Gold gains enliven slow holiday trade on JSE

2016-04-28 13:16

Gold shares have been the big winners on the JSE as the dollar took a hammering on global markets, amid quiet trade with many investors away for a long weekend.

JSE down as markets await key central bank meetings

2016-04-25 13:06

Share prices on the JSE have been lower as the market adopted a wait-and-see attitude ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and Japan this week.

JSE continues on path of slow and steady progress

2016-04-21 12:51

Major indices on the local exchange have again been just moderately higher, despite Wall Street and Asia's gains after a spectacular recovery in the oil price.

Clientele shares nosedive after trigger to sell at any price

2016-04-20 14:08

Clientele's shares, which have averaged R14.98 this year, have slid 99% after someone entered an order to sell the stock at any price.

JSE slips on oil price tumble

2016-04-18 14:26

The JSE has followed world markets lower on the back of falling oil prices, but losses were moderate with major indices moving mostly sideways in morning trade.

Rand resilient as JSE moves mostly sideways

2016-04-14 13:08

The rand also softened somewhat against the stronger dollar but is still remarkably resilient, while a new wave of optimism on global markets had little influence on the JSE.

Dollar woes benefit certain JSE shares

2016-04-12 15:00

The dollar’s woes on the international markets has continued with huge benefits for South African financial and commodity shares.

Illovo surge the only excitement on a lacklustre JSE

2016-04-08 14:16

An overseas investment has been the main talking point on the JSE as Illovo rose the most since 1994, with not much else going on as major indices lifted marginally.

JSE stages slight rally as global markets remain jittery

2016-04-06 12:51

The JSE has recovered in line with world markets, as a weaker rand hurt financial shares but supported the big dual-listed industrial and commodity stocks.

JSE treads water as market awaits new indicators

2016-04-04 13:59

South African shares have hardly moved as the market awaits new indicators and the strong currency keeps rand hedge shares in check.


Datatec dominates thin trade on JSE

2016-04-26 13:31

The JSE has hardly moved, with many market players away on a mid-year break and as investors await the outcome of central bank meetings in the US and Japan.

JSE dips but losses moderate

2016-04-22 14:15

The JSE has slipped further after disappointing production results by Anglo American gave the market a reality check, but losses have mostly been moderate.

Resources run on JSE not out of steam yet

2016-04-20 14:35

The strong rally in resources shares on the JSE continued in morning trade, but the broader market has hardly moved in line with global markets.

JSE rises on Dow Jones boost

2016-04-19 12:36

Global markets, including the JSE, have followed Wall Street higher as the oil price steadied and the Dow Jones index reached its highest level in nine months.

China slow growth dampens JSE

2016-04-15 14:26

The news that China’s economy has grown in the first quarter at the slowest pace since 2009 has put a damper on the JSE.

Investors return to SA as ETF short positions pruned

2016-04-13 11:18

If anyone had doubts about the strength of the rebound in South African stocks, the latest data on exchange-traded funds should put them to rest.

JSE treads water as rand gathers strength

2016-04-11 13:49

Last week’s rally on the JSE continued in early morning trade, but gains were modest and stocks have been losing momentum as the rand upheld its strong recovery.

Dollar knock lifts JSE

2016-04-07 13:47

A softer dollar has helped the oil price recover to above $40, giving commodity prices and resources a boost with the JSE a major beneficiary.

JSE tracks global markets lower

2016-04-05 13:54

The JSE opened sharply down, following world markets as falling oil prices once again decreased investor appetite for riskier assets.

JSE shrugs off market euphoria over Nkandla ruling

2016-04-01 13:13

The rand has continued its strong surge, but the currency market's euphoria over the Constitutional Court's Nkandla ruling did not extend to the JSE.

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