JSE glitch delays equity auction

2014-04-23 09:00

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange says the start of the opening auction for equity trading will be delayed due to a technical glitch.

JSE battles to launch another run

2014-04-15 13:11

All major indices are lower as shares fail to rise on US stocks' lead and profit takers use every opportunity to cash in as investors fret over valuations.

JSE logo gets updated look

2014-04-14 12:41

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has changed the colour of its logo and the typography to depict itself as a 'modern African marketplace'.

JSE surges on upbeat Yellen remarks

2014-04-01 14:04

Dovish comments by Fed chairperson Janet Yellen improved emerging market sentiment, placing the JSE's All-share index on a new record well above 48 000 points.

Naspers takes knock after Tencent dive

2014-03-27 13:49

Tencent's 6.1% drop was bad news for Naspers and pushed the industrial sector 0.83% down, while most banking shares started lower after the previous day's highs.

JSE down on emerging market jitters

2014-03-12 13:51

Shock news about a sharp drop in Chinese exports and continuing uncertainty over Ukraine have led the JSE lower.

Market nod for Gordhan's budget

2014-02-26 16:51

International and local investors seemed to like Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget, with both the JSE and currency markets showing little reaction.

Surge in emerging markets sentiment boosts JSE

2014-02-17 13:27

Thanks to the improvement in emerging markets sentiment, the JSE is eyeing its previous record and the rand is trading close to its highest level in four weeks.

JSE follows global trend lower

2014-02-04 12:49

All the major JSE indices were down by midday, following sharp sell-offs in Asia and New York as negative US and China data raised emerging market concerns.

What to watch on the JSE

2014-02-02 21:38

Adriaan Kruger looks at the week that was and the week ahead on the JSE.

Implats drags JSE to fifth day slide

2014-01-10 07:38

SA share prices have bucked the global trend to drop for a fifth day running, as global investors shifted out of emerging markets and into the recuperating West.

JSE kicks off 2014 with another record

2014-01-03 07:33

SA stocks started 2014 with another record close as investors snapped up precious metal producers, betting they had fallen too far last year.

Mandela: Backbone of business

2013-12-08 16:02

Nelson Mandela turned South Africa from a pariah state to the world’s darling, and in doing so, he brought the country into the global economy, according to a report.

JSE to pause in remembrance of Madiba

2013-12-06 08:18

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will pause trade for five minutes at 11:00 to mark the passing of former president Nelson Mandela.

SA stocks book third consecutive record close

2013-10-31 07:58

South African stocks have booked their highest close on record for a third straight day, edging up nearly 0.4%.

EFF distances itself from Labour Court matter

2013-09-16 14:45

The Economic Freedom Fighters has distanced itself from members who were involved in a Labour Court matter.

JSE kicks week off on positive note

2013-09-02 13:55

Despite continued concerns about Syria, the JSE started the week on a more positive note.

JSE finalising results

2013-07-29 18:44

The JSE gives a glimpse of what it expects when its results for the six months ended June are released.

Direct investment in the JSE

2013-07-01 07:49

There was a time when it was quite hard for the small investor or saver to invest in the JSE, the biggest stock exchange in Africa.

JSE reports 1% revenue increase

2013-03-12 16:49

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange revenue has increased marginally by 1.1% to R1.38bn in 2012, the company has announced.

BEE consultant lashes out at JSE survey

2012-12-06 18:44

A BEE consultant has lashed out at the JSE’s survey which shows that 21% of the Top 100 Companies were held by black South Africans.

JSE firmer amid quiet trade

2012-07-18 14:00

The JSE was steady at midday‚ amid a slow trading day so far‚ with lacklustre volumes due to investor fatigue and a lack of clear direction in the market.

SA stocks gain for third straight day

2012-03-27 17:56

The JSE again ended in the black on improved global investor sentiment after the US Federal Reserve signalled it would continue to support loose monetary policy.

JSE boasts earnings rise

2012-03-13 18:46

JSE Ltd, the operator of the local bourse, says full year earnings rose 29% in spite of volatile markets and slow economic growth.


JSE in for a bumpy ride

2014-04-16 13:55

The market seems to be looking for direction, with the platinum strike possibly meaning no or even negative growth for the SA economy in the first quarter.

JSE higher after volatile session

2014-04-15 07:56

Shares on the JSE ended a see-saw session slightly stronger, with mining shares adding the most points to the main index as commodity prices pushed higher.

Resources and gold shares shine on JSE

2014-04-04 14:39

The star performers on the JSE were once again the resources and gold sectors, as the JSE and world markets await US payroll data.

All-share index flirts with previous highs

2014-03-28 13:17

The resources index was particularly robust on the JSE as upward momentum seemed to be re-established after losses due to profit-taking.

Banking shares and resources lift JSE

2014-03-26 15:26

A better mood on the overseas market gave the JSE a boost, with the All-share index again within striking distance of its previous highs.

JSE flat as investors await US data

2014-03-07 13:33

Gold shares climbed nearly 2% on the JSE, but the rest of the market was flat as investors await American economic indicators to give it direction.

JSE firmer ahead of budget speech

2014-02-26 13:41

All indices on the JSE were higher amid a stronger rand environment except for gold miners, with even resources recovering from two days of profit-taking.

All eyes on JSE in coming days

2014-02-09 15:40

The bull has fought back bravely on the JSE and there will be a lot to chew on in coming days as interim and annual results are announced.

JSE hit by global emerging markets sell-off

2014-02-03 12:31

All the major indices on the JSE were lower at midday, after an early morning rally soon ran out of steam.

Director pay increases revealed

2014-01-16 16:00

The median chairperson fee across the entire Johannesburg Stock Exchange has risen by 7.1% to R422 000, according to PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Commodity shares pick up on JSE

2014-01-06 07:25

Commodity stocks lifted on the JSE last week on expectations that stronger global economic growth will increase demand for metals and minerals.

JSE edges towards new high after record 2013

2013-12-31 09:24

Investors snapped up the blue chips that have driven the JSE to a string of records this year, as stocks closed near a lifetime high on Monday.

No fear of 'Mandela crash' for SA economy

2013-12-07 11:30

Economists have slapped down speculation that former president Nelson Mandela's death can prompt an economic and financial slump in South Africa, but have warned the gains he inspired remain fragile.

Sanlam, car sales to light up quiet week on JSE

2013-12-02 07:38

With little economic news due, no fireworks are expected in the JSE this week but defensive stocks and banks and financial services could be the ones to watch.

JSE anticipates exciting week

2013-10-06 20:23

Most markets around the globe had a much better week than one would have expected with the real risk of the US government shutting down.

SA tops in regulating exchanges

2013-09-04 17:28

The WEF global competitiveness report shows that South Africa ranks first in the regulation of securities exchanges.

SA stocks hit record highs

2013-08-27 10:38

South African stocks hit record highs for a third straight trading session.

New era for listed property on JSE

2013-04-02 10:57

South Africa is implementing a local Real Estate Investment Trust regime that will bring about much-needed tax and regulatory changes, says the JSE.

JSE: African bourses must link-up

2012-12-07 19:03

Africa's stock markets must better collaborate to make the most of historic levels of investor interest in the continent, the head of the JSE says.

Resources lead JSE higher

2012-10-01 18:40

The JSE all share index has kicked off the fourth quarter on a positive note, with resources and industrial counters showing supporting good gains.

Foreigners cash in on SA shares

2012-07-10 15:45

Foreigners were net buyers of R971.854m of South African shares in the week ended July 6 after net sales of R1.802bn of local shares the week before‚ according to the JSE.

JSE inches up on upbeat global mood

2012-03-26 17:59

SA stocks edged up in line with global markets but investors, awaiting an interest rates decision later in the week, refrained from making large moves.

SA stocks down, China worries hit resources

2012-03-12 18:15

SA stocks snapped three days of gains as concerns about softer demand from China dragged down commodities.

JSE tracks global markets to open higher

2012-03-09 09:39

The JSE was up at the opening as cheer spread through the markets on Greece's debt swap deal.

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