The currency firmed slightly after data showed the domestic trade deficit narrowed to R2.91 billion.
The Energy Department earlier announced the petrol price will decrease by 45 c/l from Wednesday.
The minister says the SIU has been called in to investigate allegations of maladministration.
It’s understood Zanokuhle Mbatha is the dreadlocked suspect in the identikit released by police.
The group is believed to be responsible for at least three fires at the mine this month.
Lesetja Kganyago says there are rigidities in SA's labour market.