Sasol's shock slump has wiped out billions - but it's not even among the 10 biggest one-day falls on the JSE

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It has been a tough week on the JSE, with Sasol losing 13% in a single session.

JSE inches higher as global stocks rise

2019-05-16 18:03

Despite gains being relatively mild, most of the equity indices managed to hang on to these gains to end the day firmer. In Asia the Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.45% firmer while the Hang Seng closed flat after only adding 0.02%.

JSE closes flat as downtrend pauses

2019-05-14 18:26

The minor strength on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange was also aided by a rebound in European counters as well us equity futures which traded mostly firmer on the day despite a weaker trading session earlier in Asia.

Three new board members announced at Ascendis Health

2019-05-03 19:05

Through a Sens announcement, Ascendis announced that John A Bester retired from the board as chair and independent non-executive director and would be replaced by Andrew Marshall.

JSE edges higher as resources rebound

2019-04-18 18:37

The JSE closed firmer led by a rebound in resources which slumped in the prior session, while Asian markets dipped as they took a leaf from the overnight weakness that was recorded in the US markets

R70m went to Survé-linked firms the day after AYO listed, PIC inquiry hears

2019-04-17 11:56

The former Chief Finance Officer at AYO Technology Solutions, Naahied Gamieldien, was testifying before the judicial commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation.

Markets Wrap: Rand closes at R14.13/$

2019-04-08 09:10

The UK currency is up Monday and a gauge of expected short-term sterling volatility is near a two-week low, showing there’s little panic even as the April 12 exit date draws closer

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.11/$

2019-04-04 08:04

"News from further afield is that the trade talks between the US and China are heading for a conclusion which can give the rand the necessary shot in the arm to break lower and challenge the R14.00 level," says TreasuryONE's Andre Botha.

Markets WRAP: Rand ends the day at R14.16/$

2019-04-03 07:48

The rand ended the day's session at R14.16/$.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.22/$

2019-04-02 08:07

"Better manufacturing numbers out of the US and China also improved the risk sentiment and alleviated a bit of the global growth concerns," says TreasuryONE's Andre Botha.

 

Local bourse weaker as China threatens to walk away from trade talks

2019-05-17 18:34

The impact of this new information was evident on the Shanghai Composite Index which fell 2.54%, while the Hang Seng lost 1.16%. Stocks in Japan advanced which saw the Nikkei close 0.89% firmer.

JSE resumes downtrend

2019-05-15 18:14

The relief recorded across most of the major global indices in the prior session seemed to have been short lived, as pressure mounted across most of the indices except for Asia where markets traded mostly firmer.

Stocks plunge as China announces tariff retaliation

2019-05-13 18:28

In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.65% lower on Monday while the Japanese Nikkei lost 0.72%.

JSE closes firmer as weaker rand lifts rand hedges

2019-04-23 18:33

The JSE eked out gains on Tuesday mainly on the back of gains recorded in resources and rand hedges which were buoyed by the weaker rand.

AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions

2019-04-17 19:29

AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation.

AYO denies financial filings were amended, vows to cooperate with JSE

2019-04-11 06:30

AYO Technology Solutions has denied its unaudited financials were amended, saying it is 'extremely perturbed' by allegations made by two former executives.

Markets LIVE: Global stocks edge up with bond yields on trade outlook

2019-04-05 08:32

Global stocks edged higher while Treasuries slipped following remarks from both China and the US that progress was being made in trade talks.

Aspen is said to get approvals for baby-milk deal in weeks

2019-04-03 14:31

The pharmaceutical group is expected to receive final approvals to complete the sale of its milk-formula business within weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.

JSE closes flat as stocks take a breather after previous session’s rally

2019-04-02 18:10

The JSE paused on Tuesday as it took a breather along with most global markets following a significant rally in the previous session.

Pharma group Aspen becomes fifth largest company to list on A2X

2019-04-01 11:59

The pharmaceutical group, which has a market cap of R42.4bn, will retain its primary listing on the JSE.

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