Fin24.com | Weaker close for the JSE after muted session

The JSE closed softer on Monday following a relatively muted session in which the local bourse couldn’t gain significant momentum. With US markets closed for Martin Luther King Day, market participants turned to Asia for fresh clues on market direction. In earlier...

The Brief – Uphill battle for EU-Mercosur pact

There’s a strong sense of déjà vu. Belgium’s region of Wallonia is trying to block the EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement, just like it previously attempted with CETA, the EU-Canada free trade agreement. But how serious is that? The socialist Walloon government began...

Consumer confidence plunges 7.3% in January 2020: Report

New Delhi: Consumer sentiment has nosedived by 7.3 percentage points in January 2020, according to the latest India Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI), as measured by Thomson Reuters, in partnership with Ipsos. The major cause for this pessimism is the depleting...