Stock markets retreat as nervous investors pocket week's gains

2020-03-27 16:35

Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic have retreated Friday as investors banked profits from the week's equities rally sparked by massive government and central bank action to bolster an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

European stocks rise, but Wall Street slumps

2020-03-20 21:27

European stock markets pushed higher Friday at the end of another volatile week as the ECB unleashed fresh stimulus to boost the economy as coronavirus grips the continent.

JSE wrap | Asset slump resumes on the back of virus concerns

2020-03-18 18:14

Global stocks resumed their downtrend on Wednesday on the back of renewed fears over the spread of the coronavirus.

JSE wrap: Losses deepen as virus fears intensify

2020-03-16 20:03

The local bourse plunged along with other global stocks as the sell-off in stocks intensified due to worsening fears over the spread of the coronavirus.

JSE wrap: Panic sets in as markets head deeper into the red

2020-03-12 18:08

The JSE All-Share index eventually closed 9.72% weaker while the JSE Top-40 index lost 9.92%. The Resources index plummeted 14.43%, while the Financials and Industrials indices lost 6.37% and 8.72% respectively.

JSE wrap: Milder declines, but Sasol can't catch a break

2020-03-11 17:45

Some form of pricing stability returned to the all-share index on Wednesday as the index closed reasonably softer on the day.

Brent crude freefall triggers deeper stock collapse

2020-03-09 18:15

Global stocks plummeted on Monday after brent crude recorded its worst fall since the Gulf war in 1991.

G7 top officials prepare to stem economic bleed from coronavirus

2020-03-03 16:57

Top finance officials from the Group of Seven nations said Tuesday that they would use "all appropriate policy tools" to prevent the new coronavirus outbreak from damaging economic growth, following the rout on global stock markets last week.

WATCH: Coronavirus crash wipes $5 trillion off world stocks

2020-02-28 14:43

Coronavirus panic sent world share markets crashing again on Friday.

JSE losses deepen as stock rout continues

2020-02-27 19:40

The JSE tumbled on Thursday as it resumed its downward trend following a minor relief bounce caused by the Budget 2020 speech.


Asia markets mostly up after US senate passes $2 trillion stimulus package

2020-03-26 08:49

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief that US senators have finally passed a gargantuan stimulus package for the world's top economy after being delayed by wrangling over details.

WATCH: Even a trillion dollar promise can't lift global stocks

2020-03-18 19:38

European and Asian shares slid again Wednesday, even after Donald Trump said he planned a $1 trillion package of aid for the US economy.

JSE wrap | Reprieve for local stocks after volatile session

2020-03-17 18:06

A volatile trading session ensued for the JSE on Tuesday as it swung between being flat and gains before eventually closing firmer.

JSE wrap: Recovery falls short right at the close

2020-03-13 18:26

The attempted rebound on the JSE fell just short as the index slipped into the red right before the close.

WATCH: Global stocks tumble on oil price shock, recession fears

2020-03-11 19:21

Global stocks have tumbled after a huge slide on oil prices added to fears of a virus-induced recession.

Stocks rebound after worst single day rout in a decade

2020-03-10 18:15

Stocks have bounced on Tuesday following one of the worst single day routs since the financial crisis of 2008/09.

JSE down by over 2% as global markets slide

2020-03-06 13:46

Now that coronavirus has reached South African shores, the JSE has shed over 2% in mid-morning trade, with the rand similarly taking a beating as global markets are in risk-off mode.

Coronavirus will likely knock SA mining, tourism and telecoms - report

2020-02-29 07:00

A weaker growth pace for the Chinese economy due to the coronavirus outbreak will have knock-on effects on sectors in SA's economy.

World stock rout extends on coronavirus fears; Europe futures down 4%

2020-02-28 09:32

Fear tightened its grip on global markets Friday.

All-share index softer after mixed session

2020-02-25 19:00

The all-share index eventually closed weaker on Tuesday following a mixed session in which the local bourse swung between gains and losses.

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