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14 days ago
European shares drop to five-week low
European shares drop to five-week low

European shares hit by a sell-off in cyclical stocks and widespread unease in markets over a possible British exit from the EU.

14 days ago
Brexit fear factor sends stocks spinning
Brexit fear factor sends stocks spinning

Fears that Britain is on the verge of voting to leave the EU spread through global financial markets on Monday.

14 days ago
Global woes weigh on Hong Kong shares
Global woes weigh on Hong Kong shares

The Hang Seng Index fell 2.5 percent on Monday, while the China Enterprises Index lost 2.4 percent.

Currencies
14 days ago
Rand remains vulnerable to risk aversion
Rand remains vulnerable to risk aversion

SA’s rand steadied on Monday, but looked vulnerable to risk aversion before the US Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting this week.

17 days ago
Rand pulls back to R15
Rand pulls back to R15

The rand weakens against the dollar as lower commodity prices and concerns about global growth hit emerging markets.

Commodities
17 days ago
Oil slides in Asian trade
Oil slides in Asian trade

Crude prices dipped further in Asia on Friday as the dollar continued to gain strength.

17 days ago
Hang Seng Index loses 1.2%
Hang Seng Index loses 1.2%

Hong Kong stocks suffer their biggest one-day drop in more than three weeks on Friday.

17 days ago
Commodities weigh on European shares
Commodities weigh on European shares

The European mining index dropped 1 percent on Friday after prices of copper and other key metals fell.

Currencies
17 days ago
Rand slips in early trade
Rand slips in early trade

SA’s rand lost some ground against the dollar on Friday morning as the greenback rebounded from its recent weakness.

17 days ago
Asian stocks wobble amid ‘Brexit’ fears
Asian stocks wobble amid ‘Brexit’ fears

Asian shares retreated on Friday as investors sought refuge in safe-haven assets amid concerns over the referendum that could see Britain exit the EU.

17 days ago
Wall Street retreats with oil price
Wall Street retreats with oil price

American stocks pulled back on Thursday after three days of gains as oil prices fell and global growth worries drove investors to safer assets.

18 days ago
Crisis red flag flies again
Crisis red flag flies again

A shortage of dollars and high demand for the currency globally are stretching certain dollar-based rates.

18 days ago
Emerging markets fall on Fed outlook
Emerging markets fall on Fed outlook

Emerging-market stocks fall as investors speculate that gains driven by dovish signals from the Federal Reserve were overdone.

Currencies
18 days ago
Rand stumbles after economic data
Rand stumbles after economic data

SA’s rand retreats on Thursday as investors mull over data showing a decline in the economy in the first quarter.

18 days ago
Asia stocks edge up
Asia stocks edge up

Asian stocks edged up on Thursday after modest gains on Wall Street overnight.