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10 October 2016, 04:15am
Rand bulls predict change of fortune
Rand bulls predict change of fortune
Currencies

South Africa's rand is on the verge of bucking a five-year losing trend, according to analysts.

7 October 2016, 2:54pm
Sterling slide fuels risk-off on US payrolls day
Sterling slide fuels risk-off on US payrolls day

Sterling recoups some losses after plunging almost 10 percent, as growing fears of a "hard" exit by Britain from the EU send ...

7 October 2016, 11:02am
Rand will be weaker by year-end - poll
Rand will be weaker by year-end - poll
Currencies

Lingering concerns over the possibility of a December downgrade are weighing on South Africa's currency, according to economists.

7 October 2016, 10:08am
Sterling suffers ‘flash crash’ before recovering
Sterling suffers ‘flash crash’ before recovering
Currencies

Britain's pound has been under pressure all week - but Friday morning saw the currency dip to a three-decade low in minutes.

6 October 2016, 4:00pm
Trump or Clinton, forecaster sees dollar gain
Trump or Clinton, forecaster sees dollar gain
Currencies

For the world's top currency forecaster, the dollar is a buy whatever the outcome of America's presidential election.

6 October 2016, 07:45am
SA’s rand ‘still vulnerable to domestic risks’
SA’s rand ‘still vulnerable to domestic risks’
Currencies

SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago says predicting the rand's movements is difficult because of the number of factors affecting it.

6 October 2016, 04:13am
Kganyago: SA’s rand is undervalued
Kganyago: SA’s rand is undervalued
Currencies

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says fluctuations in South Africa's currency are partly driven by political turmoil.

5 October 2016, 1:58pm
Sterling at lowest since 1985
Sterling at lowest since 1985

Britain's pound dips below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985 on Wednesday.

5 October 2016, 10:03am
Top forecaster says gold may snap back
Top forecaster says gold may snap back
Commodities

Looming risks from the US presidential election and Britain starting talks to leave the EU may boost gold's role as a haven.

4 October 2016, 10:56am
Brexit anxiety hits the pound
Brexit anxiety hits the pound
Currencies

The pound dropped to a three-decade low against the dollar amid mounting investor concern of a so-called "hard Brexit".

3 October 2016, 12:21pm
RenCap sees SA’s rand extending gains
RenCap sees SA’s rand extending gains
Currencies

SA's rand is set to strengthen against the dollar over the next two years as relatively high yields continue to attract investment, ...

30 September 2016, 11:49am
Risk aversion hits the rand
Risk aversion hits the rand
Currencies

SA's rand fell as much as 1.2 percent on Friday to head for its biggest weekly retreat this month.

30 September 2016, 07:40am
R478bn market cap for top 10 miners
R478bn market cap for top 10 miners
South Africa

The market capitalisation of the Top 10 JSE-listed mining companies is R478 billion - a 48% jump thanks to the firmer gold price.

28 September 2016, 2:08pm
OPEC could still agree to limit oil
OPEC could still agree to limit oil

OPEC might still agree an oil output-limiting deal later this year after failing to do so in Algeria this week.

28 September 2016, 07:35am
Maize meal production drop set to trigger hikes
Maize meal production drop set to trigger hikes
Commodities

SA's maize meal production decreased 8% in the past 12 months to July - and the decline could lead to an increase in the price of staples like bread.