Smooth vote keeps currency near two-month high

2012-12-19 10:54

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The rand traded near a two-month high early today and looked to further those gains in an upbeat market after an internal ANC election passed off smoothly and US officials appeared to make progress in talks about the fiscal cliff.

“There could have been a shift towards a leader or group of leaders that may favour greater state intervention,” said Christopher Shiells, emerging market analyst at Informa Global Markets. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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