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13 days ago
Weak economy paused rate hike cycle
Weak economy paused rate hike cycle
South Africa

The weak economy persuaded SA’s Reserve Bank to pause a cycle of hikes that it is ready to resume if price pressures pick up.

16 days ago
Rand heads for fourth week of gains
Rand heads for fourth week of gains
Currencies

SA’s rand holds firm against the dollar as investors search for better returns in high-yielding emerging markets.

16 days ago
Rand steady in early trade
Rand steady in early trade
Currencies

SA’s rand was stable against the dollar on Friday morning ahead of global economic data due later in the session.

16 days ago
Dollar firm after Fed comments
Dollar firm after Fed comments
Currencies

The dollar held firm on Friday, supported by comments from a Federal Reserve speaker that suggested a US interest rate increase ...

16 days ago
Asian shares gain on Wall Street cheer
Asian shares gain on Wall Street cheer

Asian stocks inched up on Friday, after a surge in oil prices helped propel Wall Street to record highs overnight.

16 days ago
America’s three major stock indexes surge
America’s three major stock indexes surge

The S&P 500, the Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq closed at record highs on Thursday.

16 days ago
JSE opens exchange hub in Cape Town
JSE opens exchange hub in Cape Town
South Africa

The JSE satellite hub in Cape Town aims to provide a dedicated team to deal with customer-service problems more efficiently.

17 days ago
Global shares near one-year high
Global shares near one-year high

World shares hover close to one-year highs as oil prices dropped for a third straight day.

17 days ago
Rand rally pauses ahead of mining data
Rand rally pauses ahead of mining data
Currencies

SA’s rand was slightly weaker on Thursday morning as investors waited for mining and manufacturing data later in the day.

18 days ago
Palladium hits year high
Palladium hits year high

Palladium touched a one-year high as stronger Chinese car sales add to concerns over insufficient supply of the commodity ...

18 days ago
Weak dollar buoys emerging stocks
Weak dollar buoys emerging stocks

Emerging stocks climbed for a fifth day on Wednesday after a dollar sell-off spurred by weak productivity data in the United States.

18 days ago
Rand touches 10-month high
Rand touches 10-month high
Currencies

South Africa’s rand touched 13.3520 against the dollar in early trading on Wednesday.

18 days ago
Dollar slips, pound claws back ground
Dollar slips, pound claws back ground
Currencies

The dollar fell against the yen on Wednesday as retreating Tokyo stocks drove safe-haven bids for the yen.

18 days ago
Asian shares hit one-year peak
Asian shares hit one-year peak

Asian shares hit a one-year high on Wednesday, while Treasury yields slid on weak US productivity data.

18 days ago
Nasdaq hits record high
Nasdaq hits record high

The Nasdaq composite rose to a record high close on Tuesday, while other major indexes hovered near their own recent all-time highs.