Global stocks are mixed as oil swings, pound gains

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Hong Kong - Global equities were mixed after Federal Reserve speakers did little to alter projections for the path of interest rate, while oil fluctuated, poised for a fifth straight week of declines.

Crude was little changed as concerns of a supply glut persisted, helping gold to continue climbing back from a one-month low. European shares were slightly lower and the pound strengthened for a third day on the anniversary of the Brexit vote.

Chinese equities remain in the limelight as the nation’s banking watchdog raises scrutiny on some of the biggest dealmakers. The dollar headed for a weekly gain despite weakness in the past three sessions.

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Rand - Dollar
14.82
-1.0%
Rand - Pound
20.37
-0.7%
Rand - Euro
17.24
-1.1%
Rand - Aus dollar
11.06
-1.0%
Rand - Yen
0.13
-1.5%
Gold
1,793.07
+0.6%
Silver
24.32
+0.6%
Palladium
2,025.00
+0.4%
Platinum
1,042.94
-1.0%
Brent-ruolie
84.61
-1.4%
Top 40
60,525
+1.7%
All Share
67,051
+1.5%
Resource 10
62,969
+2.5%
Industrial 25
86,659
+1.4%
Financial 15
13,849
+0.2%
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