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35 days ago
Yen weakens, euro ticks up
Yen weakens, euro ticks up
Currencies

The yen slid to its lowest level in about six weeks on Thursday on expectations of fresh stimulus from Japan’s central bank.

35 days ago
Asian shares at nine-month highs
Asian shares at nine-month highs

Asian stocks climbed to nine-month highs on Thursday, helped by a recovery in global oil prices.

35 days ago
Microsoft boosts Wall Street
Microsoft boosts Wall Street

Wall Street gained on Wednesday and the S&P 500 and Dow industrials set fresh records, as Microsoft's strong results boosted the indexes.

36 days ago
European shares edge up
European shares edge up

European shares climbed on Wednesday after solid results from Swiss life sciences group Lonza and software firm SAP.

36 days ago
Hong Kong shares finish firmer
Hong Kong shares finish firmer

The Hang Seng Index rose 1 percent on Wednesday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.4 percent.

36 days ago
Anglo American cuts copper target
Anglo American cuts copper target
Commodities

Anglo American reduced its full-year copper-production target after bad weather hit its operations in Chile.

36 days ago
Greenback rises on rates speculation
Greenback rises on rates speculation
Currencies

The dollar rose on Wednesday as another positive round of US data fanned speculation the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates.

36 days ago
Oil gains hobbled by supply fears
Oil gains hobbled by supply fears
Commodities

Oil prices rose on bargain-buying in Asia on Wednesday after hitting two-month lows.

36 days ago
Asian shares slip as Wall Street loses steam
Asian shares slip as Wall Street loses steam

Asian stocks stepped back early on Wednesday after a record run on Wall Street showed signs of petering out.

36 days ago
S&P pulls back from record
S&P pulls back from record

The S&P 500 retreated from record highs on Tuesday, while the Dow edged up for an eighth straight day of gains.

37 days ago
SA maize prices could fall in 2017
SA maize prices could fall in 2017
Commodities

South Africa’s sky-high maize prices could normalise next year as crops recover from a devastating drought this season.

37 days ago
European shares fall on weaker miners
European shares fall on weaker miners

European shares slipped in early trading on Tuesday, with weaker metals prices weighing on miners.

37 days ago
Oil knocked by supply concerns
Oil knocked by supply concerns
Commodities

Oil prices extended their decline in Asia on Tuesday as the global glut returned to focus.

37 days ago
Asian stocks slide
Asian stocks slide

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as a downturn in crude oil curbed the enthusiasm from fresh record highs on Wall Street.

37 days ago
Wall Street sets records again
Wall Street sets records again

Wall Street closed slightly higher on Monday to mint new record highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials.