South Africa's rand is on the verge of bucking a five-year losing trend, according to analysts.
Sterling recoups some losses after plunging almost 10 percent, as growing fears of a "hard" exit by Britain from the EU send ...
Lingering concerns over the possibility of a December downgrade are weighing on South Africa's currency, according to economists.
Britain's pound has been under pressure all week - but Friday morning saw the currency dip to a three-decade low in minutes.
For the world's top currency forecaster, the dollar is a buy whatever the outcome of America's presidential election.
SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago says predicting the rand's movements is difficult because of the number of factors affecting it.
Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says fluctuations in South Africa's currency are partly driven by political turmoil.
Britain's pound dips below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985 on Wednesday.
Looming risks from the US presidential election and Britain starting talks to leave the EU may boost gold's role as a haven.
The pound dropped to a three-decade low against the dollar amid mounting investor concern of a so-called "hard Brexit".
SA's rand is set to strengthen against the dollar over the next two years as relatively high yields continue to attract investment, ...
SA's rand fell as much as 1.2 percent on Friday to head for its biggest weekly retreat this month.
The market capitalisation of the Top 10 JSE-listed mining companies is R478 billion - a 48% jump thanks to the firmer gold price.
OPEC might still agree an oil output-limiting deal later this year after failing to do so in Algeria this week.
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.