CEOs expect rand to depreciate in 2017

2016-12-07 13:49

CEOs believe the local unit’s recent gains will be short-lived, and that its value may depreciate even further in 2017.

Dollar slips as new angst unseats Trump trades

2016-12-02 09:33

The Trump rally is running out of steam as fresh concerns over the outlook for the US and stability in Europe weigh on the dollar and global equities.

Dollar slips before jobs data as oil trades near $50

2016-12-01 12:10

Financial markets have started the month on an uncertain footing after a dramatic November, with the dollar retreating from a nine-month high.

Oil retreats below $47 before Opec meeting as metals snap rally

2016-11-29 07:24

Oil has retreated back below $47 as Opec members haggled ahead of a meeting on production cuts, while a rally in metals ran out of steam.

Dollar extends retreat as metals advance with Asian equities

2016-11-28 11:36

The dollar has fallen the most since September versus major peers as traders focused on events this week that could derail its rally.

Dollar surge weighs on emerging markets

2016-11-24 16:16

The dollar’s gains have reverberated through emerging markets as the case for multiple US rate hikes next year strengthened.

Dollar extends surge as bonds decline

2016-11-24 09:45

The dollar has extended gains at the highest in more than a decade as a stronger case for hiking US interest rates weighed on bonds and gold.

Jammine: Rand gets a Trump dump – looming downgrade suggests R16/$ on cards

2016-11-22 10:13

SA's political turbulence is reflected in its currency, which has lost -8.4% in value since Trump was elected US president. An economist takes a look at future prospects

Dollar slips before Yellen as bonds gain

2016-11-17 09:40

The dollar has weakened versus most peers, Treasuries have edged higher and Asian stocks fluctuated ahead of American inflation data

Pound extends decline as UK inflation slows

2016-11-15 15:13

The pound has fallen versus the dollar as a report showed UK inflation unexpectedly slowed, bolstering speculation that interest rates will stay low for longer.


Euro falls after Italy's Renzi quits on referendum defeat

2016-12-05 07:32

The euro briefly fell to a 20-month low against the dollar after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.

Dollar slips with Asian stocks as new angst unseats Trump trades

2016-12-02 08:21

The Trump rally is running out of steam as fresh concerns over the outlook for the US and stability in Europe weigh on the dollar and global equities.

Yen set for worst month since 2009

2016-11-29 09:36

The yen has been headed for its worst month in almost seven years on speculation Donald Trump will pursue reflationary policies.

Global currency fluctuations and offshore investments

2016-11-28 15:46

In comparison to global GDP, global trade has grown exponentially over the past two centuries, explains a portfolio manager at Novare Investments.

Dollar rally plugs on, Tokyo boosted by soft yen

2016-11-25 07:25

The dollar has barrelled ever higher against most currencies, sitting at an eight-month high against the yen and hitting a record high against the Indian rupee.

Thanksgiving to give rand a breather

2016-11-24 11:19

The closure of US markets on Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday should reduce global event risk for the rand, analysts say.

Dollar divide grows on Trump

2016-11-23 09:27

After getting caught out by Donald Trump’s election, strategists in the world’s biggest market are now divided on where the dollar will go once he takes office.

Dollar surges on rate talk, emerging markets struggle

2016-11-18 07:21

The dollar has extended gains across the board as investors took bullish comments from the Fed as almost guaranteeing the central bank will hike interest rates next month.

Yen may rebound to 100 on Trump risks

2016-11-16 09:35

The yen’s swoon after Donald Trump’s shock election win has turned the developed world’s strongest currency into its weakest performer.

Dollar reverses post-election rally

2016-11-15 14:48

The dollar has fallen against its major peers for the first time since Donald Trump won the US presidency.

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