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.

Platinum producers lead JSE lower

2014-10-22 19:12

South African stocks have retreated, led by platinum producers that were hit by data showing a sharp fall in Chinese imports of the precious metal.

JSE jumps on global rally

2014-10-21 18:27

Investors have piled into stocks as indices tracked global markets which were lifted by prospects of ECB bond purchases.

Directionless JSE treads water

2014-10-20 13:55

The JSE seems to be awaiting new directions from Wall Street as the market moved sideways, seeking direction.

Rand firmer as global sell-off eases

2014-10-17 18:29

The rand has strengthened against the dollar as risk aversion abated after a week of volatility that saw most emerging-market currencies weaken.

JSE pares losses after 8-month low

2014-10-16 18:13

Stocks have finished in positive territory as investors bet index heavyweights Naspers and Standard Bank had fallen too far in the recent global sell-off.

JSE falls 2% on commodity demand fears

2014-10-15 17:58

South African stocks have lost more than 2% as worries that weaker global economic growth will sap demand for commodities hit companies.

Buoyant iron ore propels JSE higher

2014-10-14 18:25

Stocks on the JSE have climbed for the second straight session, adding 0.76% as resurgent iron ore prices lifted long-suffering producers.

JSE rises, iron ore producers recover

2014-10-13 18:41

South African stocks have picked up, led by mining companies after data showed China imported more iron ore than expected in September.

JSE slides as resources hammered

2014-10-10 18:01

South African stocks have fallen in line with equities markets elsewhere as investors fretted about the prospect of a global economic slowdown.

JSE makes solid gains on Wall Street boost

2014-10-09 13:49

The JSE, which has been under severe pressure, has made solid gains after indications that US policy-makers are cautious about rushing into rate hikes.

JSE suffers from IMF downgrade of SA growth

2014-10-08 13:39

All major JSE indices have slipped and technical analysts warn more residual selling pressure is possible if markets do not rebound quickly and decisively.

JSE rebound fizzles out

2014-10-07 14:11

The technical recovery on the JSE seems to be losing steam as underlying problems such as sluggish global economic growth and low commodity prices remain.

Industrials lift JSE but resources a worry

2014-10-06 14:04

Industrial shares have continued the JSE's rebound but analysts warn exceptionally negative sentiment in the resources sector could erode further improvements.

JSE on the rebound

2014-10-03 14:24

The JSE seems to be embarking on the technical rebound expected by investors for a few days, but analysts believe it may not last long.

SA stocks fall for third session

2014-10-01 18:30

South African stocks have fallen for the third straight session, dragged down by mining companies such as Lonmin and AngloGold Ashanti.

JSE ends in the red

2014-09-30 18:18

Stocks have closed down as bullion producers remained under pressure after the precious metal fell to a nine-month low.

JSE slumps as mining companies weigh

2014-09-29 19:08

South African stocks have fallen, reaching their lowest level in more than four months as mining companies maintained a downward march on weaker prices.

JSE ekes out gains

2014-09-26 18:24

South African stocks have snapped up a four-day losing streak, as technical factors and a recovery in European shares gave the market a lift.

Mining shares drag JSE lower

2014-09-25 18:27

South Africa's main stock indices have dropped to their lowest level in nearly four months, weighed down by mining shares as metal prices faltered.

JSE tracks global markets lower

2014-09-23 18:21

South African stocks have ended lower, although mining firms kept the downside momentum in check thanks to an above-forecast China factory survey.

JSE falls led by PPC

2014-09-22 19:03

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has seen its biggest one day drop in nine months, dragged lower by PPC after the resignation of its boss.

JSE investors turn to rand for direction

2014-09-21 18:20

Local markets will be closed for Heritage Day mid-week, and all eyes will be on the rand for further direction, after a lacklustre week on the SA bourse.

JSE sentiment improves

2014-09-19 14:13

Sentiment on the JSE improved dramatically, with uncertainty about a possible rate hike out of the way and as markets across the world were also higher.


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.

JSE treads water ahead of mini budget

2014-10-22 13:24

The JSE's prospects are looking up but after a sharp recovery, the market was mainly treading water ahead of the medium-term budget proposals.

JSE marks time ahead of mini budget speech

2014-10-20 18:24

Johannesburg stocks have treaded water with the market keenly awaiting the maiden budget speech of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

JSE week ahead: Is recovery on the cards?

2014-10-20 10:00

The question foremost in investors’ minds this week will be whether the uptick in share prices towards the end of last week signals the beginning of a recovery.

JSE logs biggest gain in over a year

2014-10-17 18:25

Stocks have rebounded as worries about global economic growth eased and the main indices booked their biggest daily percentage gain in more than a year.

JSE rally fails to maintain momentum

2014-10-16 13:59

The technical recovery predicted for the JSE lasted only for about an hour, after which the market started moving sharply downwards again on global fears.

Global economy fears stop JSE rebound

2014-10-15 14:33

Sentiment on the JSE was spoilt by news that inflation in China has dipped, although there is still some technical support for the beleaguered market.

Resources continue JSE rally

2014-10-14 13:05

Resources and gold shares, with the gold price the highest in four weeks, have improved but were still insufficient to create decisive upside momentum on the JSE.

What to watch on the JSE

2014-10-13 05:00

There is little indication of a reversal in the decline of share prices on the JSE and investors can at best expect a slight improvement.

JSE indices drop dramatically

2014-10-10 14:22

Investors seem to grasp that the economy is in dire trouble, and that a rally based on cheap money from abroad seeking higher yields is unsustainable.

JSE pulls back, Ellies drops nearly 20%

2014-10-08 18:19

South African stocks have ended lower, with Ellies Holdings topping the list of decliners on growing worries about its financial health.

Platinum firms shine, but JSE retreats

2014-10-07 18:20

South African stocks have fallen as iron ore prices continued their downward march, but platinum producers shined due to a slightly softer dollar.

JSE rises, Pick n Pay jumps

2014-10-06 19:30

South African stocks have increase more than 1%, helped by grocer Pick n Pay which expected higher half-year profits.

JSE rebounds on technicals

2014-10-03 18:40

South African stocks have broken a four-day losing streak, but mining companies were still on the defensive on low metal prices and news of higher electricity tariffs.

JSE falls further, outlook bleak

2014-10-02 18:26

South African stocks have maintained their downhill march, with analysts saying there is scope for a further decline.

Resources, gold put damper on JSE

2014-10-01 14:15

Resources and gold shares have again been the culprits that held the JSE back, but the other indices did not set the bourse alight either.

Little movement on JSE

2014-09-30 12:42

Major indices are approaching important technical levels, and the next 48 hours could give a decisive indication of the JSE's future direction.

JSE – the top three things to watch

2014-09-29 07:00

Capitec’s earnings for the 6 months to June will be scrutinised with a magnifying glass and labour figures and new car sales data will likely also attract attention.

JSE losses continue

2014-09-26 14:03

With major JSE indices failing to breach significant resistance levels, analysts are now talking about a major technical adjustment instead of just a correction.

JSE makes modest gains

2014-09-25 14:24

The All-share and Top 40 indices gained ground but there was not much movement on the JSE except for gold, which continued its slide.

JSE poised for major downward move

2014-09-23 14:34

After trading in a narrow band for three months, JSE stocks seem to be on the verge of a significant move – and it's unfortunately downwards.

JSE down on China PMI jitters

2014-09-22 12:33

New fears about the state of China's economy have pushed resources stocks on the JSE sharply lower, with the rest of the market also weaker.

JSE ends lower as commodities weigh

2014-09-19 18:22

South African stocks have closed slightly lower as subdued commodity prices and concerns about Chinese growth pulled resource shares down.

Naspers, banks lead JSE higher

2014-09-18 18:55

South African stocks have ended higher, led by Naspers after a broker upgrade while banks extended gains for the third straight session.

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