Markets

  • 1 April 2024

China’s March factory activity expands for first time in six months

factory workers SHENZHEN, China – China’s manufacturing activity expanded for the first time in six months in March, an official factory survey showed on Sunday, offering relief to policymakers even…
  • 25 March 2024

Oil rises as heightened geopolitical risks exacerbate supply concerns

Brent crude futures had climbed 24 cents, or 0.3%, to $85.67 a barrel. Picture: Reuters By Yuka Obayashi TOKYO – Oil prices rose in early Asian trading on Monday on…
  • 25 March 2024

South African rand edges higher ahead of rate decision

FILE PHOTO: South African Rand coins are seen in this photo illustration taken September 9, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings JOHANNESBURG – The South African rand edged higher at the start of…
  • 19 March 2024

Oil slips as Russia lifts supplies, jet fuel demand stirs caution

An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo SINGAPORE – Oil prices dipped on Tuesday due in part to the prospect of rising…
  • 8 December 2023

STATUS CAPITAL MEMBERS SHOCKER: Call for Van Niekerk Reinstatement

Dave Van Niekerk By Lwazi DlaminiIn a sudden twist of events, over 100 of the 150 members of the beleaguered Status Capital Building Society have now signed a petition, passing…
  • 26 September 2023

US yields march higher, Asia stocks sag amid Fed angst

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 11, 2023. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/file photo By Kevin Buckland TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S.…
  • 25 August 2023

Oil set for 2nd weekly fall on firm dollar as supply worries ebb

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)’s Dalian Petrochemical Corp refinery is seen near the downtown of Dalian in Liaoning Province, China. REUTERS/Chen Aizhu/File Photo By Muyu Xu (Reuters) – Oil rose…
  • 9 August 2023

Oil hits new highs on US fuel demand, tighter supply

An aerial view shows a crude oil tanker at an oil terminal off Waidiao Island in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, China. China Daily via REUTERS By Arathy Somasekhar HOUSTON (Reuters) –…
  • 9 August 2023

Dollar retreats after China deflation unleash drive into risk assets

An employee of a currency exchange shop counts U.S. dollar banknotes in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez By Amanda Cooper LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar retreated on Wednesday after…
  • 8 August 2023

Oil slips as weak China data offsets tightening supply

Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S. February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford//File Photo By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell by about 1% on Tuesday…