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Rand’s record-busting slump may not be over, options suggest

Apr 03 2020 20:59

It’s been pummeled by the risk sell-off sparked by the spread of the coronavirus, as well as a downgrade to junk by Moody’s Investors Service last week.


JSE wrap: Global stocks sell-off as US jobs data disappoints

Apr 03 2020 19:18

On the currency market, the rand continued to slump against the dollar and failed to get a reprieve even as the greenback wobbled due to the weaker jobs data


JSE wrap: Markets spurred on hopes of oil production cuts

Apr 02 2020 19:43

Stocks in Europe and the USA traded mostly in the green as momentum picked up for stocks primarily on the back of a report that Donald Trump would announce oil production cuts which could help boost oil prices


JSE wrap | Financials lead surge amid consecutive gains

Mar 31 2020 18:16

The financials index rebounded strongly following weakness in the prior session which was induced by the weaker rand and the downgrade of South Africa’s sovereign rating


JSE wrap | Strong gains for local stocks despite Moody’s downgrade

Mar 30 2020 18:44

Stocks in the US managed to open firmer despite the announcement by Donald Trump that the opening of the US economy could be delayed up until the end of April.

International Markets

Asian markets mostly down as virus fears grow

Mar 30 2020 09:59

Asian markets fell Monday following a steep drop on Wall Street as the jubilation from last week's enormous US stimulus package faded and investors returned their attention to the soaring infection and death rate of the coronavirus.

International Markets

Asia markets mostly up after US senate passes $2 trillion stimulus package

Mar 26 2020 08:49

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief that US senators have finally passed a gargantuan stimulus package for the world's top economy after being delayed by wrangling over details.

International Markets

WATCH | Around the Market - In times of crisis: The psychology of investor behaviour

Mar 24 2020 19:17

Founder & Managing Director of Bourse Communications Rod North, Chairman and CIO of Bellwether Partners David Stevens and Founder of Appellon Sue Jauncey discuss the new realities investors face in this time of crisis.


Stocks rally on stimulus hopes

Mar 24 2020 18:05

With United States Congress inching closer to passing a stimulus bill which could aid the US economy, investors looked to take a bite at riskier assets.

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