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23 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.

23 days ago
Markets hit by growth fears
Markets hit by growth fears

Fear of instability in the EU and of decades of global stagnation send stock markets sharply lower.

23 days ago
Gold climbs to two-year high
Gold climbs to two-year high

Gold climbs to a two-year high as investors seek a haven from the tumult in financial markets, and could be at the beginning of its next bull run.

23 days ago
Bruised sterling slumps to new low
Bruised sterling slumps to new low
Currencies

Britain’s pound is being shunned by investors amid the fallout of the nation’s vote to leave the European Union.

23 days ago
Rand retreats on Brexit fears
Rand retreats on Brexit fears
Currencies

South Africa’s rand dragged down by worries over the domestic impact of Britain’s EU decision.

23 days ago
Asian stocks slide as Brexit fears resurface
Asian stocks slide as Brexit fears resurface

Asian share markets turned tail on Wednesday as fears over instability in the EU returned with a vengeance.

23 days ago
Oil slump drags Wall Street lower
Oil slump drags Wall Street lower

American stocks fell on Tuesday as investors faced continued uncertainty in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the EU.

24 days ago
Rand slips as commodities drop
Rand slips as commodities drop

South Africa’s currency, bonds and stocks fall, bearing the brunt of a retreat in emerging markets.

24 days ago
Emerging markets slip
Emerging markets slip

Emerging shares slip off two-month highs after a slew of dismal PMI readings, including in China.

24 days ago
Brexit, China fears plague markets
Brexit, China fears plague markets

Investors push US government bond yields to an all-time low and the yen sharply higher.

24 days ago
Rand tumbles on domestic concerns
Rand tumbles on domestic concerns
Currencies

South Africa’s rand falls 1.6% against the dollar on Tuesday morning as risk appetite ebbs.

24 days ago
Sterling suffers amid risk aversion
Sterling suffers amid risk aversion
Currencies

Britain’s currency hits a more than two-year low against the euro on Tuesday.

24 days ago
Yen firms, Australian dollar slips
Yen firms, Australian dollar slips
Currencies

Trading was subdued with no directional clues from US markets, which were shut on Monday for the Independence Day holiday.

24 days ago
Asian shares slide as investors ponder stimulus outlook
Asian shares slide as investors ponder stimulus outlook

Asian shares snapped a five-day winning streak on Tuesday as investors took stock of a rally driven by hopes that central ...

25 days ago
Investors flee to gold
Investors flee to gold

Global gold holdings expand by more than 500 metric tons after bottoming in January in a signal of investors’ rising concern.