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Stocks inch higher as Reserve Bank cuts interest rates

Jan 16 2020 20:02

The JSE closed mildly firmer on Thursday as it tracked other global markets higher on the back of the signing of the phase one trade deal between the USA and China


JSE holds on to gains

Jan 13 2020 18:45

The JSE on Monday tried to take a leaf from the earlier trend in Asian equities where the Hang Seng surged 1.11% while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.98%.


JSE rises despite weaker US jobs data

Jan 10 2020 17:47

United States non-farm payrolls for the month of December came in lower than expected as the US economy added 145 000 jobs instead of the forecast 160 000 jobs.


JSE closes weaker as resources struggle

Jan 09 2020 19:04

Miners have surged over the past couple of sessions on the back of firmer metal commodity prices, which have risen on the back of the tensions between the USA and Iraq.


Oil price rockets after Iran attacks US in Iraq

Jan 08 2020 07:41

The price of oil spiked Wednesday after Iran launched revenge attacks on US forces in Iraq, making good on its pledge to hit back over the killing of its top general.


Rand strength seems 'somewhat divorced' from actual SA sentiment - economist

Dec 28 2019 16:53

The current strength of the rand appears to be "somewhat divorced" from actual sentiment around the SA economy, an emerging markets economist tells Fin24.

International Markets

Boeing CEO shakeup kicks Wall St into action

Dec 24 2019 11:02

The surprise announcement that Boeing ousted its embattled CEO invigorated Wall Street, while trading was muted on European and Asian stock markets as many investors were already away for Christmas.


Wall St rally reaches higher, Europe pauses

Dec 18 2019 20:23

Wall Street stocks have pushed higher, but European stocks were mixed as investors appeared to take their foot off the pedal after the recent trade deal-fuelled rally.

International Markets

Asian markets struggle for traction, European markets rise at start of trade

Dec 16 2019 12:20

Asian investors gave a cool welcome to the China-US trade agreement, with observers saying they were still waiting for details, while the pound built on gains after the win for Boris Johnson.


JSE holds on to gains

Dec 12 2019 17:48

After having opened and trading mostly firmer in the morning session on Thursday, the local bourse relinquished most of its gains despite eventually closing firmer on the day.

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