Markets glued to crucial central bank decisions
December is set to be a crucial month for central banks in the US and Europe, as markets expect major decisions in the weeks to come.
CD South Africa: Dismal data
The local unit is proving to be its own worst enemy, as a shocking trade balance figure released yesterday handed the rand a hospital pass.
Weekly Market Analysis: Euro the saving grace of struggling Sterling
Sterling fell against the US dollar last week and remained steady against the broadly weaker euro.
Decisive fortnight ahead for pound, euro and US dollar (+ video)
Over the next two weeks the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and the US Federal Reserve all meet to decide on interest rates.
CD South Africa: Cracker ahead for the rand
The rand will start one of the most important weeks of the year firmly on the back foot.
Is the euro on track for parity with the US dollar?
The ECB's tricky balancing act has been made harder by Goldman Sachs, which thinks that the euro could achieve dollar parity within months.
CD South Africa: Rand getting dragged along
The rand followed emerging market currencies to weaker levels yesterday as the US dollar rally gained momentum.