JSE rallies as Ramaphosa announces economic stimulus plan

2018-09-21 17:56

The JSE rallied to close firmer following the announcement of the economic stimulus plan by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

JSE firms as markets shift attention from trade war

2018-09-20 19:09

The JSE has firmed along with other major global markets as focus shifted from the Sino-USA trade war.

European equities stabilise at open

2018-09-20 11:03

Europe's main stock markets have opened on a stable note, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index virtually unchanged at 7 332.41 points.

Hong Kong stocks squeeze out fresh gains

2018-09-20 10:55

Hong Kong stocks have edged up on lingering hopes China and the United States will eventually reach an agreement to avert an all-out trade war.

US stocks mostly higher as trade fights churn

2018-09-19 16:13

Wall Street stocks have been mostly higher, taking a broadly benign view of lingering trade fights, including the escalating US-China battle.

Year of 'scandals' spurs JSE to plan new rules

2018-09-19 15:27

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange says it’s proposing tighter listing rules after financial markets were 'shaken by a range of corporate scandals, rumours and innuendo' over the past year.

Asian markets ride positive wave on hopes of trade resolution

2018-09-19 10:26

Asian markets have risen as new tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were seen as lighter than feared.

Tokyo's Nikkei index jumps to near eight-month high

2018-09-19 10:15

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index has surged to the highest level in nearly eight months, with investor sentiment buoyed by gains on Wall Street and a cheaper yen.

European stock markets steady at open

2018-09-18 09:50

Europe's main stock markets have steadied at the open, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.1% to 7 291.53 points.

Asian markets mixed after Trump guns for more China imports

2018-09-18 07:57

Most Asian markets were mixed after Donald Trump confirmed he will thump China with another round of tariffs, turning up the heat on the trade battle between the world's two biggest economies.

 

What is causing the JSE selloff?

2018-09-21 08:07

Kirk Swart unpacks the external contributing factors.

Tokyo stocks close flat after PM Abe's win

2018-09-20 11:13

Tokyo stocks have closed flat, with traders taking Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's widely expected victory in the party leadership election in their stride.

Asian markets edge up but rally wobbles

2018-09-20 11:01

Most Asian markets have risen but their recent rally lost its legs, though emerging market currencies held their own after Beijing's pledge not to weaponise the yuan.

JSE inches higher as inflation slows

2018-09-19 18:40

The JSE barely closed firmer, mainly on the back of gains recorded in the financials and resources indices.

Markets ride positive wave on hopes of trade resolution

2018-09-19 15:32

European and Asian stocks have mostly risen as new tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were seen as lighter than feared.

Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks push further ahead by close

2018-09-19 10:49

Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks have rallied, buoyed by optimism that China and the United States will eventually reach an agreement to end their months-long trade row.

European equities steady at open

2018-09-19 10:18

Europe's main stock markets have steadied at the open, with London and Frankfurt edging higher but Paris flatlined.

JSE struggles for direction as Trump strikes again

2018-09-18 18:31

The local bourse has struggled for direction as global markets digested the imposition of a 10% tariff on Chinese goods by the US, which is set to kick in on 24 September.

Tokyo stocks rebound after dips on US tariffs on China

2018-09-18 08:07

Tokyo stocks opened lower but quickly bounced back into the green, as investors braced for Beijing's reaction after the US announced tariffs on another $200bn in Chinese goods.

JSE closes weaker as global markets react to new tariffs

2018-09-17 18:08

The JSE has closed weaker, following a session where it mostly traded in the red.

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