JSE loses ground after strong opening

2015-11-27 12:50

Lack of liquidity has pushed South African financial markets lower, with the rand and share prices losing ground.

Further 'burst' of rand weakness likely

2015-11-24 21:05

When the US Fed actually hikes rates there is likely to be a further burst of rand weakness, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.

JSE down as US rate hike confidence grows

2015-11-23 14:00

All major JSE indices have slipped amid growing confidence of a US Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December, with resources and gold the biggest losers.

Naspers expects big jump in earnings

2015-11-20 11:17

The share price of the global media and internet giant was up around 1% in trade in Johannesburg following a market update advising shareholders of higher earnings.

JSE down on rate hike jitters

2015-11-18 14:16

Financial markets have been nervous amid uncertainty over an interest rate increase and by midday the JSE had slipped almost 1% after the previous two days' gains.

Financials fillip boosts JSE

2015-11-17 14:37

A near-2% rise in the Financial 15 index has lifted the rest of the JSE higher as bargain-hunting continued in the morning session.

Altron stages surprise recovery on JSE

2015-11-13 14:40

Altron was the surprise of the morning on the JSE as the share was at one stage more than 17% higher, after closing on a new 52-week low the previous day.

JSE back on even keel after profit-taking

2015-11-11 14:06

Stability has returned to the JSE after the previous day’s strong profit-taking, with analysts saying the market is now in an oversold position.

JSE succumbs to profit-taking

2015-11-10 14:24

The serious profit-taking on the JSE technical analysts have been predicting for a while now has started in earnest, with resources again the biggest loser.

Quartile Capital buys stake in transfer secretary

2015-11-09 12:38

Quartile Capital, a black owned, managed and controlled financial services and investments group, has acquired a stake in Stakeholder Data Services.


JSE slides into slow descent

2015-11-25 14:40

Share prices on the JSE have drifted lower as the major indices seem unable to breach important resistance levels, adding to selling pressure

JSE down as investors eye US growth data

2015-11-24 15:43

The attention on the JSE has been more focused on the growth data from the US than on local growth figures as investors search for rate hike clues.

JSE massacre wipes out Lonmin market capitalisation

2015-11-20 14:32

What was left of Lonmin's market capitalisation has almost been wiped out, as JSE investors mostly tread water after the previous session’s workmanlike gains.

Gold shares sizzle as dollar releases commodities grip

2015-11-19 14:47

The JSE's Gold index has jumped by a massive 16%, with some gold shares gaining over 25% as the dollar fell back, releasing its stranglehold on commodities.

Rand suffers as foreigners sell equities

2015-11-17 20:15

The selling by foreign investors of SA’s equities lifts the probability of further rand depreciation, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview.

Sasol piques interest on the JSE

2015-11-16 14:09

Sasol has generated much attention on the local bourse and there is speculation that it could be the next big SA company to attract an international suitor.

JSE ends recent run as indices trade lower

2015-11-12 14:50

Although individual shares performed spectacularly in response to good results, the market was generally lower with profit-taking again the order of the day.

Rand slumps on US unemployment data

2015-11-10 20:00

The latest slump in the rand is attributed to much stronger than expected US unemployment data, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.

Resources continue their JSE roller coaster ride

2015-11-09 15:12

Volatile resources shares have continued their roller coaster ride, with dual-listed commodity conglomerates such as Anglo American and Glencore the star performers.

Lonmin leads bloodbath on the JSE

2015-11-06 14:40

The market tone on the JSE has been distinctly weaker, with Lonmin, ArcelorMittal and Richemont leading the biggest losers.

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