Asian shares took a breather on Friday, slipping from one-and-a-half-year highs.
The rand hit an 18-month high against the dollar on Thursday as the greenback slipped after minutes of the latest US Federal Reserve meeting.
Stocks climbed slightly on Thursday, led by gains from retailer Massmart, which said it planned to increase its stores outside SA.
Barclays Africa apologises for its role in a rand-fixing affair involving more than a dozen banks.
Wal-Mart Stores experience in controlling costs is helping South African grocery and general goods retailer Massmart Holdings improve profit.
Mining shares were under pressure on faltering commodity prices on Wednesday, with AngloGold Ashanti topping the decliners ...
Domestic bond yields spiked on Wednesday before easing back after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan targeted the wealthy with tax hikes.
President Robert Mugabe hints he would prefer the adoption of the rand in Zimbabwe despite a reluctance to adopt the currency from his government.
The ANC Women's League describes the R69.5 million administrative fine issued to Citibank by the Competition Commission as a "slap on the wrist”.
Stocks snap a four-session losing streak, buoyed by retailers Steinhoff and Shoprite which announced they had scrapped their plan to merge.
The rand edged lower on Monday, weighed down by renewed fears of a cabinet reshuffle ahead of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech.
The Competition Commission reaches a settlement agreement with Citibank, the consumer banking arm of US financial services giant Citigroup.
South African share markets suffered under a stronger rand last week as rand-hedge shares traded lower.
Nigeria's central bank plans to boost dollar sales for school fee payment and travel abroad so as to reduce the premium paid on the black market.
Murray & Roberts shares continued their upward surge on Friday.