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Daily Dose

17 November 2017

The rand gained on Thursday, supported by favourable sentiment towards emerging market currencies. We see it trading stronger this morning as the dollar takes a knock on Trump political headwinds...

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Daily Dose

16 November 2017

The rand is marginally stronger this morning as a combination of better that expected local data and a weaker dollar helped lift the our local currency.  

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Daily Dose

6 February 2014

So far this week most emerging market currencies have put in for significant recovery moves against the safe haven US dollar. However, that exchange rate stabilisation doesn’t seem to be drawing capital back into the troubled group

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Daily Dose

5 February 2014

Another volatile session on the currency markets again yesterday with the Rand in a 11.07-11.28 range to the USD in an almost mirror of Mondays range but just the other way round with the local unit retracing the previous day’s losses. The gains were on the back of poor data in the manufacturing sector in the US with the perception that this will slow the FED tapering down which in my humble opinion is ....

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