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Euro sinks in Asia as Germany is gripped by uncertainty

2017-11-20 09:41

The euro has faced fresh pressure in Asian trade after German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to form a government at the weekend.

Hong Kong stocks end morning with losses

2017-11-20 09:13

Hong Kong shares have finished the morning session in negative territory following three days of gains, as traders tracked a sell-off on Wall Street last week.

Oil short-sellers return as doubts loom on Opec's horizon

2017-11-20 07:33

After bullish bets on Brent crude has hit a record and futures surged to two-year highs, hedge funds are pulling back with a sense that the rally reached its limit for now.

Township exchange an edge closer

2017-11-19 06:07

The fifth prospective stock exchange in the country, the South African Financial Exchange, is a step closer to opening its doors for business after it got the thumbs up from the Financial Services Board.

JSE firms as Naspers nears R4000 level

2017-11-17 14:00

The JSE has been inching above the 60 000 level reached a few week ago as Naspers reached a new record of R3 899, well on its way to R4 000 per share.

Oil set for weekly loss on weak demand outlook and supply gains

2017-11-17 09:26

Oil is heading for the first weekly decline since the start of October after the International Energy Agency trimmed demand estimates and as US crude production continued its record run.

World stocks up on bargain-hunting, Trump tax plan progress

2017-11-17 07:58

Global stock markets have rebounded as investors snapped up bargains after the recent sell-off, encouraged by solid US earnings and progress in Washington on Trump's tax cut plan.

JSE rebounds after two days of losses

2017-11-16 18:48

The JSE closed firmer on Thursday after two consecutive days of losses.

Zim equities are almost more Bitcoin than Bitcoin

2017-11-16 11:32

Look before you leap. Zimbabwe's political shake-up isn't exactly the first step on the road to investment.

Oil holds losses near $55 as US production extends record run

2017-11-16 10:13

Oil has held losses near $55 a barrel as US crude stockpiles unexpectedly rose and production extended its record run.

 

Oil holds gain above $56 after surge on Saudi cut extension plea

2017-11-20 09:22

Oil has held gains above $56 a barrel after surging the most in almost two weeks as Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said Opec should announce an extension to supply cuts when it meets at the end of the month.

Euro drops on German impasse, China stocks slide

2017-11-20 08:59

The euro has declined after German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s push to form a coalition government collapsed.

Asian markets kick week off with losses as euro sinks

2017-11-20 07:20

Asian markets have turned lower as the correction that has hit global equities moved into another week, while the euro faced fresh pressure after German Chancellor failed to form a government at the weekend.

JSE ends week on a high

2017-11-17 18:50

The rand also gained enough momentum to break below the R14/$ level to an intra-day high of R13.95 against the US dollar, but retreated it later trade.

Europe stocks drop after Asia gains, bonds mixed

2017-11-17 12:26

European stocks have struggled to follow Asian peers higher as the euro strengthened at the end of a tumultuous week.

Zim Stock Exchange records biggest drop in over a year

2017-11-17 09:07

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has recorded its biggest one-day loss in over a year as buyers adopted a wait-and-see strategy amid the impasse between the military and President Robert Mugabe.

Asian markets head for positive end to volatile week

2017-11-17 07:55

Asian markets built on the previous day's gains and headed into the weekend on a positive note as traders were buoyed by news that US tax cuts had moved a step closer.

World stock markets rebound

2017-11-16 15:17

Global stock markets mostly rebounded Thursday on bargain-hunting following recent losses.

Naspers share surge lifts JSE higher

2017-11-16 11:18

Naspers, which is by far the biggest share on the JSE, has traded at a new all time high after its subsidiary, Tencent, also reached a new high on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Stocks rebound after days of decline, oil steadies

2017-11-16 10:09

European stock futures have climbed, taking impetus from Asian equities which rebounded after four days of declines.

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