Market struggles to find direction Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:03:22 +0200
The local equity market was mixed on Friday in a session where the JSE swung between the red and green, as it struggled to gain significant momentum in either direction.
Rand steady on Zuma prosecution announcement Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:04:27 +0200
The rand was unchanged after National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams announced that President Jacob Zuma would be prosecuted.
Stocks drift, dollar drops amid political turmoil Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:53:08 +0200
European stocks have drifted following a lackluster session in Asia. The dollar weakened as investors considered the implications of continuing personnel turmoil in the Trump administration.
Asia stocks slip, yen gains amid political turmoil Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:39:04 +0200
A rally in Asian stocks have petered out, and the yen climbed, as investors considered the implications of continuing personnel turmoil in the Trump administration.
US stocks end mixed as trade worries weigh on sentiment Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:17:01 +0200
Worries about President Donald Trump's trade policy have offset a spate of largely positive US economic data, resulting in a mixed session for US stocks.
JSE erases earlier gains to close lower Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:50:52 +0200
The JSE erased its earlier gains to close weaker on Thursday following a similar reversal in some of the blue-chip counters.
Oil holds gain on strong US fuel use as OPEC adheres to curbs Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:10:36 +0200
Oil has held gains near $61 a barrel on signs of robust fuel consumption in the US and as OPEC’s compliance with its pledged output cuts soared to a new record.
European stocks advance, treasury yields decline Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:42:25 +0200
European stocks have climbed following an uncertain session in Asia as investors gauge the implications of the latest personnel changes in the Trump administration.
US retail sales unexpectedly fall for third straight month Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:37:57 +0200
US retail sales have unexpectedly fallen in February for a third month, adding to signs that consumer spending will cool this quarter from the previous period’s hot pace.
Emerging-market stocks are world's best bet - Goldman Sachs Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:08:28 +0200
Emerging-market stocks are the world’s best investment after February’s rout cheapened valuations, according to Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Stocks mixed, yen rises as Treasury yields decline Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:22:23 +0200
Asian stocks have fluctuated and the yen gained as traders adopted a risk-off approach, digesting comments from President Donald Trump’s new economic adviser.
US stocks tumble on trade war fears, Dow -1.0% Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:03:43 +0200
Wall Street stocks have tumbled again on rising worries that the Trump administration's trade policies could ignite a global trade war.
Tokyo stocks open lower on trade war worries Thu, 15 Mar 2018 06:32:57 +0200
Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday, tracking falls on Wall Street on rising worries that US President Donald Trump administration's policies could ignite a global trade war.
Retailers weigh on the JSE Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:48:25 +0200
The JSE closed weaker on Wednesday as Naspers and retailers dragged the local index lower.
Oil halts decline as Trillerson's departure boosts Iran risks Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:46:25 +0200
Oil has halted recent losses as investors weighed a potential increase in geopolitical tensions from the fallout of Rex Tillerson’s ouster as US secretary of state.
Dollar drops on US retail data, stocks rebound Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:04:05 +0200
Stocks have gained as positive economic data from China lifted mining shares after a day of market turmoil sparked by the latest shakeup in the Trump administration.
Rand firm as market focus turns to Moody's ratings decision Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:32:47 +0200
The rand firmed against the dollar in early trade, as the SA market started to shift its focus to whether Moody's would downgrade SA's sovereign credit rating to junk later in the month.
Stocks gain as China data lift miners, euro dips Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:54:56 +0200
Stocks in Europe have gained as positive economic data from China lifted mining shares, following declines in Asian and American equities after a fresh shakeup in the Trump administration spurred fears about a unilateral approach to trade.
Oil halts drop as US foreign policy team shakeup boosts risks Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:17:07 +0200
Oil has halted losses near $61 a barrel as investors weighed a potential increase in geopolitical tensions during the fallout from the sudden firing of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Asia stocks drop amid Trump team concerns, trade Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:39:19 +0200
Asian stocks have retreated following a drop in American equities after a fresh personnel shakeup in the Trump administration spurred concerns about a unilateral approach to trade, national security and foreign affairs.