Wall St. lower as US jobless rate falls to 4.9%

2016-02-05 19:15

Wall Street stocks have opened lower as fresh data on the US jobs market added some support for another interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

Mining rally questioned amid metal glut

2016-02-05 09:52

The best two days for mining companies since the depths of the recession might be the end of the good times as the gluts across metals keep prices low.

US stocks gain ahead of jobs report

2016-02-05 07:37

Wall Street stocks have finished modestly higher despite another drop in oil prices ahead of Friday's eagerly anticipated US jobs report for January.

JSE rallies as weak dollar fuels resources

2016-02-04 14:07

The softer dollar was particularly good news for resources shares worldwide and on the JSE some resources shares moved spectacularly higher.

Asian stocks rise as energy producers rally on oil

2016-02-04 11:01

Asian stocks have risen, with the regional benchmark index heading for its first advance in three days, as energy and raw-material producers gained.

Dow, S&P 500 rise with oil, Nasdaq falls

2016-02-04 07:36

Energy and industrial names have surged with rising oil prices, but the Nasdaq finished lower as Google parent Alphabet and some other leading technology firms retreated.

JSE shares move against global trends

2016-02-03 14:42

Share prices on the JSE has gone against the global trend and the major indices are still clinging to their modest gains.

Energy, insurance firms lead sell-off in Hong Kong stocks

2016-02-03 09:11

Hong Kong stocks have plunged as another sell-off in oil hammered energy firms, while insurance companies were also hit by a report China may clamp down on overseas cover purchase.

US stocks fall as oil crash hits Exxon

2016-02-02 19:56

US stocks have tumbled as ExxonMobil and other petroleum companies reported weak earnings due to the oil rout.

European stocks fall for 2nd day as BP, UBS drop

2016-02-02 10:50

European stocks have declined as oil deepened a drop and investors weighed earnings from companies including BP and UBS Group AG.


European shares fall as investors assess earnings

2016-02-05 11:23

European shares have headed for a fifth day of losses as investors assessed earnings reports, while awaiting data on US payrolls.

Chinese stocks head for best week since December

2016-02-05 09:33

Chinese stocks have headed for their biggest weekly gain this year as liquidity injections by the central bank and a stronger yuan helped stem the worst equity rout.

SA mining stocks gains most in 6 weeks

2016-02-04 20:30

South African mining stocks gained the most in six weeks as a slump in the dollar made commodities priced in the US currency more attractive to investors.

Kuwait stocks rise on news of Americana sale

2016-02-04 13:03

The Kuwait Stock Exchange have surged on news that the emirate's wealthiest family has agreed to sell its majority stake in Americana food company.

European stock markets rebound at open

2016-02-04 10:51

Europe's main stock markets have rallied at the start of trading, rebounding from heavy falls the previous session as world equities extend a run of volatility.

US stocks fall as service-sector growth slows

2016-02-03 18:05

Wall Street stocks have tumbled into negative territory after the monthly ISM report showed slowing growth in the US services sector in January.

European stock markets fall further at open

2016-02-03 10:25

Europe's main stock markets have dropped once more at the start of trading following another rout across Asia.

US stocks drop as oil tumbles, Nasdaq -2.2%

2016-02-03 07:41

US stocks have fallen sharply, tumbling with European equities as another drop in oil prices underscored worries about global growth.

Tokyo shares fall as energy stocks take a hammering

2016-02-02 12:19

Tokyo shares have fallen as energy firms suffered heavy losses after oil resumed its downward spiral, and a rally fuelled by the Bank of Japan's latest policy moves faded.

China stocks rally as central bank injects cash

2016-02-02 10:25

Chinese stocks have climbed in light trading, led by technology and industrial companies, as the central bank injected cash into the financial system.

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