JSE ends lower, naira hits MTN

2014-11-26 18:13

South African stocks have slipped, driven by losses in Africa's largest telecoms operator MTN after the devaluation of the Nigerian currency.

Gold, resources rally on JSE

2014-11-26 13:54

Gold and Resources have been trading higher after being in the red the previous two days, but volatility is increasing as investors look for a way forward.

Steinhoff transaction dominates JSE

2014-11-25 14:23

Steinhoff International enjoyed favour on the JSE while the picture was not so bright for the rest of the market, with most major indices again heading south.

JSE recoups early losses

2014-11-24 14:09

The tug of war between profit takers and bargain hunters has continued on the JSE, with no clear sign of which side is winning.

Guptas to list energy company on JSE

2014-11-23 16:34

The Gupta family intend listing a uranium mine on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange to raise R800m.

JSE volatility on the rise

2014-11-21 14:12

After a steep fall through key resistance levels, all major indices on the JSE have rallied sharply with most of the previous day's losses recovered.

JSE resources dip below key resistance level

2014-11-20 14:42

Stocks lost further traction and analysts warned major indices are moving towards important resistant levels for the market's upward momentum.

Resources, Industrials weigh on JSE

2014-11-19 13:39

The consolidation on the JSE has continued for the third day in a row after last week's strong recovery run.

Profit-taking continues on overbought JSE

2014-11-18 14:03

Long-term prospects for some sectors are improving, but analysts warn further profit-taking is possible as short-term indicators are incredibly stretched.

JSE week ahead: All eyes on rates announcement

2014-11-17 07:37

The most important event in the coming week will be the Reserve Bank's announcement of any interest rates changes, while it will also be a full week for company results.

Naspers jumps, China news hits commodities

2014-11-14 14:15

Commodity shares on the JSE have been dealt a blow on news that China is set to place tariffs on raw materials, while Naspers reached another all-time high.

Naspers lifts JSE

2014-11-13 14:28

The Naspers share price has flirted with a new all-time high which pulled all major indices higher, though resources and gold shares remained in the doldrums.

JSE eases off after four-week charge

2014-11-11 18:47

South African stocks have ended a four-week bull run amid concerns about falling metal prices, ratings downgrades and a broader emerging market sell-off.

Resources rout puts lid on JSE party

2014-11-11 13:48

The party on the JSE came to a sudden halt, when investors in resources shares decided to cash in the profits they made over the last few days.

Resources benefit from soft rand on JSE

2014-11-10 13:54

Resources stocks on the JSE have continued to benefit from a weak rand, with gold and platinum shares continuing their strong comeback.

Richemont leads JSE higher

2014-11-07 18:21

Shares of Richemont has taken the JSE, as investors overlooked disappointing first-half results, focusing instead on value in a stock seen as oversold.

Business data boosts JSE industrials

2014-11-05 14:20

After the recent technical recoveries from oversold positions, the JSE's attention has swung firmly back to poor global economic prospects.

JSE takes a breather

2014-11-04 14:53

The JSE has taken a breather and analysts say the upside potential for the immediate future is limited after the strong recovery run of the last few days.

Financials fuel JSE rebound

2014-10-31 13:48

Investors on the JSE have not given up on a rebound in share prices after the losses of the past few weeks.

JSE advances as investors bet on dovish Fed

2014-10-29 18:14

Stocks have ticked up as investors bought everything from banks to retailers, betting the US Federal Reserve would announce plans to delay interest rate hikes.

JSE indices gather strength

2014-10-28 14:41

Most major JSE indices have been much stronger and are fast approaching important resistance levels to be breached if upwards momentum is to be sustainable.

JSE fails to pull off rally

2014-10-27 14:22

Major JSE indices have made another hesitant effort to turn the negative market trend around, but lost almost half the gains made shortly after the opening.

JSE ends lower

2014-10-24 19:24

South African stocks have fallen for a third straight session, with iron ore producer Assore being the biggest decliner among blue chips.

JSE drifts lower, MTN weighs

2014-10-23 17:59

South African shares have ended in the red, dragged lower by MTN, which surprised investors with news it was struggling to sign on new subscribers in Nigeria.


Lonmin completes BEE credits

2014-11-26 15:46

Platinum producer Lonmin has completed three deals to make up its remaining 8% black economic empowerment credits, it says.

JSE ends lower, Steinhoff sparkles on deal

2014-11-25 18:31

South African stocks have closed lower, but Steinhoff jumped after the furniture firm unveiled a $5.7bn deal to enter the apparel market.

JSE slightly lower, led by mines

2014-11-24 18:34

South African stocks have ended lower, weighed down by mining shares, but strong gains by Naspers and Netcare kept the overall falls in check.

JSE – Market awaits news on GDP formula

2014-11-24 06:00

The week ahead will see the release of some figures as well as the announcement of the GDP to be calculated according to a new and improved formula.

JSE soars, miners lead the climb

2014-11-21 18:02

South African stocks edged higehr by more than 3% led by mining companies and tracking global markets after China cut interest rates to spur growth.

JSE hit by global sell-off, ascendant rand

2014-11-20 20:42

South African stocks have logged their biggest one-day decline in a month, owing to weak overseas economic data and a firmer rand.

Iron ore producers drag JSE lower

2014-11-19 18:42

South African stocks have dipped, weighed down by iron ore companies after the price of the steel-making ingredient fell to a fresh five-year low.

JSE edges lower, PPC fails to impress

2014-11-18 18:33

South African stocks have fallen as cement maker PPC slid the most in more than a year after it reported flat full-year profit and cut its dividend.

Resources and gold rally on JSE

2014-11-17 14:19

Investors on the JSE are playing the sector rotation game, seeking profit-taking and bargain-hunting opportunities while resources and gold stocks recovered.

JSE flat as Naspers surge offsets mining slump

2014-11-14 18:43

South African stocks have ended flat as a 9% surge in Naspers was offset by a sell-off in mining companies, which were hit by tumbling metal prices.

JSE gains but platinum producers sink

2014-11-13 19:14

South African stocks have advanced modestly but gains were capped by platinum producers, which sank as the precious metal's spot price approached five-year lows.

JSE breaches important resistance levels

2014-11-12 13:57

Industrial shares have pushed the major indices on the JSE higher and breached important resistance levels in the process, a positive for future momentum.

HomeChoice heading for JSE

2014-11-11 15:33

Household goods retailer HomeChoice, which uses call centres, catalogs, and the internet to reach SA's expanding middle class, plans to list on the JSE next month.

JSE ends higher, Discovery shines

2014-11-10 18:49

South African stocks advanced on Monday with Discovery Ltd hitting a record high after the insurer announced a $246m deal to increase its presence in Britain.

JSE week ahead: Company results on cards

2014-11-10 05:05

Companies with March year-ends will start to publish interim first-half results this week, but investors seem to be taking a cautious approach.

Decisive push in resources propels JSE

2014-11-07 14:19

The recovery in the prices of resources stocks, which has been expected and predicted for a while now, has commenced in a decisive manner.

JSE slips, gold miners in the doldrums

2014-11-05 18:33

South African stocks have fallen for a second straight session, led by gold mining companies, as the price of the metal fell.

JSE falls as key commodity prices sink

2014-11-04 19:39

South African stocks have dropped as commodity prices kept heading lower, but domestic bullion companies got a lift from technical factors.

Resources stocks star on JSE

2014-11-03 14:29

Despite all indicators being negative for the sector, resources shares sparkled while financial and industrial shares slipped as expected.

Dollar strength hits JSE resources

2014-10-30 12:38

Share prices have consolidated as expected after the strong rebound of the last few days, with resources stocks mostly pulling the major indices modestly lower.

JSE bulls may be on the way back

2014-10-29 14:39

The JSE has continued its recovery with major indices quickly approaching key resistance levels, but analysts warn the rebound is mainly of a technical nature.

Shoprite takes JSE higher

2014-10-27 18:44

Shares in Shoprite provided the spark that helped equities to snap a three-day losing streak.

JSE: what to look out for

2014-10-27 06:00

On the economic news front, watch out for producer price index and unemployment figures while the Reserve Bank will release credit extension and money supply data.

Battle of the bulls and bears on JSE

2014-10-24 13:57

The battle between the bulls and the bears on the JSE is in full swing and the future direction of the market will depend on which side gets the upper hand.

JSE rally runs out of steam

2014-10-23 13:57

Despite the positive response to the mini budget, the JSE's recovery lost momentum and markets were spooked by the dire economic picture painted by Nhlanhla Nene.

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