Stocks gain as Apple earnings boost sentiment

2016-07-27 15:59

European stocks have risen with US equity-index futures as Apple’s earnings fuelled optimism over the outlook for the global economy.

Asian markets slip as post-Brexit rally fades

2016-07-05 07:52

Asian markets have mostly fallen as a week-long rally finally came to an end with traders cashing in profits and awaiting developments in Britain's preparation to leave the EU.

Global stocks rise on hopes for post-Brexit stimulus

2016-07-03 10:45

Global stocks inched higher again as worries about the British exit from the European Union continued to recede amid expectations of more stimulus from central banks.

Euro climbs vs dollar, pound slides

2016-07-03 10:16

The euro has eaped against the dollar as the market continued to rebound from Brexit slumps, while the pound resumed its slide on fears of credit easing.

US stocks plunge on Brexit; Dow drops 610 points

2016-06-26 13:19

US stocks have dived after Britain's surprise vote to leave the European Union, joining a global equity rout amid rising uncertainty about the future of Europe.

US stock futures tumble amid post-Brexit global selloff

2016-06-24 09:06

US stock futures have plunged, triggering a brief trading curb as the UK’s Brexit vote fanned speculation that a divided Europe would damage already fragile global growth.

Brexit looms over Europe as growth and inflation remain elusive

2016-06-23 11:55

Growth in the euro area’s private sector has slowed more than economists predicted in June, with firms expressing fears about uncertainty ahead of the UK’s Brexit vote.

Tshwane violence worrying - economist

2016-06-22 09:17

Although intra-ANC violence is currently being ignored by markets trading on external factors, it remains worrying, says an emerging markets economist.

Apple, other tech names hit as US stocks fall

2016-06-19 11:28

US stocks sat out an global equity rally that lifted shares in Europe and Asia, with the Nasdaq sinking due to weakness in Apple and other big tech names.

Stocks retreat with oil as record-low bond yields point to angst

2016-06-10 14:21

Caution prevails as the week draws to a close, with global stocks headed for their biggest two-day decline in a month and bond yields at record lows.


Banks, Tesla tumble as US stocks retreat

2016-07-05 16:55

US stocks have retreated in early trade as banks fell and electric-car maker Tesla Motors was hit by selling after disappointing production figures.

Tokyo stocks close higher

2016-07-04 16:35

Tokyo stocks have closed higher, marking a sixth-straight winning session for the benchmark index as traders cast off early losses to extend a global rally.

US stocks rise for 4th straight day

2016-07-03 10:30

Wall Street stocks picked up following better-than-expected US manufacturing data as worries about the British exit from the European Union continued to recede.

US stocks rise again as Brexit fears fade

2016-07-01 07:26

US stocks posted gains for the third straight session as worries continued to diminish about the economic hit to the US from the British exit of the European Union.

US stocks tumble on Brexit vote

2016-06-24 17:42

US stocks have tumbled in early trade with banking equities suffering especially deep losses, joining an international rout after Britain's surprise vote.

US stocks rally as Britons vote on Brexit

2016-06-23 17:35

Wall Street stocks have shown a marked increase in early trade with banking shares especially strong as Britons vote on staying in the European Union.

Global stocks trade near week-high before Brexit vote

2016-06-22 12:32

Global equities have traded near a one-week high and the pound approached its strongest level in five months a day before Britons vote on membership in the EU.

US regulator approves new IEX stock exchange

2016-06-19 14:24

US regulators have given trading group IEX a green light to launch a new stock exchange, which will operate at a slightly slower speed of trading.

Pound rallies as Brexit fears ease

2016-06-19 09:55

The pound has rallied as investors swung their bets to Britain voting to remain in the European Union.

US stocks follow European shares down

2016-06-09 16:10

US stocks have opened lower, following European bourses downward after ECB chief called on eurozone countries to immediately enact fiscal stimulus.

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