European stocks rise as miners, oil shares rally

2015-10-07 11:19

Commodity and oil producers have prolonged a winning streak, pushing European stocks higher for a fourth day, the longest stretch of gains since August.

China stocks in Hong Kong jump before markets open

2015-10-07 09:30

Chinese stocks in Hong Kong have been headed for their highest close in six weeks as investors wait for mainland markets to open.

US stocks up as DuPont surges

2015-10-06 16:40

An unexpected chief executive resignation at DuPont has lifted the Dow in early trade as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq edged higher.

European equities build on hefty gains

2015-10-06 14:00

European stock markets have mostly risen, building on hefty gains won in the previous session, while the aviation and beverage sectors were in focus.

Asian shares rise on fading Fed rate views

2015-10-06 10:49

Fading expectations that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year and a bounce in oil prices have helped lift Asian stocks to two-week highs.

European shares pause after biggest rise since Aug

2015-10-06 09:30

European shares have paused following strong gains in the previous session, with mixed corporate updates also providing little clear direction for the market.

European stocks soar as US interest rate fears recede

2015-10-06 07:50

European stock markets have pushed strongly as weak US data fuelled talk the US Federal Reserve would not hike interest rates any time soon.

US stocks climb with S&P 500 index rising

2015-10-05 16:00

US stocks have advanced, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rising for a fifth day, as investors speculated that the worst has been priced into shares.

European shares climb as Glencor lifts stocks

2015-10-05 09:53

European shares have risen, with Glencore and ArcelorMittal pushing up mining stocks and French economic data lifting the Paris stock market.

Hong Kong stocks 1.64% higher at midday

2015-10-05 07:42

Hong Kong stocks have been 1.64% higher by midday, boosted by weak US jobs data that suggested an imminent Fed rate hike is unlikely.


Wall St dips as third-quarter earnings season kicks off

2015-10-07 10:50

US stocks have fallen, ending a five-day winning streak, as investors focused on quarterly reports that are expected to reflect a dip in corporate earnings.

US internet stocks sink after EU ruling on data

2015-10-07 07:40

Major US internet firm shares have fallen after a top EU court ruling which could raise costs and operating difficulties for data-dependent companies

Sibanye's Aquarius offer gives JSE a boost

2015-10-06 14:09

News about Sibanye Gold's cash offer for Aquarius Platinum has lifted the Resources index, which also helped pull the All-share and Top 40 indices higher by midday.

European shares slip lower, led by Germany

2015-10-06 11:15

European shares have fallen following strong gains in the previous session, with Germany underperforming after reporting industrial orders unexpectedly fell.

Sun sets on gold as AngloGold close to exiting Top 40

2015-10-06 10:15

The JSE is close to relegating AngloGold in its Top 40 index, the latest sign of the precious metal losing its place in an economy it once dominated.

Oil gains as Russia set to meet with producers

2015-10-06 09:19

Oil prices have jumped after Russia said it was ready to meet with other producers to discuss the market, while world stock indices rose.

Wall St rises as investors eye rate hike delay

2015-10-06 07:45

US stocks have jumped, with the S&P 500 rising for the fifth day in a row as oil prices boosted energy stocks and investors bet the Fed would not hike rates in 2015..

Asia stocks gain as US jobs data dampen prospects

2015-10-05 10:30

Asian stocks have risen as expectations for a US interest rate hike this year faded after weaker-than-expected employment data.

SHARE WATCH: Focus on 5 exciting small caps

2015-10-05 08:38

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at some exciting small-cap stocks in this week's five shares to watch.

Weak US data hits European shares

2015-10-02 16:37

European shares have fallen after weak US jobs data, and Volkswagen stock lost more ground as a French investigation added to pressure.

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