Auto, oil stocks lead European shares end higher

2015-10-06 19:59

European shares have closed higher, helped by expectations central banks in Europe and the US will maintain an equity-friendly monetary policy.

US stocks up as DuPont surges

2015-10-06 16:40

An unexpected chief executive resignation at DuPont has lifted the Dow in early trade as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq edged higher.

Sibanye's Aquarius offer gives JSE a boost

2015-10-06 14:09

News about Sibanye Gold's cash offer for Aquarius Platinum has lifted the Resources index, which also helped pull the All-share and Top 40 indices higher by midday.

European shares slip lower, led by Germany

2015-10-06 11:15

European shares have fallen following strong gains in the previous session, with Germany underperforming after reporting industrial orders unexpectedly fell.

Rand weakens on shifting US rate hike sentiment

2015-10-06 10:11

The rand has weakened against the dollar as uncertainty of when the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates mounted, while stocks opened slightly lower.

Oil gains as Russia set to meet with producers

2015-10-06 09:19

Oil prices have jumped after Russia said it was ready to meet with other producers to discuss the market, while world stock indices rose.

Wall St rises as investors eye rate hike delay

2015-10-06 07:45

US stocks have jumped, with the S&P 500 rising for the fifth day in a row as oil prices boosted energy stocks and investors bet the Fed would not hike rates in 2015..

US stocks climb with S&P 500 index rising

2015-10-05 16:00

US stocks have advanced, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rising for a fifth day, as investors speculated that the worst has been priced into shares.

Pound falls on UK services data

2015-10-05 11:45

The pound has fallen against the euro by the most in a week as a report showed UK services grew at their slowest pace in more than two years in September.

Rand firmer after weak US payrolls, stocks up

2015-10-05 10:10

The rand has firmed against the dollar, on track for a fifth consecutive daily gain after weak US payrolls data signalled that a near-term Fed hike is unlikely.


Oil prices rebound sharply

2015-10-06 19:52

Global oil prices have soared to one-month peaks on simmering Syria tensions, rebounding equities, the weak dollar and upbeat comments from energy major Shell.

Oil sags as supply glut weighs

2015-10-06 14:50

Global oil prices have weakened, weighed down by abundant supplies that have plagued the market for months.

European equities build on hefty gains

2015-10-06 14:00

European stock markets have mostly risen, building on hefty gains won in the previous session, while the aviation and beverage sectors were in focus.

Asian shares rise on fading Fed rate views

2015-10-06 10:49

Fading expectations that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year and a bounce in oil prices have helped lift Asian stocks to two-week highs.

European shares pause after biggest rise since Aug

2015-10-06 09:30

European shares have paused following strong gains in the previous session, with mixed corporate updates also providing little clear direction for the market.

European stocks soar as US interest rate fears recede

2015-10-06 07:50

European stock markets have pushed strongly as weak US data fuelled talk the US Federal Reserve would not hike interest rates any time soon.

Oil prices hold above $46 ahead of US inventories report

2015-10-06 07:34

Oil prices have held above $46 a barrel in Asia ahead of a report on US commercial crude inventories, a closely watched indicator of demand in the world's top consumer.

Yen, dollar weaken on US payrolls report

2015-10-05 14:13

The yen and dollar has tumbled after a report last week showed US payrolls grew less than economists forecast, tempering rate hike speculation.

Asia stocks gain as US jobs data dampen prospects

2015-10-05 10:30

Asian stocks have risen as expectations for a US interest rate hike this year faded after weaker-than-expected employment data.

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2015-10-05 10:09

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