Stocks fall on deepening virus concerns

2020-01-27 18:07

Global markets tumbled on Monday as investors scurried to less riskier assets due to concerns over the deadly coronavirus which many fear China has failed to contain.

Stocks slide as global markets fret over virus

2020-01-23 17:59

Local stocks have plummeted on the back of broad-based losses amongst global markets due to concerns over the spread of the virus which emanated in China.

JSE weaker after erasing earlier gains

2020-01-22 17:46

The local bourse has lost ground towards the close on Wednesday eventually erasing all its earlier gains.

Weaker close for the JSE after muted session

2020-01-20 17:49

The JSE closed softer on Monday following a relatively muted session in which the local bourse couldn’t gain significant momentum.

JSE rises despite weaker consumer confidence data

2020-01-14 21:09

The JSE advanced on Tuesday primarily on the back of gains in the financials and industrials indices.

From South Africa to Egypt | 10 African markets to watch in 2020

2019-12-24 10:37

Global bond traders who ventured into Africa this year have reaped rich rewards.

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.

JSE firmer as inflation slows for a consecutive month

2019-12-11 18:12

The local bourse edged higher on Wednesday on the back of modest gains across all the major indices.

US jobs report lifts global markets

2019-12-06 17:41

The JSE finally matched trends with global markets on Friday as it closed firmer following a robust session.

Global stocks rise on trade optimism

2019-12-04 17:45

The JSE advanced to close firmer on Wednesday after a lukewarm start to the session.


Small breather for stocks

2020-01-24 17:42

Local stocks edged higher on Friday in tandem with other global markets which rebounded as concerns over a deadly virus in China took lesser priority.

Chinese stocks plunge in worst end to Lunar Year on record

2020-01-23 09:49

Panic coursed through the world's second-largest equity market as investors sold stocks on concern a deadly virus will worsen over China's week-long trading break.

Stocks plummet on Asian virus concerns

2020-01-21 17:49

The JSE fell on Tuesday following heavy losses in Asia which were mainly attributed to worries about a deadly virus in China.

A Goldman Sachs client poll finds 87% expect Trump to win the next election

2020-01-17 13:48

The banking titan also polled clients on when they expect the next US recession, and their predictions for US stocks and Fed rate cuts.

Boeing CEO shakeup kicks Wall St into action

2019-12-24 11:02

The surprise announcement that Boeing ousted its embattled CEO invigorated Wall Street, while trading was muted on European and Asian stock markets as many investors were already away for Christmas.

Asian markets struggle for traction, European markets rise at start of trade

2019-12-16 12:20

Asian investors gave a cool welcome to the China-US trade agreement, with observers saying they were still waiting for details, while the pound built on gains after the win for Boris Johnson.

What to know about shift from equities to 'safety' of bonds

2019-12-12 13:37

Geopolitical factors and economic uncertainty make some investors shift away from equities into what they perceive to be the safety of higher-quality bonds.

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 softer as domestic pressures weigh

2019-12-05 17:53

The local bourse closed softer on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major indices.

JSE slips as GDP disappoints

2019-12-03 17:47

The local bourse tracked other global markets lower on Tuesday as markets priced a high probability of a phase one deal not being signed between China and the US.

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