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Local bourse struggles for direction Mon, 09 Dec 2019 18:52:54 +0200

The JSE struggled for direction on Monday before eventually closing mildly softer after a muted session.


US jobs report lifts global markets Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:41:51 +0200

The JSE finally matched trends with global markets on Friday as it closed firmer following a robust session.


JSE softer as domestic pressures weigh Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:53:07 +0200

The local bourse closed softer on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major indices.


Global stocks rise on trade optimism Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:45:07 +0200

The JSE advanced to close firmer on Wednesday after a lukewarm start to the session.


JSE slips as GDP disappoints Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:47:01 +0200

The local bourse tracked other global markets lower on Tuesday as markets priced a high probability of a phase one deal not being signed between China and the US.


Volatility spread spells trouble ahead for rand Mon, 02 Dec 2019 20:56:30 +0200

Rand volatility is at a five-year low. Don’t count on it staying that way.


Local bourse softer as industrials and financials fall Mon, 02 Dec 2019 18:24:46 +0200

The JSE has started the week on the backfoot as it closed weaker on Monday on the back of losses in the industrials and financials indices.


JSE weaker as blue-chips struggle Fri, 29 Nov 2019 19:08:21 +0200

The JSE slipped on Friday led by losses in the resources index where miners lost significant ground due to relatively weaker metal commodity prices.


Small reprieve for the JSE Wed, 27 Nov 2019 17:48:16 +0200

The JSE traded mostly flat to firmer on Wednesday as it attempted to gain traction after consecutive sessions of losses.


Resources lift the all-share index Mon, 25 Nov 2019 18:55:35 +0200

The local bourse got off to a slow start as it retreated marginally in earlier trading before it found momentum towards the afternoon session.


SARB keeps rates unchanged as JSE closes softer Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:30:52 +0200

Locally, the South African Reserve Bank decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.50% as the bank reiterated that future policy decisions would continue to be data driven.


JSE softer as inflation falls to lowest level in 8 years Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:03:53 +0200

The United States bill could potentially complicate the ongoing US-China trade talks which could result in a deal not being signed soon.


JSE firmer as global markets remain buoyant Tue, 19 Nov 2019 18:03:14 +0200

US indices recorded fresh all-time highs led by tech shares as the main equity bourses continued to show signs of resilience. The upward momentum started off in Asia as the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.55% and 1% higher respectively.


Industrials lead gains on the JSE Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:33:22 +0200

The local bourse took a leaf from the firmer closes in Asian markets where the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.35% and 0.8% higher respectively, while the Nikkei managed gains of 0.49%.


JSE closes softer after flat session Mon, 25 Nov 2019 19:14:39 +0200

The JSE closed softer on Friday as it lost momentum towards the close led by losses in the industrials and resources sectors.


Stocks mixed as economic data disappoints Thu, 14 Nov 2019 18:59:43 +0200

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


Stocks softer global sentiment remains subdued Wed, 13 Nov 2019 18:37:58 +0200

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


Local stocks edge higher Tue, 12 Nov 2019 18:10:08 +0200

The local bourse edged higher on Tuesday on the back of broad-based gains across all the major indices.


Traders least bearish on rand in 13 years as Moody’s downgrade priced in Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:15:12 +0200

Most analysts may be predicting South Africa will lose its last investment-grade rating, but derivatives traders couldn't care less.


Local stocks retreat as global pessimism spreads Mon, 25 Nov 2019 19:14:35 +0200

The JSE fell on Monday as it tracked other global markets lower which were dragged by increasing violence in Hong Kong, as well as US-China trade concerns.


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