Regional

3 months ago | May 22, 2019

Rand dips ahead of inflation release

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand weakened on Wednesday as steady demand for dollars spurred by easing of trade ...

3 months ago | May 21, 2019

Rand weakens in cautious trade ahead of inflation, rates decision

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand backtracked on Tuesday, surrendering the previous session’s small gains in ...

3 months ago | May 17, 2019

Rand weakens as dollar boosted by solid data

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand weakened early on Friday as most emerging market currencies retreated against a ...

3 months ago | May 15, 2019

Goldman Sachs to sell fixed income products in South Africa, ...

JOHANNESBURG – Goldman Sachs is seeking a South African banking licence as part of plans to offer fixed income ...

3 months ago | May 14, 2019

Rand down

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand was mostly flat on Tuesday, struggling to bounce back from a flare-up in ...

3 months ago | May 13, 2019

JPMorgan cuts S.Africa local bond exposure citing fiscal, flags ...

LONDON – JPMorgan reduced its exposure to South African local bonds citing a deteriorating fiscal outlook and ...

4 months ago | May 10, 2019

Rand steady as ruling party takes lead in elections

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand was mostly unchanged in early trade on Friday, as vote counting showed the ...

4 months ago | May 8, 2019

Steinhoff Says Ex-CEO Got $2.4 Million Bonus Without Approvals

Steinhoff International Holdings NV former Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste received almost 2.1 million-euros ($2.4 ...

4 months ago | May 7, 2019

Rand steady with elections bets balanced

JOHANNESBURG – The South African rand inched upward early on Tuesday, bouncing back from the previous session’s ...

4 months ago | May 6, 2019

Rand falls as election jitters, trade fears grow

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand weakened on Monday amid jitters over upcoming elections and worries over a ...

4 months ago | May 3, 2019

Rand weaker as elections approach

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand was little changed early on Friday as limited liquidity after a mid-week ...

4 months ago | April 29, 2019

Rand firmer as dollar buyers tread water ahead of Fed comments

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand firmed early on Monday, scoring some relief against a slack dollar as investors ...

4 months ago | April 26, 2019

Rand strengthens slightly ahead of U.S. growth data

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand strengthened slightly against the dollar on Friday with other emerging markets, but ...

4 months ago | April 24, 2019

Rand falls as U.S. data bolsters dollar

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand slipped to a three-week low in early trade on Wednesday as robust U.S. economic data ...

4 months ago | April 23, 2019

South Africa’s rand, bonds little changed, stocks set to ...

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand was little changed in early trade on Tuesday with investors refraining from making ...

4 months ago | April 17, 2019

South African consumer inflation quickens to 4.5 pct in March

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s headline consumer inflation accelerated to 4.5 percent year on year in March from 4.1 ...

4 months ago | April 15, 2019

Tanzania agrees $1.7bn financing deal with World Bank

DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzania has agreed a new $1.7 billion financing deal with the World Bank to fund various projects ...

4 months ago | April 12, 2019

Rand slips after poor local manufacturing data

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand weakened past the threshold of 14.00 to the dollar early on Friday on data ...

4 months ago | April 11, 2019

Rand holds firm amidst grim global outlook

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand held on to its gains in early trade on Thursday amid grim forecasts for the ...

5 months ago | April 9, 2019

Rand on the front foot in early trade

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand firmed early on Tuesday, advancing alongside Asian currencies as a dollar wobble ...