Relief for the local bourse

2018-02-23 18:25

The JSE had some reprieve on Friday as the local bourse bounced following the sell-off on Thursday.

Budget speech inspires JSE

2018-02-21 20:37

The JSE turned the tide on Wednesday to end the day in the green after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's Budget Speech.

JSE down as focus shifts to budget

2018-02-20 19:14

The JSE traded weaker, driven by mining and resource stocks, down by 3.44% and 2.01% respectively, as focus shifts towards the National Budget.

Short sellers caught out by SA's power transfer

2018-02-19 18:12

The transfer of power in South Africa has pulled the rug from under the feet of some short traders. At stake: more than $5bn.

It's a first: SA bonds are getting more love than Mexico

2018-02-16 11:56

Thanks to a political roller-coaster that ended with Cyril Ramaphosa being named president, South African bonds are more expensive than those in Mexico for the first time on record.

'Off to the races' for SA assets as Ramaphosa steps in

2018-02-15 14:36

Stocks have surged, the rand has rallied and bond yields fell to a level last seen more than two years ago, as market favourite Cyril Ramaphosa took the helm of the economy.

JSE roars amid political optimism

2018-02-13 19:06

The JSE roared on Tuesday as increased optimism surrounding South Africa’s political economy boosted the local market and investors acquired recently sold-down stocks.

Resilient group of REITs pummelled as short sellers raise bets

2018-02-12 20:50

The share slump has affected a group of intertwined South African real estate investment trusts on the JSE.

Fear in stock market spurs SA fund manager's quiet picks

2018-02-09 10:49

A sharp slide from record levels has created pockets of opportunity in South African equities, according to a R36bn fund manager.

Slight breather for JSE

2018-02-07 18:11

The JSE found some reprieve on Wednesday as it managed to close the day firmer following consecutive sessions of relatively big losses.


JSE positive, rand gains after better-than-expected #Budget2018

2018-02-23 09:38

South African stocks initially gained and the rand strengthened after investors appeared to react positively to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s 2018 Budget Speech.

Naspers, banks attract foreigners in SA stock spree

2018-02-21 11:52

Foreign investors are loving the change of leadership in South Africa, embarking on a stock-buying spree.

Local equities weaker as euphoria fades

2018-02-19 18:16

The JSE closed weaker on Monday as the blue chip counters weighed down on the local bourse.

JSE eases as investors take profit

2018-02-16 18:40

The JSE eased as investors took profit after the biggest one-day rally in three years, with the All-Share consolidated ending down 0.69%.

JSE positive on Ramaphosa

2018-02-15 19:05

The JSE responded positively on Thursday to the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president.

JSE edges up slightly in cautious trade

2018-02-14 20:05

The JSE edged up slightly in cautious trade on Wednesday, as the market waits for President Jacob Zuma to resign by midnight or be removed by Parliament in a vote of no confidence.

SA stocks see steepest dip in almost a decade on US stocks sneeze

2018-02-13 17:54

Stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange have fallen 9% in two weeks, one of the steepest declines since the global financial crisis.

US led equity sell-off drags the JSE

2018-02-09 18:29

The JSE traded under pressure on Friday following the sharp sell-off in US equity markets in Thursday’s session.

JSE softer as momentum fades

2018-02-08 18:33

The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as the momentum from the previous day quickly faded.

JSE weaker as global sell-off deepens

2018-02-06 18:22

The JSE ended sharply lower on Tuesday as the broad based sell-off in global equities continued.

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