JSE gets fillip on talks about BAT deal

2016-10-21 13:58

Negotiations to create the world’s largest listed tobacco company have pushed industrials higher, with positive results for the rest of the market.

JSE up as market more at ease over Gordhan charges

2016-10-19 14:23

The mood on the JSE has lifted as investors are more at ease over fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, with all major indices trading modestly higher.

Industrial shares drag JSE down

2016-10-17 14:05

Comments from the Federal Reserve have affected share prices negatively, while on the JSE the dual-listed industrial stocks followed their European counterparts lower.

JSE slips as China data sours global mood

2016-10-13 14:29

A sharp decline in China’s trade data has sent global markets into a spin and the JSE followed suit, with major indices more than 1% lower at mid-morning.

Rand hedge stocks surge on shock Gordhan move

2016-10-11 14:02

The JSE's Financial index has fallen, while rand hedge shares rose sharply after news that Pravin Gordhan has been served a formal summons by the Hawks.

JSE lifts as world awaits US jobs data

2016-10-07 14:58

Global currency fluctuations, which also affect the rand, have been the main driver as markets await key US data, with share prices on the JSE rallying in morning trade.

JSE slips amid ECB policy concerns

2016-10-05 15:37

Global markets have been rattled by media reports about the possible withdrawal of the ECB's bond buying programme, and the JSE did not escape the uncertainty.

Finance sector continues to strengthen SA in global competitiveness

2016-10-04 06:27

South Africa ranks 47th out of 138 countries in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, but a number of shortcomings could limit competitiveness going forward.

JSE banking stocks slip amid Deutsche Bank jitters

2016-09-30 13:20

Concern about Deutsche Bank has dragged share prices down globally, and financial shares have also been the biggest losers on the JSE.

Steinhoff, Naspers shine as JSE stages modest rally

2016-09-28 14:11

Share prices on the JSE have risen on a broad front in response to a recovery on European markets, as the prospects of a banking crisis diminished somewhat.


JSE slides as market awaits political moves

2016-10-20 13:52

Share prices on the JSE have drifted slowly lower, with major indices opening sharply higher but prices then starting to move sideways

JSE rises in response to risk asset rally

2016-10-18 14:24

Share prices on the JSE have lifted in response to a global rebound in risk assets, with gold and resources higher but Industrials capped by the rampant rand.

Industrial shares score in JSE rally

2016-10-14 13:51

The Industrial index has been the big winner on the JSE, as solid data from China led to a sharp recovery in early trade with major indices then moving mostly sideways.

JSE posts slight rise as rand hedge shares shine

2016-10-12 13:42

Banking shares, which lost more than R34bn of their value on Tuesday, have continued their slide but at a much slower rate than the day before.

Strong rand dents industrial shares on JSE

2016-10-10 14:38

Share prices on the JSE have again fallen victim to the strong rand with the Industrial index, which includes most of the dual-listed shares, the biggest loser.

JSE up as US data cheers global markets

2016-10-06 14:26

All local indices - with the exception of the Industrial index - have lifted on perceptions that the global economic cycle appears to be rebounding for now.

JSE lifts on London market boost

2016-10-04 14:11

A strong run on the London Stock Exchange has pulled the JSE higher, despite the British pound’s slump to the lowest level in 31 years.

JSE in limbo as SABMiller departs All-share index

2016-10-03 13:46

The JSE has been treading water, with most of the dual-listed shares not moving much as investors rebalance portfolios after SABMiller's exit from the All-share index.

Sasol shines as JSE rallies on Opec output deal

2016-09-29 14:41

Sasol has been one of various star performers as the JSE staged a recovery in line with global markets, as energy shares pulled markets higher globally.

JSE loses ground as European markets reverse course

2016-09-27 14:10

The JSE has dipped after European markets reversed course mid-morning, as weakness in banks once again weighed on markets.

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