Rand wallet launched in cash-strapped Zimbabwe

2016-12-08 11:28

South Africa’s currency could effectively start circulating in Zimbabwe as mobile network Econet Wireless introduces rand wallet on its mobile money platform in the country.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Rand slumps for 4th day as bonds extend selloff

2016-11-14 17:03

The rand has slumped for a fourth day as a global bond selloff intensified on speculation President-elect Donald Trump’s spending pledges will fuel inflation and trigger rate hikes.

In Trump tantrum, emerging markets like SA are down but not yet out

2016-11-14 06:31

The selloff in emerging markets after Donald Trump’s US presidential election was intense. A closer look reveals that things aren’t as bad as they might seem.

Dollar’s Trump-inspired surge sets off intervention

2016-11-11 10:24

Central banks have stepped in to stabilise their currencies and the yen snapped a five-day losing streak on concern Donald Trump will pursue policies that spur capital outflows.


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.

Trump, Zuma and ratings reprieve boost rand

2016-11-28 10:34

A mixture of a weakening dollar caused by Trump, rating agency reviews in SA and a party meeting that could unseat President Jacob Zuma has seen the rand strengthen.

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 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 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

Expect rough ride for rand, but sit tight - expert

2016-11-14 20:26

There is far more volatility possible for the rand arising out of the European market than from Donald Trump’s ascension to power, says a forex expert.

Dollar rises to nine-month high

2016-11-14 08:53

The dollar has advanced for a fourth day on bets higher spending under Donald Trump’s administration will boost economic growth and inflation.

Rand set for biggest weekly slump since August

2016-11-11 16:37

The rand has extended losses to a third day and headed for the biggest weekly slump since August on concerns that Donald Trump will pursue certain policies.

Trump fear fans dollar rally, emerging market sell-off

2016-11-11 07:33

The dollar has soared against high-yielding currencies, with dealers betting Donald Trump's planned huge spending policies will fire inflation.

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