Stocks drop across the Gulf as oil tankers incident fuels risk

2019-06-13 13:38

Every major stock index in the Gulf retreated after an incident in the Sea of Oman threatened to inflame the already tense relationship Iran has with its neighbors.

Treasuries rally amid mixed data, stocks advance

2019-06-05 17:00

Treasuries rallied as traders assessed mixed data from the world’s largest economy. Stocks rose on bets Mexican tariffs will be avoided.

Index change prompts record outflows from South Africa stocks

2019-05-29 12:48

Foreign investors’ sales of South African stocks jumped to a record as emerging-market index changes by compiler MSCI prompted money managers to adjust their holdings.

Rand, JSE under pressure as investors worry about Huawei reports

2019-05-23 13:55

Reports that Panasonic, Arm, and others cut ties with Huawei are fanning fears of a lengthy trade war.

Rand stronger even as Trump's 'meddling' fuels market anxiety

2019-05-16 13:31

European equities and US futures dipped on Thursday as anxious traders reacted to Trump's "haphazard" approach and disappointing economic data.

Rand strengthens despite global trade jitters

2019-05-15 11:29

European equities and US futures fell on Wednesday after renewed potential for a trade deal and Chinese government stimulus lifted Asian stocks.

Rand, JSE down as China strikes back

2019-05-13 16:08

China announced that it will hike tariffs on $60 billion worth of US imports.

How to catch a falling knife

2019-05-06 11:45

When a stock’s price has experienced a downturn, buying it in the hope that it picks up again is tempting. It’s a strategy that can pay off, but knowing when to enter requires precision. Otherwise your portfolio could suffer.

UBS bets on Ramaphoria, says strong ANC win could trigger rally for SA assets

2019-04-29 19:07

Investment bank the UBS Group believes a decisive win for the ruling party could trigger a rally for SA assets, thanks to expectations of greater policy certainty.

Stock markets muted despite surging US economy

2019-04-26 21:45

News that US economic growth had smashed expectations in the first quarter of 2019 failed to galvanise markets on Friday, with analysts warning of an economic divergence between the United States and the rest of the world.


Stocks gain, bonds slide after Mexico trade relief

2019-06-10 16:38

US stocks joined a global rally in equities after President Donald Trump suspended plans for tariffs on Mexico.

Stocks extend gains as dollar steadies, oil falls

2019-06-05 12:24

A global stock rally sparked by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s dovish comments continued into Wednesday, though the pace of gains slowed amid lingering trade-war concerns.

Tencent's China Literature sinks amid nation's content crackdown

2019-05-27 12:50

One of Tencent's most valuable investments is sinking as China expands its crackdown on online content.

US stock futures decline as tech tensions grow

2019-05-22 15:17

US equity futures dropped along with European stocks as investors digested the latest developments in the Sino-American confrontation over technology.

Skeptical investors light on SA stocks after election

2019-05-15 15:57

Investors remained underweight on South African stocks even after the ANC’s victory in this month’s elections, signaling skepticism about the prospect for economic reform, Morgan Stanley has said.

The rand and JSE firmer following Wall Street's bloodbath overnight

2019-05-14 13:20

But Asian equities slumped after US indexes tanked at least 2% on Monday. "Markets are likely to take Trump's words with a few pinches of salt."

Stocks are rallying on hopes of a US-China trade deal after Trump received a 'beautiful letter' from China's president

2019-05-10 12:57

Asian and European stocks rebounded on Friday after Trump received a "beautiful letter" from China's president and called for cooperation on a trade deal.

Bank of Buffett drops $10bn bomb into Anadarko battle

2019-05-01 10:34

Warren Buffett’s intervention in Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s $37bn unsolicited bid for Anadarko Petroleum may tip the scales in the oil industry’s biggest bidding war in decades.

JSE weaker as mining blue chips struggle

2019-04-29 19:02

The JSE closed weaker on Monday, mainly on the back of weakness recorded across most blue-chip stocks.

US stock futures edge higher after growth data

2019-04-26 15:18

US equity futures erased losses after data showed economic growth accelerated by more than forecast in the first quarter while the dollar headed for its best week since February.

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