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European stocks close mixed

Aug 04 2015 18:56

Europe's main stock markets have closed mixed, with London's FTSE 100 index slipping 0.03% to finish at 6 686.57 points.


European exposure the focus in 5 shares to watch

Aug 04 2015 16:05

With a weak euro, low rates and a bond buying programme scheduled, European equities, at their current valuations, appear to be offering value, says an expert.

International Markets

US stocks flat as oil prices rally

Aug 04 2015 16:00

US equities have opened little changed as oil prices rallied and the Chinese stock market notched strong gains following new government measures.


Oil prices rebound, owing to weak Chinese data

Aug 04 2015 15:45

Oil prices have rebounded after falling steeply owing to weak Chinese and US manufacturing and continued worries about the global supply glut.


Nedbank fillip boosts JSE

Aug 04 2015 14:06

A strong performance by Nedbank has given the Financial index on the JSE a firm lift, which in turn helped pull the whole market higher.

International Markets

European stock markets drop amid Greece fallout

Aug 04 2015 14:00

European stock markets have fallen as investors reacted to the fallout from Greece, with focus on the banking sector.

International Markets

Greek stock market normalising: Greek chief

Aug 04 2015 13:46

The head of the Greek stock market says that trading appeared to be settling down after the previous day's record losses that followed a five-week shut down.

International Markets

Asian stocks mixed, China surges on new rules

Aug 04 2015 12:36

Asian stocks have been mixed in afternoon trading, as China announced new rules restricting short selling after a recent market rout.


Mining shares hammered as metal prices drop

Aug 04 2015 11:37

South African commodity stocks, including Kumba Iron Ore and Impala Platinum, have sunk to multi-year lows as metal prices tumbled.

International Markets

Greek banking stocks plunge again

Aug 04 2015 11:23

Greece's banking stocks have plunged for the second day in a row, dragging the main Athens index down and reflecting continuing financial and economic woes.

International Markets

European shares slip on earnings disappointment

Aug 04 2015 10:26

European stock markets have lost ground, with French bank Credit Agricole and BMW among the worst performers after reporting results.


Rand recovers but remains vulnerable

Aug 04 2015 09:43

The rand has recovered some lost ground against the dollar and its emerging market peers in early trade, but remains vulnerable ahead of US jobs data.

International Markets

European stocks close mixed

Aug 03 2015 20:08

European equities have closed mixed, with London's FTSE 100 index dropping 0.11% to finish at 6 688.62 points.

International Markets

US stocks open busy data week mixed

Aug 03 2015 20:06

Wall Street stocks are mixed as a heavy week of US economic reports and earnings kicked off with data showing a slight rise in consumer spending in June.

International Markets

Greek stocks close with record drop of 16.23%

Aug 03 2015 17:23

Greece's stock exchange has closed with a record drop of 16.23% on reopening after a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls.

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