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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.

International Markets

Stocks, dollar slide after Wall Street rout

Aug 15 2019 14:12

Stock markets and the dollar have slid after Wall Street suffered its worst showing this year, as mounting fears of a possible global recession saw investors flee equities for havens such as bonds, the yen and gold.

International Markets

Asia stocks slump on recession fears

Aug 15 2019 11:28

Asian markets have sunk after the Dow suffered its worst day of the year as fears of a global recession mounted with investors fleeing equities.

International Markets

Hong Kong stocks open down after Wall Street losses

Aug 15 2019 11:21

Hong Kong shares have dropped at the open, tracking massive losses on Wall Street as poor Chinese and German data fuelled concern over the global economy.


Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R15.27/$

Aug 15 2019 07:54

The rand closed at R15.27/$ on Thursday.


Yield inversion sparks recession jitters

Aug 14 2019 19:46

Global stocks including the JSE weakened on Wednesday as mounting signals of a global economic slowdown surfaced.

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