Daimler ditches shares in Tesla

2014-10-23 09:58

Daimler has sold its stake in US battery-car company Tesla but will maintain its support and joint ventures between each other's products.

Investing in shares is a marathon

2014-07-24 11:07

When investment guru Warren Buffet was 11, he bought his first shares and today he reckons that he started too late.

Stocks rebound after days of losses

2014-07-11 17:39

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has posted moderate gains, halting four straight sessions of declines.

Fiat gains full control of Chrysler

2014-01-02 10:02

Fiat has reached an agreement with the United Auto Workers to purchase the rest of Chrysler. The R38-billion deal marks the culmination of years of negotiations between the automakers.

Abil shares 38% cheaper

2013-11-01 10:29

Mass-lender African Bank says it will be issuing 685.3 million new ordinary shares at a discount of 38.72%.

China shares suffer loss

2013-10-10 09:54

China shares have posted their first loss in five sessions, with brokerages leading financial sector weakness.

Tokyo stocks up 0.30%

2013-10-08 13:19

Tokyo stocks have ended 0.30% higher on late bargain-hunting, despite nervousness at a lack of movement in solving a US budget stand-off.

Tokyo investors eye Japan factory output

2013-09-27 13:30

Tokyo investors will be watching a string of data, including industrial output and an expected sales tax hike.

Tokyo Electron shares soar on US merger deal

2013-09-25 12:02

Tokyo Electron shares have climbed on news of a multi-billion dollar merger between the Japanese chip and panel giant and US-based rival Applied Materials.

MTN shares take a beating as CFO resigns

2013-07-23 13:37

Shares of MTN have tumbled after the company announced that its chief financial officer resigned amid an investigation.

Times Media to sell its map affiliate

2013-06-07 15:11

Times Media Group plans to sell its 51% shareholding in Map Integration Technologies to TomTom Africa for R37.49m, the company says.

Fee income boosts Investec earnings

2013-05-23 10:09

Investec bank and asset manager has reported an 18% rise in full-year profit, boosted by strong income from fees and commissions.

Japan shipbuilders to merge: report

2013-04-22 13:49

Shares in Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding have surged following a report that it had started merger talks with Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

Nestlé Nigeria shares reach record high

2012-12-12 18:51

Nestle Nigeria shares rose to an all-time high as investors anticipated a healthy year-end dividend.

Oceana rallies on trade update

2012-10-18 12:46

Shares in Oceana‚ the owner of Lucky Star brand‚ have rallied as much as 8% to an intraday record before pulling back following a trading update.

Sovereign Foods earnings remain at 7c y/y

2012-08-30 15:01

Poultry producer Sovereign Foods says it expects headline earnings per share and earnings per share to be 7c in the six months ended June 2012.

Aspen: Earning to between rise 18%-24%

2012-08-30 14:45

Aspen Pharmacare says that it expected its diluted normalised headline earnings per share from continuing operations to rise between 18% and 24% in the year ended June.

L'Oreal shares drop as results disappoint

2012-08-29 13:35

Shares in L'Oreal have fallen sharply, a day after the cosmetics firm released disappointing first-half results.

Apple the world's most valuable company

2012-08-20 19:19

Apple's surging stock propelled the company's value to $623bn, beating the record for market capitalisation set by Microsoft in the heady days of the internet boom.

Bekker has R6bn Naspers shares - report

2012-08-13 09:55

Naspers boss Koos Bekker is holding R6bn worth of Naspers N shares, according to the group’s recently released annual report.

Shares fall as stimulus hopes fade

2012-08-01 08:35

Asian shares fell as soft Chinese manufacturing data further undermined investor confidence and as hopes for bold stimulus action by central banks faded.

Foreigners cash in on SA shares

2012-07-10 15:45

Foreigners were net buyers of R971.854m of South African shares in the week ended July 6 after net sales of R1.802bn of local shares the week before‚ according to the JSE.

JSE rises, eyes record high

2012-01-16 18:07

South African stocks gained, with the All Share index hitting a record close as investors shrugged off a ratings outlook downgrade last week.

Foreigners buy R1.3bn of SA shares

2012-01-04 11:30

Foreigners were net buyers of R1.3bn of SA shares in the week ended December 30, after net sales of R1.553bn worth of local shares the week before.

Should I go active or stay passive?

2011-07-29 10:33

A Fin24 reader wants to know whether he should appoint a stockbroker to manage his investments. Two experts on different sides of the industry advise.


Tesla shares rev after mystery tweet

2014-10-03 10:06

Tesla Motors' share price raced higher on Thursday, after founder Elon Musk tantalised fans via Twitter with a hint that the battery-car company was about to unveil a new model.

Asian shares mostly up

2014-07-15 11:28

Asian shares mostly rose, taking their lead from Wall Street, while investors await a string of market-moving news and data in a few days.

Alexander Forbes sets offer price

2014-07-07 12:12

Alexander Forbes has set the offer price for its planned share listing and also says it plans to raise fresh capital.

Vodafone shares up as US firm mulls takeover

2013-11-01 15:33

Shares in Vodafone have climbed after a media report that US mobile operator AT&T was exploring strategies for a potential takeover of the telecoms firm.

Hong Kong shares fall to 7-week low

2013-10-24 12:29

Hong Kong shares have sunken to its lowest close since September, with Chinese counters rattled by tightening fears after short-term money rates again spiked.

Alcatel shares dive after job cut threat

2013-10-09 13:20

Shares in telecom-equipment group Alcatel-Lucenthave plunged by 5.81%, as controversy built up over a restructuring plan to cut 10 000 jobs worldwide.

Tesla blaze ignites share drop

2013-10-03 15:22

Tesla shares plummeted after a video of a Model S fire was posted online. Officials said the fire originated in the vehicle's battery pack.

Hong Kong stocks end lower

2013-09-26 14:02

Hong Kong shares have dropped 0.36% as traders grow concerned about a budget stand-off in Washington that could shut down parts of the US economy within days.

Mail.Ru dumps Facebook stock

2013-09-05 10:45

Russian internet group Mail.Ru has sold the remainder of its shares in social network group Facebook for $525m, the company says.

Hong Kong shares slump to 7-month low

2013-06-11 12:53

Hong Kong shares have been at a seven-month low, as investors exited some high-yielding stocks ahead of the Dragon Boat Festival holiday.

Hong Kong shares fall

2013-05-29 13:03

Hong Kong shares have dropped for the first time in three days, in line with a broader sell-off in high yielding counters including property.

Business Connexion to buy back shares

2013-05-09 15:00

African information technology group Business Connexion says it would repurchase up to 25 million shares.

Shares to keep an eye on

2013-01-03 11:27

Want to invest in the stock market but unsure of which shares to go for? Fin24 users present their picks.

Secure stocks with a separate account

2012-10-22 11:39

For a small fee you can set up a separate and transparent record of your shares that will safeguard your assets if your bank goes bankrupt.

Pinnacle Tech expects earnings rise

2012-09-05 14:32

Pinnacle Technology says it now expects its earnings per share for the year ended June 30 2012 to be 42% to 46% up on last year’s figure of 121c.

Italtile shares fall more than 5%

2012-08-30 14:56

Shares in tile and sanitary ware retailer Italtile slipped more than 5% in opening trade.

Caxton profits increase by 3.3%

2012-08-29 17:03

Media company Caxton has posted a 3.3% rise in full-year headline earnings per share and expects a modest improvement in earnings in the next year.

Country Bird slides on profit warning

2012-08-29 11:55

Country Bird’s share price has fallen nearly 5%, bringing the poultry producer's losses to more than 8% in two days after a profit drop warning.

Facebook stock drops below $19

2012-08-20 18:33

Facebook's beleaguered stock has lost more than half of its value since its initial public offering three months ago.

Foreigners bought net R283.650m SA shares

2012-08-07 15:51

Foreigners were net buyers of R283.650m SA shares last week after net purchases of R263.119m of local shares the week before‚ according to figures released by the JSE.

JPMorgan shares jump despite huge losses

2012-07-13 16:28

JPMorgan Chase shares surged over 4.1% after the bank reported solid second-quarter earnings despite a huge $4.4bn loss on derivatives.

Weaker rand lifts JSE

2012-01-16 13:33

The JSE was trading in the black at noon, continuing its run against the trend on the back of a weaker rand.

Shares rise as Europe aids banks

2011-10-06 19:10

Shares around the world jumped amid moves by European policymakers to prevent the region's debt crisis from turning into a banking crisis.

Ensure your pick pays

2011-07-28 00:00

Food retail shares are priced to perfection. Many – such as Pick n Pay, Shoprite and Massmart Holdings – are trading on earnings multiples comfortably above 20 times.

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