Rand plunge lifts major JSE indices to new highs

2017-10-20 13:35

The rand's sharp fall to its weakest level in a week-and-a-half has given the JSE a welcome push, lifting the major indices back to all-time highs.

Woolies, Pick n Pay down as reshuffle, Eskom revelations unnerve JSE

2017-10-19 13:49

Most of the major indices have slipped as political uncertainty around the controversial Cabinet reshuffle and revelations of corruption at Eskom continued to hurt the JSE.

Zuma Cabinet reshuffle makes modest ripples on JSE

2017-10-18 14:27

The latest Cabinet reshuffle has continued to cause ripples on the JSE, but these were modest compared to similar reshuffles in the past, suggesting that the market is taking a breather.

JSE takes breather after strong run

2017-10-17 13:53

Share prices on the JSE have dipped after a firm rally, with most of the major indices drifting slightly lower in morning trade.

JSE rallies on metal prices boost, global growth outlook

2017-10-16 13:58

The JSE has lifted in line with global stocks as metal prices in particular recovered on the global growth outlook and by mid-morning, the major indices were back at record levels.

Billionaire Agarwal increases stake in Anglo American to 19%

2017-10-16 06:01

The Billionaire investor has now overtaken the Public Investment Corporation to become the biggest shareholder in Anglo American.

JSE treads water as rand gains on positive data

2017-10-13 14:39

Better-than-expected economic news has boosted the rand and it continued its rally of the last few days, with share prices on the JSE hardly moving in line with the stronger local unit.

Local equities break winning streak

2017-10-12 18:38

Stocks on the JSE closed negative on Thursday, for the first time in 10 consecutive sessions.

Muted trading session on JSE as rand firms

2017-10-11 18:54

Financials and retailers led the way while mining stocks came under pressure during Wednesday's relatively muted trading session on the JSE

JSE resources dip as rand stabilises

2017-10-10 14:25

The two major JSE indices have risen only marginally as the big resources shares, which all reached new 52-week highs recently, traded modestly lower and the rand stabilised.


JSE follows global markets down

2017-10-19 20:06

The JSE weakened on Thursday, in line with global markets, as global financial institutions recalled the 30th anniversary of 'Black Monday'.

JSE tracks global markets firmer, rand skids

2017-10-18 18:31

The local bourse has firmed in line with global markets, while the rand edged lower following heightened political uncertainty.

JSE ends in the red amid Zuma's surprise reshuffle

2017-10-17 18:34

All the major indices closed in the red, coinciding with the surprise Cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma.

Fresh highs for JSE as global markets rally

2017-10-16 18:32

The JSE climbed higher to close at a record 58 309 points on Monday, boosted by buoyant gold and resource prices.

Analysts predict more upside for the JSE

2017-10-16 12:44

Even though the JSE All Share Index is already up by 17% this year, analysts still expect growth over the next 12 months, with IT stocks predicted to shine.

JSE closes firmer after muted start

2017-10-13 18:39

A major highlight was the rand which strengthened due to a combination of a weaker US dollar and news about President Jacob Zuma’s corruption charges being reinstated.

First Zim firm to list on JSE aims to raise $15m

2017-10-13 12:10

Brainworks, a diversified investment holding company with investments focused on Zimbabwe, has become the first Zimbabwean company to have a primary listing on the JSE.

Stronger rand puts paid to JSE rally

2017-10-12 13:42

The rand is on the recovery trail again, putting an end to the JSE’s strong run with the Financial index the only major indicator to gain in morning trade.

JSE takes a breather from hot streak

2017-10-10 18:28

The JSE was softer in Tuesday's session, as it took a break from its recent rally that saw the All-Share index hit record highs over the past few trading sessions.

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