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South Africa slump batters smaller neighbours protecting rand peg

Oct 18 2018 09:29

South Africans aren’t the only ones struggling through the country’s economic slump.

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Rand ‘rides wave’ as Turkish lira firms

Oct 16 2018 10:23

The rand has continued to strengthen on the back of lower-than-expected US retail sales as well as a firmer Turkish lira, firming to a high of R14.28 to the greenback on Tuesday morning.

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Rand rides Mboweni wave - but strong dollar remains a threat

Oct 10 2018 10:05

The local currency gained 1.8% against the greenback on Tuesday, an indication of positive market reaction to the announcement that the former SA Reserve Bank governor had been named finance minister.

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