European stocks close higher amid strong earnings

2015-07-29 19:08

Europe's main stock markets have closed higher, as traders reacted to a batch of strong company earnings updates ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.

European stocks climb amid earnings, before Fed

2015-07-29 14:45

Europe's main stock markets have risen, as traders reacted to a batch of company earnings updates ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.

China stocks fall for fourth day but declines ease

2015-07-29 10:15

China stocks have fallen for a fourth day but losses were more subdued than earlier in the week after Beijing reiterated its determination to stabilise its wild equity markets.

Greek bourse to reopen after ECB approval

2015-07-29 07:54

The Greek stock market will reopen on Wednesday or Thursday after a month-long shutdown but with restrictions on trading by local investors at the request of the European Central Bank.

Asian markets mostly recover from hefty sell-off

2015-07-29 07:44

Most Asia shares have risen as calm returned to global markets after a heavy sell-off at the start of the week, with investors taking a cue from a rally on Wall Street.

European stocks close up

2015-07-28 19:16

European equities have closed up, with London's FTSE 100 index gaining 0.77% to finish at 6 555.28 points.

US stocks open higher after upbeat Pfizer

2015-07-28 15:58

US stocks have opened higher after a batch of better-than expected earnings from Pfizer and as the Federal Reserve kicks off a two-day monetary policy meeting.

European shares climb at open

2015-07-28 13:13

European stocks have risen in opening deals, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top blue-chip companies up 0.53% at 6 539.76 points.

China shares sink again, Beijing scrambles

2015-07-28 09:00

Chinese shares have sunk more than 3%, as Beijing scrambled once again to stabilise a stock market whose wild gyrations have heightened fears.

Asian markets sink as Shanghai falls further

2015-07-28 07:34

Asian markets have tumbled further, dragged down by another huge sell-off in Shanghai a day after the mainland's heaviest one-day losses in over eight years.


US stocks up ahead of Fed statement

2015-07-29 16:04

US stocks have opened higher ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement while Twitter and online listings site Yelp plunged on disappointing earnings reports.

China stocks bounce back as stability is restored

2015-07-29 12:49

Chinese shares have bounced back more than 3%, as Beijing's latest efforts to prop up values restored a measure of stability to its unruly stock market.

European stock markets advance

2015-07-29 09:37

European shares have climbed, with Peugeot among the best-performers, as further signs of bid activity lifted the region's stock markets.

US stocks rise on earnings, oil bounce

2015-07-29 07:48

US stocks have snapped a five-day losing streak, posting strong gains after positive earnings from UPS and a big rally in petroleum-linked stocks.

Rand weakens despite interest rate hikes

2015-07-28 20:30

The hope that higher interest rates will lure foreign bond investors may be based on flawed thinking, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.

Chinese market dive pressures US stocks

2015-07-28 16:26

Wall Street equities have slid after a big drop in the Chinese stock market sparked worries about global economic growth.

China stocks end lower as Beijing renews support

2015-07-28 13:23

China stocks have ended lower in a volatile session, even as Beijing pledged to lend further support after stocks sank 8% in the previous session, raising concerns about financial stability.

European shares up after recent losses

2015-07-28 11:54

European shares have bounced back, lifted by strong company results and news of acquisitions after falling in the previous five sessions.

US equities fall as Chinese market dive rattles markets

2015-07-28 07:38

Wall Street equities have fallen after a big drop in the Chinese stock market sparked worries about global economic growth.

China to keep buying stocks amid market panic

2015-07-27 18:54

China will unleash more funds to stabilise its sharemarket, state media reports, after Shanghai stocks saw their biggest daily fall for more than eight years.

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