JSE tracks global markets firmer, rand skids

2017-10-18 18:31

The local bourse has firmed in line with global markets, while the rand edged lower following heightened political uncertainty.

European stock markets mostly upbeat

2017-10-18 14:11

European stock markets have mostly advanced, though Madrid fell as Spain threatened to suspend Catalonia's autonomy.

Hong Kong stocks eke out minor gains

2017-10-18 11:28

Hong Kong stocks have squeezed out a fifth straight gain following further records on Wall Street while Shanghai ticked higher as Chinese leaders kicked off a key meeting.

European stock markets rise at open

2017-10-18 10:20

Europe's major stock markets have risen at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.2% at 7 533.04 points.

Asia rally stutters but Tokyo extends surge into 12th day

2017-10-18 07:20

The rally on global markets slowed in Asia after another record on Wall Street, as eyes turn to a key meeting of China's leadership.

SHARE WATCH: Fast food industry in crisis

2017-10-17 14:20

Kirk Swart, share analyst at Overberg Asset Management, looks at the mounting pressures on the fast food industry in this week's share watch.

European equities stable at open

2017-10-17 10:10

Europe's major stock markets have steadied in opening deals.

Asian markets mostly up but dealers cautious after latest gains

2017-10-17 07:52

Asian equities have edged up but traders took a breather after recent strong gains, with more records on Wall St unable to spur buying, but the dollar built on the previous gains against the euro and pound.

US stocks rise as oil-linked shares bounce

2017-10-16 16:34

Petroleum-linked shares have bounced early on higher oil prices as US stocks rose into record territory ahead of major earnings and housing data releases this week.

JSE rallies on metal prices boost, global growth outlook

2017-10-16 13:58

The JSE has lifted in line with global stocks as metal prices in particular recovered on the global growth outlook and by mid-morning, the major indices were back at record levels.


Zuma Cabinet reshuffle makes modest ripples on JSE

2017-10-18 14:27

The latest Cabinet reshuffle has continued to cause ripples on the JSE, but these were modest compared to similar reshuffles in the past, suggesting that the market is taking a breather.

Asia rally ticks along as Tokyo extends surge to 12th day

2017-10-18 12:15

The rally on global markets have extended into Asia after another record on Wall Street, while eyes turn to a key meeting of China's leadership.

Stocks drift as dollar rally pauses, pound slips

2017-10-18 10:29

Stocks have treaded water as investors awaited the next catalyst, with central bankers due to speak and a deadline on Catalonia’s independence claim from Spain looming.

Dow briefly crosses 23 000 for 1st time

2017-10-18 07:26

The Dow has edged to a fresh record, briefly topping 23 000 points for the first time, following a batch of mostly good earnings.

JSE ends in the red amid Zuma's surprise reshuffle

2017-10-17 18:34

All the major indices closed in the red, coinciding with the surprise Cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma.

JSE takes breather after strong run

2017-10-17 13:53

Share prices on the JSE have dipped after a firm rally, with most of the major indices drifting slightly lower in morning trade.

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records as bank shares gain

2017-10-17 07:54

Wall Street stocks have jumped to fresh records, boosted by bank shares that were lifted by expectations that the Federal Reserve will again increase interest rates this year.

Fresh highs for JSE as global markets rally

2017-10-16 18:32

The JSE climbed higher to close at a record 58 309 points on Monday, boosted by buoyant gold and resource prices.

European stocks win oil boost but Madrid falls on Catalan woes

2017-10-16 14:03

Most European stock markets have risen on advancing oil prices, but Madrid sank on resurgent worries over the Catalan independence crisis.

Stocks in Asia advance after US inflation data

2017-10-16 09:22

Stocks in Asia have advanced with bonds after inflation data in the US added to evidence that global growth is continuing steadily.

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