JSE edges lower after slight recovery

2015-05-29 12:41

Stocks on the JSE have been heading lower again, despite technical analysts' view that the market is ripe for bargain-hunting as various sectors are oversold.

JSE indices down for seventh consecutive day

2015-05-27 14:27

Nothing came of expectations that the JSE would bounce back, and by midday most of the major indices were softer for the seventh consecutive day.

JSE indices slip on Yellen remarks

2015-05-25 13:52

The strongest indication yet that US interest rates will rise this year has pushed the JSE lower, but the effect has been surprisingly limited

JSE focuses on company results

2015-05-21 14:10

Share prices on the JSE continued to drift mostly sideways, with company results from firms such as Investec and Meclinic drawing plenty of attention.

JSE sluggish on world market caution

2015-05-20 14:33

Share prices have moved very little on the JSE as it echoed global markets' caution in the light of higher bond yields, a stronger dollar and uncertainty over Greece.

BHP Billiton leads resources lower

2015-05-19 14:07

Some resources shares which rose sharply in the previous session have given up those gains as the resources sector attempts to consolidate.

JSE up as Brait makes UK purchase

2015-05-15 18:23

South African shares have edged up slightly underpinned by investment company Brait after it said would buy a majority stake in British budget clothes retailer New Look.

Little movement on JSE

2015-05-14 14:43

There has been very little movement on the JSE as investors seems to be consolidating their positions.

Worldwide bond sell-off impacts JSE

2015-05-12 15:05

The technical recovery in the prices of resource shares on the JSE continues, but the rest of the market is feeling the effects of the worldwide sell-off in bonds.

Resources shares keep JSE in the black

2015-05-11 15:01

Resources shares have kept the JSE in the black after the market responded positively to the news that China's central bank has cut rates by 25 basis points.


Volatile JSE sets stage for mild rally

2015-05-28 12:15

Share prices have again been lower on the JSE, but the market staged a comeback towards midday.

JSE indices drop on weak GDP growth

2015-05-26 14:19

Disappointing GDP growth of only 1.3% has highlighted investors' growing concern about high valuations on the JSE which will not be supported by economic activity.

Richemont takes centre stage on JSE

2015-05-22 14:00

Trading activity on the JSE has centred on Richemont as profit-taking started after the share's steady upward move over the past few days.

Tiger Brands weighs on JSE

2015-05-20 17:53

The JSE is on the back foot as skittish investors holding stock in Tiger Brands and MTN Group were unnerved by bad news from both firms.

Novus Holdings snaps up digital printing business

2015-05-19 15:25

Newly listed printing company Novus Holdings has acquired a Cape Town based specialist digital print business.

Resources star on JSE

2015-05-18 14:13

The resources sector has gained 1.65% on the JSE, with results very much on investors' minds as a slew of companies posted earnings reports.

JSE heavyweights shine

2015-05-15 15:15

The share prices of some of the heavyweights on the JSE have responded positively to good corporate news which helped to pull the major indices higher.

Naspers pulls JSE higher thanks to Tencent

2015-05-13 13:49

Naspers has pulled the JSE higher as the share price reacted positively to better than expected results from Tencent, in which Naspers owns a 34.4% stake.

Botswana's Choppies to raise $48m on JSE

2015-05-11 15:17

Botswana grocer Choppies plans to raise $48m in a secondary listing on the JSE to boost its profile among investors in Africa's largest stock market.

Oil price reversal fuels JSE

2015-05-08 14:05

A reversal in the oil price, which calmed the bond market, has given equities a boost and the JSE was no exception.

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