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Zuma ruling, weaker dollar boost rand

Apr 29 2016 18:53

The rand has extended its gains against the dollar to hit a five-month high, lifted by a weaker greenback and a court ruling against scandal-beset President Jacob Zuma.

International Markets

US stocks open lower

Apr 29 2016 16:10

US stocks have opened in the red, extending the previous day's sharp losses despite better-than-expected quarterly earnings from ExxonMobil and Amazon.


Oil prices reach 2016 highs

Apr 29 2016 15:37

World oil prices have struck 2016 high points this week as a weaker dollar attracted buyers to a market struggling to overcome a global supply glut.


JSE dips on rand rally

Apr 29 2016 13:53

Share prices have mostly been lower as the market’s attention turned to the rand, which strengthened to its best level in a week on the back of a weaker dollar.


Rand firmer on risk appetite boost

Apr 29 2016 09:49

The rand has firmed against the dollar, holding on to a one-week high buoyed by risk appetite after a string of disappointing data releases from the United States.


Oil strikes new 2016 peaks again

Apr 28 2016 19:48

World oil prices have rebounded to 2016 highs for the third straight day, buoyed by the weaker dollar and sliding US production, dealers say.


Rand races to firmest in a week, stocks inch up

Apr 28 2016 19:10

The rand has resumed a recent rally as emerging currencies lapped up the return of risk appetite after a string of disappointing data releases from the US.

International Markets

US stocks drop on weak first quarter growth

Apr 28 2016 16:11

Wall Street stocks have dropped after the US Commerce Department estimated first-quarter economic growth at a feeble 0.5%.


Gold gains enliven slow holiday trade on JSE

Apr 28 2016 13:16

Gold shares have been the big winners on the JSE as the dollar took a hammering on global markets, amid quiet trade with many investors away for a long weekend.

International Markets

European stocks fall as BoJ holds off stimulus boost

Apr 28 2016 13:00

European stocks have declined, snapping a two-day gain, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly refrained from increasing stimulus measures.


Rand flat, seen trading sideways rest of the week

Apr 28 2016 10:20

The rand has been mostly flat against the dollar, with traders and analysts expecting it to drift sideways after the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.

International Markets

Stock markets diverge awaiting Fed

Apr 27 2016 14:15

World stock markets have diverged awaiting the outcome of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting.


Dollar weakens ahead of Fed policy decision

Apr 27 2016 11:39

The dollar has fallen as traders look to a Federal Reserve policy meeting for more clues about its timeline for raising interest rates.


Oil prices rise ahead of Fed rate decision

Apr 27 2016 11:22

Oil prices have extended gains in Asia as traders await a report on US stockpiles, and some analysts say the market is set for a rebalancing.

International Markets

European stock markets hold steady at open

Apr 27 2016 11:15

Europe's main stock markets have steadied at the open, as investors await the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's latest interest rate meeting.

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