The rand slipped 0.3 percent after President Jacob Zuma delivered his State of the Nation Address.
South Africa’s rand was softer against the dollar on Thursday morning amid market anxiety.
South Africa’s rand gets caught in the global sell-off on Tuesday morning.
Yen jumps to its highest level against the dollar since late 2014 as a bloodbath on equity markets stokes investor demand for safe assets.
Dollar extends gains on Monday as a US jobs report fuels speculation that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates as early as next month.
SA’s rand looks volatile as the euphoria brought on by the Reserve Bank’s rate hike gives way to concerns over the global economy.
SA’s rand edges down against the dollar on Monday morning as China and the oil price keep investors on guard.
The yen sank again on Monday, extending losses after the Bank of Japan unveiled shock stimulus plans last week.