CPI data, stronger rand boost financials on JSE

2017-05-24 18:06

Financials have been buoyed by CPI data and traded in positive territory for most of the day, aided by the strengthening of the rand against a basket of major currency pairs.

Rand sensitive stocks buoy JSE as rand runs on Zuma report

2017-05-23 18:19

The rand, which firmed on a report that the ANC leadership will discuss the possible removal of President Jacob Zuma, has buoyed rand sensitive stocks such as banks and retailers.

JSE off to a good start as ALSI futures hit year highs

2017-05-22 18:12

The JSE All-share index futures reached year-to-date highs of 48 520 points as the previous week's momentum carried the local index higher.

Retail stocks rally as JSE edges higher

2017-05-19 18:15

The JSE closed higher as international markets recovered losses sustained during the Trump panic.

JSE firmer as weaker rand buoys rand hedges

2017-05-18 18:41

The rand weakened sharply as a fresh political crisis hit Brazil, affecting emerging markets.

JSE slips amid poor global market outlook

2017-05-17 21:11

The JSE joined weaker global markets and closed in the red, despite a rebound in gold miners and Naspers rallying to a new all-time high

Weak dollar neutralises JSE

2017-05-16 19:43

The JSE All Share index closed marginally lower, as gold miners lost their shine, while the Industrial index was pulled lower by a slip from Naspers.

JSE closes flat after golds give up gains

2017-05-15 19:01

The JSE All Share index ended the day relatively flat as gold stocks shed earlier gains to close the day lower.

JSE ends lower on disappointing Richemont results

2017-05-12 18:27

The JSE traded lower, mainly led by Richemont, which released a rather disappointing set of full-year results.

Firm rand dents JSE as Trump move hits dollar

2017-05-11 13:43

The rand has traded firmer off dollar weakness, which put a damper on most of the JSE's activities and was bad news for the big dual-listed rand hedge shares.


Strong rand, China downgrade dent JSE

2017-05-24 14:20

The rand has traded at the highest level in four weeks, which together with news of Moody's downgrade of China's credit ratings put a damper on share prices on the JSE.

Little movement on JSE as Manchester attack dampens sentiment

2017-05-23 13:25

The explosion at a rock concert in Manchester has dampened market sentiment, with the rand losing ground as the attack spurred an investor flight to safe-haven currencies.

Industrial index hits new high on Naspers rally

2017-05-22 12:48

Naspers, by far the biggest share on the JSE, has surged ahead again, helping to pull the Industrial index to a new 52-week high.

Industrials edge higher on JSE as weak rand boosts heavyweights

2017-05-19 13:43

The Industrial index has reached a new 52-week high, but the resources sector did not share in the run as investors fret over low commodity prices and rising costs.

JSE up as weak rand bolsters industrial shares

2017-05-18 12:21

Share prices rose in early trade on the JSE, as the big dual-listed shares in the Industrial index made gains on the back of a softer rand.

Gold glitters on JSE amid flight to safe havens on Trump concerns

2017-05-17 13:14

Gold shares have been the star performers on the JSE, as the yellow metal hit a two-week high amid a new round of political uncertainty caused by US President Donald Trump.

Strong rand puts dual-listed shares under pressure on JSE

2017-05-16 13:22

The JSE has once again been in limbo as the strong rand continues to dampen demand for dual-listed shares.

Stronger rand puts JSE in limbo

2017-05-15 13:07

Major indices on the JSE have hardly moved as almost all major shares gained or lost very little, with limited gains by the Resources index the only highlight.

JSE slips as rand firms and Richemont shows 5% loss

2017-05-12 13:18

The JSE has dipped after Richemont, one of its biggest shares, shed more than 5% in early trade in response to a 14% drop in operating profit for the full year until end-March.

Rally in gold stocks boosts JSE

2017-05-10 18:37

The JSE closed firmer, with gold miners the champions of the day, while the strengthening of the rand suited the financial stocks and retailers.

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