Tag: markets

COVID-19 & Markets: Is market signalling worst of COVID-19 is over?

Exactly a month ago today, the JSE Top 40 index traded at 37,550 points with the COVID-19 sell-off rippled across local and global markets. Today the index has gained 20 per cent from those lows, not far behind global peers on Wall Street. Is this a signal investors think the worst of COVID-19 is over? Byron Lotter, Portfolio Manager, Vestact and Seleho Tsatsi, Investment Analyst at Anchor Capital join CNBC Africa for more....

Here’s what’s driving market volatility after the global stock rout

While Thursday’s stock market was fueled by the rapid global spread of the coronavirus pandemic, and U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement of travel restrictions from Europe, markets today are painting an inconsistent and chaotic picture.

We are now in a bear market — here’s what that means

It’s helpful to know what a “bear market” is, because based on history it looks like we could be here for a while.

Nigeria: Declining market, COVID-19 concerns affecting investor sentiment negatively

The rout on the equities market in Nigeria continues for the fifth straight session today as sell sentiments continue. Tunde Oyekunle, Head of Investment Banking at PAC Capital joins CNBC Africa to review the equities market....

Is the U.S heading towards a recession?

Fears of a U.S recession has been looming in the markets over the past few weeks. Many believe that the U.S is already in recession territory with the U.S 3 month Treasury bill being above the 10 year since May, this has been an indication of a recession in the past. Joining CNBC Africa for more is and how it could possibly impact African markets is Charles Robertson, Global Chief Economist at Renaissance Capital.

Why RMB’s Cairns believes rand could weaken to 20 per dollar by next year

CNBC Africa is joined by John Cairns, Global Markets Strategist, RMB to explain his thoughts on why the rand could weaken to R20 to the dollar by next year.

Why this analyst is picking Hyprop as his Hot Stock

Edgar Mafoko, Portfolio Manager at FNB Wealth and Investments explains his reasons for selecting Hyprop, South Africa's largest listed specialised shopping centre Real Estate Investment Trust, as his Hot Stock.