JSE closes in the red as global markets remain under pressure

2017-08-18 18:03

The JSE has closed in the red yet again as it followed the trend in other major global bourses.

Local equities close weaker amid rand confusion

2017-08-17 19:48

The local bourse has failed to gain any significant upside momentum after opening slightly firmer, as the volatile currency impacted rand sensitive stocks.

Naspers buoys JSE after impressive Tencent results

2017-08-16 18:38

The local bourse was buoyed by Naspers which jumped on the back of an impressive set of results from its Hang Seng listed associate, Tencent Holdings.

Shares and interest rates go hand in hand

2017-08-16 13:28

Don’t bank on this, but historical data shows that declining interest rate phases are particularly favourable environments for equity investments.

Naspers lifts JSE higher as Tencent shares gain

2017-08-14 13:34

Naspers has pulled the JSE higher after a strong recovery in Asian stocks saw the share price of Tencent, Naspers’ Chinese subsidiary, gaining almost 5%.

Gold glitters on dull JSE

2017-08-10 18:06

Gold stocks have been the shining light on the JSE, after the metal rallied to $1 286/oz amid escalating geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the US

JSE treads water ahead of key no confidence vote

2017-08-08 13:08

The All-share index has moved sideways for most of the morning, as investors mark time in the run-up to the no confidence debate later in the day in Parliament.

JSE wants to move with connected customers

2017-08-06 15:55

A brand is an asset which forms the cornerstone of what keeps investors investing, says Zeona Jacobs, director of marketing and corporate affairs at the JSE.

JSE surges on surprise rally in rand sensitive stocks

2017-08-03 18:00

The JSE has closed firmer as rand sensitive stocks rallied in a move that surprised most economists.

JSE reverses towards the close to end in the red

2017-08-02 19:16

Equities closed the say in the red, having been dragged down by weaker commodity prices.


JSE treads water as gold shares glitter

2017-08-18 13:17

The JSE has not escaped the global sell-off in shares, although losses were limited with gold shares the star performers as nervous global investors turned to gold and bonds.

Rand rally puts damper on JSE

2017-08-17 13:49

A strong recovery by the rand dampened share prices on the JSE in morning trade, with most indices only marginally higher in line with stronger global markets

JSE lifts in line with positive global sentiment

2017-08-16 13:45

Share prices on the JSE have traded higher in line with positive sentiment on world markets, despite a stronger rand and a drop in some commodity prices.

Strong rand, low commodity prices weigh on JSE

2017-08-15 12:53

Commodity shares have pulled the JSE lower as they were hit by the deadly combination of lower commodity prices and a stronger rand.

Naspers drags down JSE amid Tencent tumble

2017-08-11 18:29

The JSE has extended losses in late trade as it joined world markets amid a global tech stock meltdown, with Chinese internet behemoth Tencent leading the slump.

JSE muted as market awaited Zuma's fate

2017-08-08 20:12

Activity on the JSE remained muted as market participants waited for the outcome of the vote of no confidence. At markets close, MPs were still to cast their vote via secret ballot.

Weak rand supports dual-listed shares on JSE

2017-08-07 12:55

The JSE's All-share index has breached the 56 000 level decisively, as the softening rand continued to support dual-listed shares with Industrial and Resources indices the star performers.

JSE moves further into record territory on financials push

2017-08-04 14:12

Financial shares have continued their strong run on the JSE to push the overall market further into record territory, and the All-share index reached yet another high.

JSE gets fillip from strong move in financial sector

2017-08-03 14:55

A rally in the financial sector helped the rest of the market higher in morning trade, lifting the All-share index to a new all-time high and the Top 40 index to a new record.

JSE on new all-time high as weak rand boosts dual-listed shares

2017-08-02 15:08

The JSE has been trading at a new all-time high for the third consecutive day as a soft rand supported some of the bigger dual-listed shares, which were also lifted by a global tech rally.

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