Emerging currencies surge against the dollar as last week's dismal US jobs data reignited worries about the world's top economy.
Oil prices push higher, but the gains are limited as producers increased their rig count as the commodity held around the key $50 level.
US and European shares, the dollar, oil and bond yields all dived after data showed the slowest pace of US job growth in more than five years.
Oil-price rally helps commodities to rebound from the lowest level in at least 25 years.
The euro weakened on Friday after the European Central Bank failed to lift its long-term forecasts.
European equities advanced on Friday, with French hotel group Accor among the top climbers.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.4 percent on Friday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.6 percent.
Currency dealers and analysts expect caution to prevail ahead of SA’s rating review by Standard & Poor's today.
OPEC leaders have failed to agree on a clear oil-output strategy, with Iran insisting on raising its own production.
Asian shares climbed on Friday as investors looked to US employment data that could add to or detract from the case for a ...
Wall Street closed slightly higher on Thursday as fresh data gave a rosier view of the American economy.
South Africa’s weak rand and sluggish economic growth are making foreign investors think long and hard about local prospects.
The Zimbabwean economy will continue to suffer deflationary pressures throughout 2016.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.5 percent on Thursday, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.6 percent.
South Africa's rand firms for a third consecutive session against the dollar on Thursday morning.