Markets fret over trade war tensions

2018-06-21 15:32

Global markets have mostly sunk on simmering trade tensions between the United States and other major world powers.

Reprieve for global markets sees JSE close firmer

2018-06-20 18:08

The local bourse found some reprieve on Wednesday as global markets rebounded, mainly on the back of new Chinese stimulus.

Crypto exchange loses $31m from hack

2018-06-20 13:24

A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says $31m worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers.

The Dow erases its 2018 gains as Trump moves closer to an all-out trade war with China

2018-06-20 08:52

Global markets shuddered after President Donald Trump threatened hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of tariffs on China, putting the world's largest economies on the brink of a trade war.

Hong Kong stocks bounce slightly by break

2018-06-20 08:06

Shares ended the morning session with slight gains as bargain buyers moved in after the previous day's pummelling, but investors remain on edge over a possible China-US trade war.

Grindrod Shipping Holdings lists on JSE

2018-06-19 18:26

Grindrod Shipping will be the first Singapore-based company to be listed on the JSE, and the first company to simultaneously list on both the Nasdaq and JSE.

Asian, European stocks plunge as China-US trade war fears brew

2018-06-19 11:38

Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks have led a sell-off across Asian and European markets on rising trade war fears after Donald Trump threatened fresh tariffs on Chinese imports.

European stock markets slump at open

2018-06-19 09:39

Europe's main stock markets have slumped at the start of trading, mirroring heavy losses across Asia on global trade war fears.

JSE joins market tumble as China retaliates to trade tariffs

2018-06-18 19:28

There is broad-based weakness across global equity markets including the JSE, as investors try to gauge the impact of US tariffs on China.

Rand skids as US, China trade war flares

2018-06-18 17:12

The rand continued to trade at six-month lows on Monday, skidding more than 1.7% to the US dollar as global developments continued to weigh on the local currency.


Tokyo stocks open lower as trade war fears linger

2018-06-21 07:37

Tokyo stocks opened lower with worries lingering about a US-China trade war after new tariff threats from Washington.

Global stocks rise despite trade war concerns

2018-06-20 14:45

World stocks have climbed as investors fished for bargains, but anxiety lingered over simmering trade tensions between China and the United States.

European stock markets rise in early deals

2018-06-20 12:38

Europe's main stock markets have risen in early trade, with London's FTSE 100 index jumping almost 0.9% to 7 669.93 points.

Asian markets mostly up but trade war fears keep dealers on edge

2018-06-20 08:14

Asian equities mostly rose but investors struggled to sustain any meaningful recovery after the previous day's battering, with the shadow of a potentially damaging China-US trade war hanging over markets.

Tokyo stocks edge higher amid trade war fears

2018-06-20 08:01

Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher but traders stayed largely on the sidelines amid lingering fears of a trade war after US President Donald Trump threatened fresh tariffs on Chinese imports.

JSE, global markets continue to reel over trade concerns

2018-06-19 17:50

The JSE trended lower along with other global equity markets, as trade concerns continued to dominate market sentiment.

Rand under 'massive pressure' as Trump drops next tariff bomb on China

2018-06-19 09:46

The rand lost 2% in early trade following news that US President Donald Trump is threatening new tariffs on Chinese imports.

Tokyo's Nikkei index down more than 1.7% over trade row

2018-06-19 09:14

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index has dropped more than 1.7%, with investors jittery over US-China trade tensions and a strong yen.

The world's hottest tech companies are now worth more than some major stock markets, and they could be pointing out the next big bubble

2018-06-18 18:00

The most prominent US and Chinese tech stocks including Facebook and Amazon are worth more than the stock markets of the Eurozone and Japan.

Stocks falter as trade war fears deepen

2018-06-18 15:50

World stock markets have faltered as traders eyed looming trade wars and worried about EU rifts over migration.

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