Asia markets mostly up after US senate passes $2 trillion stimulus package

2020-03-26 08:49

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief that US senators have finally passed a gargantuan stimulus package for the world's top economy after being delayed by wrangling over details.

Stocks, oil, and bitcoin plunge as US lawmakers fight over coronavirus rescue package

2020-03-23 15:31

"If affairs start to get out of control, the market sell-off will be profoundly uglier than any of the previous crises."

More misery for rand, markets amid US fight over stimulus package

2020-03-23 07:24

S&P 500 futures lost more than 4% in less than 5 minutes, prompting a trading halt.

Capitec loses another 20% in minutes

2020-03-19 10:10

It is now trading around the R650 level from almost R1 500 towards the end of last year.

Rand stronger, stocks rebound after mass sell-offs on coronavirus fears

2020-03-02 16:52

The rand moved 1.1% stronger in early trade on Monday, as markets appear to be taking a "breather" from the sell-off from the previous week, says an analyst.

Global stocks tank after Apple warns Wuhan coronavirus is hammering sales

2020-02-18 17:59

Banking giant HSBC's lackluster earnings and intention to cut 35,000 jobs also weighed on world markets.

It’s all about process

2020-02-10 12:33

While there is no failsafe when it comes to selecting winning stocks for your portfolio, having a defined selection process will help you become a better investor.

Which penny stocks are worth a thought?

2020-02-05 13:30

There are four penny stocks worth looking at on the JSE. Investors should, however, analyse their choices of these types of shares carefully.

Chinese stocks plunge in worst end to Lunar Year on record

2020-01-23 09:49

Panic coursed through the world's second-largest equity market as investors sold stocks on concern a deadly virus will worsen over China's week-long trading break.

Gold's December rally stays alive to seal best year since 2010

2019-12-31 14:37

Gold climbed to a three-month high to clinch its best annual performance since 2010, as a weaker dollar helped cap a year marked by global economic jitters and trade frictions.


Rand could weaken to R19/$ amid fears of global recession

2020-03-23 16:13

The Covid-19 oubreak has triggered a sell-off in markets which have not responded well to stimulus measures by central banks.

Rand testing R18/$ as global markets flounder

2020-03-23 10:45

The JSE Top 40 also had a tough morning, compounding last week's losses to trade down more than 5%.

JSE wrap: Softer close as Reserve Bank slashes rates

2020-03-19 18:49

The local bourse closed softer on Thursday after another whipsaw session.

The gold price in rand has surged to a record high as coronavirus panic hits shares

2020-03-06 17:16

Markets have been roiled by the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China.

The Mormon Church's secretive fund revealed huge stakes in Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

2020-02-20 17:57

Ensign Peak Advisors, the investing arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spilled the beans on its $40 billion stock portfolio.

'Almost a mass psychosis': Tesla's 250% stock rally makes no sense, an ex-CEO of GM and Ford says

2020-02-14 11:49

"Nobody can explain it, it's so far beyond any fundamental return that any shareholder could ever expect," the ex-Ford, GM, and Chrysler exec said.

Jeff Bezos raked in R50 billion in 4 days by selling Amazon stock

2020-02-07 16:22

The online-shopping giant's founder and CEO sold more than 1.7 million shares, or about 3% of his total holdings.

The deadly virus sweeping across China could slash its economic growth, S&P warns

2020-01-24 18:07

"We simply don't know what the impact or even the potential impact could be. We only have SARS in 2003 to base assumptions on."

Gold could spike another 30% to a record high, says Bridgewater — 'There is so much boiling conflict'

2020-01-15 12:47

"When you look at the geopolitical strife, how many foreign entities really want to hold dollars?" Bridgewater co-chief Greg Jensen told the Financial Times.

JSE firmer as inflation slows for a consecutive month

2019-12-11 18:12

The local bourse edged higher on Wednesday on the back of modest gains across all the major indices.

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