In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-05-30 07:00

A possible credit downgrade is not the only thing you should be concerned about this week. We look at what to expect from the markets.

Buoyant global markets boost JSE

2016-05-26 14:22

The JSE's All-share and Top 40 indices have strengthened further, supported by another resilient performance by Wall Street and higher European markets.

JSE rises despite emerging market downtrend

2016-05-24 13:01

Most major indices on the local market have moved higher again, despite various factors which should have forced share prices lower.

Resilient JSE recovers from Fed rate hike fears

2016-05-20 12:54

Major indices on the JSE have rallied strongly after the previous session's sell-off, sparked by indications that US interest rates could be raised sooner than expected.

SABMiller results lift JSE

2016-05-18 13:08

The JSE has responded positively to good results from SABMiller, remaining in positive territory in mid-morning trade as the weaker rand boosted the Industrial index.

JSE lags global recovery on commodity concerns

2016-05-17 13:21

The local market has been supported by the global recovery, but profit-taking as well as concerns about the sustainability of the commodities rally put a damper on the JSE.

JSE set to end week lower as economic prospects falter

2016-05-13 14:11

Share prices on the JSE have been lower for a third consecutive day, with financial shares hardest hit by the sober economic picture.

JSE remains vulnerable to further declines, warns OAM

2016-05-11 18:29

The JSE All Share index remains vulnerable to further declines as it appears to be dramatically over-priced, warns Overberg Asset Management.

Dual-listed shares shine on the JSE

2016-05-10 13:21

Investors on the JSE have been seeking safety in the big dual-listed shares, all of which were trading higher by mid-morning.

Negative global sentiment dents JSE

2016-05-06 13:50

Continuing negative sentiment on world markets is slowly pushing share prices on the JSE lower, with both the All-share and Top 40 indices down by mid-morning.


JSE's Naspers-fuelled rally fizzles out

2016-05-27 13:33

Naspers' surge to an all-time helped pull the Industrial index higher, but the overall market has lost momentum on profit-taking after a strong start.

JSE tracks global markets higher

2016-05-25 13:56

World markets have rallied to the highest level in two weeks and JSE investors were willing participants, with financial shares giving the strongest performance.

JSE slips as dollar puts commodities under pressure

2016-05-23 13:40

The JSE has been moderately lower as the strong dollar continued to put pressure on commodity prices, with the resources sector the big loser.

Gold bloodbath on JSE as US rate hike talk spooks markets

2016-05-19 13:13

Indications that a US interest rate hike is closer than most had expected caused havoc on global markets and the JSE, with resources and gold shares the biggest losers.

Altron suspends dividend amid ‘difficult conditions’

2016-05-18 11:22

Local technology group Altron has decided not to declare a dividend for its financial year ended February 29 as difficult tradition conditions bite.

JSE gets fillip from commodities rally

2016-05-16 12:46

The JSE has been stronger on a rally in commodity prices, with the gold and resources indices pulling the rest of the market higher.

US disappointment spills over to JSE

2016-05-12 13:32

The JSE, along with other world markets, has been reeling from the aftermath of very disappointing company results from some of the biggest consumer companies in the US.

Commodities in spotlight on lacklustre JSE

2016-05-11 14:33

Commodity shares have been back in the spotlight on the JSE, but all indices moved mostly sideways for most of the morning after some initial gains.

Moody's decision boosts JSE financial shares

2016-05-09 13:30

Financial shares on the JSE have made a welcome recovery after ratings agency Moody’s announcement that it would keep South Africa’s credit rating unchanged.

JSE tracks world markets lower

2016-05-04 13:37

The JSE has buckled under the wave of pessimism about the world’s economic prospects, which has a detrimental effect on share and commodity prices and EM currencies.

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