Sasol should survive its 95% crash - but may have to sell its disastrous US project

2020-03-12 18:07

Sasol lost 95% of its share price compared to a year ago predominantly due to its disastrous Lake Charles chemicals project and a low oil price.

Local stocks softer on downgrade fears

2020-02-18 19:38

Weakness was not only limited to the local bourse as global markets also retreated on the back of concerns that the coronavirus would have much bigger impact on global growth

JSE quickly erases earlier gains to close weaker

2019-08-15 18:48

The JSE gave up earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as local sentiment remained largely bearish given weaker local and global economic fundamentals

JSE erases earlier gains to close softer

2019-08-12 19:10

The JSE closed weaker on Monday as it erased earlier gains primarily on the back of losses which were recorded in health sector stocks

Time to take stock

2018-12-14 13:07

Now is a good time to review your portfolio(s) and determine how your investments have fared.

Tech sell-off hits US stocks; Renault tumbles on CEO scandal

2018-11-20 07:55

Worries about the US-China trade conflict and slowing technology sector growth battered Wall Street, while French auto giant Renault plunged on a burgeoning scandal surrounding Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn.

European stock markets rebound at open

2018-11-13 11:04

Europe's main stock markets rebounded, with all eyes on heavily indebted Italy, whose populist government is set to defy the EU over its big spending plans.

Money managers are flocking to a R320 trillion investing strategy that Morgan Stanley says is ready to take off

2018-06-19 11:48

Luckily for ESG enthusiasts, the firm says, the misguided idea of "financial trade-offs" seems to be fading.

Warren Buffett on why buying gold is much worse than buying stocks

2018-05-07 09:38

At Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday, Warren Buffett compared $10,000 invested in gold and stocks decades ago to demonstrate why he's always been bullish on buying the latter.

Elon Musk calls out critics in a tweetstorm

2018-05-04 18:33

Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk took to Twitter on Friday to once again confront skeptics of his company.


Oil price crash is good news for Eskom, may also drop fuel prices

2020-03-10 10:15

The plunge in international oil prices is good news for Eskom and may also give motorists extra relief.

Local stocks softer as index heavyweights struggle

2019-10-25 18:37

Stocks declined on the Hang Seng with the biggest impact for the JSE being Tencent Holdings which has registered consecutive declines throughout this trading week

Local bourse closes softer as resources struggle

2019-08-13 19:22

The JSE closed softer on Tuesday as it took a leaf from Asian counters which registered heavy losses in earlier trading.

The correlation between shares and interest rates

2019-07-30 08:14

Decades of stock market and interest rates data point to a strong correlation between the two. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains what history tells us about declining interest rate phases and how it could impact the JSE.

Stocks Decline Before G-20; Treasuries Edge Higher

2018-11-30 14:27

US equity futures dropped with European stocks as investors count down to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents that could decide the course of the trade war.

Watch: Apple, Goldman send Wall Street tumbling

2018-11-13 12:54

Wall Street's major indexes tumbled on Monday as shares of Apple and Goldman Sachs Group dragged down the technology and financial sectors.

Everyone's fleeing China stocks as foreigners dump $1.4bn

2018-10-08 12:06

Chinese stocks’ worst October start in a decade has scared off the last remaining bulls.

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.

Warren Buffett shares the epiphany he had in 1942 that dictated the rest of his investment career

2018-05-06 12:42

Warren Buffett has some regrets about a trade he made back in 1942, and it's informed his entire investment career ever since. He made the comments at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting.

Get used to US-style shorting

2018-02-14 07:12

The Viceroy Research report on Capitec has the South African market in a spin, mostly because we are used to short sellers flying under the radar.

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