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18 days ago
Global stock markets climb
Global stock markets climb

Stock markets rise and the dollar extends gains as risk appetite revives following strong US job figures.

18 days ago
Dollar crunch brews
Dollar crunch brews

"I need a dollar dollar, a dollar is what I need," Aloe Blacc sang back in 2010.

18 days ago
Rand holds its ground
Rand holds its ground
Currencies

South Africa’s rand was holding steady against the dollar in early trade on Monday.

18 days ago
Global glut keeps oil under pressure
Global glut keeps oil under pressure
Commodities

Oil edged higher to near $42 a barrel in Asia on Monday - but analysts said the increase was unlikely to last.

18 days ago
Dollar maintains the upper hand
Dollar maintains the upper hand
Currencies

The dollar strengthened against the yen on Monday, extending its gains after strong job figures in the United States.

18 days ago
Asian stocks rise as investors hunt for yield
Asian stocks rise as investors hunt for yield

Investors flocked to higher-yielding assets on Monday after strong US jobs data lifted confidence.

21 days ago
Rand continues to strengthen after the elections
Rand continues to strengthen after the elections
Currencies

The rand is heading for “record highs” started to look a little hopeful but South African assets did gain ground for a third day in a row.

21 days ago
Toronto miner relies on AngloGold
Toronto miner relies on AngloGold

Iamgold’s CEO says his bullion producer will return to profitability in the second half of this year, provided prices stay above $1 300 an ounce.

21 days ago
#Elections2016: Assets may extend gains
#Elections2016: Assets may extend gains

Bonds and the rand may extend gains as the ruling ANC’s election bruising adds pressure on it to introduce economic reforms.

21 days ago
Markets gain on BoE rate cut
Markets gain on BoE rate cut

Most Asian stock markets rise after the Bank of England launches a larger-than-expected post-Brexit stimulus package.

21 days ago
Sterling nurses its wounds
Sterling nurses its wounds
Currencies

The British pound licked its wounds on Friday after the Bank of England cut interest rates and restarted its bond purchase programme.

21 days ago
Asian stocks gain
Asian stocks gain

Asian shares followed global stock markets higher on Friday after the Bank of England launched a stimulus package.

21 days ago
Wall Street flat as investors eye jobs data
Wall Street flat as investors eye jobs data

American stocks ended little changed on Thursday as investors kept to the sidelines ahead of Friday's US payrolls report for July.

22 days ago
Rand bolsters emerging markets
Rand bolsters emerging markets

Emerging-market stocks rise for the first time in three days as oil trading above $40 a barrel boosts energy producers and the rand gains.

22 days ago
Gold posts decline
Gold posts decline

Gold posts its first back-to-back decline in a week before a Bank of England decision on interest rates and official US jobs numbers.