ARTICLES RELATING TO EQUITIES

US stocks little changed amid earnings, Fed policy meeting

2016-07-26 16:17

US stocks were little changed as investors awaited a Federal Reserve update for clues on the trajectory of interest-rate increases and weighed earnings reports.

SHARE WATCH: Pokémon GO and the world of gaming

2016-07-26 11:18

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at Pokémon GO and the world of gaming in this week's five shares to watch.

Emerging stocks rise to highest in 11 months

2016-07-26 09:43

A gauge of emerging-market shares have risen to the highest in 11 months amid speculation policy makers will maintain a favourable environment for higher-yielding assets.

US markets tumble on sinking crude prices

2016-07-26 07:44

Another sharp fall in oil prices has pulled down energy stocks on Wall Street, pushing the main US indices to a loss after last week's record highs.

US markets open lower as Verizon buys Yahoo web assets

2016-07-25 16:34

US markets have opened slightly lower as investors absorbed word of Verizon Communications's acquisition of the web assets of troubled tech giant Yahoo for $4.83bn.

JSE follows world stocks higher despite tech glitch

2016-07-25 13:38

Renewed hope of policy easing from the world’s top central banks has supported global markets and the JSE followed enthusiastically.

Chinese shares eke out gain as volatility drops

2016-07-25 10:36

Chinese equities have swung between gains and losses for much of the day, with some energy companies declining amid a drop in crude prices.

European stocks advance with Ryanair jumping

2016-07-25 10:00

European equities have resumed their rise after their rally stalled in the past two sessions.

Chinese shares swing as consumer shares counter energy decline

2016-07-25 08:41

Chinese equities have swung between gains and losses, with some energy companies declining amid a drop in crude prices and consumer stocks eking out a gain.

JSE's R98bn foreign buy blunder

2016-07-25 00:24

A computer glitch has caused the JSE to hugely misrepresent foreign sellers of SA equities as net buyers of R98.10bn worth of local stocks from May to July 20.

 

Resources, gold shares recover on JSE

2016-07-26 14:57

Resources and gold shares, which both lost almost 5% over the previous seven days, have recovered on the JSE.

European stocks retreat with pound as yen soars

2016-07-26 10:07

European stocks have slipped, with oil and gas shares leading losses after BP’s profit missed estimates.

Asia markets move cautiously ahead of bank meetings

2016-07-26 07:46

Tokyo stocks have sank on a strong yen as traders await central bank meetings in Japan and the US, while other Asian markets fluctuated after a negative lead from Wall Street.

JSE error triggers SA puzzlement

2016-07-25 20:26

The unprecedented error by the JSE has everyone from stock analysts to economists and the SA Reserve Bank reassessing two whole months of data.

European equities rise on German data

2016-07-25 14:01

Most European stocks have risen, buoyed by resilient German business confidence, ahead of this week's Japanese and US interest rate decisions.

US index futures are little changed with S&P500 record

2016-07-25 13:33

US index futures has held steady, after equities capped their longest run of weekly gains since March amid optimism over corporate earnings.

Shapiro on R98bn JSE blunder: Stats don't mean anything

2016-07-25 10:00

Investors should not be alarmed by the JSE’s computer glitch that caused it to misrepresent foreign sellers of SA equities as net buyers of R98.10bn worth of stocks.

Emerging assets fall before Fed, BoJ policy meetings

2016-07-25 09:15

Emerging-market currencies and stocks have dropped on speculation Federal Reserve policy makers meeting this week will signal they are still on course to hike rates.

Asian traders wary ahead of bank meetings

2016-07-25 07:46

Japanese stocks have rallied again after another Wall Street record as dealers look ahead to central bank meetings, but other Asian markets struggled after racking up healthy gains.

US stocks open flat as Boeing retreats

2016-07-22 16:29

Wall Street stocks have treaded water as Boeing shares took a hit after the company announced that it would take a $2.1bn charge against second quarter earnings.

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