SHARE WATCH: Diving into the rubbish bin

2017-01-23 15:34

This week’s share watch will look in the rubbish bin of 2016 to see if there are any shares that still offer value, according to stocks analyst Kirk Swart.

Hulamin shines as weak dollar caps resources gains

2017-01-23 13:44

The JSE has dipped sharply in line with global markets, with the All-share index again below the significant 50 000 point level.

China stock trading most muted since 1992

2017-01-23 09:11

Chinese stocks haven’t been so subdued since 1992 as government efforts to maintain stability as well as tightening liquidity deter traders.

Tokyo stocks lower by break after Trump speech

2017-01-23 07:35

Tokyo shares have tumbled with exporters hit by a pick-up in the yen as investors moved into the safe-haven unit owing to uncertainty after Donald Trump kicked off his presidency.

China shares erase weekly drop

2017-01-20 11:36

Chinese stocks have climbed, with a measure of small companies surging the most since October, amid speculation they will benefit from a plan to ease restrictions.

Tokyo stocks edge up with eyes on Trump inauguration

2017-01-20 07:44

Tokyo stocks have edged higher, casting off early losses, as investors focus on US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration later in the day.

US stocks, dollar fall ahead of Trump inauguration

2017-01-20 07:35

US stocks have retreated and the dollar has fallen against most currencies in the final session before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

European shares firm as dollar holds Yellen boost

2017-01-19 10:40

European stocks and the dollar have been firm in the wake of Janet Yellen saying the American economy is strong enough to warrant higher interest rates.

Tokyo stocks up at break, Toshiba dives on loss report

2017-01-19 07:47

Tokyo stocks have risen as exporters were boosted by a weaker yen, but Toshiba plunged on reports of huge losses in its US nuclear power business.

European stocks decline on Pearson forecast

2017-01-18 15:08

European shares have dropped as investors were shaken by Pearson cutting its profit forecast, which helped fuel concern that the outlook for earnings may be weaker.


Hulamin shines as weak dollar caps resources gains

2017-01-23 14:48

The weaker dollar has pushed global markets sharply lower but supported commodity prices, making the JSE one of few exchanges where share prices have risen.

Takata dives on bankruptcy restructuring fears

2017-01-23 13:26

Takata shares have been down on fears of a drawn out bankruptcy restructuring for the airbag maker at the centre of the biggest-ever auto safety recall.

Hong Kong stocks end morning marginally higher

2017-01-23 07:43

Hong Kong stocks have ended slightly higher, but early advances pared as investors tread nervously while waiting for Donald Trump to provide details of his plans for the US economy.

JSE jittery ahead of Trump inauguration speech

2017-01-20 13:42

All major indices on the JSE have been modestly lower as the world awaits clarification of Donald Trump's policies in his first speech as president of the US.

Europe stocks fall, dollar weak on Yellen comments

2017-01-20 11:14

European shares have declined while US futures gained as investors await the start of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Asian markets dip ahead of Trump, China growth slows

2017-01-20 07:36

Most Asian markets have turned lower as nervous investors await Donald Trump's inauguration, while there was little reaction showing a further slowdown in China's economic growth last year.

Resources resume strong run on JSE

2017-01-19 14:47

The three big dual-listed commodity giants have all again traded at new 52-week highs, but the rest of the market has however been more subdued.

Hong Kong stocks down after morning session

2017-01-19 07:55

Hong Kong stocks have retreated, following the previous day's sharp gains, while investors nervously await Donald Trump's inauguration speech as US president at the end of the week.

Wall Street getting scant guarantees as Trump takes office

2017-01-19 07:38

Wall Street has caught fire following Donald Trump's shock White House win in November, but will this largely speculative run fizzle after Trump takes office on Friday?

JSE lifts on greater global stability

2017-01-18 13:28

Greater stability on world markets has helped the JSE regain its upwards momentum, although gains have been quite modest.

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