Goldman Sachs opens bank branch in South Africa

2020-01-20 13:19

Goldman Sachs Group will open a Johannesburg branch of the international bank, and has been admitted as a member of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange's interest rate and currency derivatives market, it said in a statement Monday.

JSE rises despite weaker US jobs data

2020-01-10 17:47

United States non-farm payrolls for the month of December came in lower than expected as the US economy added 145 000 jobs instead of the forecast 160 000 jobs.

JSE softer as US-Iran tensions remain

2020-01-08 18:06

The rand recovered from its earlier slump which saw it fall to a session low of R14.45/$. The local unit rallied to peak at a session high of R14.19/$ before it was recorded trading 0.44% firmer at R14.23 against the dollar.

IT group AYO says it will submit annual report before JSE deadline

2020-01-02 13:08

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange says that three listed companies may be suspended if they do not submit their annual reports by the end of January.

Stagnant economy a thorn in the JSE's side

2019-12-20 19:26

The stock exchange expects its earnings to fall by between 20% and 26% in 2019.

Local bourse struggles for direction

2019-12-09 18:52

The JSE struggled for direction on Monday before eventually closing mildly softer after a muted session.

JSE weaker as blue-chips struggle

2019-11-29 18:58

The JSE slipped on Friday led by losses in the resources index where miners lost significant ground due to relatively weaker metal commodity prices.

Local stocks weaker as blue chips struggle

2019-11-26 19:43

The local bourse shrugged off the gains in other global markets as it was weighed down by broad based losses across all the major indices, and more particularly from deeper losses in the financials index as well as the industrials index.

SARB keeps rates unchanged as JSE closes softer

2019-11-21 18:30

Locally, the South African Reserve Bank decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.50% as the bank reiterated that future policy decisions would continue to be data driven.

Tongaat Hulett strikes deal with Bokomo Namibia

2019-11-19 19:17

Tongaat Hulett is disposing of its interest in Tongaat Hulett Namibia, and says it will use its share of the proceeds to reduce debt levels.

 

JSE holds on to gains

2020-01-13 18:45

The JSE on Monday tried to take a leaf from the earlier trend in Asian equities where the Hang Seng surged 1.11% while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.98%.

JSE closes weaker as resources struggle

2020-01-09 19:04

Miners have surged over the past couple of sessions on the back of firmer metal commodity prices, which have risen on the back of the tensions between the USA and Iraq.

An investment in this SA giant a year ago would have delivered an incredible 290% return

2020-01-02 14:29

The JSE's all share index gained 8% in 2019 - but this number belies the diverging fortunes of different sectors.

South Africa’s new stock markets started to nibble the JSE’s lunch this year

2019-12-30 07:13

While the JSE continues to dominate trading, the new exchanges offer cheaper deals for investors, listed companies and brokers.

JSE holds on to gains

2019-12-12 17:48

After having opened and trading mostly firmer in the morning session on Thursday, the local bourse relinquished most of its gains despite eventually closing firmer on the day.

Giant investment banks are exiting South Africa - but one analyst thinks they may be bailing at the bottom

2019-12-04 17:03

Some of the world’s biggest investment banks are leaving or scaling down their operations in SA.

4Sight removed from business rescue

2019-11-29 18:30

IT services company 4Sight has been removed from business rescue, as '"temporary difficulties" have been overcome.

Resources lift the all-share index

2019-11-22 17:57

The local bourse got off to a slow start as it retreated marginally in earlier trading before it found momentum towards the afternoon session.

JSE softer as inflation falls to lowest level in 8 years

2019-11-20 18:03

The United States bill could potentially complicate the ongoing US-China trade talks which could result in a deal not being signed soon.

JSE firmer as global markets remain buoyant

2019-11-19 18:03

US indices recorded fresh all-time highs led by tech shares as the main equity bourses continued to show signs of resilience. The upward momentum started off in Asia as the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.55% and 1% higher respectively.

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