Worst third quarter since 2011 halts SA stocks’ ascent

2019-09-27 17:04

Worries about global growth, the prolonged trade war and a moribund economy have stopped South African stocks in their tracks.

ANALYSIS | WeWork, WeWait, WeWorry: What's next for CEO Adam Neumann?

2019-09-22 20:00

In short order Neumann's office-sharing company has gone from a get-rich story to a you've-got-to-be-joking melodrama – from WeWork to WeWait to, now, WeWorry.

Worst August since 1998 looms for South African stocks

2019-08-29 10:40

Investors in South African stocks can thank trade hostilities between China and the US for turning this month into the worst August they’ve experienced in 21 years.

Equities, yuan plunge as Trump escalates trade war with China

2019-08-26 07:11

Asian equity markets tanked and the yuan hit an 11-year low Monday after Donald Trump ramped up his trade war with China by imposing more tariffs on more than half-a-trillion dollars worth of imports.

Suffering emerging markets look to Fed's Powell to calm frayed nerves

2019-08-19 07:47

Investors will be hanging on Jerome Powell's every word this week for clues as to whether the current nervousness gripping emerging markets is justified.

It's not just SA: stocks are sliding due to a 'smorgasbord of risks' across Argentina, Italy, Hong Kong, and Singapore

2019-08-13 13:11

An election upset tanked markets in Argentina, Italy's ruling coalition is in disarray, and Hong Kong protests are continuing.

Stocks slide as unrest in Hong Kong shakes already-rattled investors

2019-08-13 08:15

The Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 index, and Nasdaq composite all fell during US trading on Monday.

Hong Kong's richest lose $19bn as protests lash stocks

2019-08-05 15:37

Hong Kong’s wealthiest are feeling the pain from nine weeks of protests that have jammed the financial hub’s streets, weighed on growth and battered local stock prices.

Philip Morris is betting on e-cigarettes and new flavours as it feels the heat from Juul and KT&G

2019-07-30 12:38

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes wants to avoid getting smoked by its rivals.

Flight to safety sees stocks drag lower

2019-07-09 20:02

The JSE fell sharply on Tuesday as it tracked other major global indices which have primarily weakened on the back of reduced demand for riskier assets since the release of US jobs data


Donald Trump warns that 'markets would crash' if Democrats impeach him

2019-09-26 17:05

"If they actually did this the markets would crash. Do you think it was luck that got us to the best Stock Market and Economy in our history. It wasn’t!"

Smog, selfies, and city living are fuelling demand for cosmetics, L’Oréal boss says

2019-09-17 11:18

Urbanites socialise more and pollution threatens their hair and skin, while social media filters have ramped up pressure to look good in real life.

Trade hope helps Asian markets bounce back from sell-off

2019-08-27 06:53

Asian markets rose Tuesday, recovering from the previous day's pounding, after Donald Trump said China-US trade talks would resume soon, though the president's sharp changes in tone are keeping investors on edge.

Investors are pulling billions out of Chinese stocks and the bleeding is unlikely to stop anytime soon

2019-08-22 11:02

"There is a confluence of uncertainty and it's rattling all markets."

US stocks plummet as yield-curve inversion triggers recession fears

2019-08-15 05:54

The gap between the two- and 10-year Treasury yields slid below zero on Wednesday for the first time since 2007.

North America luxury stocks drop as Hong Kong protests mount

2019-08-13 08:43

Tiffany & Co, Estee Lauder, Movado Group and other North America luxury-goods stocks sank after protests in Hong Kong escalated and all flights at the region’s airport were canceled.

Tinder's owner just launched an app to help 'highly motivated' singles in Japan get married within a year

2019-08-09 12:22

Match Group recently rolled out Pairs Engage, a marriage-concierge app that suggests 30 potential wives or husbands to users every month.

Stocks fall sharply after the Fed's first rate cut in more than 10 years

2019-08-01 10:07

The Fed lowered its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, but investors were left cold by comments suggesting further easing may not be coming.

Rate cuts are coming — the rand and markets are ecstatic

2019-07-11 11:16

Stocks climbed on Thursday after US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell strongly hinted the central bank will cut rates this month.

Pressure persists for resources stocks

2019-07-05 19:34

The JSE closed softer on Friday with losses form the bourse’s biggest mining giants yet again driving it lower.

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