Stocks react to oil slump, Trump, pound slides

2017-05-26 17:32

Global equity markets have headed lower as a slump in crude weighed on energy shares and President Donald Trump chided German producers.

JSE set to end week flat as strong rand dents dual-listed shares

2017-05-26 14:45

Share prices on the JSE have continued to move sideways and major indices will close the week almost unchanged, as the firm rand hurts demand for rand hedge shares.

European stocks falter on oil slum, pound slides

2017-05-26 11:17

A slump in crude has weighed on energy shares as global equity markets headed for a lower finish to the week. The British pound slid.

Asian energy firms sink as Opec output deal disappoints

2017-05-26 07:43

Energy firms have taken a hit after crude prices plunged almost five percent the previous day as traders were left disappointed by Opec's latest output cuts.

JSE skids on firm rand and as SARB keeps rates on hold

2017-05-25 18:18

On the JSE, most of the blue chip stocks were trading in the red, led by rand hedge stocks which continued to slide due to the firmer rand.

JSE resources dip as rand nears two-month high

2017-05-25 13:15

Resources shares have been the big losers on the JSE as the rand extended gains to near a two-month high and the dollar stumbled on indications that the US will delay rate hikes.

Asian markets rally after Fed minutes, Opec meeting in focus

2017-05-25 07:36

Asian markets have risen as traders welcomed indications from the Fed that interest rates could rise next month, while oil prices rallied ahead of an expected extension to output cuts.

What US shares could do in weakening dollar environment

2017-05-24 17:48

Overberg Asset Management share analyst Kirk Swart looks at US shares and how they might possibly react during dollar weakness.

European stocks wobble before Fed minutes

2017-05-24 13:32

European equities have turned mixed, despite broad gains across most of Asia, as dealers waited on minutes from Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting.

European stocks edge higher, metals slide on China

2017-05-24 11:24

European stocks have edged higher, even as mining companies retreated with industrial metals following China’s credit-rating downgrade.


US stock rally falters, dollar gains as oil dips

2017-05-26 15:44

US stocks have stumbled after a six-day rally took them to all-time highs, while the dollar fluctuated with oil as investors assessed fresh US data.

European stocks falter on oil slump, pound slides

2017-05-26 13:59

A slump in crude has weighed on energy shares as global equity markets headed for a lower finish to the week. The British pound slid.

A year after Brexit, stock investors calm before UK vote

2017-05-26 09:34

After a year of watching political shocks stir markets, investors are anticipating that Britain’s election will pass peacefully, leaving intact a five-week rally in UK stocks.

Oil slump hits Asian energy stocks, pound slides

2017-05-26 07:38

A slump in crude has weighed on energy shares as most Asian equity markets headed for a lower finish to the week.

US stocks add to records, oil slips on OPEC

2017-05-25 15:41

US stocks have risen to fresh records amid optimism the Federal Reserve won’t move too swiftly to tighten monetary policy as the rate of economic growth falters.

China stocks soar, oil gains while dollar weakens

2017-05-25 08:57

The dollar has weakened to the lowest since November while stocks jumped, led by a rally in Chinese financial stocks.

CPI data, stronger rand boost financials on JSE

2017-05-24 18:06

Financials have been buoyed by CPI data and traded in positive territory for most of the day, aided by the strengthening of the rand against a basket of major currency pairs.

Strong rand, China downgrade dent JSE

2017-05-24 14:20

The rand has traded at the highest level in four weeks, which together with news of Moody's downgrade of China's credit ratings put a damper on share prices on the JSE.

Stocks, currencies hit pause on wait for Fed clues

2017-05-24 13:11

European stocks have struggled to maintain gains and US equity futures and the dollar both traded sideways as investors awaited fresh insight from the Fed.

Asia stocks track Wall St, Shanghai bounces back from China downgrade

2017-05-24 11:07

Most Asian markets have risen following a positive lead from the US, while Shanghai recovered from early selling fuelled by Moody's decision to cut China's credit rating.

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