Dollar climbs with bonds as Trump tax plan in play

2017-04-26 13:42

The dollar has climbed with US government bonds before President Donald Trump unveils his tax cut plan that could breathe new life into flagging reflation trades.

Rand shocks markets, regains third of losses since Gordhan recall

2017-04-13 10:20

The rand has rallied by 2.7%, gaining 40c against the dollar, surprising currency analysts in South Africa.

Dollar, equities slide as Trump trade shows cracks

2017-03-27 15:53

US stocks have fallen with the dollar, while Treasuries rallied as investor doubts grew that US President Donald Trump will be able to implement his economic agenda.

Dollar, S&P 500 futures drop on health-care flop

2017-03-27 09:50

The dollar and US equity futures have accelerated declines and gold climbed with bonds as investors shunned risk assets.

Dollar snowed in low volume range

2017-03-14 10:00

The dollar has traded in a tight range against most major peers with turnover below average as traders held on to existing positions.

Dollar extends gain, euro climbs before ECB meets

2017-03-09 14:12

The dollar has risen and the euro strengthened as central banks dominated markets.

Dollar climbs spurred by Fed as stocks edge lower

2017-03-02 12:02

The dollar extended gains as hawkish signals from the Federal Reserve continued to pile up, while stocks in Europe took a breather after Wednesday’s global rally.

Dollar firms on Fed rate hike talk, eyes on Trump

2017-03-01 07:24

The dollar has firmed in Asia after two top Federal Reserve officials suggested US interest rates could rise as soon, while traders await a key speech by Donald Trump to Congress.

Dollar, Asia stocks track global losses on US uncertainty

2017-02-24 07:35

The dollar has struggled to recover, Asian markets suffered fresh losses after Treasury lowered US growth expectations and appeared to temper Trump's belligerence towards China's currency policy.

Dollar strengthens with Asia stocks,gold drops

2017-02-21 10:05

Dollar bulls have been handed the baton after a Federal Reserve policy maker reinforced the chances for a US interest-rate increase as soon as next month.


Markets wrap: Stocks rise, dollar falls as weekend risks fade

2017-04-17 16:46

US stocks have rebounded from a weekly slide, while the dollar weakened as traders returned from a long weekend that failed to deliver major geopolitical events that threaten global growth.

Rand steady as Syria strike shields currency from Fitch downgrade

2017-04-07 15:04

A US airstrike on a Syrian military target has shielded the rand from any depreciation, following Fitch’s downgrade of the country's credit rating to junk status.

Rampant rand runs as TrumpCare fails

2017-03-27 10:00

US President Donald Trump’s health care reform failure and strong Eurozone data saw the rand lead emerging markets to reach new highs as the US dollar weakened.

Dollar slides fourth day, Asian stocks are mixed

2017-03-20 08:29

A gauge of the US dollar has headed for its longest losing streak since Donald Trump won the election, while stocks faltered even with a global index at an all-time high.

Dollar drops as euro bets erase Trump-fuelled rally

2017-03-13 13:03

The dollar has traded lower versus most of its peers on position unwinding after the latest US employment report, while the euro attempted to maintain bullish momentum.

Dollar steady, Asian stocks retreat after rally

2017-03-03 08:06

Asian equity investors have stepped back from Thursday’s gains, following US shares lower as Janet Yellen prepares to weigh in on the path for interest rates.

Dollar soars on Fed talk as stocks smash records

2017-03-01 22:00

Traders now put the chances of a rise in US interest rates this month at around 80% after two top Federal Reserve officials suggest an early hike is on the cards.

Dollar falls, treasuries gain amid economic data

2017-02-28 16:25

The dollar has slipped and Treasuries edged higher amid data showing tepid business investment in the US even as consumers stepped up spending.

Dollar rises as gain in mining stocks offsets HSBC

2017-02-21 13:03

Dollar bulls have been handed the baton after a Federal Reserve policy maker reinforced the chances for a US interest-rate increase as soon as next month.

Growing commodity demand positive for SA - economist

2017-02-20 19:49

Increasing infrastructure spend in the US could be a positive for South Africa as it drives demand for commodities.

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