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Small breather for stocks

Jan 24 2020 17:42

Local stocks edged higher on Friday in tandem with other global markets which rebounded as concerns over a deadly virus in China took lesser priority.


Stocks slide as global markets fret over virus

Jan 23 2020 17:59

Local stocks have plummeted on the back of broad-based losses amongst global markets due to concerns over the spread of the virus which emanated in China.

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Chinese stocks plunge in worst end to Lunar Year on record

Jan 23 2020 09:49

Panic coursed through the world's second-largest equity market as investors sold stocks on concern a deadly virus will worsen over China's week-long trading break.


JSE weaker after erasing earlier gains

Jan 22 2020 17:46

The local bourse has lost ground towards the close on Wednesday eventually erasing all its earlier gains.


Stocks plummet on Asian virus concerns

Jan 21 2020 17:49

The JSE fell on Tuesday following heavy losses in Asia which were mainly attributed to worries about a deadly virus in China.


Weaker close for the JSE after muted session

Jan 20 2020 17:49

The JSE closed softer on Monday following a relatively muted session in which the local bourse couldn’t gain significant momentum.


JSE surges along with global markets

Jan 17 2020 18:37

The JSE surged on Friday in line with other global markets which were buoyed by easing trade tensions and good corporate earnings


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.

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