JSE treads water as market awaits domestic data

2017-06-26 13:17

Share prices have drifted mostly sideways with no news which could have an influence on sentiment, as the market waits for a spate of local economic data due this week.

JSE treads water as investor confidence remains down

2017-06-23 14:11

Investor confidence remains low and most major indices on the JSE have lifted only slightly, except for the Resources index which was 0.15% lower by mid-morning.

In your business news: SA debt vs social spending

2017-06-22 17:13

More taxes are likely on the cards for SA, the JSE warns that Oakbay risks suspension and President Jacob Zuma admits his adviser kept mum on his business interests.

JSE sinks on war of words between SARB and Public Protector

2017-06-20 12:55

All major indices have slipped in reaction to the war of words between the Public Protector and the SARB, with share prices falling over a wide front as investor confidence took a knock.

JSE bruised as mining stocks hit by new charter

2017-06-15 20:30

The JSE has closed significantly lower ahead of the long weekend, with mining stocks feeling the pain following the release of a redrafted mining charter.

JSE modestly lower as Naspers leads tech stocks higher

2017-06-14 13:12

Share prices on the JSE have been modestly lower in line with global markets as investors everywhere awaited clarity on the Fed's future path.

Naspers drags JSE down as tech sell-off weighs

2017-06-12 14:47

Naspers, by far the biggest share on the JSE with a massive influence on the industrial index, has pulled the local market lower sharply.

Little movement on JSE in wake of recession bombshell

2017-06-07 12:55

Contrary to expectations, the news that South Africa is officially in a recession has not led to a bloodbath on the JSE and the rand also did not go through the roof.

Strong rand puts damper on JSE

2017-06-05 13:05

A firm inflow of foreign capital into the bond market, which pushed the rand to the strongest level since March this year, has suppressed share prices on the JSE.

Local financial stocks cheer Fitch rating decision

2017-06-02 13:27

Financial shares on the JSE were buoyant in moring trade on news that rating agency Fitch has reaffirmed SA’s sub-investment grade rating with a stable outlook.


JSE inches higher on the back of Naspers and firmer gold prices

2017-06-23 18:22

The JSE closed firmer as gold mining stocks and Naspers propelled the local bourse higher.

Rand strength sets tone for JSE slide

2017-06-22 17:51

The rand strengthened causing rand hedge stocks to trade under pressure, which dragged the overall index lower.

Resources slide on continued Mining Charter doubts

2017-06-22 12:46

Although the Gold index has rallied strongly after recent huge losses, the resources sector has slipped with the dust not yet settled over the controversial new Mining Charter.

Gold bloodbath continues but calm returns to JSE resources

2017-06-19 14:08

Calm has returned to the JSE's resources sector on news that implementation of the Mining Charter could be postponed, but gold shares have continued to drop sharply.

JSE softens on stronger rand, while strong retail data surprises

2017-06-14 20:06

The rand continued to strengthen on the back of improved retail sales data.

JSE recovers as tech stock rout eases

2017-06-13 13:59

Share prices on the JSE have recovered, although the negative factors which are supposed to hamper the market, still exist.

JSE back in the black as dual-listed shares rise

2017-06-09 13:35

The JSE has been in the black for the first time this week, as dual-listed shares traded somewhat higher on the back of a slightly softer rand as well as external factors.

JSE continues slide despite Gold index gains

2017-06-06 12:30

A strong spike in the Gold index on the JSE has not been enough to prevent the market from continuing its gradual slide of the past few days.

No change in rand on S&P ratings decision

2017-06-02 18:57

S&P's ratings announcement did little to move the Rand, with the unit closing the trading session at R12.80 to the greenback.

Investors scramble for Barclays shares amid banking run on JSE

2017-06-01 12:58

Investors have been spending billions on the JSE to obtain shares in Barclays Africa and there has been a run on banking shares, but all major indices were down by mid-morning.

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