JSE soars, bucks global downtrend

2016-02-12 13:57

The global sell-off in equities which threatens to become a full blown bear market has continued, but for once the Johannesburg Stock Exchange did not follow.

Stronger rand supports bank stocks on JSE

2016-02-10 15:56

Stock prices in South African banks have followed their European counterparts higher as concerns about the health of banks hammered shares globally.

China worries spook JSE investors

2016-02-09 14:24

Concern about the global economy, and particularly the Chinese economy, has been the main theme on world markets and the JSE.

JSE rallies as weak dollar fuels resources

2016-02-04 14:07

The softer dollar was particularly good news for resources shares worldwide and on the JSE some resources shares moved spectacularly higher.

JSE shares move against global trends

2016-02-03 14:42

Share prices on the JSE has gone against the global trend and the major indices are still clinging to their modest gains.

Sarb rate hike bad news for rand

2016-02-02 19:04

Contrary to the Sarb’s best intentions the rate hike is bad news for the rand, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.

JSE shows strong recovery

2016-01-29 13:56

The strong recovery of share prices on the JSE has continued thanks to support the market received from a stronger rand, among other factors.

JSE recovery loses steam

2016-01-27 14:06

The JSE has lost some of the momentum gained in early trade, mainly due to the resources sector which shed more than 1% gained during the course of the morning.

Gold shares glitter as JSE dips on oil plunge

2016-01-26 14:32

Major indices on the JSE have lost up to 1% after another rout on world markets, but the Gold index gained over 8% as the weak rand boosted gold mining firms.

JSE bounces back from lows

2016-01-22 15:01

Global markets have recovered steeply, indicating they may be nearing the end of the current panic, while the JSE has also moved decisively from the previous day’s low.


Possible halt in Fed rate hikes impacts JSE

2016-02-11 12:05

Bets that the Federal Reserve could be done raising interest rates for 2016 had negative results for stock markets worldwide and the JSE followed global trends.

SA's low economic growth shrinking tax base

2016-02-09 21:00

SA’s low economic growth rate is weighing on the country’s credit worthiness by shrinking its tax base, says Overberg Asset Management.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-02-08 07:00

Last week, the JSE and the rand reached their highest levels this year. What can we expect from local and global markets this week?

Novare launches retail fund of hedge funds

2016-02-03 17:09

Independent investment company Novare has announced the launch of its retail fund of hedge funds product.

Newpark REIT Limited lists on the JSE

2016-02-03 11:45

Newpark REIT Limited has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, making it the second company to list on the JSE this year.

Gold, resources stem JSE slide

2016-02-01 13:53

Share prices on the JSE have drifted mostly lower as investors took profits after the strong surge towards the end of last week.

JSE stages strong comeback

2016-01-28 14:13

The JSE has made a firm recovery after its poor start to the year, and by midday the major indices were higher for the fourth consecutive day.

Rate hike: Will Sarb stick to 'gradualist' approach?

2016-01-26 19:40

Consensus forecasts suggest that the Monetary Policy Committee will raise the interest rate by 50 basis points, says Overberg Asset Management.

JSE sits out global rally

2016-01-25 13:56

The mood on world markets has lightened as Asian markets moved further away from the bear markets they faced last week. However, the JSE did not join in the fun.

JSE hovers near bear market on global market drop

2016-01-21 14:45

Oil prices gave up the gains of a short rally to reach new 13-year lows,sending stock markets worldwide in a tailspin and putting new pressure on the JSE.

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