London stocks rise, pound lower before Brexit 'Plan B'

2019-01-21 14:50

London's stock market climbed Monday, aided by a falling pound, with traders awaiting the UK government's Brexit 'Plan B'l.

Stocks rise as trade optimism adds fuel to rally

2019-01-18 09:45

Stocks in Asia gained Friday, building on the recent rally in risk assets, amid optimism for progress in US-China trade talks.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.79/$

2019-01-17 08:01

The rand closed at R13.79/$ at 17.00 CAT after trading in range of 13.6554-13.8324 for the day.

Stocks struggle as treasuries drop; pound drifts

2019-01-16 14:16

Stocks struggled to hold gains and Treasuries dropped as investors weighed the political turmoil in Britain and the prospects for policy makers to arrest a slowdown in global growth.

Traders suddenly dare to believe in an emerging-market rally

2019-01-14 07:01

It’s a measure of how the climate has changed so quickly for emerging markets that this week’s interest-rate decision in Turkey, an event that would have had traders on tenterhooks six months ago, is being anticipated with a virtual shrug.

Asian markets retreat after rally, strong yen hits Tokyo

2019-01-10 08:02

Asian markets turned south Thursday as investors took a breather after rallying this week on optimism over China-US trade talks and the Federal Reserve's softer tone on interest rates.

Most Asian markets rise as optimism returns, eyes on trade talks

2019-01-08 08:08

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday with a little more optimism in the air than in recent weeks as China and the US hold trade talks and the Federal Reserve flags a more dovish stance.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.86

2019-01-07 08:21

The rand continued to trade below the R14.00 level on Monday.

Review: Emerging market stocks get a lift from China easing, Fed flexibility

2019-01-06 17:00

Emerging-market stocks and currencies closed out the first week of 2019 on a high note.

Asia markets fall again as Tokyo gets 2019 off to nightmare start

2019-01-04 08:24

There was no respite for Asian investors Friday as most regional markets suffered more losses, with Tokyo tanking 3% and technology firms taking another hiding after Apple's shock revenue warning.


JSE buoyed by global risk on sentiment

2019-01-18 20:19

JSE tracked other global markets on higher trading as the risk on sentiment persisted

Asia mixed as rally loses steam, Yen recovers

2019-01-17 09:08

The rally in risk assets faded on Thursday, with Asian stock indexes trading mixed and the yen recovering, as concerns about rising US-China tensions offset signs of a better-than-expected start to the earnings season.

Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall St gain, lower yen

2019-01-17 07:35

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday with investor sentiment buoyed by gains on Wall Street and a lower yen.

Tokyo stocks open lower with lack of fresh headlines

2019-01-16 08:29

Tokyo stocks opened slightly lower on Wednesday, with the currency market stable in Asian trade after the British pound fluctuated before and after the Brexit deal vote.

US stock futures edge lower as dollar declines

2019-01-11 16:12

US stock futures slipped with European shares on Friday, while Asian equities rose at the end of a week when sentiment was mostly bolstered by a dovish tone from the Federal Reserve and hopes for a breakthrough on trade.

Facebook rises as JPMorgan recommends looking past controversies

2019-01-08 20:30

Facebook extended a three-day winning streak as JPMorgan told clients that a "compelling" valuation and accelerating earnings growth will help the stock move past scandals and controversies.

Netflix's 2019 rally continues with analysts bullish on subscriber growth

2019-01-07 21:30

Netflix rallied on Monday, the stock has not yet had a negative session in 2019.

Asia markets rally after Wall St surge as US-China trade talks begin

2019-01-07 08:18

Asian markets rallied Monday after a blockbuster performance on Wall Street as US jobs data beat forecasts and the head of the Federal Reserve hinted at a slower pace of interest rate hikes.

Global stocks rally before trade talks, safe havens slip

2019-01-04 14:24

Stocks climbed across Europe and Asia and US equity futures pointed to a stronger open as the world’s two largest economies scheduled fresh trade negotiations next week.

Asia markets stage slight recovery but tech firms soured by Apple

2019-01-03 07:39

Most Asian markets rose Thursday after the previous day's sharp losses but technology firms fell after Apple slashed its revenue forecasts blaming slowing China sales.

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