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Rand dips on stronger dollar, stocks up

The rand’s weakness also comes as the latest local consumer and producer inflation figures show an uptick in prices, but not by enough to dampen expectations of further monetary policy easing.

Mali junta says it has freed ousted president Keita

Keita’s whereabouts could not immediately be confirmed. His residence in Bamako appeared deserted at midday with no sign of the usual security presence outside, a local resident said, asking not to be named.

Australia's Finch says test career probably finished

Finch, Australia’s limited-overs skipper, made his test debut in 2018 against Pakistan in Dubai as fellow opener David Warner served a one-year suspension for his role in the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal.

Hollywood thriller 'Tenet' tests fans' appetite for cinemas

The biggest release since schedules were torn up in March - and the only one of 2020’s potential summer blockbusters to make it to the screen in the holiday season - 'Tenet' launched in 70 countries on Wednesday ahead of the United States next week.

Rand falls after CPI data, stocks rise

South Africa’s headline consumer price inflation quickened to 3.2% year-on-year in July from 2.2% in June. Market expectations were for a 3.1% rise, well within the central bank’s target of 3-6%.