Regional

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

2 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 ...

3 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 ...

3 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 ...

3 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 ...

3 months ago | April 8, 2019

Rand retreats from 5-week high

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand weakened in early trade on Monday, retreating from a five-week best hit in the ...

Harmony Gold expects drop in half-year earnings per share

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s Harmony Gold said on Friday its earnings per share for the first half of the year ...

5 months ago | February 6, 2019

South African business confidence index falls in January

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s business confidence was stable in January, with investors seeing progress in the ...

5 months ago | February 1, 2019

Rand backtracks after Fed surge

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand weakened early on Friday, giving up some of the ground it gained after a ...

6 months ago | December 20, 2018

Rand gains as Fed signals fewer hikes for 2019

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand traded stronger early Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest ...

6 months ago | December 19, 2018

Rand rises as dollar slides ahead of Fed meeting

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand traded firm early Wednesday, as expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will ...

6 months ago | December 18, 2018

Rand stronger as dollar slides ahead of Fed

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s rand traded slightly stronger early Tuesday, helped by a fragile dollar as markets ...

6 months ago | December 17, 2018

South African retailer Edcon in talks with landlords about ...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African retailer Edcon is in talks with shopping mall owners about a two-year 41 ...