Dollar pressured after Fed interest rate talk

2015-03-19 08:56

The dollar has struggled to recover after diving on comments from the US Federal Reserve that cooled expectations of an early summer interest rate hike.

Cees Bruggemans: Will the Rand sink or swim?

2015-03-18 11:03

Will the Rand sink against the Euro as markets start to believe that ECB President Draghi will succeed in inducing growth?

Dollar hits 12-year high against euro

2015-03-15 12:15

The dollar has resumed its relentless surge higher after a breather, hitting a 12-year high against the euro as traders have awaited a Federal Reserve meeting.

Cees Bruggemans: Business reinventions, Dollar reevaluations and energy price reductions

2015-03-10 15:31

Cees Bruggemans discusses business, windfall and order in his latest opinion piece, focusing on the strengthening dollar and energy price reductions.

Dollar weak after mixed US data

2015-03-03 08:58

The dollar has slipped following mixed US data, but it was sitting near a two-year high against China's yuan after Beijing cut interest rates.

Dollar takes breather after rallying on US jobs

2015-02-09 08:39

The dollar has retreated in Asia after rallying at the end of last week as a robust US jobs report fuelled speculation the Fed Reserve would raise interest rates.

Dollar firms vs euro

2015-01-21 09:25

The dollar has gained ground against the euro and yen as the market expects the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year.

Dollar down in Asian trade

2015-01-12 09:02

The dollar has fallen in Asia after a report revealed a decline in US wages that could dampen consumer spending and delay an interest rate increase.

European stocks drop at start of new year

2015-01-02 17:00

European stock markets fell on the first trading day of the year, hit by poorly-received manufacturing data from across the region, while the euro slid to four-year lows.

Dollar rises as confidence in US economy grows

2014-12-12 08:36

The dollar has risen against other currencies in Asia as a strong US retail sales report reinforced investor confidence.


Dovish Fed sinks dollar, gives euro big boost

2015-03-19 05:34

The Federal Reserve has sent the dollar tumbling with a surprisingly dovish forecast for growth and interest rates, even as it moved closer to a midyear rate hike.

Dollar picks up ahead of Fed meeting

2015-03-16 09:53

The dollar has hit another 12-year high against the euro, ahead of a closely watched Federal Reserve policy meeting this week.

Dollar walks over global peers

2015-03-11 07:38

The dollar has marched higher, supported by expectations for a mid-year US rate hike and diverging policy paths between the Fed and other major central banks.

Dollar hits near 8-yr high on hopes for US rate hike

2015-03-10 13:21

The dollar hit a near 8-yr high against the yen on mounting speculation that Fed will lift interest rates by mid-year as the US economy picks up strength.

Dollar slips on Fed chief's rate hike comments

2015-02-25 09:04

The dollar has fallen as US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hinted that a rate hike was unlikely before the summer.

Surge in dollar-debt leaves African nations bare

2015-01-28 11:21

A surge in foreign debt issuance by African nations has left some fragile economies exposed to the risk of billions of dollars in foreign exchange related losses.

Rand firms as Swiss surprise stokes volatility

2015-01-16 10:15

The rand has firmed against the dollar as financial markets reeled in the wake of the Swiss National Bank's surprise decision to abandon its currency cap.

Time to buy rand debt, say money managers

2015-01-07 14:21

While foreign investors have been selling their holdings of South African bonds, some domestic money managers say now is the time to be buying rand debt.

US dollar holds steady in Asian trade

2014-12-23 08:38

The greenback has held steady in thin Asian trade, supported by hopes for fresh upbeat figures on the US economy.

Rand on shaky ground ahead of ratings reviews

2014-12-11 10:52

The rand has traded sideways against the dollar after falling to fresh six year lows the day before, with the market bracing for a downgrade.

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