The rand gained some ground against the dollar on Thursday despite SA’s jobless rate inching lower in the second quarter.
Asian stocks climbed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve provided an positive assessment of the American economy.
Wall Street ended lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged.
The safe-haven yen slumped after Japan's government announced a larger-than-expected economic stimulus package.
A buoyant yen and a fall in oil prices to their lowest since early May put stock markets on the defensive.
Oil prices edged up slightly in Asia on Tuesday after tumbling more than two percent the day before.
Commerzbank among the biggest fallers after the German lender disappointed with a decline in second-quarter core capital.
An unprecedented error by SA’s stock exchange had everyone from stock analysts to economists re-assessing two months of data.
Fitch downgrades SA’s local-currency debt assessment one level to bring it into line with the country’s foreign-currency rating.
The JSE all share index firmed 0.54% on Monday, shrugging off the JSE’s error which saw it distribute incorrect information ...
A programming error at the JSE means reported net purchases by foreign investors since May are actually net sales of about R36.4 billion.
Oil prices dipped on Monday, extending last week's losses on fresh worries about a global supply glut.
The dollar was buoyant against the yen and euro on Monday.
Asian shares held near nine-month highs on Monday as assurance from policymakers on the need to boost growth quelled worries ...
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