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.

JSE set to decline further

2014-08-11 07:39

Despite the uptick late last week when brave investors returned to the JSE, pressure on international markets might very well push share prices even lower.

Shake-out continues on Abil jitters

2014-08-08 13:44

The financial sector on the JSE has continued to feel the pain caused by African Bank, despite a more stable performance by Abil.

African Bank trades below R1

2014-08-07 10:46

Shares of African Bank have plunged for a second day on worries the struggling mass-market lender may not be able to plug a R8.5bn hole in its balance sheet.

JSE investors back to bargain hunting

2014-08-05 14:18

The JSE has continued on the recovery path after last week's sharp losses and it seems that buyers are emerging once again to pick up bargains.

Volatile JSE seeks direction

2014-08-04 14:18

The JSE was desperately seeking direction this morning, as the two major indices were only marginally higher by midday.

Uncertainty returns to the JSE

2014-07-31 13:49

Uncertainty has returned to the JSE on fears that the scenario of low interest rates might soon be a thing of the past.


Is the JSE too high?

2014-07-28 16:33

The last six months have proven favourable for local investments, leading asset managers and traders to question the endurance of the stock market rally.

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Resources continue strong run on JSE

2014-07-25 15:25

The resources sector has continued its strong run on the JSE after some profit taking, the only sector where there seems to be some action.

Alexander Forbes in spotlight on JSE

2014-07-24 15:02

Interest in Alexander Forbes' IPO pushed financials higher, but the rest of the market mainly moved sideways as investors thought twice about valuations.

JSE fails to breach key barrier

2014-07-23 13:48

For the third time in two weeks, the All-share index's attempt to break decisively through the 52 00 points level has lost steam at the last minute.

SA stocks end lower, but mining shares rise

2014-07-21 18:30

South African stocks edged lower, in line with global peers as simmering political tensions in Ukraine weighed on appetite for risky assets.

What to watch on the JSE

2014-07-20 18:06

The announcement that retail sales were higher than expected during May has pushed the JSE to yet another new record high.

MH17 crash hits local share prices

2014-07-18 14:30

Recent geopolitical concerns have had little effect on the JSE, but local share prices can seemingly not escape the development in Ukraine.


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.

JSE rallies after Abil clean-up

2014-08-11 13:48

With the uncertainty about African Bank Investments out of the way, the JSE has rallied strongly with all the major indices higher.

Abil slides but MTN takes JSE higher

2014-08-08 18:33

South African stocks have recovered from earlier losses after better-than-expected US economic data, with MTN leading the risers.

Abil rout weighs on JSE, MTN shines

2014-08-07 13:49

The possibility that the shares in African Bank can become totally worthless is a real possibility as investors continued to dump the shares at any price.

Foreign firms lift JSE higher

2014-08-05 18:01

The local bourse edged up as a weak rand lifted shares of companies that generate most of their revenue in foreign currencies.

JSE rebounds on bargains

2014-08-04 18:16

South African stocks have ended higher, although traders say the main indices may have limited upside momentum.

Market bloodbath

2014-08-01 14:15

Share prices on the JSE have been sharply lower, tracking one of the biggest sell-offs in New York in months.

JSE falls into familiar groove

2014-07-30 14:17

The JSE has repeated its pattern of the past few weeks, falling victim to profit-taking after the previous day's strong run.

JSE plays musical chairs

2014-07-28 14:15

The shuffling of chairs on the JSE was no surprise as instead of a strong market run, investors have been looking at pockets of value.

Alexander Forbes surges to R10.5bn valuation

2014-07-24 20:15

Shares in Alexander Forbes surged 12% on their return to the JSE, valuing the company at almost R10,5bn as it dazzled investors with the prospect of steady earnings and growth.

Alexander Forbes returns to JSE

2014-07-24 12:53

Alexander Forbes has returned to the JSE after a previous listing from 1996 to 2007, rejuvenating the company’s sense of identity and integrity.

Anglo American leads resources charge on JSE

2014-07-22 14:09

Resources stocks on the JSE have been on the run with Anglo American at the forefront, reaching a new 52-week high.

Platinum sector in spotlight on JSE

2014-07-21 15:07

Most of the interest on the JSE has been in the platinum sector, after news that Anglo American wants to sell some of its platinum mines.

SA stocks end lower, Truworths tumbles

2014-07-18 19:00

South African stocks have ended slightly lower as geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine undermined demand for risky assets.

Ukraine plane crash hits global stocks

2014-07-18 14:12

Global stock markets have slid after the crash of a Malaysian Airlines jet which killed nearly 300 people over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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