ARTICLES RELATING TO CURRENCIES

JSE rises despite weaker US jobs data

2020-01-10 17:47

United States non-farm payrolls for the month of December came in lower than expected as the US economy added 145 000 jobs instead of the forecast 160 000 jobs.

JSE softer as US-Iran tensions remain

2020-01-08 18:06

The rand recovered from its earlier slump which saw it fall to a session low of R14.45/$. The local unit rallied to peak at a session high of R14.19/$ before it was recorded trading 0.44% firmer at R14.23 against the dollar.

Gold's December rally stays alive to seal best year since 2010

2019-12-31 14:37

Gold climbed to a three-month high to clinch its best annual performance since 2010, as a weaker dollar helped cap a year marked by global economic jitters and trade frictions.

West Africa monetary union to reform CFA franc, keep euro peg

2019-12-22 11:21

The West African Economic and Monetary Union has agreed with France to a number of changes to the CFA franc currency, says Ivory Coast's president.

JSE holds on to gains

2019-12-12 17:48

After having opened and trading mostly firmer in the morning session on Thursday, the local bourse relinquished most of its gains despite eventually closing firmer on the day.

Volatility spread spells trouble ahead for rand

2019-12-02 20:56

Rand volatility is at a five-year low. Don’t count on it staying that way.

Resources lift the all-share index

2019-11-22 17:57

The local bourse got off to a slow start as it retreated marginally in earlier trading before it found momentum towards the afternoon session.

JSE softer as inflation falls to lowest level in 8 years

2019-11-20 18:03

The United States bill could potentially complicate the ongoing US-China trade talks which could result in a deal not being signed soon.

Industrials lead gains on the JSE

2019-11-18 18:33

The local bourse took a leaf from the firmer closes in Asian markets where the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.35% and 0.8% higher respectively, while the Nikkei managed gains of 0.49%.

Rand rallies with bonds as SA dodges Moody's downgrade

2019-11-04 18:54

The rand climbed and government bonds gained the most in 20 months after South Africa clung to its last investment-grade credit rating.

 

JSE closes weaker as resources struggle

2020-01-09 19:04

Miners have surged over the past couple of sessions on the back of firmer metal commodity prices, which have risen on the back of the tensions between the USA and Iraq.

Rand rally cut short on US assassination of top Iranian general

2020-01-03 13:27

The rand weakened by as much as 2% on Friday morning in the wake of the assassination of Qasem Soleimani by the US military.

Rand strength seems 'somewhat divorced' from actual SA sentiment - economist

2019-12-28 16:53

The current strength of the rand appears to be "somewhat divorced" from actual sentiment around the SA economy, an emerging markets economist tells Fin24.

Rand at its best level in four months, but real risks remain

2019-12-19 14:28

While the local unit usually strengthens over December, there are additional driving forces behind its recent rally, says an analyst.

Local bourse struggles for direction

2019-12-09 18:52

The JSE struggled for direction on Monday before eventually closing mildly softer after a muted session.

JSE weaker as blue-chips struggle

2019-11-29 18:58

The JSE slipped on Friday led by losses in the resources index where miners lost significant ground due to relatively weaker metal commodity prices.

SARB keeps rates unchanged as JSE closes softer

2019-11-21 18:30

Locally, the South African Reserve Bank decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.50% as the bank reiterated that future policy decisions would continue to be data driven.

JSE firmer as global markets remain buoyant

2019-11-19 18:03

US indices recorded fresh all-time highs led by tech shares as the main equity bourses continued to show signs of resilience. The upward momentum started off in Asia as the Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.55% and 1% higher respectively.

JSE closes softer after flat session

2019-11-15 19:23

The JSE closed softer on Friday as it lost momentum towards the close led by losses in the industrials and resources sectors.

Kganyago sees little point in SARB intervening to prop up rand

2019-10-25 16:06

'Of the may things we able to control, the exchange rate is not one of them,' says Kganyago.

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