Asian shares dipped on Thursday after lower crude oil prices dented Wall Street.
Stocks ended down on Wall Street on Wednesday as energy shares tracked oil prices lower.
SA’s rand has tumbled to its weakest in three weeks, spooking investors already concerned about the management of the economy.
US Treasury 10-year yields are on course for their biggest monthly increase in 12 months as investors up bet the Fed will raise interest rates.
Burkina Faso experienced a gold rush in recent years because of the high grades found in some deposits - and the country says there’s more to come.
Asian shares eased on Wednesday following modest losses on Wall Street.
The S&P 500 fell for the fourth time in five sessions on Tuesday, but was still within 1% of its record closing high set earlier this month.
Investor caution over the political row involving Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan sees the rand weakened against the dollar.
In a month when a record wave of cash headed to emerging markets, SA bonds managed to lose money for foreign investors.