JSE erases gains and closes lower

2017-07-21 18:02

Rand hedge stocks dragged the JSE All-Share Index lower after the rand strengthened significantly against the US dollar.

Zim stocks on four-year high as investors pile into equities

2017-07-21 15:55

Zimbabwean stocks have closed on a four-year high as investors continued to pile into the equities market amid limited investment options and currency concerns.

European stocks head for weekly drop

2017-07-21 14:14

European exporters have extended declines, sending benchmark stock indices toward their first weekly drop since June.

Stock markets climb as ECB calms investors

2017-07-21 07:42

Stock markets have extended a rally as the European Central Bank calmed investors signalling no imminent end to its bond-buying policy.

JSE runs out of steam as major indices drift lower

2017-07-20 14:32

After a promising run early in the session, the JSE has lost some of its momentum with major shares and indices decreasing slightly.

Asian stocks maintain gains as BoJ keeps rate

2017-07-20 09:51

Asian equities have maintained their rally, rising to the highest since 2007 as the Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus program unchanged.

Earnings boost stocks, euro retreats as ECB meets

2017-07-19 15:57

Stocks have risen on earnings strength, with the S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index adding to record highs.

Even a bond rout can't scare investors away from Indonesia

2017-07-19 12:45

As local-currency bonds in Indonesia have joined the recent global debt selloff, Asset Management companies had a simple strategy: buy more.

China shares rise to 2015 high as financial shares gain

2017-07-19 08:52

Chinese stocks in Hong Kong have been headed toward an almost two-year high as rail and financial shares rallied. A measure of large caps climbed in mainland trading.

Yields in focus as stocks retest record highs

2017-07-19 07:47

Asian stocks have advanced and futures pointed to higher starts to UK and US equity trading as Treasuries steadied following a recent rally.


Stocks fall, dollar sinks as politics take a toll

2017-07-21 16:03

US stocks have opened lower and the euro climbed to its strongest level against the dollar since January 2015.

All-share index reaches highest level this year

2017-07-21 14:22

The top shares on the JSE have continude to receive support from strong overseas markets, with the All-share index reaching a new 52-week high in morning trade.

Asian stocks fall as focus shifts to Trump, Yellen after Draghi

2017-07-21 11:40

Asian equities have fallen for the first time in 10 days, as investors chose to take some profit off the table amid an investigation into US president Donald Trump.

US stocks steady with earnings after jobless data

2017-07-20 16:27

US stocks have been little changed after the S&P 500 climbed to a second successive record as investors follow earnings and economic data.

Stocks trade near record before ECB, dollar rises

2017-07-20 13:00

Central banks have once again been front and centre in global markets, with stocks trading near a record as investors await the ECB’s latest rate decision.

Stocks rise to record, BOJ holds policy before ECB

2017-07-20 07:30

Asian stocks have climbed for a ninth straight day, spurred by fresh all-time highs for US equities and as the Bank of Japan maintained its mega monetary stimulus.

Naspers surge lifts JSE

2017-07-19 14:09

Naspers, which represents more than 12% of the market value of the JSE, shot up by more than 1% in early trade and has been supporting all major indices on the local bourse.

Asian stocks extends gains ahead of ECB policy reviews

2017-07-19 12:00

Asian equities have risen to the highest level in almost 10 years as the euro weakened and US dollar remained near its one-year low.

Euro weakens ahead of meeting, stocks retest highs

2017-07-19 08:42

Stocks have advanced and index futures pointed higher in Europe and the US, while the euro came off a 14-month high ahead of the European Central Bank’s policy meeting.

Global stocks pressured by Trump health care reform setback

2017-07-19 07:39

Global stock markets have been pressured by worries about Trump's agenda after a proposed health care reform measure collapsed in Congress, raising concerns about prospects for his tax reform.

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