South Africa Stock Market Index (Composite)

The FTSE/JSE All Share Index extended gains for the third session on Friday and is heading for a nearly 2% weekly gain, as investors remained hopeful about a strong global economic recovery while cautiously awaited a scheduled review of South Africa’s sovereign credit by Moody’s later in the day. Upbeat economic data from major economies … Read more

Brazil Stock Market (BOVESPA)

Brazil’s Ibovespa gained 440 points or 0.4% to 115,668 in a volatile session, as equities try to recover from Monday’s 4.8% plunge.On Wednesday, President Jair Bolsonaro doubled down on its efforts to both replace the CEO of Petrobras and to privatize Electrobras, outperformer during the session. On the macro side, the IPCA-15 consumer price index … Read more

New Zealand Stock Market (NZX 50)

The NZX 50 fell 141.76 points or 1.15% to 12140.66 on Thursday, declining for the 6th consecutive session and trading at fresh 3-month lows amid surging local bond yields as 10-year rates lifted 11% to 21-month highs of 1.884%, while the US rate similarly extended yearly highs to 1.401%. In local news, Finance Minister Grant … Read more

Italy Stock Market (FTSE MIB)

The FTSE MIB closed 159 points or 0.7% higher at 23,098 on Wednesday after a bumpy session and in line with its European peers, as concerns over rising bond yields were eased by yesterday’s dovish remarks from Fed Chair Powell. Meanwhile, shares of Telecom Italia jumped 9.2% on better than expected Q4 results and improved … Read more