US Fed opts for prudence
In the US, the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC’s) meeting minutes revealed the logic behind the decision to keep interest rates on hold at its September meeting.
CD South Africa: The rallying rand
Although it's not over yet, this week could be the rand’s second-best week in four years.
Sterling gets a boost
There was some fairly good news from the UK early yesterday morning, where industrial production data moved GBP/USD back above 1.53 and GBP/EUR above 1.36.
CD South Africa: Obstacles ahead
The rand (just like Bryan Habana) enjoyed a strong run yesterday as it strengthened all the way to 13.35/$.
CD South Africa: Second wind for the rand
Just like that, the local unit is on the front foot as it starts off this morning below the 13.50/$ support level.
Global growth concerns as central banks meet
With the UK economy showing signs of cooling off, tomorrow Mark Carney will be under pressure to provide suggestions as to how inflation can be increased before any decisions can be taken on the timing of an interest rate rise in the UK.
Central banks take centre stage
We have a big week across the globe of central bank meetings and feedback.