JOHANNESBURG, March 25 South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan embarks on a week-long non-deal investor roadshow in Britain and the United States on Monday as weak economic growth and ruling party tensions put the country's investment grade at risk.
NEW YORK, March 24 The death of the Republican healthcare reform may not prove to be the knife to the heart of the bull market some had feared, but to keep the Trump Trade alive investors should temper expectations for the breadth of expected tax cuts.
(In second paragraph, corrects number of contracts to 3,281 from 3,122; makes clear "lowest" refers to number of contracts) By Dion Rabouin NEW YORK, March 24 Currency speculators decreased the number of net short bets on the Mexican peso for the fifth straight week, bringing the number of contracts against the peso to the lowest since a week before the U.S. presidential election, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released on Friday showed. The number of
* Safe-haven assets lose luster after decision (Updates to close of U.S. markets)
* Dow down 0.29 pct, S&P up 0.08 pct, Nasdaq up 0.19 pct (Updates with close of U.S. market)
NEW YORK, March 24 A dramatic session on Wall Street ended little changed on Friday as stocks pared losses after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.
All American Indices
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||24 Mar 2017||20,596.72||-59.86||-0.29%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||24 Mar 2017||5,828.74||+11.05||+0.19%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||24 Mar 2017||208.60||-0.13||-0.06%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||24 Mar 2017||290.10||+0.22||+0.08%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||24 Mar 2017||15,442.67||+9.06||+0.06%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||24 Mar 2017||2,480.49||+14.81||+0.60%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||24 Mar 2017||49,083.85||+406.94||+0.84%|