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55 days ago
Downgrade looms large as SA’s economy falters
Downgrade looms large as SA’s economy falters

Several economists believe that it’s just a matter of time before South Africa’s credit rating is slashed.

Currencies
55 days ago
Rand firmer in early trade
Rand firmer in early trade

South Africa’s rand strengthened slightly against the dollar on Thursday morning.

Currencies
56 days ago
Rand hurt by subdued risk appetite
Rand hurt by subdued risk appetite

SA’s rand touched a two-week low on Wednesday morning as investors fretted about weak global growth.

57 days ago
SA credit metrics key to grading
SA credit metrics key to grading

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says South Africa has a robust monetary framework.

57 days ago
Downgrades could lead to capital outflows - SARB
Downgrades could lead to capital outflows - SARB

SA’s financial system faces the challenge of increased risks and uncertainty in the global environment, the Reserve Bank ...

57 days ago
Junk status: Reserve Bank warns of risk
Junk status: Reserve Bank warns of risk

There is a medium to high chance that South Africa’s debt will be downgraded to non-investment status, says the Reserve Bank.

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

SA’s rand firmed slightly against the dollar on Tuesday morning as investors positioned for a slew of domestic and foreign economic data.

27 Apr '16, 12:08am
South Africans drowning in debt
South Africans drowning in debt

More South Africans have fallen into the debt trap made worse by the increase in the general cost of living, said debt counsellor Wendy Monkley.

26 Apr '16, 09:24am
SA’s win-some, lose-some feeling
SA’s win-some, lose-some feeling

As SA’s growth outlook worsens, foreign investors are piling into government bonds to profit from junk-level returns on debt ...

Currencies
26 Apr '16, 07:16am
Rand softer in thin trade
Rand softer in thin trade

SA’s rand continues to weaken in Tuesday trade, succumbing to thin liquidity ahead of a public holiday.

Currencies
25 Apr '16, 07:14am
Rand slides as rally fades
Rand slides as rally fades

SA’s rand edges lower on Monday morning as traders look ahead to a US interest rate decision later this week.

Currencies
22 Apr '16, 07:55am
Rand flat in early trade
Rand flat in early trade

Environment of low risk appetite continues to impact South Africa’s rand on Friday morning.

Currencies
21 Apr '16, 07:44am
Rand a tad weaker against dollar
Rand a tad weaker against dollar

SA’s rand traded at 14.2695 versus the dollar on Thursday morning, down 0.3% from Wednesday's New York close.

20 Apr '16, 11:30am
Poll: SA’s credit rating is in jeopardy
Poll: SA’s credit rating is in jeopardy

Reuters asks leading economists if South Africa’s sovereign credit rating will be reduced to junk status this year.

20 Apr '16, 08:16am
SA’s March CPI slows
SA’s March CPI slows

SA’s headline consumer inflation slowed to 6.3% year-on-year in March from 7% in February, according to Statistics South Africa.