JSE buoyed by global risk on sentiment

2019-01-18 20:19

JSE tracked other global markets on higher trading as the risk on sentiment persisted

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.70/$, while stocks struggle on Brexit developments

2019-01-16 08:36

The rand ended the day at R13.70/$, while British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face a no-confidence vote in UK Parliament.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.83/$

2019-01-14 08:06

TreasuryONE's Andre Botha said earlier the jump in the rand could be attributed to a couple of things - one of which was the start of the political parties election manifesto.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.90/$

2019-01-10 08:12

Andre Botha, Senior Currency Dealer at TreasuryONE said earlier that the rand and other emerging markets started the day on the front foot.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.93/$

2019-01-08 08:15

The rand had a day's range of R13.86 to R14.05 to the dollar on Tuesday.

Stocks close firmer ahead of US rate decision

2018-12-19 19:28

JSE closed firmer on Wednesday as sentiments across global markets was rather tentative ahead of the US Fed rate decision

When a tide becomes a trickle: Of droughts and markets

2018-12-14 06:05

What can investors learn from the weather? If the Western Cape's recent drought is anything to go by - quite a bit.

After ugly year, biggest Africa stock market may be set to rally

2018-12-11 07:34

It’s been a rough year for South African stocks, but signals are emerging that they’re set for a rebound in 2019.

JSE down in mixed trading session

2018-11-27 19:06

The JSE retreated on Tuesday as global markets traded relatively mixed as they try to gauge the possible outcomes from Brexit and trade talks between China and the US.

JSE closes weaker as European growth concerns resurface

2018-11-23 18:32

Today’s slide was compounded by the release of weaker Purchasing Managers Index data for the Eurozone, which ignited concerns that growth could be slowing within that bloc.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.79/$

2019-01-17 08:01

The rand closed at R13.79/$ at 17.00 CAT after trading in range of 13.6554-13.8324 for the day.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.77/$ as focus turns to rates announcement

2019-01-15 08:42

Bianca Botes, Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions said earlier that with the rand finally breaking below R13.80/$ towards the end of trading on Monday, it has ratcheted another leg stronger.

Markets WRAP: Rand holds firm, ends the day at R13.88/$

2019-01-11 08:01

The rand remained on a firm footing, closing at R13.88 to the US dollar, which slid on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve Bank.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.86/$

2019-01-09 08:48

"The overall tone in the markets is for some EM strength but as we have seen in the past, sentiment is fickle and it only takes one headline for it to change,” said TreasuryONE's Andre Botha.

Local bourse closes softer as markets remain constrained

2018-12-20 19:12

The JSE closes weaker as the equity sell-off deepened following the US Fed hiked rates.

Global market jitters weigh on the JSE

2018-12-18 19:59

The JSE fell on Tuesday on the back of a global slide in stocks.

UPDATE: Ayanda Mabulu warned not to return to scene exhibiting 'blame it on the boers' artwork

2018-12-12 20:42

Gauteng police say controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu was not arrested but was merely removed from outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, following a display of his artwork stating, "blame it on the boers".

NEPI Rockcastle shares slump on Viceroy report over profits

2018-11-28 20:31

NEPI Rockcastle shares slumped the most in almost 10 months in Johannesburg after short sellers Viceroy Research accused the Johannesburg and Amsterdam-listed real estate fund of overstating its profits from Romania.

JSE fines Pepkor Holdings R5m for breaches of listing requirements

2018-11-26 08:31

The JSE has fined Pepkor Holdings, formerly known as Steinhoff Africa Retail, R5m for breaching the local bourse's listing requirement, with R1m suspended for two years.

US-led tech rout drags global markets

2018-11-20 18:32

In Asian markets trading on Tuesday, the mainland Chinese equity benchmark fell by 2.31% while the Hang Seng dropped 2.02%. In Japan, the Nikkei lost 1.09%.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.