Stocks fall on deepening virus concerns

2020-01-27 18:07

Global markets tumbled on Monday as investors scurried to less riskier assets due to concerns over the deadly coronavirus which many fear China has failed to contain.

Stocks slide as global markets fret over virus

2020-01-23 17:59

Local stocks have plummeted on the back of broad-based losses amongst global markets due to concerns over the spread of the virus which emanated in China.

Stocks plummet on Asian virus concerns

2020-01-21 17:49

The JSE fell on Tuesday following heavy losses in Asia which were mainly attributed to worries about a deadly virus in China.

Gemfields plans listing on London Stock Exchange market for small companies

2020-01-17 10:41

The mining group says the listing will afford international investors easier access to the coloured gemstones market.

Don’t clutter your portfolio

2019-12-17 14:39

There is always going to be some new hot stock that will be tempting to add to your portfolio. But if it doesn’t fit in with your investment strategy, don’t buy it, writes investment expert Simon Brown.

US jobs report lifts global markets

2019-12-06 17:41

The JSE finally matched trends with global markets on Friday as it closed firmer following a robust session.

Moody’s downgrade unlikely a disaster

2019-12-05 09:02

The expected Moody’s downgrade of SA is unlikely to be disastrous, as markets have already priced in the event and local bonds will remain attractive to investors. Longer term, the outlook is still very worrying.

JSE slips as GDP disappoints

2019-12-03 17:47

The local bourse tracked other global markets lower on Tuesday as markets priced a high probability of a phase one deal not being signed between China and the US.

Small reprieve for the JSE

2019-11-27 17:46

The JSE traded mostly flat to firmer on Wednesday as it attempted to gain traction after consecutive sessions of losses.

Mid-cap stocks to consider

2019-11-14 12:14

Until recently, the Mid-Cap Index was delivering a lacklustre performance. However, the tables have turned and currently there is good value to be found in this segment of the local market.


Small breather for stocks

2020-01-24 17:42

Local stocks edged higher on Friday in tandem with other global markets which rebounded as concerns over a deadly virus in China took lesser priority.

JSE weaker after erasing earlier gains

2020-01-22 17:46

The local bourse has lost ground towards the close on Wednesday eventually erasing all its earlier gains.

Weaker close for the JSE after muted session

2020-01-20 17:49

The JSE closed softer on Monday following a relatively muted session in which the local bourse couldn’t gain significant momentum.

JSE rises despite weaker consumer confidence data

2020-01-14 21:09

The JSE advanced on Tuesday primarily on the back of gains in the financials and industrials indices.

A storm is coming…

2019-12-09 11:55

2019 was a bit of a banner year for South Africa’s mining sector, but it wasn’t good news all round. It remains an industry on edge, subject to local uncertainty and global sea change.

JSE softer as domestic pressures weigh

2019-12-05 17:53

The local bourse closed softer on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major indices.

Global stocks rise on trade optimism

2019-12-04 17:45

The JSE advanced to close firmer on Wednesday after a lukewarm start to the session.

Local bourse softer as industrials and financials fall

2019-12-02 18:24

The JSE has started the week on the backfoot as it closed weaker on Monday on the back of losses in the industrials and financials indices.

The smart way to make money

2019-11-19 16:52

Shares are among the best investments available for an ordinary person. Even if it may seem daunting to some, there are practical steps you can follow to help you identify good investments and manage your stock portfolio.

Local stocks retreat as global pessimism spreads

2019-11-11 18:53

The JSE fell on Monday as it tracked other global markets lower which were dragged by increasing violence in Hong Kong, as well as US-China trade concerns.

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