Local equities close flat as investors remain on edge

2018-10-19 18:35

The local bourse closed weaker on Friday concluding another difficult trading week for global stocks.

Eurozone stocks retreat on mounting woes in Italy, China

2018-10-19 14:57

Eurozone equities have slid after Brussels slammed Rome over its 2019 budget plans, with sentiment hurt also by weak Chinese growth data, poor French corporate news and rising global interest rates.

Hong Kong stocks end morning with losses

2018-10-19 07:47

Hong Kong stocks extended their losses following another sell-off on Wall Street and as data showed China's economy grew at its slowest quarterly pace in nine years during July-September.

Asian markets mostly down as global investors retreat

2018-10-19 07:37

Asian markets sank once again as the global sell-off intensified, while Chinese growth slowed in the third quarter, adding to concerns about the world's number two economy.

US stocks fall, dollar rises amid trade tensions

2018-10-18 16:36

US stocks slumped for a second day as investors continue to grapple with rising Treasury yields.

EM carry is on a roll, but it's too early to say rout is over

2018-10-18 13:29

While carry traders in emerging-market have had a good run this month, it may be too soon to conclude the rout is over.

South Africa slump batters smaller neighbours protecting rand peg

2018-10-18 09:29

South Africans aren’t the only ones struggling through the country’s economic slump.

Hong Kong stocks end morning with losses

2018-10-18 08:03

Hong Kong stocks went into the break with slight losses Thursday, tracking an Asia-wide sell-off, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting suggested US interest rates will continue to rise.

Asian markets head down with Fed rates set to rise more

2018-10-18 07:56

Asian markets resumed their downtrend as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground.

JSE closes weaker as stocks erase gains

2018-10-17 19:01

The JSE erased earlier gains to close weaker on Wednesday as blue-chip stocks withered.


Markets wrap: Stocks rally on boost from earnings, bonds decline

2018-10-19 16:12

US stocks have rebounded from Thursday’s sell-off as the latest batch of earnings provided evidence of corporate strength.

European stocks waver at open

2018-10-19 10:13

European stock markets have wavered in opening deals heading into the weekend.

Tokyo stocks open sharply lower on global worries

2018-10-19 07:43

Tokyo stocks opened sharply down, following Wall Street lower on worries over the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and a host of other global concerns.

Stocks retreat as global risk-appetite slows

2018-10-18 18:30

The JSE closed weaker on Thursday as it continued to be weighed down by most blue-chip stocks which traded weaker.

European equities rise as investors shrug off risk factors

2018-10-18 15:44

Europe's stock markets have rebounded slightly but gains were capped by a "cocktail" of negative factors.

European stocks mixed at open

2018-10-18 09:44

European stock markets have diverged at the start of trading, with Frankfurt and London losing ground while Paris held firm.

Markets WRAP: Mining production tumbles, rand slightly weaker

2018-10-18 09:11

The rand treaded between R14.17/$ and R14.35/$ during Thursday's session.

Tokyo's Nikkei index opens slightly lower

2018-10-18 08:00

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index opened slightly lower after falls on Wall Street, with a stable yen offering some support to exporters.

Fed officials debated hiking rates to restrictive territory

2018-10-17 22:00

Federal Reserve officials stepped deeper into a debate over how high to push interest rates, with a majority appearing to favour an eventual and temporary move above the level they deem neutral for the economy in the long run.

Stocks fall as confidence fades, dollar advances

2018-10-17 16:33

US stocks fell as the week’s second big serving of corporate earnings did much less to reassure bulls than yesterday’s almost uniformly strong reports.

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