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6 June 2016, 08:52am
Rand fails to extend gains
Rand fails to extend gains

Government bonds firm after S&P Global Ratings affirmed SA’s investment-grade credit rating, but the rand fails to extend gains.

6 June 2016, 07:45am
Rand weakens as dollar recovers
Rand weakens as dollar recovers
Currencies

South Africa’s rand dips in early trade on Monday as the dollar regains ground.

6 June 2016, 07:38am
SA assets to benefit from rating reprieve?
SA assets to benefit from rating reprieve?

South African assets may gain as they move back in line with investment-grade countries after getting a reprieve from S&P.

3 June 2016, 07:13am
Rand flat against the dollar
Rand flat against the dollar
Currencies

Currency dealers and analysts expect caution to prevail ahead of SA’s rating review by Standard & Poor's today.

3 June 2016, 02:10am
Weak rand sours mood ahead of ratings review
Weak rand sours mood ahead of ratings review
Currencies

South Africa’s weak rand and sluggish economic growth are making foreign investors think long and hard about local prospects.

2 June 2016, 07:26am
Rand makes up ground against the dollar
Rand makes up ground against the dollar
Currencies

South Africa's rand firms for a third consecutive session against the dollar on Thursday morning.

1 June 2016, 07:33am
Rand edges up in early trade
Rand edges up in early trade
Currencies

South Africa’s rand traded a touch firmer against the dollar on Wednesday morning.

1 June 2016, 05:30am
SA records a R430m trade surplus for April
SA records a R430m trade surplus for April

SA recorded a second consecutive trade surplus in April even as exports of precious metals and stones and other mineral products fell.

31 May 2016, 10:01am
Johannesburg stocks rise for sixth day
Johannesburg stocks rise for sixth day

Shares in companies that benefit from rand weakness drove the South African benchmark index higher on Tuesday.

31 May 2016, 07:56am
Downgrade risk drives SA firms from bond market
Downgrade risk drives SA firms from bond market

As South Africa braces for a possible credit downgrade, local companies are finding the bond market an unfriendly place.

31 May 2016, 07:15am
Rand stable ahead of trade data
Rand stable ahead of trade data
Currencies

SA’s rand holds steady on Tuesday morning, recouping the previous session's losses against the dollar.

31 May 2016, 02:07am
Weak rand pushes SA corn and wheat to records
Weak rand pushes SA corn and wheat to records
Commodities

South Africa will be a net importer of corn for the first time since 2008 this year after the worst drought in more than a century.

30 May 2016, 07:14am
SA’s rand under pressure
SA’s rand under pressure
Currencies

Rand slips in early trade on Monday as fears of a credit downgrade weigh on sentiment.

30 May 2016, 05:30am
SA awaits S&P’s decision on credit rating
SA awaits S&P’s decision on credit rating

The much-awaited ratings review from S&P Global Ratings will be announced on Friday.

27 May 2016, 08:34am
Rand falters as risk appetite fades
Rand falters as risk appetite fades
Currencies

South Africa’s rand dips on Friday morning as traders look ahead to a speech by US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.