Relief for global stocks sees JSE close firmer

2018-10-12 18:41

Tencent Holdings which has broken stock market records on the course of its sell-off over the past couple of weeks, ricocheted to close 8.01% higher.

JSE closes flat as Tito Mboweni is named new finance minister

2018-10-09 19:11

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that Tito Mboweni would replace Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister towards the close of the local bourse.

JSE closes weaker after a flat start

2018-10-03 18:42

The bears continued to win the battle on the local equities markets, with the rand trading flat against the US dollar.

JSE starts busy global data week on the front foot

2018-10-01 20:11

The local market bounce ahead of a busy week on the world economic data front.

JSE rallies as Ramaphosa announces economic stimulus plan

2018-09-21 17:56

The JSE rallied to close firmer following the announcement of the economic stimulus plan by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

JSE firms as markets shift attention from trade war

2018-09-20 19:09

The JSE has firmed along with other major global markets as focus shifted from the Sino-USA trade war.

JSE inches higher as inflation slows

2018-09-19 18:40

The JSE barely closed firmer, mainly on the back of gains recorded in the financials and resources indices.

JSE closes weaker as global markets react to new tariffs

2018-09-17 18:08

The JSE has closed weaker, following a session where it mostly traded in the red.

JSE down as retail sales disappoint

2018-09-12 18:37

The JSE closed softer on Wednesday following disappointment in South Africa’s retail sales numbers for July which came in lower than expected.

JSE not spared as relentless trade war selloff continues

2018-09-11 19:18

Equity markets continued to selloff as world markets begin to stomach the effects of future tariffs, proposed by the Trump administration.

 

JSE falls as global stock rout continues

2018-10-11 18:36

Following a tech led sell-off in the USA on Wednesday, Asian markets slumped in Thursday’s trading which saw the Shanghai Composite Index fall 4.8%, while the Hang Seng and Nikkei lost 3.54% and 3.89% respectively.

It’s sale season on the JSE

2018-10-04 09:17

With locally listed companies taking a beating in the current economic climate, various stocks might be on offer at a discount. But it is important to know that some of them might not make it out of ICU alive.

Treasury, JSE debt requirements seek more transparency at SOEs

2018-10-01 21:00

Proposed new debt listing requirements include stipulations that will compel state-owned entities looking to apply for debt securities to be more transparent.

Rand advances in late trade leaving JSE in the red

2018-09-26 21:42

South African markets were generally flat as investors look to the US Federal Reserve for direction.

What is causing the JSE selloff?

2018-09-21 08:07

Kirk Swart unpacks the external contributing factors.

Try to hang on to some perspective

2018-09-20 09:26

It’s increasingly difficult for South African investors to not lose hope completely. But as an emerging country, we play a very small role in a very large investment world. And eventually, things will change.

JSE struggles for direction as Trump strikes again

2018-09-18 18:31

The local bourse has struggled for direction as global markets digested the imposition of a 10% tariff on Chinese goods by the US, which is set to kick in on 24 September.

Rand hedges rebound to lift JSE

2018-09-14 18:26

The JSE closed firmer as rand hedges rebounded following the retracement in the rand.

Patience is a virtue, especially during market dips

2018-09-12 14:27

Historical market figures offer absolutely no guarantees for future performance, but data on market returns following huge declines gives some hope for despondent investors.

Trump's new tariff threat spooks JSE, other emerging markets

2018-09-10 18:38

The JSE has closed weaker as the trade war-induced bearish sentiment persisted across emerging markets.

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