JSE tracks global markets lower

2015-03-26 12:55

World markets, including the JSE, have dipped as US investors ran for the sidelines due to bad economic data and increased tension in the Middle East.

Good news from Fed lifts JSE

2015-03-24 13:42

The JSE's dependency on overseas investors was demonstrated when another round of good news from the United States gave the local market a boost.

JSE suffers mild pullback on profit-taking

2015-03-20 14:56

Major indices on the JSE have been moderately lower after the previous day's strong run, which analysts attribute to a little bit of profit-taking.

JSE tracks world markets sharply higher

2015-03-19 14:59

Share prices on the JSE have followed the rest of the word sharply higher as fears that US interest rates will rise soon, seemingly subsided considerably.

JSE inches up as market awaits Fed outcome

2015-03-18 14:01

Share prices on the JSE have edged marginally higher for the third consecutive time as investors wait for the US Federal Reserve's meeting to end later in the day.

JSE gets fillip from domestic data

2015-03-17 14:39

With the dollar lying low ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting and better-than-expected news on the current accounts deficit, shares were slightly higher on the JSE.

JSE treads water as market awaits data

2015-03-16 14:21

Local financial markets are mostly moving sideways this week as investors await important local and international economic indicators.

JSE rally continues

2015-03-13 14:14

The JSE has continued its recovery as the dollar nursed its losses after an extended rally which pushed the currency to its highest level in 12 years.

Naspers lift boosts JSE resources

2015-03-11 14:47

Naspers has been one of the few shining lights on the JSE, with the share's 2.34% increase helping to stem the negative influence of the tumbling resources sector.

Dollar continues to hammer JSE commodities

2015-03-10 14:03

The negative effect of the strong dollar on the JSE's commodity prices has again been evident, with gold and platinum in particular continuing a sharp downward move.


Resurgent rand dents JSE

2015-03-25 13:57

Share prices on the JSE have mostly slipped as many of the major shares lost ground after modest gains earlier in the week.

JSE flat as market seeks direction

2015-03-23 13:52

Share prices on the JSE have moved very little as the market is looking for direction after last week’s exuberant run came to an end.

SA stocks rise, Assore soars as resources rally

2015-03-19 19:41

SA stocks have risen with mining firm Assore jumping almost 30% after an upgrade by Barclays, in its biggest daily percentage jump in 16 years.

SA stocks edge lower, eyes on Fed

2015-03-18 17:48

South African stock prices have eased slightly as investors awaited a US central bank statement about the future of interest rates due after African markets close.

SA stocks edge up, Lonmin soars on upgrade

2015-03-17 18:29

South African stocks have edged higher after a banking recommendation upgrade on Lonmin restored some confidence in the recently battered mining sector.

SA stocks rebound from biggest weekly drop of 2015

2015-03-16 18:13

SA stocks have ended higher as traders chased after bargains after the main indices suffered their biggest weekly drop of the year in the previous week.

SA stocks end week lower, Aspen tumbles

2015-03-13 18:54

South African stocks have fallen, dragged down by drug-maker Aspen, after its shares fell when GlaxoSmithKline slashed its stake in the Durban-based firm.

JSE stages slight recovery

2015-03-12 13:50

The JSE has recovered somewhat as analysts agree that the sharp drop in rand value as well as commodities and share prices due to the strong dollar was overdone.

SA stocks sink again as commodities routed

2015-03-10 18:47

SA stocks have dropped for a second session in a row, pulled down once again by a global resources sell-off that saw platinum hit five-year lows and iron ore plumb a record trough.

Dollar strength dents JSE

2015-03-09 14:00

The strong dollar - which is trading at a more than 11-year high - has caused havoc on financial markets, pushing the JSE almost 1% lower.

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