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16 days ago
China, Turkey buck firmer emerging markets
China, Turkey buck firmer emerging markets

Emerging stocks and currencies struggle higher as the post-US election rise in the dollar and US yields lost some steam.

16 days ago
Potato prices soar 77% in a year
Potato prices soar 77% in a year
Commodities

The four biggest fresh produce markets have confirmed that a 10kg bag of potatoes costs more this year compared to 2015.

16 days ago
Asian shares shaky, emerging markets under pressure
Asian shares shaky, emerging markets under pressure

Asian shares were on the defensive on Monday, but Japan's yen-sensitive Nikkei bucked the trend.

16 days ago
Rand vulnerable to stronger dollar
Rand vulnerable to stronger dollar
Currencies

SA's rand steadied on Monday, but remained in jeopardy against the dollar on bets that Donald Trump's administration will ...

16 days ago
Rand weakens as jitters increase
Rand weakens as jitters increase
Currencies

The pressure on the rand comes as South Africa waits for Moody's to pronounce on its review on the country's rating.

19 days ago
Top trade ideas for 2017 from Goldman Sachs
Top trade ideas for 2017 from Goldman Sachs

Wondering how to invest in the new year? Goldman Sachs has released its first set of top trade recommendations for 2017.

19 days ago
Dollar hits multi-year high
Dollar hits multi-year high

The dollar sprinted to a more than 13-and-a-half-year high against a basket of major currencies on Friday.

20 days ago
India’s cash crisis hits SA tourists
India’s cash crisis hits SA tourists
Currencies

India's crackdown on counterfeiting has panicked tourists from South Africa as they struggle to get cash and face a fleecing at exchange bureaux.

20 days ago
Dollar pulls back as focus shifts to Yellen
Dollar pulls back as focus shifts to Yellen
Currencies

Dollar rattled by speculation that US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen will express concern over the pace of its recent surge.