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Fin24.com | Oil holds momentum that's driven by OPEC's promise to re-balance
20th Feb 2018 10:02
Oil has headed toward its highest close in two weeks on investor optimism after OPEC’s secretary general said the market’s journey toward equilibrium is gaining traction.
Fin24.com | Stocks decline, dollar climbs with bond yields
20th Feb 2018 10:02
Most Asian equity benchmarks have declined with US futures and the dollar rose as Treasury yields climbed back toward recent four-year highs.
Fin24.com | Asian stocks fall, dollar rises with bond yields
20th Feb 2018 07:02
Most Asian equity benchmarks have declined with US futures and the dollar rose as Treasury yields climbed back toward recent four-year highs.
Fin24.com | Local equities weaker as euphoria fades
19th Feb 2018 06:02
The JSE closed weaker on Monday as the blue chip counters weighed down on the local bourse.
Fin24.com | Once Opec's oil-price dove, Saudi Arabia takes a harder line
19th Feb 2018 12:02
For decades, Saudi Arabia was the voice of moderation within Opec, pushing back against the urging of members like Venezuela and Iran for higher oil prices.
Fin24.com | Rand still enjoying Ramaphosa rally
19th Feb 2018 12:02
The rand is still enjoying the 'Ramaphosa rally', but may encounter some near-term weakness ahead of the Budget Speech, according to market analysts.
Fin24.com | Japanese stocks gain on yen weakness, oil advances
19th Feb 2018 11:02
Japanese shares have risen helped by a weaker yen and after US equities capped their best week in five years. The dollar steadied and oil consolidated above $60 a barrel.
Fin24.com | European stocks extend rally, dollar steady
19th Feb 2018 11:02
European shares have carried forward a rally from Japan and the US, where the S&P 500 index notched its best week in five years.
Fin24.com | Oil finds relief in weaker dollar as equities recover from rout
19th Feb 2018 10:02
Oil has shook off some of the fears that had rattled the market to extend gains above $62 a barrel as the dollar weakened and global equities rebounded from a rout.
Fin24.com | JSE eases as investors take profit
16th Feb 2018 06:02
The JSE eased as investors took profit after the biggest one-day rally in three years, with the All-Share consolidated ending down 0.69%.
Fin24.com | Rand flirts with R11.50/$ as markets await possible Cabinet reshuffle
16th Feb 2018 12:02
Rand gains on the election of a new South African president have run their course, say analysts, as markets await a possible Cabinet reshuffle this weekend.
Fin24.com | It's a first: SA bonds are getting more love than Mexico
16th Feb 2018 11:02
Thanks to a political roller-coaster that ended with Cyril Ramaphosa being named president, South African bonds are more expensive than those in Mexico for the first time on record.
Fin24.com | Short sellers caught out by SA's power transfer
19th Feb 2018 06:02
The transfer of power in South Africa has pulled the rug from under the feet of some short traders. At stake: more than $5bn.
Fin24.com | US stocks gain for 5th straight day, Dow +1.2%
16th Feb 2018 07:02
Wall Street stocks have enjoyed more solid gains, climbing for a fifth straight session and shrugging off fresh data showing higher inflation.
Fin24.com | Global stocks gain ground as inflation panic cools
16th Feb 2018 07:02
World stock markets have pushed higher as investors continued to regain confidence after worries about inflation led to brutal selling earlier in the month.
Fin24.com | Asia markets higher as volatility fears ease
16th Feb 2018 07:02
Asian stock markets have edged higher in thin holiday trade, led by gains in Tokyo, as volatility eased after last week's roller-coaster ride in the markets.
Fin24.com | JSE positive on Ramaphosa
16th Feb 2018 12:02
The JSE responded positively on Thursday to the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president.
Fin24.com | An equity guide to Ramaphosa: winners and losers in SA
15th Feb 2018 04:02
Equity investors have reacted with euphoria to Jacob Zuma’s resignation as South African president, with stocks soaring the most in more than three years.
Fin24.com | Rand could reach R11.50/$ on #Zumexit, Ramaphosa presidency - analyst
15th Feb 2018 03:02
The rand has held steady at R11.66 to the dollar, following Cyril Ramaphosa's election as president of the country.
Fin24.com | 'Off to the races' for SA assets as Ramaphosa steps in
15th Feb 2018 02:02
Stocks have surged, the rand has rallied and bond yields fell to a level last seen more than two years ago, as market favourite Cyril Ramaphosa took the helm of the economy.