JSE falls into familiar groove

2014-07-30 14:17

The JSE has repeated its pattern of the past few weeks, falling victim to profit-taking after the previous day's strong run.

JSE plays musical chairs

2014-07-28 14:15

The shuffling of chairs on the JSE was no surprise as instead of a strong market run, investors have been looking at pockets of value.

Alexander Forbes surges to R10.5bn valuation

2014-07-24 20:15

Shares in Alexander Forbes surged 12% on their return to the JSE, valuing the company at almost R10,5bn as it dazzled investors with the prospect of steady earnings and growth.

Alexander Forbes returns to JSE

2014-07-24 12:53

Alexander Forbes has returned to the JSE after a previous listing from 1996 to 2007, rejuvenating the company’s sense of identity and integrity.

Anglo American leads resources charge on JSE

2014-07-22 14:09

Resources stocks on the JSE have been on the run with Anglo American at the forefront, reaching a new 52-week high.

Platinum sector in spotlight on JSE

2014-07-21 15:07

Most of the interest on the JSE has been in the platinum sector, after news that Anglo American wants to sell some of its platinum mines.

SA stocks end lower, Truworths tumbles

2014-07-18 19:00

South African stocks have ended slightly lower as geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine undermined demand for risky assets.

Ukraine plane crash hits global stocks

2014-07-18 14:12

Global stock markets have slid after the crash of a Malaysian Airlines jet which killed nearly 300 people over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

SA stocks at record high, valuations a concern

2014-07-16 18:42

SA stocks have hit record highs after investor confidence was bolstered by expectations the United States will continue with its massive stimulus programme.

JSE gains as central bankers take the stage

2014-07-15 18:24

South African stocks have risen for a third straight session, bringing record peaks back in sight and pushing emerging stocks to their highest since February 2013.

PSG Konsult to list in Namibia

2014-07-14 14:49

PSG Konsult, the South African independent financial services provider, has received approval for a secondary listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange.

Rates, results in focus on JSE

2014-07-13 21:15

It seems that shares are on the back foot for the time being with more uncertainty ahead to keep investors and speculators nervous.

JSE in correction mode after strong gains

2014-07-10 14:13

The JSE is now more than 2% lower than last week’s record levels, but analysts say the correction is to be expected after the recent strong run.

JSE retreats from record high

2014-07-08 07:42

The JSE's main stock index set a record high before losing steam to end slightly lower, as investors took their cue from a downbeat mood in major overseas markets.

JSE set to rise despite weak economy

2014-07-07 07:23

Strong global markets and increasing commodity prices have pushed the JSE to its highest ever close, with indications that the market will continue to rise.

Economy, JSE conundrum

2014-07-06 09:59

Arthur Kamp looks at the disconnect between the economy and JSE company earnings.

JSE starts second half on positive note

2014-07-01 14:12

Resource stocks have been particularly strong on the back of indications that a slowdown in China, the biggest market for SA's commodities, has bottomed out.

JSE in for volatile week

2014-06-29 15:35

The coming week might be quite trying for the JSE as small cracks started to appear in the strong bull run during the last week and negative news keeps stacking up.

JSE rebounds from steep fall

2014-06-26 18:01

South African stocks have ticked up as investors brushed aside a contraction in the US economy.

JSE down, mining shares hit

2014-06-25 18:16

South African stocks have fallen 1%, led by Anglo American Platinum as investors remained cautious about recovery in the mining sector.

Resources stocks pull JSE lower

2014-06-24 14:10

The JSE continued on a correction path, with BHP Billiton and Anglo American pulling the All-share index lower while gold shares showed signs of improvement.

Naspers leads JSE lower

2014-06-23 13:57

The JSE’ recent record run came to a standstill on Monday morning as the big market capitalisation shares, with Naspers on the forefront, pushed the market lower.

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2014-06-19 03:46

An expert lists the top 5 financial mistakes young people make and offers advice on to avoid them.

JSE ignores S&P downgrade

2014-06-17 13:49

It seems as if no bad news can derail the JSE’s continuous surge upwards.

JSE edges up, Sasol jumps

2014-06-13 17:48

South African stocks inched higher as shares of petrochemical group Sasol rose after escalating violence in Iraq drove oil prices higher.


Is the JSE too high?

2014-07-28 16:33

The last six months have proven favourable for local investments, leading asset managers and traders to question the endurance of the stock market rally.

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Resources continue strong run on JSE

2014-07-25 15:25

The resources sector has continued its strong run on the JSE after some profit taking, the only sector where there seems to be some action.

Alexander Forbes in spotlight on JSE

2014-07-24 15:02

Interest in Alexander Forbes' IPO pushed financials higher, but the rest of the market mainly moved sideways as investors thought twice about valuations.

JSE fails to breach key barrier

2014-07-23 13:48

For the third time in two weeks, the All-share index's attempt to break decisively through the 52 00 points level has lost steam at the last minute.

SA stocks end lower, but mining shares rise

2014-07-21 18:30

South African stocks edged lower, in line with global peers as simmering political tensions in Ukraine weighed on appetite for risky assets.

What to watch on the JSE

2014-07-20 18:06

The announcement that retail sales were higher than expected during May has pushed the JSE to yet another new record high.

MH17 crash hits local share prices

2014-07-18 14:30

Recent geopolitical concerns have had little effect on the JSE, but local share prices can seemingly not escape the development in Ukraine.

SA stocks retreat from record highs

2014-07-17 19:30

South African stocks have retreated from record highs, unmoved by the SA Reserve Bank's rate hike decision as concerns about valuation weighed on sentiment.

JSE upward nudge gathers steam

2014-07-16 14:53

The upward momentum on the JSE is increasing, and the All-share index is back above 52 000 points - not from far from the record levels of a few weeks ago.

Resources sector boosts JSE

2014-07-15 13:35

Resources stocks have made another strong run on the JSE, with big global companies like BHP Billiton and Glencore reaching new 52-weeks highs.

JSE recovery gains momentum

2014-07-14 14:11

The reversal of last week’s correction on the JSE has picked up speed and by midday the major indices were all more than 0.5% higher.

JSE stems four days of losses

2014-07-11 14:05

After four days of losses, share prices on the JSE have stabilised, moving the major indices only marginally higher than the previous close.

Surprise JSE fillip for poultry producers

2014-07-09 13:54

Rosier prospects after the introduction of import levies on chicken products from Europe have lifted Astral and Sovereign Foods to new 52-week highs.

Glencore stars among JSE resources

2014-07-07 13:44

Share prices on the JSE have been marginally higher, but investors seem to be more cautious about the market’s ability to maintain current record levels.

Economy, JSE conundrum

2014-07-06 10:00

Arthur Kamp looks at the disconnect between the economy and JSE company earnings.

JSE stocks climb, gold shines

2014-07-01 18:29

Stocks on the JSE have booked a record close as higher metal prices lifted resource companies such as AngloGold Ashanti and Anglo American Platinum.

JSE stocks up, resources under pressure

2014-06-30 17:59

Shares on the JSE rose even though resources came under pressure as Anglo American Platinum said it was reviewing options for its Rustenburg operations.

Share prices soften on JSE

2014-06-27 13:55

The weaker performance is ascribed to the end of the second quarter when major unit trusts balance their portfolios and a sluggish performance on Wall St.

JSE bounces back

2014-06-26 13:48

Stocks on the JSE have recovered after three days of losses, which analysts say was to be expected after overdone profit-taking earlier in the week.

JSE edges lower as platinum shares fall

2014-06-24 18:08

South African stocks have fallen for the second straight session, with platinum mining shares giving up some of the previous day's gains.

JSE down as earnings weigh on Naspers

2014-06-23 18:11

South African stocks have edged lower as shares in Naspers, the continent's biggest company by market value, fell after posting a surprise drop in full-year earnings.

Glittering golds lift JSE to new record

2014-06-20 13:58

The JSE has shared in the excitement of a world wide run in share prices, with gold counters firmly in the spotlight.

PSG Konsult lists on the JSE

2014-06-18 17:12

PSG Konsult has become the 30th financial services company listed on the JSE and also the 8th company to list on the JSE this year.

JSE braces for more news on SA health

2014-06-15 15:44

The theme of more-bad-news-and-new-record-highs has continued on the JSE, despite everyone reducing their growth forecast for SA.

Resources shine on JSE

2014-06-13 13:44

The JSE has continued with its merry-go-round, with the Financial index changing places with resources.

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