Rand vs us dollar
Rand firms on easing trade tensions, equities down
At 1510 GMT the rand was 0.67% firmer at 15.1975 against the dollar.
Both of the country’s major stock indexes weakened more than 2% following the inversion in the US debt market, a situation where shorter-dated borrowing costs are higher than longer ones.231 days ago
At 0700 GMT the rand was 0.18% weaker at 14.1150 per dollar after weakening below the psychologically important 14 to the dollar market overnight.398 days ago
At 0640 GMT, the rand was 0.39% weaker at 13.6600 per dollar, its weakest since 29 January, compared with an overnight close of 13.6250 in New York.419 days ago
Stocks were firm but pared some of Monday’s gains following the trade war truce between the US and China as investors awaited detail.484 days ago