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47 days ago
Oil bounces back in Asian trade
Oil bounces back in Asian trade
Commodities

Oil rebounds in Asia on Friday after tanking nearly five percent on Thursday on renewed supply concerns.

47 days ago
Rand recovers in cautious trade
Rand recovers in cautious trade
Currencies

South Africa’s rand trades firmer on Friday after taking advantage of a slip by the dollar.

47 days ago
Dollar slips against most major currencies
Dollar slips against most major currencies

The dollar edged down against most major currencies in Asian trade on Friday, but remained on track for a weekly gain.

47 days ago
Asian stocks set for weekly drop
Asian stocks set for weekly drop

Asian stocks looked set to post their biggest weekly loss in three weeks on Friday.

47 days ago
Energy sector weighs on Wall Street
Energy sector weighs on Wall Street

The S&P 500 and Dow industrials slipped on Thursday after being weighed down by energy shares.

47 days ago
Oil industry losing the burn of Asian demand
Oil industry losing the burn of Asian demand
Commodities

Asian crude demand is slowing - and many market participants suspect it is not just a cyclical phenomenon.

48 days ago
Investors seek yields in SA
Investors seek yields in SA

Purchases by foreigners of South African stocks have reached the longest stretch in more than 14 years.

48 days ago
Gold holdings top 2 000 tons
Gold holdings top 2 000 tons

Global gold holdings top 2 000 metric tons as the Brexit fallout and speculation that US interest rates won’t rise anytime ...

48 days ago
Sterling starts to steady
Sterling starts to steady

Sterling steadies after two more days of nerves over the fallout of Britain's vote to leave the EU drove it below $1.30 for ...

48 days ago
Rand stable in early trade
Rand stable in early trade
Currencies

SA’s rand steadied on Thursday as upbeat US economic figures subdued global fears over the impact of Britain's EU vote.

48 days ago
Gold stocks rally as bullion reaches two-year high
Gold stocks rally as bullion reaches two-year high
Commodities

Harmony Gold led the rally among gold stocks on the JSE on Wednesday as bullion reached a two-year high amid a major sell-off.

48 days ago
Australian dollar sags on S&P outlook cut
Australian dollar sags on S&P outlook cut
Currencies

The Australian dollar withered after Standard and Poor's cut the outlook for that country's credit rating to negative.

48 days ago
Nikkei restrained by strong yen
Nikkei restrained by strong yen

Asian share markets crept higher on Thursday after upbeat US economic data took some of the sting out of the latest Brexit scare.

48 days ago
Wall Street up on cautious Fed
Wall Street up on cautious Fed

American stocks rose on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve was seen refraining from raising US interest rates soon.

49 days ago
Post-Brexit fears hit emerging markets
Post-Brexit fears hit emerging markets

Emerging market currencies and stocks drift lower, having been lashed overnight by a renewed wave of Brexit anxiety.