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‘Rand will buckle if Gordhan is charged’
‘Rand will buckle if Gordhan is charged’

Goldman Sachs warns of dire consequences for SA’s credit rating and the rand if Pravin Gordhan is removed from his post.

1 day ago
Rand under pressure in early trade
Rand under pressure in early trade

South Africa’s rand reached its weakest in more than four weeks against the dollar on Monday.

1 day ago
Rand forecast to soften further
Rand forecast to soften further

Economists expect the local markets to be guided by developments in the feud between the Hawks and Pravin Gordhan.

4 days ago
Rand hammered by market anxiety
Rand hammered by market anxiety

SA’s rand is on track for its biggest weekly drop since Nhlanhla Nene was axed in December last year.

4 days ago
Zuma fails to rekindle the rand
Zuma fails to rekindle the rand

Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa expressed confidence in Pravin Gordhan - but their pledges did little to inspire the markets.

4 days ago
Rand weakens to one-month low
Rand weakens to one-month low

South Africa’s rand has been weighed down by lingering uncertainty over whether Pravin Gordhan faces arrest.

5 days ago
Rand gains as Zuma supports Gordhan
Rand gains as Zuma supports Gordhan

Bonds and the rand rally after President Jacob Zuma says he has “full confidence” in finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

5 days ago
Gordhan saga rattles the markets
Gordhan saga rattles the markets

The rand slumped and stocks tumbled as the stand-off between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks intensified.

5 days ago
Greenback gains ahead of Yellen’s speech
Greenback gains ahead of Yellen’s speech

The dollar bobbed higher in Asia on Thursday, but major currencies continued to tread water.

7 days ago
Dollar dips against the yen
Dollar dips against the yen

The dollar shed 0.1 percent to 100.220 against the safe-haven yen amid a pullback in Tokyo stocks.

8 days ago
Dollar extends gains against yen
Dollar extends gains against yen

The dollar was up 0.5% at 100.760 yen on Monday, pulling further away from an eight-week low of 99.550 struck early last week.

13 days ago
Rand holding steady
Rand holding steady

SA’s rand was little changed in early trade on Wednesday ahead of political announcements of possible coalition governments in two key municipalities.

13 days ago
Dollar rebounds against yen
Dollar rebounds against yen

The dollar rebounded from seven-week lows against the yen on Wednesday after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials.

14 days ago
Rand rally resumes in early trade
Rand rally resumes in early trade

SA’s rand buoyed by continued investor appetite for high-yielding assets.

14 days ago
Dollar treads water, sterling sags
Dollar treads water, sterling sags

The dollar was caught in a narrow range on Tuesday ahead of US data due later in the session.