The correlation between GDP growth and JSE earnings

2019-10-10 11:56

No one can predict the future. But, much like weather forecasting, past data points and patterns do provide portfolio managers with guidelines of how the future could potentially play out. And past patterns show that JSE earnings usually flourish when GDP growth does.

JSE slips as trade concerns spread

2019-10-08 18:07

The local bourse eventually closed softer on Tuesday despite opening flat.

JSE bucks global trend to close firmer

2019-10-07 18:08

The JSE bucks the trend in other global markets as it surged to close firmer on Monday.

Springbok game 'distracts' traders on JSE

2019-10-04 18:07

South African equities traders have had a busy week, but Friday's session came with a big rugby World Cup game in the middle of the day.

Local markets close week in limbo

2019-09-27 18:34

Equity markets have traded mixed on Friday as uncertainty around impeachment proceedings in the US continued to hold the market back.

Local bourse firmer as blue chips rebound

2019-09-26 19:48

The JSE edged higher on Thursday as most blue-chips rebounded following the slump recorded on Wednesday.

"Make time to learn something new about money every month," - Woman and Finance founder, Mapalo Makhu

2019-09-26 17:04

Mapalo Makhu, Woman and Finance founder, on making people’s financial dreams a reality and preaching jargon-free money gospel. Can we get an AMEN!

Why some investment moats are better than others

2019-09-19 11:30

An investment moat traditionally protects a company from its competition. But what makes a powerful moat? And why are some easier to breach than others? Investment expert Simon Brown takes a closer look.

JSE rebounds to close firmer

2019-09-06 18:00

The JSE swung into gains in the afternoon session on Friday to close firmer on the day and up on the week as well.

When the going gets tough…

2019-09-05 10:59

In the absence of clear long-term trends, derivative traders are especially experiencing difficulty under current market conditions. But if you can make it during tough times, you’ll do very well when the bull is back.


Renewed trade talks fail to lift JSE sentiment

2019-10-09 18:39

The JSE retreated on Wednesday despite a broad-based rebound across the major global markets on the back of positive news from Chinese officials.

Value and growth catching up

2019-10-08 17:59

Although the JSE All Share can certainly still see further declines, current data shows that the market isn’t that expensive any more – and that it now presents a buying opportunity.

JSE: minor relief for stocks

2019-10-04 18:33

Stocks on the JSE edged marginally higher after a difficult week of trading in which investors shunned riskier assets due to weak economic data.

Stocks slump further as growth fears rise

2019-10-03 19:35

The JSE closed weaker for a second consecutive session as global markets remained subdued due to weak economic data.

Worst third quarter since 2011 halts SA stocks’ ascent

2019-09-27 17:04

Worries about global growth, the prolonged trade war and a moribund economy have stopped South African stocks in their tracks.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: JSE platinum index continues new recovery high trend

2019-09-26 19:47

The JSE platinum index continues to make new recovery highs as platinum stocks continue to be amongst the leaders on the JSE.

JSE softer as global risks loom

2019-09-25 17:45

The JSE fell on Wednesday amid a flurry of global political and growth risks which continue to erode confidence from skeptic investors.

Naspers ends Thursday stronger, but it's 'still early days', say analysts

2019-09-12 18:24

It appears there will be more buying of Naspers shares over the next few days, says a market analyst.

Stocks climb as US, China announce fresh talks

2019-09-05 19:32

The JSE has extended its gains on Thursday as it was buoyed by the positive sentiment across most global stocks.

Firmer rand lifts financials

2019-09-04 18:53

The JSE inched higher on Wednesday as it tracked other global indices higher, inspired by the developments in Hong Kong.

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