Rand holds its own as trade war fears abate

2018-03-27 10:26

The rand is set to benefit as fears of a trade war between the US and China have eased after both President Trump and China softened their stance overnight, say market analysts.

Rand holds firm as Moody's rating decision looms

2018-03-23 15:40

The rand continued to firm in the early hours of Friday afternoon, as SA analysts remained cautiously optimistic that Moody's would not downgrade SA's sovereign debt to junk.

Ratings agencies note Ramaphosa's election, but swift upgrade unlikely

2018-02-15 19:44

While ratings agencies cautiously welcomed Ramaphosa's elevation to the presidency, analysts say they'll need more time to decide whether or nor to upgrade SA's poor credit ratings.


Rand may retest R11.50/$ on good economic news - analyst

2018-03-26 11:27

'The sentiment in SA has lifted markedly in the past four months, and with the latest influx of good news we could see the rand enjoying a favourable run in the short term,' says analyst Andre Botha.

Rand firms for second day as markets consider downgrade unlikely

2018-03-22 10:41

Global ratings agency Moody’s is set to announce on Friday whether it will downgrade SA’s sovereign credit rating to junk status.

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