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JSE glitch ‘deeply embarrassing’
JSE glitch ‘deeply embarrassing’

An unprecedented error by SA’s stock exchange had everyone from stock analysts to economists re-assessing two months of data.

7h
SA’s local-currency debt rating downgraded
SA’s local-currency debt rating downgraded

Fitch downgrades SA’s local-currency debt assessment one level to bring it into line with the country’s foreign-currency rating.

8h
Markets shrug off JSE slip-up
Markets shrug off JSE slip-up

The JSE all share index firmed 0.54% on Monday, shrugging off the JSE’s error which saw it distribute incorrect information ...

29h
JSE error turns net buys into R36bn in sales
JSE error turns net buys into R36bn in sales

A programming error at the JSE means reported net purchases by foreign investors since May are actually net sales of about R36.4 billion.

13 days ago
Rand pulls back amid growth worries
Rand pulls back amid growth worries
Currencies

South Africa’s rand retreats from 10-week highs against the dollar on Wednesday as growth concerns resurface.

13 days ago
Rand rallies to two-month high
Rand rallies to two-month high
Currencies

Surprise jump in South Africa’s manufacturing activity lifts the volatile rand to a two-month high.

15 days ago
Rand stable in early trade
Rand stable in early trade
Currencies

South Africa’s rand holds its ground against the dollar on Monday morning.

15 days ago
R17 per dollar? Analyst sees gloomy times
R17 per dollar? Analyst sees gloomy times
Currencies

SA’s rand has little chance of strengthening in the next year due to the government’s populist policies, warns financial analyst.

18 days ago
Rand recovers in cautious trade
Rand recovers in cautious trade
Currencies

South Africa’s rand trades firmer on Friday after taking advantage of a slip by the dollar.

19 days ago
Rand stable in early trade
Rand stable in early trade
Currencies

SA’s rand steadied on Thursday as upbeat US economic figures subdued global fears over the impact of Britain's EU vote.

20 days ago
Rand retreats on Brexit fears
Rand retreats on Brexit fears
Currencies

South Africa’s rand dragged down by worries over the domestic impact of Britain’s EU decision.

21 days ago
Rand tumbles on domestic concerns
Rand tumbles on domestic concerns
Currencies

South Africa’s rand falls 1.6% against the dollar on Tuesday morning as risk appetite ebbs.

22 days ago
Rand firms in early trade
Rand firms in early trade
Currencies

South Africa's rand continues its recovery from a Brexit-linked slump on Monday morning.

25 days ago
Rand flat in early trade
Rand flat in early trade
Currencies

South Africa’s currency is still feeling the ripples of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

25 days ago
SA posts record trade surplus in May
SA posts record trade surplus in May

South Africa posts biggest trade surplus since at least 1996 in May as exports of precious metals and stones surge.