How the Nasdaq and tech stocks became the winner on election night

first_imgThere might not have been a winner in the presidential election on Tuesday night, but there was a winner in the financial markets: the Nasdaq 100 and tech stocks broadly.Futures contracts tied to the Nasdaq 100 index jumped as much as 4% in overnight trading on Tuesday amid a volatile trading session that saw Dow futures register a nearly 800-point swing from high to low. Through the whipsaws, the Nasdaq 100 remained the relative outperformer. – Advertisement – – Advertisement –center_img The logo of Apple company is seen outside an Apple store in Bordeaux, France, March 22, 2019.Regis Duvignau | Reuterslast_img

South African legend Brenda Fassie remembered on her birthday

first_imgFriends and fans have remembered music icon, Brenda Fassie on what would have been her 51st birthday.The Vulindlela hit maker got the struggle stalwart dancing the famous Madiba dance. Not only was she a mother to her only son Bongani Fassie but she was a friend and music diva to many.Fassie, also known as MaBrrr, died on 9 May 2004 from an alleged drug overdose. Known for her unique music, mostly in venac, MaBrrr could turn any subject into a song. She sang about weddings, nosy neighbours and even struggle songs which helped people deal with the difficult times back then. Her music even reached out to toddlers who would dance and sing along to her music, not really understanding what they were singing.last_img