Dollar, equities slide as Trump trade shows cracks

2017-03-27 15:53

US stocks have fallen with the dollar, while Treasuries rallied as investor doubts grew that US President Donald Trump will be able to implement his economic agenda.

Tokyo stocks open lower on strong yen

2017-03-27 07:34

Tokyo stocks have opened lower on a strong yen while Toshiba soared following reports that its troubled US nuclear unit is likely to start bankruptcy restructuring proceedings later this week.

Rand caps gains as JSE drifts aimlessly

2017-03-24 14:12

Share prices on the JSE have once again been in limbo as the strong rand continues to put a cap on the big dual-listed shares.

Asian traders on edge ahead of key US healthcare vote

2017-03-24 07:22

Asian investors have moved uneasily as they look to a delayed vote on US healthcare reform whose passage is seen as crucial to the future of Donald Trump's growth-drive agenda.

JSE in limbo as world holds breath over Obamacare bill

2017-03-23 13:47

The JSE has been treading water, with major indices moving very little and volumes low as the world waits to see if President Donald Trump succeeds in rolling back Obamacare.

Tokyo stocks end morning with gains

2017-03-23 07:35

Tokyo stocks have edged up, recovering slightly from the previous day's sharp losses but gains were capped by a strong yen while investors are looking ahead to a US healthcare vote.

US stocks end mostly higher ahead of legislative vote

2017-03-23 07:26

US stocks have mostly rebounded ahead of a key congressional vote on health care, but doubts about the prospects for President Trump's broader agenda weighed on European and Asian equities.

European stocks mirror global selloff

2017-03-22 11:08

European stocks have fallen, extending a decline, as investors questioned the extent to which US President Donald Trump can deliver on growth policies.

Tokyo stocks down at break as 'Trump rally' fizzles

2017-03-22 08:15

Tokyo stocks fell Wednesday morning, tracking losses on Wall Street which suffered its biggest drop of the year on concerns about US President Donald Trump's ability to advance his agenda in Washington.

Asia markets sink with Wall St on fears for Trump agenda

2017-03-22 07:36

Asian markets have tumbled, tracking a US and European sell-off as the Trump-fuelled surge in equities went into reverse on fears about the prospects for plans to fire US economy.


Resources gain on rand tank amid Gordhan recall

2017-03-27 13:54

Resources and other dual-listed shares have been somewhat stronger as the rand tumbled after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was recalled from an international roadshow.

Hong Kong stocks end morning with losses

2017-03-27 07:31

Hong Kong stocks have retreated with most other Asian markets as Trump's failure to push through his health reform bill fanned fears about his ability to deliver on tax cuts and infrastructure spending.

US stocks dip as health vote delayed

2017-03-24 07:27

US stocks have declined modestly after a vote postponing President Donald Trump's replacement health care plan, which has been seen as key support for Trump's broader agenda.

European stocks rise as banks exceed forecast

2017-03-23 14:01

European stocks have climbed, led by mining and bank shares, as lenders borrowed more than double what was forecast under the European Central Bank’s TLTRO program.

Global stock selloff eases as yen falls with gold

2017-03-23 10:53

A global equities selloff that spurred the biggest drop in shares since Donald Trump’s election have eased as investors stepped back before a key US vote on health care.

Asia markets enjoy small recovery after big losses

2017-03-23 07:30

Most Asian markets have edged up and the dollar saw a small recovery as investors tracked a bounce, with focus now on a crucial congressional vote on US healthcare reform today.

JSE wilts as investors join global flight to safe havens

2017-03-22 13:53

Global stock markets have been a sea of red and investors on the JSE also joined the flight to safety, buying bonds and precious metals.

Global stocks tumble after US selloff, yen gains

2017-03-22 11:03

Equities have tumbled across the globe after the S&P 500 Index fell the most since Donald Trump’s election, as stocks joined an unwinding of reflation trades.

Tokyo stocks down at break as Trump rally falters

2017-03-22 07:40

Tokyo stocks have fallen, tracking Wall Street's biggest loss of the year on concerns about US President Donald Trump's ability to advance his economy-boosting agenda in Washington.

US stocks post biggest drop of 2017 on doubts about Trump agenda

2017-03-22 07:34

Wall Street stocks have suffered their worst declines of the year as doubts increased about President Donald Trump's ability to advance his agenda in Washington.

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