Local bourse weaker as resources buckle

2019-05-22 18:40

The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday led by moderate losses across most blue-chip stocks.

European stocks recover, pound falters

2019-05-21 16:26

European stock markets have recovered but concerns about the Huawei row and broader China-US trade war kept investors on edge.

European stock markets rebound at open

2019-05-21 11:08

European stock markets have rebounded at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.4% at 7 336.97 points.

SA breaks jinx as bonds dodge emerging-market losses

2019-05-16 16:04

It will take more than a bit of trade tension to derail South Africa’s bonds.

Rand strengthens despite global trade jitters

2019-05-15 11:29

European equities and US futures fell on Wednesday after renewed potential for a trade deal and Chinese government stimulus lifted Asian stocks.

The rand and JSE firmer following Wall Street's bloodbath overnight

2019-05-14 13:20

But Asian equities slumped after US indexes tanked at least 2% on Monday. "Markets are likely to take Trump's words with a few pinches of salt."

Bitcoin vaults above $7 000 level as crypto rally gathers steam

2019-05-13 15:34

Bitcoin jumped above $7 000 and didn’t look back, as its longest winning streak since 2013 continued to rekindle the global cryptocurrency market.

Stock rout worsens ahead of US-China tariff deadline

2019-05-09 17:46

The JSE has tracked other global markets lower as investors increasingly became wary that a deal wouldn’t be reached before Friday’s deadline for tariff hikes.

US stocks tumble amid trade drama

2019-05-07 20:01

Wall Street’s main indexes have tumbled, as renewed worries over trade negotiations with China stoked global growth worries.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Bullish retail stocks signal possible improvement in SA economy

2019-05-07 16:39

The JSE general retail index is now moving up from important support levels and this is bullish for retail stocks.


JSE closes softer after muted trading session

2019-05-21 18:19

The JSE traded mostly flat on Tuesday as it struggled for direction following a mixed trading session in Asia.

US stocks climb on Huawei reprieve; bonds mixed

2019-05-21 15:54

US stocks advanced on Tuesday following a mixed session in Asia as the trade-war driven back-and-forth that has dominated markets this month showed few signs of abating.

Stocks plummet as US takes aim at Chinese tech giant

2019-05-20 17:44

US tech giant Google has announced that it would be restricting Huawei's access to its android operating system due to the company being blacklisted.

Hong Kong shares reverse early losses to end flat

2019-05-16 10:42

Hong Kong stocks have recovered from an early sell-off to finish flat, though concerns over the China-US trade stand-off continue to keep investors on edge.

US stocks open higher, rebounding from Monday rout

2019-05-14 16:42

Wall Street stocks have risen, winning back a fraction of the losses suffered in a broad sell-off in the prior session caused by fears over the escalating US-China trade war.

Tokyo stocks close down for seventh straight session

2019-05-14 09:11

Tokyo stocks have fallen for a seventh consecutive session, extending losses on global markets as the US-China trade war escalated.

Chinese stock rebound lifts the JSE

2019-05-10 17:48

The JSE has rebounded to close firmer as it was buoyed by the firmer close recorded in Chinese markets.

US stocks edge higher amid trade talk uncertainty

2019-05-08 19:41

After two straight declines spurred by trade war fears, Wall Street stocks were mildly positive on the eve of a key round of US-China talks.

Trade tensions continue to weigh on the JSE

2019-05-07 18:54

The JSE has closed lower for a second consecutive session as blue-chips remained subdued mainly on the back of negative sentiment across most global indices.

Global markets tumble as Trump threatens higher tariffs on China

2019-05-06 17:57

Stocks have tumbled worldwide after Donald Trump threatened to increase tariffs on Chinese imports to the US over the weekend.

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