ARTICLES RELATING TO EQUITIES

JSE dips on rand rally

2016-04-29 13:53

Share prices have mostly been lower as the market’s attention turned to the rand, which strengthened to its best level in a week on the back of a weaker dollar.

Asia markets tilt lower after Wall St losses, US growth

2016-04-29 07:41

Asian stocks have stuttered following losses in New York while fears about the global outlook were reinforced after the US economy grew at its slowest pace.

US stocks drop on weak first quarter growth

2016-04-28 16:11

Wall Street stocks have dropped after the US Commerce Department estimated first-quarter economic growth at a feeble 0.5%.

European stocks fall as BoJ holds off stimulus boost

2016-04-28 13:00

European stocks have declined, snapping a two-day gain, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly refrained from increasing stimulus measures.

Asia markets up after Fed meeting, Tokyo soars before BoJ

2016-04-28 07:47

Asian stock markets have climbed after the Fed gave a positive outlook on the global economy, while Tokyo soared more than 1% on Japan's possible stimulus.

Asian markets mostly dip as US, Japan bank meetings eyed

2016-04-26 13:31

Asian markets have mostly dipped on investor caution before Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings later this week, while oil prices rallied after losses.

Emerging-market stocks slide to two-week low

2016-04-26 10:54

A gauge of emerging-market stocks has fallen to the lowest level in two weeks as investors cut holdings of higher-yielding assets.

Asian markets retreat ahead of US, Japan bank meetings

2016-04-26 07:27

Asian shares have edged down as dealers wait for the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan's next policy meetings later in the week, but oil prices rallied more than 1%.

European stocks drop awaiting central bank action

2016-04-25 14:55

European stock markets have dropped following losses across Asia, as traders looked ahead to key central bank meetings due towards the end of the week.

JSE down as markets await key central bank meetings

2016-04-25 13:06

Share prices on the JSE have been lower as the market adopted a wait-and-see attitude ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan this week.

 

Emerging-market currencies get lift from BoJ

2016-04-29 09:17

Emerging-market currencies have risen rose to the strongest level against the dollar in nine months as the Bank of Japan’s decision to hold back stimulus increase.

US stocks falter on Icahn remarks as BoJ hold fire

2016-04-29 07:38

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sent US stocks reeling after announcing he liquidated his investment in Apple, the biggest factor in the Dow's drop.

Gold gains enliven slow holiday trade on JSE

2016-04-28 13:16

Gold shares have been the big winners on the JSE as the dollar took a hammering on global markets, amid quiet trade with many investors away for a long weekend.

US, European stocks boosted by oil, better Fed outlook

2016-04-28 07:49

US and European stocks have finished mostly higher as a rise in crude prices lifted oil shares and the Fed gave a somewhat more optimistic view of the global economy.

Global stocks gain amid earnings as Fed looms

2016-04-26 16:35

Global stocks have climbed for the first time in four days amid earnings reports in Europe and America that topped estimates.

Datatec dominates thin trade on JSE

2016-04-26 13:31

The JSE has hardly moved, with many market players away on a mid-year break and as investors await the outcome of central bank meetings in the US and Japan.

US stocks drop ahead of Fed, data releases

2016-04-26 07:29

Wall Street stocks have fallen, retreating at the start of a heavy week of economic news that includes a US Fed's meeting and major earnings and data releases.

US stocks retreat as earnings reports loom

2016-04-25 16:27

US stocks have slipped, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index continuing to retreat from a four-month high, before central bank meetings this week.

SHARE WATCH:The sell in May myth and other market movers

2016-04-25 14:07

Sell in May and go away has never gained any real academic backing, says investment analyst Kirk Swart, cautioning investors to not take this strategy too seriously.

European shares fall as commodities slide

2016-04-25 11:58

European shares have declined as energy and commodity producers slid, while investors assessed growth prospects following poor German business-confidence data.

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