The dollar held firm in early Asian trade on Monday after disappointing US jobs growth figures for August did little to change ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin would like Moscow and OPEC to reach a deal to freeze oil supply.
SA’s rand gained against the dollar on Thursday morning as new figures from China boosted commodity prices.
The gold spot price touched $1 304 an ounce on Wednesday - the weakest since the beginning of last month when it traded at $1 316 an ounce.
The dollar wobbled against the yen and euro on Thursday ahead of a closely-watched US non-farm jobs report due this week.
SA’s rand has tumbled to its weakest in three weeks, spooking investors already concerned about the management of the economy.
Burkina Faso experienced a gold rush in recent years because of the high grades found in some deposits - and the country says there’s more to come.
Goldman Sachs warns of dire consequences for SA’s credit rating and the rand if Pravin Gordhan is removed from his post.
Oil declined on Monday amid doubts that producers will agree on a deal to stabilise the market when suppliers meet next month.
South Africa’s rand reached its weakest in more than four weeks against the dollar on Monday.
Economists expect the local markets to be guided by developments in the feud between the Hawks and Pravin Gordhan.
SA’s rand is on track for its biggest weekly drop since Nhlanhla Nene was axed in December last year.
South Africa’s wheat crop is set to climb 17 percent this year, as rains have eased drought conditions in the Western Cape.
Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa expressed confidence in Pravin Gordhan - but their pledges did little to inspire the markets.
South Africa’s rand has been weighed down by lingering uncertainty over whether Pravin Gordhan faces arrest.