Oil prices dipped in Asia on Wednesday, even as official China data showed factory activity expanded in May.
South Africa’s rand traded a touch firmer against the dollar on Wednesday morning.
Benchmark iron ore prices are headed for the biggest monthly loss since 2012.
Zimbabwe's central bank will start circulating local bank notes in October - but the country will also use the dollar and other foreign currencies.
SA’s rand holds steady on Tuesday morning, recouping the previous session's losses against the dollar.
A recovery in the oil price to around $50 has eased pressure on OPEC to turn down the taps when it gathers in Vienna this week.
South Africa will be a net importer of corn for the first time since 2008 this year after the worst drought in more than a century.
Rand slips in early trade on Monday as fears of a credit downgrade weigh on sentiment.
Oil prices dipped in Asia on Monday after comments from the US central bank head implying interest rates will rise.
The dollar hit a one-month high against the yen on Monday after comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Treasury’s director-general assures SA’s steel industry that the government is aware of the problems it faces.
Soybeans rise to highest on record after the Crop Estimates Committee said this year’s harvest will be 32 percent smaller than 2015’s.
South Africa’s rand dips on Friday morning as traders look ahead to a speech by US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.
The rand firmed late yesterday as improved global risk appetite helped shift focus away from the possibility of a credit downgrade.
Oil dips in Asia on Friday as traders take profits.