Market Overview

Fin24
9 hours 37 min ago
The JSE opened the week firmer on Monday, lifted mostly by index heavyweight Naspers and rand hedge stocks. Read more >>
Fin24
14 hours 9 min ago
Oil has held gains above $56 a barrel after surging the most in almost two weeks as Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said Opec should announce an extension to supply cuts when it meets at the end of the month. Read more >>
Fin24
15 hours 33 min ago
The JSE has been back at record levels, with its record-breaking run again almost entirely due to Naspers powering ahead on the back of a similar surge in the Tencent share price. Read more >>
Fin24
16 hours 52 min ago
A local currency downgrade on Friday would push the dollar/rand exchange rate up by between 30c and 50c in a rapid spike, according to a currency economist. Read more >>
Fin24
19 hours 2 min ago
The euro has faced fresh pressure in Asian trade after German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to form a government at the weekend. Read more >>
Fin24
19 hours 29 min ago
Hong Kong shares have finished the morning session in negative territory following three days of gains, as traders tracked a sell-off on Wall Street last week. Read more >>
Fin24
21 hours 23 min ago
Asian markets have turned lower as the correction that has hit global equities moved into another week, while the euro faced fresh pressure after German Chancellor failed to form a government at the weekend. Read more >>
Fin24
1 day 17 hours ago
The three alternative stock exchanges could see their total listings double from the current 10 to almost 20 by the close of 2018. Read more >>
Fin24
1 day 18 hours ago
Wall Street stocks pulled back amid skepticism over the prospects for a US tax cut, as Apple dipped after delaying the release of its anticipated HomePod speaker programme. Read more >>
Fin24
1 day 18 hours ago
Wall Street stocks joined European equity markets in retreating, along with the dollar, as Washington braced for a bruising political battle in the US Senate over tax cuts. Read more >>
Fin24
1 day 18 hours ago
The fifth prospective stock exchange in the country, the South African Financial Exchange, is a step closer to opening its doors for business after it got the thumbs up from the Financial Services Board. Read more >>
Fin24
3 days 9 hours ago
The ZSE has lost further ground as investors speculate that bank balances, which have been losing value against real US dollars, could strengthen in the wake of a potential new political dispensation. Read more >>
Fin24
3 days 9 hours ago
The rand also gained enough momentum to break below the R14/$ level to an intra-day high of R13.95 against the US dollar, but retreated it later trade. Read more >>
Fin24
3 days 13 hours ago
The JSE has been inching above the 60 000 level reached a few week ago as Naspers reached a new record of R3 899, well on its way to R4 000 per share. Read more >>
Fin24
3 days 15 hours ago
European stocks have struggled to follow Asian peers higher as the euro strengthened at the end of a tumultuous week. Read more >>

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