JSE inches higher on the back of Naspers and firmer gold prices

2017-06-23 18:22

The JSE closed firmer as gold mining stocks and Naspers propelled the local bourse higher.

Asia markets end week on quiet note, US healthcare bill returns

2017-06-23 11:13

Asian markets have limped into the weekend, with energy firms still struggling after a bruising few days, while investors eye Donald Trump's revised healthcare bill.

China stocks decline as regulatory scrutiny worries investors

2017-06-23 07:50

Chinese stocks have fallen amid concern about a regulatory crackdown that has increased scrutiny on cross-border deals.

US stocks mixed as oil stabilises, dollar slips

2017-06-22 15:41

US stocks have sought to rebound from two days of losses as the bear market in crude prices showed signs of spilling into the broader market even as oil stabilised.

Yen climbs with gold amid oil rout, stocks mixed

2017-06-22 10:05

The yen has strengthened and gold has risen for a second day as oil languished in a bear market. Global stocks were mixed.

Energy firms take fresh hit but most Asia markets bounce

2017-06-22 07:45

Energy firms have once again sank in Asian trade after another plunge in oil prices as glut fears return, though most regional markets enjoyed a recovery from the previous day's sell-off.

US stocks mixed, oil halts drop as dollar slips

2017-06-21 16:20

US stocks have fluctuated after the biggest drop in a month as technology shares reasserted leadership to offset renewed selling in energy producers.

European stocks slide as banks lead declines

2017-06-21 10:00

European equities have fallen in a broad decline, heading for their worst back-to-back drop in a month, with lenders leading losses amid falling bond yields.

US stocks slip with oil, pound slumps

2017-06-20 15:53

US stocks have retreated from records as energy producers retreated after crude slid to a seven-month low.

JSE sinks on war of words between SARB and Public Protector

2017-06-20 12:55

All major indices have slipped in reaction to the war of words between the Public Protector and the SARB, with share prices falling over a wide front as investor confidence took a knock.


JSE treads water as investor confidence remains down

2017-06-23 14:11

Investor confidence remains low and most major indices on the JSE have lifted only slightly, except for the Resources index which was 0.15% lower by mid-morning.

Global stocks are mixed as oil swings, pound gains

2017-06-23 09:44

Global equities have been mixed after Federal Reserve speakers did little to alter projections for the path of interest rate, while oil fluctuated.

Rand strength sets tone for JSE slide

2017-06-22 17:51

The rand strengthened causing rand hedge stocks to trade under pressure, which dragged the overall index lower.

Resources slide on continued Mining Charter doubts

2017-06-22 12:46

Although the Gold index has rallied strongly after recent huge losses, the resources sector has slipped with the dust not yet settled over the controversial new Mining Charter.

Complacency is main stock market risk for India

2017-06-22 09:08

Investors are throwing caution to the wind on expectations Indian stocks will continue to rally on strong domestic buying.

JSE reverses earlier losses to close firmer

2017-06-21 18:21

The JSE closed in positive territory, while the rand was caught again in volatile trade as the US dollar lost some ground.

China shares rise after mainland stocks win inclusion by MSCI

2017-06-21 10:15

China’s stocks have risen after MSCI’s decision to include the nation’s domestic equities in its benchmark indices.

Asian stocks hit by energy firms as oil dives, Shanghai muted

2017-06-21 07:48

Another sell-off in energy firms have dragged Asian markets lower, tracking hefty losses on Wall Street as oil prices tanked, while Shanghai was muted despite MSCI's decision to include mainland-listed firms in index.

Europe stocks little changed as energy stocks fall with oil

2017-06-20 13:15

European stocks have been little changed, trimming earlier gains, as losses in energy and mining shares offset an advance in consumer staples.

China's surging bonds show angst about a cash crunch is easing

2017-06-20 09:49

China’s liquidity indicators are flagging that concerns over a cash crunch come end-June may be overdone.

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