JSE tracks higher as US-China trade talks lift global markets

2018-08-20 18:24

All the major indices on the JSE closed firmer on Monday, as the local bourse tracked higher on optimism over the US-China trade talks.

Hong Kong stocks up at break

2018-08-20 09:11

Hong Kong stocks have risen sharply in the morning session, in line with most other Asian markets, on hopes for trade talks this week between China and the United States.

JSE struggles to maintain earlier momentum

2018-08-17 19:04

The JSE barely closed firmer on Friday as it struggled to maintain earlier gains.

Rand breaches R15/$ in volatile trade

2018-08-17 11:32

Andre Botha, senior currency Dealer at TreasuryONE, said in a morning note that the rand was still taking its cue from risk-averse emerging market sentiment.

What has Turkey got to do with SA and the rand?

2018-08-16 18:13

Along with Turkey, Brazil, India and several other countries, SA is considered one of the more vulnerable emerging markets, says financial services company Levantine & Co.

Wall Street stocks lifted by US-China talks, Walmart

2018-08-16 16:20

Wall Street stocks have risen early following news US and Chinese officials will hold trade talks, and as Walmart surged on strong earnings.

Asian stocks pare losses after US-China trade talk news

2018-08-16 11:31

Asia stocks have closed lower, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis, although losses were capped by news that China and the US would hold trade talks.

European stocks advance at open

2018-08-16 09:40

European equity markets have climbed at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.3% at 7 521.53 points.

Tokyo's Nikkei index trims early losses to end flat

2018-08-16 09:30

Tokyo's benchmark stock index has closed flat, trimming early losses after the news that China and the US would hold trade talks.

Naspers drags JSE All-Share index down after Tencent earnings results

2018-08-15 17:22

Naspers has come under pressure following the release of its Hong Kong listed associate, Tencent's second quarter earnings results.

 

Oil steadies after longest run of weekly losses in three years

2018-08-20 11:47

Oil has steadied after its longest run of weekly declines in three years, as traders weighed threats to economic activity in emerging markets.

SA private health care market plagued by market concentration

2018-08-20 06:13

The preliminary findings of the inquiry into the private health care sector shows worrying trends and key among the revelations are high concentration levels in the market.

US stocks fall on Turkey tensions, Tesla drops

2018-08-17 16:42

Wall Street stocks have fallen as the Turkish lira fell on the latest diplomatic frictions with the United States.

JSE wrap: Stocks rebound to lift the JSE

2018-08-16 21:10

The JSE rebounded to close firmer on Thursday following Wednesday’s sharp sell-off.

European stocks regain composure on US-China trade talk news

2018-08-16 16:25

European stocks have rebounded on news that Beijing and Washington will hold trade talks, while the Turkish lira rose after Qatar offered to invest $15bn in Turkey.

Volatile rand continues to see-saw around the R14.50/$-level

2018-08-16 13:29

Analysts say the period of sharp volatility for the local currency is likely to continue, with both local and international factors playing a role.

Hong Kong stocks extend losing streak

2018-08-16 10:37

Hong Kong stocks have continued their week in red despite news of fresh US-China trade talks, tracking losses on Wall Street.

Asian stocks pare losses after US-China trade talk news

2018-08-16 09:35

Asia stocks have drifted lower, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis.

Downbeat Moody's, Naspers add to perfect storm for rand

2018-08-15 17:32

The rand headed for its biggest drop against the dollar since 2016, buffeted by headwinds, including a downbeat view of the economy by Moody’s and a plunge in the biggest company on the JSE.

Stock markets falter, Turkish lira firms

2018-08-15 15:11

Stock markets have mostly fallen with commodities-linked assets hit by dollar strength, while the Turkish lira recovered further.

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