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JSE flat after weak start

2017-09-22 19:02

The JSE ended the day flat as it concluded a relatively difficult week of trading.

Firm rand on rate cut hold drags down JSE

2017-09-22 13:34

The rand has strengthened after the South African Reserve Bank decided to keep the interest rate unchanged, yet again pushing share prices on the JSE down.

Stocks drop; yen, gold gain on fresh Korea tension

2017-09-22 09:17

European and US equity-index futures have dropped with stocks in Asia as North Korea ratcheted up its threats against the US.

Dow streak of records ends, European banks gain

2017-09-22 07:47

The Dow's streak of seven straight records have ended amid profit taking and anxiety over tightening Fed's policy, as gains by banks lifted markets in Paris and Frankfurt.

JSE edges lower as market awaits interest rate announcement

2017-09-21 13:32

Major indices on the JSE have been marginally lower, as the market waits for the South African Reserve Bank's announcement on interest rates later in the afternoon.

Dow, S&P 500 end at records as Fed decision lifts bank stocks

2017-09-21 07:29

The Dow has finished at its seventh straight record Wednesday with banking shares rallying after the Federal Reserve kept alive the chance of a December interest rate increase.

Directionless JSE in doldrums as Sasol empowerment deal goes sour

2017-09-20 13:46

Major indices have all been lower initially for the second consecutive day, as news of Sasol's failed empowerment transaction sent shock waves through the JSE.

US stocks at records, dollar weaker as Fed meets

2017-09-20 07:44

Major US equity benchmarks have padded all-time highs, the dollar fell and Treasuries edged lower after Trump gave a speech to the UN and as the Fed began a two-day meeting.

JSE edges lower as commodity share prices stall

2017-09-19 18:45

The JSE has staged a late recovery to close marginally lower after a disappointing trading session.

Stocks mixed ahead of Fed as euro, pound climb

2017-09-19 09:08

Investors have deferred taking any major positions ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting that’s expected to focus on unwinding stimulus efforts.

 

US stocks slip, treasuries gain on Korea tension

2017-09-22 16:04

US stocks have fallen a second day, while Treasuries gained with gold and the yen as investors reached for safe haven assets.

Gold and yen gain on New Korea angst, euro climbs

2017-09-22 11:15

Investors have reached for safe haven assets including gold and the yen and stocks fell after North Korea ratcheted up its threats against the US.

Asia markets in red, dollar weakens with Fed hike in question

2017-09-22 07:52

Asian markets have turned lower as investors cashed in at the end of a mostly positive week while the dollar weakened against its peers with analysts questioning a possible third US rate hike.

JSE fails to inspire after tech glitch delayed start

2017-09-21 18:11

The JSE has struggled to get ahead following a delayed start to the trading day due to technical issues at the exchange.

European stocks climb as bonds dip in wake of Fed

2017-09-21 13:14

Equities in Europe have advanced, led by banks, and bonds followed Treasuries lower as investors absorbed the Federal Reserve’s plans.

Sasol drags down JSE

2017-09-20 18:28

The JSE has closed lower, dragged down by a collapse in the price of Sasol.

Stocks swing, bonds edge up with oil before Fed

2017-09-20 13:09

European stocks have fluctuated after a mixed session in Asia, most government bonds edged higher and the pound and euro gained against the dollar.

Asian investors move cautiously as Fed decision approaches

2017-09-20 07:27

Asian markets have struggled ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision, while geopolitical issues returned after Trump threatened North Korea if it did not rein in its nuclear ambitions.

JSE treads water as KPMG saga takes its toll

2017-09-19 13:02

Although the rand has dropped to its lowest level since early August, this did not support the JSE which is hardly moving, looking for direction amid a quagmire of political uncertainty.

Dow, S&P 500 close at new records in New York

2017-09-19 07:45

Wall Street has risen to fresh record closes, boosted by gains in banking and financial stocks while investors eyed this week's meeting of the US central bank in Washington.

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