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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.


Rand strength seems 'somewhat divorced' from actual SA sentiment - economist

Dec 28 2019 16:53

The current strength of the rand appears to be "somewhat divorced" from actual sentiment around the SA economy, an emerging markets economist tells Fin24.

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Boeing CEO shakeup kicks Wall St into action

Dec 24 2019 11:02

The surprise announcement that Boeing ousted its embattled CEO invigorated Wall Street, while trading was muted on European and Asian stock markets as many investors were already away for Christmas.

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