JSE cheers historic SABMiller deal

2015-10-13 10:08

SABMiller has shot up by almost 11% to R811 on the JSE after it was announced that Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to buy the brewer for R1.4trn.

Sun sets on gold as AngloGold close to exiting Top 40

2015-10-06 10:15

The JSE is close to relegating AngloGold in its Top 40 index, the latest sign of the precious metal losing its place in an economy it once dominated.

MTN BEE scheme readies for JSE debut

2015-09-22 09:42

A scheme for previously disadvantaged South Africans to invest in MTN is set to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Rand gains, Anglo, Sibanye shine on deal

2015-09-09 18:36

Anglo American Platinum and Sibanye Gold have helped lift the JSE after they sealed a major mining deal while the rand rallied on global hopes for a Chinese stimulus.

Weaker rand a boost for SA stocks, drag on bonds

2015-09-06 11:03

SA equities have marched ahead this year despite sluggish economic growth, with local investors scaling back their bond exposure in favour of shares.

JSE ends turbulent week over 2% higher

2015-08-28 19:16

The JSE has ended a volatile week, punctuated by fears about China-led global economic slowdown, with its biggest weekly gain in four months.

Investor builds up Glencore stake on rebound bet

2015-08-18 07:41

A Glencore investor is betting that this year’s worst performer on the UK’s benchmark stock index will recover and says they have not invested in this as activist shareholders.

ESG reporting in SA: where are the gaps?

2015-07-31 10:55

What are the gaps in sound environmental, social and governance policies among listed SA firms, asks a trio of researchers.

JSE opens lower after Greece says ‘no’

2015-07-06 10:25

Update: After a referendum in which Greeks rejected economic rescue measures, the JSE has opened markedly lower, tracking global markets as the contagion hits emerging countries.

On the JSE, founding CEOs outlive professional managers – by a mile

2015-06-30 16:27

Alec Hogg shares more of his research into the JSE’s Top 100 Company CEOs and presents some more interesting facts.


Randgold minorities get day in court, suing Investec for R1.3bn

2015-10-08 14:32

A group of minority Randgold shareholders have now been granted permission by the North Gauteng High court to proceed with a R1.3bn claim against Investec.

Cell C CEO eyes JSE listing

2015-09-25 12:33

José Dos Santos, chief executive officer of mobile network Cell C, says a stock exchange listing for the company is on his 'radar'.

New JSE fibre link speeds up trading

2015-09-15 07:50

Transporting financial data between global capital market participants and Africa’s biggest stock exchange is set to become faster.

Trader promises price war to undercut JSE

2015-09-07 10:00

Kevin Brady, once head of equity trading for Investec, wants to compete with the JSE and plans to undercut the monopoly’s fees.

JSE launches interest rate swap futures

2015-08-31 12:18

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has officially launched the JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap futures.

Major indices drop while gold shares recover on JSE

2015-08-20 15:23

Gold shares on the JSE have continued their strong recovery, but major indices dropped further back and are now approaching support levels.

Finally, Buffettology for South Africans

2015-08-05 15:55

Alec Hogg's new book references stocks Warren Buffett would consider if he were investing on the JSE in a concise way local investors will relate to.

Time to halt BEE – replace with “economic empowerment for the disadvantaged”

2015-07-08 15:36

It is time to call a halt to BEE, which needs to be replaced by a new focus on “economic empowerment for the disadvantaged”, says an analyst.

The myth behind active management

2015-07-05 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.

BHP spinoff and Gupta Uranium enter our JSE Top 100 Companies list

2015-06-29 16:21

Alec Hogg has been working on the update of theJSE’s Top 100 Companies, and mentions some interesting changes since the end of 2014.

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