UPDATE: Rand reverses gains on Zuma recall

2018-02-13 14:15

The rand, which firmed 0.5% after the ANC confirmed its decision to recall President Jacob Zuma, gave up the gains and more on uncertainty when Zuma will resign.

JSE falls to five-week low

2017-12-05 18:24

The local bourse fell to a five-week low on Tuesday with industrial heavyweights dragging down the index.

Analysts predict more upside for the JSE

2017-10-16 12:44

Even though the JSE All Share Index is already up by 17% this year, analysts still expect growth over the next 12 months, with IT stocks predicted to shine.

Global stocks mixed on low volume, dollar steady

2017-05-29 09:47

Global stocks have been mixed amid low trading volume while the dollar held to a narrow range as investors weighed the latest comments from Fed Reserve officials.

Santa Claus is coming to town

2016-11-24 13:51

While investors are always looking for reasons why the market is going up or down, the onset of December usually means prices will rise.

Rand stretches rally, miners lead stocks lower

2016-09-20 19:03

The rand has surged to its highest in nearly two weeks against the dollar as an expected rate hold by the US Federal Reserve kept demand for the local currency alive.

It's all about time, not timing

2016-08-25 12:38

Fear makes investors reluctant to put their money into the stock market – what if there’s another crash? But, in the end, they can lose more by not investing at all, explains Schalk Louw.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-07-11 06:00

Important figures are coming out of the Bank of England, China and the US over the next five days. Let’s take a closer look at what the week holds for the markets.

Rand’s 5% gain a surprise after S&P junk reprieve – analyst

2016-06-07 08:23

The extent of the rand’s gain was surprising given the tone of S&P’s statement that “strongly suggested the bias is still for a downgrade”, says RMB analyst John Cairns.

Invest in the right asset classes for the right reasons

2016-05-31 09:57

With current market volatility, it can be tempting to throw in the towel. However, for now, investors should remain calm.


Rand steady amid yet another Zuma ouster rumour

2018-01-05 11:44

The rand has held firm after strengthening to R12.24/$ in the previous session, on rumours that President Jacob Zuma has been given an ultimatum to step down.

Big mistakes that Joe Bloggs continually makes on the stock exchange

2017-11-23 11:12

Investors regularly miss out on bargains because they becomes dejected during bear markets.

Asia stocks fall as investors are cautious before UK election

2017-06-06 12:14

Asian shares have fallen, poised for the first decline in four sessions, as equities retreated from recent record highs amid a dearth of news ahead of the UK election.

The A-Z of investments in 2016

2016-12-28 14:01

What were the most important factors that impacted investors in the past year? PSG Wealth's Schalk Louw takes us through the ABCs.

Rand set to break 5-year pattern of decline, claim analysts

2016-10-10 07:43

Instead of holding a trajectory that has seen it lose more than 50% of its value against the dollar since 2011, the rand may be about to end a pattern of annual declines.

Pound extends losing run on Brexit sparked action

2016-08-31 13:30

The pound has been headed for a fourth monthly decline against the dollar amid speculation the Bank of England will try to soften the economic blow of Brexit.

Rand helps SA to boot Nigeria out as Africa's largest economy

2016-08-10 16:48

SA has reclaimed the rank as Africa’s largest economy in dollar terms more than two years after losing it to Nigeria as the nations’ currencies moved in opposite directions.

What OPEC has in store for the oil industry

2016-06-10 06:30

With oil rigs all over the world shutting down, and some countries keen to capitalise on this situation, we take a look at the winners and losers.

Zim stock exchange cuts jobs after trading slumps

2016-06-06 10:48

The Zim stock exchange says it is cutting jobs and will announce a strategy to generate additional income as revenue fell by half in 2015, and is showing little sign of recovery.

Exciting new additions to De Warenmarkt

2016-04-15 15:40

Stellenbosch’s eating, drinking and meeting place welcomes two bearded chefs, the Butcher’s Lunch and Olive or Twist!

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