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JSE little changed, retailers rebound

Aug 21 2014 18:01

Stocks on the JSE have ended little changed as investors weighed downbeat data on business activity in China that hit metal prices.


Calmness returns to JSE

Aug 21 2014 13:34

Banking shares have recovered from the hammering following a Moody's downgrade, but the Resources index is still losing ground led by BHP Billiton.

Truwths R65.70 R71.05 8.14%
Arcmittal R39.50 R40.90 3.54%
Tfg R112.79 R116.50 3.29%
Picknpay R54.00 R55.60 2.96%
Lifehc R42.24 R43.33 2.58%
Santam R219.48 R224.99 2.51%
Cpf R11.48 R11.76 2.44%
Mr Price R194.78 R199.50 2.42%
Woolies R77.00 R78.83 2.38%
Rock R20.00 R20.45 2.25%

Moody's downgrade spooks JSE investors

Aug 20 2014 12:48

Moody’s decision to cut the local currency deposit rating for SA’s big four banks, has not only knocked their share prices, but pushed the rest of the JSE lower.


JSE drops, spurred by BHP Billiton

Aug 19 2014 18:09

South African stocks have been down, with mining companies taking the most points off the index after BHP Billiton announced plans to spin off businesses worth.


BHP, Shoprite knock JSE

Aug 19 2014 13:58

The JSE has reacted negatively to the results of two of the biggest shares on the market, which set the tone for the day’s trading.


JSE ticks up, led by platinum producers

Aug 18 2014 18:19

South African stocks have posted a second straight session of gains, led by the world's top platinum mining companies.

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