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Rand races to under R13.30/$

Aug 14 2017 13:20

The rand has strengthened more than 1.3% against the US dollar, moving below the R13.30-level against the greenback.


Brace for pound turbulence as economics and politics collide

Aug 14 2017 10:06

The pound may be in for a bout of volatility, according to analysts, after a week that saw the currency confined to its tightest range versus the dollar in almost three years.


Rand goes from best performer to laggard as Zuma wins vote

Aug 09 2017 13:25

The rand fell for a second day against the dollar after President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence vote that could have brought an end to his administration.


Rand leads world currency losses as Zuma survives ouster vote

Aug 08 2017 21:45

The rand tanked after President Jacob Zuma survived another motion of no confidence even after the vote was done through a secret ballot.

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