JSE consolidates amid investor jitters over downgrade decisions

2017-11-23 12:59

The JSE has continued to consolidate, as the rand traded at its highest level in about a month and dual-listed shares drifted moderately lower over most sectors.

Hong Kong stocks extend gains by break

2017-11-23 09:22

Hong Kong stocks have ended the morning with slight gains, extending a recent rally into a sixth day, a day after breaking 30 000 points for the first time in a decade.

Selling pressure eases on Zim stocks as Mnangagwa set to become president

2017-11-22 17:31

Selling pressure on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has eased amid news that Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to become the country's new president.

Hong Kong stocks top 30 000 for first time in 10 years

2017-11-22 11:14

Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index has ended above 30 000 points for the first time in 10 years as it rallied in line with an Asia-wide advance, following a Wall Street record.

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records as tech share rally

2017-11-22 07:47

Wall Street stocks have jumped, with tech shares leading the way, as low trading volume and favorable economic data combined to push leading indices to fresh records.

Zim Stock Exchange sinks further as Mugabe impeachment set in motion

2017-11-21 16:10

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has lost a further 10.36% as parliamentarians set in motion the plan to impeach President Robert Mugabe for being a “source of instability” in the country.

European stock markets edge higher, EasyJet shares take off

2017-11-21 14:57

Europe's main stock markets have risen slightly but EasyJet's share price was propelled higher on a positive outlook.

SHARE WATCH: Mixed bag on share results and movements

2017-11-21 12:43

Overberg Asset Management share analyst Kirk Swart looks at a mixed bag of shares and company moves in this week's share watch.

US stocks begin holiday-shortened week on positive note

2017-11-21 08:59

Wall Street stocks have finished higher in a positive start to the holiday-shortened Thanksgiving week, historically a strong period for US equities.

Making money on the JSE: Five of the best

2017-11-21 06:00

Despite a tough economic environment, it is still possible to make considerable returns on the JSE. Werner Erasmus and Brett Birkenstock discuss five winning shares.


China's $3.4trn corporate bond market faces rocky 2018

2017-11-23 10:34

China’s deleveraging campaign is finally starting to bite the corporate-bond market, a shift that will make 2018 a clearer test of policy makers’ appetites to let struggling companies fail.

Nasdaq edges to record as Fed minutes signal higher rates

2017-11-23 07:31

Wall Street stocks treaded water Wednesday, with the Nasdaq edging to a fresh record, as Federal Reserve meeting minutes showed a majority of central bankers favored soon lifting interest rates.

JSE takes breather as rand firms on peaceful Mugabe exit

2017-11-22 14:34

The JSE has taken a breather from its record-breaking run as the rand strengthened considerably after the peaceful political transition in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

Global stocks shrug off German uncertainty, Wall Street at records

2017-11-22 07:53

Global equities have pushed higher, with leading US indices ending at fresh records as investors shrugged off continued political uncertainty in Germany.

JSE powers to new all-time highs on Naspers push

2017-11-21 19:38

Naspers' surge to a new all-time high of R4 142.99 per share has propelled the JSE to new record highs.

Mugabe's woes wipe out $6bn from Zimbabwe's skewed stocks

2017-11-21 16:01

Investors have dumped Zimbabwean stocks every day since the military seized power on optimism that 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe will be forced to step down.

JSE reaches new record highs as Tencent drives Naspers rally

2017-11-21 14:26

The Industrial index has surged as Naspers shares continued to rise and the All-share and Top 40 indices reached new record highs.

Asian markets rally after Wall St lead

2017-11-21 09:08

Tokyo's Nikkei has led a rally across Asian markets, boosted by a weaker yen while traders took heart from a healthy run on Wall Street.

Top fund vows loyalty as Tencent breaks $500bn value barrier

2017-11-21 06:35

One of the world’s best-performing equity gauges is set for further gains in 2018 as tech giant Tencent and consumer stocks drive it higher, says money manager Wang Menghai.

Naspers surge lifts JSE to new record high

2017-11-20 13:09

The JSE has been back at record levels, with its record-breaking run again almost entirely due to Naspers powering ahead on the back of a similar surge in the Tencent share price.

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