JSE edges up in tandem with world markets

2015-01-30 14:22

The previous session's share price drop on the JSE was nothing more than the market taking a breather, as the major indices continued their upward trend.

JSE runs out of steam after promising start

2015-01-28 14:24

Stocks on the JSE started the day like a sprinter racing from the starting blocks, but the market could not maintain the pace.

JSE makes modest gains

2015-01-26 14:05

Major industrial shares and dual-listed shares with big market capitalisations have edged higher on the JSE, pulling the market modestly higher.

Inflation drop boosts JSE

2015-01-21 14:05

The JSE has been lifted on news that inflation dropped dramatically last month, as the market edged higher for the third day in a row on ECB stimulus hopes.

Eurozone hopes lift JSE

2015-01-19 14:10

Share prices on the JSE have followed European and Asian markets higher on expectations that the ECB will do something to boost sagging eurozone economies.

JSE seeking direction after volatility

2015-01-16 14:00

Profit taking took place in early trade before bargain hunting started again, as share prices on the JSE seek direction after extreme volatility.

Bloodbath in JSE resources sector

2015-01-14 13:33

New concerns about the world economy has led to a bloodbath in the resources sector, with all the blue chip shares more than 5% lower on new 52-week lows.

Strong surge on JSE

2015-01-13 15:08

Share prices on the JSE have rallied strongly, after two sessions of sharp losses for no apparent reason other than investors seeing buying opportunities.

JSE stocks slides as valuation worries bite

2015-01-12 07:18

SA shares snapped a three-day winning streak, dropping 1.6% as investors took profit in Shoprite, Aspen Pharmacare and other index heavyweights,

JSE sees share sales holding 2014 bumper pace

2015-01-09 09:41

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange forecasts that stock sales in early 2015 will keep pace with the nine-year high set last year.

David Shapiro: Why the JSE is poised to boom in 2015 (with video)

2015-01-08 07:31

South Africa’s favourite stockbroker, David Shapiro of Sasfin, came to the studio today to talk about stock market booms and his favourite shares.

JSE share prices recover somewhat

2015-01-06 13:49

Financial and the big double-listed industrial shares, which were hardest hit by eurozone concerns, have gained the most ground after the previous day's sell-off.

JSE set for a challenging year

2015-01-05 07:28

It seems extra hard work will be needed this year to achieve good returns on the market, with commodity shares bombed out after decreases of up to 50% last year.

JSE Top-40 ends flat, adds 6% in 2014

2014-12-31 15:16

SA's benchmark index has clocked a 6% gain for the year and looks set for a volatile 2015, as a weak rand and lower commodity prices undermine investor confidence.

Gold prices fuel JSE run

2014-12-30 07:55

JSE stocks have climbed over 1% to close at a three-week high as investors snapped up bullion producers that have benefited from a recent rally in the spot price.

JSE ticks up on healthy US growth

2014-12-23 17:52

The stock market has strengthened, riding an optimistic wave created by encouraging US growth data that also lifted financial sector stocks.

Plenty of new blood heading SA's top firms

2014-12-23 12:48

In the past year, 17 of the JSE's top 100 companies brought in new CEOs, with the youngest leading the biggest of the pack.

SA stocks end tad lower, Sasol weighs

2014-12-22 18:11

South African stocks have fallen, dragged down by blue-chip heavyweight Sasol as the price of crude oil gave up earlier gains.

SA firms in share sale spurt for expansion

2014-12-22 14:21

JSE-listed companies have raised the most money from share sales in at least nine years in 2014 to fund expansions outside their home market.

SA stocks log biggest gain in nearly 6 years

2014-12-18 18:09

Sasol has led the charge as stocks on the JSE booked their biggest daily gain in nearly six years, swept along by a wave of positive global equity sentiment.

JSE set to end year on low-key note

2014-12-17 12:32

Investors on the JSE seem set to end the year with very modest returns, with nothing on the horizon to indicate the end of the current downward trend.

Six great reasons to invest in Reits

2014-12-15 14:47

Wondering what Reits are and whether you should invest in them? Here’s a quick primer to an investment option for steady capital gains and income growth.

JSE ends week on low as economic concerns bite

2014-12-15 07:41

The JSE has extended losses to close at its lowest weekly level in years as worries ignited fears that foreign investors might start changing their views on SA.

Oil keeps JSE investors on their toes

2014-12-11 14:11

The continuous drop in the oil price is making investors worldwide very nervous and stock markets are under pressure again, including the JSE.

Bargain hunting buoys JSE

2014-12-10 14:05

The JSE has stabilised, despite the fact that oil and commodity prices are still under the same pressure when the market experienced the biggest one day drop in a year.


JSE run ends on negative reaction to Fed news

2015-01-29 14:19

The run on the JSE over the last few days has come to a halt as markets worldwide gave a negative interpretation to the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy statement.

Resources, gold fuel JSE run

2015-01-27 16:17

The upward momentum on the JSE, which started last week, seems to be gaining real momentum.

JSE fails to sustain ECB boost

2015-01-23 13:24

Share prices on the JSE have started higher but then lost ground as the excitement around the massive capital injection into the eurozone’s economy wore off.

JSE stocks stay in the black

2015-01-20 14:31

Share prices on the JSE have just managed to stay in the black, despite economic news on a wide front showing that worldwide growth is slowing down.

SA stocks ease, look set for volatility

2015-01-18 11:28

South African stocks looked set to extend days of volatile trade on low oil prices and as investors remain skittish about emerging market assets.

JSE fails to sustain rally

2015-01-15 14:31

Bargain hunters stepped in after the previous day’s sharp drop in share prices on the JSE, but most of the enthusiasm was gone by midday.

JSE advances, led by gold producers

2015-01-13 18:07

Shares have risen amid expectations that EU policymakers will intervene to keep the eurozone from slipping into deflation, a move which should ease risk aversion.

Volatile JSE seeking direction

2015-01-12 13:54

Share prices on the JSE seem to be looking for direction, as all the major indices moved up and down in a band of about 0.75% in morning trade.

JSE share prices consolidate

2015-01-09 13:40

Share prices have consolidated on the JSE after a week in which the market lost almost half of last year's gains in a single day.

JSE rally continues

2015-01-08 14:22

South African stocks continued their recovery from the poor start to the week as markets worldwide rebounded on hopes of a eurozone economic stimulus programme.

Naspers shines on jittery JSE

2015-01-07 14:04

Naspers has again been the star performer on the JSE when it set a new high amid much uncertainty and volatility on the market.

JSE books biggest daily drop in over six years

2015-01-06 07:07

The Top 40 index has shedded 3.9% as investors worldwide dumped emerging market assets in the face of a resurgent dollar and falling oil prices.

Promising start fizzles out on JSE

2015-01-02 13:25

The JSE's promising start to the New Year lasted about 90 minutes before the market turned south, and by midday most of the gains of the brisk opening were lost.

Sasol leads JSE lower in pre-holiday trade

2014-12-24 13:50

SA stocks have ended a touch a lower in a shortened session ahead of the Christmas break, led by Sasol as the price of crude oil dropped below $61/barrel.

Bulls and bears give it a go on JSE

2014-12-23 13:53

Most investors are now on holiday, but the tug-of-war between the bulls and bears continues on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Plenty of new blood at the top of SA’s top companies

2014-12-23 12:38

Have been updating databases during this quiet period. The full list of CEOs of the JSE’s Top 100 Companies has just been published on Biznews.

JSE continues recovery rally

2014-12-22 14:51

The recovery on the JSE, which started toward the end of last week by the Federal Reserve's announcement on interest rates, has continued.

JSE moves sideways, Kumba surges

2014-12-19 18:42

The JSE has ended flat as a surge in companies, such as Kumba Iron Ore, was offset by a slide in others.

JSE rallies strongly on Fed news

2014-12-18 12:59

Share prices on the JSE have recovered sharply on news that the US Federal Reserve will keep American interest rates near zero percent.

6 reasons to invest in Reits

2014-12-17 08:11

Here’s a quick primer to an investment option for steady income growth.

Oil rally sparks Sasol surge

2014-12-15 14:25

A slight oil price recovery gave the JSE a push, helping it recover some of the sharp losses from earlier in the day when the market fell more than 1.5%.

Uncertainty on JSE continues

2014-12-12 14:28

The uncertainty on the JSE has continued, with financial shares being the biggest losers this time.

Gold stocks lead JSE rebound

2014-12-11 01:32

The JSE has rebounded, led by gold mining companies such as Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti which rose on the back of a firm gold price and a weaker rand.

JSE recovers after shares tumble

2014-12-09 14:37

Share prices on the JSE have tumbled, as investors realised that the economic picture does not look too rosy at the moment.

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