Dollar gets a lift from upbeat Fed report

2015-09-03 08:45

The dollar has risen against the yen, extending its recovery from losses, as confidence in global markets returned owing to solid US economic data.

Cees Bruggemans: Zuma fingers private sector – real story lies overseas

2015-09-01 13:32

Cees Bruggemans questions President Jacob Zuma's claims that the responsibility of a failing government is now at the hands of the private sector.

Dollar ticks up after upbeat US growth figures

2015-08-28 09:00

The dollar has stayed firm against the yen after upbeat US growth data suggested the world's top economy was weathering a slowdown in China.

Dollar ticks up after China moves to calm market turmoil

2015-08-26 08:42

The dollar has ticked up against the yen as Chinese authorities moved to shore up the world's number two economy and reverse a global stock market bloodbath.

Bearish Fed minutes send dollar tumbling

2015-08-20 12:45

The unexpectedly bearish minutes of the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting has sent the dollar sinking.

Dollar struggles as Fed minutes dampen rate-hike hopes

2015-08-20 07:38

The dollar has been under pressure in Asian trading after surprisingly bearish minutes from the US Fed's last meeting dampened hopes for an imminent rate hike.

Dollar gains on September rate hike hopes

2015-08-17 09:03

The dollar has risen against the euro and yen as upbeat US data kept hopes for an interest rate rise as early as next month.

Evenett: Devaluing FX – most ‘unimaginative’ policy needed to boost exports

2015-08-13 15:29

Currency devaluation is a crude measure and the reason behind China's devaluation is to weaken the link between the yuan and the US dollar, says an analyst.

Dollar rises as China devalues yuan

2015-08-11 10:45

The US dollar has lurched higher as China allowed its yuan to fall to levels last seen in 2012, a shift that could provide a competitive boost to exports for the country.

Dollar trading at two-month yen high

2015-08-06 08:34

The dollar has been near a two-month high against the yen as traders increasingly bet that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates as early as September.


Dollar firms as investors eye US jobs data

2015-09-02 11:34

The dollar has firmed against the euro and yen in Asia on building optimism over the health of the US economy.

Dollar weakens further in Asia

2015-09-01 08:41

The dollar has lost ground in line with a fall in Asian shares, as concerns about the global economy clouded the outlook for a US Fed Reserve rate hike.

Dollar gains as Wall St rebounds from 6-day rout

2015-08-27 07:55

The dollar broadly has strengthened as a strong US equities rally snapped a six-day rout, signaling resilience in the face of China's woes that have roiled markets.

Dollar takes a hit on global growth jitters

2015-08-21 07:59

Currency traders have sold the dollar in Asian trading as confidence in the global economy headed south and hopes for a September US interest rate hike faded.

Rand breaches R13/$ for the first time in 14 years

2015-08-20 11:25

The market is pricing in more pain than is prevalent in market conditions, an analyst says, as options traders signal a tough time for the rand.

Dollar up on rate hike hopes, baht falls after Bangkok blast

2015-08-18 07:47

The dollar has risen against the yen as strong housing data bolstered hopes for a US interest rate hike, while the Thai baht slumped to a fresh six-year low.

Dollar lags in Asia after lift from retail sales

2015-08-14 09:46

The dollar has dipped against the yen and euro after getting a lift from a solid US retail sales report that boosted expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike.

Dollar jumps after China devalues currency again

2015-08-12 07:33

The dollar has risen against a range of Asia-Pacific currencies after China cut the value of the yuan against the greenback for a second consecutive day.

Dollar ticks up ahead of US jobs data

2015-08-07 09:33

The dollar has risen as traders focused on key US jobs data later in the day, with an upbeat report likely to boost hopes for a September interest rate hike.

Cees Bruggemans looks ahead to 2018 and $1 = R22.50

2015-08-04 14:30

There are two outcomes for the rand: a manageable mangling over three years or a potential 80% free-fall, says Cees Bruggemans.

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