Asia stocks fall as Trump ditches Kim summit, but Europe rebounds

2018-05-25 13:53

Asian markets have mostly fallen as US President Donald Trump abruptly axed next month's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Global stocks fall on North Korea, new Trump trade worries

2018-05-25 09:23

Global stocks have slid, with persistent global trade worries compounded when Washington suddenly cancelled a nuclear summit with North Korea.

Hong Kong stocks down by break

2018-05-25 09:18

Hong Kong stocks have ended slightly lower as investors were spooked by Donald Trump's decision to pull out of next month's historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

JSE loses steam to end the day in the red

2018-05-24 18:55

The JSE closed softer on Thursday after the local bourse failed to grasp onto its earlier gains.

Hong Kong stocks up by break

2018-05-24 10:11

Hong Kong shares have ended the morning session slightly higher as lingering worries over China-US trade and Donald Trump's planned summit with Kim Jong Un offset a less hawkish tone.

Asian investors shift cautiously, autos hit by US tariff threat

2018-05-24 07:38

Asian markets were with traders concerned about the China-US trade deal and Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un.

JSE closes firmer after erasing earlier losses

2018-05-22 19:03

The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday despite briefly trading in the red after opening, with bankers and retailers in particular benefiting from the firmer rand.

Rand is back to its bad old ways

2018-05-21 15:47

After outperforming emerging-market peers for much of the year, the rand is now falling as the dollar strengthens.

Tokyo's Nikkei closes up on weak yen

2018-05-21 09:08

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index has risen for the third straight session, supported by a weaker yen as worries over a trade war between the US and China eased.

Wall Street adds to losses while Europe's markets pause

2018-05-20 13:45

Wall Street had a lackluster day, with little to spur investors onward amid a steady drumbeat of worrisome news on trade and geopolitical worries.


European equities rise at open

2018-05-25 10:30

European stocks have advanced at the open, rebounding from the previous day's losses that were sparked by US President Donald Trump's decision to axe a summit with North Korea.

Tokyo stocks close mixed after Trump cans N.Korea summit

2018-05-25 09:20

Tokyo stocks have closed flat, shored up by bargain hunting after pessimism from Washington's cancellation of a planned summit with North Korea.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: JSE resource index starts correction mode

2018-05-25 07:56

The JSE resources 10 index has started an expected sell-off, having hit a significant resistance line, a move that will eventually result in another buying opportunity, says an analyst.

European equities mostly rise on bargain hunting

2018-05-24 12:57

Most European stock markets have risen as investors fished for bargains, but London fell on the strong pound, dealers say.

Tokyo's Nikkei index closes down for third straight session

2018-05-24 10:06

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index has fallen for the third consecutive session, with automakers battered by news that Washington was considering possible tariffs on automobile imports.

JSE down amid global jitters on Trump’s China trade remarks

2018-05-23 19:17

The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday, as it followed the trend in global equities which pulled back after President Donald Trump’s comments on China trade talks.

JSE closes flat after erratic session as rand takes a beating

2018-05-21 18:30

The JSE closed flat on Monday after a volatile trading session, which could largely be attributed to the rand's significant weakening against the greenback to a new five-month low.

Asian markets rise as China and US agree to avert trade war

2018-05-21 11:58

After high-level talks in Washington the two economic superpowers revealed a deal had been hammered out, ending months of tension that have sent financial markets into a frenzy.

Asian markets rise as China and US agree to avert trade war

2018-05-21 09:06

Asian markets have rallied and the dollar extended gains after the US and China said they had agreed to hold off imposing tariffs, averting a potentially damaging trade war.

Rand slumps, JSE down as 10-year Treasury yields blow out

2018-05-18 18:58

The JSE closed weaker on Friday as banks and retailers dragged the local index lower due to the weaker rand.

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