LOCAL MARKETS IN A NUTSHELL The South African stock market participated in the global rally over the quarter, posting its best quarterly performance since the Dot-com Bubble burst in 2001. The JSE All Share Total Return Index gained 23.2% over the quarter. Chart: Performance of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index over the past ten years…

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LOCAL MARKETS IN A NUTSHELL Local equity markets had a very poor performance in the first quarter of 2020, in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The JSE All Share Total Return Index fell by 21.4% over the quarter. Chart: Performance of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index over the past ten years (2009/01/01 – 2020/03/31) Source:…

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LOCAL MARKETS IN A NUTSHELL Local equity markets had a positive return in the fourth quarter concluding a recovery in 2019. The JSE All Share Total Return Index gained 4.4% over the quarter. Chart: Performance of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index over the past ten years (2009/01/01 – 2019/12/31)   Source: Trading Economics The JSE…

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LOCAL MARKETS IN A NUTSHELL Local equity markets dropped in the third quarter following their recovery in the first half of 2019. The JSE All Share Total Return Index fell by 5% over the quarter, with the month of July and August declining by 2.2% and 3.2% respectively. The month of September was up marginally…

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