Tag: Johannesburg Stock Exchange

JSE unveils relief measures for business in distress

With several JSE listed companies from Comair to Phumelela going into business rescue, Africa’s largest bourse has announced relief measures to businesses that are affected by the pandemic and in financial distress. Valdene Reddy, Director of Capital Markets at the JSE joins CNBC Africa for more.

JSE seeks to raise money in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Fund

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is donating its fees that are derived across all asset classes traded from today, Wednesday the 15th of April and Thursday the 16th of April as part of its campaign to support the Solidarity Fund. JSE Group CEO, Leila Fourie joins CNBC Africa for more.

S.Africa’s rand rises on Fed support even as lockdown looms

South Africa’s rand rose against the dollar on Tuesday, boosted by the promise of unlimited dollar funding from the U.S. Federal Reserve, which helped sentiment globally, even as an impending 21-day lockdown threatened the local economy.

African Exchange Linkage project looks to boost cross border trade on the continent

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange and seven African partner exchanges hosted the African Exchange Linkage Project which aims to increase and strengthen cross border trade between African countries. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Anne Clayton, Head of Public Policy at the JSE.

Jambo Jet launches operations in Rwanda

Last week on the headlines, Jambo Jet launched operations in Rwanda, Korea Telecommunication Rwanda Networks invested more than $10 million in upgrading 4G and in the week ahead Altron – a Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed Technology company sets to launch public transport cashless payment solution in Rwanda. Journalist at the New Times, Hudson Kuteesa joins CNBC Africa on what is expected to make headlines this week.

Renergen’s secondary SA listing gets approval

Emerging helium producer, Renergen Limited, has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets in South Africa and will be listed on the 27th November 2019. The domestic natural gas producer is already listed with the Australian Securities Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. A2X Markets CEO, Kevin Brady joins CNBC Africa for more.

SA women demand action on GBV at #SandtonShutdown

Chanting protestors marched to the gates of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange before first light this morning. They wanted to make a statement against violence against women and children. They promised thousands – the reality was a little different.

Link SA making advances on the JSE market: This is why JSE is attracted to it

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has bought a 74.8 per cent stake in share registry business Link SA. The exchange says the transaction will contribute up to 6 per cent in group revenue and extend the services it offers to listed companies. The JSE's outgoing CEO, Nicky Newton-King joins CNBC Africa for more.