Big mining firms pull JSE higher

2014-04-16 18:10

South African stocks have climbed as mining shares were lifted by positive production updates and data showing Chinese economic growth came in a touch above forecasts.

JSE survives new wave of risk aversion

2014-04-14 13:39

Emerging markets are again on the unwanted list as investors, spooked by the renewed crisis in the Ukraine, are fleeing to safer havens.

Naspers pulls JSE down

2014-04-11 18:11

South African stocks have fallen more than 1%, led by Naspers, which was hit by a global sell.

Profit-taking, resources weigh on JSE

2014-04-10 13:33

Any expectations of a strong rally on the JSE did not last long, as profit takers stepped in after an initial 400 point rise on the two major indices.

Naspers pushes JSE higher

2014-04-09 18:38

South African stocks have jumped, led by Naspers as its shares continued their rebound after a sell-off on concerns about high valuations of tech shares.

JSE up on increased foreign interest

2014-04-09 13:38

Share prices on the JSE have risen quickly towards record territory, before moving sideways as markets await fresh economic news.

JSE bucks global down trend

2014-04-08 14:16

SA stocks have moved slightly higher and the strong performance of the rand indicates that the sentiment towards emerging markets are improving.

JSE down as investors turn to valuations

2014-04-07 13:39

With all the good news on the US economic recovery now discounted, global markets, including the JSE, are looking again at the market valuations.

JSE retreats from record highs

2014-04-03 18:37

South African stocks have fallen as investors cashed in some recent gainers, reversing lifetime records hit earlier in the session.

JSE scales record highs

2014-04-02 18:49

South African stocks have hit another high for the second day in a row, with mining shares leading the pack.

JSE hits record highs, Amplats surges

2014-04-01 18:12

South African stocks scaled record peaks, with Anglo Platinum blazing the uphill trail after sending force majeure notices to some suppliers.

JSE bursts through 48 000 level

2014-03-31 13:37

The JSE All Share index has burst through the 48 000 level, with resources leading the charge.

JSE climbs as Shoprite gains

2014-03-28 18:24

South African stocks increased more than 1% as Shoprite and other firms sensitive to consumer spending advanced.

JSE up as bankings shares rise

2014-03-26 18:20

South African stocks increased for a third straight session as banking stocks extended recent gains on hopes of an interest rate hike.

Naspers leads JSE higher

2014-03-24 18:45

South African stocks ended higher, snapping two straight sessions of losses, led by Naspers' rebound from several days of steep falls.

JSE shares in for strong start

2014-03-23 18:09

The JSE is set for an exciting start as it plays catch-up with international markets after the whole of SA shut down to celebrate Human Rights day.

MRI corrects financial information

2014-03-20 14:34

The directors of Mine Restoration Investments have made certain changes to the interim statements after a provisional result of a JSE investigation.

Naspers, mining drag JSE lower

2014-03-19 18:43

South African stocks have ended lower, with Naspers taking the most points off the main index, while tumbling metal prices added to a downbeat mood.

JSE rebounds as Putin calms Ukraine fears

2014-03-18 19:55

SA shares have bounced back after comments by Russian President Vladimir Putin calmed markets and emboldened traders to buy previously hammered stocks.

JSE ticks up on upbeat banking sector

2014-03-17 18:44

South African stocks have picked up for the first time in three trading sessions, led by Standard Bank after it announced that it would sell its Brazilian unit.

JSE set for another low run

2014-03-16 20:47

Investors can expect the political showdown in Ukraine to continue putting a lid on markets and local economic news will do little to improve sentiment.

JSE investors punish China-linked firms

2014-03-14 13:25

More disappointing news on the Chinese economy seems to be the trigger that has broken the wall on the JSE.

Bank, gold shares up as JSE awaits China data

2014-03-13 13:48

All major indices are marginally down on the JSE, except for banking stocks and the gold mining sector which is still benefiting from a firmer gold price.

Stocks bounce, led by Naspers and gold

2014-03-11 18:38

South African stocks have ended in the black led by e-commerce giant Naspers and after a resurgence by gold and platinum shares.

JSE gives up early gains

2014-03-11 14:16

Broad-based bargain hunting has given the JSE a solid start, but by lunch time the momentum was lost and most indices were marginally down.


JSE slides, led lower by miners

2014-04-15 18:06

South African stocks have been dragged lower by top tier mining stocks as global gold prices slumped by more than 2% on US dollar strength.

JSE - The week ahead

2014-04-13 17:00

Investors can get a few more clues about the spending capabilities of consumers, while the platinum industry will continue on its road to ruin.

JSE hits record close, Naspers leads way

2014-04-10 18:12

South African stocks have gained for the third straight session, led by media giant Naspers, with the All-share index booking a record close of 48 529.88.

Adcock Ingram appoints new board members

2014-04-10 12:31

Resolutions have been passed at an extraordinary general meeting of Adcock Ingram shareholders to appoint three new board members.

PSG Konsult to make JSE debut

2014-04-09 16:16

PSG Konsult, an independent financial services provider, is set to make its debut on the JSE in June this year.

JSE rebounds after stumbling

2014-04-08 18:34

Iron ore producers Kumba and Assore, which were lifted by a spike in futures prices, have pushed South African stocks higher.

Naspers drags JSE lower

2014-04-07 18:14

South African stocks have fallen sharply, led by Naspers after its money spinner Tencent Holdings was hit by a sell-off.

JSE on the rise, tracks global markets

2014-04-04 18:38

South African stocks have rebounded slightly on Friday, tracking global markets which were upbeat on steady US jobs growth

Caution returns to JSE

2014-04-03 13:40

Investors on the JSE have become more cautions after a roller coaster session which took the All Share index above 48 600 points.

All-share surges on heel of record close

2014-04-02 13:35

The JSE has strengthened with investors keen to get in on the action following broadly firmer Asian markets and another record close on Wall Street.

JSE ends lower after volatile session

2014-03-31 18:27

South African stocks haved ended a see-saw session marginally lower as cautious investors digested comments from US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

What to watch on the JSE

2014-03-30 15:14

Investors could be planning a huge party when the JSE Top-40 reaches 50 000 points this week, says Adriaan Kruger.

JSE down, resources shares hit

2014-03-27 19:07

South African stocks have fallen for the first time in four sessions and resource shares edged down on lower commodity prices.

JSE ignores weaker world markets

2014-03-25 13:31

The JSE has moved up strongly despite lower US and Asian markets‚ with the Resources index leading the gains.

JSE up as it catches up after long weekend

2014-03-24 14:00

The positive mood on the JSE has been boosted by a strong performance on Wall Street and stronger Asian markets.

JSE falls with global peers

2014-03-20 18:42

South African stocks have dropped for a second straight session, tracking global shares that stumbled as investors braced for a speedier rise in US interest rates.

JSE tracks US, Asian markets lower

2014-03-20 12:03

The JSE has tracked the US and Asian markets lower, after these markets were shocked by the prospect that interest rates in the US might rise sooner than later.

JSE investors eye data, Nkandla report

2014-03-19 13:28

The JSE has gone into wait-and-see mode as traders and investors await data and news releases, including the long-anticipated findings of the Nkandla report.

JSE awaits data for direction

2014-03-18 13:43

The market is awaiting the US Fed's policy statement and local inflation figures as well as the outcome of next week’s MPC meeting for further direction.

Bargain hunters stem JSE share slide

2014-03-17 13:38

Bargain hunters have been active again on the JSE and this stopped the sharp fall in share prices due to growing concerns over Ukraine and China.

JSE slides, Naspers leads decliners

2014-03-14 18:18

South African stocks have weakened with Naspers falling the most, tracking a decline in shares of its Chinese money spinner Tencent.

Naspers pushes JSE lower

2014-03-13 18:16

South African stocks have fallen and Naspers took the most points off the benchmark index on growing concerns about the health of China's economy.

JSE slides on China worries

2014-03-12 18:53

South African stocks have fallen just over 1% as concerns about slowing growth in China hit mining companies.

JSE earnings climb 36%

2014-03-11 16:25

The JSE has posted a 36% jump in full-year earnings, but it cautioned it may need a capital injection to meet regulatory requirements.

JSE lower on China slowdown fears

2014-03-10 18:55

South African stocks have fallen as lower than expected Chinese trade data rattled investors and raised concerns about slowing demand for commodities.

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