China shares post biggest daily loss in 6 months

18 minutes ago

China shares have had their worst day in more than six months, as investors continue to fret about weak economic data and started to worry about liquidity.

Global markets: European shares buoyed

2014-09-15 14:44

European stock markets have riden out a rough morning to move higher, recovering some poise at the start of a week.

Asian shares mostly fall on weak China data

2014-09-15 14:15

Asian markets have retreated after data showing Chinese industrial output expanded at its slowest rate since the global financial crisis.

JSE says issues resolved

2014-09-15 11:10

The JSE has apologised for the delay of the opening of its equity market due to a network issue, but says it has solved the problem.

What to watch on the JSE

2014-09-15 05:00

Apart from the significant SA Reserve Bank meeting this week, Statistics SA will announce consumer inflation figures and retail sales data.

Global markets: Dollar heads for best run

2014-09-12 15:17

The dollar is heading for its ninth straight week of gains, some measure of how the economic fortunes of the United States and its economic peers are diverging.

Aimless JSE focuses on cell firms

2014-09-12 13:59

Technical analysts say various negative factors are holding the markets back, but these are not strong enough to force a major revaluation of share prices.

European shares stuck in range ahead of Fed

2014-09-12 10:30

European shares have inched higher but remains in a tight range, as investors refrained from taking strong bets on stocks ahead of Scotland's referendum.

European shares hit session low

2014-09-11 15:34

European shares have hit a session low in afternoon trading after data showed the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose.

JSE shows modest gains in unsettled market

2014-09-11 14:32

The JSE continued moving in a narrow range, as investors remain uncertain about moving the market forward in usettled circumstances.

European shares erase rall, Santander falls

2014-09-10 15:45

European stocks have fallen for a fourth straight session, erasing what was left of the gains spurred by the European Central Bank's rate cut.

Harsh economic reality hits JSE

2014-09-10 12:13

The reality that the economy is in dire straits seems to be hitting home, with all major JSE indices down and gold again the biggest loser.

European shares fall for 4th day

2014-09-10 10:09

European shares have fallen for a fourth straight day, as the prospect of a tightening in US monetary conditions unnerved investors.

US market anxious ahead of big Apple event

2014-09-09 16:48

US stocks have fallen in early trade after Home Depot disclosed that hackers infiltrated its payment system and ahead of Apple's launch event.

US stocks: Apple in focus ahead of event

2014-09-09 14:18

Apple is firmly in focus going into a "special event" where the tech giant will likely unveil the latest versions of its popular iPhone line.

Asian shares mixed, dollar rallies in thin trade

2014-09-09 13:20

Asian shares have been mixed but Tokyo extended a recent rally after the yen hit a six-year low against the dollar.

European shares edge higher

2014-09-09 10:13

European shares have edged higher in early trading, with Telecom Italia gaining after some interest in its Brazil unit.

Weaker European stock markets outpace FTSE

2014-09-08 14:22

European shares have fallen, concerns over Scotland's independence referendum were prompting investors to trim their equity positions.

JSE quiet as market awaits Reserve Bank data

2014-09-08 12:42

Most JSE indices hardly moved as the market waits for fresh economic indications, with a widening of the current account deficit a particular worry.

JSE falls as iron ore producers take a beating

2014-09-05 18:17

Stocks have slipped 0.6%, with shares of ore producers hammered as prices of the steel-making ingredient hit a five-year low.

JSE ends four-day run

2014-09-05 14:16

Gold shares have been the biggest losers as the JSE’s run of the previous four days came to an abrupt halt, while base metals were still under pressure.

Asian shares, euro fall but dollar rallies

2014-09-05 13:43

Asian shares and the euro have slipped while the dollar hit its highest level since the financial crisis after the European Central Bank cut interest rates.

Asian shares mostly down on profit-taking

2014-09-04 16:50

Asian shares have mostly been lower on profit-taking following a healthy rally across the region while Wall Street provided another tepid lead.

European shares mark time ahead of ECB

2014-09-04 12:39

European shares have marked time after sharp gains as investors wait to see whether the European Central Bank would unveil further measures to avoid deflation.

US stocks open higher after Ukraine news

2014-09-03 16:06

US stocks have opened higher on news of a truce in Ukraine and ahead of a European Central Bank decision that could bring new monetary stimulus to the eurozone.


SABMiller, AngloGold pull JSE higher

2014-09-15 18:14

Shares have climbed after heavyweights such SABMiller and AngloGold Ashanti helped prop up an otherwise saggy market.

SABMiller takeover talk lifts JSE

2014-09-15 14:15

The local bourse was boosted by news that SABMiller, the JSE's second-biggest firm, may face a takeover bid from the world’s biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Global markets: China anxiety knocks shares

2014-09-15 11:26

Stock markets have fallen after China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years.

European shares fall on poor China data

2014-09-15 10:00

European equities have fallen after disappointing data from China raised concerns about the pace of economic growth.

JSE flat, AngloGold recovers after slump

2014-09-12 18:10

Shares have ended flat, but AngloGold Ashanti regained some of the sharp losses posted this week triggered by a planned demerger and $2.1bn rights issue.

US stocks: Wall St set for slight losses

2014-09-12 15:03

US stock index futures have indicated that Wall Street may open slightly lower, as the latest economic data gave little insight into consumer spending.

Asian shares mixed as global sentiment sinks

2014-09-12 12:47

Asian stockshave been mixed as investors awaited the release of Chinese economic statistics at the weekend.

JSE lower, but Steinhoff shines

2014-09-11 18:09

Stocks have inched lower as a solid performance by Steinhoff was offset by a sharp fall in Vodacom after Credit Suisse cut its rating on the mobile operator.

US futures point to lower open after claims data

2014-09-11 14:58

US stock index futures have pointed to a lower open as jobless claims unexpectedly rose in the most recent week, a sign the labour market continues to struggle.

AngloGold drags JSE lower

2014-09-10 18:26

AngloGold Ashanti has weighed down on stocks after saying it would be splitting its domestic and global operations and seek $2.1bn in a rights issue.

Asian shares mostly lower, dollar rallies

2014-09-10 15:16

Asian markets have been mostly lower, with shares of Apple's suppliers mixed as investors were left unimpressed with the US giant's latest iPhones and watch.

Global markets: Yields rise as Fed dominates

2014-09-10 11:48

Global shares have fallen as markets strengthened bets on an early US rate hike while persistent concerns over Scotland's future unnerved investors in Europe.

JSE inches higher, but FirstRand slumps

2014-09-09 18:15

Stocks have ended slightly higher as the weaker rand prompted investors to pile into miners and other companies with extensive overseas operations.

Global markets: iPhone mania builds

2014-09-09 15:20

Wall Street trading is expected to start slowly but investors are eagerly awaiting the launch of new products by Apple later in a much-hyped event in California.

JSE up as dual-listed shares rally

2014-09-09 14:00

The JSE has been marginally stronger, despite worse-than-expected news on the current account deficit which sent the rand in a tailspin.

Global markets: Dollar sweeps to 14-month high

2014-09-09 11:21

A robust dollar has swept to a 14-month high as investors tweaked bets on an early hike in US interest rates, oil, gold and stocks in the energy majors.

Scotland fears split will affect pound

2014-09-08 16:15

World share markets have stalled as the threat of Scotland splitting from the rest of Britain leapt to the forefront of investors' attention.

Asian shares mixed after US, Japan data

2014-09-08 13:21

Asian markets have been mixed in holiday-thinned trade, the pound hit a 10-month low against the dollar on fears over Scottish independence.

JSE: All eyes on Reserve Bank report

2014-09-08 07:37

The JSE's most important event this week will be the release of the Reserve Bank’s quarterly bulletin, which is bound to deliver bad news on the economic front.

US stock index futures fall ahead of report

2014-09-05 14:17

US stock index futures have slipped, putting the S&P 500 on track for its first lower week out of five, as investors awaited the monthly employment report.

European shares dip after ECB rally

2014-09-05 14:00

European stocks have fallen as traders cashed in on recent gains, fuelled by fresh monetary stimulus in Europe, and awaited US jobs data.

JSE rises as Capitec sparkles

2014-09-04 18:00

South African stocks have extended their winning run to a fourth straight session, with Capitec leading the gainers after the lender flagged higher profits.

Hardly any movement on JSE

2014-09-04 14:21

Share prices have not moved much on the JSE during morning trade as the market is seeking direction.

JSE extends winning streak, Discovery shines

2014-09-03 18:12

Johannesburg stocks have followed major overseas markets higher, helping the main indices gain for a third straight day.

JSE puts in solid performance

2014-09-03 14:12

The JSE has edged upwards for the third day in a row, with good news about the Chinese and US economies contributing towards the more upbeat mood.

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