JSE volatile as geopolitics, economic data swing pendulum

2018-04-19 19:10

The JSE has experienced another topsy-turvy day as the market opened firmer on the back of stronger earnings numbers, only to wither away in the latter half of the trading session.

JSE struggles compared to peers

2018-04-17 19:12

The JSE traded mostly weaker on Tuesday, as it struggled to emulate the higher moves recorded in European indices.

JSE inches higher as Trump changes trade stance

2018-04-13 19:01

The JSE closed firmer on Friday which was in line with global markets which seemed to have shaken off their concerns of a trade war and geopolitical tensions.

Tech firm shareholders threaten litigation to get EGM

2018-04-12 16:32

Cognition Holdings shareholders say they have threatened the technology company’s board with litigation just to get it to hold an extraordinary general meeting.

Steinhoff raises R3.75bn in STAR share sale

2018-04-12 10:18

The embattled retail conglomerate launched an accelerated book build sell 200 million of its shares in Steinhoff Africa Retail to help refinance debt.

The JSE listing rush continues: This time it’s a giant African petrol station company

2018-04-10 15:46

Vivo Energy manages more than 2,000 petrol stations across the continent.

Firmer close for the JSE after slow start

2018-04-06 18:17

The JSE closed firmer on Friday after getting off to a rather slow start which saw it opening weaker.

Consol aims to use R2.7bn of JSE comeback proceeds

2018-04-05 12:22

Glass packaging manufacturer Consol Holdings Limited has announced that it intends to list its ordinary shares on the main board of the JSE.

Sagarmatha eyes almost R50bn market cap for new media listing

2018-04-03 18:03

A company that will include many of the media assets in businessman Iqbal Survé’s empire expects to list on the JSE next week with a market cap of almost R50bn.

Relief for the JSE

2018-03-29 18:35

The JSE found some relief on Thursday as it closed firmer following consecutive trading sessions of significant losses.

 

JSE shakes off some losses as international markets rally

2018-04-18 18:52

The JSE has traded firmer, shaking off some of Tuesday's losses as international markets gained on the back of stronger earnings numbers from Dow Jones industrial heavyweights.

Consol aims to raise R3.5bn in IPO

2018-04-16 15:42

The glass packaging manufacturer has estimated its initial share offer price would be between R1.50 and R6.50, as it readies to list on the JSE in early May.

JSE closes firmer after earlier weakness

2018-04-12 18:28

The JSE erased earlier losses to close firmer on Thursday in a session where the market struggled to get a catalyst for direction.

The JSE is taking Steinhoff’s latest bombshell to German authorities  – which could finally see its SA listing suspended

2018-04-12 10:33

The JSE says it will bring recent revelations to the attention of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Profit-taking, Trump's tweet knock JSE

2018-04-11 18:31

The JSE closed lower on Wednesday mainly on the back of profit-taking, as well as a flight to safety on the back of Donald Trump’s comments about Russia and Syria.

Muted trading session for the JSE

2018-04-09 17:50

The JSE closed firmer on Monday after a relatively muted trading session compared to the trend recorded last week.

JSE downturn is widespread

2018-04-05 13:06

The current market volatility is typical of an advanced bull market that is experiencing its last phase. But many analysts believe that there are now buy opportunities.

After 11 years, Consol Glass is coming back to the JSE – and it is bullish about beer in Africa

2018-04-05 10:16

The company went private in 2007. Now it wants to list again, just in time to catch what it hopes will be a wave of African consumers turning to non-returnable beer bottles as they get richer.

Trade war weighs on the JSE

2018-04-03 18:02

The threat of a trade war between the US and China has sent jitters into global equity markets and the JSE has not been spared.

Global equity rout weighs on the JSE

2018-03-28 20:14

A sharp sell-off in US equity markets on Tuesday and Asian equities on Wednesday filtered onto the JSE as the local bourse closed sharply lower.

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