Stock markets rise and the dollar extends gains as risk appetite revives following strong US job figures.
"I need a dollar dollar, a dollar is what I need," Aloe Blacc sang back in 2010.
South Africa’s rand was holding steady against the dollar in early trade on Monday.
Oil edged higher to near $42 a barrel in Asia on Monday - but analysts said the increase was unlikely to last.
The dollar strengthened against the yen on Monday, extending its gains after strong job figures in the United States.
Investors flocked to higher-yielding assets on Monday after strong US jobs data lifted confidence.
The rand is heading for “record highs” started to look a little hopeful but South African assets did gain ground for a third day in a row.
Iamgold’s CEO says his bullion producer will return to profitability in the second half of this year, provided prices stay above $1 300 an ounce.
Bonds and the rand may extend gains as the ruling ANC’s election bruising adds pressure on it to introduce economic reforms.
Most Asian stock markets rise after the Bank of England launches a larger-than-expected post-Brexit stimulus package.
The British pound licked its wounds on Friday after the Bank of England cut interest rates and restarted its bond purchase programme.
Asian shares followed global stock markets higher on Friday after the Bank of England launched a stimulus package.
American stocks ended little changed on Thursday as investors kept to the sidelines ahead of Friday's US payrolls report for July.
Emerging-market stocks rise for the first time in three days as oil trading above $40 a barrel boosts energy producers and the rand gains.
Gold posts its first back-to-back decline in a week before a Bank of England decision on interest rates and official US jobs numbers.