Stocks rise on promise of trade deal

2019-10-11 18:39

Reactions to the headlines about the trade war have become fickle as the tension has been drawn out, however there seems to be an elevated sense of optimism that the current talks will yield a partial deal.

Resources lift the JSE

2019-10-01 18:04

With Chinese markets closed for a holiday, there was little sentiment filtering from that market. In Japan, the Nikkei eventually closed 0.59% firmer.

Local bourse tracks Asian stocks lower

2019-09-30 18:15

The greenback strengthened against a basket of major currencies which saw it peak as high as 99.46 index points on the US dollar index.

JSE flat as Reserve Bank keeps rates unchanged

2019-09-19 18:43

Shares on the JSE tracked mostly lower on Thursday before closing softer as the Reserve Bank delivered its Monetary Policy Committee statement

JSE threatens threatens to de-list Blue Label over financial results delay

2019-09-17 19:52

The JSE has threatened to suspend Blue Label Telecoms shares as the company has failed to release its provisional financial results as required.

WATCH | 'This situation won't change until we as men change' - Gender-based violence protesters shut down Sandton

2019-09-13 15:29

Protesters took to the streets outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton to stand up against gender-based violence. Watch.

'It cannot be business as usual' - civil society groups to shutdown Sandton

2019-09-13 06:55

Civil society groups are expected to assemble to peacefully march against sexual, gender-based violence and femicide.

MultiChoice makes offer to BEE scheme members to exchange shares

2019-08-30 18:03

Phuthuma Nathi shareholders will received MultiChoice shares in exchange for theirs if the proposed transaction is approved.

China’s tariff stance brings relief to stocks

2019-08-29 18:03

Positive GDP growth out of the USA also aided in reassuring market participants that the US economy was still strong despite the risks associated with trade war.

Local bourse firmer as stocks struggle for direction

2019-08-27 18:05

With global market sentiment still being driven by the developments and comments around the Sino-US trade war, investors are increasingly becoming skeptical to take big bets on stocks.


JSE tumbles as global growth fears spread

2019-10-02 18:46

With the Chinese markets still closed for a holiday, the Hang Seng and Nikkei lost 0.19% and 0.49% respectively as they reacted to worse than expected US economic data.

Afrimat expects a near doubling of profits

2019-10-01 08:20

Afrimat's SENS report said earnings per share for the period ended 31 August 2019 is expected to be between 182.0 cents and 186.8 cents per share, being an increase of between 91% and 96% compared to the earnings of 95,3 cents per share.

Local bourse inches higher after slow start

2019-09-20 18:10

The JSE pared earlier losses and climbed towards the end of the day to eventually close firmer on Friday.

Stocks softer as investors await Fed decision

2019-09-18 20:41

More focus will be on the press conference following the interest rate decision for more clues on how the Fed plans to help spur economic growth given that the ECB has already taken on quantitative easing.

Local bourse brushes off global risks to close firmer

2019-09-16 20:24

The JSE shrugged off the pessimism in other global indices as it surged higher on Monday.

#SandtonShutdown: Here are the demands

2019-09-13 14:31

Protesters taking part in the #SandtonShutdown march against gender-based violence have handed over a memorandum to Johannesburg Stock Exchange CEO Nicky Newton-King.

Weaker gold miners drag all-share index lower

2019-09-09 18:28

The JSE closed softer on Monday primarily on the back of losses from gold miners and a couple of blue-chips.

JSE caps off week of gains

2019-08-30 17:57

Major world indices tracked higher on the day starting off in Asia where the Nikkei rallied 1.19%, while the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.08% and 0.25% respectively.

Resources lead gains on the JSE

2019-08-28 18:04

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Global stocks stuck in Sino-US trade war whirlwind

2019-08-26 17:58

In a turn of events on Monday, United States President Donald Trump seemed to change his stance on his Friday’s comments as he stated that prospects for a deal with China were more than likely to happen now compared to when talks began.

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