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Local bourse struggles for direction

Dec 09 2019 18:52

The JSE struggled for direction on Monday before eventually closing mildly softer after a muted session.


US jobs report lifts global markets

Dec 06 2019 17:41

The JSE finally matched trends with global markets on Friday as it closed firmer following a robust session.


JSE softer as domestic pressures weigh

Dec 05 2019 17:53

The local bourse closed softer on Thursday on the back of broad-based losses across all the major indices.


JSE slips as GDP disappoints

Dec 03 2019 17:47

The local bourse tracked other global markets lower on Tuesday as markets priced a high probability of a phase one deal not being signed between China and the US.


Local bourse softer as industrials and financials fall

Dec 02 2019 18:24

The JSE has started the week on the backfoot as it closed weaker on Monday on the back of losses in the industrials and financials indices.


JSE weaker as blue-chips struggle

Nov 29 2019 18:58

The JSE slipped on Friday led by losses in the resources index where miners lost significant ground due to relatively weaker metal commodity prices.


Small reprieve for the JSE

Nov 27 2019 17:46

The JSE traded mostly flat to firmer on Wednesday as it attempted to gain traction after consecutive sessions of losses.


Resources lift the all-share index

Nov 22 2019 17:57

The local bourse got off to a slow start as it retreated marginally in earlier trading before it found momentum towards the afternoon session.


SARB keeps rates unchanged as JSE closes softer

Nov 21 2019 18:30

Locally, the South African Reserve Bank decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.50% as the bank reiterated that future policy decisions would continue to be data driven.


JSE softer as inflation falls to lowest level in 8 years

Nov 20 2019 18:03

The United States bill could potentially complicate the ongoing US-China trade talks which could result in a deal not being signed soon.


JSE firmer as global markets remain buoyant

Nov 19 2019 18:03

US indices recorded fresh all-time highs led by tech shares as the main equity bourses continued to show signs of resilience. The upward momentum started off in Asia as the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.55% and 1% higher respectively.


Industrials lead gains on the JSE

Nov 18 2019 18:33

The local bourse took a leaf from the firmer closes in Asian markets where the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.35% and 0.8% higher respectively, while the Nikkei managed gains of 0.49%.


JSE closes softer after flat session

Nov 15 2019 19:23

The JSE closed softer on Friday as it lost momentum towards the close led by losses in the industrials and resources sectors.

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