakness. EUR is the 2nde weakest currency sti... more

Trader Sonskyn's daily Trades - 2012-11-15
I�m following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.      Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner�. 2.      Only when my trend indicator confirms that the daily chart is trendin... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-15
AUD is the strongest currency but it seems to be running out of steam suddenly. USD is the 2nd strongest currency and strengthening nicely. NZD is the 3rd strongest currency also losing ground very fast. EUR is the weakest currency but it looks like it is getting new life running up the page. JPY is the 2nd weakest currency falling sharply.... more

Trader Sonskyn Trading Journal - 2012-11-14
Just to recap I�m following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.       Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner�. 2.       Only when my trend indicator confirms that the daily c... more

Free Trading Workshop - 2012-11-14
Learn how to become a Forex Trader or Share Investor with sustainable success!     �How to take control and create your personal investment plan and portfolio. �What is the difference between an investor and a trader? �How do I choose what to buy? �What is Technical Analysis? ... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-14
AUD is the strongest currency again today and surging up. USD is the 2nd strongest currency and a bit weaker than yesterday. NZD is the 3rd weakest and losing ground after its bullish run. EUR is the weakest currency and it seems to be slowing down being a bit flat this morning. CHF is the 2nd weakest currency and it looks like it wants t... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-13
AUD is still the strongest currency and edging up nicely. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency also moving up slowly today. USD is the 3rd strongest and very sideways. EUR is the weakest currency and still moving down. CHF is the 2nd weakest currency and also edging down nicely. CAD is the 3rd weakest currency and continuing its upward movem... more

Weekly JSE Sector and top performing shares Analysis - 2012-11-12
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: JSE-Bank: Banking sector is back in the race again. Firstrand (up 214 cents) JSE- BEVR:  Beverages Index SAB (up 446 cents) JSE-CHES: Fell out of top performers but we still keep our shares there. Omnia (up 456 c... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-12
AUD is the strongest currency pair and it seems to have gained new momentum. NZD and USD is fighting for 2nd place, NZD aggressively bullish and USD flattish bearish. EUR is the weakest currency on a steady pace down. CHF is the 2nd weakest currency edging down as well. CAD is the 3rd weakest currency pushing for strength. JPY and GBP seem... more

Trader Sonskyn's daily Trades - 2012-11-09
Just to recap I�m following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.      Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner�. 2.      Only when my trend indicator confirms that the daily ch... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-09
AUD strongest currency but it seems to be taking a breath. USD is the 2nd strongest currency, strengthened a bit last night and running flat this morning. NZD is the 3 strongest currency and still weakening. GBP is the 4th strongest currency and edging up nicely. CAD is the weakest currency and weakening still. EUR is the 2nd weakest currenc... more

Trader Sonskyn's daily Trades - 2012-11-08
Just to recap I�m following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.      Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner�. 2.      Only when my trend indicator confirms that the daily ch... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-08
AUD is the strongest currency but it seems to be slowing down today, a bit flat. NZD is the 2nd strongest but continuing to fall to weakness. USD is the 3rd strongest and strengthening after losing some ground the last couple of days. GBP is now the 4th strongest currency, edging up slowly. JPY is the weakest currency but very robust since ... more

Trader Sonskyn's Trading Journal - 2012-11-07
  Just to recap I�m following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.      Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner�. 2.      Only when my trend indicator confirms that the da... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-07
AUD still booming up the page as it strengthens away from the rest. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency and only slightly up this morning. USD is 3rd strongest but still falling, probably awaiting its new head of state announcement. JPY weakest currency and after a bit of a bull run it is flat this morning. CAD is the 2nd weakest currency bu... more

Trader Sonskyn Trading Journal - 2012-11-06
Just to recap I�am following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.       Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner�. 2.       Only when my trend indicator confirms that the daily ch... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-06
AUD is extremely bullish as the strongest currency. NZD is the 2nd strongest this morning but very sideways. USD is 3rd strongest and edging down at the moment. GBP is on the border of weak and strong tending towards weakness. JPY is the weakest currency but moving up strongly. CAD is the 2nd weakest and after a bullish move yesterday it is f... more

Weekly JSE Sector Analysis and top performing Shares - 2012-11-05
        According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week with their top perfroming shares : JSE-Bank: Fell out of top performers but we still keep our shares there. Firstrand (up 175 cents) JSE- BEVR:  Beverages Index SAB (up 707 cents) JSE... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-05
AUD and NZD are the two strongest currencies today, both a bit flat after the weekend. USD is the 3rd strongest currency and also sideways this morning. GBP is the 4th strongest currency and trending a bit down. JPY is the weakest currency, but strengthening steadily. CAD is the 2nd weakest currency, also improving strongly. EUR is the 3rd we... more

Trader Sonskyn Trading Journal - 2012-11-02
Closed the rest of my trades with about 250 pips profit for the week. Nicely done! Had some losses but way less than the profits. Just to recap I�am following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.       Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the o... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-02
AUD is still the strongest currency and strengthening. NZD is the 2nd strongest currency and climbing strongly. CHF is the 3rd strongest currency but dropping like a rock. USD is the 4th strongest currency and trying to improving slightly. GBP is the 5th strongest currency and it is a bit flat. JPY is the weakest currency and dropping nicely... more

Trader Sonskyn Trading Journal - 2012-11-01
Due to sudden changes in strength and weakness matches I decided to close quite a few trades early this morning. Just to recap I am following a strategy based on a daily chart setup. The rules are simple: 1.       Only Currency Pairs of which one must be in the strong corner and the other in the weak corner𱉮... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-11-01
Aud is the strongest currency and still going strong. CHF is the 2nd strongest and after a couple of days positive run it is weakening again. EUR is the 3rd strongest and also falling a bit after its improvement. NZD is the 4th strongest and strengthening with serious momentum. GBP is the 5th strongest and also strengthening at a rapid pace. ... more

Trader Sonskyn's daily Trades - 2012-10-31
Thank you for coming back again! Today is a great day for trading!!! The EUR and CHF has just started strengthening giving great signals and resulting in some profits on my other trades. Only drawback is that the GBP also decided to strengthen giving me one bad trade I had to close so far. I am following a strategy based on a daily chart s... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-31
The strongest currency is AUD and it is performing very well, still going strong. CHF is the 2nd strongest and falling slightly. EUR is the 3rd strongest and also edging down. USD is the 4th strongest but is losing a lot of ground, hopefully this is not due to the NY stock Exchange being closed for 2 days. NZD is the 5th strongest and impro... more

Trader Sonskyn's Trading Journal - 2012-10-30
For those who actually take the time to read my trading story, thank you! I hope you can learn something from my mistakes and even my victories. To start off, I have been trading for more than a year now, but mostly with funny money (demo). I have gone live this year and it has been the ride of my life!! There was a lot I knew from all the y... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-30
AUD is the strongest currency and still strengthening. CHF is the 2nd strongest and has been a bit flat the last couple of days. EUR is the 3rd strongest and slightly weakening. USD is the 4th strongest and a bit sideways. NZD is the 5th strongest and turning upward slightly. CAD is the weakest currency and still weakening. JPY is the 2nd... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-29
AUD is currently the best currency but moving sideways now after its strong boost. CHF is the 2nd strongest currency also sideways this morning after it lost a lot of ground the last week. EUR is the 3rd strongest currency following in CHF�s footprints this morning as sideways. USD is 4th strongest, a bit of strengthening seen but al... more

Weekly JSE Sector Analysis and top performing Shares - 2012-10-28
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week:      If you do not have a process to determine entry signals join us for our Free Trading Workshop                  &nbs... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-25
EUR and CHF are the strongest Currencies but like yesterday they are still losing value. AUD is the 3rd strongest currency and quickly on its way to becoming number 1. USD is 4th and have been losing value since yesterday. NZD has moved over to the strong corner and is strengthening rapidly. JPY is the weakest currency and falling like a ro... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-24
EUR and CHF are the two strongest currencies but they are weakening significantly, if they do not hear some good news today it might continue. USD is the 3rd strongest and AUD the 4th strongest. JPY is the weakest currency and still weakening at steady pase. NZD is the 2nd strongest and a bit flat today. CAD is the 3rd weakest but still str... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-23
EUR and CHF are still the strongest 2 currencies but after their rally yesterday the momentum of their strength has slowed down a bit, especially CHF. USD is the 3rd strongest but seems to be losing some ground today. AUD is strongly on its way to 4th strongest after its pullback yesterday. Weakest Currency is JPY and still falling. CAD is 2nd ... more

Weekly JSE Sector Analyis and top perfroming Shares - 2012-10-22
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Please note this is not advice for any investor to follow our trades, these trades are merely for educational purposes and you need to educate yourself to determine any entry signals. RealTrader uses a unique analysis process to... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-22
Looks like the breath of air EUR and CHF took from Thursday worked as both are running in performance again. They are two strongest currencies in the world at the moment. USD is the 3rd strongest but a bit on the flat side this morning, will have to see what it does this afternoon. JPY and CAD is fighting it out for weakest currency both weaken... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-19
EUR and CHF is currently still the strongest two currency pairs, yet they are both weakening at a steady pace since yesterday. USD has strengthened nicely since yesterday and is sitting in 3rd strongest position. JPY is the weakest currency today but we have seen some strengthening since its serious weakening run. GBP is the 2nd weakest currency... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-18
EUR and CHF are still the two strongest currencies but the run is taking a breath. All the other currencies are in the weak performance conrner. JPY is the weakest currency and weakening. AUD is the 2nd weakest currency but still strengthening and soon be in the strong corner. NZD is the 3rd weakest currency and seem to be a bit flat today.... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness Analysis - 2012-10-17
And it seems the race is on, EUR and CHF still the 2 strongest currencies and boy are they booming!!! USD is 3rd stongest but falling to weakness. AUD is the weakest currency and improving by the day. JPY is 2nd weakest and falling strong to get to weakest position. NZD 3rd weakest and also falling. CAD is 4th weakest but it looks like it w... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness analysis - 2012-10-16
EUR and CHF is currently the strongest currencies, however, they are a bit flat. USD is the 3rd strongest currency and slowly improving. CAD is the 4th strongest and losing strength. AUD is currently the weakest currency but it is improving stongly every day. JPY is the 2nd weakest, weakening steadily. NZD is the 3rd weakest also edging down. GBP ... more

Weekly JSE Sector Analyis and top perfroming Shares - 2012-10-15
According to the RT sector analysis method the following sectors outperformed the top 40 shares index, Alsi, last week: Some of the shares gave us signals last week�. If you want to know how: join us on our RSA CFD trading and investing training program. JSE-Bank: Fell out of top performers but we still keep our shares there. Firstr... more

Daily Currency Strength and Weakness - 2012-10-11
EUR is the strongest currency again after a dismal fall the last 3 weeks. CHF is on his tail in 2nd place. NZD is the 3rd strongest but retracing strongly. JPY is the 4th strongest and also falling with tremendous force. USD is the 5th strongest currently sideways. AUD is the weakest currency but is trying hard to keep the improvement going. GB... more

RSA Markets - 2012-08-24
  RealTrader is proud to announce our weekly South African Market Analysis! In these results you can expect the top performing sectors and in those sectors the Shares RealTrader is watching for an entry opportunity. Our view is trading with an investor�s sentiment. We invite you to watch this space every Monday for the latest resu... more

Forex - 2012-07-20
Strength versus Weakness All the different currencies perform different every day because of fundamental data, overall economic performance or interest rates. We measure their strength and compare their overall performance to each other. The basic idea behind this comparison is to buy strong currency and sell weak currency. If currency pa... more


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