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Rand hammered by market anxiety
Rand hammered by market anxiety
Currencies

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

28h
Zuma fails to rekindle the rand
Zuma fails to rekindle the rand
Currencies

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

32h
Rand weakens to one-month low
Rand weakens to one-month low
Currencies

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

2 days ago
SA bonds near weakest since June
SA bonds near weakest since June

SA bonds and the rand are paying the price for investor anxiety over Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s job security.

2 days ago
Gordhan saga rattles the markets
Gordhan saga rattles the markets
Currencies

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

10 days ago
Rand holding steady
Rand holding steady
Currencies

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

11 days ago
Rand rally resumes in early trade
Rand rally resumes in early trade
Currencies

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

12 days ago
Rand steady in early trade
Rand steady in early trade
Currencies

Traders said the rand could get support from investors seeking higher yields in emerging markets this week.

12 days ago
Weak economy paused rate hike cycle
Weak economy paused rate hike cycle

The weak economy persuaded SA’s Reserve Bank to pause a cycle of hikes that it is ready to resume if price pressures pick up.

14 days ago
Rand heads for fourth week of gains
Rand heads for fourth week of gains
Currencies

SA’s rand holds firm against the dollar as investors search for better returns in high-yielding emerging markets.

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

SA’s rand was stable against the dollar on Friday morning ahead of global economic data due later in the session.

15 days ago
JSE opens exchange hub in Cape Town
JSE opens exchange hub in Cape Town

The JSE satellite hub in Cape Town aims to provide a dedicated team to deal with customer-service problems more efficiently.

16 days ago
Rand rally pauses ahead of mining data
Rand rally pauses ahead of mining data
Currencies

SA’s rand was slightly weaker on Thursday morning as investors waited for mining and manufacturing data later in the day.

17 days ago
Rand touches 10-month high
Rand touches 10-month high
Currencies

South Africa’s rand touched 13.3520 against the dollar in early trading on Wednesday.

19 days ago
Rand holds its ground
Rand holds its ground
Currencies

South Africa’s rand was holding steady against the dollar in early trade on Monday.