Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.79/$

2019-01-17 08:01

The rand closed at R13.79/$ at 17.00 CAT after trading in range of 13.6554-13.8324 for the day.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.77/$ as focus turns to rates announcement

2019-01-15 08:42

Bianca Botes, Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions said earlier that with the rand finally breaking below R13.80/$ towards the end of trading on Monday, it has ratcheted another leg stronger.

Markets WRAP: Rand holds firm, ends the day at R13.88/$

2019-01-11 08:01

The rand remained on a firm footing, closing at R13.88 to the US dollar, which slid on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve Bank.

Trumpeconomics and emerging markets: rand roller coaster to persist in 2019

2019-01-09 11:11

Rand volatility is expected to continue for a third year in 2019, says Preregrine Treasury Solutions's Bianca Botes.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.93/$

2019-01-08 08:15

The rand had a day's range of R13.86 to R14.05 to the dollar on Tuesday.

Rand extends gains against dollar, JSE positive

2019-01-04 10:38

Dramatic swings in the rand – at one stage on Thursday it was trading as low as R14.70 to the greenback – point to a volatile year ahead for the local currency.

Rand reverses losses to end day 1% stronger against dollar

2019-01-03 19:06

After falling to a three-month low against the dollar earlier on Thursday, the rand clawed back its losses to end the day over 1% firmer against the greenback.

These experts were right about the rand in 2018 – while Goldman Sachs got it spectacularly wrong

2019-01-02 18:16

The elections are expected to sway the currency in 2019.

These experts were right about the rand in 2018 – while Goldman Sachs got it spectacularly wrong

2019-01-02 18:15

The elections are expected to sway the currency in 2019.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R14.38/$, stocks end on a high

2018-12-31 08:08

The rand ended its trade on the last day of the year at R14.38/$, while local stocks climbed 0.6% in the final session.

 

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.70/$, while stocks struggle on Brexit developments

2019-01-16 08:36

The rand ended the day at R13.70/$, while British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face a no-confidence vote in UK Parliament.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.83/$

2019-01-14 08:06

TreasuryONE's Andre Botha said earlier the jump in the rand could be attributed to a couple of things - one of which was the start of the political parties election manifesto.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.90/$

2019-01-10 08:12

Andre Botha, Senior Currency Dealer at TreasuryONE said earlier that the rand and other emerging markets started the day on the front foot.

Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.86/$

2019-01-09 08:48

"The overall tone in the markets is for some EM strength but as we have seen in the past, sentiment is fickle and it only takes one headline for it to change,” said TreasuryONE's Andre Botha.

UPDATE: Volatile first week for rand, breaches R14/$ mark

2019-01-04 17:09

The rand broke below the R14/$ mark and weakened as much as R14.69 to the greenback in just the first week of the year.

Markets WRAP: Rand breaks below the R14/$ mark

2019-01-04 08:32

The rand gained more than 2% after South African markets closed on Friday.

These experts were right about the rand in 2018 – while Goldman Sachs got it spectacularly wrong

2019-01-02 18:27

The elections are expected to sway the currency in 2019.

These experts were right about the rand in 2018 – while Goldman Sachs got it spectacularly wrong

2019-01-02 18:15

The elections are expected to sway the currency in 2019.

Markets WRAP: Asian markets bleed, oil starts 2019 with price slide

2019-01-02 08:22

It's hardly been a triumphant start for markets on the first trade session of the year.

7 things that affected the rand in 2018

2018-12-30 10:30

From Zuma's ousting to US-China trade relations, here are all the events which impacted the rand in 2018.

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