JSE wrap: Blue chips pull back as rand stages mild recovery

2018-08-14 18:15

The JSE eased as rand hedges retreated due to the firmer rand, but Gold Fields grabbed the headlines following the release of its trading statement.

Trading volumes dwindle as SA's policy risks mount

2018-08-08 20:36

Trading volumes on the JSE have dwindled amid uncertainty about the ANC’s policies on land and mining ahead of elections set for next year.

Market unimpressed with MTN’s interim results

2018-08-08 11:52

On 8 August MTN interim results were met with disdain by market participants as the share traded nearly 5% lower shortly after the release.

JSE starts the week on the backfoot

2018-08-06 20:27

The JSE got off to a slow start for the week as it closed softer on Monday.

JSE slides along with global peers on trade concerns

2018-08-02 18:22

Global markets pulled back as trade concerns reignited on news that the Trump administration was looking to raise tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports to 25%.

JSE firms on hopes of new talks between China, US over tariffs

2018-07-31 18:30

News that China and the US were seeking to restart talks to defuse their trade war helped undo earlier negative market sentiment.

US-EU trade agreement brings relief to global markets

2018-07-26 17:53

The local bourse advanced following the agreement reached between Donald Trump and the European Union to negotiate on trade.

JSE tracks global markets higher on improved Wall Street data

2018-07-24 19:47

Global markets rose on Tuesday following upbeat earnings from Wall Street and improved investor appetite lifted stocks.

JSE advances as retailers and financials maintain momentum

2018-07-20 18:00

The JSE advanced with blue-chips trading mostly in positive territory as retailers and financials continued to move the local bourse higher.

Erin Energy CEO, other top leaders resign

2018-07-13 15:42

Three months after it filed for bankruptcy, the top leadership of JSE-listed Erin Energy has resigned, including its Chief Executive Officer Femi Ayoade.

 

JSE stands its ground as Turkish crisis pummels rand

2018-08-13 18:49

The JSE stood its ground as the fall-out from the Turkish lira slump hit emerging currencies and spilled over to other global equity markets.

Trade tensions reignite cautiousness

2018-08-08 19:23

The JSE barely closed firmer as investors turned cautious after China announced its plans to retaliate to the latest US tariffs.

JSE rallies on the back of positive Chinese sentiment

2018-08-07 18:12

The JSE has closed higher as the big jump in Asian counters inspired a rebound in global stocks and Chinese stocks shrug off the prevailing trade war concerns.

European counters inspire a rebound on the JSE

2018-08-03 18:02

The local bourse tracked higher along with European indices which were buoyed by positive bank earnings, and the positive sentiment in technology stocks.

Investor fears weaken the JSE

2018-08-01 19:21

The JSE closed lower on Wednesday as investor fears set in surrounding the ANC’s announcement that it wanted to amend the Constitution to clarify under which conditions land expropriation without compensation could take place.

JSE edges higher on strong financials

2018-07-30 18:34

While the Industrial index lost 0.06%, both the Financials and Resources indices ended up on the day and the rand firmed against the dollar.

Trade worries weigh on JSE stocks

2018-07-25 18:55

Investors were cautious ahead of the meeting between the US and the EU Commission. European counters weakened despite a firmer close in Asia, filtering onto the JSE.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Fini 15 testing breakout level good news for banks

2018-07-24 12:32

The JSE Financial 15 index is on the verge of a potential upside breakout, which will be good news for large-cap financial stocks, especially banks, writes Colin Abrams.

WOOLWORTHS SEE FULL-YEAR LOSS!

2018-07-19 12:34

Woolworths [JSE:WHL] said charges related to its struggling Australian business will result in a full-year loss, its first in at least 16 years.

Steinhoff stock above R3 apiece for the first time since April

2018-07-13 14:18

Shares in the embattled global retailer have been on the rise – albeit off a low base – since it announced details of its proposed restructuring earlier this week.

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