Global markets rise on optimism over oil, Greece

2016-05-26 16:06

World stock markets have risen on optimism over $50 oil and Greece's debt deal, while traders eyed the G7 summit's opening in Japan.

European stocks halt advance after two-day rally

2016-05-26 10:33

European stocks have edged lower as investors weighed back-to-back gains that pushed equities to their highest level in almost a month.

US stocks rally continues as oil rises

2016-05-26 08:39

Wall Street stocks have scored strong gains for the second day in a row as investors took a positive view of higher oil prices and potentially higher US interest rates.

Global stocks extend rally

2016-05-25 15:19

European stocks have jumped, mirroring gains in Asia, as investors welcomed Greece's debt relief deal, bright German and US economic data.

Asia stocks surge on global rally as oil rebounds

2016-05-25 12:49

Asia stocks have jumped, building on a strong lead from Wall Street and Europe, and as investors adjusted to the prospect of a US rate hike in the near future.

European stocks rise further on US economic optimism

2016-05-25 09:43

European equities have climbed, extending their biggest advance in six weeks, as optimism grew the US economy is strong enough to withstand higher interest rates.

US, European stocks rally as 'Brexit' fears ease

2016-05-25 07:31

European stock markets have rebounded, led sharply higher by banking shares boosted by signs of waning chances that UK will vote to leave the European Union next month.

US stocks follow European markets higher

2016-05-24 16:21

Wall Street stocks have opened higher, joining a rally in Europe as bourses in Frankfurt, Paris and London rose by 1% or more.

Asian stocks extend global losses on oil price drop

2016-05-24 14:15

Asian stock markets have fallen in thin trading as falling oil prices deflated energy shares, while Singapore said it was kicking out a bank linked to Malaysia's 1MDB.

Chinese stocks fall for first time in three days

2016-05-24 10:23

China’s stocks have fallen for the first time in three days, led by commodity producers, amid speculation raw-material prices will extend declines.


Buoyant global markets boost JSE

2016-05-26 14:22

The JSE's All-share and Top 40 indices have strengthened further, supported by another resilient performance by Wall Street and higher European markets.

Asia stocks take breather, oil passes $50 a barrel

2016-05-26 08:45

Asia stocks have taken a breather after the previous session's rally, but energy firms were mostly up after oil surged past $50 a barrel for the first time this year.

US stocks extend rally as oil nearly $50/barrel

2016-05-25 15:52

Wall Street stocks have opened higher, extending the prior day's rally, as oil prices climbed near $50 a barrel.

JSE tracks global markets higher

2016-05-25 13:56

World markets have rallied to the highest level in two weeks and JSE investors were willing participants, with financial shares giving the strongest performance.

Global stocks rally with won, oil on US optimism

2016-05-25 10:05

Global equities have risen to a two-week high after US housing data spurred optimism the world’s largest economy can withstand higher interest rates.

Asia stocks surge on global rally as oil rebounds

2016-05-25 07:33

Asia stocks have jumped, building on a strong lead from Wall Street and Europe and as investors adjusted to the prospect of a US rate hike in the near future.

Just how local is JSE? Collocott examines foreign earnings as % of total earnings.

2016-05-25 05:30

An industry expert presents an in-depth analysis of just how local the companies listed on the Johannesburg securities exchange are.

European stocks rebound

2016-05-24 15:40

European stock markets have rebounded, as traders brushed off more warnings linked to Britain's upcoming referendum on EU membership.

JSE rises despite emerging market downtrend

2016-05-24 13:01

Most major indices on the local market have moved higher again, despite various factors which should have forced share prices lower.

European shares drop as Fed hike chances weigh

2016-05-24 10:16

European shares have declined for a second day as investors assessed further indications that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates as early as June.

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