JSE jittery ahead of US rate talks

2014-09-16 13:33

The JSE has not been able to escape the uncertainty on global markets ahead of the Federal Reserve’s open market committee meeting on monetary policy.

SABMiller takeover talk lifts JSE

2014-09-15 14:15

The local bourse was boosted by news that SABMiller, the JSE's second-biggest firm, may face a takeover bid from the world’s biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev.

What to watch on the JSE

2014-09-15 05:00

Apart from the significant SA Reserve Bank meeting this week, Statistics SA will announce consumer inflation figures and retail sales data.

Aimless JSE focuses on cell firms

2014-09-12 13:59

Technical analysts say various negative factors are holding the markets back, but these are not strong enough to force a major revaluation of share prices.

JSE shows modest gains in unsettled market

2014-09-11 14:32

The JSE continued moving in a narrow range, as investors remain uncertain about moving the market forward in usettled circumstances.

Harsh economic reality hits JSE

2014-09-10 12:13

The reality that the economy is in dire straits seems to be hitting home, with all major JSE indices down and gold again the biggest loser.

JSE up as dual-listed shares rally

2014-09-09 14:00

The JSE has been marginally stronger, despite worse-than-expected news on the current account deficit which sent the rand in a tailspin.

JSE: All eyes on Reserve Bank report

2014-09-08 07:37

The JSE's most important event this week will be the release of the Reserve Bank’s quarterly bulletin, which is bound to deliver bad news on the economic front.

JSE ends four-day run

2014-09-05 14:16

Gold shares have been the biggest losers as the JSE’s run of the previous four days came to an abrupt halt, while base metals were still under pressure.

Hardly any movement on JSE

2014-09-04 14:21

Share prices have not moved much on the JSE during morning trade as the market is seeking direction.

JSE puts in solid performance

2014-09-03 14:12

The JSE has edged upwards for the third day in a row, with good news about the Chinese and US economies contributing towards the more upbeat mood.

Resources, financial sectors shine on JSE

2014-09-02 13:53

Bargain hunters have come to the fore on the JSE to give its major indices a modest, but very welcome, boost.

Dire economy set to eat into company earnings

2014-09-01 14:03

Last week’s downward trend on the JSE has come to a halt, but the reality that the economy is in dire straits is beginning to take its toll on company earnings.

JSE logs first monthly decline since January

2014-08-29 18:18

South African stocks have wrapped up the month on weak, with the main indices posted their first monthly decline since January.

Platinum producers weigh on JSE

2014-08-28 18:09

South African stocks have been on the back foot, dragged lower by platinum miners after the world's second-biggest producer Impala posted a sharp fall in earnings.

JSE snaps two-day winning streak

2014-08-27 18:35

South African stocks have ended slightly lower as miners came under pressure from a stronger rand and faltering metal prices.

JSE rises as economy ducks recession

2014-08-26 18:22

Shares on the Johannesburg bourse have ticked higher as news the economy had avoided sinking into a recession sent a sigh of relief through the markets.

JSE eyes growth figures for direction

2014-08-25 14:05

Analysts have predicted a modest recovery on the JSE, but nothing transpired as investors are apparently waiting for SA’s latest growth figures.

JSE desperately seeking direction

2014-08-22 14:34

A directionless JSE failed to follow Wall Street's record-breaking lead, with major indices hardly moving for the second day in a row.

Calmness returns to JSE

2014-08-21 13:34

Banking shares have recovered from the hammering following a Moody's downgrade, but the Resources index is still losing ground led by BHP Billiton.

JSE drops, spurred by BHP Billiton

2014-08-19 18:09

South African stocks have been down, with mining companies taking the most points off the index after BHP Billiton announced plans to spin off businesses worth.

JSE ticks up, led by platinum producers

2014-08-18 18:19

South African stocks have posted a second straight session of gains, led by the world's top platinum mining companies.

Faltering economy to weigh on share prices

2014-08-17 17:48

Uncertainty over international markets and more signs of a faltering SA economy are bound to weigh on JSE share prices.

BHP Billiton pushes JSE resources up

2014-08-15 14:25

BHP Billiton’s intention to list some of its entities in a separate company and wave SA good bye, pushed the JSE’s resources sector higher.

JSE stumbles, dragged by resources

2014-08-13 18:03

South African stocks have fallen for a second straight session as global metal prices hit new lows on downbeat data from China.


SABMiller, AngloGold pull JSE higher

2014-09-15 18:14

Shares have climbed after heavyweights such SABMiller and AngloGold Ashanti helped prop up an otherwise saggy market.

JSE says issues resolved

2014-09-15 11:10

The JSE has apologised for the delay of the opening of its equity market due to a network issue, but says it has solved the problem.

JSE flat, AngloGold recovers after slump

2014-09-12 18:10

Shares have ended flat, but AngloGold Ashanti regained some of the sharp losses posted this week triggered by a planned demerger and $2.1bn rights issue.

JSE lower, but Steinhoff shines

2014-09-11 18:09

Stocks have inched lower as a solid performance by Steinhoff was offset by a sharp fall in Vodacom after Credit Suisse cut its rating on the mobile operator.

AngloGold drags JSE lower

2014-09-10 18:26

AngloGold Ashanti has weighed down on stocks after saying it would be splitting its domestic and global operations and seek $2.1bn in a rights issue.

JSE inches higher, but FirstRand slumps

2014-09-09 18:15

Stocks have ended slightly higher as the weaker rand prompted investors to pile into miners and other companies with extensive overseas operations.

JSE quiet as market awaits Reserve Bank data

2014-09-08 12:42

Most JSE indices hardly moved as the market waits for fresh economic indications, with a widening of the current account deficit a particular worry.

JSE falls as iron ore producers take a beating

2014-09-05 18:17

Stocks have slipped 0.6%, with shares of ore producers hammered as prices of the steel-making ingredient hit a five-year low.

JSE rises as Capitec sparkles

2014-09-04 18:00

South African stocks have extended their winning run to a fourth straight session, with Capitec leading the gainers after the lender flagged higher profits.

JSE extends winning streak, Discovery shines

2014-09-03 18:12

Johannesburg stocks have followed major overseas markets higher, helping the main indices gain for a third straight day.

JSE up as investors buy into retailers

2014-09-02 19:24

Stocks have ended in the black led by construction materials seller Cashbuild and upscale food and clothing retailer Woolworths.

JSE advances as Bidvest jumps

2014-09-01 18:01

Stocks have ticked higher as Bidvest Holdings advanced after the industrial conglomerate announced it could list its food unit in London.

JSE downward trend seems set to continue

2014-09-01 07:33

There are indications that the JSE is set to slip further, while global geopolitical uncertainty may continue to give gold a fillip.

JSE feels market ripples from Ukraine tension

2014-08-29 13:32

Renewed tension in the Ukraine has put a damper on stock markets worldwide, and the JSE did not escape as investors shied away from high-risk emerging markets.

Resources lead JSE lower

2014-08-28 14:21

Resources stocks have led the JSE lower for the second consecutive day, as the share prices of iron producers are hovering around record lows.

JSE set to miss emerging markets boat

2014-08-27 13:53

The inflow of foreign money into other developing markets did not reach SA, as jitters about the economy kept the two major indices unchanged.

Pinnacle leads JSE higher

2014-08-25 18:19

South African stocks have surged, led by Pinnacle which increased over 40% after attempted bribery charges against an executive director were dropped.

JSE down, but Adcock surges

2014-08-22 18:58

South African stocks have fallen in line with global markets as Ukraine tensions escalate, but Adcock Ingram ticked up as Bidvest seeks to raise its stake.

JSE little changed, retailers rebound

2014-08-21 18:01

Stocks on the JSE have ended little changed as investors weighed downbeat data on business activity in China that hit metal prices.

Moody's downgrade spooks JSE investors

2014-08-20 12:48

Moody’s decision to cut the local currency deposit rating for SA’s big four banks, has not only knocked their share prices, but pushed the rest of the JSE lower.

BHP, Shoprite knock JSE

2014-08-19 13:58

The JSE has reacted negatively to the results of two of the biggest shares on the market, which set the tone for the day’s trading.

Financials firm despite Capitec bruising

2014-08-18 13:13

Moody’s downgrade of Capitec has done some serious damage to the local bank’s share price, but it didn't undermine investor confidence in the rest of the JSE.

JSE inches higher tracking global markets

2014-08-15 19:34

Johannesburg-listed shares have ticked up, tracking European markets which climbed on expectation for more central bank stimulus after weak data from the region.

JSE down, Naspers retreats from record high

2014-08-14 17:41

South African stocks have fallen for a third straight session after a slew of financial results knocked prices of companies such as Standard Bank and Harmony Gold.

JSE ticks up after weak spell

2014-08-11 18:18

South African stocks have edged up, tracking global markets with mining firms being among the top gainers.

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