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Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.37/$

Jun 24 2019 09:16

The day's range was between R14.23 and R14.40.


Financials weigh on JSE

Jun 24 2019 20:28

The JSE opened the week on the backfoot as it closed weaker, mainly on the back of losses recorded in the financials index.


JSE blames economic environment for expected 25% drop in earnings per share

Jun 24 2019 19:01

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange blamed a unfavourable economic environment for headline earnings per share were expected to register at be between 490.95 cents and 425.49 cents for the six months ended in June, that the exchange announced on Monday.


JSE manages to squeeze gains after muted session

Jun 21 2019 19:06

In general, global equities slowed down after consecutive sessions of significant gains, with declines stretching from Asia through to Europe.

International Markets

European stock markets steady at open

Jun 21 2019 10:24

European stock markets have steadied at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining 0.1% to 7 430.39 points.


After firming all week, rand slightly weaker in wake of SONA

Jun 21 2019 08:50

After firming 3% against the dollar during the week, the rand was trading slightly weaker against on Friday morning in the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation address.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.30/$

Jun 21 2019 09:09

TreasuryONE said earlier that President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address on Thursday evening was, by general concensus, full of dreams but little in the way of detail.


Stocks mixed ahead of US Fed decision

Jun 19 2019 18:02

With the United States Fed expected to strike a more dovish tone in its latest policy statement, yields are falling on the back of bets that the Fed could cut rates at its next policy meeting in July.


Draghi and Trump’s comments lift global stocks

Jun 18 2019 18:01

The European Central Bank’s president Mario Draghi sparked stocks after commenting that the central bank would ease its policy again if inflation fails to accelerate to its desired level.


Oil rises again on tension fuelled by tanker attacks

Jun 16 2019 17:26

Oil prices rose again in reaction to geopolitical tension, building on a surge sparked by suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman.


BHP Group at all time highs as resources rally

Jun 13 2019 18:17

Asian markets have been weaker for a second successive day as the Nikkei retreated 0.46%, whilst the Shanghai composite was 0.15% lower on the day.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.30/$

Jun 20 2019 08:32

All eyes will now be on President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address later tonight.

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