Naspers bouys JSE after impressive Tencent results

2017-08-16 18:38

The local bourse was buoyed by Naspers which jumped on the back of an impressive set of results from its Hang Seng listed associate, Tencent Holdings.

JSE lifts in line with positive global sentiment

2017-08-16 13:45

Share prices on the JSE have traded higher in line with positive sentiment on world markets, despite a stronger rand and a drop in some commodity prices.

Growth outlook boosts Europe stocks, dollar steady

2017-08-16 13:15

European stocks have advanced amid growing optimism over the region’s economy. The dollar and Treasuries were largely steady as investors tread water.

US stocks end flat, some retailers tumble

2017-08-16 07:38

Wall Street stocks have finished little changed as solid retail sales data offset ugly share price declines from some retail chains that reported disappointing earnings.

Dollar extends gain as havens slump, bonds decline

2017-08-15 14:35

The dollar has extended its advance and traditional haven assets including gold and the yen slumped as the prospect of war between the US and North Korea receded.

European stocks rise for second day as geopolitical risks recede

2017-08-15 10:06

European equities have extended their rebound, mirroring a global recovery, amid easing tension between the US and North Korea.

Stocks rally as North Korea fear abates, yen drops

2017-08-15 07:44

Asian equities have extended gains and the yen tumbled as the prospect of war between the US and North Korea receded, buoying stocks from New York to Tokyo while diverting flows away from haven assets.

Naspers lifts JSE higher as Tencent shares gain

2017-08-14 13:34

Naspers has pulled the JSE higher after a strong recovery in Asian stocks saw the share price of Tencent, Naspers’ Chinese subsidiary, gaining almost 5%.

Korea angst shows signs of abating as stocks rise

2017-08-14 09:47

Worry emanating from an escalation of tensions between the US and North Korea has showed signs of easing as shares in Europe followed Asia higher.

Naspers drags down JSE amid Tencent tumble

2017-08-11 18:29

The JSE has extended losses in late trade as it joined world markets amid a global tech stock meltdown, with Chinese internet behemoth Tencent leading the slump.


US stocks rise as investors await Fed minutes

2017-08-16 16:11

US stocks have opened higher and the dollar and Treasuries were largely steady as investors held tight before the release of the latest Federal Reserve minutes.

Shares and interest rates go hand in hand

2017-08-16 13:28

Don’t bank on this, but historical data shows that declining interest rate phases are particularly favourable environments for equity investments.

Global stocks extend rally as North Korea fears wane

2017-08-16 07:43

World stock markets have mostly risen extending the previous day's rally as fears receded over a potential clash between the United States and North Korea.

US stocks, dollar gain after strong retail data

2017-08-15 16:12

The dollar has rallied with US stocks and Treasuries have extended their losses after US retail sales exceeded forecasts.

Strong rand, low commodity prices weigh on JSE

2017-08-15 12:53

Commodity shares have pulled the JSE lower as they were hit by the deadly combination of lower commodity prices and a stronger rand.

US stocks rise as North Korea anxiety eases

2017-08-15 07:47

Wall Street stocks have finished solidly higher, joining most global equity markets that gained on easing concerns about North Korea.

SHARE WATCH: Focus on SA's biggest banks

2017-08-14 16:47

Kirk Swart, share analyst at Overberg Asset Management, looks at South Africa's big four banks in his weekly share watch.

European stocks rebound after biggest weekly drop since Nov

2017-08-14 09:54

European stocks have advanced from a five-month low as investor concerns over a standoff between the US and North Korea eased.

US stocks rise after three-day slide, tech shares gain

2017-08-14 07:26

Wall Street stocks have risen, ending a three-day slide on worries about North Korea as investors stepped in to take advantage of a brief pullback in leading technology stocks.

Global markets jarred by North Korea fears

2017-08-11 15:40

World equity markets have spiralled lower on the back of simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea, dealers said.

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