The dollar rose against the yen on Monday after five straight days of losses.
Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Tuesday, fuelled by growing concern over the conflict in Syria and political unrest in Turkey.
Asian shares slid on Tuesday as investors waited on tenterhooks for news of the US Federal Open Market Committee's plans for its stimulus programme.
JSE stocks up, Telkom gains
South African stocks rose as investors bought recently battered shares such as retailers.
Maize falls to a 1-week low
Rand pares biggest currency rally
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The dollar and world shares edged higher, clawing back some of the previous day's steep losses.
Oil prices fell in line with Asian equities following the Bank of Japan's decision to hold off unveiling any fresh economic stimulus, analysts said.
Tokyo stocks slipped 0.21 percent by the close.
South Africa's rand edged higher against the dollar after touching a new four-year low the day before.
Japanese stocks slumped and commodities were mostly lower on Wednesday, extending an overnight global selloff in equities.
The dollar was under pressure against the yen in Asia on Wednesday morning.
Oil prices fell in line with Asian equities on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan's decision to hold off unveiling any fresh economic stimulus.
US stocks slid in a volatile session on Tuesday after Japan's central bank disappointed equity markets by holding its monetary policy steady.
Positive data on upbeat manufacturing, released yesterday, helped the rand recover earlier losses on concerns over a continued decline in mining output as the sector battles factors including sustained labour unrest and hi...
South Africa's Top-40 index posted its biggest one-day drop in nearly 2 years.
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