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.

Stocks softer global sentiment remains subdued

2019-11-13 18:37

The rand came under pressure as a result of this data as it reached a session low of R15.00/$.

The S&P 500 party is just getting started

2019-11-07 11:17

At the start of this year, expectations around the S&P 500 index weren’t great. However, things have turned. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw takes a look at why sometimes forecasts can be incorrect.

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.


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.

Stocks mixed as economic data disappoints

2019-11-14 18:47

The JSE traded mostly flat on Thursday before it closed softer as stocks struggled for direction.

While stocks last...

2019-11-07 13:24

After doing some research, investment expert Simon Brown found that the expected duration for a stock to maintain a major listing is around 20 years. How, then, should investors approach long-term investing, given this information?

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.

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