Strong earnings give JSE a boost

2018-04-20 18:49

This week’s performance on the JSE can only be described as a rollercoaster ride, with gains in Steinhoff, Pick n Pay and Mediclinic among others mainly triggered by strong earnings released this week.

Dollar gains as treasuries steady, stocks struggle

2018-04-20 12:38

The dollar has extended its weekly gain as US Treasury yields steadied, though they remained on track for the biggest one-week surge since February.

Hong Kong stocks down after morning session

2018-04-20 09:22

Hong Kong stocks have ended the morning down as investors cashed in profits ahead of the weekend while technology firms tracked a sharp sell-off in Apple.

Tokyo stocks open lower as attention shifts to earnings

2018-04-20 09:12

Tokyo stocks have opened lower after drops on Wall Street, as investors waited for earnings reports by major companies.

Resilient rand trades firmly under R12/$ on upbeat local data

2018-04-19 11:10

The rand continued to trade under the R12/$ level, in the wake of healthy local retail sales data, better than expected local inflation data and broad emerging market strength.

Hong Kong stocks surge by break

2018-04-19 09:26

Hong Kong shares have soared more than 1% in the morning session with energy firms boosted by a rally in oil prices.

Tokyo stocks close higher after Abe-Trump meeting

2018-04-19 09:11

Tokyo stocks have closed marginally higher after a joint post-summit press conference by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump delivered few surprises to the market.

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Europe stocks rise on upbeat global mood as weak pound lifts London

2018-04-18 16:25

Europe's major stock markets have risen after solid gains elsewhere, with London buoyed by the weak pound as UK inflation dived to a one-year low.

Global equities boosted by Chinese data, US earnings

2018-04-18 08:46

Global stocks have mostly risen following strong Chinese economic data and a round of solid US corporate earnings reports from Netflix and others.


Rand poised to hold its gains - analysts

2018-04-20 13:38

The rand broke below the psychological R12/$ level this week and is expected to hold onto its gains.

US stocks retreat on mixed earnings

2018-04-20 09:27

US stock markets have finished lower on worries about Apple following a weak outlook from supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Asian markets fall in line with Wall St as tech firms take a hit

2018-04-20 09:19

While worries about the Syrian crisis and a potential China-US trade war keep dealers on edge, focus has moved to the corporate arena as the earnings season gets into full swing.

JSE volatile as geopolitics, economic data swing pendulum

2018-04-19 19:10

The JSE has experienced another topsy-turvy day as the market opened firmer on the back of stronger earnings numbers, only to wither away in the latter half of the trading session.

European stock markets rise modestly at open

2018-04-19 10:21

Europe's main stock markets have climbed modestly at the start of trading, with dealers awaiting key retail sales data in Britain.

US stocks end mostly up but IBM hits Dow

2018-04-19 09:17

Wall Street stocks have finished mostly higher on largely upbeat corporate earnings reports and a surge in petroleum-linked equities.

JSE shakes off some losses as international markets rally

2018-04-18 18:52

The JSE has traded firmer, shaking off some of Tuesday's losses as international markets gained on the back of stronger earnings numbers from Dow Jones industrial heavyweights.

US stocks mixed as rally loses steam, IBM tumbles

2018-04-18 16:48

Wall Street stocks have been mixed as a two-session rally based on strong earnings showed signs of flagging.

Tech rally boosts US stocks, Netflix surges

2018-04-18 08:49

Wall Street stocks have powered higher on strong corporate earnings, with a blowout report from Netflix igniting a rally in technology shares.

Tokyo stocks end higher on Wall Street gains, weaker yen

2018-04-18 08:40

Tokyo stocks have closed solidly higher, helped by gains on Wall Street and a weaker yen, as investors digested news from the US-Japan summit talks.

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