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Wall Street dips on earnings

Jan 23 2015 20:00

US stocks have dropped modestly, pressured by some disappointing results from major multinational companies.


SA stocks break winning run, Amplats pressured

Jan 23 2015 19:14

SA stocks have ended slightly lower, snapping a four-day winning streak, dragged down partly by Anglo American Platinum which issued a profit warning.

International Markets

US stocks edge up, indices set for strong week

Jan 23 2015 14:44

US stock index futures have edged up, following a sharp rally in the previous session that returned the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to positive territory for the year.


Oil market upheaval looms over Saudi succession

Jan 23 2015 15:52

King Abdullah's death could not have come at a worse time for Saudi Arabia's vital oil sector as the absolute monarchy seeks to reassert its leadership.

International Markets

ECB bazooka fires stock markets higher

Jan 23 2015 13:27

The European Central Bank's bond-buying 'bazooka' has fired global stock markets higher, but sent the euro diving to a new 11-year dollar low.


JSE fails to sustain ECB boost

Jan 23 2015 13:24

Share prices on the JSE have started higher but then lost ground as the excitement around the massive capital injection into the eurozone’s economy wore off.

International Markets

European stocks open higher on ECB stimulus

Jan 23 2015 11:08

Europe's stock markets have risen in opening trade, continuing to win support from the European Central Bank's unprecedented quantitative easing stimulus.


Euro under pressure after plunging on ECB move

Jan 23 2015 10:45

The euro has been close to its lowest levels in more than a decade after the European Central Bank launched a vast bond-buying programme.


Rand hovers near 7-week high on ECB move

Jan 23 2015 09:59

The rand has traded within easy sight of 7-week highs after the ECB unveiled its bond-buying programme, but some analysts feel its rally might have been overdone.

International Markets

ECB bond purchases boost equities

Jan 23 2015 09:03

European and US stocks have rallied after the ECB said it will inject over €1trn into the stagnant eurozone economy.

International Markets

Asia stocks surge on ECB move, oil rallies

Jan 23 2015 07:36

Asian markets have rallied after the ECB announced a cash injection to kickstart the eurozone, while crude prices surged on news that Saudi Arabia's king has died.

International Markets

US stocks soar on ECB move

Jan 23 2015 07:32

US stocks have surged after the European Central Bank announced a huge bond-buying stimulus programme, with banks and big tech stocks leading the way.


Oil surges after Saudi King's death

Jan 23 2015 07:29

Oil prices have risen following the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, with investors watching to see if his successor will maintain production levels.

International Markets

US shares higher after large ECB stimulus plan

Jan 22 2015 20:08

US shares are higher an hour into trade after the European Central Bank announced a larger-than-expected stimulus plan to fend off slow growth and deflation in the eurozone.


SA stocks extend gains, led by miners

Jan 22 2015 18:19

South African stocks have ended higher, extending their winning run to a fourth straight day with miners among the biggest gainers.

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