JSE slides into slow descent

2015-11-25 14:40

Share prices on the JSE have drifted lower as the major indices seem unable to breach important resistance levels, adding to selling pressure

Asia stocks stumble on geopolitical tensions

2015-11-25 11:26

Asian stocks have been on edge as geopolitical tensions flared after Turkey downed a Russian fighter jet, while crude oil prices extended gains.

Chinese stocks rise to two-week high

2015-11-25 09:26

Chinese stocks have risen to a two-week high as volatility slumped amid growing investor confidence state intervention has stabilized equities.

US stocks fall after Russian war plane shot down

2015-11-24 19:12

US stocks have slipped in early trade, joining European markets in retreating following news that Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border.

Travel sector stocks rocked on terror fears

2015-11-24 15:28

Heightened terror fears have battered tourism sector stocks, with airlines especially affected after the US issued a travel warning.

Chinese stocks rebound as brokerages gain

2015-11-24 10:28

Chinese stocks have risen, erasing losses, as brokerages rallied on speculation the government will allow them to freely conduct proprietary trading.

Miner stocks fall in Asia as commodity prices sink

2015-11-24 07:34

Australian companies have led losses in Asian mining and energy firms, as metals prices slip further on slack demand and a strong dollar.

European stocks pare drop as oil rises

2015-11-23 15:50

European stocks have pared declines as oil prices reversed earlier losses following a report that Saudi Arabia is willing to cooperate with other producers.

JSE down as US rate hike confidence grows

2015-11-23 14:00

All major JSE indices have slipped amid growing confidence of a US Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December, with resources and gold the biggest losers.

Asian shares, dollar rise on US rate hike prospect

2015-11-23 10:03

Growing confidence that the US will raise interest rates has boosted the dollar in Asia, where shares took heart from a rally on Wall Street.


European stocks rise with bonds before US data

2015-11-25 13:42

European shares have risen from a one-week low as investors turned away from geopolitical tension to focus on US data.

European stock markets rebound at open

2015-11-25 10:50

Europe's main stock markets have risen at the start of trading, rebounding slightly from hefty losses the previous day.

Asia airlines hit as Turkey jet strike sparks geopolitical fear

2015-11-25 07:42

Asian markets have retreated, with airlines taking a hit as dealers fret over increased geopolitical tensions following the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey.

JSE down as investors eye US growth data

2015-11-24 15:43

The attention on the JSE has been more focused on the growth data from the US than on local growth figures as investors search for rate hike clues.

European stock markets drop at open

2015-11-24 11:03

Europe's main stock markets have fallen at the start of trading, extending the previous day's losses, as investors seek shelter from tumbling commodity prices.

US, European stocks dip, Pfizer, Allergan to merge

2015-11-24 07:51

US and European stocks have declined, giving back a fraction of last week's rally as drugmakers Pfizer and Allergan unveiled a mega-merger to open the week.

US stocks up as Pfizer, Allergan merger in focus

2015-11-23 18:32

US stocks edged mostly higher in early trade, with a record-breaking $160bn drug merger deal between Pfizer and Ireland-based Allergan drawing attention.

Sliding commodity prices hit stock markets

2015-11-23 15:13

London's stock market has dropped, as sliding metals and oil prices hurt heavyweight mining and energy companies.

Chinese stocks fall on restart of IPOs

2015-11-23 10:17

Chinese stocks have fallen as Guotai Junan International plunged in Hong Kong, while technology companies slumped in Shanghai.

Global markets push higher after week darkened by terror

2015-11-23 07:27

Global stock markets have pushed higher to end a nervous week during which investors demonstrated a feisty resilience amid a cloud of terror.

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