ARTICLES RELATING TO STOCK MARKETS

Local bourse inches higher after slow start

2019-09-20 18:10

The JSE pared earlier losses and climbed towards the end of the day to eventually close firmer on Friday.

Stocks softer as investors await Fed decision

2019-09-18 20:41

More focus will be on the press conference following the interest rate decision for more clues on how the Fed plans to help spur economic growth given that the ECB has already taken on quantitative easing.

Trump now wants to fire Fed boss Jerome Powell, say insiders

2018-12-22 13:18

US President Donald Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell as his frustration with the central bank chief intensified following this week’s interest-rate increase and months of stock-market losses, according to four people familiar with the matter.

European stock markets jump at open

2018-11-12 10:29

European stocks opened higher, with London up 1.0% as rallying oil prices lifted shares across the commodities sector and as a sliding pound boosted exporters.

How misinformation is used to influence markets

2017-08-25 16:05

We know that fake news played a role in the election of US President Donald Trump and the outcome of the Brexit referendum. But it is also being used to influence stock markets.

US stocks rise ahead of Fed minutes

2015-11-18 17:18

Wall Street stocks have opened slightly higher ahead of the release of the US Federal Reserve meeting minutes.

European stocks drop, hit by US contraction

2014-06-25 16:44

European stock markets have fallen slightly, with losses accelerating after the US said its economy has recorded its biggest contraction in five years.

 

JSE flat as Reserve Bank keeps rates unchanged

2019-09-19 18:43

Shares on the JSE tracked mostly lower on Thursday before closing softer as the Reserve Bank delivered its Monetary Policy Committee statement

Local bourse brushes off global risks to close firmer

2019-09-16 20:24

The JSE shrugged off the pessimism in other global indices as it surged higher on Monday.

Rebound falls short as JSE closes weaker

2018-11-13 18:34

The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday following a relatively mixed session where the local index struggled for direction.

JSE retreats ahead of mini budget

2017-10-24 19:17

Equities on the JSE closed the day softer ahead of the mini budget on Wednesday.

Stock markets firmer ahead of weekend

2017-01-16 07:44

Europe's main stock markets have ended the week in an upbeat mood, with the UK topping a new high and Wall Street modestly higher on the back of favourable results from banks.

A tip – and a warning – from SA’s hottest stock market fund manager

2015-11-11 16:21

Hot money management firm 36One’s co-founder Cy Jacobs is negative on SA Inc, especially consumer-facing businesses exposed to the local market.

Investment punts that raise questions

2011-05-04 13:06

It is diffcult to believe that invitations to invest in unlisted shares are being issued without audited figures or annual reports, writes Marc Hasenfuss.

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