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18 days ago
Emerging stocks keep rising
Emerging stocks keep rising

Emerging-market stocks rise for a fourth day as a surge in commodities boosts the outlook for exporting nations.

18 days ago
European stocks buoyed by Yellen’s remarks
European stocks buoyed by Yellen’s remarks

European shares advanced on Tuesday after overnight comments by US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

18 days ago
Hong Kong shares gain more than 1%
Hong Kong shares gain more than 1%

The Hang Seng Index rose 1.4% on Tuesday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 1.6%.

Currencies
19 days ago
Rand weaker as focus shifts to Fitch review
Rand weaker as focus shifts to Fitch review

South Africa’s rand dips against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday as the markets look ahead to Fitch’s review tomorrow.

Currencies
19 days ago
Greenback slumps after Fed comments
Greenback slumps after Fed comments

The dollar wallowed close to four-week lows against a basket of currencies on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's latest remarks.

19 days ago
Asian stocks increase
Asian stocks increase

Asian stocks hit a five-week high on Tuesday, while the dollar declined on diminishing expectations of interest rate increases in coming months.

19 days ago
S&P 500 ends at seven-month high
S&P 500 ends at seven-month high

The S&P 500 closed at a seven-month high on Monday as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen painted a mostly upbeat picture of the economy.

South Africa
19 days ago
Rand fails to extend gains
Rand fails to extend gains

Government bonds firm after S&P Global Ratings affirmed SA’s investment-grade credit rating, but the rand fails to extend gains.

Currencies
20 days ago
Rand weakens as dollar recovers
Rand weakens as dollar recovers

South Africa’s rand dips in early trade on Monday as the dollar regains ground.

South Africa
20 days ago
SA assets to benefit from rating reprieve?
SA assets to benefit from rating reprieve?

South African assets may gain as they move back in line with investment-grade countries after getting a reprieve from S&P.

Currencies
20 days ago
Emerging currencies surge
Emerging currencies surge

Emerging currencies surge against the dollar as last week's dismal US jobs data reignited worries about the world's top economy.

Commodities
20 days ago
Oil gains on softer dollar
Oil gains on softer dollar

Oil prices push higher, but the gains are limited as producers increased their rig count as the commodity held around the key $50 level.

Currencies
22 days ago
Stocks, dollar, bond yields tumble
Stocks, dollar, bond yields tumble

US and European shares, the dollar, oil and bond yields all dived after data showed the slowest pace of US job growth in more than five years.

Commodities
22 days ago
Commodities on the brink of bull market
Commodities on the brink of bull market

Oil-price rally helps commodities to rebound from the lowest level in at least 25 years.

Currencies
22 days ago
Euro nears three-year low versus yen
Euro nears three-year low versus yen

The euro weakened on Friday after the European Central Bank failed to lift its long-term forecasts.