JSE closes flat as it fails to catch rebound wave

2019-08-16 18:37

The JSE closed off a difficult trading week by closing flat on Friday as sentiment remains mostly bearish for local stocks

Yield inversion sparks recession jitters

2019-08-14 19:46

Global stocks including the JSE weakened on Wednesday as mounting signals of a global economic slowdown surfaced.

JSE erases earlier gains to close softer

2019-08-12 19:10

The JSE closed weaker on Monday as it erased earlier gains primarily on the back of losses which were recorded in health sector stocks

These South African investors will be hurting after a large property company lost 30% of its value in one go

2019-07-31 16:32

Some of its major SA shareholders are Coronation and the Public Investment Corporation.

Rand tumbles along with euro as ECB signals for more policy stimulus

2019-07-25 18:24

The move in the rand was indirectly a result of the euro weakening ahead of the European Central Bank's interest rate decision and press conference which took place on Thursday afternoon.

Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

2019-07-23 18:06

Although modest, major equity indices in Asia inched higher while a similar trend was also recorded in Europe including the United Kingdom where Boris Johnson won the Conservative party leadership contest to become the new UK prime minister.

JSE closes flat as it struggles for direction

2019-07-12 21:18

The JSE struggled for direction on Friday eventually closing marginally weaker as it faded towards the close.

Flight to safety sees stocks drag lower

2019-07-09 20:02

The JSE fell sharply on Tuesday as it tracked other major global indices which have primarily weakened on the back of reduced demand for riskier assets since the release of US jobs data

Golden six months for SA stocks defy economic gloom

2019-07-01 06:00

South African investors have been caught up in a dramatic contrast in the first half of 2019: a stumbling economy, but a stock market that raced to its best start in 12 years.

Shock slump in JSE’s share price wipes out R1 billion – here’s what happened

2019-06-24 16:23

In the year to date, foreigners have sold R31 billion more South African shares than they bought.


JSE quickly erases earlier gains to close weaker

2019-08-15 18:48

The JSE gave up earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as local sentiment remained largely bearish given weaker local and global economic fundamentals

Local bourse closes softer as resources struggle

2019-08-13 19:22

The JSE closed softer on Tuesday as it took a leaf from Asian counters which registered heavy losses in earlier trading.

Stocks buckle as Trump imposes additional tariffs on China

2019-08-02 18:44

Global stocks fell on Friday following surprise reports that Donald Trump would be increasing tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports into the USA

JSE closes flat after muted session

2019-07-26 18:09

Stocks in Europe tracked mostly higher while in the USA investors waited in anticipation of the first estimate of US GDP QoQ which, although slower came in better than expected at 2.1% compared to a forecast of 1.8%.

Miners tumble to lead losses on the JSE

2019-07-24 18:02

The general mining index closed significantly weaker despite marginal gains from both the platinum and gold mining index. Other major indices on the local bourse also tracked lower albeit at a slower rate than the general mining index.

China launches STAR market as Equities retreat

2019-07-22 18:58

Tensions between the United State and China, continue to make the headlines as no firm deal appears to have been made by the two economic giants. The Trump regime continues to utter statements that provide very little confidence to the market.

JSE retreats as mining production data disappoints

2019-07-11 19:36

The JSE retreated on Thursday led by losses on the resources index on the back of relatively weak mining production numbers as well as weaker rand metal commodity prices.

JSE closes softer as financials struggle

2019-07-03 18:49

The JSE retreated to close softer on Wednesday as it was dragged down mainly by blue-chips on the financials index.

JSE blames economic environment for expected 25% drop in earnings per share

2019-06-24 19:01

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange blamed a unfavourable economic environment for headline earnings per share were expected to register at be between 490.95 cents and 425.49 cents for the six months ended in June, that the exchange announced on Monday.

JSE manages to squeeze gains after muted session

2019-06-21 19:06

In general, global equities slowed down after consecutive sessions of significant gains, with declines stretching from Asia through to Europe.

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