European stocks pare losses after rout in China

2015-11-27 14:11

European shares have put a selloff in Shanghai stocks behind them after economic confidence in the eurozone matched the highest level in four years.

JSE loses ground after strong opening

2015-11-27 12:50

Lack of liquidity has pushed South African financial markets lower, with the rand and share prices losing ground.

Asian stocks decline as China shares tumble

2015-11-27 11:24

Asian stocks have declined, with a regional gauge heading for a one-week low, as Chinese shares tumbled the most since the depths of this year’s rout.

Rand to enter new week at 'worryingly weak levels'

2015-11-27 09:23

The rand has weakened in thin trade with US markets closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, while stocks are set to edge lower along with emerging market peers.

China’s stocks sink most in three months

2015-11-27 08:50

China’s stocks have tumbled as some of the largest brokerages disclosed regulatory probes, industrial profits fell and two companies flagged bond payments.

Oil prices trading below $43 in Asia

2015-11-27 07:38

Oil prices have traded below $43 in Asia as US markets took a break for Thanksgiving and Russia ruled out a military strike against Turkey for shooting down a warplane.

Rand dips as US data bolsters rate hike case

2015-11-26 10:18

The rand has softened slightly as the dollar rallied on positive US data that lifted the chances of a December rate hike by Federal Reserve.

Asian stocks rise on expectations of Europe stimulus

2015-11-26 07:58

Asian stock markets have been higher on stimulus outlook in Europe as Russia-Turkey jitters faded.

Oil prices up in Asia

2015-11-26 07:42

Oil prices held above $43 a barrel in Asia after US crude supplies rose at a slower pace while jitters over the shooting down by Turkey of a Russian warplane lingered.

JSE slides into slow descent

2015-11-25 14:40

Share prices on the JSE have drifted lower as the major indices seem unable to breach important resistance levels, adding to selling pressure


Euro has worst-ever run of weekly losses

2015-11-27 13:09

The euro has been set for its longest stretch of weekly declines versus the yen since the shared currency’s 1999 creation.

China market plunge sparks sell-off across Asia

2015-11-27 12:48

A plunge in Chinese stocks dragged Asian markets down after authorities launched a probe into brokerages and profits at the country's industrial giants sank far more than expected.

European stocks retreat at open

2015-11-27 11:05

Europe's main stock markets have opened lower, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.6% at 6 357.42 points.

Euro weak ahead of ECB meeting

2015-11-27 09:22

The euro has hovered around seven-month lows and was also weak against Asian currencies on speculation that the ECB will unleash fresh stimulus measures.

European stocks extend rebound

2015-11-27 07:42

European stock markets have risen solidly for a second day running following gains across Asia.

European stock markets steady at open

2015-11-26 11:39

Europe's main stock markets have opened steadily, with trading expected to be quiet amid the US Thanksgiving holiday.

Euro languishes near seven-month low

2015-11-26 09:14

The euro has been near the weakest in seven months against the dollar and yen as investors speculated the European Central Bank will expand stimulus.

US stocks end mostly higher in pre-holiday session

2015-11-26 07:44

Wall Street stocks have finished mostly higher following a stream of US data ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.

Oil prices drop before US data

2015-11-25 16:05

World oil prices have retreated ahead of the latest official reading on crude stockpiles in main consumer United States.

European stocks rise with bonds before US data

2015-11-25 13:42

European shares have risen from a one-week low as investors turned away from geopolitical tension to focus on US data.

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