Stronger rand pulls down major JSE indices

2017-03-30 13:41

The rand has firmed on indications that President Jacob Zuma may lack sufficient support to sack Pravin Gordhan, dragging down dual-listed shares as well as the major indices.

JSE up in defiance of Zuma's shock Gordhan move

2017-03-28 14:11

Share prices on the JSE have been higher, with price movements driven by rand value rather than the uncertainties caused by Pravin Gordhan's recall from an investor roadshow.

Rand caps gains as JSE drifts aimlessly

2017-03-24 14:12

Share prices on the JSE have once again been in limbo as the strong rand continues to put a cap on the big dual-listed shares.

JSE wilts as investors join global flight to safe havens

2017-03-22 13:53

Global stock markets have been a sea of red and investors on the JSE also joined the flight to safety, buying bonds and precious metals.

JSE in limbo as strong rand puts cap on share prices

2017-03-17 15:08

The local market has been in limbo with all the major indices only moderately lower, as the firm rand put a cap on share prices on the JSE.

Resources up as lacklustre JSE awaits Fed rate hike move

2017-03-15 13:46

Resources have been the only shares on the JSE gaining somewhat as the rest of the market waits for the US Federal Reserve's interest rate announcement.

JSE up as resources rally cheers market

2017-03-13 13:25

Resources shares which dropped sharply last week have recovered strongly, in reaction to first signs that the commodity prices drop has reached a turning point.

Dollar strength lifts JSE

2017-03-10 13:15

The strong dollar has had a positive effect on the JSE as the softer local unit, as well as firmer European markets, supported the major dual-listed shares.

Strong rand dents resources on JSE

2017-03-08 13:13

Rand strength is beginning to hurt resources companies on the JSE, although the sector rallied in later trade and the rest of the market did not move much.

JSE drifts lower amid US rate hike expectations

2017-03-06 13:18

The JSE has suffered moderate losses, among indications that new political uncertainties may unnerve global markets in the coming week.


Banking shares slip amid uncertainty over Gordhan's future

2017-03-29 14:30

Financial shares have started the day’s trading on the JSE sharply lower as investors begin to discount the possibility of Pravin Gordhan being replaced as minister of finance.

Resources gain on rand tank amid Gordhan recall

2017-03-27 13:54

Resources and other dual-listed shares have been somewhat stronger as the rand tumbled after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was recalled from an international roadshow.

JSE in limbo as world holds breath over Obamacare bill

2017-03-23 13:47

The JSE has been treading water, with major indices moving very little and volumes low as the world waits to see if President Donald Trump succeeds in rolling back Obamacare.

Firm rand caps JSE gains as Naspers makes strong run

2017-03-20 13:18

Naspers has rallied firmly on the JSE, pulling the Industrial and All-share indices higher, but the strong rand once again put a cap on the rest of the market.

JSE resources surge as dollar dives on Fed rate hike moves

2017-03-16 12:43

The JSE's resources sector has soared after the dollar suffered painful losses on news that the US central bank hiked interest rates but signalled no pick-up in tightening pace.

JSE moves sideways as world awaits Fed rate hike call

2017-03-14 14:07

With global markets in limbo, the JSE has also moved mainly sideways as investors wait for a decision on US interest rates to be announced later this week by the Federal Reserve.

MTN awards new SA CEO R8m in shares

2017-03-10 13:59

Mobile network MTN has awarded the new CEO for its South African unit millions of rands in shares as part of its performance plan.

JSE resources drop on global pressure

2017-03-09 13:10

Resources shares have been globally under pressure and the JSE was no exception.

Directionless JSE treads water

2017-03-07 12:48

Share prices on the JSE have drifted aimlessly, as investors are waiting for new indicators to point the market in a new direction.

JSE down as US rate hikes loom ever closer

2017-03-03 13:02

Stronger expectations of an imminent rate hike in the US have hammered global markets, including the JSE, with resources the biggest losers on the local bourse.

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