THE JSE closed firmer on Wednesday, in choppy trade, as platinum stocks surged in the late afternoon on a firmer spot metal price.
THE JSE opened firmer on Thursday as platinums boosted the market for the second consecutive session. The platinum price rose 1.11% to $1,148.60 in early morning trade.
The rand strengthened along with most emerging market currencies as the dollar weakened after the US central bank held interest rates steady on Wednesday night.
A JSE programming error, in which the bourse wildly overstated the purchase of equities by foreigners in May and July, distorted data used by the South African Reserve Bank in its interest rate decision last week.
THE JSE opened firmer on Wednesday as the Nikkei jumped to near one-year highs after Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said he would unveil a stimulus package of more than ¥28-trillion next week to boost the economy.
TOKYO was nearly 3% up while Shanghai was down about 2% down on Wednesday morning ahead of the JSE's opening, giving no clear direction for the South African bourse.
THE JSE closed firmer on Tuesday in line with mostly firmer global markets, despite a weaker opening on Wall Street. The local bourse showed broad-based gains led by resources and miners amid higher commodity prices, while the property index rose to a ...
THE JSE rose marginally on Tuesday, supported primarily by mining stocks. The R15.3-trillion all share index was up 0.31% to 53,459.10 points at lunchtime, bringing gains so far in July to just more than 2%.
THE JSE opened marginally up on Tuesday on firmer gold shares and as SABMiller gained on Anheuser-Busch InBev's (AB InBev) higher takeover offer.
THE JSE said on Sunday that a R134.45bn computer glitch caused it to claim foreigners had invested R98.1bn in SA over three months to July when they had actually divested R36.35bn.
THE JSE's miners are likely to suffer on Tuesday as commodity prices fell ahead of central bank interest rate announcements from the US on Wednesday and Japan on Friday.
Johannesburg - Hammerson, a FTSE 100 European retail property specialist, plans to pursue a secondary inward listing of all its shares on the main board of the JSE. Echo Polska Properties, in which JSE-listed Redefine Properties holds a strategic 49.9 ...
VERIZON's $4.8bn bid for Yahoo's core business set a green tone for stock exchange's trading ahead of the JSE's opening on Monday morning. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 was 0.15% higher and the Shanghai Composite index 0.24% higher, tracking Wall Street ...
THE JSE rallied broadly on Monday, taking its lead from positive sentiment on global markets. The all-share index was up 1.04% to 53,558.50 points at lunchtime, the best level since June 23 when the UK voted to leave the EU, an outcome that shook ...
The JSE has apologised for the distribution of inaccurate foreign trading data and has instituted a full review of the checks and balances to ensure that the distribution of erroneous data does not happen again.
THE JSE ended the week as it began, flat, in what must have been one of the lowest turnover-wise in months. Analysts emphasised the JSE was in a consolidation phase as elevated values caused concern over whether upcoming company results would ...
The JSE also showed little reaction to the European Central Bank's (ECB's) decision to keep rates unchanged. The ECB will reassess monetary policy in September when it has more clarity on the effect of Brexit and whether further monetary support will ...
THE public release of a confidential letter in which Standard Bank explained to Oakbay Investments why it was terminating its services would make it extremely difficult for Oakbay Resources and Energy (OR&E) to find a JSE-accredited sponsor to replace ...
Echo Polska Properties (EPP), in which South Africa's Redefine Properties holds a 49.9% stake, is aiming to list on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) followed by a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The Polish based seeks to make ...