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US stocks open higher as Black Friday shopping begins

Nov 27 2015 17:20

US stocks have opened mostly higher with retailers in focus as shopping kicks into high gear after the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

International Markets

European stocks pare losses after rout in China

Nov 27 2015 14:11

European shares have put a selloff in Shanghai stocks behind them after economic confidence in the eurozone matched the highest level in four years.


Euro has worst-ever run of weekly losses

Nov 27 2015 13:09

The euro has been set for its longest stretch of weekly declines versus the yen since the shared currency’s 1999 creation.


JSE loses ground after strong opening

Nov 27 2015 12:50

Lack of liquidity has pushed South African financial markets lower, with the rand and share prices losing ground.

International Markets

Asian stocks decline as China shares tumble

Nov 27 2015 11:24

Asian stocks have declined, with a regional gauge heading for a one-week low, as Chinese shares tumbled the most since the depths of this year’s rout.

International Markets

European stocks retreat at open

Nov 27 2015 11:05

Europe's main stock markets have opened lower, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.6% at 6 357.42 points.


Rand to enter new week at 'worryingly weak levels'

Nov 27 2015 09:23

The rand has weakened in thin trade with US markets closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, while stocks are set to edge lower along with emerging market peers.


Euro weak ahead of ECB meeting

Nov 27 2015 09:22

The euro has hovered around seven-month lows and was also weak against Asian currencies on speculation that the ECB will unleash fresh stimulus measures.

International Markets

China’s stocks sink most in three months

Nov 27 2015 08:50

China’s stocks have tumbled as some of the largest brokerages disclosed regulatory probes, industrial profits fell and two companies flagged bond payments.

International Markets

US stocks rise a bit on mixed data

Nov 26 2015 18:58

US stocks have risen slightly in early trade following a stream of economic data in the last trading session ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

International Markets

European stock markets steady at open

Nov 26 2015 11:39

Europe's main stock markets have opened steadily, with trading expected to be quiet amid the US Thanksgiving holiday.


Rand dips as US data bolsters rate hike case

Nov 26 2015 10:18

The rand has softened slightly as the dollar rallied on positive US data that lifted the chances of a December rate hike by Federal Reserve.


Euro languishes near seven-month low

Nov 26 2015 09:14

The euro has been near the weakest in seven months against the dollar and yen as investors speculated the European Central Bank will expand stimulus.

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