UK Productivity decline hits the pound
Manufacturing PMI numbers were in line with expectation .
Rand on Easter run
The rand strengthened by nearly 1.5% against the US dollar yesterday.
Sterling awaits PMI (video)
Sterling has extended its recovery during Asian trading and goes into today’s (1 April) European session in good form.
Rand closes month above 12/$
First ever monthly close above 12/$ and the completion of 12 straight quarters (yes, 3 years) of rand loses .
Greece aid deal leaves markets in limbo (video)
In keeping with the broader theme for markets, the Greenback continues to be supported by investors.
SA trade balance in the spotlight
The rand looks set to end the month above 12/$ for the first time ever.
UK readies itself for poll positions (video)
Today marks the official start of the UK general election campaign.