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Rand power puts damper on JSE

Feb 23 2017 14:41

Another strong performance by the rand shows investors are mostly happy with the Budget Speech, but the currency’s strong run has put a cap on share prices on the JSE .


JSE shows modest losses as market holds breath for Budget Speech

Feb 22 2017 12:17

The JSE has slipped as expected, but losses have been modest as the market was bolstered by support from world stock markets which are on an all-time high.

Harmony R34,26 R36,02 5,14%
Gfields R42,46 R43,65 2,80%
Bidcorp R257,25 R264,07 2,65%
Massmart R145,25 R149,00 2,58%
Sappi R82,35 R83,92 1,91%
Lib Hold R113,50 R115,65 1,89%
Sibanye R28,61 R29,15 1,89%
Bats R804,80 R818,26 1,67%
Sanlam R68,78 R69,81 1,50%
Oldmutual R35,35 R35,75 1,13%

JSE investors move to sidelines as market awaits Gordhan's budget

Feb 21 2017 14:02

JSE investors have decided to take profits after the previous day’s strong run, as they move to the sidelines to see what Pravin Gordhan's Budget Speech will deliver.


JSE cheers collapsed Shoprite, Steinhoff merger

Feb 20 2017 14:20

The share prices of both Steinhoff and Shoprite have jumped on news of their failed merger talks, as Naspers boosted the JSE and blue chip shares made a strong run.


Trading kicks off on SA’s newest stock exchange

Feb 20 2017 14:12

South Africa’s newest stock exchange, ZAR X, kick-started trading on Monday with the listing of one the world’s largest white maize providers.


JSE dips as global rally fades

Feb 17 2017 13:22

The JSE has followed global markets lower, after investors decided worldwide to take a breather and bank some profits.

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