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Stocks rise as US says it is making progress with trade talks

Aug 19 2019 17:46

The JSE has gotten off to a firmer start this week as it tracked other global stocks higher, after the US signalled progress in the trade talks with China.

International Markets

Stock markets rally on fresh trade talk hopes

Aug 19 2019 16:34

Stock markets have rallied after US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser hailed "positive" trade talks with Chinese negotiators.


Oil rises after drone attack on Saudi Arabia disrupts Gulf calm

Aug 19 2019 08:56

Oil rose for a second day after a drone attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field brought geopolitical risks back into focus, and as the prospect of more US-China trade meetings spurred some investor optimism.


JSE closes flat as it fails to catch rebound wave

Aug 16 2019 18:37

The JSE closed off a difficult trading week by closing flat on Friday as sentiment remains mostly bearish for local stocks

International Markets

London stock market opens higher after delay

Aug 16 2019 12:01

London's FTSE 100 shares index have rebounded when it finally opened on Friday after a delay caused by an unspecified trading issue.

International Markets

Asia stocks choppy as trade war fears dominate markets

Aug 16 2019 10:08

Asian markets were jittery Friday as a modest rebound in US equities failed to ease fears over the US-China trade war and its impact on the world economy.

International Markets

Eurozone stocks rebound; London open delayed

Aug 16 2019 09:50

Eurozone stock markets have recovered at the start of trading, but the opening of London's benchmark FTSE 100 index was delayed owing to a "trading" issue according to its operator.

International Markets

Tokyo stocks end marginally higher

Aug 16 2019 09:47

Tokyo stocks have closed slightly higher, supported by gains of Chinese shares, but trade was sluggish with investors in a wait-and-see mode ahead of the weekend.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R15.23/$

Aug 16 2019 07:43

TreasuryONE said in a note earlier that EM currencies had recovered from their weaker levels.


Markets WRAP: Stocks retreat amid Hong Kong, Argentina turmoil

Aug 13 2019 07:30

US equity futures edged lower and stocks slumped in Europe and Asia on Tuesday as turmoil in Hong Kong and Argentina spooked investors already on edge over the trade war.


JSE quickly erases earlier gains to close weaker

Aug 15 2019 18:48

The JSE gave up earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as local sentiment remained largely bearish given weaker local and global economic fundamentals

International Markets

US stocks open higher, Dow up 0.2% after worst session of year

Aug 15 2019 16:19

Wall Street stocks have opened higher following mixed US economic data, bouncing modestly after the Dow suffered its worst session of the year.

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