ARTICLES RELATING TO MARKETS

Oil prices extend decline

2015-08-02 13:00

Oil prices have extended their decline with no sign of an end to a global supply glut.

Dollar drops after feeble US wage growth data

2015-08-02 12:11

The dollar has fallen against other major currencies after an extremely weak report on US worker pay has raised questions about Federal Reserve plans.

Resources, gold stocks weigh on JSE

2015-07-31 15:32

The JSE has moved mostly sideways as the technical improvement of the past few days ran out of steam.

European stock markets inch up at open

2015-07-31 09:47

European stocks have inched up at the start of trading following a healthy batch of growth data out of the United States and as investors await eurozone inflation.

Asia stocks mostly up, dollar edges lower

2015-07-31 07:25

Most Asian markets have advanced on a healthy batch of economic growth data out of the United States but Shanghai sank again after the previous day's sell-off.

US stocks dip on mixed earnings

2015-07-30 16:30

Wall Street stocks have opened lower following mixed earnings and government data that showed the US economic rebound was lower than expected.

Oil prices extend recovery

2015-07-30 16:10

Oil prices have rebounded further as a drop in US stockpiles eased concerns of oversupply.

Dollar up on Fed rate talk, Asian markets up

2015-07-30 11:45

The dollar has pushed higher after the Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook on the US economy, while Asian shares were mostly up after a Wall Street rally.

Rand weakens ahead of US GDP data

2015-07-30 10:05

The rand has been weakened against the dollar ahead of US GDP data that could reinforce expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates.

Asian markets mostly higher after Wall St gains

2015-07-30 07:58

Asian markets have mostly risen, tracking a second straight rally in New York, while the dollar also pushed higher after the Fed upgraded its outlook on the US economy.

 

US stocks finish higher on mixed-earnings week

2015-08-02 12:30

Wall Street stocks have withstood some prominent earnings disappointments and another bout of Chinese market volatility to finish higher.

Rand recovers from 14yr lows on trade surplus

2015-07-31 18:30

The rand touched a new 14-year low against the dollar but later turned firmer, helped by data showing a surplus in the trade balance for the second month in a row.

Rand edges lower as US data triggers sell-off

2015-07-31 10:42

The rand has edged weaker after tumbling to its weakest in nearly a decade and half as US GDP data bolstered the case for a Federal Reserve rate hike this year.

Dow falls on weak P&G results; Nasdaq up

2015-07-31 07:28

The Dow has been dragged lower by weak Procter & Gamble results, but the Nasdaq gained as food giant Mondelez raised its forecast after better-than-expected earnings.

Oil slide continues on OPEC output stance

2015-07-31 07:16

Oil prices have extended their decline in Asia after the OPEC cartel indicated that current lofty output levels will remain.

Asian markets mostly rise, Dollar up

2015-07-30 16:20

The dollar has pushed higher after the Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook on the US economy, while Asian shares were mostly up after a Wall Street rally.

JSE maintains momentum

2015-07-30 14:55

The technical momentum which pushed the JSE higher in the previous session has continued, as analysts warn more residual selling pressure is on the cards,

European stock markets climb at open

2015-07-30 11:36

Europe's main stock markets have risen at the open on company updates and as investors assessed the US Federal Reserve's outlook for the economy.

IMF: China 'strong enough' to handle market rout

2015-07-30 10:00

International Monetary Fund managing director believes that China could weather the turmoil battering its stock exchanges.

Oil prices extend gains in Asia

2015-07-30 07:56

Oil prices have extended a rebound in Asia following data showing a decline in US inventories, analysts say.

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