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.

German bonds hold gain amid wagers ECB to emphasise dovish bias

2016-06-02 09:34

German government bonds have held gains amid speculation that the ECB will emphasise officials are willing to extend stimulus if needed after a policy meeting.

Rand climbs after Gordhan reacts to arrest reports

2016-05-17 19:34

The rand rallied nearly 1% Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said reports of his alleged imminent arrest amounted to an attack on the Treasury.

US, European stocks mostly up after weak US job gains

2016-05-08 12:06

Wall Street stocks have finished modestly higher as investors grappled with US jobs data that showed a big drop in hiring in April.

World stocks eke out modest recovery

2016-05-05 19:11

European and American stocks have managed a half-hearted recovery after two days of heavy losses as concerns over slowing global growth continued to weigh.


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.

Asia stocks remain cautious ahead of Yellen speech

2016-05-27 07:47

Asia stocks have tilted slightly upwards but remained cautious ahead of a speech from the US central bank head and after a weak lead from Wall Street as oil pulled back.

Stocks drop amid flurry of earnings as oil falls

2016-05-13 10:24

European and Asian equities have fallen with US stock index futures, weighed down by weakening corporate earnings and subdued economic data.

Dollar rises despite mediocre US jobs report

2016-05-08 12:04

The dollar mostly climbed despite a mediocre US jobs report that did little to alter the Federal Reserve's go-slow policy on interest rate increases.

Carmakers drive Europe higher, ignore Asia losses

2016-05-02 16:27

European shares have pushed higher in holiday-thinned trading with shares in car manufacturers leading the way.

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